The Wheel of Time(r), Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling fantasy series, has captured the imaginations of millions of readers worldwide. Now book number thirteen in the series and the first Wheel of Time volume involving the" New York Times" bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, "Towers of Midnight, "will be available in trade paperback for the first time. This new edition will feature cover art from acclaimed fantasy artist Raymond Swanland. This stunning cover art debuted on the e-book and will now grace bookstore shelves in this handsome new edition.The Last Battle has started. The seals on the Dark One's prison are crumbling. The pattern itself is unraveling, and the armies of the Shadow have begun to boil out of the Blight.The Sun has begun to set upon the Third Age. Perrin Aybara is now hunted by specters from his past: Whitecloaks, a slayer of wolves, and the responsibilities of leadership. All the while, an unseen foe is slowly pulling a noose tight around his neck. To prevail, he must seek out answers in the wolf dream and find a way-at long last-to master the wolf within him or lose himself to it forever.Meanwhile, Matrim Cauthon prepares for the most difficult challenge of his life. The creatures beyond the stone gateways-the Arlfinn and the Eelfinn-have confused him, taunted him, and left him hanged, his memory stuffed with bits and pieces of other men's lives. He had hoped that his last confrontation with them would be the end of it, but the Wheel weaves as the Wheel wills. The time is coming, when he will again have to dance with the Snakes and the Foxes, playing a game that cannot be won. The Tower of Ghenjel awaits, and its secrets will reveal the fate of a friend long lost.This is the penultimate novel of Robert Jordan's #1 "New York Times" bestselling series-the second of three based on materials he left behind when he died in 2007-brings dramatic and compelling developments to many threads in the Pattern. The end draws near."Dovie'andi se tovya sagain." It's time to toss the dice.