Kaladin has saved Bridge Four from the clutches of Torol Sadaes’s bridge runs. Dalinar begins to have visions from the Almighty warning him of an impending Desolation. Shallan must make her way to the Shattered Plains while coming to terms with her past and discovering her powers.
The world's guardians have left humanity to petty rivalries and deceit. Highprince Dalinar Kholin must unite his kingdom before the Voidbringers return. Kaladin must escape slavery and find his true calling. Shallan must save her house from ruin while discovering the truth of the world and what is to come.