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The Sandersonian Institute of Cosmere Studies

Sep 19, 2018

It's the home stretch! The Sandersonian Institute of Cosmere Studies is back on its normal schedule, and in this episode, Bill, Jordan, and Amy are wrapping up their discussion of The Way of Kings, the first book in The Stormlight Archive by Brandon Sanderson. Join us as we talk about all the smaller parts of the novel that we weren't able to get to in our character-focused discussions on Kaladin, Shallan, and Dalinar. These are the little stories that Brandon uses to build the scope of Roshar and the Cosmere, and we're excited to share our thoughts with you!


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Stephan Martiniere - Elantris -

Sam Weber - The Mistborn Trilogy -

Chris McGrath - Alloy of Law -

Dan dos Santos - Warbreaker -

Michael Whelan - Words of Radiance and Oathbringer -

David Palumbo - Arcanum Unbounded -


The Sandersonian Institute of Cosmere Studies is a biweekly podcast for fans of Brandon Sanderson's Cosmere novels. Bill, Amy, and Jordan discuss Brandon's work and dive a bit too deep into theories and speculation. So put on your aluminum foil hats and join us for the ride as we discuss Brandon's work and your emails, and remember—there's ALWAYS another secret!


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