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Re: Oh has she? Must've changed her mind since the earlier interview, then... and read quickly. fionwe1987 Send a noteboard - 26/11/2021 10:44:58 PM

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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. </Quote>
The Perrin's wife arc is absolutely terrible, but I've found Nynaeve to be fine. They've done a good job keeping the core of the character the same but made her less abrasive because I don't think that's going to work as well on screen. It works fine for me.



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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.

Hardly. You just don't see Egwene only through Rand's PoV, on the show. So it's harder to just buy his biased views as the ground truth..Egwene does genuinely have good reason to trust Moiraine more than Rand, in the books. We just don't get her PoV in the first book, so we have to fill in the blanks, which readers without sufficient brain power take to mean she has no reasons. Same with a lot of other stuff, where the show has to change nothing at all to make her "more" sympathetic. All it takes is some critical reading skills.
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Other than that, how did you like the play Mrs. Lincoln? *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:32:59 AM 38 Views
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2 snaps down in a z formation! *NM* - 22/11/2021 12:58:01 PM 40 Views
Respectable Choice - 22/11/2021 01:39:37 AM 99 Views
Ugh. My main goal in life is to NOT be respectable. - 22/11/2021 02:25:52 PM 90 Views
Too bad! - 22/11/2021 02:59:24 PM 74 Views
A reasonable decision. - 22/11/2021 02:15:23 AM 113 Views
But I'm a thoroughly unreasonable person! - 22/11/2021 02:29:45 PM 82 Views
Then start acting like it! - 23/11/2021 07:00:54 PM 90 Views
Sanderson's providing some kind of running commentary... which does contain criticism. - 23/11/2021 07:59:10 PM 88 Views
Yes, I saw his comments on reddit. - 23/11/2021 09:41:33 PM 105 Views
Great read, thanks so much for posting! - 26/11/2021 05:54:06 PM 88 Views
Glad to hear it. - 26/11/2021 07:10:34 AM 92 Views
Good, those changes seem completely unnecessary and pointless. *NM* - 26/11/2021 05:43:39 PM 38 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 108 Views
Eh, I think you give them too much slack. - 22/11/2021 02:33:04 PM 92 Views
It's possible I'll agree with that after having seen more episodes... - 22/11/2021 03:04:54 PM 85 Views
That's a big "if'. - 22/11/2021 03:31:11 PM 89 Views
*NM* - 22/11/2021 03:40:45 PM 33 Views
My work here is done! *NM* - 22/11/2021 04:01:43 PM 38 Views
Yes, it is a big 'if'. I guess I'm an optimist? - 22/11/2021 04:17:41 PM 86 Views
Agreed on - - 22/11/2021 05:27:28 PM 97 Views
Yes - neat addition, I thought, as is the map with the comments. - 22/11/2021 08:37:19 PM 79 Views
I liked the maps too! - 22/11/2021 09:36:09 PM 79 Views
Where are the extras ? :o *NM* - 23/11/2021 05:42:40 AM 37 Views
Via X-Ray --> Bonus Content *NM* - 23/11/2021 02:29:59 PM 33 Views
Hmmm I dont think I have that - 23/11/2021 08:03:52 PM 78 Views
Apparently some people need to download the Amazon Prime app to be able to see them. - 23/11/2021 08:22:31 PM 73 Views
Thanks - 24/11/2021 07:14:01 AM 74 Views
I kind of liked it - 22/11/2021 10:29:21 AM 90 Views
So, doesn't suck nearly as much as some other shows? I can accept that. *NM* - 22/11/2021 01:44:23 PM 64 Views
Re: So, doesn't suck nearly as much as some other shows? I can accept that. - 22/11/2021 02:11:57 PM 93 Views
I couldn't possibly disagree more. - 22/11/2021 03:11:32 PM 86 Views
#Justice4AbellCauthon - 22/11/2021 03:32:41 PM 74 Views
I'm kind of happy for you. - 22/11/2021 02:37:46 PM 84 Views
LOL - 22/11/2021 03:09:35 PM 72 Views
The problem with the show is - 22/11/2021 03:10:17 PM 120 Views
Well said! *NM* - 22/11/2021 03:17:18 PM 53 Views
Girl, you ain't lyin' with any of that. *NM* - 22/11/2021 03:23:42 PM 35 Views
I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 04:36:38 PM 84 Views
Re: I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 05:24:38 PM 83 Views
Re: I covered a lot of this in my reply to Joe above. - 22/11/2021 10:05:32 PM 82 Views
Just came across a related article... - 23/11/2021 06:23:31 PM 89 Views
Madden's read to book 11, apparently - 24/11/2021 02:57:46 AM 77 Views
Oh has she? Must've changed her mind since the earlier interview, then... and read quickly. - 24/11/2021 08:17:24 AM 80 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 78 Views
Let’s see if I got this right… - 27/11/2021 12:58:52 AM 76 Views
That about sums it up, yeah! *NM* - 27/11/2021 03:38:18 PM 34 Views
After all this time, you still can't handle the quoting system? - 27/11/2021 09:21:42 PM 71 Views
And they screwed that up so far! GOT..... - 23/11/2021 01:19:19 AM 76 Views
Yeah, what you said. - 05/12/2021 03:02:15 PM 62 Views
For my favorite well read pooch - 22/11/2021 05:03:55 PM 91 Views
I didn't make it more than 2 minutes into episode 1. - 22/11/2021 05:41:56 PM 107 Views
Wow, my paisan’ makes an appearance! Long time no talk, my friend. *NM* - 22/11/2021 06:36:54 PM 35 Views
Yeah it's been a while. - 22/11/2021 06:58:47 PM 77 Views
I don't understand this take - 22/11/2021 07:02:12 PM 102 Views
Re: I don't understand this take - 22/11/2021 07:15:42 PM 88 Views
the opening bothered me a little as well. - 22/11/2021 07:25:20 PM 87 Views
Re: the opening bothered me a little as well. - 23/11/2021 06:29:25 PM 81 Views
I'm well aware of the backstory and the different views on it. - 23/11/2021 07:11:19 PM 76 Views
Saidin and Saidar are in the show - 24/11/2021 03:00:50 AM 75 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 34 Views
Episode 4 makes it pretty clear - 26/11/2021 10:40:07 PM 75 Views
Fair enough - 24/11/2021 09:02:50 AM 78 Views
I interpreted it differently - 23/11/2021 06:23:56 PM 86 Views
Re: I interpreted it differently - 23/11/2021 07:36:31 PM 73 Views
With regards to the pacing - 24/11/2021 07:29:36 AM 78 Views

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