By Brandon Sanderson
Elantris was once the capital of Arelon: significant, attractive, actually radiant, packed with benevolent beings who used their robust magical talents for the good thing about all. but each one of those demigods used to be a typical individual until eventually touched via the mysterious remodeling strength of the Shaod. Ten years in the past, unexpectedly, the magic failed. Elantrians grew to become wizened, leper-like, powerless creatures, and Elantris itself darkish, filthy, and crumbling.
Arelon's new capital, Kae, crouches within the shadow of Elantris. Princess Sarene of Teod arrives for a wedding of country with Crown Prince Raoden, hoping -- according to their correspondence -- to additionally locate love. She unearths as an alternative that Raoden has died and she or he is taken into account his widow. either Teod and Arelon are lower than danger because the final closing holdouts opposed to the imperial pursuits of the ruthless non secular fans of Fjordell. So Sarene comes to a decision to exploit her new prestige to counter the machinations of Hrathen, a Fjordell excessive priest who has come to Kae to transform Arelon and declare it for his emperor and his god.
But neither Sarene nor Hrathen suspect the reality approximately Prince Raoden. laid low with an analogous curse that ruined Elantris, Raoden used to be secretly exiled by means of his father to the darkish urban. His fight to assist the wretches trapped there starts off a chain of occasions that would carry wish to Arelon, and maybe exhibit the key of Elantris itself.
A infrequent epic fable that doesn't recycle the classics and that's an entire and enjoyable tale in a single quantity, Elantris is fleet and enjoyable, filled with surprises and characters to care approximately. It's additionally the fantastic debut of a welcome new celebrity within the constellation of fantasy.
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Elantris by Brandon Sanderson