By Brandon Sanderson
Brandon Sanderson is likely one of the most vital fantasists to go into the sphere in an excellent decades. His formidable, multi-volume epics (Mistborn, The Stormlight Archive) and his stellar continuation of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time sequence have earned either severe acclaim and a considerable well known following. In Legion, a fairly modern novella jam-packed with suspense, humor, and an never-ending move of invention, Sanderson finds a startling new aspect of his singular narrative talent.
Stephen Leeds, AKA 'Legion,' is a guy whose specific psychological permits him to generate a mess of personae: hallucinatory entities with a wide selection of private features and an unlimited array of hugely really expert talents. because the tale starts off, Leeds and his 'aspects' are drawn into the hunt for the lacking Balubal Razon, inventor of a digicam whose marvelous houses may well modify our realizing of human historical past and alter the very constitution of society. The motion levels from the conventional environs of the United States to the traditional, divided urban of Jerusalem. alongside the best way, Sanderson touches on a powerful collection of advanced questions: the character of time, the mysteries of the human brain, the aptitude makes use of of expertise, and the risky connection among politics and religion. Resonant, clever, and carefully soaking up, Legion is a provocative leisure from a author of serious originality and possible unlimited presents.
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Hazel moved close to Fiver and quietly edged him away from the others, feeding as he went. When they were a little way off, and half concealed by a patch of reeds, he said, "Are you sure we've got to cross the river, Fiver? " "No, we need to cross the river, Hazel, so that we can get into those fields--and on beyond them too. I know what we ought to be looking for--a high, lonely place with dry soil, where rabbits can see and hear all round and men hardly ever come. " "Yes, of course it would. " "Not near a river--I needn't tell you that.
Suggest? There's no suggesting to be done. Those who can swim, swim. The others will have to stay here and hope for the best.
Bigwig went a little way down the run and stopped at the entrance to a large burrow. After speaking a few words that Hazel could not catch, he was evidently called inside. The two rabbits waited in silence, broken only by the continual nervous fidgeting of Fiver. " For some reason he was always referred to as "The Threarah"--perhaps because there happened to be only one threar, or rowan, near the warren, from which he took his name. He had won his position not only by strength in his prime, but also by level-headedness and a certain self-contained detachment, quite unlike the impulsive behavior of most rabbits.
Legion (Legion, Book 1) by Brandon Sanderson