This is the worst book in the series, it just doesn't push the story forwards. We get glimpses of great events on the horizon but Jordan just wanders in their general direction in a drunken meander. You think you're getting closer but this is just 822 pages of filler, it's a tedious journey where I want to say "ARE WE THERE YET?" every five miles. Jordan may be gifted but he needs a better editor, we've got another year to wait for the next book, lets hope he can pull it together.