Category Archives: Sundry

Bleg: Audiobook and Podcast Recommendations

If you read yesterday’s post over at Hillbilly Highways, you know that I took a new job.  I will be commuting across the country nine hours each way every couple weeks until we sell our house.  Even then, I will … Continue reading

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Rereading The Great Hunt, chapters 23-28

In which Nynaeve takes the test to become an Accepted, Egwene meets Elayne for the first time and Min again, Rand arrives in Carhien and promptly dives headfirst into the Game of Houses after running into an old friend, Rand … Continue reading

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July 2020 Month-in-Review

Given that I am still effectively trapped at home, you would think I would be able to keep up with my blogging.  But it was not to be.  I didn’t post anything here in the second half of July and … Continue reading

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Rereading The Great Hunt, chapters 18-22

In which Egwene and Nynaeve arrive at the White Tower, Rand lends Selene a shirt, Rand earns the moniker “Shadowkiller,” we are given a slight introduction to the Choedan Kal, Moiraine and Lan reminisce over their meet-cute, Moiraine tells Lan … Continue reading

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Rereading The Great Hunt, chapters 13-17

In which Rand wakes up someplace very strange but also the same, Ingtar discovers his disappearance, the Hunt continues in both universes nonetheless, Perrin comes out as a sniffer, Verin arrives unexpectedly, Rand picks up his first heron brand, his … Continue reading

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Rereading The Great Hunt, chapters 9-12

In which everyone prepares to leave Fal Dara, Lan delivers some foreshadowing about “allow[ing] the sword to be sheathed in your own body, the true Great Hunt begins, we meet a sniffer, Bayle Domon jumps out of the frying pan … Continue reading

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June 2020 Month-in-Review

June was the month the lockdowns started to slowly ease.  We took our daughter to the beach (a half-day trip and we didn’t get within 100 feet of anyone else).  My wife and I had our first date in months.  … Continue reading

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Rereading The Great Hunt, chapters 1-8

In which Darkfriends have an ice cream social, the Amyrlin Seat arrives in Fal Dara, the Whitecloaks take a full legion onto Almoth Plain, Trollocs get inside the keep at Fal Dara and take the Horn and the Dagger, Fain … Continue reading

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Belatedly Announcing The Wheel of Time Reread – Index

The last time I read The Wheel of Time was in anticipation of A Memory of Light.  The culmination of the series was a big deal for me.  I discovered The Wheel of Time shortly after The Shadow Rising (book … Continue reading

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Rereading The Eye of the World, chapters 49-53

In which the Blight grows bold, a Wormpack appears but sadly doesn’t appear, the Fellowship finds the Green Man and the Eye, Aginor and Balthamel find them, the Green Man takes down our first Forsaken, Aginor confronts Rand, Rand takes … Continue reading

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