By Brandon Sanderson
Whilst Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics have been born. David's destiny has been tied to their villainy ever seeing that that ancient evening. Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole his middle. And now Regalia has became his closest best friend right into a harmful enemy.
David knew Prof's mystery, and stored it even if Prof struggled to regulate the results of his Epic powers. yet dealing with Obliteration in Babilar was once an excessive amount of. as soon as the Reckoners' chief, Prof has now embraced his Epic future. He's disappeared into these murky shadows of threat Epics are notorious for internationally, and everybody is aware there's no turning back.
But everyone seems to be unsuitable. Redemption is feasible for Epics -- Megan proved it. They're now not misplaced. now not thoroughly. And David is simply approximately loopy sufficient to stand down the main robust excessive Epic of all to get his buddy again. Or die trying.
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