The Eye of the World
by Robert Jordan
Synopsis of The Eye of the World
Set in a world where two kinds of magic exist, one female and the other male, the Wheel of Time Series features as its hero Rand, who begins the first volume as a simple shepherd. A visitor soon sends Rand on an epic journey to unite the people of his planet against the Dark One, who threatens vast destruction. Rand's quest takes him through a dazzling array of meticulously detailed alien cultures and such unforgettable characters as the mysterious and lovely Egwene, the sorceress Moiraine, and Moiraine's companion, Lan.