It's Official! The Wheel of Time is coming to Amazon!

Discussion in 'Wheel of Time TV Show' started by Jeffan Caliarthan, Oct 2, 2018.

  1. Eluial Aldaran

    Eluial Aldaran Aes Sedai Head of the Brown Ajah

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    A small tidbit from Brandon Sanderson on Reddit:

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  2. Adanys Wynterwulf

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    Yesssss! :ok
     
  3. Leala Gymorraine

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    That's a confidence booster for sure :)
     
  5. Zeryth al'Damoraine

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    I've only finished reading Dragon Reborn the other day so I'm still in the process of learning about the WoT world but I found the description of the show a bit misleading at first. However, when my friends asked me what is it about then, I struggled to find a simpler explanation than the one they provided in the press release.

    I'm all up for Moiraine's perspective because she's been my favourite character so far. I think there could be an easy transition from her perspective into a story about Rand. If they wish to keep the identity of Dragon Reborn, looking at the story from the perspective of another character who is also trying to figure it out is a smarter choice.

    Not a 100% sure Slytherin would be a Red Ajah though, I'm Slytherin according to the HP website but I would choose Blue or Yellow Ajah in the books :)
     
  6. Ahmyra al'Ruley

    Ahmyra al'Ruley Mistress of Foretelling Aes Sedai Head of the White Ajah

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    I describe it as LoTR meats Harry Potter.... it seems to work
     
  7. Lenore Carvoe

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    Are films/series/you name it from Amazon Prime, Netflix and so on ever published on DVD to be available in ordinary shops?
     
  8. Aduiavas Ida

    Aduiavas Ida Aes Sedai Mistress of Revels - Europe Forum Moderator

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    I wonder... Amazon Prime is not yet available in Norway... :( I hope that changes before this series begin :look
     
  9. Ty al'Djinn

    Ty al'Djinn Mod for Life Gaidin Company Commander of San d'ma Shadar

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    Not often. They do it when a show is popular enough, like with The Man In The High Castle.
     
  10. Lenore Carvoe

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    Thank you, Ty.
     
  11. Narysse a'Jahar

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    :(

    I guess I will be creating a savings account so I can get Amazon to watch WOT, then.

    I really wish they reconsider that stance. The Internet isn't the greatest in my region so it can be hard to do things without it, and almost impossible to stream video with it. :(
     
  12. Zeryth al'Damoraine

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    I don't have the Amazon account either. But if it's the only option to see the series I guess I'll be getting one.
     
  13. Lenore Carvoe

    Lenore Carvoe Aes Sedai

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    I just don't do Amazon.
     
  14. Elania al'Manir

    Elania al'Manir Aes Sedai Head of the Yellow Ajah Forum Moderator

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    I'm lucky that my mom has had a Prime account for years now. In the past, you could add several family members to your plan and they could all benefit from your subscription while still being able to have their own account settings. They don't let you do that any more I don't think, but my account still gets to keep its Prime status from my mom's unless she lets it lapse.
     
  15. Ty al'Djinn

    Ty al'Djinn Mod for Life Gaidin Company Commander of San d'ma Shadar

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    They replaced it with something called Household, which is pretty similar. You may only get shipping/pricing benefits though. I haven't looked at it in awhile.
     
  16. Zeryth al'Damoraine

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    I just can't afford more subscriptions with Netflix and other things.
     
  17. Tazren Talamar

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    I really love the idea of Moiraine as the main PoV in the first season. Feels much more sensible for a TV show. The whole "we'll know who's the Dragon Reborn anyway", I don't know ... I think Game of Thrones might've instilled some doubt in people, as to who's going to be important in the long run :p

    And it doesn't have to be a complete mystery. Rand might be the main suspect for people who have no idea, but as long as there's some doubt, it'll probably be more fun than outright having him as the obvious DR from the start.
     
  18. Zeryth al'Damoraine

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    You're right Tazren Talamar, keeping audience guessing who the Dragon Reborn is would be great.