How Many Books Will Be In The Stormlight Archive? | Brandon SandersonThe Stormlight Archive is an epic fantasy series by Brandon Sanderson. The series is expected to be comprised of 10 books, in keeping with the series' symmetrical focus in combinations of ten. The series is estimated to require 10 books to complete, in two 5-book arcs. The first book in the series, The Way of Kings , was published in A Fall release was planned for its sequel, but was then postponed to March 4,
How Many Books Will Be In The Stormlight Archive?
Started by ChullRider , January 7, Posted January 7, So I read some things saying that Stormlight Archive will be 5 books, and others saying it will be 10 books. Which one is correct? I found both sources on the Brandon Sanderson website.
The Stormlight Archive is an ongoing epic fantasy novel series written by American author Brandon Sanderson. The first of ten planned volumes, The Way of Kings , was published on August 31, The second, Words of Radiance , was published on March 4, In October , Brandon Sanderson revealed that his tentative plan was to release the second book in the series in , approximately two years after the release of the first book, due to writing the final book of The Wheel of Time , followed by the third book about a year later. Sanderson plans to dedicate to writing book 4, which he says may take 18 months in total to write.
This is hugely expansive, complex epic fantasy, requiring not only a sizable time commitment—the three released novels of a planned 10 and bonus novella total a wrist-straining 3, pages—but the willingness to absorb and remember dozens of characters, plot lines that span thousands of years, and multiple magic systems, each operating on a level of intricacy that exceeds genre standards. I mean, sure, you could read four or five other novels in the time it takes you to read Oathbringer. Add to Bag. Brandon Sanderson released his debut novel, Elantris , in That year, speculative fiction lost one of its modern masters when James Oliver Rigney Jr. The outpouring from the community was overwhelming.