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Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 12-11-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,996
Posted By Boli
Keeping in the Mat = Indiana Jones type of...

Keeping in the Mat = Indiana Jones type of character... an interesting tibit is in the "young Indiana Jones chronicles (canon as far as indy lore is concerned) Old man indy is wearing a patch as he...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 11-12-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,996
Posted By Boli
I do find it amusing that the characters I...

I do find it amusing that the characters I liked/hated the two which completely flip around in my head are Galad and Gawyn.

Up to book 3 Gawyn seems the cool one and Galad just the boring does...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 10-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,233
Posted By Boli
http://wot.wikia.com/wiki/Timeline a few...

http://wot.wikia.com/wiki/Timeline

a few highlights:

972: Galahad born, Tigraine heads off into the waste, Morgase marries Taringail

976-978: Aiel War

so there is more of a gap than the...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 04-15-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,611
Posted By Boli
I tried to get into these books a few years back;...

I tried to get into these books a few years back; in the end I just got annoyed with the constant PoV swapping and GRRM had this nasty habit of making a character interesting just before he killed...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 08-21-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,519
Posted By Boli
Knight's in full plate armour in the middle ages...

Knight's in full plate armour in the middle ages had arrows and swords bounce off them *but* they were still killed in battle.

Concussive force was transferred through the steel (e.g. bludgeoning...
Forum: A Memory of Light 07-04-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,851
Posted By Boli
TBH the final three books read more like fan...

TBH the final three books read more like fan fiction than a continuation of the books but lets be fair... the final (three) books will *never* be written as RJ intended.

What we do have is a...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-13-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By Boli
I wasn't going to quibble over the +/- 6 years...

I wasn't going to quibble over the +/- 6 years when the main author and creator passed on in 2007 :(
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-13-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,529
Posted By Boli
A hugo award is given for the "best science...

A hugo award is given for the "best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year"

Whatever your personal opinion on how the later books dragged or the ending was flawed I...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-12-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,668
Posted By Boli
on a pure ranking scale the reverse is fine. but...

on a pure ranking scale the reverse is fine. but I was trying to make some sense when using angreal and sa'angreal and I dislike in dealing with negatives in multiplication ;)
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-12-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,668
Posted By Boli
OK I'm going to flip the scale because #1 being...

OK I'm going to flip the scale because #1 being the most powerful is just plain confusing :P

It has always been my thinking in that there must be something significantly different in an Sa'Angreal...
Forum: Book Tour: A Memory of Light 03-12-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,844
Posted By Boli
The three ships are the "ships in the night" of...

The three ships are the "ships in the night" of Elayne, Aviendia and Min :P
Forum: A Memory of Light 02-01-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,744
Posted By Boli
The biggest irony of the entire books is Rand...

The biggest irony of the entire books is Rand chooses not to kill the Dark One because doing so removes "choice" and "human decision". But his actions done thousands of times just demonstrate that...
Forum: A Memory of Light 01-29-2013, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,361
Posted By Boli
One interesting point not discussed was the...

One interesting point not discussed was the Sa'Angreal was NAMED Vora's. The big Sa'Angreal were named true, but this had a person's name attached to it.

Perhaps that was important?
Forum: A Memory of Light 01-16-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,246
Posted By Boli
I see the whitecloaks merging into the...

I see the whitecloaks merging into the White/Black tower actually. As its "military arm" to hunt down and capture rogue channelers all equiped with foxhead medallions.

It certainly fits with RJ's...
Forum: A Memory of Light 01-10-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,065
Posted By Boli
I'm surprised everyone rates AMOL so low;...

I'm surprised everyone rates AMOL so low; Demandred turned out to be my favorite forsaken. I love the twist where you find out he's going/gone mad. Kind of like Ishmael in the earlier books but...
Forum: A Memory of Light 01-10-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,823
Posted By Boli
My personal theory is Rand died, but since he was...

My personal theory is Rand died, but since he was triple-bonded he is still able to walk reality. Causing a "thinness in the pattern" centered on his soul. (much like SG was)

But then he could...
Forum: A Memory of Light 01-10-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,958
Posted By Boli
In truth the biggest issue the countries will...

In truth the biggest issue the countries will have to face is the "Dragon's Peace"

If they follow it "to the letter"; you have a lot of empty space between the countries... and some destroyed...
Forum: A Memory of Light 01-10-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 11,823
Posted By Boli
My biggest impression is there is "something...

My biggest impression is there is "something missing", like I missed a chapter at the end with a longer epilogue.

99% of my questions are annoyingly going to have to wait until a big Q&A over the...
Forum: A Memory of Light 11-30-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 115,516
Posted By Boli
The dragon is one with the land, the land is one...

The dragon is one with the land, the land is one with the dragon.

Makes me wonder if Rand does a "mass bonding" with dozens, hundreds or even thousands of people tieng the people to him... and...
Forum: A Memory of Light 11-29-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 115,516
Posted By Boli
Moiraine to Alanna is my persona theory :)

Moiraine to Alanna is my persona theory :)
Forum: A Memory of Light 11-26-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 115,516
Posted By Boli
oh wow that is certainly tantalizing... my first...

oh wow that is certainly tantalizing... my first thought is an object of the one power.

perhaps even the "missing" powerful sa'angrael referred to in book 4 by Lanfear. Considering he just came...
Forum: A Memory of Light 11-01-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,218
Posted By Boli
If the Seanchan do not change... they win. ...

If the Seanchan do not change... they win.

if the Seanchan do change they will basically merge with the rest of Randland (being another country) and the empress will have to admit publicly she is...
Forum: A Memory of Light 10-29-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,442
Posted By Boli
Given the man had to initiate bonding in this...

Given the man had to initiate bonding in this case it could also be bad editing :P
Forum: A Memory of Light 10-29-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 19,442
Posted By Boli
One interesting thing I noticed, is Pevara could...

One interesting thing I noticed, is Pevara could SENSE when he seized Sadain; an error or a quirk of the double bonding?
Forum: A Memory of Light 10-23-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,549
Posted By Boli
With a hammer? :P It has been said several...

With a hammer? :P

It has been said several times that the seals are fragile, due to DO/True Power corruption; although I find it interesting that the seals are only weakening NOW.. and so quickly.
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