Firstborn: A Tor.Com Original

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Tom Doherty Associates, Jul 20, 2010 - Fiction - 32 pages

Of the son of a High Duke of the interstellar Empire, much glory is expected. And expected. And still expected, despite endless proof that young Dennison Crestmar has no talent whatsoever for war. But the life Dennison is forced to live will have its surprising lessons to impart...

Brandon Sanderson's novels include Elantris, the Mistborn series (Mistborn, The Well of Ascension, and The Hero of Ages), Warbreaker, and the several volumes of the Stormlight Archive beginning with 2010's The Way of Kings. Following the death of Robert Jordan in 2007, Jordan's wife and editor Harriet McDougal recruited Sanderson to finish Jordan's multi-volume fantasy series The Wheel of Time from Jordan's extensive drafts and notes. Published in 2009, The Gathering Storm, by Jordan and Sanderson, is the first of the three volumes that will conclude Jordan's epic.

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This is a very short science fiction novella by Sanderson. It was well written and somewhat ironic. I am always impressed by Sanderson’s ability to weave a believable world and engaging characters in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lindz2012 - LibraryThing

This book is okay. Though I do not really get this plot of the book. You get a look of what a girl has to do though and live in this society that was dominated by men. You also get a look at what a ... Read full review

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Brandon Sanderson grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. He lives in Utah with his wife and children and teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University. He is the author of such bestsellers as the MistbornŽ trilogy and its sequels, The Alloy of Law, Shadows of Self, and The Bands of Mourning; the Stormlight Archive novels The Way of Kings and Words of Radiance; and other novels, including The Rithmatist and Steelheart. In 2013, he won a Hugo Award for Best Novella for The Emperor's Soul, set in the world of his acclaimed first novel, Elantris. Additionally, he was chosen to complete Robert Jordan's Wheel of TimeŽ sequence. For behind-the-scenes information on all of Brandon Sanderson's books, visit brandonsanderson.com.

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