The Gathering Storm (Wheel of Time, #12; A Memory of Light, #1)

The Gathering Storm (Wheel of Time, #12; A Memory of Light, #1) Tarmon Gai Don, The Last Battle, Looms And Mankind Is Not Ready.The Final Volume Of The Wheel Of Time, A Memory Of Light, Was Partially Written By Robert Jordan Before His Untimely Passing In 2007 Brandon Sanderson, New York Times Bestselling Author Of The Mistborn Books, Was Chosen By Jordan S Editor His Wife, Harriet McDougal To Complete The Final Book The Scope And Size Of The Volume Was Such That It Could Not Be Contained In A Single Book, And So Tor Proudly Presents The Gathering Storm As The First Of Three Novels That Will Make Up A Memory Of Light This Short Sequence Will Complete The Struggle Against The Shadow, Bringing To A Close A Journey Begun Almost Twenty Years Ago And Marking The Conclusion Of The Wheel Of Time, The Preeminent Fantasy Epic Of Our Era.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. Ravens and crows Rats Mists and clouds Insects and corruption Strange events and odd occurrences The ordinary twisted and strange Wonders The dead are beginning to walk and some see them Others do not, butand , we all fear the night.These have been our days They rain upon us beneath a dead sky, crushing us with their fury, until as one we beg Let it begin Journal of the Unknown Scholar, entry for The Feast of Freia, 1000 NE Tarmon Gai don is looming War, death and madnessRavens and crows Rats Mists and clouds Insects and corruption Strange events and odd occurrences The ordinary twisted and strange Wonders The dead are beginning to walk and some see them Others
I first picked up the Wheel of Time series fifteen years ago while a freshman in college I remember being totally caught up in the series, consumed by the characters and taken in by the world I looked forward to every page, couldn t decide on my favorite character and couldn t wait for the next book That changed as the series went on Wandering plotlines, characters that became so unlikeable that I loathed when they appeared forthan a chapter at a time, and so much of the plot taken up I first picked up the Wheel of Time series fifteen years ago while a freshman in college I remember being totally caught up in the series, consumed by the characters and taken in by the world I looked forward to every page, couldn t decide on my favorite character and couldn t wait for the next book That changed
5 Another buddy read with the Fantasy Addicts at BBB May the Wheel keep on turningPessimism, she is a fond friend of yours, yes That s uncalled for I barely know her Mere acquaintances, at bestWOW Brandon Sanderson did Robert Jordan proud What a ride What an amazing series The complexity of plot and characters are not comparable to anything else I have ever read in my entire life It would be impossible for me to even delve into what happens in t 5 Another buddy read with the Fantasy Addicts at BBB May the Wheel keep on turningPessimism, she is a fond friend of yours, yes That s uncalled for I barely know her Mere acquaintances, at bestWOW Brandon Sanderson did Robert Jordan proud What a ride What an amazing series The complexity of plot and characters are not comparable to anything else I have ever read in my entire life It would be impossible for me to even delve into what happens in this book How do you summarize the whole of everything that goes on around you at all times Impossible There was joy, there was pain, there was anger, grief, and there was hope And Sanderson s stile of writing, although not the sam
I guess the big question that counts when considering this 12th volume of the WoT is how did I feel about the switch from Robert Jordan to Brandon Sanderson I wasOK with the change than I anticipated I m a big Brandon Sanderson fan but I had definitely been dreading the moment when he took over writing WoT Mostly just because I like consistency and WoT books always had such a familiar and distinct feel to them Some things were definitely different, but I think the most important thing I guess the big question that counts when considering this 12th volume of the WoT is how did I feel about the switch from Robert Jordan to Brandon Sanderson I wasOK with the change than I
So this is book 12 of the Wheel of Time series and this is the first one which is written after Jordan s death by Brandon Sanderson I am not going to lie, Sanderson is the reason I began reading the WoT series because I wanted to read everything by him but along the way Jordan sucked me in, developed this stunning world of visionary, resentful, powerful and dangerous characters, and created a massively fun story Some of the books are better than others I liked most of the ones so far altho So this is book 12 of the Wheel of Time series and this is the first one which is written after Jordan s death by Brandon Sanderson I am not going to lie, Sanderson is the reason I began reading the WoT series because I wanted to read everything
4.75 Someone Else is Driving the Car StarsThe end is near, The Wheel has groaned its final rotation, the clock has lost its spring, the serpent heaves its final gaspsThis is the first book that was written after Robert Jordan s death by Brandon Sanderson I got so emotional when I read the opening words in the Foreword I have not tried to imitate Mr Jordan s style Instead, I ve adapted my st
Final rating 3.5 stars.After an early and unexpected death of Robert Jordan somebody had to finish his magnum opus A relatively new and unknown at the time author was chosen Brandon Sanderson Fortunately for the series fans Jordan left enough notes regarding further plot developments and it is said the final chapters of the last book were entirely written by him So did Sanderson succeed in continuing the biggest epic series in fantasy It really depends on what you expect from Wheel of Tim Final rating 3.5 stars.After an early and unexpected death of Robert Jordan somebody had to finish his magnum opus A relatively new and unknown at the time author was chosen Brandon Sanderson Fortunately for the series fans Jordan left enough notes regarding further plot developments and it is said the final chapters of the last book were entirely written by him So did Sanderson succeed in continuing the biggest epic series in fantasy It really depends on what you expect from Wheel of Time.The first and foremost complaint about Sanderson
4 stars This twelfth volume of The Wheel of Time is one of the most famous of recent times Simply because it was, at the time it was promised, expected to be the final volume of the then ongoing series It was also the first volume written by Brandon Sanderson then known simply for Mistborn The Final Empire with the aid of many, many notes left by Robert Jordan When I picked up The Eye of the World three or so years ago I knew that this twelfth volume of The Wheel of Time due at the end of that This twelfth volume of The Wheel of Time is one of the most famous of recent times Simply because it was, at the time it was promised, expected to be the final volume of the then ongoing series It was a
Buddy Read with the Sanderson cult, umm I meant fans, over at BBB.Going into this I was equal parts excited, because I ve heard good things about Sanderson, and apprehensive, because it s still a change and an unknown Considering how much time it took me to get used to Robert Jordan s style, I was scared that I won t have enough time to acclimate to the

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  • The Gathering Storm (Wheel of Time, #12; A Memory of Light, #1)
  • Robert Jordan
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  • 14 April 2017
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