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Interviews: AMOL Signing Report - Asha'Gerard

Summary:

Entries

3

Date

Feb 6th, 2013

Type

Paraphrased

Location

San Diego, CA

TourCon

AMOL Book Tour

Bookstore

Mysterious Galaxy

Reporter

Asha'Gerard

Links

tor.com

  • 1

    Asha'Gerard

    I was there at the San Diego event, and because about a third of the people raised their hands when Brandon asked "Who hasn't read the book yet?" (the other 2/3 expressed a very vocal "aww"), the "on record" questions were extremely brief (I think no more than 10 were asked). We had to ask our own questions in private when it was our turn to get our books signed.
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    Asha'Gerard

    I asked if Harriet would explain how Rand lit his pipe. She was (as you would guess) evasive on the matter. I did my best to try to pin her down on it and the main points I got were:

    Harriet McDougal

    "That was exactly as Jim wrote it."
    "He wanted to leave you feeling that the next Age will be even stranger than the last."

    Asha'Gerard

    I asked if Rand now had some powers of the Creator & she again reiterated (maybe clarified?) that the next Age will be profoundly different.

    So I then asked if that ability is going to be exclusively Rand's & she spread her hands to give me a look that said "maybe, maybe not".

    The vibe I got from her is that she didn't really know what her husband meant for that to mean and she didn't want to say one way or another, but that is just my opinion so take it for what it's worth.

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    Asha'Gerard

    I did overhear some other people's questions but since they weren't mine I don't feel comfortable repeating them.

    Anyway I had a great time at the signing & I'm glad to have contributed here in my own small way. :)

    Gerard