Robert Jordan (James Oliver Rigney, Jr) 1948 - 2007

Best known for his Wheel of time series Robert Jordan passed away on Sunday at the age of 58.

Since early 2006 friends and fans have followed his battle with cardiac amyloidosis on his fan blog.

Robert had the first book of the wheel of time “The Eye of the World” published in 1990 and fans have been following the adventures of Rand al'Thor, Matrim Cauthon and Perrin Aybara.

For over 15 years. Although knowing that his time was short Robert was confident that “A Memory of Light” the final book (12) in the wheel of time series would be finished. The status of “A Memory of Light” is at present unknown.