Originally Posted by TheReverend
This... it's practically the quintessential series that defines the genre. Kinda amazed at all the negativity up in this b****. I understand it's so ****ing long that it's intimidating but... this is a little excessive.
I've read so much fantasy that is vastly superior that the idea that it "defines the genre" just causes me to laugh. I mean if you like it cool, but it doesn't define anything other than the quintessential overly long fantasy series.