Lord of Chaos


Name: Lord of Chaos
By: Robert Jordan
Narrated by: Kate Reading, Michael Kramer
Series: Wheel of Time
Length 41 hrs and 32 mins
Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy
Release Date: 0004-12-23
Language: English

The winds of change caress the land of Rand al’Thor, the Dragon Reborn, a cacophony of destinies interweave and clash in Robert Jordan’s Lord of Chaos, the sixth tome in the Wheel of Time series. The audiobook, vividly voiced by the mellifluous Kate Reading and the enthralling Michael Kramer, takes the listener through a whirlwind of adventures as the Dragon Reborn endeavors to unite a fractious world. In this tale, Rand, our central figure of power and prophecy, is walking a tightrope. He has sheathed the Aiel under his banner, and now aims to deploy them as a bulwark against the looming forces of the Shadow. However, unknown to him, his newly acquired allies, the Aes Sedai, scheme to manipulate his fate.

Enter Egwene al’Vere, a fledgling with monumental ambition, who unexpectedly ascends to the Amrylin Seat, becoming the youngest in living memory to hold this exalted position among the Aes Sedai. Her evolution from a small-town girl to a formidable leader is nothing short of miraculous. As the torrent of the tale flows onward, we encounter Nynaeve al’Meara and Elayne Trakand, who, in tandem with new allies, persist in their quest to unfetter the weather itself. This daring venture sets them at odds with some, while others, in an ironic twist, venerate them as deities.

Perrin Aybara, the burly blacksmith turned warrior, delves into the delicate politics of the Two Rivers, rallying the populace for the looming, apocalyptic tempest. His heart aches for his beloved Faile, and their romance adds tenderness to the turmoil.

As this wondrous world cascades from one epochal moment to another, Matrim Cauthon, the lovable rogue, finds himself ensnared in a web of ancient mysteries. His bond to antiquity draws the threads of the past tighter, forging unexpected allegiances.

Mazrim Taim, a man of enigmatic origin, is bequeathed the monumental task of marshaling an army of channelers for Rand. Here, a subcurrent of suspicion and cryptic motives binds him inextricably to the tempestuous tide of events. The tumult reaches its zenith when the forces of Rand and the Aes Sedai clash at the Battle of Dumai’s Wells. It is here that the weaves of power rend the earth and skies, as a phalanx of warriors and channelers unleash their wrath.

Lord of Chaos thus stands not only as a chronicle of battles and betrayals but as a testament to the unyielding spirit of characters caught in the vortex of destiny’s maelstrom. The Fires of Heaven and The Dragon Reborn laid the foundation of this wonderful series and no one wants to see the series ending. All of us want to see the Dragon Reborn winning.

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