About the BookRobert Jordan's eagerly awaited seventh book in The Wheel of Time epic fantasy series that is sweeping the nation like a firestorm.
The excitement surrounding Robert Jordan and The Wheel of Time is unprecedented. Not a day goes by when someone doesn't call or write Tor Books asking for information on Robert Jordan. Jordan-related phone calls to the Tor offices total in the thousands each year. His popularity can also be witnessed on the internet, where he is also the topic of hundreds of fan-run web sites.
Set in a mythic land torn between the forces of Light and Darkness, The Wheel of Time is the story of Rand al'Thor, a young man from a small farming village who is destined to become the Dragon Reborn, the champion who will confront the ultimate evil known as the Dark One.
In A CROWN OF SWORDS, Elayne, Aviendha, and Mat come ever closer to locating the Bowl of the Winds, a ter'angreal that may reverse the endless heat wave sent by the Dark One and restore natural weather.
Egwene begins to gather all manner of women who can channel—Sea Folk, Windfinders, Wise Ones, and some surprising others. And above all, Rand faces the dread Forsaken Sammael, in the shadows of Shandar Logoth, where the blood-hungry mist, Mashadar, waits for prey...