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Re: I don't understand this take Dragonsoul Send a noteboard - 22/11/2021 07:15:42 PM

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Moiraine said something about men releasing the Dark One and women having to pick up the pieces or whatever, when in reality it was Lanfear that actually bore into his prison.

I knew at that point that there was going to be no point watching the show, because it wasn't really going to be based on the books.

The whole point was that the society during the Age of Legends was to blame for the rise of the Shadow, not men or women alone, and that you need both men and women working together to defeat it.


In the original books, not much was known about the causes of the Breaking, and a lot of people legit thought the Dragon did it. It's not weird to me that Moiraine would think that, if you just posit that it would be in the White Tower's interest that everyone believe it. The Oaths don't stop Aes Sedai from being wrong about the past, or believing a self-serving untruth.

Of course, the TV show could alter this fictional history, but maybe they won't.


I didn't think about it from that view at all, I suppose it's true (there are a ton of references in the books about Aes Sedai not understanding their own history let alone the breaking).

I suppose my issue is that this was used to introduce the history to the VIEWERS, not other characters in the show. I feel that because the comment was directed to the viewers, rather than the characters, it was meant to be a way of informing the viewers about the past that the show was trying to establish (which wasn't based on the books, including the idea of female false Dragons and a female Dragon Reborn) rather than just passing off history to the characters.

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Respectable Choice - 22/11/2021 01:39:37 AM 245 Views
Ugh. My main goal in life is to NOT be respectable. - 22/11/2021 02:25:52 PM 224 Views
Too bad! - 22/11/2021 02:59:24 PM 199 Views
A reasonable decision. - 22/11/2021 02:15:23 AM 327 Views
But I'm a thoroughly unreasonable person! - 22/11/2021 02:29:45 PM 212 Views
Then start acting like it! - 23/11/2021 07:00:54 PM 306 Views
Sanderson's providing some kind of running commentary... which does contain criticism. - 23/11/2021 07:59:10 PM 219 Views
Yes, I saw his comments on reddit. - 23/11/2021 09:41:33 PM 261 Views
Great read, thanks so much for posting! - 26/11/2021 05:54:06 PM 225 Views
Glad to hear it. - 26/11/2021 07:10:34 AM 286 Views
Good, those changes seem completely unnecessary and pointless. *NM* - 26/11/2021 05:43:39 PM 137 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 247 Views
Eh, I think you give them too much slack. - 22/11/2021 02:33:04 PM 228 Views
It's possible I'll agree with that after having seen more episodes... - 22/11/2021 03:04:54 PM 230 Views
That's a big "if'. - 22/11/2021 03:31:11 PM 223 Views
*NM* - 22/11/2021 03:40:45 PM 127 Views
My work here is done! *NM* - 22/11/2021 04:01:43 PM 133 Views
Yes, it is a big 'if'. I guess I'm an optimist? - 22/11/2021 04:17:41 PM 220 Views
Agreed on - - 22/11/2021 05:27:28 PM 231 Views
Yes - neat addition, I thought, as is the map with the comments. - 22/11/2021 08:37:19 PM 215 Views
I liked the maps too! - 22/11/2021 09:36:09 PM 220 Views
Where are the extras ? :o *NM* - 23/11/2021 05:42:40 AM 124 Views
Via X-Ray --> Bonus Content *NM* - 23/11/2021 02:29:59 PM 123 Views
Hmmm I dont think I have that - 23/11/2021 08:03:52 PM 219 Views
Apparently some people need to download the Amazon Prime app to be able to see them. - 23/11/2021 08:22:31 PM 195 Views
Thanks - 24/11/2021 07:14:01 AM 234 Views
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Re: So, doesn't suck nearly as much as some other shows? I can accept that. - 22/11/2021 02:11:57 PM 259 Views
I couldn't possibly disagree more. - 22/11/2021 03:11:32 PM 236 Views
#Justice4AbellCauthon - 22/11/2021 03:32:41 PM 231 Views
I'm kind of happy for you. - 22/11/2021 02:37:46 PM 202 Views
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The problem with the show is - 22/11/2021 03:10:17 PM 253 Views
Well said! *NM* - 22/11/2021 03:17:18 PM 156 Views
Girl, you ain't lyin' with any of that. *NM* - 22/11/2021 03:23:42 PM 127 Views
I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 04:36:38 PM 210 Views
Re: I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 05:24:38 PM 211 Views
Re: I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 10:05:32 PM 202 Views
Just came across a related article... - 23/11/2021 06:23:31 PM 221 Views
Madden's read to book 11, apparently - 24/11/2021 02:57:46 AM 198 Views
Oh has she? Must've changed her mind since the earlier interview, then... and read quickly. - 24/11/2021 08:17:24 AM 216 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 211 Views
Let’s see if I got this right… - 27/11/2021 12:58:52 AM 200 Views
That about sums it up, yeah! *NM* - 27/11/2021 03:38:18 PM 113 Views
After all this time, you still can't handle the quoting system? - 27/11/2021 09:21:42 PM 179 Views
And they screwed that up so far! GOT..... - 23/11/2021 01:19:19 AM 192 Views
Yeah, what you said. - 05/12/2021 03:02:15 PM 188 Views
For my favorite well read pooch - 22/11/2021 05:03:55 PM 278 Views
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Wow, my paisan’ makes an appearance! Long time no talk, my friend. *NM* - 22/11/2021 06:36:54 PM 127 Views
Yeah it's been a while. - 22/11/2021 06:58:47 PM 192 Views
I don't understand this take - 22/11/2021 07:02:12 PM 235 Views
Re: I don't understand this take - 22/11/2021 07:15:42 PM 213 Views
the opening bothered me a little as well. - 22/11/2021 07:25:20 PM 222 Views
Re: the opening bothered me a little as well. - 23/11/2021 06:29:25 PM 233 Views
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Saidin and Saidar are in the show - 24/11/2021 03:00:50 AM 192 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 108 Views
Episode 4 makes it pretty clear - 26/11/2021 10:40:07 PM 205 Views
Fair enough - 24/11/2021 09:02:50 AM 215 Views
I interpreted it differently - 23/11/2021 06:23:56 PM 234 Views
Re: I interpreted it differently - 23/11/2021 07:36:31 PM 189 Views
With regards to the pacing - 24/11/2021 07:29:36 AM 193 Views

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