|Plot Summary of The Eye of the World - Wheel of Time 1|
|"Rand al'Thor, Matrim Cauthon, and Perrin Aybara leave their simple country village when evil Trollocs attack. They travel across the world to the far reaches of the Great Blight where they strike a blow to Shai'tan, the Dark One."
Bromly Falco, Resident Scholar
|"Young farmer Rand al'Thor and his friends Matrim and Perrin are forced to leave their backwater homes in the Two Rivers to accompany a mysterious Aes Sedai on a quest to find the fabled Eye of the World. Harried the whole way by human and monstrous adversaries they make their way slowly to the horrid Blight where they are greeted by a pair of the legendarily evil Forsaken and Rand discovers that he is the prophesied messaih, the Dragon Reborn in this first novel of Robert Jordan's masterful series, The Wheel of Time"
Eric Saunders, Resident Scholar
|"In the Eye of the World, book one of the Wheel of Time, three boys find out they wanted buy dark forces. With the help of a mysterious woman and her Warder, the boys try to figure out why they are death marked, and how to stay alive!!!"
Nancy Fabian, Resident Scholar
|"The book involves the journey of three youths and their companions to the Eye of the World for an unknown purpose. Along the way we are given bits of information regarding the importance of their travels and the destiny of the party. Book One of the Wheel of Time series, it's a great introduction to the main characters of the series with plenty of action."
Michael Monahan, Resident Scholar
|"First book of an 8 book series. Unkown boy becomes the world's only chance at life. Basic good against evil struggle. "
Aven, Resident Scholar
|"AHH!!! This series (Wheel of Time, by Robert Jordan) is the best!!! The plot/s are amazing!!!! Go buy yourself a copy of the first book and I promise you, you will not regret it!"
Adia al'Mar, Resident Scholar
|"Rand, Mat and Perrin are young men from a small village whose lives are turned upside down by the arrival of the shadows forces and are forced to flee with an Aei Sedai named Moiraine, her warder Lan a gleeman named Thom ,and the apprentice wisdom of the village. They are constantly on the run from the shadows forces as they try to save the world"
Daniel Thompson, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of The Eye of the World - Wheel of Time 1|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Descript. of chases or violence - 10%
planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places - 20%
Tone of book
- very upbeat
FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?
- fantasy world/fantasy past
Mental/magical powers focus
- bad magical powers hunting non/weaker magical(s) (fantasy)
Is this an adult or child's book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
Has magical/special powers?
Is this an ordinary person caught up in events?
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Mostly serious with occasional humor
- very athletic
- long-lived adults
Has magical powers?
Magical/mental powers of main antagonist:
- fire/thunder/weather cntrl
- mind control
- can cast all sorts of spells
How sensitive is this character?
- mean, arrogant
- Smarter than most other characters
Takes place on Earth?
- mostly 3rd
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Sex in book?
How much dialogue?
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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