Brandon Sanderson, author of the fantasy "Mistborn" series, will finish Robert Jordan's final novel.
I've never read any of Sanderson's work, so it will be interesting to see if there is a noticeable change in structure. From the article, it looks like Jordan left behind many notes...at least we will have some closure to this series.
I have mixed feelings about this. On the one hand, I feel like it should be left unfinished, but on the other hand, knowing that RJ wanted someone to finish it if he couldn't and that Harriet hand-picked the guy, I'll be interested to see what Mr. Sanderson does with this book. While I'm waiting, I'll probably read some of his previous works.
You can never know everything, and part of what you know is always wrong. Perhaps even the most important part. A portion of wisdom lies in knowing that. A portion of courage lies in going on anyways.-- Robert Jordan (1948-2007), The Wheel Of Time
I was so hoping the sales would reflect apathy from the fan base over yet another pointless death, but I was wrong. One of the things I have liked about this series is that it seemed “above” this type of stunt.