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The Shadow Rising: Book Four of 'The Wheel of Time'

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Michael Kramer, Kate Reading

41 Hours 18 Minutes

Macmillan Audio

November 2004

Audio Book Summary

The Wheel of Time is now an original series on Prime Video, starring Rosamund Pike as Moiraine!

In The Shadow Rising, the fourth novel in Robert Jordan’s #1 New York Times bestselling epic fantasy series, The Wheel of Time®, Rand al’Thor now wields the sword Callandor. He is both the Champion of Light and the Dragon Reborn. Now, he seeks answers to another prophecy that lies with the warrior people known as the Aiel to put him on the path of learning how to wield the One Power.

Accompanied by Moiraine Damodred, Rand arrives at the Aiel Waste and is granted permission by the Wise Ones to enter the sacred city of Rhuidean. After passing through a doorframe ter'angreal, Moiraine gains foresight while the Aiel await Rand's return, either with both arms marked by dragon symbols, validating his identity as He Who Comes With the Dawn, the Chief of Chiefs of all the Aiel—or to never emerge at all.

Since its debut in 1990, The Wheel of Time® has captivated millions of readers around the globe with its scope, originality, and compelling characters. The last six books in series were all instant #1 New York Times bestsellers, and The Eye of the World was named one of America's best-loved novels by PBS's The Great American Read.

The Wheel of Time®
New Spring: The Novel
#1 The Eye of the World
#2 The Great Hunt
#3 The Dragon Reborn
#4 The Shadow Rising
#5 The Fires of Heaven
#6 Lord of Chaos
#7 A Crown of Swords
#8 The Path of Daggers
#9 Winter's Heart
#10 Crossroads of Twilight
#11 Knife of Dreams

By Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
#12 The Gathering Storm
#13 Towers of Midnight
#14 A Memory of Light

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    The story continues, although this one had some major things happening, there were several points that seemed to drag on. Also, for a plot driven story, this book did not have a strong, major conflict or resolution. The characters are developing, and that is fun to experience, and the world and the history here continues to grow in intrigue. I am still enjoying the overarching story and am hopeful that the next one starts trying more things together before opening everything back up. One thing that has been bothering me is something that bothered me in Thomas Covenant, that is that the main hero is imbued with incredible power, but though he is rarely able to make good use of it, when things get to an impossibly challenging level, he dues ex machinas it all away

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  • ryan morrison

    The Wheel of Time series is an outstanding story. Robert Jordan does a fantastic job painting the world around his cjaracters and immersing you in the story. The narrators of this audiobook, however, leave a lot to be desired. Additionally, the quality of the audiobook is very lacking with frequent skips and distortions similar to listening to a CD with several scratches.

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  • Nathan G.

    excellent book! really gets you involved with the cultures of tear and the aiel. personally my favorite book in the whole series

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  • Brandon C

    the story is continues as does some major plot points. Perrin starts his journey and truly becomes one if my all time favkrite characters. absolutely love the story and book. the 3* rating comes from the skips in the audio book. There are multiple occasions where it skips like a scrstched cd

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