Steelheart is a young adult novel by Brandon Sanderson. It is the first novel in The Reckoners series, which is not part of the Cosmere. It was. Steelheart is the first book of the Reckoners series. There are When Steelheart came to Chicago, he killed David's father. Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson. Steelheart. If you haven't seen the Steelheart book trailer, the prologue, or the teaser chapters (Chapter Ten and Chapter Eleven), please go give them a look.


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This also saved him because Steelheart came back with another Epic named Faultline and sank the entire building into the ground. David later guessed that Steelheart had this happen because everyone in the bank had watched him bleed and had learned that his invincibility had a weakness.

David dedicates his life to learning about the Epics' power, Brandon sanderson steelheart weakness, and about a group of brandon sanderson steelheart humans dedicated to killing Epics called The Reckoners, so that he can get revenge from Steelheart.

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Near the start of the book, David makes contact with The Reckoners when he interferes with one of their missions. Among this group are brandon sanderson steelheart leader and founder of The Reckoners, Jonathan Phaedrus who is called Prof throughout the bookTiaAbrahamCodyand the newest recruit, Megan.


Brandon sanderson steelheart first take David along with them because they fear that he could be an Epic who was sent to spy on them. They planned to leave him behind after learning that he was a normal person who only studied them long enough to learn their habits.

David convinces them to bring him along and work with him when he tells them that he has seen Steelheart bleed.

After going on a mission brandon sanderson steelheart retrieve his notes, David convinces The Reckoners to try to kill Steelheart.

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In addition to hunting Epics, The Reckoners are brandon sanderson steelheart possession of advanced technology which they say has scientifically been derived from Epic powers, most prominently the power to tunnel through inanimate matter, namely steel, using a glove-like item called " Tensors ".

They used these Tensors to tunnel brandon sanderson steelheart routes during missions, create tunnels used as traps, and to create hiding places. They also have a machine called the Harmswaywhich is used to quickly heal wounds.

The Reckoners create a brandon sanderson steelheart to lure out Steelheart; the plan is to announce that there is a powerful new Epic named Limelightwho challenges Steelheart to a fight. To make Steelheart take the challenge seriously, they stage two attacks which they accredit to Limelight.


First, they blow up the power plant. Secondly, they tried to attack one of the powerful Epics in Steelheart's employ known as Conflux ; he is known as a "gifter" which brandon sanderson steelheart him the ability to gift his powers to non-Epics and in his case, anything that runs on electricity.


The attack doesn't go according to plan because they were somehow found out. During the escape, Megan is killed, but they brandon sanderson steelheart succeed in kidnapping Conflux. With the capture of Conflux, Steelheart accepts the Reckoner's challenge.

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When they meet Steelheart, they try many ways of breaking Steelheart's invulnerability, without success. The professor uses the Tensor to fight Steelheart directly, to stall him.

Brandon sanderson steelheart powerful Epics Nightwielder and Firefight go after David. David is able to kill Nightwielder, but Firefight turns out to be Megan, who brandon sanderson steelheart an Epic illusionist with reincarnation ability who had infiltrated the Reckoners.

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Because of David's love for Firefight, and because Firefight had become less evil because she has not been using her powers regularly, Firefight lets David go. David joins the professor in the fight against Steelheart, but the professor is killed, and Steelheart takes David's gun to kill David.

But David has guessed that Steelheart's vulnerability is that he can only be killed brandon sanderson steelheart someone who does not fear him, and has rigged the gun brandon sanderson steelheart trigger an explosive, which kills Steelheart since Brandon sanderson steelheart doesn't fear himself, he can kill himself.

It is revealed that the Professor is an Epic who had avoided turning evil by gifting his powers disguised as technology.

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