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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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Oct 2, 2020

After Cadsuane frees Rand from a Far Madding prison cell, she tags along to Shadar Logoth as he and Nynaeve attempt the impossible: cleansing the Dark One's taint from Saidin. The Forsaken will have something to say about that.

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

Sep 25, 2020

Mat and his allies execute his plan to free the Aes Sedai from Seanchan captivity and escape Ebou Dar. It goes well, except for the part where he accidentally fulfills a dire prophecy in the process. Mat really tries to avoid doing that these days.

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

Sep 18, 2020

Cadsuane and a motley band Travel to Far Madding to chase after Rand, which is a dangerous move considering how he responds to being chased. Meanwhile, Elayne is doing the mundane work of ruling Andor when she is surprised by the arrival of some people we've been awaiting for two books.

Note: as usual, the audio is...

Sep 11, 2020

Mat, failing utterly to escape Ebou Dar, gets caught up in a variety of schemes and counter-schemes under the Seanchan occupation. Meanwhile Rand is in Far Madding playing a confusing game of who's-hunting-whom.

Note: the audio is worse than usual in this episode. The person responsible has been sacked.

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Sep 4, 2020

Mat, uncrushed by that wall, is still in occupied Ebou Dar. He's staying under the Seanchan radar while trying to stop having sex with the queen. His plan is complicated by the arrival of his prophesied bride, Tuon.

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

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