"Great as usual"
The world slowly moves on, but has reached a period of
crossroads whether its is individuals, people, or nations.
Decisions will prove pivotal, as the turning point in the
Wheel of Time seems at hand. However, many have reached
different crossroads and twilight is now for choices that
must be made even when the options seem negative.
Perrin considers obtaining help from those he does not
trust to help liberate his incarcerated wife. Not sure
what to do except flee from the Seanchan, Mat takes the
abducted daughter of the Nine Moons, Tuon with him while
she seductively toys with him. The sieges at Tar Valon and
Caemlyn continue unabated leaving insiders to ponder an
escape attempt. Egwene the Amyrlin tries to unite the
rebel Aes Sedai against the Dark One and considers an
alliance with the Asha'man. The Dragon Reborn has
eradicated the Dark One from the True Source, but wonders
if he should negotiate with the Seanchan or perhaps Perrin
for the next trial. Everything is slowly changing with any
one decision could prove the pivotal turning point in the
Wheel of Time.
Book ten of the Wheel of Time series adds depth and
complexity to an already deeply textured landscape.
However, as been the case of the last few books, the
numerous involved subplots seem on a slow speed treadmill
as no forward motion occurs and little action happens.
Fans of Robert Jordan will cherish learning even more about
the prime players as they struggle to decide what to do
next as few writers can dig as insightfully deep as this
author does. However, readers who relish action need to
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted February 12, 2003