I'm almost finished reading the final novel and going to finish it on the 19th

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So, what did you think? Or are you still suffering from mindblownitis? :D
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I finished the book on the 19/01/2019 and I regret to inform you all that no magical doors appeared nor was I pulled into an alternate dimension:(.

I will be candid and say that I did not consider the ending as satisfying at all... I feel like Stephen was in a hurry to finish the saga and decided to wrap it up as quickly as possible. I'm sorry to say this but I must agree that Stephen King is very lazy and I know that he could have written a much better ending. He left a lot of plot holes in this saga which can't be explained. I forgave the deaths of his ka-tet but the ending made me angry. Well maybe not angry but I am feeling disappointed. I kind of want to scrub away the last three books and force Stephen to rewrite them.:ohnoes::hopelessness: I suppose to that it is my fault as much as it is his for demanding too much. I don't know if Stephen will read this post and I'm aware that he is a fictional character but Roland deserved better than that endless time loop...
Stephen King is still one of my favourite writers and maybe one day I will reread the last book more carefully and maybe I will read it a bit differently.
 
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WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD***WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD***WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD***
DO NOT READ IF YOU HAVE NOT FINISHED THE SAGA***


YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED

I finished the book on the 19/01/2019 and I regret to inform you all that no magical doors appeared nor was I pulled into an alternate dimension:(.

I will be candid and say that I did not consider the ending as satisfying at all... I feel like Stephen was in a hurry to finish the saga and decided to wrap it up as quickly as possible. I'm sorry to say this but I must agree that Stephen King is very lazy and I know that he could have written a much better ending. He left a lot of plot holes in this saga which can't be explained. I forgave the deaths of his ka-tet but the ending made me angry. Well maybe not angry but I am feeling disappointed. I kind of want to scrub away the last three books and force Stephen to rewrite them.:ohnoes::hopelessness: I suppose to that it is my fault as much as it is his for demanding too much. I don't know if Stephen will read this post and I'm aware that he is a fictional character but Roland deserved better than that endless time loop...
Stephen King is still one of my favourite writers and maybe one day I will reread the last book more carefully and maybe I will read it a bit differently.
I am sorry you were left with those feelings after reading the books/ taking the journey.
SK has always been an "open ended" author. Loopholes and plots to be filled in are part of this journey, and many other works. Also, those loopholes and incomplete plots add to the "next" journey/ the next level of the Tower.

Those familiar with his works, know well his / our favorite characters are often delegated to a death. Are you familiar with the term - foreshadowing? be a warning or indication of (a future event).
Ka is a wheel--- example of foreshadowing. The seed was planted within the books.

Any book/ journey that can evoke a feeling, whether happy or sad/ pleased or angry has succeeded in investing the reader. You were drawn into his Ka-Tet.
Mayhap, at some point in your future, you will take the journey again. See it in a different light. It does happen to many.
Thank you for sharing your thoughts.
 
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