"Jordan has come to dominate the world Tolkien began to reveal. . . "
The phenomenal tale that is mesmerizing a generation now continues. . .
The Seanchan invasion force is in possession of Ebou Dar. Nynaeve, Elayne, and Aviendha head for Caemlyn and Elayne's rightful throne, but on the way they discover an enemy much worse than the Seanchan. In Illian, Rand vows the Seanchan back as he did once before while in Ghealdan, Perrin faces the intrigues of Whitecloaks, Seanchan invaders, the scattered Shaido Aiel, and the Prophet himself. Meanwhile, the rebel Aes Sedai under their young Amyrlin, Egwene al'Vere, face an army that intends to keep them away from the White Tower. But Egwene is determined to unseat the usurper Elaida and reunite the Aes Sedai. She does not understand the price that others-and she herself-will pay. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow. Let the Dragon ride again on the winds of time.