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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Raederle Phoenix It’s only two chapters. He then thinks about how he did not kill Steelheart only because he wanted revenge for his father or redemption for running away when branodn was little, but because he was fighting for his father’s dreams of good Epics.

He lives in Utah. X-isle Steve Augarde 9. The two discuss the morals of Reckoners and Epics, and while David tries to figure out her location by triangulation, she states that he has only hurt society by killing Steelheart, and that he will be the end of his own people.

It doesn’t exactly go down like that, though, because everyone gets together like the ending of Bill Murray’s Scrooged and sings Mitosis to death, but you still knew the emergency system was going to be used to kill this fucker.

They first take David along with them because they fear that he could be an Epic who was sent to spy on them. Jason the Factor, friend and apprentice to the missing master, works to maintain stability in the absence of a guiding hand.

Mitosis: A Reckoners Story by Brandon Sanderson | : Books

Reading it without that background will be a confusing process at best. It feels like a rough draft for the start of Firefight that didn’t quite work out right. Calamity is the third book in the Reckoners series.

Audible book Switch back and forth between reading the Kindle book and listening to the Audible book with Whispersync for Voice. They remind him of all the ways he has failed—leading the Reckoners to destruction, killing Tia—and his powers are neutralized. The dandified Archon’s apprentice is literally bowled over by beautiful Emmlyn Podarke — she knocks him flat and steals his credentials, daring him to pursue her to a remote and mostly forgotten corner of Old Earth.


David presses him, revealing that his ultimate plan is to kill Calamity. We need to use cookies to do this.

Retrieved from ” https: Log In Members Login. Sanderson has a precise way of writing, whether its his epic fantasy or in-your-face superhero fiction.

Skin Deep Legion series 2 9. This story adds just a little bit of info to the nature of Epics and the nature of their weaknesses. Mitosis takes place shortly after the events in Steelheart, and acts as a lead in to its sequel Firefight.

David and Abraham track down Tia, still alive in the city. Newcago is ruled by the extremely powerful Epic named Steelheart, who has created a society run by other powerful Epics, with normal people living with normal jobs. There’s some make up time for that in Mitosis with a lengthy opening about eating Chicago style hot-dogs. Editorial Reviews Review Praise for the Reckoners series: A bloody-handed exile perhaps, or the agent of a foreign power preparing for war.

Book 2, Firefightwas published on 6 January But there are always those who hope, who dream.

Mitosis: A Reckoners Story

The shorter a Sanderson read is, the less impressed I am with myself if I figure out the twisty paths of that man’s genius mind. They set the final battle to happen at the all-steel ruins of Soldier Field.

Full of action and funny moments. David later guessed that Steelheart did this because everyone in the bank had watched him bleed and had learned that his invincibility had a weakness. Steelheart is apparently invulnerable, is able to fly, can hurl blasts of energy, and can turn inanimate matter to steel; he has turned all of Chicago to steel for kilometers around and into the ground.

Calamity attempts to gift David with powers, but he refuses as he had already faced his aquaphobia and is brought back down to Earth. Between Sisters by Cathy Kelly. It’s just that with all of the books he is going to write in between the sequel to this one, I’m going to be waiting too long.


Instead, David has Megan sanderdon him and Calamity to the other universe. The story as a whole resembles the beginning of Firefight too much. David is somehow unharmed by the bullets, but Tia is killed.

Oct 12, Mpauli rated it liked it Shelves: Currently living in Utah with his wife and children, Brandon teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University. David crawled into one of the vaults, which ultimately saved him from falling debris and isolated him from Steelheart’s energy blasts. As she planned, Prof does so and loses control, killing Val and Exel. When Calamity offered him powers he turned them down, yet these seem like strong signs that he is an epic.

David detonates the bomb, to no effect, but before Calamity can kill him Prof and Megan mitosls. There Calamity sees proof that epics—Steelheart, Firefight—can be good. The Bands of Mourning Mistborn: David has a little bit of both, but that doesn’t really mean much mitossis he’s been shot and is now bleeding profusely at the end of a tunnel that leads to branddon deadly drop-off and Mitosis is stalking him. His weakness was music, as he was in a band when he was still a human.

Jan 10, Kells Next Read rated it really liked it.

He holds the same powers as Steelheart and his father from the alternate universe, and by turning the ISS into steel, the team mitosia the landing. Because of David’s love for Megan, and because Megan sanderrson become less evil from not using her powers regularly, she lets David go. Among this group are the leader and founder of The Reckoners, Jonathan Phaedrus, who is called Prof throughout the book, Tia, Abraham, Cody, and the newest recruit, Megan.