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James Rigney aka Robert Jordan RIP posted 17 September 2007 in Off-Topic DiscussionJames Rigney aka Robert Jordan RIP by Mysterious, Commoner

From Robert Jordan's Official Blog on Dragonmount:

Sometimes even when you’ve fought your best….
Posted by Wilson on September 16th, 2007 in the Robert Jordan's Blog category
It is with great sadness that I tell you that the Dragon is gone. RJ left us today at 2:45 PM. He fought a valiant fight against this most horrid disease. In the end, he left peacefully and in no pain. In the years he had fought this, he taught me much about living and about facing death. He never waivered in his faith, nor questioned our God’s timing. I could not possibly be more proud of anyone. I am eternally grateful for the time that I had with him on this earth and look forward to our reunion, though as I told him this afternoon, not yet. I love you bubba.

Our beloved Harriet was at his side through the entire fight and to the end. The last words from his mouth were to tell her that he loved her.

Thank each and everyone of you for your prayers and support through this ordeal. He knew you were there. Harriet reminded him today that she was very proud of the many lives he had touched through his work. We’ve all felt the love that you’ve been sending my brother/cousin. Please keep it coming as our Harriet could use the support.

Jason will be posting funeral arrangements.

My sincerest thanks.

Peace and Light be with each of you,

Wilson
Brother/Cousin
4th of 3


Personally RIP Mr. Rigney if it wasn't for him I would never have been 'hooked' on fantasy and I would never have had my eyes opened to the wonderful world of the Wheel of Time and Prince of Nothing Series.


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James Rigney aka Robert Jordan RIP posted 17 September 2007 in Off-Topic DiscussionJames Rigney aka Robert Jordan RIP by Entropic_existence, Moderator

Just came across this today, very sad. view post


James Rigney aka Robert Jordan RIP posted 17 September 2007 in Off-Topic DiscussionJames Rigney aka Robert Jordan RIP by Harrol, Moderator

It made me very sad. He will be missed. view post


James Rigney aka Robert Jordan RIP posted 18 September 2007 in Off-Topic DiscussionJames Rigney aka Robert Jordan RIP by Shell, Peralogue

This is sad.

I am three books behind in the WoT series as is...

Does anyone know if the series will be finished ala Christopher Tolkien? How old was RJ and what was the "horrid disease"?

I hope this will encourage GRRM to write faster as he is not so young either anymore... view post


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