The Wheel Of Time Turns And Ages Come And Go, Leaving Memories That Become Legend Legend Fades To Myth, And Even Myth Is Long Forgotten When The Age That Gave It Birth Returns Again In The Third Age, An Age Of Prophecy, The World And Time Themselves Hang In The Balance What Was, What Will Be, And What Is, May Yet Fall Under The ShadowRand Is On The Run With Min, And In Cairhein, Cadsuane Is Trying To Figure Out Where He Is Headed Rand S Destination Is, In Fact, One She Has Never ConsideredMazrim Taim, Leader Of The Black Tower, Is Revealed To Be A Liar But What Is He Up To Faile, With The Aiel Maidens, Bain And Chiad, And Her Companions, Queen Alliandre And Morgase, Is Prisoner Of Savanna S SeptPerrin Is Desperately Searching For Faile With Elyas Machera, Berelain, The Prophet And A Very Mixed Army Of Disparate Forces, He Is Moving Through Country Rife With Bandits And Roving Seanchan The Forsaken Are Ever Present, And United, And The Man Called Slayer Stalks Tel Aran Rhiod And The WolfdreamIn Ebou Dar, The Seanchan Princess Known As Daughter Of The Nine Moons Arrives And Mat, Who Had Been Recuperating In The Tarasin Palace, Is Introduced To Her Will The Marriage That Has Been Foretold Come About
Librarian Note There isthan one author in the Goodreads database with this name.Robert Jordan was the pen name of James Oliver Rigney, Jr., under which he was best known as the author of the bestselling The Wheel of Time fantasy series He also wrote under the names Reagan O Neal and Jackson O Reilly.Jordan was born in Charleston, South Carolina He served two tours in Vietnam from 1968 to 1970 with the United States Army as a helicopter gunner He was awarded 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 After returning from Vietnam he attended The Citadel where he received an undergraduate degree in physics After graduating he was employed by the United States Navy as a nuclear engineer He began writing in 1977 He was a history buff and enjoyed hunting, fishing, sailing, poker, chess, pool, and pipe collecting He described himself as a High Church Episcopalian and received communionthan once a week He lived with his wife Harriet McDougal, who works as a book editor currently with Tor Books she was also Jordan s editor in a house built in 1797 Responding to queries on the similarity of some of the concepts in his Wheel of Time books with Freemasonry concepts, Jordan admitted that he was a Freemason However, like his father and grandfather, he preferred not to advertise, possibly because of the negative propaganda against Freemasonry In his own words, no man in this country should feel in danger because of his beliefs On March 23, 2006, Jordan disclosed in a statement that he had been diagnosed with cardiac amyloidosis, and that with treatment, his median life expectancy was four years, though he said he intended to beat the statistics He later posted on his Dragonmount blog to encourage his fans not to worry about him and that he intended to have a long and fully creative life.He began chemotherapy treatment at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, in early April 2006 Jordan was enrolled in a study using the drug Revlimid just approved for multiple myeloma but not yet tested on primary amyloidosis.Jordan died at approximately 2 45 p.m EDT on September 16, 2007, and a funeral service was held for him on Wednesday, September 19, 2007 Jordan was cremated and his ashes buried in the churchyard of St James Church in Goose Creek, outside Charleston.
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