Oathbringer Summary

The #1 New York Times bestselling sequel to Words of Radiance, from epic fantasy author Brandon Sanderson at the top of his game.

In Oathbringer, the third volume of the New York Times bestselling Stormlight Archive, humanity faces a new Desolation with the return of the Voidbringers, a foe with numbers as great as their thirst for vengeance.

Dalinar Kholin’s Alethi armies won a fleeting victory at a terrible cost: The enemy Parshendi summoned the violent Everstorm, which now sweeps the world with destruction, and in its passing awakens the once peaceful and subservient parshmen to the horror of their millennia-long enslavement by humans. While on a desperate flight to warn his family of the threat, Kaladin Stormblessed must come to grips with the fact that the newly kindled anger of the parshmen may be wholly justified.

Nestled in the mountains high above the storms, in the tower city of Urithiru, Shallan Davar investigates the wonders of the ancient stronghold of the Knights Radiant and unearths dark secrets lurking in its depths. And Dalinar realizes that his holy mission to unite his homeland of Alethkar was too narrow in scope. Unless all the nations of Roshar can put aside Dalinar’s blood-soaked past and stand together—and unless Dalinar himself can confront that past—even the restoration of the Knights Radiant will not prevent the end of civilization.

Other Tor books by Brandon Sanderson

The Cosmere

The Stormlight Archive

The Way of Kings
Words of Radiance

The Mistborn trilogy

Mistborn: The Final Empire
The Well of Ascension
The Hero of Ages

Mistborn: The Wax and Wayne series
Alloy of Law
Shadows of Self
Bands of Mourning

Arcanum Unbounded

Other Cosmere novels

The Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians series
Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians
The Scrivener's Bones
The Knights of Crystallia
The Shattered Lens
The Dark Talent

The Rithmatist series
The Rithmatist

Other books by Brandon Sanderson

The Reckoners


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Book Reviews

Jimminy Snickett

Good, but slow3 star

I am love this series and have absolutely devoured every one of the books…until this one. I’m not sure if the setting was the problem, the focus on the ever-indecisive King as the main character, or just fatigue from reading nearly 4500 pages of content. Either way, this one didn’t hold up as well for me.35


Wow5 star

Amazing epic.55


Astounding5 star

These books just get better and better as I continue to read. Simply mind blowing55

I always lose everything

Incredible book5 star

This book weaves together sanderson’s classic style with a whole new level of twists and turns that will amaze the reader. Highly recommend.55


Amazing book5 star

I loved this book! This book was SOOOOOO amazing. I loved the recurrent theme of be yourself.55


Didn't Come Together2 star

Read three of the books, and this last one was a mistake. There were too many disjointed sequences which made for confusion. Usually, going back in time can be interesting, but in this book it mainly served to sidetrack the reader away from a story that needed a more consistent path.25

Oodd B Narr

Loved it!5 star

Best series I’ve ever read. Love the characters and the world building in this series is mind blowing.55


10 +++ stars5 star

Amazing and profound, Sanderson does such a great job at making this epic fantasy relatable!!!55


Simply Stunning5 star

Today marks a dismal day, for today, I finished Oathbringer and now am subject to nearly a whole year of waiting for Stormlight 4. Part of me worries ‘will Sanderson be able to top Oathbringer?’ Yet part of me believes, or rather knows, that like Bridge 4 believes in Kaladin’s resolve, I believe in Sanderson Stormblessed. So for the next year, I can rest easy knowing the next book will be another masterpiece, as is Oathbringer. Oathbringer is everything Stormlight fans would want in the next-in-series. The story is extremely well-crafted, and quite simply, a required read for anyone claiming to be a fan of epic fantasy, or anyone who just likes an incredible story.55


Sic series AGAIN!5 star

Thank you!55

Other Books by Brandon Sanderson

The Way of Kings


The Way of Kings
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Words of Radiance


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