The Reckoners is a trilogy of young adult superhero novels written by American author Brandon Sanderson. . After the events of Steelheart and Mitosis, David Charleston, dubbed as the infamous ‘Steelslayer’ by many, is searching for. Brandon Sanderson is the last person I would have assumed would trick me with false advertising, but after only 44 pages were done of the ‘Mitosis’ copy I had. Mitosis is a novellete written by Brandon Sanderson that is part of The Reckoners series. It takes place between Steelheart and Firefight.

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And I wonder if it might help to go back to the beginning, to put everything in some kind of order. You will never read one of his stories and become frustrated at a cheesy plot twist or deus ex machina solution to a problem.

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A fast paced short read that acts as a perfect, if somewhat unnecessary filler between the two books. During this time, David’s father grabbed one of the dead guard’s guns and prepared himself to kill Deathpoint, believing that Steelheart was a hero.

This book is about Mitosis, who is again an Epic, and who wants some answers about how Steelheart died. Not like the city was before Calamity, but also a big change from how it was under Steelheart. My other reviews for this series: Read this review and more on my blog This is just a short “review”, considering it’s only a novella that I’m going to add to the end of my Firefight review on my blog.

Irresistible desire and thrilling suspense combine in this electrifying new Argeneau novel from New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands. I’m so happy to be back in Newcago! It is published by Delacorte Press. Sanderson uses plot twists that he teases enough for readers to pick up on to distract from the more dramatic reveals he has in store.

Sanderson has a precise way of writing, whether its his epic fantasy or in-your-face superhero fiction.

Mitosis: A Reckoners Story by Brandon Sanderson | : Books

David and Megan finally embrace and kiss. Cover of Steelheartthe first book in the series. David, armed with an Obliteration-powered bomb, is deposited at Calamity’s red star actually the International Space Stationwhich has been turned to glass. David and Abraham track down Tia, still alive in the city. David and Exel delve into the lore of ‘Dawnslight’, a believed good Epic who watches over the city and grants it with glowing lights on the spraypaint on the side of the walls of buildings, as well as filling the interiors of the city’s skyscrapers with luscious, jungle-like greenery and fruit to feed the people.


If this short story has any larger implications for the series, it is in discussing how epic weaknesses are in someway related to fear. When Calamity offered him powers he turned them down, yet these seem like strong signs that he is an epic. Something that destroyed them. Kinda like horcruxes, because if sandesron of them remains, the dude won’t die.

I joined a large group of people in a buddy read of Steelheart earlier in this month and absolutely loved it. There’s always another secret.

Ildithia is known for its abundant produce, due to an epic named Stormwind whose presence provides rain and unnaturally fast crop growth near the city. A nice filler between Steelheart and Firefight. Content is available under CC4 by-nc-nd unless otherwise branxon.

Jan 02, Becky rated it liked it Shelves: After going on a mission to retrieve his notes, David convinces The Reckoners to try to kill Steelheart. An original, challenging, and utterly absorbing story, this unmissable novella showcases Stephen Leeds at his best: In fact Firefight’s intro achieves the same results as the story of Mitosis does: When a beautiful mountebank arrives in the Brancon Imperishable, offering to lead an expedition to uncover the lost tomb of the Imperator Terminus, she stirs up the mob with promises of treasure and imperial power For me, this saved the edition.

In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies t Mitosis takes place shortly after the events in Steelheart, and acts as a lead in to its sequel Firefight. A sorceress cataclysm has hit the Range, the final defensive line between the Republic and the immortal Deep Kings. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The Many Lives of Stephen Leeds. When you create an account with us, you’ll be able to save your favourite books, make a wishlist of upcoming titles, receive newsletters about books you’ll love, get recommendations tailored to you and order our books directly.

A dynamic setting, compelling and flawed characters, enough plot twists to keep me guessing, and a fun, fast-paced reading experience — Book Side Kicks. As she planned, ,itosis does so and loses control, killing Val and Exel.


Earlier this year he released Calamitythe finale of the 1 New York Times bestselling Reckoners trilogy that began with Steelheart. Obliteration recognizes David at the party but doesn’t give them away; he says that they are on the same side in wanting to destroy Prof.

After plenty of training on this, David and Mizzy are sent to a Babilar party to spy on Newton, a gang leader in the city and an Epic working for Regalia. As he watches a projection of where Prof is and Regalia tells him that all the energy Obliteration had been gathering and the part she cut out of the Epic in exchange for more power was for a bomb — one she knew Prof could contain with his powers.

Right at the end. There’s so much to like about Mitosis, and almost all of it comes down to one thing: David recalls his father’s words before he dies: Read more Read less. Privately he confesses to Megan how he survived the bullets during the Sharp Tower assault, and about the nightmares, he’s been having. Open Preview See a Problem? They have rediscovered magic and use it to launch an overwhelming surprise attack. The city’s dwarfs, stunted from spending their childhoods in confining boxes, are restive.

Mitosis has the ability to make tons of clones of himself, and he can’t be killed until every single clone is killed. Imago of Lockwood has become Lord Mayor of the City Imperishable, though at a price beyond his wildest imagination. David witnessed Steelheart’s one weakness as his father inflicted a minor wound at Steelheart’s eye while trying to shoot the other Epic, and David has grown up devoting his life to learning all he can about the Epics to find their weaknesses, with the goal of avenging his father.

The lopsided scuffle ends with David being thrown into the depths with a ball and chain, before Obliteration graciously thanks him for slaying Steelheart, saying it’s simply an obstacle averted in his quest to destroy everything in his path.