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What Are The 3–Now 4–“Unanswered Questions” from The Wheel of Time?

In 2013, The Wheel of Time concluded with the publication of the final volume, A Memory of Light, written by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. Jordan’s world is detailed and expansive, so it was inevitable that there simply wouldn’t be room within the narrative to answer every question raised within the series.

[Spoilers ahead for the very end of The Wheel of Time!]

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9 Canonical Star Wars Books for Every Fandom Need

There’s only a month until the release of Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker, but maybe that’s still not soon enough? If you’re already jonesing for more Star Wars, there’s always The Mandaloriancurrently in the midst of its first season—but there are plenty of other adventures waiting in a galaxy far far away. Here’s a shortlist of our favorite Star Wars novels, with something for every type of fan!

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Tor Books Will Publish Moon Fall, a New Fantasy Series by James Rollins

Last week, Tor Books announced the acquisition of Moon Fall, a brand-new fantasy series from James Rollins, best known for his best-selling works in the thriller genre. According to a press release, the series has been in the works for eight years and combines the author’s “fascination with the natural world, his love of adventure, and his knowledge of the wonders found at the evolutionary fringes of scientific exploration.”

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Rosa Salazar, Catherine Keener, and More to Star in a Netflix Adaptation of Todd Grimson’s Brand New Cherry Flavor

Todd Grimson’s Brand New Cherry Flavor is going to be a Netflix show! Deadline has reported that the cult horror noir will be an eight-episode series starring Rosa Salazar (Alita: Battle Angel), Catherine Kenner (Get Out), Manny Jacinto (The Good Place), Eric Lange (Unbelievable), and Jeff Ward (Marvel’s Agents of Shield).

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New Details and Trailers Out for Star Trek‘s Animated “Short Treks”

Before the end of 2019, Star Trek will boldly do something it has never done in the 21st century before: Tell stand-alone stories in an animated format. It’s been known for a while that the final two Short Treks of 2019 would be animated, but we didn’t know what they’ d be about, or how they would even look…until now!

At the very end of the latest Short Treks — “Ask Not” — a brief teaser introduced images from the upcoming episodes “Ephraim and Dot” and  “The Girl Who Made the Stars”; both set to air on CBS All-Access on December 12. Here’s what we now know about these two stories.

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Tor Books to Republish John M. Ford’s Novels, Including Two Volumes of Unpublished Work

John M. Ford’s The Dragon Waiting is coming back into print from Tor Books in early fall 2020, to be followed by the author’s novels, along with two volumes of previously unpublished material.

The announcement came as the culmination of an 18-month investigation by writer Isaac Butler, who documented the winding path it took to bring the author back into print in a longform article on Slate. Beginning his investigation in 2018, when only four of Ford’s books were still in print, Butler reached out to the author’s family, whom he put in contact with editors at Tor.

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The New Star Trek TV Shows Are Hiring Paid Interns for the Job of a Lifetime

Ever wanted to work on a Star Trek TV show?

(Okay, all of you raised your hands immediately. Should have seen that coming.)

In Star Trek: Discovery, Sylvia Tilly works super-hard to get herself into the Command Training Program, which eventually will set her up on the road to becoming a starship captain. Now, CBS and the Star Trek franchise are bringing that concept into the real world, by announcing the Command Training Program: a paid internship program.

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Henry Cavill Cast Roach Himself, Plus Other New Details About Netflix’s The Witcher

When Netflix dropped the official trailer for The Witcher on Halloween, they packed quite a bit of stuff into those two minutes of footage. From close-ups on a certain pair of violet eyes, to mysterious brooches, to the unassuming backside of an important side-character, there were a lot of Easter Eggs and pieces of lore that might have slipped on by.

Luckily, the folks behind The Witcher TV series itself are here to walk you through the whole thing! Watch showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and executive producer Tomasz “Tomek” Bagiński break down the details from the trailer.

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It Looks Like The Wheel of Time Writers Are Already Working on Season 2

It seems like only yesterday that Amazon’s The Wheel of Time adaptation had its first table-read, and now it looks like season 2 is already in the works. On Wednesday, showrunner Rafe Judkins tweeted a photo of a writers’ room, captioning it, “Starting the S2 writers’ room on Wheel of Time and the Czech builders didn’t fully grasp how many whiteboards are needed to break an entire season of television. Ha.”

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Sci-Fi and Fantasy Cookbooks Fans Would Like to See

You’re enjoying a lush door-stopper fantasy series and all the lavish descriptions therein, and then there’s a banquet scene, and all of a sudden you’re overcome with a huge craving for Stewed Salamander or Roast Phoenix, only to discover that such a thing does not exist.

Luckily, you’re not alone. Over the weekend, Reddit user u/vannybros alerted fans to the existence of The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook and asked what other fantasy cookbooks they’d like to see.—and the response was overwhelming! It seems like there’s a great hankering among us for lembas bread, oat farls, scone of stone, Otik’s Spiced Fried Potatoes, and, yes, even Luke’s blue milk.

Here are our favorite suggestions from the thread, including cookbooks that actually exist, recipes from fans, and fantasy cookbooks that are (thus far) just wishful thinking.

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