Wheel of Time 05. The Fires Of Heaven
Pages no: 736
Edition language: English
Series: Wheel of Time (Das Rad der Zeit) (#5)
In this sequel to the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Shadow Rising, Robert Jordan again plunges us into his extraordinarily rich, totally unforgettable world: . ... Into the forbidden city of Rhuidean, where Rand al'Thor, now the Dragon Reborn, must conceal his present endeavor from all ab...
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.