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  • asmodean-deserved-better
    25.05.2022 - 22 hours ago

    Logain for character bingo? 👀

    Logain's storyline is one of the most intriguing in the whole series, but we barely see any of it, almost none from his own POV. And like. A male channeler and a False Dragon brought low but still given a second chance? Coming in to heal a broken and neglected society of channelers being overtaken by the Shadow? Yeah, I would read a fully fleshed out multi book arc about that, unfolding parallel to Egwene's rise to power.

    And yet, RJ gave him so little screen time even though Black Tower stuff was happening at the same time as some of the most boring storylines. So yeah, I'll say it: the slog wouldn't have been so sloggy if it had more Logain and less Perrin in it.

    *Logain did one thing wrong

    #i have a lot of hope for the tv show in this in particular #please give logain the screen time he deserves #logain ablar #wheel of time #wot book spoilers #ask game#answered
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  • incorrectwot
    09.05.2022 - 2 weeks ago

    Siuan, sarcastically: Well done, did you want a hug?

    Logain: I’ve never gotten one of those before

    Leane: ...This got really sad really fast

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  • xillionart
    07.05.2022 - 2 weeks ago

    Lightfriend!Taim / Darkfriend!Logain 👀 👀 👀 👀 👀

    (Idk why they look so blurry. maybe some anti-spy weaves blur my camera

    #Wheel of Time #logain ablar#mazrim taim #logain x taim #wot book spoilers #OOC? What OOC? 🤪 #xillionart
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  • incorrectwot
    01.05.2022 - 3 weeks ago

    Rand: I'm sorry I accused you of arson.

    Logain: Well, I was the obvious suspect.

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  • xillionart
    22.04.2022 - 1 mont ago

    (Im)balance

    #wheel of time #logain ablar#mazrim taim #logain x taim #unreasonably attractive fandom #xillionart
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  • asha-mage
    17.04.2022 - 1 mont ago

    Yet MORE Wheel of Time textposts

    #Wheel Of Time #WoT #Wheel of time on Prime #moiraine sedai#WoT Meme #Wheel of Time Meme #wot #The Dark One #Matrim Cauthon#logain ablar#nynaeve al'meara#Siuan Sanche#moiraine damodred #a hearty fuck you to amazon for making it much harder to get screen caps for the making of memes #but that aint gonna stop me
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  • xillionart
    11.04.2022 - 1 mont ago

    It's this time of the year again hum

    Sorry Androl and thanks Leane and Faile for the (shippy) inspirations, I'm in for Taim's Saldaean jealousy and Logain "Hear-More-Promises-Than-You-Meant-To-Offer" Ablar 🤪 

    #Wheel of Time #logain ablar#mazrim taim #logain x taim #xillionart #Unreasonably attractive fandom
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  • usernamesuggestionsarefunny
    11.04.2022 - 1 mont ago

    Wow, that Logain scene where he implies (not without reason) that the accepted fear he will find a knife is quite depressing. And the way he "soothes" them by saying it is for himself.

    I hope they do something similar in the show, it is a short and simple way of demonstrating to the audience the effects of being gentled.

    #logain ablar #the wheel of time #the great hunt #chapter 24 #wot book spoilers
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  • yevrosima-the-third
    31.03.2022 - 1 mont ago

    Logain not Turning to the shadow even after Taim tries to Turn him 12 times (admittedly, he was using male channelers) bc his willpower is just that strong and his dedication to the Light that great... Much to think about

    #Ik he's problematic #I knooow #but. but but but but. #🥺 #wot book spoilers #wheel of time book spoilers #wot#logain ablar
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  • incorrectwot
    26.03.2022 - 1 mont ago

    Logain: When someone points at your black clothes and asks whose funeral it is, having a look around the room and saying 'Haven’t decided yet' is typically a good response.

    #wheel of time #incorrect quotes#robert jordan#wot #the wheel of time #logain ablar
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  • witchytrina
    23.03.2022 - 2 monts ago
    Have you forgotten your training?
    #Siuan Sanche#Logain Ablar#Rand Al'Thor#Moiraine Damodred #The Wheel of Time #WoT on Prime #WoTedit#wheeloftimeedit #made by me #this was requested on twitter and i love it!
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  • xillionart
    20.03.2022 - 2 monts ago

    Asmodean at the Black Tower!!! 😭😭😭

    Master Natael would single-handedly save the Black Tower storyline by just... being there. Be the bridge among the Dragoncube (Rand - Logain - Taim) so there won't be as much miscommunication as in the canon. Maybe talk Taim out of the whole deal with the shadow before it is too late. This is hands-down one of my favourite ~Patterns~, which is why I can never have it in the canon. Dang.

    (I like giving Asmodean more androgynous outfits so here you go, a specially tailored Black Tower uniform 😏)

    #wheel of time #asmodean#logain ablar#mazrim taim #unreasonably attractive fandom #wot book spoilers #xillionart
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  • adurna0
    12.03.2022 - 2 monts ago

    Logain and Taim (and Rand): Responses to Being a Saidin Channeler in the Third Age

    Aka that one essay I’ve been meaning to write for about 3 months [Whole book series & minor show spoilers]

    So I think we can all agree that being a saidin channeler during the time of the books is frankly a very traumatic experience during most of the timeframe and the backstory of the books (though it’s definitely changing / has in many ways changed by the end of them).

    For one thing, there’s the fact that saidin is tainted and you’re bound to succumb to a madness wrought on by the literal embodiment of all evil.

    For another, there’s the fact that your only chances to avoid this seems to be

    to get gentled by the Aes Sedai (and lose most/all of your will to live in the process) or

    to swear allegiance to the aforementioned embodiment of all evil (and become an expendable pawn in its pursuit of world annihilation).

    Needless to say, neither of these options are good.

    And lastly, as if that wasn’t enough, the whole world is aware that you’re basically an unreliable ticking time bomb, a person who’s doomed to become a monster and must be hunted, harassed and ratted out to the Aes Sedai as soon as possible.

    This post is less about the first two aspects of the Saidin Channeler™️ experience and more about that last one.

    And it’s in dealing with that that I think Logain and Taim are such great foils for one another. The world tells them they’re monsters. Unwanted. Doomed. Dangerous. Practically only good for death and destruction, unless they’re the Dragon Reborn and even then it’s still a lot of death and destruction. So what do you do when the world rejects you?

    Well Logain is... frankly kind of arrogant (don’t @ me, he’s one of my favorite characters). And I do think in this case it really works in his favor. You see, it takes a lot of arrogance to look at a world that tells you “you’re a worthless monster that needs to be put down” and go “no, actually, I think I can do great things”. And sure, his definition of “great” may not always fall within the definition of “good”, but it certainly always falls within the definition of “important”. Grand. Glorious even.

    Before we even meet him in the books he’s been stripped of all his titles and yet he’s built himself an army, won battles and started marching to Tear. He gets stopped by the Aes Sedai, but that’s... certainly not for a lack of ambition. His (perhaps misplaced) self-confidence takes a hit when he’s gentled, but let’s be honest, a man who wants to call himself by the name of a famous False Dragon of the past while on the run from the White Tower still doesn’t come across as particularly humble. In fact, that Logain continues to believe he can achieve something even after gentled is more or less what keeps him alive (even if that something is revenge).

    [And this is something I think the TV show takes and purposefully amplifies. Show!Logain manages to earn the allegiance of people through explicitly telling and showing them that someone who channels saidin is not only meant to destroy. That he himself can also help people, can lead them.]

    On the flip side, we have Taim. Now, Taim’s response to being declared a monster by the world is simply “then I’ll be that monster”.

    [And, you know, I keep forgetting just how young Taim is, because he’s apparently in his late 20s? This is a bit of a tangent to the whole post but, Rand judges him to be older but I’m fairly sure RJ stated Rand misjudged bc Taim was generally Not In A Good State. Now I do have some questions regarding just what he’s been doing in all the years since he started channeling, because apparently he also had the spark and had been channeling long enough to start slowing in aging but he only declared himself Dragon around the time the books begin, so he must have started in his early 20s at the latest. If anyone has any clue what on earth this man was doing for the better part of a decade please tell me.]

    Anyway to get back to the original point... Taim is defeated as a False Dragon. Embarassingly falls from his horse the moment the true Dragon declares himself. So when Demandred comes up and offers him a place amongst the Darkfriends? Taim just takes it. And why wouldn’t he? Since he only declared himself Dragon when he did, he must have spent years hiding his ability to channel. Most of his adult life, perhaps. What would he owe to a world that would just hunt him down if they knew what he was? He’s not the Dragon, he knows that now, so there goes that slim chance too.

    So he proceeds to do the most horrific things, just as the Shadow asks him too. He gives up his own men to have them become, well, whatever being Turned does to you honestly. He builds himself an army of these brainwashed channelers who’ve had every bit of them replaced by the Shadow’s corruption. Hell, he goes so far in his devotion to embodying the world’s worst fears that he even becomes the only person in the Third Age to achieve the title of Chosen. A twisted form of glory for him as well, I suppose.

    In the end I think that’s what Logain’s great character conflict boils down to in that one moment in AMOL. He skirts very close to taking the same path as Taim himself, to trying to achieve the world’s respect through power and fear. It’s an understandable lure, with all that people like him go through. But he takes a different path and finds that people, some people at least do respect him for his deeds. For what he’s achieved. Taim, on the other hand, well, he gets what any follower of the Shadow does, because the Shadow’s glory is only ever ephemeral and the inevitable fate of a monster is to be hunted down. Even if that monster makes himself strong enough that most people wouldn’t dare to hunt him, there’s always going to be someone who tries.

    The addendum here is Rand. Rand who also accepts he’s a monster and chooses to be a monster to himself. He takes all of that suffering upon himself so that others don’t have to. Rand who goes “I may be dangerous and doomed but I’ll make this world safe for those I love by my inevitable suffering”. He circumvents the Logain/Taim dichotomy entirely and perhaps that’s because the world fears him, yes, but also places a great deal of responsibility on him. So he accepts the pain, accepts that it’s just his lot in life and keeps a list of all his monstrous deeds to torture himself until he breaks.

    I’m frankly fascinated by the interplay of these 3 and the way they’re all shaped by this gift/curse they’ve been given. I think the contrast between Logain and Taim gets lost a bit in the fact that the Black Tower plot gets a bit sidelined for some time and we don’t really get much in the way of a Taim POV. Would have loved to get a better look inside that man’s head, that’s for sure. Really looking forward to seeing the two of them interpreted in the show, I think Logain’s portrayal has been very much in line with my read of him so far and I can only hope they give Taim an equally good treatment.

    #wheel of time #the wheel of time #unreasonably attractive fandom #logain ablar#mazrim taim #wheel of time spoilers #wot book spoilers #wheel of time book spoilers #wot show spoilers #wot on prime spoilers #wheel of time show spoilers #i never know the correct spoiler tags #i really do think (for me at least) Taim is better understood in comparison with Logain #we get so little info on him #but his role as a foil to Logain I think sheds light on his character #anyway I have been peer pressured into writing this #hope y’all like it #my meta
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  • jayciethings
    10.03.2022 - 2 monts ago

    Random post: young Sean Bean is how I picture Logain

    #logain ablar#wot spoilers #he could also play #sammael #what can i say #he's versatile
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  • xillionart
    06.03.2022 - 2 monts ago

    the berry wine & the traitor’s tree

    logain ablar & mazrim taim

    #wheel of time #mazrim taim#logain ablar #unreasonably attractive fandom #wot book spoilers #logain x taim #xillionart #tw: body horror
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  • incorrectwot
    16.02.2022 - 3 monts ago

    Rand: How the fuck do people just stay motivated their entire lives? What drives you? I got out of bed once and I’ve been exhausted ever since.

    Logain: You need to learn to hate life to the point where you want to get revenge on existence itself.

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  • xillionart
    15.02.2022 - 3 monts ago

    Drew my favorite scene from the wonderful Logain/Taim fic, Take the Devil in Me. (Changed some dialogues and scenes so the panels flow more naturally from page to page)

    The fic is incredibly funny and sad and beautiful and I'm easily running out of words and my art simply can't do it justice....For now I sobbed....

    #wheel of time #logain ablar#mazrim taim #Unreasonably attractive fandom #logain x taim #xillionart
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  • xillionart
    07.02.2022 - 3 monts ago
    "The Dragon Reborn"

    Or, what if the male voice that haunted Logain was Taim, from the history (book universe) that had come before?

    (Loooooong meta for the TV-verse undercut! 🙏)

    Whatever the Companion said, I believe Taim might have struck a deal with Demandred to survive, but he only willingly committed himself to the Shadow after being disappointed with Rand — or rather, with Lews Therin, who mistook Taim for Demandred which intensified Rand’s mistrust towards Taim.

    (The Dragon tried to do better with each new life, but there were times when he failed at the exact same place. His relationship Demandred/Taim, for example. And I love, love these failures, more so than any of his victories.)

    -

    Because I never have the best luck with fandom, I am 95% convinced the show would merge Taim into Logain’s storyline (hence Logain’s “expanded role”).

    I stan Taim hard, but I must admit there’s beauty to this change: the show!Forsaken who infiltrated into Salidar — whoever they are — will help Logain escape, Rand’s reluctance to act against the Aes Sedai (including show!Alanna, who participated in Logain’s gentling) will fuel Logain’s resentment, and Dumai’s Well will be the ultimate vengeance from show!Logain’s perspective against his gentling, against his destiny. He will revert to the Light eventually, that’s for sure, and I suspect it would be thanks to Nynaeve, who would Heal him and heal him. (I actually think the show will singlehandedly invent Logain→Nynaeve, but that’s another story.)

    Besides, merging the false dragons will testify how Logain could have walked down Taim’s path (and vice versa), had his fate been twisted differently.

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    That being said, to think that my problematic fave would never make it to the screen... Ugh!

    But then I looked at the sunny side and went like, hey, if we must merge them, why not merge them literally?

    What if the male voice that haunted Logain was Taim, from the history that had come before?

    Look, I am not saying this will happen in the show. I am saying this will make an excellent AU. The show named the female voice “Elusha Salid”. Whoever she was, show!Logain seemed to believe she was the Dragon Reborn from the past. So either possibility works...

    Elusha was the fake name of a Forsaken. The Forsaken had already had their eyes on Logain at this point, just like in my headcanon Ishamael once shielded Taim from the taint (without letting Taim know). In this case, the male voice probably belonged to another Forsaken. (Let’s disregard whether the Forsaken had been unsealed at this point for AU purpose)

    Elusha was Logain’s previous life — see Lews Therin & Rand. Of course, Elusha is not the real Dragon, so she could be a false dragon in history, determined to climb up to her glory in this new turning of the Wheel. That makes the male voice another false dragon.

    Either a Forsaken or a false dragon, Taim fits this role perfectly (I mean, he’s both). In this AU, having already experienced the future events in his past, Taim would act on a delicious fatalism, knowing how his facial similarities with Demandred (in my headcanon) had already sealed his fate even before he met the Lord Dragon. But at least this time, he would be free to choose. And Logain would be free to choose if Taim shakes away this fatalism.

    Maybe they would break it. Maybe they would make it. Everything is possible; it is another turning of the Wheel after all.

    #wheel of time #wot book spoilers #wot prime#rand al'thor#logain ablar#mazrim taim #lews therin telamon #xillionart #im so convinced taim will be merged into logain's story it hurts..... #it hurts........ #the canon will keep robbing me of any on-page logain-taim interactions #but #they are so similar with each other #plot- & motivation-wise #merging them will actually prove my interpretation has been on-spot all along #so look at the sunny side lexi!! 😭
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  • spectrum-color
    04.02.2022 - 3 monts ago

    Is it controversial to say Logain is a total dick? Because he is and I don’t know why so many people like him

    #wheel of time #wot#wot reread#logain ablar #I love egwene and can’t stand logain #I am full of hot takes #I will never forgive the whole gabrelle thing #really I don’t like the black tower plot much in general #except for mazrim taim being amusingly evil #I love show logain though #alvaro morte is great #wot book spoilers
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  • incorrectwot
    02.02.2022 - 3 monts ago

    Logain: My expectations are low, but they can always go lower.

    #wheel of time #incorrect quotes#robert jordan#wot #the wheel of time #logain ablar #the false dragon
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