This post contains book-destroying SPOILERS for A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson. The non-spoiler post is here.
Always going to be unsatisfying: the Seanchan. Artur Hawkwing better have bent Tuon’s ear about slavery being wrong; yes, I know he didn’t like the Aes Sedai but surely being a Hero of the Horn gives one perspective.
Should’ve been concluded far earlier: Fain.
Deaths: I didn’t like that the deaths only occurred in romantic pairs. Galad and Lan really should have died too, for instance.
Logistics: no Two Rivers reunion, is the big one.
Very ending: act better, girls! And if someone didn’t fucking tell Tam immediately after the funeral . . . Also, I think the emotional weight of it tipped too far into “uncomplicatedly happy” on Rand’s part, which, I understand that he’d feel relieved, but considering that he’s letting his father think he’s dead, and also generally fresh out of years of intense stress, well, I’d expect a more complex emotional reaction.
Sniffling: EGWENE!!! And the wolves coming to the Hunt, unexpectedly.
That’s about all I remember now. Except that I still don’t understand the point of that novel-length chapter, especially since the books hadn’t been one-POV-per-chapter in a long long time.