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Re: Sanderson is a machine. Also, the books (so far) have been wildly different j-whitt987 Send a noteboard - 20/02/2012 03:00:17 AM
I mean, yes, they're technically all the same setting, but when you consider that the setting is a multiverse filled with people who don't realize it's a multiverse, that makes most of the books so far extremely self contained.

That is, if you had only ever read Warbreaker and the Mistborn trilogy, all you'd ever say is "Oh, both of these worlds have a hobo named Hoid in them"


If you even noticed. I didn't notice until I started poking around online and reading about the books. I don't typically read enough into books to make connections like that. Once I realized what he was doing though, I started paying more attention on my rereads.
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