Watch: Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series in 5 minutes

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Aug 8, 2017, 5:30 PM EDT

Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time series is really great … and really long. It's so long, he didn't even live to finish it. Jordan died between Books 11 and 12, leaving Brandon Sanderson to complete the final book … which he released as three separate volumes.

So anyway, clocking in at 14 books and one prequel, the …

Wait, what's that you say? What the heck is The Wheel of Time series? Hoo boy, are you in for a treat! Here's the entire-ish fantastical story summarized in five minutes … not long at all!