I swear to god, these covers just get less accurate every time! I feel like there's a character or thirty missing from this scene. I'm only half certain about what's happening here. We've got four characters front and center; Rand in red (I think), Mat in green (I think), Egwene (I think), and... is that… Continue reading The Shadow Rising (By the Cover): Into the Wastes
Is it just me, or do these covers just keep getting sillier? Like, this one is just a straight-up comedy, dudes! Look at this! "Hey guys! Check out this cool thing I just found!" "Whoooooaaaa!" Of the Wheel of Time covers we've analyzed so far, this is by far the simplest. It depicts the moment… Continue reading The Dragon Reborn (By the Cover): I HAVE THE POWER!!!
Okay. This one is more accurate to the story than the cover of Eye of the World. But it just looks so goofy that it makes me laugh every time I look at it. It's hard to take this seriously when you really have a look at it. The cover of The Great Hunt depicts… Continue reading The Great Hunt (By the Cover): Look At This Thing I Found!
You know what stories are really fun? Gentleman thieves! Sure, a heist with lots of guns and car chases and loud alarms can be really fun. But you know what's cooler? Watching a group of refined thieves convince their mark to give them what they want, then vanish into thin air! That's why The Lies… Continue reading The Lies of Locke Lamora (By the Cover): City of Sharks
Guess what I'm reviewing next week. Go on. Guess. You'll never get it. Up until recently, Warbreaker was one of the last gaps in my knowledge of Sanderson's Cosmere. That, and the second Mistborn series (which I'll get to sooner or later... after another Wheel of Time book or two). And now that that gap… Continue reading Warbreaker (By the Cover): Colors! Colors! More Colors!