Pursued by Trollocs and Myrddraal, Rand and his friends have fled the dreadful city of Shadar Logoth. But their wanderings - and the many dangers they face - are far from over. They learn that the Dark One means to blind the Eye of the World. Having barely escaped capture and death, Rand finds himself face-to-face with Aginor: a wielder of the One Power and an ally of the Dark One.
In the battle that follows, Rand will discover his true identity . . . and destiny.