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A WHEEL OF TIME COMMUNITY

bmarluke

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  1. I believe I might have said this a few times and will repeat myself here: We must let go of all the tiny details that are not 100% right. No book to TV transfer has ever been done in such a way and Wheel of Time will be no different. Let’s not hold this to a unreasonable standard no one has yet to meet. I’m so happy that in the time that we are in, this project didn’t get canceled and we have a show that I think most of us have been dreaming for. It has Brandon Sanderson and Harriet McDougall working on it and I know that means we will get a superb story for us to enj
  2. As all things do, this has come and passed. Those who have missed it would love to hear a recording of this event. Please. I will trade you a perfectly good, half of a ham sandwich. Only has one bite missing.
  3. Ultimately, what you prefer has no bases on how the characters will look and feel on screen. Your reading bias is like all bias, often inaccurate and entirely dependent on personal experience. I recommend you: 1. Write down a character description from memory. 2. Listen to the books on tape so you can focus on how the characters are written. Stop of the book when they are described. Write that down. 3. Compare your version to what is written. 4. Sit back and gaze in wonder how your bias somehow changed what was actually written. Mind blown
  4. Megan - https://www.amazon.com/yermo-World-Timun-narrativa-Spanish/dp/8448031229
  5. So this could be / likely totally is my interpretation of the story. That said, I always envisioned the Aes Sedai generally gaining the shall in their early 20’s. Thus, the ageless face hitting in the mid 20’s. Thus most, Aes Sedai looking in their mid to late 20’s only aging in their hair over a long time... maybe? I know that the story will be different for TV. But it would be odd to see the bird like Varin as an older woman...
  6. This is where I definitively and categorically disagree. There are far, far too many examples of outstanding TV and movies that have almost no swearing in them, who have gone on to reach cult status, critical acclaim, and billions in revenues. If this series focuses on the battles, gore, and nudity, it will probably do fine. I will just hate it and pull a Kesey on its sorry @ss. (in reference to Ken Kesey refusing to watch the One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest movie after the script was basically stolen and mangled.) Naw, just kidding, I'd watch it, but still piss and moan about it over a pint.
  7. HA! Sorry for the confusion... BUT NO. There bloody better be Mother's Milk in a Cup, Flaming, bloody and others in the show... (Envision a King Baby sized fit over twitter if this gets dropped...) I was just saying that when the books are not clear which other words are used, we will likely hear the f bomb or others. It would be awesome to hear some flaming goat lover or the like... But I'm not holding my breath.
  8. Sorry, just don't see the Valan Luca/Bruce Cambell.. Bruce Campbell for Uno Nomesta however... That would be magic.
  9. While I agree that the is no modern swear words written in the series, there are multiple points in the books where a character has a large amount of “colorful language that would make your mother blush”. Uno Nomesta being one character that has an extreamly vibrant vocabulary. When these moments are described in the series, I think we all have a pretty good idea of the words used as our imaginations are at work placing our modern vulgar tendencies in his rants. I doubt we are pausing in our reading/listing to come up with new swearwords he could be using. Don’t get me wrong I would love to he
  10. Min is an awesome character. Remember, she has large parts of the series where she is not with Rand. In Salidar, the tower, with Cadsuane Melaidhrin, studying the prophecies of the dragon with that old dude that is escaping memory before coffee... She is a well defined stand alone character that needs no man... If all we see of her is with Rand... Well, shit is going down...
  11. 1994, Fresh off Dragons of War by Christopher Rowley, I wondered in a local book shop to talk to a good friend and book guru for my next conquest. He handed me a copy of Eye of the World and told me I had no choice in the matter. I was 14 and this was life altering. Read every book now 3-4 times and listen to them more than that. (Listing to Lord of Chaos as I type...) I have been listening to New Spring with my ten year old son and he is hooked! (Ringing the hat in my hands I say) Thank you Mr. Jordan. Thank you.
  12. HA! Of coarse Rand al'Thor would say such a thing. You have Toh Rand al'Thor. Rand is a critical ingredient, but like all ingredients, if something is missing, there is no whole. My two cents, the story is about the battle between light and dark. The wheel turns. Each battle, a new dragon, new characters. If WOT was truly centered on Rand, then there would not be so many books with so many other amazing characters. and I wouldn't like it anywhere close to as much as I do. Without the all other characters fighting with Rand, he would have failed. He still almost did.... (shit... spo
  13. Hello Rafe, Thank you for taking the courage to take on such a momentous endeavor. I deeply respect your confidence and leadership here! If this were me, my first thing would be to tell someone to bring me my brown pants... (Just saying..) My main ask. Please don't be afraid of the white noise/white space/weeds in these books. As Brandon Sanderson said, “these characters were some my best friends.” I can’t agree more, but, for me, they didn't become my best friends through killing a trolic or a fade, or by battling Ishmael in the skies of Falma. Undoubtably, the
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