By Brandon Sanderson
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When Alcatraz and Grandpa Smedry make a pilgrimage to the unfastened nation urban of Crystallia, the Smedry domestic base, Alcatraz is surprised to determine that he's, in reality, a legend. whilst he was once a toddler he used to be stolen by means of the Evil Librarians, and his mom, a Librarian herself, used to be in the back of the complete scheme. Now, together with his estranged father, who's performing certainly unusual, Bastille, who has been stripped of her armor, and Grandpa Smedry, who's, as continually, overdue to every thing (that's his Talent), Alcatraz attempts to avoid wasting a urban below siege. From who? Why, the Librarians after all!
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