ISBN: 9781596064850
Year of publication: 2011


Brandon Sanderson

Detective science fiction

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Brandon Sanderson Legion One My name is Stephen Leeds, and I am perfectly sane. My hallucinations, however, are all quite mad. The gunshots coming from J.C.’s room popped like firecrackers. Grumbling to myself, I grabbed the earmuffs hanging outside his door—I’d learned to keep them there—and pushed my way in. J.C. wore his own earmuffs, his handgun raised in two hands, sighting at a picture of Osama bin Laden on the wall. Beethoven was playing. Very loudly. “I was trying to have a conversation!” I yelled. J.C. didn’t hear me. He emptied a clip into bin Laden’s face, punching an assortment of holes through the wall in the process. I didn’t dare get close. He might accidentally shoot me if I surprised him. I didn’t know what would happen if one of my hallucinations shot me. How would my mind interpret that? Undoubtedly, there were a dozen psychologists who’d want to write a paper on it. I wasn’t inclined to give them the...