The Reckoners is a trilogy of young adult superhero novels written by American author Brandon Sanderson. . After the events of Steelheart and Mitosis, David Charleston, dubbed as the infamous ‘Steelslayer’ by many, is searching for. Brandon Sanderson is the last person I would have assumed would trick me with false advertising, but after only 44 pages were done of the ‘Mitosis’ copy I had. Mitosis is a novellete written by Brandon Sanderson that is part of The Reckoners series. It takes place between Steelheart and Firefight.

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To make Steelheart take the challenge seriously, they stage two attacks which they accredit to Limelight. Some blame scientists, some see the hand of God. This story really shows how much has changed and how fearful the mktosis still are. Mar 18, Emily Books with Emily Fox rated it liked it. But as Pet struggles to protect her nephew from a danger lurking too close to home, Mitosos realises there’s another threat to her safety — him.

Mitosis was everything I barndon from such a powerhouse author. While I am waiting on the edge of my seat for the next release, I am cursing myself for getting so invested in yet another Sanderson series. Knighthawk gives them two motivators epic-derived technology that allow others to use their powers and tells them that Prof is in Atlantabut he refuses to get further involved.

Firefight – A heart jerking 4. A short read, but I think w 4 stars for this short action packed novella David is brandob more badass than he thinks he is.

Mitosis by Brandon Sanderson book review

She moved on – or so she thought. The climax seemed forced and unbelievable. Privately he confesses to Megan how he survived the bullets during the Sharp Tower assault, and about the nightmares, he’s been having. The City Imperishable’s secret master and heir to the long-vacant throne has vanished from a locked room, as politics have turned deadly in a bid to revive the city’s long-vanished empire. The Reckoners’ submarine takes them to an underwater mansion, where they are hidden from Regalia’s view.


View all 3 comments. Retrieved from ” https: As he watches a projection of where Prof is and Regalia tells him that all the energy Obliteration had been gathering and the part she cut out of the Epic in exchange for more power was for a bomb — one she knew Prof could contain with his powers. Political intrigue, adventure, and all-out war await the principles and inhabitants of the City Imperishable.

The powerful Epics named Nightwielder and Firefight go after David, preventing him from using his father’s gun on Steelheart.

Mitosis by Brandon Sanderson

Megan brings an alternate universe version of Prof’s daughter to confront him with powers that match his own. Most of the brwndon is a long action sequence against an epic that comes to the city looking for the Reckoners. We get a glimpse of how the people in the city are changing and a few bad metaphors from David.

David then runs off to find her and talk to her. He is a dowser, able to sense other epics.

Steelheart debuted at 1 on the New York Times Young Adult Bestseller list for the week of October 13 and gained favorable reviews, [2] one commenting, “Like many of his other novels, Brandon Sanderson created a whole new world so imaginative, deep and different; a world that completely immerses you in it effortlessly”.


Mitosis offers so many clues! David learns that in the alternate universe the epic known as Steelheart is, in fact, his father, with whom he is joyfully reunited.

Firefight, otherwise known as Megan, has since left the Reckoners knowing her cover as Steelheart’s spy was blown. I read this because the Epic, Mitosis, is mentioned in the first few chapters of Firefightwhich I also happened to get free through Audible.

Even if it was for only 35 pages, it was 35 pages of humor, action, characters I love, and a new Epic to tie me over until book 2. David and Abraham track down Tia, still alive in the city.

Now Filidor must cope with philosophical pirates, prophet-seeking aliens, light-fingered mummers, and a tiny, bothersome voice in his left ear. Trivia About Mitosis The Reck Open Preview See a Problem? Cover of Steelheartthe first book in the series. David detonates the bomb, to no effect, but before Calamity can kill him Prof and Megan appear. Don’t attempt reading if you have not read the first volume, but if you have, definitely a fun addition’- Have a great time reading!

Write a customer review. Lies of the Beholder Legion series 3 It is simply fast, cheap, action. In fact Firefight’s intro achieves the same results as the story of Mitosis does: Rather Be the Devil by Ian Rankin.