Am I the only one who thinks like this.............

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oldordie

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I recently reread several of the novels which include characters and events from the DT series. Then I reread all the DT series. I took the ending of book VII to be telling us that
Roland is doomed to keep repeating his life until he gets it right.

As Roland is climbing the tower steps and looking into the rooms, he only faces a few of his cold choices for action. All through the series, Roland is often faced with a situation and KNOWS what is going to happen. I think he subconsciously remembers his life each time he is reborn.

Because of what I believed the end of the DT speaks of reincarnation, I think The Wind Through The Keyhole should be book VIII. Ka is a wheel. Roland possibly makes the time to help Tim because he is learning to be more caring and expressive. Roland’s biggest fault was his lack of imagination. By telling Tim the story, he expresses a little more creativeness and warmth of character than he does in the DT series. Besides the whole point seems to me is that it is the reading of the story that is gold, the ending only a sad dream.

The entire time I was reading the DT series, I kept thinking about a poem by Edgar Allen Poe called Eldorado.

Gaily benight a gallant knight
In sunshine and shadow
Had journeyed long
Singing a song
In search of Eldorado
But he grew old
This knight so bold
And over his heart a shadow
For fell as he found
No spot of ground
That looked like Eldorado
And as his strength
Failed him at length
He met a pilgrim shadow
Shadow said he
Where can it be
This land of Eldorado
Over the mountains of the moon
Down the valley of the shadow
Ride, boldly ride,
The shade replied
If you seek for Eldorado

Give me more DT books. Don't worry about where they go in the series. Read them as they were written.
 
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