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We're reading the Wheel of Time series of fantasy novels by Robert Jordan!

We read about 5 chapters every episode, and we recap the events of the story, so you don't have to read along unless you want to.

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Break before Winter's Heart

Jun 5, 2020

As usual, we are taking a break between Wheel of Time books to do a season of our other podcast, MWA: Muggles With Attitude. If you like your magic users shorter and Britisher, check it out at mwapodcast.com. (@mwapod)


May 29, 2020

Elaida's Black Ajah hunters arrive at a breakthrough, Elayne arrives in Caemlyn, Perrin arrives to meet Masema, and Egwene's army arrives at Tar Valon. Rand learns that neglecting your army of channeling warriors can have negative consequences: for instance, sometimes your throne room explodes.

Your hosts are Jeff Lake...


May 22, 2020

The White Tower is in tumult thanks to the influence of the Black Ajah. However, Elaida's secret Black Ajah hunting squad is closer to their quarry than even they suspect. Meanwhile Rand and Cadsuane have a jackass competition and Rand, unusually, loses.

Why Doesn't Randland Have an Actual Name? By Sylas K. Barrett:


May 15, 2020

Rand leads an army into battle with the Seanchan. Things start off well as his literal lightning campaign catches them off-guard, but having an insane commander eventually proves to have a downside too.

Your hosts are Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake), Micah Sparkman, and Alice Sullivan (@alicemsullivan).

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May 8, 2020

Egwene makes her attempt to seize true power over the rebel Aes Sedai. It depends on her being unshakably confident in her own righteousness and also being annoyingly, technically right about legal minutiae. In other words, Egwene's specialties.

Your hosts are Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake), Micah Sparkman, and Alice Sullivan (