In Book Nine of the "Wheel of Time" series, Rand is on the run with Min, but his destination is a mystery to Cadsuane; Mazrim Taim, leader of the Black Tower, is revealed to be a liar, but his purpose remains shrouded in secrecy; and Perrin is hunting for Faile, now a prisoner of Sevanna's sept.
Robert Jordan was born in 1948 in Charleston, South Carolina, where he lives with his wife Harriet. He is a graduate of the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, with a degree in physics. He served two tours in Vietnam. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, sailing, poker, chess, pool and pipe collecting.