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The gathering storm

Author: Robert Jordan; Brandon Sanderson
Publisher: New York : Tor, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, struggles to unite a fractured network of kingdoms and alliances in preparation for the Last Battle. Meanwhile, Egwene al'Vere, the Amyrlin Seat of the rebel Aes Sedai, is being held captive by the White Tower. Knowing the Seanchan attack is imminent, she fights to hold the Aes Sedai together in an epic contest that will prove the mettle of her followers and will decide the future of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction, American
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Jordan; Brandon Sanderson
ISBN: 9780765302304 0765302306 9780765324160 0765324164
OCLC Number: 318422996
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
"Maps by Ellisa Mitchell; interior illustrations by Matthew C. Nielsen and Ellisa Mitchell."
Description: 783 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Tears from steel --
Nature of pain --
Ways of honor --
Nightfall --
Tale of blood --
When iron melts --
Plan for Arad Doman --
Clean shirts --
Leaving Malden --
Last of the Tabac --
Death of Adrin --
Unexpected encounters --
Offer and a departure --
Box opens --
Place to begin --
In the white tower --
Questions of control --
Message in haste --
Gambits --
On a broken road --
Embers and ash --
Last that could be done --
Warp in the air --
New commitment --
In darkness --
Crack in the stone --
Tipsy gelding --
Night in hinderstap --
Into bandar eban --
Old advice --
Promise to lews therin --
Rivers of shadow --
Conversation with the dragon --
Legends --
Halo of blackness --
Death of Tuon --
Force of light --
News in Tel'aran'rhiod --
Visit from Verin Sedai --
Tower shakes --
Fount of power --
Before the stone of tear --
Sealed to the flame --
Scents unknown --
Tower stands --
To be forged again --
One he lost --
Reading the commentary --
Just another man --
Veins of gold --
Epilogue: Bathed in light --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson.

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Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, struggles to unite a fractured network of kingdoms and alliances in preparation for the Last Battle. Meanwhile, Egwene al'Vere, the Amyrlin Seat of the rebel Aes Sedai, is being held captive by the White Tower. Knowing the Seanchan attack is imminent, she fights to hold the Aes Sedai together in an epic contest that will prove the mettle of her followers and will decide the future of the White Tower---and possibly the world itself. The first of three novels that will make up "A Memory of Light" and mark the conclusion of the Wheel of Time.

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A heartbreaking work of staggering genius...es

by Volkai (WorldCat user published 2010-10-11) Excellent Permalink

The Wheel of Time series, Robert Jordan's decade-spanning epic, appeared to be in trouble when Mr. Jordan passed away a few years ago. However, Brandon Sanderson has done a superb job of taking up the mantle of Author of the Wheel of Time Books, as shown by The Gathering Storm. Chances are good you'll...
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