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paulgoatallen
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Re: BREAKING NEWS About The Wheel of Time! (Three More Books!)


Ryan_G wrote:
Lol....Thanks Paul.  The word I've really been trying to put into a post but still haven't found the perfect fit for is "defenestration".  I've been in love with the word since I was 12-13.  It just sounds so cool.

 


Ryan:

Geez, I had to look that word up!

 

defenestration – a throwing of a person or thing out of a window.

 

Hey, I'm going to try to slip this word into one of my reviews in your honor. I'll keep you updated...   :smileyhappy:

Paul 

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Re: BREAKING NEWS About The Wheel of Time! (Three More Books!)

Hey thanks Paul.  I would appreciate it.  It's a great word and should be appreciated more. :smileywink:

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Re: BREAKING NEWS About The Wheel of Time! (Three More Books!)

Right now I am at odds on how to feel.  The Wheel of Time series is "THE" series that got me into not only reading Fantasy, but reading at all.  I have loved every minute of the series, even the slower moving books, and do not ever want to see it end.  However, Mr Jordan specifically stated this would be his last book, no matter how long it was. I am almost sickened by the "business" decision that is obviously pushing this.

 

Yes Sanderson is a great author, but remember that even he says he wants this book, now books, to feel like they were written by Jordan. Too much deviation just wont feel right to me. He has tons of notes, half written chapters etc... to make sure he doesnt go too far off course.