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Robert Jordan is Dead
« on: September 17, 2007, 05:21:46 PM »
http://slashdot.org/articles/07/09/17/0243230.shtml

So who's going to finish the series?
If I had any clue, would I be here?

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Re: Robert Jordan is Dead
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2007, 05:36:50 PM »
I know that he's planned everything out and has put together copious notes.  I believe that Harriet, his wife/editor, is going to finish the project.  This is just sad.
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The Passing of Robert Jordan
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2007, 05:45:44 PM »
It will be ghost-written from his notes just like the works of Robert Ludlum, and David Gemmel (to mention a few).  While I am not a big fan of his later work, there is no denying he changed the genre with his first WoT novel in 1990. 
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Re: Robert Jordan is Dead
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2007, 07:09:37 PM »
This is very sad news. The man had quite an imagination.
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Re: Robert Jordan is Dead
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2007, 08:07:37 PM »
I had heard he'd gone into remission. He was in a lot of pain in his last years, from what I understand, so I hope that now he has found relief from that.
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Re: Robert Jordan is Dead
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2007, 08:31:29 PM »
My condolences to the family.
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Re: Robert Jordan is Dead
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2007, 10:44:38 PM »
Yes. And his fans, too.  :-\
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Re: Robert Jordan is Dead
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2007, 11:53:21 PM »
My condolences to the family.

Agreed, my thoughts are with his family. Forget the books, this is a sad human loss.
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Re: Robert Jordan is Dead
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2007, 10:50:04 PM »
My thoughts:

http://www.brandonsanderson.com/blog.php?date=1190185200

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« Last Edit: September 20, 2007, 12:08:01 AM by Nessa »
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Re: Robert Jordan is Dead
« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2007, 02:19:09 AM »
That was great, Brandon. You clearly put a lot of thought into that, and he deserves it.
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Re: Robert Jordan is Dead
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2007, 07:09:55 PM »
There's a "buy at Amazon"  link at the bottom.

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Re: Robert Jordan is Dead
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2007, 07:15:12 PM »
Eh, the link goes to the Eye of the World, Amazon page.  So, at the very worst, it's false advertising.
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Re: Robert Jordan is Dead
« Reply #13 on: September 21, 2007, 12:16:14 AM »
There's a "buy at Amazon"  link at the bottom.



Dang it. That's automated, I can't remove that without removing the picture I stuck at the top. I suppose I could remove the picture completely, but I thought it would be nice for reference since Brandon mentions it in his EUOLogy.
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