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Forum: A Memory of Light 09-16-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 15,857
Posted By maacaroni
I put the question to you then... would you...

I put the question to you then...

would you have been happier that it was unfinished?
would any other writer have fit the bill?
Forum: A Memory of Light 09-12-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 15,857
Posted By maacaroni
I think people would have criticised whomever...

I think people would have criticised whomever finished the series. One had to accept that certain elements would jar and that a different writing style mean a different telling of the same story.
...
Forum: George R. R. Martin 08-13-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,547
Posted By maacaroni
I see Dance as his 'crossroads of twilight' book....

I see Dance as his 'crossroads of twilight' book. He had some serious issues with continuity and his famous 'Meereenese knot' and this was the book to untangle it.

I have faith that he's back on...
Forum: George R. R. Martin 08-13-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,547
Posted By maacaroni
Agreed. Aegon is toast. I'm guessing with...

Agreed.

Aegon is toast. I'm guessing with the dragons, this might be quite literal.
Forum: Hey New Users of Theoryland! 07-25-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,874
Posted By maacaroni
And you...in Republican New South Wales? Ol'...

And you...in Republican New South Wales? Ol' blubber Kevin Rudd want's Betty out, doesn't he?
Forum: Hey New Users of Theoryland! 07-24-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,874
Posted By maacaroni
As a republican, I'm pinning my hopes on Charles'...

As a republican, I'm pinning my hopes on Charles' buffoon nature to shine.

He's been petitioning ministers about homeopathy, ffs. Sugar pills. Let's not even talk about overstepping his...
Forum: Hey New Users of Theoryland! 07-23-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,874
Posted By maacaroni
I'm one of the twenty percent republicans in the...

I'm one of the twenty percent republicans in the UK (as in non-monarchist). Cromwell had it right.

And I'm also delightfully tanned and we're thrashing the Aussies at cricket, winning the tour de...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 07-09-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 74,234
Posted By maacaroni
Yep, seen the series. They do dumb down the...

Yep, seen the series. They do dumb down the nautical terms, understandable really.

Not as good as the Sharpe series, though.
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 07-08-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 74,234
Posted By maacaroni
I am currently alternating between two historical...

I am currently alternating between two historical fiction series.

The Flashman Series - which are bloody hilarious and between his cowardice and ardour actually have much historical truth to them...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 04-24-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,303
Posted By maacaroni
From Raptor gazes to virtuous goats. From...

From Raptor gazes to virtuous goats.
From mutilated child villains to 'will you taste my lardo'.
From weak allusions to Clinton in Soul of the Fire (who dies of some uber-clap disease) to some of...
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 04-23-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 90,759
Posted By maacaroni
Short of channellers and you have thousands lying...

Short of channellers and you have thousands lying about. Hmmmm
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 04-23-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 90,759
Posted By maacaroni
What happened to all the Wise Ones who could...

What happened to all the Wise Ones who could channel in the last battle?

Also, what happened to all the novices who could channel?
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 04-23-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 755
Views: 90,759
Posted By maacaroni
*cough* Warder cloaks *cough*

*cough* Warder cloaks *cough*
Forum: A Memory of Light 04-23-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 29,964
Posted By maacaroni
This argument has resorted to esoteric philosophy...

This argument has resorted to esoteric philosophy and base insult.

And Beethoven was a terrible film, agreed.
Forum: General Wheel of Time Discussion 04-12-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 5,682
Posted By maacaroni
Verin's book

I was bored and had a little re-read of the Shadow Rising. In the chapter 'Care for the Living' Ch43, when Perrin is being care for at the start of chapter, he asks about Lord Luc but Verin is...
Forum: Wheel of Time Resources 04-09-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,423
Posted By maacaroni
Regarding Arthur, Mallory and La morte d'Arthur...

Regarding Arthur, Mallory and La morte d'Arthur is one source, probably the definitive one.

Regarding Fionn mac Cumhaill, ahhh the stories we were told as kids. The Giant's Causeway and all that....
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 04-05-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By maacaroni
A bit unfair that. I'm no conservative but they...

A bit unfair that. I'm no conservative but they do advocate change and their belief in free markets is not something conservatives of early ages believed.

I think the most disappointing thing...
Forum: General "Other" Books Discussion 04-05-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,173
Posted By maacaroni
A cracking writer. Shit news.

A cracking writer.

Shit news.
Forum: A Memory of Light 03-19-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,349
Posted By maacaroni
Yes, I noticed his minor influences on the last...

Yes, I noticed his minor influences on the last battle. Mat's giving of ground and perceived retreat with the use of a river to box in the opponent reminded me a little of Austerlitz - Napoleon's...
Forum: A Memory of Light 03-19-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,349
Posted By maacaroni
Bernard Cornwell and the Last Battle.

I thought I would go straight to the horse's mouth and ask about his involvement. Not the most amazing of responses but it is here...
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 03-18-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,293
Posted By maacaroni
Jesuits are the stormtroopers of the Pope. I...

Jesuits are the stormtroopers of the Pope.

I would also suggest that he chose the name because of Francis of Assisi, the saint of the poor.
Forum: A Memory of Light 03-14-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,007
Posted By maacaroni
He learns to channel, she learns to juggle. Cue...

He learns to channel, she learns to juggle. Cue hilarity.
Forum: Archived: Non WoT Discussion 03/2012 - 10/2015 03-12-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 11,987
Posted By maacaroni
I want this pope back...

I want this pope back (http://www.thepostcardcompany.co.uk/store/pc8755.jpg)
Forum: Hey New Users of Theoryland! 03-12-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,053
Posted By maacaroni
DMers smell of wet dog. You're in the right...

DMers smell of wet dog.

You're in the right place now.
Forum: Book Tour: A Memory of Light 03-12-2013, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,867
Posted By maacaroni
Yes. I know that. The literal interpretation. ...

Yes. I know that. The literal interpretation.

But I was thinking of the greater mythological allusion. See?
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