An Aside | Tar Valon Looks Like a Vagina. Coincidence? By Aidan Moher December 6th, 201114 Responses Jordan was known for his careful attention to detail, tackling gender roles and writing strong female characters in his novels. The island home of the Aes Sedai (ostensibly, female wizards) looks like a vagina. Coincidence? Responses neth December 6, 2011 at 12:03 pm hmmm….I have no idea what to think on this one. But I’m looking forward to seeing what sort of comments you get. Link Aerik December 6, 2011 at 12:32 pm Absolutely not a coincidence. Jordan thought through all of this stuff, and there’s actually tons of hidden symbolism in the maps. http://13depository.blogspot.com/2009/04/eye-of-world-read-through-3.html Link Rob B December 6, 2011 at 12:33 pm Wow…just wow. This certainly isn’t your typical post, Aidan. Link aidan December 6, 2011 at 12:35 pm I’ll take that as a compliment, Rob! Link Doug M. December 6, 2011 at 1:38 pm Where’s the little man in a canoe? Link aidan December 6, 2011 at 1:42 pm He’s floating around in the North Harbour, Doug. Link Jamie M December 6, 2011 at 3:04 pm A vagina with a spider escaping from it… Link Bibliotropic December 6, 2011 at 4:54 pm Ha, that’s awesome! Link jem December 7, 2011 at 8:35 am Don’t forget the tall, pale shaft directly in the center of it. ಠ_ಠ Link Cursed Armada December 7, 2011 at 12:07 pm If i giggled what does that say about me??? Link FantasyNibbles December 8, 2011 at 4:58 am ha, thank you, I needed a chuckle Link Squeaks December 8, 2011 at 2:22 pm hmm, that’ll explain why I couldn’t find my way around the map. Link Walpurgis117 December 8, 2011 at 3:43 pm To be fair, most islands in the middle of rivers are shaped like that: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_vfzLcvK_Wlo/TUWHO6DbmRI/AAAAAAAAAMI/fuNbDGFiwcQ/s400/st.louis.jpg Link Darren December 13, 2011 at 12:17 pm I hear good things happen to those who are able to navigate their way around Link Leave a Response Name Email Website Cancel reply Subscribe to these comments?