Who would you be?

Discussion in 'Wheel of Time Discussion - Books 1-8' started by Avadica, May 15, 2011.

  1. Merik Sihrera

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    I think I'd be a Perrin. Well...if I had, you know, muscles. The lanky/scrawny thing aside, the personality seems pretty close.
     
  2. Brandegoris Al'Mor

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    I would be A shienaran. I would be a WARDER. :) My Aes Sedai would be GREEN AJAH! She would be a hottie , and ALSO she would ONLY want ME!!! Our LOVE would drive us to strive for and reach all of our goals! and we would have several other Greens that helped us all the time! we would all be a tight knit group battling Sightblinder and the neverborn and pushing them back into the blight!!!!!!!!!! :)
    My name would be Brandegoris Al'mor!

    * Peace favor your sword *
     
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  3. Adhara Jehanne

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    I would like to say an Aes Sedai of the Blue Ajah or a Caihrienin Lady playing Daes Dae'mar but it would probably be too dangerous !

    I wouldn't like staying cooped up in the same place without modern means of communication so the life of a peddler, a gleeman or a Ogier travelling between steddings would suit me best.
     
  4. Tanicus Perrilys

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    I often entertain the thoughts of being a Ta'veren. A messenger of Light, servant and lightbearer, to bring hope and doom to all that cross my path. A hope of something better, and the doom of what once was. A wielder of sword and shield, and loyal to no nation and to all nations all at once. A walking paradox.
     
  5. Deiria Sha'Veer

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    ^ this I do not understand. If I were a male I would never ever be a warder. It's very bad and very unfair option for a man. I mean, Aes Sedai can compel a warder and defenitely does it. Warder never survives (with some exception) loosing his AS, where AS survives with only a little depression. And if a green wants to take 3 other warders, she just takes and do not ask her existing warder's opinion. A concept of a warder is slavery (in my eyes). It's very hypocritical to disapprove compulsion and at the same time compel warders.

    I probably would like to be Aes Sedai with no warder (reasons above) or a wise one. Maybe person like Birgitte would be an option too :)
     
  6. Brandegoris Al'Mor

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    Aww Deiria.. Its a wierd thing with me ( or maybe just a lot of guys). We find Honor in such things. Doing what others would be unwilling to do. Doing your duty. Serving another heart and soul for the greater good. Enduring heardships so that others may benefit and live free. THIS to me is the essence of Honor and for myself Honor is truly everything. Its how i really do try and live my life. I instill it in my children as well because though it is harder and harder in this age to live your life with a code of honor , this is easily the time that needs it most!
    Corrruption is rife! We must combat it by doing our Duty! :) So the REWARD is in the service. just as a Knight served for the greater good! ( although most knights in real lufe were horrible!) im thinking Just as an Arthurian Knight would serve, so would I serve! I know. GUYS have wierd notions!
     
  7. Irinia Argyvni

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    First of all I would like to be able to channel!Then to be an Aes Sedai or a Wise One.If I belonged to the first group I would be from the Borderlands,maybe Kandor, and maybe my Ajah would be the Gray,Blue or Yellow.If I was an Aiel, I would be one of the shortest :D I would never want to be a Seanchan!
     
  8. Deiria Sha'Veer

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    I whole heartly agree with you, and try do the same myself and for my kids. For instance, to me it is very important to to protect the ones that cannot protect themselves (children, animals, nature, etc.). I do understand you point of view and do understand the (polished) ideology of being a warder, protector etc but the reality of being a warder is very different. I don't disaprove bonding itself, for instance bonding between female -> male channelers are equal and has advantages, likewise female -> female bonding. But bonding male -> female channelers seems to be the same as regular bonding which I do not approve.

    We may life our lives honourable if we choose to do so (and we should!). After you become a warder, you may not choose anymore. A warder has to protect his AS, even if she turns to black. They are compelled and forced to do things with or without their approval. AS don't ask. It requires trust to give yourself and soul to another completely. "Here, take my free will and you use it wisely". Aes Sedai are people as well, with in good and bad. People change, they are selfish, they are petty, you never know. Besides, I suspect not many Aes Sedai even tells the guys about compelling they do or other ill-effects before bonding. It's the fine print guys never read until its too late.

    I'm just re-reading wot and according to Moiraine's POV her's & Lan partnership is very very rare in the books. Moiraine (hardly never) compels Lan, but it is very common thing to do. Green's behaviour toward their warders is sickening me. I agree Aiel way of polygamy, because it happens in common understanding. Everyone has to agree. But Greens just take as many warders as they feel. Never ask if existing warder(s) agrees or not. How would you feel if your wife one day takes a guy to your home to and just says: "get along, dudes". This has nothing to do with duty & honor.

    I hope I managed to explain more deeply what I mean, but it's difficult to do so with my limited ability to write english. It was rather difficult to find right words and phrases :)
     
  9. Brandegoris Al'Mor

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    I see what ur saying!!! Of COURSE would make sure I was bonded to only the BEST Aes Sedai! ^^

    LOL Yeah u would have to be very very careful, for sure. But in my head when I was thinking of the "perfect" thing I would want to be, I saw a Bond more like Moraines and Lans. :p
    The Danger IS very real though that the AS could be a lil jerk! hahaha
     
  10. Matteo al'Snow

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    I would want to be a Redarm. Cauthon is by far my favorite character in the series.
     
  11. Chadouken

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    I'd be a gleeman! I play music and would love to perform at an inn or tavern!
     
  12. Deveniye D'ma Carneira

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    Well, gleeman(or woman) sounds like fun.
     
  13. Mattrim al'Korin

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    I'd want to be an Aiel Warder. I'd love to have those kind of reflexes and abilities.
     
  14. Brandegoris Al'Mor

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    Aiel Warder!! Nice! With the fancloth cloak too! Man u would be a rad assassin! hahah
     
  15. Tobias Carawin

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    I would have to be a gleeman. Music can do things for people that nothing else can do. If you can make someone forget about the problems in their life for even just a moment, as a musician you have accomplished your goal
     
  16. Megana Vallentin

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    Mkay I would be Tobias's apprentice. :lol
     
  17. Brandegoris Al'Mor

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    :lol
     
  18. Falone Charpontier

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    Aes Sedai, but also would be cool to be a Wolf Sister.... lol
     
  19. Zelinea Aldevron

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    Aes Sedai, but I think it would also be quite interesting to be an Aiel Wise One.
     
  20. Al'Amar El'Haldir

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    As a non-channeler, I'd love to be an Aiel clan chief. They're the best combo of warrior, general, and leader in my opinion. As a channeler, it would be awesome to be an Asha'man who starts to learn post-cleansing :) no taint!