Book Review: Wheel of Time, Book 12: The Gathering Storm

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Wheel of Time, Book 12:

The Gathering Storm

This was an enjoyable read and a further uptick in the overall quality of the series. Following in the footsteps of Knife of Dreams, this book maintained a nice pace and provided a wealth of interesting plot progression. This book also had a good balance of exposition and action, and was perhaps the most satisfactory book in the series for me to this point. With that said, here are my main thoughts about the book:

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3 Line Tales, Week 229: Linger

3 Line Tales 229: Linger

Below is my submission to 3 Line Tales: Week 229

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The specter stood before the window staring at a stream of visitors making their way toward the castle, the citadel he had sacrificed his fortune to build and his life in failing to defend.

Endless days came and went with only a single haunting question remaining.

“History passes through the world like a breeze shifting clouds in the sky or grass in the meadow, but when will I” he thought, “When will I?”


Thank you, Sonya, for another wonderful prompt!

Book Review: Wheel of Time, Book 11: Knife of Dreams

Wheel of Time Book 11: Knife of Dreams

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After several books of scant plot progression and painfully slow pacing, Knife of Dreams is practically a plethora of concluded plotlines. It felt as if all the main threads of the past nearly four books were gathered up in this installment and tied off in short order. Interestingly, this installment was quite a bit longer than the previous four yet was much quicker to get through because nearly each chapter was a fast-paced rush toward some form of completion. Continue reading