By Robert Jordan

The Wheel of Time turns, and Robert Jordan provides us the 11th quantity of his remarkable masterwork of fantasy.

The useless are strolling, males die very unlikely deaths, and it kind of feels as if truth itself has develop into risky: All are indicators of the imminence of Tarmon Gai'don, the final conflict, whilst Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, needs to confront the darkish One as humanity's simply wish. yet Rand dares now not struggle until eventually he possesses the entire surviving seals at the darkish One's felony and has handled the Seanchan, who threaten to overrun all international locations this aspect of the Aryth Ocean and more and more look too entrenched to be fought off. yet his try and make a truce with the Seanchan is shadowed by means of treachery that could rate him every little thing. regardless of the fee, although, he should have that truce. And he faces different hazards. There are these one of the Forsaken who will visit any size to determine him dead--and the Black Ajah is at his side....

Unbeknownst to Rand, Perrin has made his personal truce with the Seanchan. it's a deal made with the darkish One, in his eyes, yet he'll do no matter what is required to rescue his spouse, Faile, and damage the Shaido who captured her. one of the Shaido, Faile works to unfastened herself whereas hiding a mystery that will provide her her freedom or reason her destruction. And at a city known as Malden, the 2 Rivers longbow can be matched opposed to Shaido spears.

Fleeing Ebou Dar via Seanchan-controlled Altara with the abducted Daughter of the 9 Moons, Mat makes an attempt to courtroom the girl to whom he's half-married, figuring out that she is going to entire that rite ultimately. yet Tuon coolly leads him on a merry chase as he learns that even a present may have deep importance one of the Seanchan Blood and what he thinks he is familiar with of girls isn't really adequate to avoid wasting him. For purposes of her personal, which she is going to now not exhibit until eventually a time of her settling on, she has pledged to not break out, yet Mat nonetheless sweats each time there are Seanchan infantrymen close to. Then he learns that Tuon herself is in lethal chance from these very squaddies. To get her to security, he needs to do what he hates worse than work....

In Caemlyn, Elayne fights to achieve the Lion Throne whereas attempting to steer clear of what turns out a definite civil battle may still she win the crown....

In the White Tower, Egwene struggles to undermine the sisters dependable to Elaida from within....

The winds of time became a hurricane, and issues that everybody believes are fastened in position ceaselessly are altering prior to their eyes. Even the White Tower itself isn't any longer a spot of security. Now Rand, Perrin and Mat, Egwene and Elayne, Nynaeve and Lan, or even Loial, needs to experience these typhoon winds, or the darkish One will triumph.

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Nick ducked down, peeked back toward the pub. The bearded man still groped the woman, another man had stumbled outside puking, none of them were looking their way. Peter gave the pane a nudge with his foot and it popped open. The basement was a well of darkness. Peter looked up at Nick. ” Nick said. ” Nick took a quick step back as though from a viper. “Are you kidding me? ” A look of deep disappointment crossed Peter’s face. Nick was surprised to find this bothered him, that he cared at all what this wild kid thought.

Bennie had taken every cent. He’d have to find another way out of Brooklyn. Panic began to tighten his chest. Which way should he go? Marko could be anywhere, could be coming from any direction. Nick turned quickly and almost ran into Peter. Nick hadn’t even realized the boy had been following him. Peter’s eyes were full of mischief. ” Nick said. “Plan? ” Peter looked pleased. “They’ve got guns. They’re not fucking around either. ” Nick let out a harsh laugh. God, he thinks this is all some sort of game.

Said it’s gonna be a real horror show. I love horror shows. ” The limb above them shook and a host of leaves rained down. There followed a soft thump. Nick and Freddie saw him first. When Bennie and Jake caught their faces, they both jerked around. A boy, not much taller than Nick, stood on the pathway. He wore some sort of hand-stitched leather pants with pointy-toed boots sewn right into them. He also had on a raggedy tuxedo jacket, the old style, the kind with tails, with a black hoodie on underneath and a rawhide pack, almost a purse, strung across his chest.

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