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We're reading the Wheel of Time series of fantasy novels by Robert Jordan! We read them when we were younger, but now we are wiser.

Why? Because they're so much fun! Adventure, magic, battles, politics, treachery, horses, braid-pulling... these books are top flight entertainment. They're also, as the kids say these days, "problematic". We'll dig into it as we go.

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. Join us!

The Dragon Reread Jeff Lake, Micah Sparkman, and Alice Sullivan

    • Arts
    • 4.7 • 98 Ratings

We're reading the Wheel of Time series of fantasy novels by Robert Jordan! We read them when we were younger, but now we are wiser.

Why? Because they're so much fun! Adventure, magic, battles, politics, treachery, horses, braid-pulling... these books are top flight entertainment. They're also, as the kids say these days, "problematic". We'll dig into it as we go.

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. Join us!

    Show Episodes 2-4

    Show Episodes 2-4

    We progressed through the first half of Season 1 of the Wheel of Time TV show! We generally think that where they followed the books, things are looking good, and where they diverged, it's pretty rough. Look what they did to our boy Thom.
    Your hosts are Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake), Micah Sparkman, and Alice Sullivan.
    Support us on Patreon!
    Music: Treasures of Ancient Dungeon by Alexandr Zhelanov, licensed under CC-BY 3.0

    • 40 min
    WoT S1E1

    WoT S1E1

    We watched episode 1 of the Wheel of Time TV show! The one starring Rosamund Pike, not the one starring Billy Zane. We talk about what we liked (a lot), and what we didn't like (also a lot).
    Your hosts are Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake), Micah Sparkman, and Alice Sullivan.
    Support us on Patreon!
    Music: Treasures of Ancient Dungeon by Alexandr Zhelanov, licensed under CC-BY 3.0

    • 24 min
    tGS: Chapters 47-Epilogue

    tGS: Chapters 47-Epilogue

    After Cadsuane contrives a meeting between him and Tam, Rand spirals into mental instability. His plan to massacre the Seanchan goes off the rails (if genocide can be considered on the rails) and the only person who can talk Rand out of destroying the world is Lews Therin. Not our first choice.
    Your hosts are Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake), Micah Sparkman, and Alice Sullivan.
    Support us on Patreon!
    Music: Treasures of Ancient Dungeon by Alexandr Zhelanov, licensed under CC-BY 3.0

    • 49 min
    tGS: Chapters 42-46

    tGS: Chapters 42-46

    Rand is not doing very well as he gives up on the omnishambles he's created in Arad Doman and goes to meet with that borderlander army that has been hanging around for a while. It goes poorly. Then Egwene finally launches the assault on Tar Valon and it goes extremely well.
    Your hosts are Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake), Micah Sparkman, and Alice Sullivan.
    Support us on Patreon!
    Music: Treasures of Ancient Dungeon by Alexandr Zhelanov, licensed under CC-BY 3.0

    • 50 min
    tGS: Chapters 38-41

    tGS: Chapters 38-41

    Egwene gets a very special present from the mysterious Verin who finally (and permanently) demystifies herself. Then the long-Foretold Seanchan attack happens, and Egwene has to stop being a novice and start being an awesome battle wizard warrior queen to deal with it.
     
    Your hosts are Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake), Micah Sparkman, and Alice Sullivan.
    Support us on Patreon!
    Music: Treasures of Ancient Dungeon by Alexandr Zhelanov, licensed under CC-BY 3.0

    • 43 min
    tGS: Chapters 33-37

    tGS: Chapters 33-37

    Mat received a surprise visit from the ever-mysterious Verin. She hands him another mystery. Then Rand solves the Graendal problem using a tactic that she'd never see coming, because only a maniac would use it.
    Your hosts are Jeff Lake (@jeff_lake), Micah Sparkman, and Alice Sullivan.
    Support us on Patreon!
    Music: Treasures of Ancient Dungeon by Alexandr Zhelanov, licensed under CC-BY 3.0

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
98 Ratings

98 Ratings

Purgatory73 ,

My favorite WoT podcast!

I remember finding this podcast when they were around book 5 or 6. I was not that far into the series and it was great to binge listen to catch up to where I was, then listen to the podcast every once in a while (ok it was every time I caught up to next episode) to maybe get different thoughts on things and point out stuff I may have missed. Easily my favorite of the many many WoT podcasts.

I have finished the audiobooks so now I’m waiting for them to catch up, and it is a treat every episode the release. Three great people with amazing chemistry, thoughtful insights and good humor.

Seriously great stuff 10/10 Will listen again and again.

(To creators) Sam I am? That rhyme had me dying. One of the best moments.

marilynnokas ,

Love this podcast!

I went through a bunch of Wheel of Time podcasts and none were just right until I found this one. They are a great companion for my third read through. The hosts offer insightful analysis and have great chemistry. And it’s spoiler free which is nice. Highly recommend!

Nael Simmerhorn ,

Fun, casual, focused, spoiler free

Very few such podcasts are so fun, focused in scope, and spoiler free

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