The Fires of Heaven

Book Five of 'The Wheel of Time'

Wheel of Time (Volume 5 of 14)

Robert Jordan

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In this sequel to the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Shadow Rising, Robert Jordan again plunges us into his extraordinarily rich, totally unforgettable world:

...Into the forbidden city of Rhuidean, where Rand al'Thor, now the Dragon Reborn, must conceal his present endeavor from all about him, even Egwene and Moiraine.

...Into the Amyrlin's study in the White Tower, where the Amyrlin, Elaida do Avriny a'Roihan, is weaving new plans.

...Into the luxurious hidden chamber where the Forsaken Rahvin is meeting with three of his fellows to ensure their ultimate victory over the Dragon.

...Into the Queen's court in Caemlyn, where Morgase is curiously in thrall to the handsome Lord Gaebril.

For once the dragon walks the land, the fires of heaven fall where they will, until all men's lives are ablaze.

And in Shayol Ghul, the Dark One stirs...

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CHAPTER 1
 
Fanning the Sparks
 
The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. In one Age, called the Third Age by some, an Age yet to come, an Age long past, a wind rose in the great forest called Braem Wood. The wind was not the beginning. There are neither beginnings nor endings to the turning of the Wheel of Time. But it was a beginning.
South and west it blew, dry, beneath a sun of molten gold.

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"The Wheel of Time [is] rapidly becoming the definitive American fantasy saga....A fantasy tale seldom equalled and still more seldom surpassed in English." --Chicago Sun-Times

"Jordan's multivolume epic continues to live up to its high ambitions. Complex plotting, an array of strong characters, lavish detail, and a panoramic scope make this series a feast for fantasy aficionados." --Library Journal

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Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina. He taught himself to read when he was four with the incidental aid of a twelve-years-older brother, and was tackling Mark Twain and Jules Verne by five. He is a graduate of The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam with the U.S. Army; among his decorations are the Distinguished Flying Cross with bronze oak leaf cluster, the Bronze Star with "V" and bronze oak leaf cluster, and two Vietnamese Gallantry Crosses with palm. A history buff, he has also written dance and theater criticism and enjoyed the outdoor sports of hunting, fishing, and sailing, and the indoor sports of poker, chess, pool, and pipe collecting.Robert Jordan began writing in 1977 and went on to write The Wheel of Time®, one of the most important and best selling series in the history of fantasy publishing with over 14 million copies sold in North America, and countless more sold abroad.Robert Jordan died on September 16, 2007, after a courageous battle with the rare blood disease amyloidosis.

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The Fires of Heaven
Book Five of 'The Wheel of Time'
Robert Jordan

Hardcover

Hardcover
Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Books
October 1993
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780312854270
ISBN10: 0312854277
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 704 pages
$34.99

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Macmillan Audio
April 2005
Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781593976064
ISBN10: 1593976062
Audio Run Time: 38:00
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Macmillan Audio
April 2005
Unabridged Digital Audio
ISBN: 9781593975821
ISBN10: 1593975821
Audio Run Time: 38:00
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Tom Doherty Associates
Tor Fantasy
October 1994
Mass Market Paperbound
ISBN: 9780812550306
ISBN10: 0812550307
4 3/16 x 6 3/4 inches, 992 pages
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Tor Books
November 2012
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780765334640
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6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 832 pages
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Tor Books
February 2010
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