For millions of fans around the globe, the wait is over.
Sequel to the international blockbuster bestseller A Crown of
Swords, this epic volume continues one of history''s greatest
fictional journeys and the most extraordinary work of American
fantasy ever published--The New York Times, Wall Street
Journal, and worldwide bestselling series--The Wheel of
The phenomenal tale that is mesmerizing a generation of readers now
The Seanchan invasion force is in possession of Ebou Dar. Nynaeve,
Elayne, and Aviendha head for Caemlyn and Elayne''s rightful
throne, but on the way they discover an enemy much worse than the
In Illian, Rand vows to throw the Seanchan back as he did once
before. But signs of madness are appearing among the
In Ghealdan, Perrin faces the intrigues of Whitecloaks, Seanchan
invaders, the scattered Shaido Aiel, and the Prophet himself.
Perrin''s beloved wife, Faile, may pay with her life, and Perrin
himself may have to destroy his soul to save her.
Meanwhile the rebel Aes Sedai under their young Amyrlin, Egwene
al''Vere, face an army that intends to keep them away from the
White Tower. But Egwene is determined to unseat the usurper Elaida
and reunite the Aes Sedai. She does not yet understand the price
that others--and she herself--will pay.