|First Edition:||November 1994|
|Artwork:||Maps by Ellisa Mitchell, interior illustrations by Matthew C. Nielson and Ellisa Mitchell, and cover painting by Darrell K. Sweet.|
In this sequel to the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Fires of Heaven, we plunge again into Robert Jordan's extraordinarily rich, totally unforgettable world:
On the slopes of Shayol Ghul, the Myrddraal swords are forged, and the sky is not the sky of this world;
In Salidar the White Tower in exile prepares an embassy to Caemlyn, where Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, holds the throneand where an unexpected visitor may change the world...
In Emond's Field, Perrin Goldeneyes, Lord of the Two Rivers, feels the pull of ta'veren to ta'veren and prepares to march...
Morgase of Caemlyn finds a most unexpected, and quite unwelcome, ally....And south lies Illian, where Sammael holds sway...