The Path of Daggers (Wheel of Time, #8) by Robert JordanThe Seanchan invasion force is in possession of Ebou Dar. Nynaeve, Elayne, and Aviendha head for Caemlyn and Elaynes rightful throne, but on the way they discover an enemy much worse than the Seanchan.
In Illian, Rand vows to throw the Seanchan back as he did once before. But signs of madness are appearing among the Ashaman.
In Ghealdan, Perrin faces the intrigues of Whitecloaks, Seanchan invaders, the scattered Shaido Aiel, and the Prophet himself. Perrins beloved wife, Faile, may pay with her life, and Perrin himself may have to destroy his soul to save her.
Meanwhile the rebel Aes Sedai under their young Amyrlin, Egwene alVere, face an army that intends to keep them away from the White Tower. But Egwene is determined to unseat the usurper Elaida and reunite the Aes Sedai. She does not yet understand the price that others—and she herself—will pay.
Amazon Reveals Casting For 5 Main Characters In 'The Wheel Of Time' TV Show
Originally planned as a six-book series, The Wheel of Time spanned fourteen volumes, in addition to a prequel novel and two companion books. Jordan began writing the first volume, The Eye of the World , in , and it was published in January Jordan died in while working on what was planned to be the twelfth and final volume in the series. He prepared extensive notes so another author could complete the book according to his wishes. Fellow fantasy author and long-time Wheel of Time fan Brandon Sanderson was brought in to complete the final book, but during the writing process, it was decided that the book would be far too large to be published in one volume and would instead be published as three volumes:  The Gathering Storm , Towers of Midnight , and A Memory of Light The series draws on numerous elements of both European and Asian mythology , most notably the cyclical nature of time found in Buddhism and Hinduism , the metaphysical concepts of balance and duality , and a respect for nature found in Taoism.
Six shalt be the number of main characters, and the number of main characters shalt be six. Thirteen shalt thou not count, neither count thou three, excepting that thou then proceed to six. One is right out. Once the number six, being the sixth number, be reached, then I shalt tell thou who I think they are and why those six. TV show casting for five of the six has now been announced. See below:. Not only do those six characters have the most POVs, the character with the sixth most, Nynaeve, has almost twice as many POVs as the next two characters, Min and Moiraine, with 35 and 33, respectively.
The Wheel of Time
For the next seventeen years, readers experienced eleven books of rich and expansive storytelling. However, on September 16th, , Robert Jordan passed away due to cardiac amyloidosis. His legacy is carried on by Brandon Sanderson , a fellow fantasy author and Wheel of Time fan. Sanderson finished the journey over twenty years in the making. All manner of characters populate the vast world of the series.
Here are the first five actors cast to play some of the most important parts in Amazon's upcoming adaptation of 'The Wheel Of Time. Five of the show's main characters have been cast. Let's take a look at each. He plays the wolfish Perrin, one of Rand's closest companions and a very likable character from the outset. Barney Haris is another British actor and relative newcomer. He plays Mat Cauthon. A lover of knives and another of Rand's closest companions, he's something of a troublemaker when our story begins.