The first episode of any show has a lot to do: introduce the characters, the world, and the conflict at the heart of the show. “Leavetakings” does that clunkily but overall, this was an excellent way to begin a series.
Stuff I Wrote
One rider burst from the ranks of their soldiers, galloping toward the Trolloc right flank. Mat would not be happy about that. One man, alone, would die. Loial was surprised that he could feel sorrow for that man’s life lost, after all of the death he had seen.
If the Dark One could break the wheel, he’d have already done it. He hasn’t. Therefore he cannot. #TwitterOfTime #TheWheelOfTime #WoTBookSpoilers
The Wheel of Time is renowned for its world building, but much of the backstory is delivered in bits and pieces at different times in different places and it’s not always easy to put the pieces together. This post will try to put some of those pieces together and explain how the history of Cairhien and Andor interact with the Aiel and the Dragon.
We are not alone and we cannot pretend that we are. When we become adults, we must put aside childish things like greed and fear and hate. If we cannot support each other because of our differences, we must support each other in spite of them.
It’s about us—all of us—choosing the hope of something better over despair. It’s about collective action to make a better world, and if there’s a better definition of “woke” I haven’t seen it.