Wheel of time main characters
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.
List of Point of View Characters
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
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 fantasy epic is set in a sprawling, epic world where magic exists, but only women can use it. Moiraine believes that one of them might be the reincarnation of an incredibly powerful individual, whom prophecies say will either save humanity or destroy it. The series draws on numerous elements of European and Asian culture and philosophy, most notably the cyclical nature of time found in Buddhism and Hinduism. Physically, she seems more fitted to play Leanne or Birgitte, characters introduced later in the series. Photo by Eamonn M. Should fans be worried at this disparity? In a word, no.
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. With fourteen books and a prequel, The Wheel of Time series contains thousands of characters, from Aes Sedai , Warders , and nobility , to humble farmers and maids , from powerful warriors to those sworn to peace in all they do.
This article serves as an index of major characters in the fictional setting of Robert Jordan 's The Wheel of Time series, with a description of their main roles or feats in the series. The Wheel of Time has distinct named characters. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jonan Adley: Early recruit of the Black Tower. Killed when Rand al'Thor lost control of Callandor in Altara.