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The Kingkiller Chronicle - Showtime's GoT?

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So I've been watching for this for a while, and I happened to google it this morning... But, it appears Showtime has landed Patrick Rothfuss' Kingkiller Chronicle television series.

If they do it right, this could be their Game of Thrones.

http://www.slashfilm.com/the-kingkiller-chronicle-showtime/

The books, well the two and a half of them that are out (two novels and a little side-story,) are very good reads. Get in on it now while it is in the early stages, then you can be a book nerd critic with me if and when the show makes it out to TV.

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Wish they would have picked up the Wheel of Time instead of Dena Stalker X

 If Not Wheel of Time  then maybe  The Stormlight  Archives......as you know they are actually being worked on.   Do not get me wrong I like KKC's but Rothuss hasn't pushed  the 3rd book since 2011......  Hes making GRR Martin look fast.. 

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3 hours ago, TbTeRRoR said:

Wish they would have picked up the Wheel of Time instead of Dena Stalker X

 If Not Wheel of Time  then maybe  The Stormlight  Archives......as you know they are actually being worked on.   Do not get me wrong I like KKC's but Rothuss hasn't pushed  the 3rd book since 2011......  Hes making GRR Martin look fast.. 

I liked Wheel of Time but there are so many continuity errors.  

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12 hours ago, Jimmy said:

I liked Wheel of Time but there are so many continuity errors.  

I think a tv series could correct that  plus I'm sure WoT would have a lot more content cut than GoT.  The amount of plots going makes GoT look like paint by numbers.  Which is why I also mentioned the  Stormlight Archives by Sanderson.   SA's are a very rich world and unique to boot.    The King Killer chronicles are a good read so far but honestly compared to WoT there's not a whole lot of action. Half the book is Kvothe  stalking Dena or playing a lute.

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On 11/8/2017 at 6:44 PM, Jimmy said:

I liked Wheel of Time but there are so many continuity errors.  

I wish I would have stopped reading at the end of the 6th book. I did stop after the 8th.

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On 11/9/2017 at 7:23 AM, TbTeRRoR said:

I think a tv series could correct that  plus I'm sure WoT would have a lot more content cut than GoT.  The amount of plots going makes GoT look like paint by numbers.  Which is why I also mentioned the  Stormlight Archives by Sanderson.   SA's are a very rich world and unique to boot.    The King Killer chronicles are a good read so far but honestly compared to WoT there's not a whole lot of action. Half the book is Kvothe  stalking Dena or playing a lute.

95% of WoT is descriptions of the clothing everyone is wearing.

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The difference between my statement and yours is the size of  hyperbole.    WoT can be tiresome  and honestly it should be books 1-6  and 10-14  with  one book containing the plot(s) of  7,8, and 9.    KKC is 30% I'm the best at the university, 30% stalking Dena, 30% music  and 10 % old Kvothe his bud and Chronicler

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You forgot a lot of stuff there in your percentages.

The Fae, the Ademre, the Chandrian, Auri, etc.

And it's Denna, not Dena.

I've not read any of the WOT stuff because, honestly, a lot of people describe it like PSC did and it sounds pretty uninteresting.

Rothfuss is widely considered up there with GRRM as far as modern fantasy writers go, and tbqh I think he does some things a lot better.

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The Wheel of Time (#8)as of  June 2016 had higher  all time sales than GoT(#10 suprised me after the success of the show)  and the only "epic" fantasies higher on the list are the classics LoTR, Hobbit, Narnia and lol Harry potter #1 ......so as far as modern epic fantasy not for kids goes Jordan is top of sales and I think your doing your self  disservice to not read it because some people have bad opinions on it.   Their are many like myself who feel that WoT > GoT> anything else modern

 

https://thoughtsonfantasy.com/2016/06/15/what-are-the-best-selling-fantasy-books-and-series-of-all-time/

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Lord of the Rings show coming to Amazon, multi-season, and from what I heard, huge budget.   Prequel to Fellowship I think.

 

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Heard they were talking pretty extensively about it.  Is it confirmed now?

 

I also heard that it would only deal with existing material..... this prequel stuff would be more interesting if done well ....but ya know the Hobbit was the prequel to the Fellowship
 

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14 hours ago, TbTeRRoR said:

Heard they were talking pretty extensively about it.  Is it confirmed now?

 

I also heard that it would only deal with existing material..... this prequel stuff would be more interesting if done well ....but ya know the Hobbit was the prequel to the Fellowship
 

Yeah it's official.  

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