The Apocalypse Guard

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by: Kelley Harris
Concept art commissioned by Brandon
The Apocalypse Guard is a forthcoming YA trilogy set in the same multiverse as The Reckoners. It is being published by Delacorte Press and the first installment is expected to be released in Spring 2018.[1]

Publishing rights have been acquired by Delacorte Press (also the publishers of The Reckoners), and the first book is arranged to be released in the spring of 2018,[1] written between Stormlight 3 and 4.[2]

The Apocalypse Guard series is set in a world parallel to that of the Reckoners, and an organization of superpowered individuals is at its center. Their collective objective is to save doomed planets, until the day something goes horribly wrong and it is up to one young member of the guard to fix things before time runs out for her and the planet she calls home.
Publication of the first book in the series is planned for spring 2018.
—From Delacorte Press's press release[1]


The main character. She is a summer intern at mission control for the Apocalypse Guard when it is attacked. As a result of the attack she is thrown into a doomed world and must find the Guard or another way off the world before it is destroyed.[3]
An entity that appears to be made of stone and fire.[4]
A human woman serving on an Apocalypse Guard team.[5]


Brandon first mentioned the series at the release party for Shadows of Self.[Citation needed] It was then obliquely referenced in the 2015 State of the Sanderson as a "New YA Series".[2]


  1. a b c Apocalypse Guard announcement - Mar 1st, 2016
  2. a b State of Sanderson 2015
    Brandon's website - Dec 18th, 2015
  3. The Apocalypse Guard
    Brandon's website - Mar 3rd, 2016
  4. Concept Art for Zoba
    — DeviantArt - Mar 4th 2016
  5. Concept Art for Oracle
    — DeviantArt - Mar 4th 2016
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