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Oh has she? Must've changed her mind since the earlier interview, then... and read quickly. Legolas Send a noteboard - 24/11/2021 08:17:24 AM

View original postThat Guardian article was ridiculous, but my own views on the female characters in WoT aside (which is a lot more positive than most), the idea that the books don't do female characters well isn't exactly new, is it?

No, it's not - but a lot of people commenting on them just seem to assume that that means the female characters in the books are depicted as weak or vapid, which is pretty absurd. And considering the travesty that is Nynaeve's storyline so far, plus the infamous fridging incident, it's pretty rich for people involved in the series to be claiming that the TV show has more depth in its female characters than the books.
View original postAlso, like me, Judkins' favorite character is Egwene, which was one of the reasons I was hopeful for the show. Oh well, maybe they'll improve over time. Apparently the show was a big hit for Amazon, so it'll be around for a while, looks like.

So he went and rewrote her so as to have a character people wouldn't loathe. Or at least, that's what the first episodes suggest and I would've expected them to do anyhow, we'll have to see how she evolves later on.
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I am not even bothering with 2 & 3. - 21/11/2021 09:51:46 PM 865 Views
Other than that, how did you like the play Mrs. Lincoln? *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:32:59 AM 150 Views
No stars, would not recommend. *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:57:28 PM 142 Views
I thought my link might make you laugh. Definitely two snaps down! *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:45:49 AM 203 Views
2 snaps down in a z formation! *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:58:01 PM 160 Views
Respectable Choice - 22/11/2021 01:39:37 AM 268 Views
Ugh. My main goal in life is to NOT be respectable. - 22/11/2021 02:25:52 PM 244 Views
Too bad! - 22/11/2021 02:59:24 PM 217 Views
A reasonable decision. - 22/11/2021 02:15:23 AM 351 Views
But I'm a thoroughly unreasonable person! - 22/11/2021 02:29:45 PM 232 Views
Then start acting like it! - 23/11/2021 07:00:54 PM 329 Views
Sanderson's providing some kind of running commentary... which does contain criticism. - 23/11/2021 07:59:10 PM 238 Views
Yes, I saw his comments on reddit. - 23/11/2021 09:41:33 PM 279 Views
Great read, thanks so much for posting! - 26/11/2021 05:54:06 PM 248 Views
Glad to hear it. - 26/11/2021 07:10:34 AM 309 Views
Good, those changes seem completely unnecessary and pointless. *NM* - 26/11/2021 05:43:39 PM 144 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 267 Views
Eh, I think you give them too much slack. - 22/11/2021 02:33:04 PM 246 Views
It's possible I'll agree with that after having seen more episodes... - 22/11/2021 03:04:54 PM 251 Views
That's a big "if'. - 22/11/2021 03:31:11 PM 242 Views
*NM* - 22/11/2021 03:40:45 PM 137 Views
My work here is done! *NM* - 22/11/2021 04:01:43 PM 141 Views
Yes, it is a big 'if'. I guess I'm an optimist? - 22/11/2021 04:17:41 PM 239 Views
Agreed on - - 22/11/2021 05:27:28 PM 254 Views
Yes - neat addition, I thought, as is the map with the comments. - 22/11/2021 08:37:19 PM 233 Views
I liked the maps too! - 22/11/2021 09:36:09 PM 240 Views
Where are the extras ? :o *NM* - 23/11/2021 05:42:40 AM 133 Views
Via X-Ray --> Bonus Content *NM* - 23/11/2021 02:29:59 PM 133 Views
Hmmm I dont think I have that - 23/11/2021 08:03:52 PM 237 Views
Apparently some people need to download the Amazon Prime app to be able to see them. - 23/11/2021 08:22:31 PM 216 Views
Thanks - 24/11/2021 07:14:01 AM 252 Views
I kind of liked it - 22/11/2021 10:29:21 AM 245 Views
So, doesn't suck nearly as much as some other shows? I can accept that. *NM* - 22/11/2021 01:44:23 PM 207 Views
Re: So, doesn't suck nearly as much as some other shows? I can accept that. - 22/11/2021 02:11:57 PM 281 Views
I couldn't possibly disagree more. - 22/11/2021 03:11:32 PM 254 Views
#Justice4AbellCauthon - 22/11/2021 03:32:41 PM 259 Views
I'm kind of happy for you. - 22/11/2021 02:37:46 PM 224 Views
LOL - 22/11/2021 03:09:35 PM 218 Views
The problem with the show is - 22/11/2021 03:10:17 PM 273 Views
Well said! *NM* - 22/11/2021 03:17:18 PM 164 Views
Girl, you ain't lyin' with any of that. *NM* - 22/11/2021 03:23:42 PM 136 Views
I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 04:36:38 PM 234 Views
Re: I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 05:24:38 PM 230 Views
Re: I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 10:05:32 PM 221 Views
Just came across a related article... - 23/11/2021 06:23:31 PM 246 Views
Madden's read to book 11, apparently - 24/11/2021 02:57:46 AM 219 Views
Oh has she? Must've changed her mind since the earlier interview, then... and read quickly. - 24/11/2021 08:17:24 AM 243 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 230 Views
Let’s see if I got this right… - 27/11/2021 12:58:52 AM 222 Views
That about sums it up, yeah! *NM* - 27/11/2021 03:38:18 PM 122 Views
After all this time, you still can't handle the quoting system? - 27/11/2021 09:21:42 PM 198 Views
And they screwed that up so far! GOT..... - 23/11/2021 01:19:19 AM 210 Views
Yeah, what you said. - 05/12/2021 03:02:15 PM 208 Views
For my favorite well read pooch - 22/11/2021 05:03:55 PM 305 Views
I didn't make it more than 2 minutes into episode 1. - 22/11/2021 05:41:56 PM 264 Views
Wow, my paisan’ makes an appearance! Long time no talk, my friend. *NM* - 22/11/2021 06:36:54 PM 135 Views
Yeah it's been a while. - 22/11/2021 06:58:47 PM 210 Views
I don't understand this take - 22/11/2021 07:02:12 PM 262 Views
Re: I don't understand this take - 22/11/2021 07:15:42 PM 232 Views
the opening bothered me a little as well. - 22/11/2021 07:25:20 PM 241 Views
Re: the opening bothered me a little as well. - 23/11/2021 06:29:25 PM 253 Views
I'm well aware of the backstory and the different views on it. - 23/11/2021 07:11:19 PM 233 Views
Saidin and Saidar are in the show - 24/11/2021 03:00:50 AM 208 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 117 Views
Episode 4 makes it pretty clear - 26/11/2021 10:40:07 PM 221 Views
Fair enough - 24/11/2021 09:02:50 AM 235 Views
I interpreted it differently - 23/11/2021 06:23:56 PM 257 Views
Re: I interpreted it differently - 23/11/2021 07:36:31 PM 216 Views
With regards to the pacing - 24/11/2021 07:29:36 AM 212 Views

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