The Reckoners is a trilogy of young adult fantasy novels written by American author Brandon Sanderson. The series consists of Steelheart (2013), Firefight (2015), and Calamity (2016). The series depicts a post-apocalyptic world in which the appearance of an orbiting object has given random people superhuman powers in apparent defiance of known physical laws, turning them into "Epics". These powers have impelled most of them to prey upon or enslave the rest of humanity, causing the collapse of traditional governments. One young man orphaned by a High Epic joins an elite underground resistance movement.
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