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06/11/2006 3:29 PM

I finished reading book 11 in this series. Now I can't wait for the next one to come out, but in the meantime, I may have to content myself with an assisted writing of another storyline in the same universe.

Before I set any plans in stone, I'd like to see how many would be interested in doing this. I would like you to be able to commit to 1 to 3 posts per week and have a knowledge of the world of Jordan's.

I'm flexible on time/setting, but have thought of several possibilites:

1) Hunt for the Horn of Valere. Set nearly four hundred years before the start of the series, the last Hunt was called in Illian. Thousands of people turned up for the Hunt, some for fame and glory, others to save the world. The Horn was never to be found this time, but stories to last a lifetime would.

2) Aiel war. Set roughly twenty years before the start of the series, the Aiel cross the Spine of the World to seek vengeance upon the Treekillers. Eventually, the man who had cut down the Avendelesora tree would be killed, but not before countless thousands died trying to push back the Aiel advance.

3) False Dragon. Set (whenever) before the start of the series. A false Dragon has proclaimed himself and is ravaging the countryside with an army. The Aes Sedai aren't able to pull him down themselves, so an army is formed to deal with the problem. Many lives would be ruined before the false Dragon was pulled down. . .

or if anyone has any other ideas, put them forth as well. I'd like to see who is interested, and how many people would like what storyline.

06/11/2006 8:59 PM

I read this series (well, most of it) looooooong ago. Though I do remember how much I enjoyed it. If I can get the time to flip through some of the pages of my old books, I'd be up for an RP in this setting!

06/12/2006 10:37 AM

I would join any of those settings.

08/10/2006 11:39 AM

Just posting to get it back on the "active list" here. If no one else wants to join up, I'll have to forget about it.

08/10/2006 7:14 PM

Still interested. :)

08/11/2006 1:59 PM

I am now entirely bewildered at how life seems to throw caution to the wind when it comes to weird shit happening.

I recently bought some interesting-looking books, one of them called "The Eye of the World" aka... the first book in the wheel of time saga, from what I've been told. It is AMAZINGLY good in its writing and if you plan on RPing this one, I'm pleading, on my knees (petrolium jelly in hand if needs be) to be included. It's just wierd that the first day after beginning to read this book, I'd find an interest thread...

I love you TK...

08/12/2006 7:09 PM

pleading, on my knees (petrolium jelly in hand if needs be) to be included.

I love you TK...


Easy there tiger. So I'll start brainstorming some ideas here. I'll probably take those listed in the first post and try to put some flesh on them. Then we can have a kind of democratic vote here. DK, Benjmn, Shall, (and one or two others if we get more interest) can cast a vote, and I'll decide. ;)

Give me a few days to get those ideas on paper/computer. That'll also give DK some time to acquaintance himself with the world and particulars.

I will say this, though: NO ONE will be playing any character from the White Tower. . . those silly ladies just have too many rules and regulations and particularities that I don't want to get into . . . though, if you want a channeling character, I [i]may[/i] allow a wilder. (Female only, though. Not gonna deal with the MaDnEsS.)

08/17/2006 2:14 PM

Right, so it's time to give these ideas some meat on their bones, eh? And one other note. I'll take the role of any/all NPCs you interact with. I'll be more of a storyteller and guide for this adventure. Think of me more of a GM than an actual player. Yes, I may send an "NPC" along with you so I can enjoy the playing of it too, but I'm hoping to develop a good storyline for me to eventually possibly flesh into a short story/novel depending on how long this RP runs. I find things are always more interesting when you get the ideas of multiple people going.

1) The Hunt for the Horn. The King of Illian has called for a new Hunt for the Horn. Trollocs are rampaging across the continent, razing villages and slaughtering livestock. The borderlands don't seem to be able to stop the onslaught of the shadow. Tarmon'Gaidon must be comming. The Horn must be found before then. So any heroes willing to face the danger are welcome to Illian for the procession.

(note: Tarmon'Gaidon is not actually comming in this scenario, it just seems that way with all the trollocs)

This scenario will start off in Illian, of course, at the procession for the Hunt where all the Hunters take the Vow. Any human character is allowed, save a member of the White Tower or a male wilder. The Hunt draws people from the world over of all types. Nobles and commoners. Warriors and generals. Wilders and even fanatics. Whatever. Also this is before the fall of Malkier, so if you want to play someone from there, that's all right also.

This RP is not about actually [i]finding[/i] the Horn, as we all know it was found by Rand 'al Thor and sounded by Matrim Cauthon far after this RP is set. But rather I'll think of challenges for you (the players) to overcome.

2) Aiel War. Avendelesora has been cut down by the Cairhenin King (I don't remember the name right off, I'd have to look it up). The Aiel have crossed the spine of the world in vengeance. Hoards of Aiel sweep across the land, plundering everything they conquer (the fifth). No one seems to be able to stop them. A coalition of nations has been called to repel this threat. Will anyone be able to save the world before it's consumed by the Aiel?

We'd start this scenario in Cairhein, when the Aiel start to cross the spine of the world. Try to follow things as they happened as best we can. The Aiel burn Cairhein, toppling the topless towers. They push all the way to Tar Valon where eventually the Cairhein King is killed and the Aiel go home. PCs are encouraged to be Cairheinin, or from somewhere close to. Just to give reality to being there in the first place. If you can think of a good reason someone else would be there, by all means present it to me. You may find me a very leniant GM.

3) False Dragon. A man by the name of Gizel Ratham has proclaimed himself to be the Dragon Reborn. He has gathered an army in southern Arafel (western borderlands) and is gathering quite a bit of support. This is horrible timing because a hoard of trollocs are on their way south from the blight. An army of trollocs to the north and a false dragon to the south, Arafel seems to be in danger of falling. The borderlands have decided to band together and send armied to aid Arafel in subduing the false dragon and repelling the trollocs.

Set in Arafel (I'd have to pull out my book from God knows where to give decent geographic details), players may be of any of the borderlands (again including Malkier). There are two threats to the nation, you would have to decide which was more imparative to deal with. The Aes Sedai are en route to help deal with the false dragon (I may possibly be talked into letting one of you play one of the Aes Sedai . . .), but things may fall apart before they arrive. The fate of the free lands depends on the borderlands remaining firm. If the blight overruns them, it will quickly consume the rest of the continent.

Now, think things through, and we'll see if we can get some votes on what people want to do. Maybe Shall will get off business soon and be able to respond?

08/17/2006 7:37 PM

Well, my irritatingly indecisive nature is rearing up once again. I can not pick one over any other. The Aiel War does appeal to me the least, though I would definitely still join it.

08/18/2006 1:51 PM

Ooh, Ooh, pick 3, pick 3!!! And let someone be an Aes Sedai cause then I can be a warder like that hunk of badassedness covered in awesomesauce known as Lan...PLEASE, CAN I BE A WARDER?!!!

10/23/2006 7:59 AM

Is this dead? because it cirtenly looks like something I'd join. It was a great series, but after nine or ten I sort of gave up. My brother kept with it, though. Maybe I should read the rest?

I'd be in, no matter what got started, But the Aiel War is the most interesting to me.

10/23/2006 10:39 AM

Well, I had thought it dead, but if I can get at least three people with experience (having at least read two or more of the books) to commit to this, I think we can get something going.

10/23/2006 3:21 PM

Tell you what TK, there was some talk of this before I became scarce and I was definatly interested. I'm working on book ten now. If you can hold off a little bit and maintain or increase interest, I should be able to join in soon.

That's right, The Kid is coming back on a more full time basis soon.

Sometime next month I should be getting a laptop and internet, meanwhile pissing off 'the man' because he pissed me off first. When that happens I'd love to join in.

10/23/2006 7:30 PM

Well, that's two. If Rei and Benjmn were here....

Anyhows, as things stand, we very well might have to wait until after the good ol' holidays to rush things off. Depending on how things turn out here, I might not get back from holidays until mid-January.... So, with all that said, can we look that far ahead?

10/30/2006 8:17 AM

I will join. I have read all of the WoT books exept for Knife of Dreams (unfortuanately) and would greatly enjoy a Wheel of Time RP.

I will play any of the three as they are all fairly open. Which ever starts I will join.

[Edited by Leo on Monday, October 30, 2006 8:18 AM]

11/29/2006 3:10 PM

It's been about a month and I was wondering where we stand with this, or did I miss something?

11/30/2006 12:27 PM

Yeah...I have return-ed and I REALLY wanna see this one get off the ground.

12/03/2006 8:17 PM

Well, seeing as how winter break is right around the corner and I can't promise my connectivity during such (and others really should be with their families as well), I'd kinda like to wait until I get back from winter break to start. Jan 17th or so. I'll try to write some scriptwork over break or something, and we can progress from there.

I'd most like scenario one (refer to earlier post for reference). The Hunt just gives the greatest leeway for things. So while we're on break, we can go ahead and discuss character preliminaries here before we set things up in the actual roleplay forum. Go ahead and put forth character ideas and I'll get back to you as I can.

12/04/2006 6:31 AM

That works. Plus, now we have a most probable storyline, so it will be easier to put some real effort into a character.

12/08/2006 7:21 AM

I'll post a rough character sheet in a little bit...

12/10/2006 12:12 PM

Can i join, i've just started re reading them as my memory is shocking, but i'd really enjoy an rp version of WoT

12/11/2006 8:58 AM

Can i join, i've just started re reading them as my memory is shocking, but i'd really enjoy an rp version of WoT

Sure. I'd like at least three, if not four people for the RP anyhow.

Just review the basic info for the hunt I described above and come up with a char sketch.

12/13/2006 11:50 AM

I am actually still interested in this. I have not been checking the RPGC because I have had no real reason to, (I joined the forum to rp and the threads I posted in dried up) but for some reason I checked today, and I would still like to participate.

12/14/2006 12:01 PM

All right! I was hoping you'd still be available. :D

Again, like everyone else, just get a char up here and we'll try to kick this thing off when I get back from winter break next month.

01/27/2007 7:20 PM

O-o is this dead now?

01/29/2007 10:38 AM

Er....sorry, methinks it will have to. I didn't realize just how busy I would be this semester. I really don't have the time to devote to running an RP. So, I'll have to appologize to those who were looking forward to this.

*kills the RP idea with a catfish*

01/29/2007 6:10 PM

awwwwww. ~_~;

01/30/2007 9:34 AM

If it's alright with TK, in a month or so *hopefully* if I don't at least have the laptop I want to get I'll have my computer, so I might be able to run with the idea. I wouldn't hurt to have people come in later in the story anyway when things slow down for you.

01/30/2007 3:45 PM

That would work for me.

Plus, next semester, I'm changing jobs, so I'll only be working 10 hours a week instead of 20. That'll make a big difference.

01/30/2007 5:03 PM

Yay!!! I'll get to be a Warder after all!

01/31/2007 11:02 AM

Woo, not completely dead after all!

err, did we ever decide which scenario we'd be using?

01/31/2007 3:17 PM

err, did we ever decide which scenario we'd be using?

I do believe the the first was choosen.

[Posted By teutonicknight on 01.30.2007 3:45 PM]

That would work for me.

I'll start working on where how exactly to go about it then. I still need to touch up a character. I usually let someone else set the format, but I should be alright. It will be seen when ready.

02/16/2007 3:08 PM

Still have room for another player? I might be a tad rusty, been away for a [i]looong[/i] while but I am a big fan of wheel of time and ready to dive back into the RPs...


03/04/2007 5:37 AM

I had kept trying to reply to say that it would be great for you to join and that this saturday we would probably be able to get started because we found an apartment in Norfolk, but the computer I was using kept restarting. I think I know why.

It was early and I wasn't thinking that since joining my squadron I've found out that I won't be here for three of the next five months while we prepare for deployment. There will be two separate months that I'll be on the ship and one month that I'm in Falon Nevada. Some undetermined time after the second trip onto the ship I will begin at least a six month deployment. While the ship provides internet, I wouldn't have nearly enough time to participate, let alone run a thread. I guess this has to go back to Tk if he'll have time and I'll have to wait for the next one.

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