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The Sandersonian Institute of Cosmere Studies

Mar 25, 2020


Wow! Two years! Thank y'all so much for listening for so long! (And if you're new, thanks so much for joining us on this crazy ride!)

In our two-year anniversary episode, The Sandersonian Institute of Cosmere Studies dives in to the shortest piece of Cosmere fiction that Brandon Sanderson has put out there: the very brief scene about Hoid and Frost titled "The Traveler." Even in a scene that's just a few paragraphs long, there are all sorts of juicy little tidbits to find and discuss! Also, we announce the prize for the biggest giveaway we've ever had! You don't want to miss this one!


This episode's show notes can be found here:


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We'd like to thank the following artists for granting us permission to use their artwork in our opening video. Be sure to check out their websites!

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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