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Discuss the Folklore & Mythology of the series

  1. :radioactive: Sticky Thread Sticky: Town Commons Spoiler Requirements

    Town Commons is a forum for general discussion about the folklore and mythology surrounding the world of the Dark Tower. Due to the length of time...

    Started by Aaron, 05-06-2007 08:35 PM
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  1. The Gunslinger's Guns - General Discussion

    What kind of guns are his guns based on? Anyone have any info on them?

    Started by koz, 09-06-2008 08:55 PM
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  2. The Purple Blade of Grass

    This is something that is mentioned in The Gunslinger and The Wastelands (if I remember correctly) but after that, we never hear about it again. Any...

    Started by Wuducynn, 04-07-2008 08:11 AM
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  3. :radioactive: The nature of the Rose *hard spoilers*

    *Big Spoilers all around* *Big Spoilers all around* *Big Spoilers all around* I am rereading WoC these days and the more I read about the...

    Started by Letti, 02-20-2008 11:35 AM
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  4. :radioactive: Keystone World *DT7 spoilers*

    What is the Keystone World, and why is it significant? There's a passing comment that is bothersome to me in DT VII, "this is the only world which...

    Started by obscurejude, 03-27-2008 09:02 AM
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  5. Ok so we know Roland's world has moved on....

    When did it start to move on? How did they now it was moving on?

    Started by Allie, 01-06-2008 01:27 AM
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  6. :radioactive: Roland: Enemy Of The White And Gan? *Spoilers for the whole series*

    Okay, this one can go alot of different directions so rather than explain myself I'm just gonna' see where it goes for now based solely on the thread...

    Started by Brice, 03-01-2008 01:07 PM
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    10-11-2012 05:13 PM Go to last post
  7. Poll Poll: Ka

    Do you believe in it?

    Started by Letti, 05-17-2007 02:54 PM
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  8. Author of existence *probable spoilers*

    I notice that a lot of people are shy of religious discussion. I guess that is because some people can't talk about what they believe without trying...

    Started by pathoftheturtle, 11-11-2011 09:25 AM
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  9. Doors Between Worlds

    What causes the doors? Roland makes a guess that -- I think that ka definitely exists within the books, and that DT III makes that most...

    Started by pathoftheturtle, 01-11-2010 08:57 AM
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    09-22-2011 04:40 AM Go to last post
  10. Gan=God? (Not a religious discussion) **Spoilers**

    I was thinking about how Walter says the "top of the tower is empty", meaning there is no god. But, then I wonder about Callahan especially when he...

    Started by razz, 11-14-2008 02:09 PM
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  11. ka=Gan? **Spoilers, entire series**

    I'd like to have a thread for discussion of the nature of ka, and how Gan might be related to it. For example, are those actually two names for the...

    Started by pathoftheturtle, 09-19-2009 08:58 AM
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  12. Poll Poll: There are others worlds than these.

    Do you believe in multiple universes? Don't hide the details of your views.

    Started by Letti, 08-20-2007 02:00 PM
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  13. Gunslingers - discussion of their roles, social positions and functions

    We know a little about what they did, but this is speculation on how their jobs were part of keeping the white on top in All World.

    Started by Matt, 05-11-2007 07:28 AM
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  14. Poll Poll: The Clearing?

    When they use the phrase, "the clearing at the end of the path", what do you think of, how do you imagine that? Heaven? paradise? A clearing with a...

    Started by razz, 10-04-2008 05:34 PM
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  15. High Speech... what is it?

    Roland speaks our English very well. But he but can only make out parts of written English. A lot of his words (ka, khef, char, dan-tete, can-toi)...

    Started by Unfound One, 04-05-2008 03:39 PM
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  16. The 12 Guardians of the Beams

    I've always liked the theme of the Guardians SK wove into the story, and have been wondering about the nature of them. We only really get a good...

    Started by ZoNeSeeK, 06-06-2007 09:10 PM
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  17. :radioactive: Time differences between worlds/levels of the Tower *spoilers*

    I know in Roland's world the time is crazy but... how many years do you think have passed between the desert and the Tower in Roland's life? 1? 5?...

    Started by Letti, 12-28-2007 12:06 AM
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  18. the beams: Are they alive **Spoilers**

    I was reading The thread about the Kammen, and Kirin's comment about the beams and their creators. And then I wondered if the beams were alive....

    Started by razz, 09-30-2008 06:16 PM
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  19. White and Crimson

    Here I would like to talk about the meaning of the colours in the series. It's quite clear why White can symbolise the Good but I can't really put...

    Started by Letti, 07-04-2008 12:58 AM
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  20. Mid-World Military Structure

    The new information coming from the comic books is really interesting. I always knew that Gilead had to have a "head" of some kind but passed...

    Started by Matt, 05-11-2007 07:19 AM
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    06-30-2008 10:22 PM Go to last post

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