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Sometimes emotional, often droll, occasionally literary, and always explicit, the Grey Warder explores Robert Jordan's epic fantasy series, taking a topical look at characters, themes, plots, scenes, and all things Wheel of Time-related. For fans familiar with the books looking for something different. (Episodes are marked for spoilers.) | https://twitter.com/WarderGrey?s=09 podcastofthedragon@gmail.com https://discord.gg/syCqfgr
 
A Storytelling/Book Club/YouTube Reaction Video podcast where Matt (he/him) and Enn (They/Them) discuss Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series and the upcoming Wheel of Time TV Series on Amazon. Matt's a first-timer and Enn has read the series many many times, so we're spoiler-free! Join us as we discuss Enn's favorite fantasy series, and enjoy all the tangents and jokes. New episodes weekly on Thursdays!
 
Blood and Ashes is a spoiler filled, chapter by chapter discussion of the Wheel of Time series of fantasy novels penned by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson.Join us, three middle aged dads, as we re-read the series and enthusiastically discuss all the best bits from each chapter. Do we know every single thing about the world of The Wheel of Time? No. Do we know half? Probably not. Does that stop us from wildly speculating and tapping into half faded memories from our teens? Definitely not! ...
 
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Today we are joined by Nae’Blis from YouTube, and we dispense lots of love for Rand and RJ’s writing of Rand. We take many tangents into anticipating the show’s production, and come to the sobering conclusion that there are no clear paths in leadership, or in life. SpoilerCon Newsletter dropped on the night of April 14th, check your inboxes! Nae’Bl…
 
{Spoilers through Book 12, The Gathering Storm} The Grey Warder examines the story of Verin Mathwin through books 2 and 3, and uses the term “derpy” more than once while weighing which actions were ordered by her evil overlords, and admiring her ability to slither under people’s radars. Please support the show! https://www.patreon.com/user?u=513816…
 
Welcome back to the Tower of Mysteries! We learn some shocking statistics about the Black Ajah right off the bat, before we even start with our chapters. Then we hit the ground running with Mat being severed from the Dagger (I think I'll capitalize that from now on) and having a chat with both a Forsaken and the Amyrlin Seat in his bedroom. And rem…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 25 & 26 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! Join us this week as our 3 accepted get an unexpected visit from Else, they make a suspish discovery and that maniac Lanfear makes an appearance. 25 - Questions 26 - Behind a Lock We’re asking all of our listeners who haven’t ye…
 
This is episode 350, recorded as the podcast turns four years old!!! If you enjoy what we do, and the changes we’ve made over the last six months / fifty episodes, please consider joining our Patreon to help us keep the improvements coming. https://www.patreon.com/wotspoilers As Rand and the party get back to the Sun Palace, Brian/Recappa Sedai mak…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 23 & 24 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! This week Egwene steps out of the arches only to be told off by Elaida and Mat steps out of his room only to be rejected by Else. Also find out what a Wheel of Time perfume commercial would be like in the 90s. 23 - Sealed 24 - S…
 
Recappa Sedai returns for part two-of-three of getting Perrin back to Cairhien and Faile. Some rare irritation at Loial comes up, all knowledge of Winter Dragon is banished, and a record-setting number of tangents keep us off-track. SpoilerCon announcement: the first newsletter is published! Details about the Con in October are starting to come out…
 
Welcome back to Murder on the Orient Express! Or at least, the White Tower version thereof. We're right in the guts of the White Tower now as the girls report to the Amyrlin's study to explain themselves after disappearing for months. More accurately, to have things explained to them. Specifically about how naughty they are and what their punishmen…
 
We are joined by Brian, who plays Recappa Sedai on YouTube, to help us flesh out content over the next few chapters in which Perrin slowly and anxiously returns to Cairhien in the aftermath of Dumai’s Wells. But first, we have to tackle the physics of gateways, with a little help from Carl Sagan. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnURElCzGc0) Our ex…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 21 & 22 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! Listen (and read) along as we talk about two very different rings and how thrilled Liandrin is for Egwene…or whatever. 21 - A World of Dreams 22 - The Price of the Ring From the Episode: Thadra Sheridan - Eggs & Toast (Reference…
 
Brett from The Wheel Weaves podcast comes back to help us spot even more Aes Sedai hypocrisy in the aftermath of Dumai’s Wells, discover that there is a fantasy trope about throwing items into volcanoes, and question Loial’s journalistic tact. There is also a discussion about beards. SpoilerCon: Will be held on October 1-3 in Portland, OR Currently…
 
{Spoilers through Book 13, Towers of Midnight} Yes, it is absolutely possible to admire someone for being awesome and simultaneously cheer when she gets slapped! In this episode, the Grey Warder takes a look RJ's characterization of Egwene through The Dragon Reborn, and throws in a little analysis of Elayne and Nynaeve for good measure. Please supp…
 
Thom (of Dragonmount, JordanCon, TarValon.net, & WoT community show) returns to help us read in the wind as it sweeps over Dumai’s Wells. We imagine what the lost nation of Coremande was like from only three textual references, give RJ the benefit of the doubt on writing toxic masculinity, and wish that Loial could sit Perrin and Aram both down for…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 19 & 20 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! It's the moment we've been waiting for folks; our first Mat chapter! We get a glimpse into how he's doing, have the most delicious feast yet and then Mat's visited by two powerful women. 19 - Awakening 20 - Visitations…
 
Seth and Aradia go guest-less to finally wrap up the prologue’s fourth part. Patreons get thanked at the top of the episode, and a new Patreon-only reward is announced at the end. Announcements about SPOILERCON Will be held on October 1-3 in Portland, OR Currently planning an in-person/digital hybrid event; this could change because pandemic Inform…
 
With Thom of Dragonmount, JordanCon, TarValon.net, WoT community show, and an awesome Perrin cosplay. First, we go on a prologue tangent about prologue writing, to start a trend of massive tangents all about life, the universe, and most things. We ponder a new possible reason for Fel’s demise, Seth struggles with names, Aradia struggles to explain …
 
Finally, the gang emerges from the Mountains of Mist. Perrin and Moiraine participate in a short lived power struggle until Perrin is made to clean her prize trout and eventually asks her for help with his wolfishness. This after encountering a man who lost his battle against "going full wolf" and Perrin having to face his greatest fear. We catch a…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 17 & 18 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! This week we have a visit from The Red Sister (not a euphemism,) We discuss how The White Tower operates like an old sitcom and then there's tongs...just tongs. 17 - The Red Sister 18 - Healing…
 
With Malkier Talks! Rob joins us for Dumai’s Wells 2.0, dad jokes, and discussing how our parents view our podcasts. Sevanna is a bad batch of homebrew evil, with no Fain required. Eflame - the dating app for WoT fans. Malkier Talks’ YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZXswsuLZIhYKlDICALD6HQ Rob’s WoT Song parody: https://youtu.be/CI…
 
{Spoilers through Book 12, The Gathering Storm} The Grey Warder takes a look at the Dark One's Chosen and breaks down their dirty dealings in Book 3, to unlock the puzzle and figure out exactly who is doing exactly what, and why are they doing it? (She also lies in the outro and says she was a guest on Way of the Leaf's Tavern Talk, not knowing it …
 
Starting a new book! In a new format! At a new recording time! We invite Jess the Amyrlin back to take on the first quarter of this very long prologue. We spend a lot of time on the opening prophecy, the land is one with the Dragon, etc etc. Elaida’s clock inspires a Night Circus shoutout. Where does forkroot come from? And how? And why? Announceme…
 
The Wheel has Woven a New Logo into our Pattern!! We hope you like it; it is a collaboration between Enn, Matt and Matt's partner Davey! Email us or let us know on social media what you think! In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 15 & 16 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! This week has our girls in serious …
 
Aradia takes their usual position driving a tangent-filled episode between WoT books. We tried using video for the first time for this episode, which was fun but also precluded our usual editing process, so this time you get to enjoy a raw and uncut discussion about the highs and lows of Lord of Chaos, through the eyes of five content creators. Jes…
 
Here we go friends! The Dragon Reborn has been kicked off! We join Pedron Niall as he entertains a parade of ne'er-do-wells who all relay their version of events at Falme, culminating in the appearance of the contemptable Padan Fain. But then we venture North into the still snowy Mountains of Mist where the fledgling army of the Dragon Reborn is hi…
 
Enarra comes back to help us close out the epilogue of Lord of Chaos. Lots of reading out loud for this one! This is the end of Era 2 of the saga of the Dragon of Time, and the midpoint of the series, congrats to us for getting here. The Lord of Chaos is indeed ruling. Goodbye Herid Fel, too bad you couldn't light that pipe with your mind. This is …
 
Listeners! Send us your WoT (or related) tattoos and let us know how best to tag you in an upcoming Insta post! coolstorypod@gmail.com or find us on Social Media! In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 13 & 14 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! This week the girls discover what the Amyrlin has in store for th…
 
{Spoilers through Book 13, Towers of Midnight} The Grey Warder starts The Dragon Reborn by looking at Perrin's changes. Why is he waving away the wolves? What's motivating his choices? From his growing formidability to his burgeoning ta'veren nature, she examines how it comes to be that, while Moiraine was focused on Rand, the quiet one left a pile…
 
Seth and Aradia are joined by Szeth, first-time guest and winner of the SpoilerCon2019 silent auction for the guest spot on this recording! A record-shattering 47 guests tuned in live to listen to this highly anticipated chapter, in which we discuss the actual duration and agony of Rand’s time in the box, are staggered by the scale of death in fant…
 
Brett from Wheel Weaves rejoins us for 10 days of Perrin gathering an army on the way to Dumai’s Wells. Warfare is changing across the series, even as Perrin keeps the national groupings of his army more separate than the other two ta’veren. Seth reads a chilling passage of wolf conversation. Other important topics covered include Ogier ears, human…
 
In this episode, Matt and Enn discuss Chapter 11 & 12 of Robert Jordan's The Dragon Reborn from the Wheel of Time series! This week we leave Perrin for some Aes Sedai action (finally!) Egwene and co have 0 chill as they enter Tar Valon and find out why Sheriam has a Tyra style freakout on them. 11 - Tar Valon 12 - The Amyrlin Seat We’re asking all …
 
Introducing long-time Discord friend of the podcast, OBThunder aka Ken, who is apparently also Perrin! We compare the pain of losing RJ to the Bleakness, and The Feast of Lights to Mardi Grai in the 80s. Aradia and Ken both have the same problem with keeping Dashiva and Narishma apart, but agree that Rand retires to become another Herid Fel. Sevann…
 
Many, many, many, weaves of the Power are present in this chapter. Megan provides hilarious commentary on (and in) Texan accents. Mat and Olver bet on horses, the Aes Sedai wear the wrong clothes to go on a day trip to the slums, and a red-belted woman makes a brief appearance. Egwene starts to flex her strategic abilities even as she struggles wit…
 
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