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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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Jun 18, 2021

Egwene slowly conquers the Tower with words, Mat is reunited with his battle brother Talmanes, and Perrin launches his commando mission to rescue his wife. They're all getting back to the things they respectively do best: acquiring power, leading armies, and Faile.

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

Jun 11, 2021

Rand finally moves from his seclusion. He visits Tear, and sets his plan to win the Last Battle in motion. This causes a wave of surprise visits by Asha'man, including Logain, who has gotten surprisingly cool since last we saw him.

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

Jun 4, 2021

While Elayne deals with the siege of Caemlyn, Rand prepares his grand plan to befriend the Seanchan before the Last Battle. Erith manages to wed the most interesting Ogier in the world: Loial. Their wedding is briefly interrupted by an epic battle against a horde of shadowspawn.

Your hosts are Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake),...

May 28, 2021

Mat and Perrin visit the local urban scenes and find violence and horror, respectively. Elayne struggles to fight her twin battles against the opposing Andoran nobles and against pregnancy brain.

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

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May 21, 2021

Mat's tries to manage the conflict between Tuon and the Aes Sedai while avoiding Seanchan detection. He makes some progress bonding with his future wife, then he gets a message from beyond the grave. Well, from beyond the melted portal at least.

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