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Old 08-21-2013, 08:48 AM   #161
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Name of the Wind
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Those are the books if you haven't got em yet.
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Those are the books if you haven't got em yet.
too many people who's literary views I trust and respect have recommended this. It has to be awesome

by the way how are the battle scenes? Massive tldr affairs like Howard, Herbert and Heinlein?

or more like Tolkien and Martin?
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There aren't too many battle scenes, actually. If you're lookling for a hack and slash army vs. army fantasy, you're not going to find it here.

This is a story about a guy's intelligence, wit, ambition and all-around badassery. It's mostly mystery and... , I wanna read it again. That said, there's a fight scene in Book 2 that's probably one of the most controversial pieces of blood magic I've ever read about.
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But yeah, Book 1 is mostly character profiles, mind and magic training, and opening the way for mystery. Might sound boring, but I promise you it's not.

Book 2 is when he starts getting real combat skill, but even this one's more of a political conspiracy etc.
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I thought i could start it today but I don't have the time- I'm going to Argentina on the 18th so I'll probably finish that and reread ADWD on the way there then on the subsiquent road trips I'll be doing all over the south

eight hour flight, too cramped for sleep- I can cut a good chunk out of the KKC in that time



Yeah I have to admit Stannis is pure awesome even when he's being a dick

his comment about Gilly's baby was so...hilarious "so her father got that baby?"m "yes and it's gone"

"good! This is not kings landing! we don't allow such abominations here!" *snap snap*

plus his rant on Robert, and when Theon freaked out about him calling Ramsay a bastard and his reaction as if the Bolton bastard was nothing but an insect was spectacular

I seriously hopes he survives and ends up as the hand of the king or something
What's fascinating is that Ramsay mind raped Theon so much that the guy twitches and shakes and whines every time someone utters the word snow. I mean, Theon endured some pretty effed up torture and soul crushing.

He brought in on himself, though.

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I ordered Name of the Wind, should be here in a few days.
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I don't think I'll ever feel bad for Theon. He was always such a tool. I do sort of respect that he had the guts to leave Ramsay, though. But can he be redeemed? No.




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I don't think I'll ever feel bad for Theon. He was always such a tool. I do sort of respect that he had the guts to leave Ramsay, though. But can he be redeemed? No.




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I am not feeling sorry, either. I couldn't care less, I just like it how Ramsay raped his mind so much with his games. Theon's behavior is grotesque.


I will tell you all what I think when I read a few chapters. Just gotta wait for it to arrive.
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Bich I'm the very definition of immunity. I STOMP on yo majyyks with my mother fraggin' MIRACLESZ MOTHERFRAGGER!!!!!!! 3•w•3
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Books for school cost so much money.

it's almost getting ridiculous.
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What classes are you taking, Pat? =D
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Book 2 is when he starts getting real combat skill, but even this one's more of a political conspiracy etc.
Book 1 could be descrined as Harry Potter for adults
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Pat and wooster are on at the same time

Oh sit someone find the room key for them
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It's college, mang. All we need is a sock.
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Actually you'll need at least two socks. Safety first wooster.
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Heh
I love how NN is pissing and moaning how I played around in the Admin CP of MAS.
All I did was create new usergroups and let people have colored usernames, but apparently some perms were a bit screwed up.
Ain't like the forum was nuked or anything.


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There aren't too many battle scenes, actually. If you're lookling for a hack and slash army vs. army fantasy, you're not going to find it here.

This is a story about a guy's intelligence, wit, ambition and all-around badassery. It's mostly mystery and... , I wanna read it again. That said, there's a fight scene in Book 2 that's probably one of the most controversial pieces of blood magic I've ever read about.
I see nothing wrong with a cerebral piece of fantasy, this sounds more and more awesome

edit- he just threatened to demod me for inactivity..so he's here
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hey IWD. Why not regale us with tales of your time training under " 'master' Pend"
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