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A novella from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, Legion is a fast-paced, witty, and supremely fun thriller with a psychological bent.

Stephen Leeds is perfectly sane. It's his hallucinations who are mad.

A genius of unrivaled aptitude, Stephen can learn any new skill, vocation, or art in a matter of hours. However, to contain all of this, his mind creates hallucinatory people—Stephen calls them aspects—to hold and manifest the information. Wherever he goes, he is joined by a team of imaginary experts to give advice, interpretation, and explanation. He uses them to solve problems…for a price.

His brain is getting a little crowded, however, and the aspects have a tendency of taking on lives of their own. When a company hires him to recover stolen property—a camera that can allegedly take pictures of the past—Stephen finds himself in an adventure crossing oceans and fighting terrorists. What he discovers may upend the foundation of three major world religions—and, perhaps, give him a vital clue into the true nature of his aspects.

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A note from the publisher: Brandon will send a free copy of this ebook to anyone who purchased the Subterranean Press hardcover. See the title page in the ebook preview for details.

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Legion
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Another success
December 24th, 2014
Short yet quite captivating read. Sanderson only took 2 or 3 chapters to introduce multiple intriguing characters.
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Amazing
December 10th, 2014
Couldn't of been better. Keep you on your feet consistently. Twist and turns everywhere. I love the characters also
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So Many Aspects to Love About This
November 26th, 2014
This is a really fun and well written story by Sanderson. Stephen Leeds (AKA Legion) is a complex and fascinating hero, and the hallucinatory folks (AKA his aspects) are similarly complex, creating a wry and intriguing setup. The "mystery" that Leeds and his hallucinatory companions follow is well-crafted and executed quite brilliantly. I thoroughly enjoyed this novella from beginning to end and look forward to reading more stories about Legion.
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A lot of promise for the future
October 30th, 2014
An interesting short story with a premise that is new and would make a great novel if developped more.
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Potential
July 21st, 2014
Sanderson, as most times, has created a wonderful universe full of untapped potential and has shared with us the briefest peek into one of that universe's most interesting characters. I will say though that because of the nature of the form (novelette) it doesn't have the same color and depth as some of his other standalone work (Warbreaker for instance). I personally would love to see Sanderson work on the quality of his prose, the structures of his sentences. His Alcatraz series is bang on for that (in my opinion).
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Great read
June 8th, 2014
Love a well-written story that also can weave in facts and history. Only wish it was longer!
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1 person found this helpful
June 1st, 2014
This was very different from anything I had ever read before, including the other books by Sanderson which I have read. Sanderson has an amazing imagination and an ability to tell a story in a way that makes it difficult to stop reading.
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Legion
December 7th, 2013
Just awesome...what a concept!
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Needs to be a series
November 4th, 2013
It would also do well as a tv show but that would have to be done carefully as to not ruin it.
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Excellent
October 28th, 2013
Brandon does it again, I have only read one novelette by him plus this one. Too bad its so short, maybe he will write more about this character someday. Looking forward to reading all his books...
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Legion
August 10th, 2013
It was an interesting read
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Interesting
July 31st, 2013
A very short yet interesting read. Could use a lot more development in the main character but does its trick for the intended size of the book. Would like to see a larger series with more robust aspects that don't emit such cookie cutter dialog.
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Short.
July 8th, 2013
Well... I bought this expecting a full length novel... boy was I wrong. The massive amount of 50 pages were cool I guess.
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This is so good!
April 10th, 2013
How does one come up with this stuff! Take a disease and take full advantage. Wow this really could be developed into something bigger and would be so much fun. I flew through the book on one breath and had a blast. Thank you.
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Ended in the middle
February 5th, 2013
It's not very long and ends with another beginning.
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Great concept
December 28th, 2012
I hope Sanderson revisits this some day. I'd love to read a longer work about these characters.
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