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Rhythm of War: Book Four of the Stormlight Archive

(2020)
Author: Brandon Sanderson
Illustrator(s): Ben McSweeney
Isaac Stewart
et al
Editor: Moshe Feder
Publisher: Tor
Pages: 1230
Personal Rating: 8/10
Amazon: 5/5
Goodreads: 4.5/5
Bindings:Hard Bound
Series:
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Classifications:Fantasy
Action
Drama
Synopsis:
After forming a coalition of human resistance against the enemy invasion, Dalinar Kholin and his Knights Radiant have spent a year fighting a protracted, brutal war. Neither side has gained an advantage, and the threat of a betrayal by Dalinar's crafty ally Taravangian looms over every strategic move.

Now, as new technological discoveries by Navani Kholin's scholars begin to change the face of the war, the enemy prepares a bold and dangerous operation. The arms race that follows will challenge the very core of the Radiant ideals, and potentially reveal the secrets of the ancient tower that was once the heart of their strength.

At the same time that Kaladin Stormblessed must come to grips with his changing role within the Knights Radiant, his Windrunners face their own problem: As more and more deadly enemy Fused awaken to wage war, no more honorspren are willing to bond with humans to increase the number of Radiants. Adolin and Shallan must lead the coalition’s envoy to the honorspren stronghold of Lasting Integrity and either convince the spren to join the cause against the evil god Odium, or personally face the storm of failure.
Reaction:
It's still a good series, but it gets hard to watch characters we love hit lower and lower points. It still has a satisfactory ending, though, so don't think I don't like the book.