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Gwynasyn

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Newbie Question
« on: September 12, 2010, 06:19:11 AM »
I'm pretty new to Mr Sanderson's works, but I'm a huge fan. After reading through some threads here I noticed that people are linking his many different projects with each other in various ways.

I also remember at this year's ComicCon, during the panel that Mr Sanderson was part of, that someone asked him a question that at the time I couldn't understand. But Mr Sanderson's answer began with a little explanation, something to the effect of "he's referencing a hidden theme that exists in all my works" or something like that.

But after reading through all of his books, I'm sad to say I didn't pick anything like that up. So could someone put me out of my misery and give me an explanation? ???

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Re: Newbie Question
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2010, 06:31:03 AM »
Basically, all of Brandon's adult novels (baring WoT), take place in the same universe, and the powers of the gods of each world are called the Shards of Adonalsium.  I won't say more, because I don't know how many books you've read, but that's the gist of it.

Also, a character named Hoid has popped up in some shape or form in every book.
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