2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn

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  1. Rhed al'Tere

    Rhed al'Tere Aes Sedai

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    Book three! The Dragon Reborn.

    Feel free to jump in at any point. THERE WILL BE SPOILERS FOR THE SERIES.

    [strike]Prologue & 1[/strike]
    [strike]2-8[/strike]
    [strike]9-15[/strike]
    [strike]16-22[/strike]
    [strike]23-29[/strike]
    [strike]30-36[/strike]
    [strike]37-43[/strike]
    [strike]44-50[/strike]
    51-56
     
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  2. Kassina Tendar

    Kassina Tendar Aes Sedai

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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    Are the prologue and chapter 1 being combined with this week's chapters from TGH?
     
  3. Rhed al'Tere

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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    Yep!

    :look Though I just realized that means we're reading 8 chapters this week because I can't count. :$
     
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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    Well, chapter 1's pretty short, at least! :lol
     
  5. Wil Cambrae

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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    So anybody else really like Niall even though he's a Whitecloak? He was just so much a badass :look
    Too bad Ordieth was able to sneak his way into Niall's confidence. I wonder who he could be :look
     
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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    I have increasing respect for Pedron Niall as the series goes on. He reminds me a bit of Bornhald the Elder.
     
  7. Aduiavas Ida

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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    Yes, I respect Niall, except for his totally skewed view of the world and events :look
     
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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    That's hardly different to many of the other "leaders" though - from Elaida to Morgase to well... just about any of the monarchs we encounter :look I feel at least Niall was more... open... to suggestion than some of the other Whitecloaks we encounter. For a Whitecloak, he's almost likeable.
     
  9. Wil Cambrae

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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    He followed his own biased logic. He had dreams of creating a unified continent with a minimum of bloodshed. What's not to love :lol
     
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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    Well, parts of his plan may have worked if he hadn't entrusted them to Carridin and if not for Valda and the Seanchan :look

    And while I enjoy reading about his misconceptions, they do get a bit old... The insistence that Rand is nothing but a White Tower creation for instance, or that Tarabon cannot possibly have been invaded by the same kind of people/things that Bornhald had warned about :look
     
  11. Imzadi Hopewind

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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    Weird. In the norwegian version it ain't no prologue. :blink

    how did last book end with?
     
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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    Uh, seems you can do even worse than set stupid translators at the task ... :(

    TGH ends with a very short, one page chapter #50, which presents rumors about the events at Falme, and a quote from a commentary on the prophecies.

    The prologue tells us quite a lot about Pedron Niall and his plans for the Whitecloaks; it also lays the foundation for the events in TSR, Whitecloaks in the Two Rivers. The instigator of this campaign is no other than Fain, now calling himself Ordreith, who has somehow found a way into Niall's confidence.
     
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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    Thanks Murun :) I bought book 3 in English. :lol I had hard time to choose because the store had 3 different versions. I took the one which were bigger than the other paperbacks. Hate that some are too small. :)
     
  14. Aduiavas Ida

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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    Imz, I hope that was the one with the red looking picture of Rand taking Callandor with Mat and Perrin (presumably, although that is not correct story-wise :shifty) watching?

    If so, that one definitely has the Prologue :look
    And if I remember correctly, the next book, Shadow Rising does not have a prologue :look
     
  15. Imzadi Hopewind

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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    I looked at all the 3 books, and they all had prologues :D I choosed one with red cover and the dragon biting itself in 3 wheels... if that make any senses... :shifty Anyway, it's printed in 2015 :D

    In chapter 2, we see how hard the battles for Rand can be, with saidin *sighs*
     
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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    Well, that is the UK version. I believe that version is Ok as well, but then every book looks the same, only with a different colour on the wheel. Boring :p
     
  17. Toral Delvar

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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn Prologue & 1

    How did Elayne grow in strength enough to be raised? Egwene spent those weeks being trained as sul'dam, but Elayne spent it hiding and trying not to channel, so her progress should have been less than it would have been otherwise
     
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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn 2-8

    I'm also kind of excited, because the chapter summaries only have notes up to about chapter 10 (I had dozens bookmarked in my nook, but lost it, and haven't got any new ones in yet)
     
  19. Imzadi Hopewind

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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn 2-8

    We see Perrin's first encounter in the dream World and meeting with Hopper again. I was like: hey, listen!!

    Who were the 3 males that met?
     
  20. Rhed al'Tere

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    Re: 2015 Re-Readalong: Dragon Reborn 2-8

    We get to help fill in the library! :joy