The Coppermind has spoilers for all of Brandon's published works, now including The Frugal Wizard's Handbook for Surviving Medieval England and Yumi and the Nightmare Painter (Secret Projects Two and Three). Information about books that have not yet been released, like the other secret novels releasing in 2023 and Stormlight 5, is allowed only on meta-pages for the books themselves. For more details, see our spoiler policy. To view an earlier version of the wiki without spoilers for a book, go to the Time Machine!
|Featured In||Mistborn Era 1|
Appearance and PersonalityEdit
Getrue has gained a lot of weight since the Collapse. Like all merchants in the Assembly, Getrue wears a very fine suit, seemingly even more refined than those worn by nobles. He can be a pushover in the presence of stronger personalities.
After the Collapse, Elend Venture abolished restrictions on skaa merchants. This allowed a number of skaa merchants and craftsmen, including Getrue, to suddenly become far more wealthy than had been possible during the Final Empire.
Getrue and Philen were chosen to serve in the Luthadel Assembly as two of the eight merchant representatives. Getrue seemed to like some of Elend Venture's ideas, but he was heavily influenced by Philen's aggressive politics. The eight merchants typically voted in a bloc led by Philen, who opposed Elend and his idealistic policies. Philen believed that the merchants should no longer be considered skaa; he was highly motivated to gain a noble title and convinced the other merchants that this should be a key factor in their support of a ruler.
Getrue joined the rest of the Assembly in deposing Elend, although he later seemed to have some second thoughts about it. He was expected to vote with Philen to crown Ashweather Cett as the new king, but the merchants ultimately voted for Ferson Penrod after he promised them more wealth and titles than Cett could offer, backed by Straff Venture.
|Mistborn Era 1|
The Final Empire · The Well of Ascension · The Hero of Ages
|Characters||Vin · Kelsier · Sazed · Elend Venture · Marsh · Spook · Breeze · Ham · Clubs · Dockson · Straff Venture · Zane · Ashweather Cett · Tindwyl · Allrianne Cett · TenSoon · Yomen · Quellion · The Lord Ruler · Alendi · Kwaan|
|Places||Final Empire · The Dominances · Luthadel · Kredik Shaw · Pits of Hathsin · Kandra Homeland · Urteau · Fadrex City · Tathingdwen|
|Ethnicities and Species||Skaa · Nobles · Terrismen · Inquisitors · Koloss · Kandra · Mistwraiths · Southern Scadrians|
|Organizations||Skaa rebellion · Steel Ministry · Keepers (the Synod) · Worldbringers|
|Mythology||The Deepness · Terris Prophecies · Well of Ascension|
|Era 1 books||Mistborn: The Final Empire · The Well of Ascension · The Hero of Ages |
(The Eleventh Metal · Mistborn: Secret History)
|Era 2 books||The Alloy of Law · Shadows of Self · The Bands of Mourning · The Lost Metal |
(Allomancer Jak and the Pits of Eltania)
|Shards||Preservation · Ruin · Harmony|
|History||Classical Scadrial · Final Empire · Catacendre · Elendel · Southern Scadrian|
|Magic||Metallic Arts (Allomancy, Feruchemy, Hemalurgy) · Metalborn · Mistborn · Misting · Savant · Ferring · Twinborn · Compounding · Atium · Lerasium · Harmonium · Trellium|
|Other Media||Mistborn Adventure Game · Mistborn: Birthright · Mistborn film · Mistborn: House War|