Maps Of Wheel Of Time

One of the most difficult tasks that a person should undertake when it comes to learning about the Wheel of Time is mastering the use of a detailed Maps of Wheel of Time. This task is made more difficult due to the fact that, unlike a normal map, a detailed map of the Wheel of Time is actually impossible to create. In actuality, there are two different kinds of Maps of the Wheel of Time: the “daublet” map of time, and the “tear-wheat” map of time. These two maps are not simply the same as some kind of meaningless mish mash, however.

The “daublet” map of the Wheel of Time actually represents an interpretation of the events which occur in the “real world” on a global scale. It is a map of time which distils all of the major events which occur on earth. It usually begins with the creation of the world, and covers all the subsequent evolution as it pertains to that world. It also includes the rise and falls of various cultures, civilizations, and nations across the globe. It briefly covers the Ice and Collapse, the rise and fall of the Jedi Order, and the rise and fall of the Dark Ages as well. All of these events and many more are represented on a detailed map of the Wheel of Time.

Nerdovore: Wheel of Time Maps
Nerdovore: Wheel of Time Maps

The “tear-wheat” map of the Wheel of Time, meanwhile, is a much more detailed map of its own. The tear-wheat map of the Wheel of Time is the product of the mind of Robert Jordan. He was such a fan of the Wheel of Time that he wrote several books based on the characters he created in his own world. In fact, some of the most beloved of his tales, such as The Wheel of Time, are actually derived from his mental maps of the characters he designed. The map of the Wheel of Time, then, actually serves as a map of Robert Jordan’s imaginative world.

Nerdovore: Wheel of Time Maps
Nerdovore: Wheel of Time Maps

While both maps are great for visualizing the flow of time and the different paths which the characters may take throughout the tale, the Wheel of Time is clearly more informative. That is because it provides much more detail. The map of the Wheel of Time accurately represents the positions of all the major events in the story. It shows how the entire story, or at least most of it, unfolded in the “real world” of Tolkien’s imagination. This is important for two reasons.

Wheel Of Time - Westland map by joystikX on DeviantArt
Wheel Of Time – Westland map by joystikX on DeviantArt

First, it allows readers to imagine how all of the major events in the story may have actually occurred. Just think about it. If a plotline develops and moves toward a certain point in the story, but the time world map doesn’t show that point as being in existence at the exact time the plotline is developed, readers might be led to believe that something like a tornado or a comet caused the change. If they were correct, readers might feel that they missed out on something essential to understanding the story.

In the same way, the Wheel of Time map can help people mentally connect all the dots. Let’s say, for example, that the third book in the series happens to be about a war which takes place in Randland. By using the wheel and keeping track of how events changed over time, readers will be able to guess how and when Randland was conquered by the High Valar and why, exactly. As in our own world, the wheel and its various maps are powerful tools. In fact, they are so powerful that scholars believe them to be keys to understanding the entirety of our past and predicting our future.

The second reason why a person should purchase a Robert Jordan book is simply because they will be getting an original hand written copy with a valuable introduction by its author. These days, hard copy books are rare and valuable. This means that every effort to produce a modern day Wheel of Time map from an original hand written manuscript is very important. Not only will you have an exciting introduction to the series, but you can also rest assured that your map came from the original text and not an photocopier or laptop.

wheel Of time Map - Members Gallery - Dragonmount.com
wheel Of time Map – Members Gallery – Dragonmount.com

Finally, consider the size of the map. While it may seem trivial to some, a Wheel of Time map is often large enough to cover all of the major places in the entire world, even including areas that have been forgotten or left behind in other countries. This is very important for people who are constantly traveling. With a Wheel of Time map, you will never be lost in the confusing mess that modern technology can make of a country’s history and future.

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