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Lap cheong

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I really liked his Wheel of Time books back when I was in high school, although they got a little too intricate and verbose for me around book 8, but you have to give the man respect for coming up with something on the scale of Tolkien times, like, three or so.
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He was very well loved by his fans and will be missed sorely. Cheers to you, Mr. Rigney. Your work entertained many and you brought to life an amazing story. Prayers and condolences go out to Harriet and Wilson and the rest of the clan.

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

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Man - that sucks.

I found his Wheel of Time novels to be very entertaining, and will miss the story.

In the greater scheme of things, though, I'm sure what he wrote doesn't matter as much as the people he touched in his life.

We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference,
ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time,
add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee
-- Marian Wright Edelman

Mr. Boffo

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Fuck. His cousin denied that Jordan was getting worse just a week ago. It seemed like his sickness had gotten under control.

He's told the story of the final book to his wife. I selfishly hope that it will see print one day. But that's not important right now.
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HUGE number of books out in the last two weeks. I spent half again as much as normal, and I still forgot to pick up Modok's 11, which means I'm going to have to make a special trip.
- Tenken347, Comic Book Thread 10/17/2007 (2007)
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