The Great Walrus

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  • Birthday 05/27/1997

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  • Interests ASOIAF, Harry Potter, Wheel of Time, Rammstein, and Walruses.

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  1. The Wheel of Time sidenotes: This is not the beginning.

    That's a good point, an example being the belief that the Aes Sedai of the Age of Legends could fly, when in reality flight was accomplished by various types of Sho'Jihn (i think it's how that is spelled)
  2. The Wheel of Time sidenotes: This is not the beginning.

    Yes, several of the Forsaken are reincarnated into new bodies.
  3. The Wheel of Time sidenotes: This is not the beginning.

    On the subject of those wanting to negoiate with the Forsaken, you need to remember that the War of Power was among the single most brutal and horrific conflicts in the history of the world, it was arguably worse then the Trolloc Wars and the Last battle itself. So towards the end of the conflict, any option that allowed humanity to continue was considered. As for the reliability of the Seals, Culliendar was, and still is, the most indestructible and tough substances ever created by man, even Balefire can't damage it. It wasn't a bad assumption that the Seals would last that long.
  4. Christmas is coming...

  5. It is done. I have read ever single book in the Wheel of Time saga.

    1. Risto

      Risto

      I have just started it... Do you know that in Serbian, the series contains more than 20 books? :)

    2. TalalOfDorne

      TalalOfDorne

      Congrats. How were they?

    3. The Great Walrus

      The Great Walrus

      It was good for the most part, besides Path of Daggers and Crossroads of Twilight...

  6. This is it, the Homestretch, on to A Memory of Light...

  7. Done with The Gathering Storm, currently halfway through Towers of Midnight

    1. honeyed chicken

      honeyed chicken

      Don't forget to come up for air! Drop in and say "Hi!" to your friends at TTTNE.

    2. The Great Walrus

      The Great Walrus

      I will, don't worry. :)

  8. Finished with Knife of dreams, on to The Gathering Storm

  9. Done with Crossroads of Twilight, on to Knife of Dreams...

  10. I thought i knew how bad Crossroads of Twilight was... I was wrong, so wrong...

  11. Done with Winters Heart, on to the dreaded Crossroads of Twilight

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    2. TheZone

      TheZone

      I will pray for you

    3. The Great Walrus

      The Great Walrus

      It's too late, i'm already halfway through!!

    4. TheZone

      TheZone

      Then for a safe journey back

  12. Finished Crown of Swords, halfway through Path of Daggers.

    1. straits

      straits

      WoT? I like RJ's storytelling but his characters lack flexibility. Most of them follow patterns based on some preset traits that he mentioned at some point.

    2. The Great Walrus

      The Great Walrus

      I agree, but i still find it enjoyable. Aside from Path of Daggers, where somehow in over 600 pages, nothing of any significance happens...

    3. straits

      straits

      He ends up with well over a 100 characters whose story-lines he must keep track of. It's an extremely ambitious project for a writer. Not to mention that some of the main female personalities are indiscernible over longer chapters (I remember confusing Egwene for Nynaeve during their inner monologues). But I'm probably being unfair; it's still a fascinating world he created.

  13. On to Lord of Chaos...

  14. Roughly 70% through The Fires of Heaven, and still loving every moment of it.