Dawnshard - Brandon Sanderson

Dawnshard Summary

Written By Brandon Sanderson

Readers Score: 5/5
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Rated by 408 Readers

Dawnshard Book Summary

Short-Summary:

From Brandon Sanderson—author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive and its fourth massive installment, Rhythm of War—comes a new hefty novella, Dawnshard. Taking place between Oathbringer and Rhythm of War, this tale (like Edgedancer before it) gives often-overshadowed characters their own chance to shine.

When a ghost ship is discovered, its crew presumed dead after trying to reach the storm-shrouded island Akinah, Navani Kholin must send an expedition to make sure the island hasn't fallen into enemy hands. Knights Radiant who fly too near find their Stormlight suddenly drained, so the voyage must be by sea.

Shipowner Rysn Ftori lost the use of her legs but gained the companionship of Chiri-Chiri, a Stormlight-ingesting winged larkin, a species once thought extinct. Now Rysn's pet is ill, and any hope for Chiri-Chiri’s recovery can be found only at the ancestral home of the larkin: Akinah. With the help of Lopen, the formerly one-armed Windrunner, Rysn must accept Navani's quest and sail into the perilous storm from which no one has returned alive. If the crew cannot uncover the secrets of the hidden island city before the wrath of its ancient guardians falls upon them, the fate of Roshar and the entire Cosmere hangs in the balance.

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Dawnshard is a Epic book, written By Brandon Sanderson. As a testament to the Book's popularity, it has gathered a rating of 5 out of a possible 5 Stars, on Reviews by 408 Readers who strongly recommends this book.


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  • Amazing!

    5
    By Mikatzu30
    Sanderson never ceases to amaze me. He wrote an awesome story, so incredible that I wish it’d have been longer.
  • Wonderful!

    5
    By Tooms_yw
    For a short novel by Brandon Sanderson this one really stands out as a good one.
  • Riveting

    5
    By Liffrhnv
    A short but well developed story, important to the larger story of the series, but well contained into a short story that stands on its own.

Comments

  • Wonderful

    5
    By Kdog349
    Amazing read. Fun, engaging and perfectly paced. Sanderson at his best!
  • Short, sweet and also very juicy

    5
    By lydiabennet
    I loved it! Getting to see more of Rysn and watch her character develop was spectacular, along with Lopen, everyone’s favorite. The ending was intense and powerful, with important implications for the series and for the cosmere as a whole. I can’t wait to get started reading Rhythm of War!
  • See the person, not just their limitations.

    5
    By DriverDaveQ
    4.97 STARS 🌠🌠🌠🌠🎆 97% rip-roaring adventure, 3% lecturing that is all too necessary (at least in America). Picks up some of the loose threads that were woven into the Interlude stories in a very satisfying way. The social commentary Brandon introduces on the struggle a physically handicapped person has to finally come to grips in their own mind with a new reality...only to find that they now have to deal with everyone else in society! As the parent of a Special Needs kiddo, this struck a raw nerve with me. Brandon is right, society hits you from two sides: 1) they overcompensate, smother you in “Politically Correct” kindness that re-defines people by their limitations and ignores the rest of the person 2) immature, sophomoric bullies find amusement in highlighting or even exacerbating challenges Everyone involved needs to grow up, and I appreciate how Brandon gives an example of that “growth arc” in all the characters on the stage for this episode.
  • Heck yes!

    5
    By AnotherBeanoe
    Amazing as ever! I am counting the days to Rhythm of War!
  • Another great read

    5
    By r3ub3n's revi3w
    The end of the book comes too quickly. As with all of Brandon Sanderson’s book this is a page turner!
  • Dawnshard!

    5
    By 🦆🐌🦋🐴🐺🐝
    Awesome. Can’t wait for the 17th and the next chapter in the Stormlight Archive.
  • Bruh momento

    5
    By Iwon'tgivemyname
    Who even reads 🤦‍♂️.
  • FANTASTIC READ

    5
    By Stevedude959
    Brandon Sanderson has once again provided a Novella, that will satisfy that itch you’ve got waiting for his next Book Rhythm of War. Definitely a must for those who are either starting to appreciate or those or already enjoy the fantastical words he has created.
  • Amazing!

    5
    By Mikatzu30
    Sanderson never ceases to amaze me. He wrote an awesome story, so incredible that I wish it’d have been longer.