The Storm is on us

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

This is it folks, The Gathering Storm by Brandon Sanderson\Robert Jordan is released!

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 future of the White Tower—and possibly the world itself.

The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass. What was, what will be, and what is, may yet fall under the Shadow.

Since my last poll about audiobooks didn't draw much attention, I'll go with the talk of the town right now in the fantasy literature world, WoT book 12.

Will you read The Gathering Storm?


Anonymous said...

Yeah, I'll definitely be reading. As to when, ah, I don't know. It might be a while. I definitely like WoT, Jordan and Sanderson. It's a total win-win for me.

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