Critic Consensus: The Wheel of Time's revolutions can be a bit creaky as it tries to stand out from other fantasy series, but it succeeds admirably in making Robert Jordan's epic approachable for the uninitiated.
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While the adaptation isn't a carbon copy of the books, it works well as a complement.
You are... left with the uneasy, then sinking, feeling that "Wheel" - as sumptuous a production as this is - has been done before and better. A couple of times, at least.
It's genuinely baffling how perfunctory the storytelling feels in The Wheel of Time.
It does manage to tell its story in a way that's compelling, unique and, frequently, surprising, full of narrative twists and character turns that even the most jaded fantasy reader might not see coming.
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