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"David and the Reckoners continue their fight against the Epics, humans with superhuman powers, except they may have met their match in Regalia, a High Epic who resides in Babylon Restored, the city formerly known as the borough of Manhattan"--
Publisher: New York :, Delacorte Press,, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780385743587
Branch Call Number: YF SAN NVD
Characteristics: 419 pages ; 24 cm


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Aug 01, 2019

Sanderson starts up this sequel just as fast-paced as Steelheart. I really enjoyed how this book introduces more epics and delves into some of the different motives of each of the new powers. Regalia is like an ancient water goddess and her character becomes a super complex force of nature throughout the story. Abraham is hardly involved in this story, though, and that makes me pretty darn sad. Firefight also has some super cool secrets that begin to be revealed about the origin of the epics themselves, and starts to introduce Calamity into the plot. David's metaphors are still omnipresent in this one, but he has at least 2 that made me chuckle a bit more than the rest so maybe he's getting better.

May 02, 2019

Pure amazing!!
Even better than steelheart. This is the best series I have ever read!!
I can't wait to read calamity.

Feb 21, 2019

Fantastic world-building! I loved thinking about how this world works and the politics of Epics. The main character, David, is a bit flawed and tad annoying, but Sanderson still gets us to root for him. We had some new characters, and again the side characters aren't well-developed, except Mizzy. Prof and Tia are more developed though, and we have a more interesting villain in Regalia, so that was fun. I loved the plotting and planning aspect of Steelheart and there was a lot less of that in Firefight, so my rating went down a half-star. Still had great twists and turns though. Recommend this series.

Jul 26, 2018

I really enjoy Brandon's style of writing. It is fast paced, and has good description and dialogue. I am not a fan of books with heavy description which a lot of fantasy novels can suffer from but Brandon doesn't do that.
Definitely recommend this book and the whole series!

Jan 09, 2018

this is an amazing thrilling book. full of surprises at every turn. an awesome second book for the epic series.

Sep 19, 2015

This is the sequel to the bestseller Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson. This book is about the Reckoners going to Babylon Restored (New York) to stop Megan, Regina, and Obliteration, 3 powerful epics. I read the book and finished yesterday. James Dashner said about this book "The suspense was relentless and the climax explosive" I agree with Dashner. This is a thriller that will have you on the edge of your seats. I am looking forwad for the final book Calamity

Jul 25, 2015

Return to the world of the reckoners in this EPIC :) read.

After the fall of Steelheart an Epic named Regalia from modern day New York begins sending Epics after Prof`s team. Annoyed Prof, Tia, and David go to New York where they discover a world they never would have thought existed.

I thought this was an amazing second book in an amazing series with an ending I don`t think anyone saw coming (except maybe Regalia).

Jun 25, 2015

This book is really good! I think the first book is a tad better, but that's just my opinion. I can't wait for calamity to come out I am so hyped.

Jun 11, 2015

This book was spectacular! I thought 'Steelheart' was awesome but this book blow me away. The characters kept me hooked the whole time and the plot twists kept me on the edge of my set and the ending was NOT what I expected! Brandon Sanderson is a master storyteller indeed!

Apr 10, 2015

If I could give more than five stars, I would. Firefight outshines Steelheart in every way, expanding on the "magic" system and world. Characters introduced in the first book are given new dimensions, and David's metaphors are in top form.

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