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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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Dec 14, 2018

While Siuan and company learn to make their way in the wide world without being able to channel, Nynaeve learns some hard lessons in her dreams. Lesson one: watch out for Egwene, she's a maniac.

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

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Dec 7, 2018

Rand and Mat barely survive an attack by Darkhounds, then Rand finally decides to move the Aiel. Meanwhile Nynaeve and Elayne employ their tried-and-true investigation method of finding a trap and jumping into it.

NOTE: This episode has some explicit discussion of torture.

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Nov 30, 2018

In Rhuidean, Egwene studies dreamwalking with the Wise Ones while Rand (ahem, that's Lord Dragon Car'a'carn Rand al'Thor to you) tries to complete the set of Aiel clans before Couladin does.

NOTE: The audio is extra bad this episode. The person responsible has been sacked. 

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Nov 23, 2018

As The Fires of Heaven opens, we take a tour of various dastardly deeds and shadowy meetings that bode ill for the forces of Light. Also, Siuan Sanche and company have trouble adjusting to civilian life and run afoul of the criminal justice system.

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Sep 28, 2018

Glorious! Perrin and his Emond's Field crew have their final showdown with the Trolloc hordes, and it doesn't seem like anything can save them. Meanwhile, Rand finally springs his trap to trap the other trappers. We also have a surprisingly deep discussion on how this book compares to the rest of the series.

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