Patrick Rothfuss Kingkiller Chronicles

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  1. zzeris Intemperate Shitposter DONOR

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    I understand what you are trying to say...but that's a fucking huge insult to Gaiman. The first book took him over a decade to complete. He was an undergrad for 9 years and his book wasn't at a sellable level until 7 years after that. What do you think he did all of that time as an undergrad? The 7 years after? The first book was solid and set up some great expectations. This story was going to be awesome, but how could he fit all of that story in just three books? We find out in the next book. It was a gratuitous Gary Stu where the story ambles along with no real point. Rothfuss took forever to get the first book out. That was the entire story. That's why he's taking forever and doing other things and milking the fuck out of it. There's nothing here. Guy wasted his entire load and has already been self-castrated.
     
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  2. Lleauaric Sparkletot Monger DONOR

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    So, this is kinda interesting..

    He raised over 2m for his charity this year, and as a reach goal he had "do a Q&A on book 3". They hit it, so... solid infoz soon.

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  3. Palum Distrusts Banks, Europe DONOR

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    All 3 people who still give a shit are going to get a lot of questions answered.
     
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  4. Lleauaric Sparkletot Monger DONOR

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    You clicked the thread, didn't you

    I guess it'll just be me, you and the next asshole who posts to tell everyone how much they don't care.
     
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  6. Quaid Well-Known Member

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    Does this have a release date yet?

    Or is Rothfuss busy fingering that disgusting beard into his navel?
     
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    I read a summary of his q&a on book 3. Sounds like book 3 is years away if ever. However please purchase his 10 year anniversary edition of book 1 next year. Oh and it's real hard for him to work on the book because trump.
     
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  8. Azrayne gave shekels to Suineg DONOR

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    Rothfuss is continuing the proud tradition of fat bearded fantasy authors writing a couple good books then deciding they can't be fucked and sticking both middle fingers up to their fans.

    On the bright side, he went straight to "nah I'm rich now, why would I write lol" without dragging things out with another few books that slowly decline in quality to the point where you're just begging for them to end.
     
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    Fuck that guy, I am to the point that i no longer truly care if he ever releases another book beyond wanting to know if my speculations about Kvothe turn out to be right.

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  10. Campbell1oo4 Active Member

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    I read through this whole thread to get an idea if I wanted to start these books. I do not, but I did enjoy reading all of these comments. Probably more than I would like reading the books.
     
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  11. Ritley Well-Known Member

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    The first book is excellent. Probably spent his whole life coming up with it and had nothing left after that
     
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    Lolled because it works on two levels.

    I think "excellent" is a bit much. It has some great elements and the prose is generally quite high quality, but it also some really derivative crap, some cringe-worthy subplots (school bully, romance) and a terrible ending.

    I enjoyed it when I read it the first time, but I couldn't get through it a second, and I'm a fairly compulsive re-reader.
     
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