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.....At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.
Publish date: January 19th 2010
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 944
Edition language: English
Series: Wheel of Time (#4)
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.
Before I start my review, there is something I really need to get off my chest. GAWYN TRAKAND IS A COMPLETE IDIOT WHO HAS A DUBIOUS DISTINCTION OF BEING THE MOST IDIOTIC GOOD GUY IN THE HISTORY OF FANTASY, OR LITERATURE IN GENERAL. Sorry, I had to do it; now back to the review.It is hard to say anyt...
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...
In this book we have plenty of squaring off between our Two Rivers heroes and the Forsaken. I won’t tell you who comes out on top, but it wasn’t a sure thing either way. Nynaeve has some fears she has to face. Meanwhile, Perrin struggles against his blossoming wolfish nature; the Whitecloaks are on...