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Forum: A Memory of Light 06-01-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Dom
Yeah, I just thought the Hall had much bigger...

Yeah, I just thought the Hall had much bigger fish to fry than wonder who of the sisters under WO "supervision"/serving Rand, Cadsuane and her group or (much less likely for them, they didn't suspect...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-31-2014, 10:13 PM
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Posted By Dom
To be fair, the Tower got Traveling only thanks...

To be fair, the Tower got Traveling only thanks to Egwene, and knowledge to use TAR because the WO were teaching Egwene who taught Elayne-Nynaeve who passed it on somewhat under pressure.

That's...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-29-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Dom
One thing that speaks for a relatively early loss...

One thing that speaks for a relatively early loss of Traveling and in favor of the theory that during those centuries the Pattern was in a complete flux the weave stopped working altogether is that...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-29-2014, 11:33 AM
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Posted By Dom
I think the loss of so much of OP theory...

I think the loss of so much of OP theory (including important knowledge about training or influencing training, which in turn has limited a lot what the channelers can learn) and weaves that would...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-23-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
An Aes Sedai had tasked two Accepted with...

An Aes Sedai had tasked two Accepted with clerical work, which happens all the time. The two clearly would have preferred to have the chance to join the others outside, which Jarna and Merean could...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-22-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 121
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Posted By Dom
I think the BA learned the truth or part of it...

I think the BA learned the truth or part of it only from putting Siuan to the question (Siuan had little reason to keep the story of Gitara/Tamra secret anymore unlike other things she didn't want...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-21-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
Terez and Marie have read more files than me, but...

Terez and Marie have read more files than me, but IIRC there isn't really more than what we know from the books in the library files about Siuan's career (in fact, I think some elements from the...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-18-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
Possibly, as Talent skews many rules. But I'm...

Possibly, as Talent skews many rules. But I'm not so sure in this case. Salidar Aes Sedai linked to make bigger gateways (which shouldn't increase skill at all), and there's been no Talent for...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-18-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 121
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Posted By Dom
Oh, I'm quite sure there is more. It's probably...

Oh, I'm quite sure there is more. It's probably not as detailed as we might like.

That sounds like a conversation, but it probably is a monologue. It's actually quite typical of many of the...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-17-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
No. This doesn't come from RJ's notes, but from...

No. This doesn't come from RJ's notes, but from my notes and personal observations of the "patterns/mirrors" RJ liked to create. EOTW vs. AMOL are full of them (not that it's in any way limited to...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-15-2014, 11:03 PM
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Posted By Dom
Yes, I think it's something like that indeed. ...

Yes, I think it's something like that indeed.

He had tons of "mini cycles" repeating themselves over and over with variants during the series. Some of the most obvious ones like the "Wondergirls...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-15-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 121
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Posted By Dom
Very probably. One thing we discovered reading...

Very probably. One thing we discovered reading some of the notes is that we underestimated RJ's skills at "reverse engineering", that is... he put a lot of seeds (or hooks) in the story, and he was...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-15-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
I'll add that there is a surprisingly low amount...

I'll add that there is a surprisingly low amount of hints in the very early notes about some characters who became important.

The "gist" of it is an idea to have a young man, an Aes Sedai who...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-14-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
Hmm... some of it, why not. This was about...

Hmm... some of it, why not.

This was about splitting flows and the conclusion that it is dependent on strength being somewhat erroneous.

The "somewhat" is only because it is true that for Third...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-13-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
Ah, that quote. It's what I thought. There's an...

Ah, that quote. It's what I thought. There's an explanation attached to it (or to the scene in KOD in which Egwene split her flows to show off in class) in the notes. You can consider the...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-13-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
*Nods*. I second. She also looks like Isabelle...

*Nods*. I second. She also looks like Isabelle Adjani in Queen Margot, and that certainly beats a young Cher by a long shot.
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-13-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 121
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Posted By Dom
Yes, in the sense that they designed better, more...

Yes, in the sense that they designed better, more efficient weaves, which require less saidar to accomplish effect X than a male version of the weave requires saidin for the same effect, therefore...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-13-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
Not from the notes, from RJ's Q&A explanations of...

Not from the notes, from RJ's Q&A explanations of how the men are stronger (handle greater amount of saidin) but the top level woman match the top level man because of greater effectiveness of female...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-12-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
I didn't make that a standard or even mentioned...

I didn't make that a standard or even mentioned that scene, I merely pointed out that Moiraine's angreal (which looks just like that used by Lanfear, though Brandon hesitates when asked if it's the...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-12-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
That's because RJ mentioned dexterity, but in his...

That's because RJ mentioned dexterity, but in his explanation that the strongest woman is equal to the strongest man despite channeling a smaller quantity of saidar than he does of saidin, he rather...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-11-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
That would be for both. But consider this as...

That would be for both. But consider this as being totally inconclusive for now.

We have almost nothing about them for now except the exact strength of three of them. Alas, they all are...
Forum: A Memory of Light 05-11-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,659
Posted By Dom
So far there's really no good evidence that would...

So far there's really no good evidence that would suggest dexterity in weaving could "multiply" anything. Nothing appears to be exponential or multiplied, in fact.

What we have suggests that...
Forum: A Memory of Light 04-30-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By Dom
You must have missed the part where I said the...

You must have missed the part where I said the "breaking of the barriers" that occurred in the lead up to Tarmon Gai'don might could have created possibly temporary entry points between the worlds...
Forum: A Memory of Light 04-30-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By Dom
Personally I doubt that RJ planned the future of...

Personally I doubt that RJ planned the future of WOT into much details. Unless he planned a tacky flash forward (but certainly he wouldn't have), he didn't have devices to project us via POVs more...
Forum: A Memory of Light 04-29-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,568
Posted By Dom
In KOD RJ had managed to convince us that ...

In KOD RJ had managed to convince us that

a) A Sitter had betrayed Egwene's plan (of course, the one constantly spying on everyone was Nicola, who fled at the right time, so...)
b) Lelaine was...
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