The Great Hunt (The Wheel of Time #2) - Robert Jordan 7.40   275

For centuries traveling gleemen have told the tales of The Great Hunt of the Horn. So many tales about each of the Hunters, and so many Hunters to tell of...

Now the Horn itself is found: the Horn of Valere long thought only legend, the Horn which will raise the dead heroes of the ages.

And it is stolen.

Rand al'Thor, the farmboy who is thought to be the Dragon Reborn — the leader long prophesied who will save the world, but in the saving destroy it; the savior who will run mad and kill all those dearest to him — refuses to accept his fate. Even facing the dreaded Amrylin, the leader of the Aes Sedai who may intend to "gentle" him, Rand fiercely denies his Power. He will have none of it — no matter what Myrddraal and Trollocs, Aes Sedai and dreams stand in his way.

But with the Horn another object is stolen: a dagger from the terrible ruins of Shadar Logoth. Unless the dagger is recovered, Mat Cauthon's life will end. And Mat is Rand's oldest friend. Unwillingly, distrusting everyone, Rand is drawn into the Hunt.

As Egwene, the innkeeper's lovely daughter, and Nynaeve, the young village Wisdom, set out for Tar Valon's White Tower, seat of the Aes Sedai, Rand and the ogier Loial, accompanied by Perrin Aybara, the Wolfbrother who was once a blacksmith, track the Horn and dagger through Shienar — and enter a world stranger than time itself. But Rand cannot escape his Power. The Dark One is stirring in Shayol Ghul. The Dark One wants the Horn. The Dark One wants Rand.

At once a continuation of The Eye of the World and a novel complete in itself, The Great Hunt is written with all the warmth, excitement, and epic strength that distinguished the first volume of The Wheel of Time.



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Release date 1990
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The Wheel of Time :: Series

Series contains 14 primary works and has 18 total works.

Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time is a story that takes place both in our past and our future. In his fantasy world, the Dark One, the embodiment of pure evil, is breaking free from his prison. The overall plot is about a man who learns that he is the reincarnation of the world’s messiah and is once again destined to save the world from the Dark One – but possibly destroy it in the process. This saga is not only his story, but the story of an entire world’s struggle to deal with war and change, destruction and hope.

The Eye of the World (The Wheel of Time #1) 7.52   349
The Great Hunt (The Wheel of Time #2) 7.40   275
The Dragon Reborn (The Wheel of Time #3) 7.42   256
The Shadow Rising (The Wheel of Time #4) 7.54   241
The Fires of Heaven (The Wheel of Time #5) 7.44   217
Lord of Chaos (The Wheel of Time #6) 7.68   198
A Crown of Swords (The Wheel of Time #7) 7.54   182
The Path of Daggers (The Wheel of Time #8) 7.34   184
Winter's Heart (The Wheel of Time #9) 7.58   170
Crossroads of Twilight (The Wheel of Time #10) 7.26   170
Knife of Dreams (The Wheel of Time #11) 7.66   151
The Gathering Storm (The Wheel of Time #12) 8.94   44
Towers of Midnight (The Wheel of Time #13) 8.58   41
A Memory of Light (The Wheel of Time #14) 8.82   34
The World of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time 8.00   10
New Spring: The Novel 7.48   107
The Wheel of Time Companion 10.00   1
Origins of The Wheel of Time 8.00   2

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