|First Edition:||November 1991|
|Artwork:||Maps by Thomas Canty and Ellisa Martin, chapter ornaments by Matthew C. Nielson and Ellisa Martin, and cover painting by Darrell Sweet.|
The Dragon Rebornthe leader long prophesied who will save the world, but in the saving destroy it; the savior who will run mad and kill all those dearest to himis on the run from his destiny.
Able to touch the One Power, but unable to control it, and with no one to teach him howfor no man has done it in three thousand yearsRand al'Thor knows only that he must face the Dark One. But how?
Winter has stopped the waralmostyet men are dying, calling out for the Dragon. But where is he?
Perrin Aybara is in pursuit with Moiraine Sedai, her Warder Lan, and the Loial the Ogier. Bedeviled by dreams, Perrin is grappling with another deadly problemhow is her to escape the loss of his own humanity.
Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve are approaching Tar Valon, where Mat will be healedif he lives until they arrive. But who will tell the Amyrlin their newsthat the Black Ajah, long thought only a hideous rumor, is all too real? They cannot know that in Tar Valon far worse awaits...
Ahead, for all of them, in the Heart of the Stone, lies the next great test of the Dragon Reborn....