The Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson: 10th Anniversary Giveaway!

***The giveaway is now over, thank you to everyone who entered!***

Today, I’m excited to be celebrating the 10th anniversary of one of my favorite novellas by one of my favorite authors, The Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson, by hosting a very special giveaway with the help of the find folks at Tachyon Publications! Can you believe it’s been ten years?! Me neither! Releasing today, this new special tenth anniversary edition will contain some all-new content including:

  • Deleted prologue “The Imperial Fool” by Brandon Sanderson (alludes to Sanderson’s bestselling Mistborn series)
  • Prologue commentary from the award-winning podcast Writing Excuses
  • An original introduction from the publisher about the origins of the book

Check out below for more information on the book and how you can win your own copy!

When Shai is caught replacing the Moon Scepter with her nearly flawless forgery, she must bargain for her life. An assassin has left the Emperor Ashravan comatose, a circumstance concealed only by the death of his wife. If the emperor does not emerge after his hundred-day mourning period, the rule of the Heritage Faction will be forfeit and the empire will fall into chaos.

Shai is given an impossible task: to create—to Forge—a new soul for the emperor in fewer than one hundred days. But her soul-Forgery is considered an abomination by her captors. She is confined to a tiny, dirty chamber, guarded by a man who hates her, spied upon by politicians, and trapped behind a door sealed in her own blood. Shai’s only possible ally is the emperor’s most loyal councillor, Gaotona, who struggles to understand her true talent.

Time is running out for Shai. Forging, while deducing the motivations of her captors, she needs a perfect plan to escape…

About the Author

Brandon Sanderson grew up in Lincoln, Nebraska. He lives in Utah with his wife and children and teaches creative writing at Brigham Young University. He is the author of such bestsellers as the Mistborn trilogy and its sequels, The Alloy of LawShadows of Self, and The Bands of Mourning; the Stormlight Archive novels The Way of Kings and Words of Radiance; and other novels, including The RithmatistSteelheart, and Skyward. In 2013, he won a Hugo Award for Best Novella for The Emperor’s Soul, set in the world of his acclaimed first novel, Elantris. Additionally, he was chosen to complete Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time® sequence.

The Emperor’s Soul: 10th Anniversary Edition Giveaway

And now it’s time for the giveaway! With thanks to our friends at Tachyon Publications, we have a copy of The Emperor’s Soul: 10th Anniversary Edition up for grabs to one lucky winner. With apologies to our international readers, due to geographical restrictions, this giveaway is only available to addresses/residents in the US only.

As to how you can enter, this part’s super easy. All you have to do is fill out the form below with your name and email address. A winner will be randomly selected and notified by email once the giveaway entry period ends in one week. All information will only be used for the purposes of contacting the winner and sending them their prize.

So what are you waiting for? Enter now for your chance to win! Good luck!

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