History Literature / TheWheelOfTime

7th Aug '17 12:00:59 PM slvstrChung
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Very much one of the LongRunners: The first book of the series was published on January 15, 1990, the last exactly 22 years and 51 weeks later, in January of the Chinese Year of the Dragon. A TV series based on the books has been announced.

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Very much one of the LongRunners: The first book of the series was published on January 15, 1990, the last exactly 22 years and 51 weeks later, in January of the Chinese Year of the Dragon. A Dragon.

An extremely shoddy PilotEpisode for a
TV adaptation of the series based was aired on FXX (at about 2 AM) in February 2015. Though the books producing company, Red Eagle Entertainment, then held the television rights to the series, the pilot was shot without involvement or approval from Harriet [=McDougal=]; the rights were due to revert to her a mere three days later, explaining the pilot's ObviousBeta nature and total lack of advertising or publicity. Since then, [=McDougal=] has been announced.re-negotiated a contract with Sony Pictures, who will produce an approved and official TV series.
31st Oct '16 4:58:09 AM justanid
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An epic fantasy series by Robert Jordan, currently consisting of fourteen books, a prequel (''New Spring''), and a series guide entitled "The World of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time," as well as a [[FirstPersonShooter first-person shooter]] and an [[TheRolePlayingGame tabletop RPG]]. The main sequence of the series is now complete. Harriet [=McDougal=], Alan Romanczuk, and Maria Simons made an updated series guide/encyclopedia with Jordan's notes that was released in November 2015.

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An epic fantasy series by Robert Jordan, currently consisting of fourteen books, a prequel (''New Spring''), and a series guide entitled "The World of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time," as well as a [[FirstPersonShooter first-person shooter]] and an a [[TheRolePlayingGame tabletop RPG]]. The main sequence of the series is now complete. Harriet [=McDougal=], Alan Romanczuk, and Maria Simons made an updated series guide/encyclopedia with Jordan's notes that was released in November 2015.
31st Oct '16 4:57:47 AM justanid
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An epic fantasy series by Robert Jordan, currently consisting of fourteen books, a prequel (''New Spring''), and a series guide entitled "The World of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time," as well as a [[FirstPersonShooter first-person shooter]] and an [[RolePlayingGame RPG]]. The main sequence of the series is now complete. Harriet [=McDougal=], Alan Romanczuk, and Maria Simons made an updated series guide/encyclopedia with Jordan's notes that was released in November 2015.

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An epic fantasy series by Robert Jordan, currently consisting of fourteen books, a prequel (''New Spring''), and a series guide entitled "The World of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time," as well as a [[FirstPersonShooter first-person shooter]] and an [[RolePlayingGame [[TheRolePlayingGame tabletop RPG]]. The main sequence of the series is now complete. Harriet [=McDougal=], Alan Romanczuk, and Maria Simons made an updated series guide/encyclopedia with Jordan's notes that was released in November 2015.
24th Oct '16 10:58:46 PM omnicritic
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Very much one of the LongRunners: The first book of the series was published on January 15, 1990, the last exactly 22 years and 51 weeks later, in January of the Chinese Year of the Dragon.

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Very much one of the LongRunners: The first book of the series was published on January 15, 1990, the last exactly 22 years and 51 weeks later, in January of the Chinese Year of the Dragon. A TV series based on the books has been announced.
3rd Jul '16 2:01:51 AM Morgenthaler
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Some three thousand years later, in the story's modern day, a PowerTrio of young men--FarmBoy Rand, GuileHero Mat and TheBlacksmith Perrin--were living out their lives in a small village... Until a mysterious woman called [[TheObiWan Moiraine]] showed up, followed shortly thereafter by an attack by ([[AllMythsAreTrue to them]]) mythical monsters. According to Moiraine, the three were "''ta'veren''," an [[{{Fictionary}} Old Tongue]] word meaning "MainCharacters," and the Dark One itself was after them. Possibly, one of them might be "[[TheChosenOne The Dragon Reborn]]", the {{reincarnation}} of Lews Therin Telamon who would lead the forces of good against the rise of evil--and, like any male channeler, [[DestructiveSavior go mad]]. Moiraine was sent in to find him, [[SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld protect him]], teach him to channel ([[GenderRestrictedAbility if possible]]), keep him sane (if possible) and prepare him (whichever one "he" is) (FirstEpisodeSpoiler: it's Rand) for the fight. For the [[CosmicKeystone seven seals]] on the Dark One's [[SealedEvilInACan can]] are starting to weaken, and TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt is approaching, and if there is to be any hope for all creation, there's a lot of work to be done. For prophecy says that The Dragon Reborn ''can'' defeat The Dark One... but not that he ''will''.

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Some three thousand years later, in the story's modern day, a PowerTrio of young men--FarmBoy Rand, GuileHero Mat and TheBlacksmith Perrin--were living out their lives in a small village... Until a mysterious woman called [[TheObiWan Moiraine]] Moiraine showed up, followed shortly thereafter by an attack by ([[AllMythsAreTrue to them]]) mythical monsters. According to Moiraine, the three were "''ta'veren''," an [[{{Fictionary}} Old Tongue]] word meaning "MainCharacters," and the Dark One itself was after them. Possibly, one of them might be "[[TheChosenOne The Dragon Reborn]]", the {{reincarnation}} of Lews Therin Telamon who would lead the forces of good against the rise of evil--and, like any male channeler, [[DestructiveSavior go mad]]. Moiraine was sent in to find him, [[SaveThisPersonSaveTheWorld protect him]], teach him to channel ([[GenderRestrictedAbility if possible]]), keep him sane (if possible) and prepare him (whichever one "he" is) (FirstEpisodeSpoiler: it's Rand) for the fight. For the [[CosmicKeystone seven seals]] on the Dark One's [[SealedEvilInACan can]] are starting to weaken, and TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt is approaching, and if there is to be any hope for all creation, there's a lot of work to be done. For prophecy says that The Dragon Reborn ''can'' defeat The Dark One... but not that he ''will''.
8th Jun '16 10:27:02 AM _____________
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-->The opening paragraph to every novel in the series

An epic fantasy series by Robert Jordan, currently consisting of fourteen books, a prequel (''New Spring''), and a series guide entitled "The World of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time," as well as a [[FirstPersonShooter first-person shooter]] and an [[RolePlayingGame RPG]]. The main sequence of the series is now complete, and an updated series guide/encyclopedia written by Jordan's widow remains forthcoming, set for a November 2015 release.

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-->The opening paragraph to every novel in the series

series[[note]]Except for ''New Spring''.[[/note]]

An epic fantasy series by Robert Jordan, currently consisting of fourteen books, a prequel (''New Spring''), and a series guide entitled "The World of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time," as well as a [[FirstPersonShooter first-person shooter]] and an [[RolePlayingGame RPG]]. The main sequence of the series is now complete, complete. Harriet [=McDougal=], Alan Romanczuk, and Maria Simons made an updated series guide/encyclopedia written by with Jordan's widow remains forthcoming, set for a notes that was released in November 2015 release.
2015.
25th Aug '15 5:29:49 AM poi99
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->"''The Wheel of Time turns, and ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legends fade to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. In one Age, called the third age by some, [[ForegoneConclusion an Age yet to come, an age long past,]] a wind rose in [[[MadLibsCatchPhrase a location]]]. The wind was not the beginning. There are neither beginnings or endings to the turning of the Wheel of Time. But it was ''a'' beginning.''"

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->"''The Wheel of Time turns, and ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legends fade to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. In one Age, called the third age by some, [[ForegoneConclusion an Age yet to come, an age long past,]] past, a wind rose in [[[MadLibsCatchPhrase a location]]].[a location]. The wind was not the beginning. There are neither beginnings or endings to the turning of the Wheel of Time. But it was ''a'' beginning.''"
22nd Nov '14 8:48:00 PM Fireblood
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Very much one of the LongRunners: The first book of the series was published on January 15, 1990, the last exactly 22 years and 51 weeks later, in the January of the Chinese Year of the Dragon.

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Very much one of the LongRunners: The first book of the series was published on January 15, 1990, the last exactly 22 years and 51 weeks later, in the January of the Chinese Year of the Dragon.
2nd Oct '14 2:54:13 PM Anorgil
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->"''The Wheel of Time turns, and ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legends fade to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. In one Age, called the third age by some, an Age yet to come, an age long pass, a wind rose in [[[MadLibsCatchPhrase a location]]]. The wind was not the beginning. There are neither beginnings or endings to the turning of the Wheel of Time. But it was ''a'' beginning.''"

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->"''The Wheel of Time turns, and ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legends fade to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. In one Age, called the third age by some, [[ForegoneConclusion an Age yet to come, an age long pass, past,]] a wind rose in [[[MadLibsCatchPhrase a location]]]. The wind was not the beginning. There are neither beginnings or endings to the turning of the Wheel of Time. But it was ''a'' beginning.''"
1st Sep '14 8:23:25 AM MasterGhandalf
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An epic fantasy series by Robert Jordan, currently consisting of fourteen books, a prequel (''New Spring''), and a series guide entitled "The World of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time," as well as a [[FirstPersonShooter first-person shooter]] and an [[RolePlayingGame RPG]]. The main sequence of the series is now complete, and an updated series guide/encyclopedia written by Jordan's widow remains forthcoming.

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An epic fantasy series by Robert Jordan, currently consisting of fourteen books, a prequel (''New Spring''), and a series guide entitled "The World of Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time," as well as a [[FirstPersonShooter first-person shooter]] and an [[RolePlayingGame RPG]]. The main sequence of the series is now complete, and an updated series guide/encyclopedia written by Jordan's widow remains forthcoming.
forthcoming, set for a November 2015 release.
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