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Audio Review: You can either listen at this SoundCloud link, or through the player attached to the bottom this post!
Many thanks go to Hachette Australia for providing a review copy.
The Bands of Mourning are the mythical metalminds owned by the Lord Ruler, said to grant anyone who wears them the powers that the Lord Ruler had at his command. Hardly anyone thinks they really exist.
A kandra researcher has returned to Elendel with images that seem to depict the Bands, as well as writings in a language that no one can read. Waxillium Ladrian is recruited to travel south to the city of New Seran to investigate.
Along the way he discovers hints that point to the true goals of his uncle Edwarn and the shadowy organization known as The Set.