Lurked... now I'm in the door!

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Azlan Marenellin, Oct 31, 2019.

  1. Azlan Marenellin

    Azlan Marenellin Citizen

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    Hi everyone! I've been around the WoT community for most of my life, but never really got active on here. Found the series in 1998 and it never really left me.

    I don't really have a favourite character, but I heartily appreciate references to Norse mythology (Thor, Odin, Mjolnir, etc...). If I had to pick one of the OG crew, I'd pick either Nynaeve or Elayne. I don't hate on Egwene like a lot do, nor do I hate on Gawyn. Galad, on the other hand, is a four letter word in my opinion.

    If I could choose an Ajah, I would choose the Green. Back when I first started reading the series, I would have been a Brown or a White, but I'm solidly in the Green now.

    Feel free to ask me whatever you like! It's good to be here :)

    Azlan
     
  2. Arella Mathara

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    :welcome

    I prefer Nynaeve and Galad of the four myself, despite Galad joining the zealots. Gawyn is just too annoying :lol

    Glad you decided to join!
     
  3. Azlan Marenellin

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    Thanks! I'm like... 90% sure I had an account here a long time ago, but none of my email addresses came up with an account in the system, so if I did it was purged lol. No great loss. Changes over time made that account less than accurate, I think, anyway.

    Azlan
     
  4. Dakota t'Liesinger Hoskins

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    Hey Azlan, welcome (back) to the community. I'm brand new here, but I'm finding it super intriguing and welcoming. I sort of enjoy Galad in a strange way. I think his joining the Children was a good move for him personally, and I think him taking the reigns there was the best thing that could have happened to them. Asceticism is strange to me, but I think it does have a place in society :)
     
  5. Azlan Marenellin

    Azlan Marenellin Citizen

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    I agree with you, I just don't like Galad :p

    I do, however, really like Tuon
     
  6. Rhed al'Tere

    Rhed al'Tere Aes Sedai

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    Hi Azlan, and welcome! Glad you’re here. :D

    Tuon is one of my favorites too.
     
  7. Azlan Marenellin

    Azlan Marenellin Citizen

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    Thank you for the warm welcome Mother!
     
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    Nymala Ingasy Glitter Guardian Aes Sedai Director of Mods and Ops Forum Moderator

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    Welcome to Tar Valon!
     
  9. Azlan Marenellin

    Azlan Marenellin Citizen

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    Thank you Nymala Sedai!
     
  10. Atarah al'Norahn

    Atarah al'Norahn Aes Sedai Director of Research and Records TVT Editor Historian

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    Welcome to TarValon.Net! Glad to meet another Elayne fan ^^
     
  11. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis First Seasoner Aes Sedai Head of the White Ajah

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    Welcome Azlan! I'm so glad I'm not the only one who loves Elayne! :lol Aviendha is my favorite, so Elayne is definitely up there for me. ^^
     
  12. Elania al'Manir

    Elania al'Manir Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    Welcome to TarValon.Net! :D
     
  13. Maibella ni Rhoiden t'al'Varrak

    Maibella ni Rhoiden t'al'Varrak Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    Welcome! I'm glad you joined us! I don't hate Gawyn as much as most other people do, but he's not one of my top character pics. I do love the Mat/Tuon relationship though.
    When I first read the books I thought I would have been Brown but upon further self-reflections I"m Gray through and through. :D
     
  14. Jocasta Braithe

    Jocasta Braithe Novice Forum Moderator Mafia Admin

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    I'm a weirdo. I love Galad. :lol

    Welcome!
     
  15. Leala al'Dareis

    Leala al'Dareis First Seasoner Aes Sedai Head of the White Ajah

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    When I first read the books, I thought I'd be a White, and... oh. :lol

    Galad is...a complex character. He has a difficult arc. :look He's not my favorite by any means, but he's also not irredeemable.
     
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    Welcome to Tar Valon!
     
  17. Cahalan Sothron

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    Welcome! I'm not the largest fan of either of Elayne's brothers, either, but I'll take Galad over Gawyn any day.

    For a large number of years, I also always identified as Brown or White. These days, I don't know. I just know I'm not Gray or Yellow. Everything else is up for debate :)
     
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    Jocasta Braithe Novice Forum Moderator Mafia Admin

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    I've speculated before that a community centered around books is always going to have a large brownish contingent. :)
     
  19. Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn

    Roheryn ni Galghandhrei t'al'Djinn Aes Sedai Membership Activities Coordinator Head of the Green Ajah

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    Welcome!

    I have always identified as Green, from the moment I read the books.
     
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    Welcome!

    I'm a total book Brown. :lol