Reading The Wheel of Time: “Knife of Dreams” (Book 11)

I know it's been a while since I posted about this series, so I thought I'd just update to say that I have, in fact, finished The Wheel of Time. Clearly, I've earned some sort of nerd points for doing so. Now that I've finished, I'll be slowly catching up with my entries. As you may recall, Knife of … Continue reading Reading The Wheel of Time: “Knife of Dreams” (Book 11)

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Reading The Wheel of Time: “Lord of Chaos” (Book 6)

Well, I'm charging headlong through "The Wheel of Time," and now that I've finished Lord of Chaos and am on the cusp of finishing A Crown of Swords, I thought I'd take a few moments to catch up on my blog posts about the series. In this novel, a lot happens and, simultaneously, a lot doesn't happen. The pieces … Continue reading Reading The Wheel of Time: “Lord of Chaos” (Book 6)

Reading The Wheel of Time: “The Dragon Reborn” (Book 3)

Now that he has acknowledged that he is the Dragon Reborn, Rand must make his way to Tear and claim Callandor, one of the most powerful sa'angreal that were created during the Age of Legends. Meanwhile, Nynaeve and Elayne must seek out the Black Ajah, and Perrin, Egwene, and Mat have to accept their role in Rand's destiny. I'm … Continue reading Reading The Wheel of Time: “The Dragon Reborn” (Book 3)

Reading The Wheel of Time: “The Eye of the World” (Book 1)

So, in addition to all of the things I'm working on--dissertation, novel, short story, this blog--I've decided to undertake a truly mammoth project: the re-reading of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time from beginning to end. So, I began, as one should, with The Eye of the World. Though I've read this novel countless times since I first … Continue reading Reading The Wheel of Time: “The Eye of the World” (Book 1)