New series 'Infinity of Heaven'

Brian G Turner

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I can't see many people pleased if the story is vindicated - as pointed out in the comments, there's no attributed source, but I'm sure those complaining about lack of closure in Wheel of Time will not be amused to see attention turned elsewhere.
 

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Oh I completely brianagree, I m'm working now to confirm this more to my liking. Which is why I linked the original site others are attributing it to, and not my own site:)
 

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Actually, he's been planing it for quite some time now. He's hinted at it in some interviews. Guess it's just officiall now.
 

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It sounds great to me. Though I feel sorry as hell for those who have followed his frustrating series.
 

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I'm personally hoping this series ends at somewhere between 3-5 books ....... I'm not sure I want another Jordan saga spanning the next few decades :)
 

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Ok, guess I was unclear. He IS going to finish WoT first. Jordan spent some 15 years planing WoT before he actually got to the writing. He wrote other books while he did that.
Same story here.

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Robert Jordan's next fantasy series, entitlted INFINITY OF HEAVEN, will (as of right now) be 6 books long. He will finish THE WHEEL OF TIME before focusing on this new world.

Dragonmount was able to talk to Robert Jordan and get some preliminary info:

DRAGONMOUNT: Is this the "Shipwrecked" series you've been referring to for a while?

RJ: Yes, this is the "Shipwrecked" series, although what I originally thought of as the first volume actually turned out to be the second.

DM: Will you write this before or after you finish the WoT prequels?

RJ: Infinity of Heaven almost certainly will be written before the prequels, though I might do them between the Infinity books.

You know, the reception of New Spring: the Novel surprised me. Some people were upset or even angry that I wasn't getting on with the main story. I even heard people say there was no reason to read the novel if you had read the novella. (That, by the way, is very wrong. There is stuff in that novel that won't ever be anywhere else, including the test for Aes Sedai and the reasons why certain people have the relationships they do in the books among other things.) Anyway, given the reactions of so many people, I decided to shelve the other two prequels for a while.


DM: Any clues to what the title of the series means?

RJ: RAFO. Heh-heh. You didn't think I was going to abandon that, did you?


DM: How many books will there be in this series? (I mean... REALLY...how many? heh heh)

RJ: The plan is for two sets of three books each, much more tightly focused. In many ways, The Wheel of Time is a story of nations and cultures undergoing change as much as it is a story of Rand or Mat or anyone else. I still intend to take you to a very different world -- in some ways MUCH more different than the world of WoT -- but I won't have quite so many story lines running.

Yes, I think it's pretty exciting, too. This thing has been bubbling around in the back of my head since about 91 or 92, so it has had a good long gestation. And more to come, since I haven't finished Wheel yet, and I'm certainly not going to do any work on Infinity until I do.
 

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