If you only got time to read one book, I would recommend Peter F Hamilton's Pandora's Star/Judas Unchained, it has a lot of the ideas/technology/widgets
This isn't a debate, this is a soap box.
Take a deep breath and listen to yourself.
I haven't read WOT so i cant contribute anything meaningful on weather Brent Weeks took entire elements without adding to them but i would like to say
I'm sure she won't find any more problems after my first pass correcting stuff. Really. She wouldn't send back the manuscript for...uh...
I have not been waving away anything as you have continually failed to show any concrete examples of the damsel being used that way. If you look at history,