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View Poll Results: What is the context?
Rand is talking about souls all being the same, like Gaidal Cain 5 31.25%
Rand is talking about LTT being a construct of his own mind 6 37.50%
Rand has no clue what he is talking about 1 6.25%
Rand's comment is open to interpretation 4 25.00%
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What do you described as the context of the following quote -

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Ch. 50 - Veins of Gold

And Rand opened his eyes for the first time in a very long while. He knew – somehow – that he would never again hear Lews Therin’s voice in his head. For they were not two men, and never had been.
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Mazrim Taim drew the eye. He was tall, with a strongly hooked nose and an air of physical strength about him. An air of darkness, too. He sat there with his ankles crossed and one arm hanging over the heavy arm of the throne, yet he seemed ready to explode into violence. Interestingly, though his black coat was embroidered with blue-and-gold dragons that twined around the sleeves from elbows to cuffs, he did not wear the collar pins.

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Then choose D.
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Mazrim Taim drew the eye. He was tall, with a strongly hooked nose and an air of physical strength about him. An air of darkness, too. He sat there with his ankles crossed and one arm hanging over the heavy arm of the throne, yet he seemed ready to explode into violence. Interestingly, though his black coat was embroidered with blue-and-gold dragons that twined around the sleeves from elbows to cuffs, he did not wear the collar pins.

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I'm with Bela, and D doesn't fit either. So, no vote.
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None of those choices describe context -- the surrounding circumstances -- so none of them are valid answers to your question.
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None of those choices describe context -- the surrounding circumstances -- so none of them are valid answers to your question.
Ok. What do YOU WH think the context of that quote is. Indulge me.
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Ok. What do YOU WH think the context of that quote is. Indulge me.
The scene before an after that paragraph. I don't have the book yet, so I can't be more specific. It could be just a couple of paragraphs, or it could be a dozen pages.
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Sodas, maybe you should have used the word "implication" or "meaning" instead of context. Context in this instance, apparently, gives people rashes.
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I choose B, it did not exclude the A part
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Sodas, maybe you should have used the word "implication" or "meaning" instead of context. Context in this instance, apparently, gives people rashes.
Lol. Or maybe just ask which side they prefer.

But hoping people agree on any description around here seems impossible...
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None of those choices describe context -- the surrounding circumstances -- so none of them are valid answers to your question.
This.
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This.
the new hip response?
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It's not really new. But yeah.
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It's not really new. But yeah.
You're saying this has been around for some time then?
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Then choose D.
I don't like D at all. Of course it's open to interpretation, but I've already interpreted it my way, as A and B.

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It's not really new. But yeah.
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Or you can get with that...

I think you'll get with this, 'cause this is where it's at.
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You can get with

Or you can get with that...
Now I have Weapon of Choice running through my head. Thanks for that.
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