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Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Towmasin al'Matunik, Oct 25, 2020.

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When Should I Read New Spring? (Just done w Book 6).

Poll closed Nov 3, 2020.
  1. Doesn't matter.

    1 vote(s)
    12.5%
  2. Wait till you finish the 'regular' series.

    3 vote(s)
    37.5%
  3. Chronologically as published/ within the series time-line.

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    50.0%
  1. Towmasin al'Matunik

    Towmasin al'Matunik

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    Hello all!
    I am having an amazing journey that I believe most of you have had as well and found your site when researching a WoT question. I am currently in book 5 and have found a series of books akin to nothing I have EVER read! Robert Jordan is sheer brilliance. So fortunate to be in nearly the middle of these books. I started late spring / early summer and find myself even dreaming of the journey of Rand and company. Dream walking, in a way!
    I am 38 and hail from RI in New England. I work as a clinician in a community mental health setting and help those with addiction and mental illness.
    I don't know how to get a pic up like you folks have but I have much to look through here.

    Hope you all find this in good health and happiness 'under the Light.'
     
  2. Alenya Al'Roran

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    Welcome to Tar Valon! We have a few other first time readers hanging around right now, so you're in good company!
     
  3. Melorea al'Taehor

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    Welcome Towmasin!

    So glad to hear how much you are enjoying the books! Have you had a favourite scene, character or story arc yet?

    I've finished the books (except New Spring) but I only joined this forum a handful of week ago! Its been welcoming so far, I hope you find the same kindness :-)
     
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    Welcome!!

    I wish I could read the series for the first time again!!!

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    Welcome!

    What question did you research? :geek
     
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    Welcome to Tar Valon! I found this site when searching for Aes Sedai shawls back then and still here I am, because I still can't find the shawls. :lol Joke aside, I now consider myself as a part of this beautiful community, I hope you will too.
     
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    Welcome Towmasin! There's nothing like the excitement of reading the books for the first time. I'm re-reading after seven years so it's almost like reading them for the first time, I've forgotten so much. :lol

    If you need help with things, we have an entire community who would be happy to help you find what you're looking for so never hesitate to ask. We're all pretty cool, nerdy people around these parts.
     
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    Welcome to Tar Valon! :welcome
     
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    Warm welcome to TarValon.Net! ^^

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    Welcome to TV.net Towmasin. Its a common way to find us, and we're glad you did.
     
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  13. Towmasin al'Matunik

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    Thanks much. Just finished the scene at Dumai’s Wells / LOC. Speechless! I have read and been told the next few books aren't as fast a read and drag a bit...is there a consensus on that or true? I guess everyone would have difference in opinions but just wondering..?
     
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    :8):8)
    Thank you.
     
  15. Towmasin al'Matunik

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    Oops meant to make this to thread in general - Thanks much for the welcomes :D3Just finished the scene at Dumai’s Wells :sword/ LOC. Speechless! I have read and been told the next few books aren't as fast a read and drag a bit...is there a consensus on that or true? I guess everyone would have difference in opinions but just wondering..?
     
  16. Towmasin al'Matunik

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    Ty. Nice to be here... What a following there is for WoT. Awesome
     
  17. Towmasin al'Matunik

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    Haha good luck on the shall hunt!
     
  18. Towmasin al'Matunik

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    It was a character one of thousands it seems...not positive who it was now. I tried lightly bc I've run into spoilers that way but if I have more Q's (which I def will!) I prefer to use thred here bc I was on Fandom I think it was and read a bit TOO MUCH! Luckily I have the ability to thought block (or forget easily?) so it wasn't a major spoil.
     
  19. Towmasin al'Matunik

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    Hmmm favorite main character is probably Matt. I always like the antagonists or here, dark friends. Mordeth is something else and haven't read much re Graendal but she's 'interesting' with her servants and mind set.

    Falme, Stone of Tear were all very good but I am a big fan of the smaller sub plots as well....there is so much hard to pick a favorite anything yet!

    You hail from Eire? My grams is from Belfast and her dad from Sligo....I've visited Ireland about 5 times...last time was actually 4 years ago this week. I love Ireland! Such beauty and amazing people as well. Cheers!
     
  20. Alenya Al'Roran

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    There is a lot of character development coming your way, but it's worth it.