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Wow, A LOT of changes from the books in this episode. Not sure what I think about it.
 

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Rosamund Pike gave herself a lot of minutes in this episode !

Moraine got fired and she sleeping with the boss, still get infos and goes with all potential dragons but one in that dark door that is likely a trap.

Rand is the dragon for me.

Only 2 episodes left to figure out what is actually happening

This part priceless :
“Siuan Sanche waits for ONE woman…..and it’s not you”

Mat, WTF man…
 

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Forgot,

Nynaeve is leaning a little too much into this "being an *******" thing.
 

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Rosamund Pike gave herself a lot of minutes in this episode !

Moraine got fired and she sleeping with the boss, still get infos and goes with all potential dragons but one in that dark door that is likely a trap.

Rand is the dragon for me.

Only 2 episodes left to figure out what is actually happening

This part priceless :
“Siuan Sanche waits for ONE woman…..and it’s not you”

Mat, WTF man…
Don't you think you should spoilerize some of that? LOL
 

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This episode was so yawn-worthy. Not that there isn't anything good in there, but that they streeeeeetched moments out soooooo loooooong. Felt like the production side went to the writing side and said there's only cash to make 7 1/2 episodes, so they should just fill up space. Of course, it didn't help that I thought this was a 6-episode season and that this was the finale lol
 

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Not a good sign that I don’t know a single characters name and reading spoilers above does zero to refresh them for me.
 

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Also this: other than making women the mostly “powerful” ones - and I out that in quotes bc it still seems like the white warriors kill them whenever they want to) this just seems like another dungeons and dragons type show with nothing unique about it. Whatever made the books special isn’t shining through here.
 

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Also this: other than making women the mostly “powerful” ones - and I out that in quotes bc it still seems like the white warriors kill them whenever they want to) this just seems like another dungeons and dragons type show with nothing unique about it. Whatever made the books special isn’t shining through here.
I know it has a lot of fans but despite really wanting to love it I struggled with the books and finally gave up after he released book 6 or 7. To me, it was the most derivative fantasy series I'd ever come across, even more so than Shannara (which I did like).

It wasn't horrible by any means, it's just that everything I came across in that series I'd come across earlier in other books and in my opinion, the earlier authors did it better. I didn't find Jordan's story lines compelling nor did I find. most of his characters all that interesting. So, if you decide to read them to fill in the gaps, don't be shocked if you don't see anything special shining through the books either.
 

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Wow, A LOT of changes from the books in this episode. Not sure what I think about it.
I didn't like this episode. Too many unnecessary changes and it didn't go anywhere. I would have rather had more dialogue on what happened to Matt and the dagger than the entire waste of time between Siuan and Morraine (which does nothing for the story progression). Plus, Padan Fain could have entered the scene and furthered the dagger story.

Casual fans have to be bored out of their minds over the last two episodes. I feel like they could have easily combined the last two into one. I'm hopeful the next episode more than makes up for it.
 

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I didn't like this episode. Too many unnecessary changes and it didn't go anywhere. I would have rather had more dialogue on what happened to Matt and the dagger than the entire waste of time between Siuan and Morraine (which does nothing for the story progression). Plus, Padan Fain could have entered the scene and furthered the dagger story.

Casual fans have to be bored out of their minds over the last two episodes. I feel like they could have easily combined the last two into one. I'm hopeful the next episode more than makes up for it.
Completely disagree. Their scene is all about their characters AND story progression. It was necessary for appearances for Moiraine to be banished but there needed to be something that shows the two are working together and they planned this.
 

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I read about half of the books a long time ago, just kind of got burned out on them. I don't remember a lot of details from the books, my retention is not great in that area. But, so far, I am liking the show and my wife, who didn't read the books, is really digging it.

It does drag in parts but overall it is pretty entertaining.
 

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Completely disagree. Their scene is all about their characters AND story progression. It was necessary for appearances for Moiraine to be banished but there needed to be something that shows the two are working together and they planned this.
Yes, but their characters aren't that important to the overall story. Siuan is barely mentioned in book 1 and only becomes a minor part much much later. As the books continuously point out: all the Aes Sedai scheming is all for naught anway. So why waste precious time on side stuff when we haven't even established the key characters yet. As Ouchi eludes to, most people don't even know the MAIN characters yet.

This is supposed to be a story about the Dragon Reborn and how each of his friends are sucked into being ta'veren. Not about Morraine, Warders, and the White tower. Right now she's utterly dominating screen time (1:28 for Morraine and the next closest goes to 1:02 for Rand). That is going too far off the beaten path of the book, which was 100% Rand.

Obviously, as we approach the Eye of the World, things should shift.
 

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Yes, but their characters aren't that important to the overall story. Siuan is barely mentioned in book 1 and only becomes a minor part much much later. As the books continuously point out: all the Aes Sedai scheming is all for naught anway. So why waste precious time on side stuff when we haven't even established the key characters yet. As Ouchi eludes to, most people don't even know the MAIN characters yet.

This is supposed to be a story about the Dragon Reborn and how each of his friends are sucked into being ta'veren. Not about Morraine, Warders, and the White tower. Right now she's utterly dominating screen time (1:28 for Morraine and the next closest goes to 1:02 for Rand). That is going too far off the beaten path of the book, which was 100% Rand.

Obviously, as we approach the Eye of the World, things should shift.
Your mistake is thinking this is a straight adaptation. It isn’t.

Oh and episode 7 is one of the best in the series.
 

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Yes, but their characters aren't that important to the overall story. Siuan is barely mentioned in book 1 and only becomes a minor part much much later. As the books continuously point out: all the Aes Sedai scheming is all for naught anway. So why waste precious time on side stuff when we haven't even established the key characters yet. As Ouchi eludes to, most people don't even know the MAIN characters yet.

This is supposed to be a story about the Dragon Reborn and how each of his friends are sucked into being ta'veren. Not about Morraine, Warders, and the White tower. Right now she's utterly dominating screen time (1:28 for Morraine and the next closest goes to 1:02 for Rand). That is going too far off the beaten path of the book, which was 100% Rand.

Obviously, as we approach the Eye of the World, things should shift.
I don’t even know who Rand is.
 
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