How to Adapt The Wheel of Time for TV (The Right WI know we're all still reeling from the astounding degree of douchebaggery spewing forth from Red Eagle Entertainment, what with their atrocious not-pilot, and their subsequent lawsuit against Harriet McDougal. However, as I watched the beautiful catastrophe that was Billy Zane's Ishamael, it hit me that this was the closest anyone has EVER come to actually making a series out of The Wheel of Time. Oh sure, there was Flight From Shadow which was infinitely better in every way; but we all knew that was a one-time deal.How to Adapt The Wheel of Time for TV (The Right W by ZachValkyrie
But it got me to thinking: If someone were to actually make The Wheel of Time, how could they go about it? My first thought was one season for every book. Of course, my SECOND thought was "No! That's a horrible idea!" Let's face it, fourteen seasons is a bit much to ask a non-fan to sit through, not to mention an unreasonable commitment for any interested network. And do we really want to spend a whole season on Crossroads of Twilight?
Well I've had a couple more thoughts
Logain's AscentSome might call this fanfiction. I'd like to think of it as a possibility. Perhaps, in a bygone age, or in a mirror world, something like this might have happened...Logain's Ascent by ZachValkyrie
The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. In one Age, called the Third Age by some, an Age yet to come, an Age long past, a wind began to rise on the peak of Dragonmount. The wind was not the beginning. There are neither beginnings nor endings to the turning of the Wheel of Time. But it was a beginning.
Down the slopes the wind rushed, cooled by the night and pulled down by its own weight. It blew over soaring cliffs, down slopes with a sparse covering of grass, and finally reached the bottom of the mountain where it blew through the long dark hair of the young man climbing up the slope. He was Logain, scion of the noble house of Ablar of the land of Ghealdan. He was ta
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