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A New Map for the Wheel of Time

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Tor.com has a great article today from Michael Livingston, author of the upcoming Origins of the Wheel of Time (and most recent interview subject of Tar Valon Talks!), about the WoT world map. Long story short, apparently the map in the Big White Book was...wrong!!! And they fixed it for the Origins book! Here is the article with the full story:
A New Map for the Wheel of Time
 

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Wow, this is awesome! I, too, love maps lol. Seanchan is just absurdly large.
 

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Wow, that is awesome! Shit, Seanchan is large :brown-blink:
 
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😳 I see now why Seanchan is such an issue. This is intriguing and informative.
 

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Good lord, I wasn't prepared for seeing that change! It was a lot more than I expected. I am so excited about this book.
 
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Good article. Was excited to see the map.
 

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Yeah, ditto on all the Seanshan....which is a lot! I also didn't know it was all connected there at the top, that was new for me.
 
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When the old map came from the big white book, it was done from the perspective of in-world (allegedly), so information was wrong a lot.
I'm glad to finally see an updated world map that looks great and is as close to what Jordan had envisioned that we'll ever get. We speak briefly on the map in the Podcast, so keep an ear out for it once the episode releases!
 

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I'm really excited. I love it when we get new tidbits like this.
 

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Well, shoot, I ordered a digital copy of this book, but reading this post and seeing this updated map just makes me want a physical copy, as well! :laugh:
 

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I am super stoked to get this new book! I preordered a physical copy, but I also preordered the audiobook so I could listen to it on the drive to Anni.

If people are interested, I am planning to set some time aside at the end of my next voice chats to discuss the book!
 
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