Originally Posted by Nic
Yeah, I really liked these up until about book 6. Then, just like everyone else says, Jordan forgot to have anything happen at all that advances the plot. The Sword of Truth novels seem to be having the same problem. Come on, stop milking it for the money and get on with it.
George R. R. Martin is the ...., though. But he's only on book, what, book 4 now. He has a long way to possibly fall into the same trap as WoT and SoT.
That really did bug me the first time around, but after a re-read, without flipping each chapter saying "Maybe THIS will be the chapter that Rand finally kicks some goddamn ass", I was able to get way more into it.