Rand al'Thor has just cleansed Saidin, an unimaginable feat that is the salvation of every man who can channel, but has the Dragon Reborn spelt his own doom with his actions? Meanwhile Perrin chases after the Aiel with the Prophet's mad army hoping to rescue Faile.
's epic fantasy saga The Wheel of Time is now firmly established as a classic of the genre and a world-wide bestseller. Now the series continues with the eagerly-awaited tenth volume . Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, must fight on against the Dark One in a stuggle that has drawn an entire world into its vortex - claiming the souls of friends and enemies alike. He has cleansed the taint of madness from the male half of the True Source, so may now draw on its power as a weapon of awesome potential. This could tip the balance in a perilous battle against evil as Rand must gamble with himself at stake. He cannot be sure which of his allies are really enemies - even among lifelong companions.
was born in 1948 in Charleston, where he lives with his wife Harriet. He is a graduate of the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served 2 tours in Vietnam. His hobbies inc. hunting, fishing, sailing, poker, chess, pool and pipe collecting.