Toaster Retribution

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  1. I felt that movie was fun, but I dont know how well Ritchie would pull off the complexity of the story in this case. I do think that it would be interesting to see him or Matthew Vaughn do Mistborn though.
  2. Night of Sorrows keeps reminding me of Long Night from asoiaf. I do like the historical connections though, and there has been earlier speculation that humans will have to escape Roshar.
  3. Huh, they have cast Thom, Logain, Loial and Fain. I only know of Logains actor (he is the Professor in La Casa de Papel) but I do like the castings, even though Thom doesnt look much like I pictured him. Hopefully they announce Mins actress soon. She is one of the few females in WoT I like, so I’d be bummed out if she got cut.
  4. Oooh, nice with actors from The 100.
  5. How Lopen lost his arm? Unfortunate toothbrushing accident.
  6. Sounds like a Pratchett book :-D Knife of Winds might be good?
  7. Some cool Szeth-suggestions: Lost my Oathstone Killed some Kings Cleansing with Sword-nimi Infusing three Beavers Granted, the last one isnt Szeth based. That one is just dumb.
  8. Breanna Yde might work for Lift.
  9. Your tag made me lose the game, @Ookla the Imperial :-(
  10. sa 4

    Not really true. Dont forget that food is easily produced through Soulcasting on Roshar. Dalinar has access to Soulcasters, and they also have Queen Jasnah who is a walking Soulcaster. So they could provide food quite easily.
  11. Wait until you get to the part where Kaladin is made into a pizza and eaten by Shallan... Seriously though, take care. There are more spoilers here than there are slaves in Sadeas’s army.
  12. A bunch of characters are pretty unpopular on here, but I want to see who takes the crown. I put some of the most hated on ones in a poll. So, vote for your least favorite!
  13. I can also dicuss this for ages. My opinion is as follows: The prequels have a ton of good stuff. The concept is great, but the execution often messy. Anakin Skywalkers fall is a brilliant idea, but hurt by sloppy writing. Warcraft 3 did that story, but a LOT better. The love story is as boring as being an aluminum misting, and some parts of the trilogy are just plain bad. However, they also have great stuff. Ewan McGregors Obi-Wan is one of the best characters in Star Wars. Palpatine and the Jedi Order are great. Jango Fett is what Boba Fett should have been. Grievous, Dooku and Maul are all cool, if underused, villains. And it really develops the Star Wars lore. I think that it would come off as worse without Clone Wars, which really does great things for the era (the villains are given more depth, cool characters are introduced/expanded, the clones get personality, and Anakin is what he should have been in the movies). I do find it interesting that just a couple of years ago, everyone hated the prequels. Then came TLJ, and they got popular overnight. Their fans often criticise TLJ for the same reasons as fans criticized the prequels years ago. It is too silly. It doesn’t feel like Star Wars. It mishandles iconic characters, and introduces new pointless ones. It is badly written. It wastes its villains. At the end of the day, I love Star Wars. I love all three eras, and basically all the movies (I’m eh on Phantom Menace, but I dont hate it). And I think that a lot of Star Wars fans are stuck in a nostalgia-loop, when they want the things they saw when they grew up, and gets mad when the property is taken in another direction. After all, if you look at it objectively, all three Star Wars trilogies kind of have the same issues, and also the same strenghts, and they all manages to tell inspiring stories for new generations, who then unfortunately grow up to hate everything that is different from the Star Wars they saw as kids. I do wish that the SW-fandom would stop being such a toxic mess, which it kind of is. The fans, particularly the Fandom Menace, who spend their time with personal attacks against Rian Johnson/Kennedy/JJ, and attempts to discredit everything Disney does (Geeks + Gamers, I’m looking at you) are just contributing toward a hateful discussion climate. The same goes for the other end of the spectrum, who hates everyone who doesnt like Disney Star Wars. One random guy on the internet many years ago said it best: ”No one hates Star Wars as much as Star Wars fans.” It is kinda true. Sorry for the rant.
  14. I think Roshone will have a low-key redemption arc, that will make us like him.
  15. My choices: Amaram - Interesting and tragic. Also has a cool name. Nale - Love justice-obsessed characters. Dalinar - His arc in OB is pure greatness, and I love him. Pattern - Funniest character in the Cosmere. Mraize - Part mob boss, part warrior, part spy, part adventurer... and mysterious to boot. Taln - Because its Taln. Rysn - Her exploration is interesting, and the grass, the larkin, and her disability make her a quite unique character. Axies - Obviously.
  16. sa 4

    Presumably because the refugees would die in droves if this was attempted. The Fused (or Odium) doesnt appear that interested in randomly murdering unimportant humans. If KRs show up however, they will attack. And so, the refugees who walk away on their own are left alone, but the ones who Windrunners would attempt to save would be attacked along with the WRs, which, presumably, would lead to a lot of death. He also has chulls. Chulls are cool.
  17. I think Lirin is going to play a major role in Kaladins arc in this book. He has been on the back-burner since WoR, but Brandon keeps on reminding us about his idealistic disagreement with Kaladin. Seeing as how they are at the same place when the book starts, it wouldn’t at all surprise me to see quite a lot of Lirin in this. Viewpoints wouldn’t surprise me either. It would be an excellent way to contrast Kaladin with someone else. I do think this book will be the last we see of Lirin though. He is probably number one on my death list for this book.
  18. I think Lirin is going to play a major role in Kaladins arc in this book. He has been on the back-burner since WoR, but Brandon keeps on reminding us about his idealistic disagreement with Kaladin. Seeing as how they are at the same place when the book starts, it wouldn’t at all surprise me to see quite a lot of Lirin in this. Viewpoints wouldn’t surprise me either. It would be an excellent way to contrast Kaladin with someone else. I do think this book will be the last we see of Lirin though. He is probably number one on my death list for this book.
  19. I’m just happy we finally have a name for him. I can stop referring to him as Herdazian Houdini. I have been in the camp that says he is a KR for a while now. However, I wonder how long he has been one. The soldiers seem to be quite used to his shenanigans, so either he isn’t using surges to free himself from the manacles, or he has been a KR for a looooong time. Also, eye color isn’t reliable at this stage. It hasn’t gone through continuity. Furthermore, @Wintersu, I would recommend that you put a spoiler warning for SA4 in the title. There are folks who wants to head into the book knowing nothing.
  20. Brandon just forgot changing SA4 to SA5.
  21. Why wouldn’t we?
  22. Not to be that guy, but he met Szeth... And no, I doubt it was Shardic influence. Jezrien was a street beggar, and Kholinar is one of Roshars biggest cities. Nothing really strange there.
  23. Nice idea, but I doubt it. Ashs destruction of stuff is a great set-up for her being a Dustbringer, and Talns torture doesn’t seem to have changed his personality all that much, from the little we have seen of him.
  24. I discussed this in another thread a couple days ago, and I have finally decided to make a thread purely dedicated to it. For those of you who doesnt remember, Mraize wears slippers when he meets with Ash in Oathbringer. I find this awesomely hilarious. Mraize, the mobster boss, hunter, scarred warrior, worldhopper, spy and general enigma is wearing stormin slippers? So, lets discuss! Anyone else who are fascinated by Mraizes slippers? How many pairs do we think he has? Are they invested? Does he have slippers from different planets? What size are they? SLIPPERS!!!!
  25. Yeah, he probably has depth. He is a Sanderson character after all. But judging him from what I have seen, my feeling is that he doesn’t work for me. Small doses is okay, but he can really easily become too much. And Kaladin trusting him doesn’t really matter to me when judging him as a character. He is loyal, yes, and I appreciate that, but it is a pretty common trait among heroes in fantasy. @Minimanmax1 is pretty much summarizing not only his view on Lopen, but mine too. Good post.