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  • Ship-to-Ship Combat: Wax/Marasi vs Wax/Steris. Some people like Wax/Marasi for being more developed throughout The Alloy of Law and because they have good chemistry. However, others prefer Wax/Steris for being atypical for a Sanderson book (being an arranged marriage rather than another love story) and providing an interesting dynamic, and would prefer that Marasi find someone else.
  • Surprisingly Improved Sequel: Compared to the Mistborn trilogy, the writing style is crisper, the pacing better, the characters more developed, the dialogue funnier.
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  • Unfortunate Implications: Harmony created fossil fuel directly. Sanderson admits he doesn't like the parallel to Young Earth Creationism, but Scadrial is simply too young a world for fossil fuels to develop naturally, and the people need their oil from somewhere. Though note that most of what they use is bio-diesel.

Alternative Title(s): The Alloy Of Law, The Mistborn Adventures


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