The Shadow Rising
The seals of Shayol Ghul are weak now, and the Dark One reaches out. The Shadow is rising to cover humankind.In Tar Valon, Min sees portents of hideous doom. Will the White Tower itself be broken?In the Two Rivers, the Whitecloaks ride in pursuit of a man with golden eyes, and in pursuit of the... show more
The seals of Shayol Ghul are weak now, and the Dark One reaches out. The Shadow is rising to cover humankind.In Tar Valon, Min sees portents of hideous doom. Will the White Tower itself be broken?In the Two Rivers, the Whitecloaks ride in pursuit of a man with golden eyes, and in pursuit of the Dragon Reborn.In Cantorin, among the Sea Folk, High Lady Suroth plans the return of the Seanchan armies to the mainland.In the Stone of Tear, the Lord Dragon considers his next move. It will be something no one expects, not the Black Ajah, not Tairen nobles, not Aes Sedai, not Egwene or Elayne or Nynaeve.Against the Shadow rising stands the Dragon Reborn.....
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 15th 1993
Publisher: Tor Fantasy
Pages no: 1006
Edition language: English
Series: Wheel of Time (#4)
In my memory, 'The Shadow Rising' was the book that started the decline of 'The Wheel of Time' as a series before it recovered itself at the end. Uh, I was very, very wrong. In many ways it is the strongest book yet.Rand is growing in power and has had a few shaky moments where he realizes how much ...
I honestly didn't know how I'd rate this book. It started out really strong, but I found that the parts with Nynaeve and Elayne dragged, along with Egwene in T'A'R. I guess I couldn't care about Nynaeve and Elayne hunting Black Ajah and Egwene really started to annoy me with how bratty she is.Despit...
A great follow-up to The Dragon Reborn. This book should be viewed as a set-up to the larger story. The first two books in series are largely background and general set-up, while the third book should be viewed more as the culmination of pre-story. Quite a bit occurs during the story, though there i...
I remember reading this on paper and in Finnish (translation) and now I remember why I flounced the series. The writing is so very bad and I hate myself for wanting to know how the epic arc ends. Dammit.
Okay, I am now commenting on book number four and I am not sure what I want to actually comment on because there is really nothing much that I can say that I have already said. Also, in a way these books have really morphed into some sort of blur that I can't actually remember what the individual on...