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!
I've been told many times that this is the stopping point. People I trust and respect have said that they were satisfied with this book and felt no need to read any of the further entries in the series. Question is: will I agree and drop the series after this? Or will it lock me… Continue reading The Dragon Reborn: The Gears Begin to Turn
I've got a soft spot for old book covers. They've got a sort of old, somewhat goofy charm to them. Which is part of what drew me to certain book series in the first place. Including the Wheel of Time. Question is: does the cover actually work for the story? Well... not really. I know… Continue reading The Eye of the World (By the Cover): Representing the Genre, Not the Book