Legion: Skin Deep (2014) by Brandon Sanderson

While lacking the novelty of the first Legion story, “Legion: Skin Deep” is, in all other ways, just as good. Sanderson delves into Stephen’s psyche more here, to great effect. I was glad to see the plot of this one, a thriller like the first story’s, had science-fiction and divine aspects; hopefully this is a…

Legion (2012) by Brandon Sanderson

An uncharacteristic story for Brandon Sanderson many ways, it’s not set in his high fantasy “cosmere” universe (it’s not fantasy at all), it’s short fiction rather than a lengthy novel, it’s first-person rather than third-person, there’s no magic system, and there’s very little creative worldbuilding as it’s set on modern day Earth. I’m happy to…

Infinity Blade: Redemption (2013) by Brandon Sanderson

Like I said for my review of the preceding story, “Infinity Blade: Awakening”, the fact that the acknowledgements section states “Infinity Blade is [ChAIR Entertainment’s] story, and I’ve merely climbed on for the ride” really says it all. For better or worse, this is completely true. It is not a Brandon Sanderson story, with the…

Infinity Blade: Awakening (2011) by Brandon Sanderson

In the acknowledgements of “Infinity Blade: Awakening”, Brandon Sanderson says “Infinity Blade is [ChAIR Entertainment’s] story, and I’ve merely climbed on for the ride”. For better or worse, this is completely true. It is not a Brandon Sanderson story, with the quality that implies, it is a mobile video game story. With the quality that…