Lord of Chaos

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Lord of Chaos
Author Robert Jordan
Cover Artist Darrell K. Sweet
Series The Wheel of Time (#6)
Publication Date 15 October 1994
Pages 720 (U.S. Hardback edition)
ISBN-13 978-0312854287
Preceded by The Fires of Heaven
Followed by A Crown of Swords

Lord of Chaos is the sixth book in Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time Series. First published on October 15, 1994 (exactly one year after 'The Fires of Heaven') by Tor Books, US, it consists of a prologue and fifty-five chapters. Unlike the previous five books, the sixth one also has an epilogue.

The audiobook, narrated by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading, is 41 hours and 32 minutes long.


To learn more about the plot of the Shadow Rising, read the following articles

Chapter Summaries

The volunteers at TarValon.Net have written very extensive summaries of each chapter in the book. Feel free to go through them here:


For a list of all the characters that appear in Lord of Chaos, check:

Other Issues

  • The Bulgarian edition was first released in 1999 by BARD publishing house (ИК "БАРД"), translated by Valerii Russinov (Валерий Русинов). There is no audiobook in Bulgarian.
  • The Norwegian edition was first published in 2001 by Tiden Norsk Forlag AS and it was translated by Morten Hansen.

Titles in Other Languages

  • Bulgarian - Gospodarijat na haosa - Господарят на хаоса
  • Norwegian (issued in three volumes):
    • Kaosets Herre (Lord of Chaos)
    • Amyrlins Trone (The Amyrlin's throne)
    • Det Svarte Tårnet (The Black Tower)
  • Serbian - Gospodar haosa

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