The Gathering Storm (Wheel of Time, #12)

English language

ISBN:
9780765302304

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5 stars (1 review)

In this epic novel, Robert Jordan’s international bestselling series begins its dramatic conclusion. Rand al’Thor, the Dragon Reborn, struggles to unite a fractured network of kingdoms and alliances in preparation for the Last Battle. As he attempts to halt the Seanchan encroachment northward, wishing he could form at least a temporary truce with the invaders, his allies watch in terror the shadow that seems to be growing within the heart of the Dragon Reborn himself.

Egwene al’Vere, the Amyrlin Seat of the rebel Aes Sedai, is a captive of the White Tower and subject to the whims of their tyrannical leader. As days tick toward the Seanchan attack she knows is imminent, Egwene works to hold together the disparate factions of Aes Sedai while providing leadership in the face of increasing uncertainty and despair. Her fight will prove the mettle of the Aes Sedai, and her conflict will decide the …

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5 stars

I loved this novel! as usual, Jordan always manages to keep you on the edge of your seat while at the same time making a ton of things throughout the series that had been seemingly quite cryptic, all of a sudden quite clear. This book certainly ties up some loose ends in the series, and seemingly from here on out, it is clear that not everything is as grim as the prophecies of the Dragon made them appear.