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Girl, you ain't lyin' with any of that. *NM* LiterateDog Send a noteboard - 22/11/2021 03:23:42 PM

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that it was made through the lens of the Game of Thrones show. The changes made are all made to make storylines darker. To make the colors darker. To sex it up. To violence it up. The producer read the books, but the way the show is shot and the way it was changed is inherently problematic. It's as if they thought we wouldn't want a show that was more like the Fellowship of the Ring movie.

And to use another example - I wanted a show like the Marvel movies. Not like the Zack Snyder DC movies.

There was no reason to do to Perrin and to Mat what they did. None. They could have inserted humor. The Nynaeve backstory was also odd. When The Eye of the World was written there was a clear Tolkien influence. And that's fine. We don't need another Games of Thrones show. We don't need a show influenced by Martin.

I want a show that I think Jordan would have liked. I don't think he would have liked this show because it doesn't capture the spirit of the books.


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I am not even bothering with 2 & 3. - 21/11/2021 09:51:46 PM 867 Views
Other than that, how did you like the play Mrs. Lincoln? *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:32:59 AM 151 Views
No stars, would not recommend. *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:57:28 PM 143 Views
I thought my link might make you laugh. Definitely two snaps down! *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:45:49 AM 205 Views
2 snaps down in a z formation! *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:58:01 PM 161 Views
Respectable Choice - 22/11/2021 01:39:37 AM 269 Views
Ugh. My main goal in life is to NOT be respectable. - 22/11/2021 02:25:52 PM 245 Views
Too bad! - 22/11/2021 02:59:24 PM 218 Views
A reasonable decision. - 22/11/2021 02:15:23 AM 355 Views
But I'm a thoroughly unreasonable person! - 22/11/2021 02:29:45 PM 233 Views
Then start acting like it! - 23/11/2021 07:00:54 PM 332 Views
Sanderson's providing some kind of running commentary... which does contain criticism. - 23/11/2021 07:59:10 PM 239 Views
Yes, I saw his comments on reddit. - 23/11/2021 09:41:33 PM 280 Views
Great read, thanks so much for posting! - 26/11/2021 05:54:06 PM 250 Views
Glad to hear it. - 26/11/2021 07:10:34 AM 311 Views
Good, those changes seem completely unnecessary and pointless. *NM* - 26/11/2021 05:43:39 PM 146 Views
I think the point to remember is, the early episodes were never going to be that great. - 22/11/2021 08:46:33 AM 269 Views
Eh, I think you give them too much slack. - 22/11/2021 02:33:04 PM 247 Views
It's possible I'll agree with that after having seen more episodes... - 22/11/2021 03:04:54 PM 252 Views
That's a big "if'. - 22/11/2021 03:31:11 PM 244 Views
*NM* - 22/11/2021 03:40:45 PM 139 Views
My work here is done! *NM* - 22/11/2021 04:01:43 PM 142 Views
Yes, it is a big 'if'. I guess I'm an optimist? - 22/11/2021 04:17:41 PM 241 Views
Agreed on - - 22/11/2021 05:27:28 PM 255 Views
Yes - neat addition, I thought, as is the map with the comments. - 22/11/2021 08:37:19 PM 234 Views
I liked the maps too! - 22/11/2021 09:36:09 PM 241 Views
Where are the extras ? :o *NM* - 23/11/2021 05:42:40 AM 134 Views
Via X-Ray --> Bonus Content *NM* - 23/11/2021 02:29:59 PM 134 Views
Hmmm I dont think I have that - 23/11/2021 08:03:52 PM 239 Views
Apparently some people need to download the Amazon Prime app to be able to see them. - 23/11/2021 08:22:31 PM 217 Views
Thanks - 24/11/2021 07:14:01 AM 253 Views
I kind of liked it - 22/11/2021 10:29:21 AM 247 Views
So, doesn't suck nearly as much as some other shows? I can accept that. *NM* - 22/11/2021 01:44:23 PM 210 Views
Re: So, doesn't suck nearly as much as some other shows? I can accept that. - 22/11/2021 02:11:57 PM 284 Views
I couldn't possibly disagree more. - 22/11/2021 03:11:32 PM 257 Views
#Justice4AbellCauthon - 22/11/2021 03:32:41 PM 261 Views
I'm kind of happy for you. - 22/11/2021 02:37:46 PM 225 Views
LOL - 22/11/2021 03:09:35 PM 219 Views
The problem with the show is - 22/11/2021 03:10:17 PM 274 Views
Well said! *NM* - 22/11/2021 03:17:18 PM 165 Views
Girl, you ain't lyin' with any of that. *NM* - 22/11/2021 03:23:42 PM 138 Views
I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 04:36:38 PM 236 Views
Re: I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 05:24:38 PM 232 Views
Re: I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 10:05:32 PM 222 Views
Just came across a related article... - 23/11/2021 06:23:31 PM 247 Views
Madden's read to book 11, apparently - 24/11/2021 02:57:46 AM 221 Views
Oh has she? Must've changed her mind since the earlier interview, then... and read quickly. - 24/11/2021 08:17:24 AM 244 Views
Re: Oh has she? Must've changed her mind since the earlier interview, then... and read quickly. - 26/11/2021 10:44:58 PM 231 Views
Let’s see if I got this right… - 27/11/2021 12:58:52 AM 223 Views
That about sums it up, yeah! *NM* - 27/11/2021 03:38:18 PM 123 Views
After all this time, you still can't handle the quoting system? - 27/11/2021 09:21:42 PM 199 Views
And they screwed that up so far! GOT..... - 23/11/2021 01:19:19 AM 212 Views
Yeah, what you said. - 05/12/2021 03:02:15 PM 209 Views
For my favorite well read pooch - 22/11/2021 05:03:55 PM 306 Views
I didn't make it more than 2 minutes into episode 1. - 22/11/2021 05:41:56 PM 265 Views
Wow, my paisan’ makes an appearance! Long time no talk, my friend. *NM* - 22/11/2021 06:36:54 PM 136 Views
Yeah it's been a while. - 22/11/2021 06:58:47 PM 211 Views
I don't understand this take - 22/11/2021 07:02:12 PM 263 Views
Re: I don't understand this take - 22/11/2021 07:15:42 PM 233 Views
the opening bothered me a little as well. - 22/11/2021 07:25:20 PM 242 Views
Re: the opening bothered me a little as well. - 23/11/2021 06:29:25 PM 254 Views
I'm well aware of the backstory and the different views on it. - 23/11/2021 07:11:19 PM 236 Views
Saidin and Saidar are in the show - 24/11/2021 03:00:50 AM 209 Views
According to the Dragonmount YouTube review as of the end of episode 6 it’s still just One Power *NM* - 24/11/2021 04:34:32 AM 118 Views
Episode 4 makes it pretty clear - 26/11/2021 10:40:07 PM 222 Views
Fair enough - 24/11/2021 09:02:50 AM 236 Views
I interpreted it differently - 23/11/2021 06:23:56 PM 258 Views
Re: I interpreted it differently - 23/11/2021 07:36:31 PM 217 Views
With regards to the pacing - 24/11/2021 07:29:36 AM 213 Views

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