I fuochi del cielo (La Ruota del Tempo, #5)
Publish date: November 2004
Pages no: 992
Edition language: Italian
Series: Wheel of Time (#5)
Jordan's epic continues to thrive, but there are signs of it faltering under its weight. 'Fires of Heaven' finds our victorious Nynaeve, Elayne, Thom, and Julien making their way out of Tarabon assured that they had left it better than they found it. Alas....but that's another plot-line. Nynaeve is ...
Less enjoyable than the previous installment, though still exciting. Rand's development is interesting to watch unfold. I believe that the slow development is somewhat realistic as he comes to grips with his power and responsibility. Mat's story line seems a little repetitive at this point. He's wan...
It's exactly as horrible as I remember it being (surprise surprise, I got at least this far on my first try half a lifetime ago), but I'm still going to keep reading. Misogynistic, racist purple prose won't stop me! I think Scarlet O'Hara said that. Oh, no? Dammit.
No Perrin which is a downside, but a lot of the characters are now heading towards situations I remember them in which is good.
I haven't finished this yet. I will, and the whole damned saga too, for that matter. The overarching saga is interesting enough to listen. My issue, and the part that needs wait no more pages to review, is characterisation. I'm fucking tired of this cast. Of the female side, Nynaeve seems the em...