How long is ISSTH? How many chapters are left? How long is it compared to epic western fantasy series? Check out some cool stats after the jump!
Chapter 326: I Haven’t Tried That Out Before! Translator: Deathblade Contributing Editors: Madam Deathblade, John Rogers, anonpuffs - Proofreaders: Lingson, MeeBoo and Yascob - Memes: MemeBoo - Meme Archives: Yascob
This is the third guaranteed chapter of the week!... . . .
So first of all, don't panic, but ISSTH currently has nearly 1,500 chapters and is ongoing. We are currently at around chapter 300 in the translation, which means the novel (as it stands so far) is 1/5 translated and CLOSING on 1/4. Put in those terms, it's not too bad, right? Based on this information I found, and assuming an average chapter length of 2100 words (English) and 1500 chapters, here are some interesting statistics:
Total Word Count Approximation Comparison:
Malazan, Book of the Fallen: 3,300,000 Wheel of Time: 3,300,000 I Shall Seal the Heavens (unfinished): 3,150,000 A Song of Fire and Ice: 1,300,00 The Dark Tower: 1,200,000 Harry Potter: 1,000,000 I Shall Seal the Heavens (current translated chapters): 680,000 King Killer Chronicles: 660,000 War and Peace: 580,000 Lord of the Rings: 470,000