I was speaking with Narysse Sendai of the Brown Rajah at TarValon.net this morning in IRC. She gave me some tips for researching and understanding the Aiel. I will supplement my research with other cultures by which RJ may have … Continue reading
Just had a 4 day weekend. It would have been ideal for working on this project, but I decided to spend the weekend with friends and do nothing productive. Now that I am back to the daily grind, I can … Continue reading
Light be praised for the Kindle. Some keywords to search within each book Aiel Maiden Dance Spear spear-sister handtalk Aviendha Wise One Rhuidean Waste Yup. Awesome. I am excited to get some initial results using the Kindle search method.
Sonea Sedai asked me a question today at http://www.tarvalon.net. “Have you researched how it differs to The Empress (May She Live Forever)?” Short answer is no. Though I did consider researching both languages briefly, I ultimately decided to focus solely … Continue reading
Robert Jordan says very little specifically about Maiden Handtalk in the books of the Wheel of Time. We see a lot of “her fingers flashed…” but hardly anything precise. A single chapter in the sixth book, Lord of Chaos, tells … Continue reading
I’m starting out the research process with the logical resource–The Big White Book. Page 31 talks of Avendesora. But now the cat has decided I need a break and has chosen to tell me via lying on my keyboard. … Continue reading