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The Cosmere is the name for a shared setting for a number of fantasy novels written by Brandon Sanderson, including the Elantris, Mistborn and Stormlight Archive novels. Use this tag when discussing any of the works that are part of the Cosmere shared universe.

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Looks like there's two very different ways to see the future... and not even the gods can do it properly. This is largely speculation, and since a lot of this seems to depend on how "good guy" a pers …
answered Nov 27 '17 by Radhil
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Cosmere worlds does show it happening however, just not at a level that appears to have major lasting impact, especially when the plural of apocalypse is involved across more than one world's history. …
answered Aug 27 '17 by Radhil
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There's really only one act in the current known history of the Cosmere that was done by the combined power of two or more Shards and hasn't been done since: Creating a planet, literally from … Scadrial. Per Arcanum Unbounded, the planet Scadrial on which the Mistborn books take place did not exist at all before Ruin and Preservation decided to start their work there. No other Cosmere
answered Sep 21 '17 by Radhil
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and treasurer of minutiae Peter Ahlstrom has joked that he wasn't convinced). Naturally, any of Sanderson's non-Cosmere works would exclude Hoid as well (Rithmatist, Reckoners, etc). Most of this …
answered Feb 19 '16 by Radhil
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There's no reason he couldn't use a ironmind to store weight, but it wouldn't be a vast advantage, and he gets more out of using the speed in a steelmind directly. Altering weight via feruchemy als …
answered Feb 1 '16 by Radhil
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In case anyone is unaware, while the actual release of Oathbringer is dated for Nov 17, Tor.com is releasing preview chapters (quite a lot of them actually) once a week leading up to the release. Sin …
answered Sep 13 '17 by Radhil
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Wyndle actually contributes to explaining this bit. None of the spren can make the transition from Shadesmar to Roshar easily. Most of the ones that try find themselves without memory or sentience o …
answered Nov 29 '16 by Radhil
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There's a few things here: Alcohol is a general preference, not a requirement The only main requirement for the solution that contains the metal is that it won't chemically react at all or otherwi …
answered Oct 15 '16 by Radhil
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There is no official timeline to relate one Cosmere story to another. In most cases, publication order for each setting/storyline is the rough order of events. The author has typically gone on …
answered Mar 17 '17 by Radhil
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Hoid is said to have been at the shattering of Adonalsium (this is obviously not said in the books where precious few know that event, but has been confirmed by the author to various fans, and is back …
answered Jun 16 '17 by Radhil
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This isn't documented anywhere in the plot, but it seems fairly simple - they're also detected by bronze Seekers. Either by bringing along another Misting to see if that Misting's powers are obscured …
answered Aug 2 '17 by Radhil
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The afterlife isn't brought up as a concern. At the opening of the series, the Lord Ruler is the physical god of the dominant - and only authorized - religion in the Final Empire. His religion is ne …
answered Apr 30 '18 by Radhil
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Allomancy, the ability to burn ingested metals for magic power, is an ability tied directly to Preservation, as you noted yourself. Why would any metal be burnable without some connection to Preser …
answered Jan 3 by Radhil
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Someone took it, obviously. Spoilers for Oathbringer lie ahead: And now the explanation, which has even more spoilers...
answered Feb 11 by Radhil
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It's important to note two things. First, that the metal charts that are included in the books, and the appendices detailing them, are considered in-universe research. That is, this is what somebody …
answered Aug 29 '16 by Radhil

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