In the 5th, and perhaps the most ambitious of all novels in the series, the characters face some incredible new challenges. Many fans applaud this novel for it's rich characterization, exciting battle scenes, intimate love story, and fantastic ending.
Rand al'Thor, along with a reluctant Mat Cauthon, must lead the Aiel out of the Waste and back into the Wetlands. At the same time they must deal with the Shaido and others who refuse to follow the new Car'a'Carn.
The novel follows the amazing story of how two cultures are forced to work together, and how the Dragon Reborn must face enemies that are ever-growing.