Questions tagged [wax-wayne-novels]

The second set of books in Brandon Sanderson's Mistborn setting, currently set for four novels. Covers a modernizing world rebuilt after the first trilogy, with a pair of lawmen, Wax & Wayne, as the heroes. Always use in conjunction with the [mistborn] and [cosmere] tags.

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What do Boxings look like in Era 2?

In the Final Empire, coins were called "Boxings" because they had Kredik Shaw on the back, the "box" the Lord Ruler lived in. However, the Final Empire fell about 345 years before Era 2, yet they ...
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What does “Blarek” mean?

In chapter 9 of The Alloy of Law, Wayne apparently curses with the word “Blarek.” Is this fictional slang, or is it some random mythological figure or something (like how “Ruin” is a curse) on ...
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Since when is a Feruchemist able to only have one power?

Based on the first Mistborn trilogy, it seems that unlike Allomancy, if you were a Feruchemist, you were able to use a Metalmind made of any metal. However, in the Wax Wayne trilogy, it is clear that ...
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What book is Wayne reading?

What book is the following based off of? I believe that Sanderson based it off a real book since the last book Wayne reads (or at least described) is a fairly obvious reference to Watership Down. ...
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Which Mistborn Era 2 nobles are descended from Mistborn Era 1 characters?

As with Wax being a descendant of Breeze, which families in Mistborn Era 2 can trace lineage back to characters from Mistborn Era 1?
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How much of the Bloody Tan scenario was manipulated?

In the very first chapter of the Wax and Wayne series of Mistborn novels, Waxillium Ladrian, self-styled gentleman lawman of the Roughs, is hunting down Bloody Tan, a serial killer of some renown. ...
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What are the circumstances behind the owner of the memory in the coin in Bands of Mouning?

Some relevant links to build context: Marsh Kelsier's appearences after death OreSeur TenSoon The Bands of mourning Mistborn: Secret History I have not yet read mistborn secret history, but read ...
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What happens when you die in the Mistborn series?

In the Mistborn series does anything unique happen when you die? We have a few glimpses of people after they die in the series so what if anything happens?
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Which passages or characters seen in Mistborn hint at the Cosmere?

I'm looking for either characters, concept passages that are meant, by Sanderson, to refer to the greater Cosmere of his collective works. However, I'm only interested in references in the 6 existing ...
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How could a new metal appear on Scadrial?

Just finished reading Shadows of Self. Will try to hide spoilers, but the revelations at the end of the book are key to the question. This points to another Shard holder from elsewhere in the ...
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Mist in Mistborn series

In the Mistborn trilogy, and the new Wax and Wayne novels, their seems to be a sense of increase in power in the mist. Does the mist actually increase the allomantic powers?
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How much can a feruchemist store in a metal mind?

I'm just about to finish the second Mistborn book, and I'm wondering: Is the amount he stores in them going to be limited? If so is it related to the efficiency of the feruchemist? The it size of the ...
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Who are the men of red and gold? And what is the final metal?

Right before Miles is executed, he says: You are fools! One day, the men of gold and red, bearers of the final metal, will come to you. And you will be ruled by them. I've seen speculated on ...
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What is the fate of the Koloss?

At the end of the third book in the Mistborn series, there is no definitive statement about the fate of the koloss. The author's own commentary/annotation notes: One hint from The Alloy of Law is ...
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How do the inheritance of Allomantic powers work?

In "Mistborn: The Final Empire," Kelsier mentions that Allomancers have either only one power or all of them. While I can understand that Mistings only have a single power, why the binary choice of ...
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How does Compounding work?

In The Alloy of Law, Miles Hundred-Lives is a double gold twinborn. This means he can burn gold to see visions of his possible alternative past, (Allomancy) and tap/fill gold to retrieve/store health ...
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How are Aluminium objects made in the first Mistborn Trilogy?

In the third mistborn book the main characters get their hands on some Aluminium from a set of cutlery from a noble's house. It is stated that is is incredibly rare and valuable, much more so than ...
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What are the last two metals and what do they do?

I've recently finished the Mistborn trilogy by Brandon Sanderson and at the very end of the book: Is there a reliable answer to what they are and what they do? If there is another book to read that ...