Hello everyone! My vacations have come to an end (I hope yours haven’t) and here I am once again as the song goes
You know the one I am referring to, don’t say that you don’t.
So with no further delay I give you “The Wheel of Time”
In Four glorious, oh so glorious wallpapers.
Yeah but what is “The Wheel of Time” you ask.
Good question I answer.
The Wheel of Time is a series of books that began back at 1990 with the publication of “The Eye of the World” written by Robert Jordan, Robert Jordan is a pen name for James Oliver Rigney, Jr.
That’s the one.
The series revolves around three farm boys and there friends and there escalating strangle to save the world from complete destruction.(more on that later)
After the first eleven books were published Robert Jordan promised to end the series at the 12th book. But unfortunately he died at September 16, 2007 due to a serius heart illness. He was alert of the possibility of his death and so he left enough notes and material for another writer to complete his series including how the series end. That man would turn to be Brandon Sanderson
an excellent author in his own merit and also a fan of The Wheel of Time.
The final book “A Memory of Light” turned out to be to big to be published in on go, so it was broken down in to three smaller “The Gathering Storm”, “Towers of Midnight” and the final “A Memory of Light”. The final book will be published on January 8, 2013 thus concluding this epic journey.
Now more about the story.
The books follows the travels of Rand al’ Thor, Martim Cauthon and Perrin Aybara. Three boys from a village in a corner of the world forgotten by almost everyone turn out to be very important. So to protect their loved ones they leave their village along with Moiraine Sedai and her Warden Lan Mandragoran, along come Thom Merilin a bard, Egwene al'Vere a girl that can be trained to be an Aes Sedai and Nynaeve al'Meara that comes along to keep an eye on the kids.
They travel long the get separate reunite and separate again, each walking his own path to Tarm Gai’don the final battle were everything will be decided, as the armies of men along with Aes Sedai, Asha'man and heroes long dead all leaden by the Dragon Reborn fight the Dark One and his armies of Darkspawn and his champions the Forsaken.
All in on Word: EPIC.
What I like about The Wheel of Time:
1) Great character development! We actule see how this kids turn from naive boys, to confused men and finally to true heroes and not only them, I can remember a character in the series that was left unchanged in one way or another (if they died it doesn’t count).