The Chinese Chop or Stamp

The Chinese Chop Brandon Sanderson’s fantasy novella, The Emperor’s Soul, utilizes the Chinese chop as a tool for magic. In his novella a skilled artisan can use a chop to rewrite the history of an object to change an object or to change a person. An ugly glass jar can become an intricately designed porcelain […]

Book Recommendations: Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson

Book Recommendations: The Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson This Book Recommendations title has won the following award: 2013 Hugo winner for best novella When Shai is caught replacing the Moon Scepter with her nearly flawless forgery, she must bargain for her life. An assassin has left the Emperor Ashravan without consciousness, a circumstance concealed only […]