> >> Note to self: Stay away from the Wheel of Time....... I've been told by a number of Jordan-lovers that I simply must read the WoT series (for a variety of reasons). I've also heard, on this list and from other sources, that they aren't that great. Given all this, I'm still avoiding WoT until a future date when I've got about a year or so to read. Of course, I'm of the type not to listen to the usual ramble of today's readers. I also prefer more interesting literary endeavors.... :) > OTOH, I just got two friends hooked on Steve's work. In two weeks, > they've devoured the first 3 omnibuses, and are heading into the > Khaavren romances now. I feel this marks them as people of excellent character. <grin> Chris "So farewell hope, and with hope, farewell fear, Farewell remorse! All good to me is lost; Evil, be thou my Good" - John Milton - 'Paradise Lost'