Amazon Prime’s Flawed, Yet Enjoyable, Bid for the Fantasy Market

Rosamund Pike as Moraine in The Wheel of Time. (Amazon)
The Wheel of Time has the potential to be great, but for now, good enough will have to do.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A seeming home-run ball clips the top of the fence and drops back into play. A wide receiver makes an acrobatic catch on what would be the game-winning throw, only to be tackled at the one-yard line. Amazon adapts The Wheel of Time. In each case, something done well is not done quite well enough, and you’re left wanting more.

The Wheel of Time, which began airing on Prime Video in late November, is adapted from the mega-popular book series of the same name, written by Robert Jordan and finished by Brandon Sanderson after Jordan’s untimely death in 2007. The series

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