World of Warcraft: Jaina, Tides of War by New York Times bestselling author, Christie Golden is available for pre-order. It’s a prequel to World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria. The novel focuses on the events that led to the destruction of Theramore. Here’s where readers will find out the stressful situation that transforms Jaina Proudmoore.
Hint: By now some fans might have seen the datamined new Jaina model with the white hair, and blue eyes.
Considering the World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria opening cinematic will debut at GamesCom (Germany) in August 15-19, and the novel’s release date was surprisingly moved from November to the end of August — this might be a big sign the MMO expansion pack might launch at the end of August.
In that case, the official announcement of the release date of World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria should be days away.
- World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War (Hardcover)
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The renowned sorceress Jaina Proudmoore has long struggled to maintain a lasting peace between the Alliance and horde.
But now, as mounting tensions threaten to ignite a new era of conflict, her hopes for peace could be extinguished forever…
Warchief Garrosh, obsessed with assuring the Horde’s supremacy over Kalimdor, launches an all-out attack against Jaina’s island home of Theramore. Though the valiant Alliance defenders rush to repel the sudden onslaught, they’ll soon find themselves unprepared for the terrible scope of Garrosh’s true plans…
The destruction wrought by the Horde’s brazen attack irrevocably transforms Jaina, propelling the kindhearted diplomat down a path of grief and vengeance that will alter not only her destiny – but the destiny of Azeroth itself.
“Nothing is free, Go’el,” Jaina Proudmoore said. “Your knowledge and skills were bought at a cost. The . . . orc you left behind in your place had done much harm in your absence. If I have heard about what is going on in Orgrimmar and Ashenvale, surely you must have!”
Go’el’s mien, which had been deeply peaceful, now looked troubled. “I have heard, of course.”
“And . . . you do nothing?”
“I have another path,” he said. “You have seen the results of that path. A threat that—”
“Go’el, I hear this, but now that task is over. Garrosh is stirring up trouble between the Alliance and the Horde—trouble that didn’t exist until he started it. I can understand if you don’t wish to undermine him publicly, but—perhaps you and I can work together. Form a summit of sorts. Ask Baine to join us; I know he has no love for what Garrosh is striving for. I could speak with Varian. As of late, he seems to be more reachable. Everyone respects you, even in the Alliance, Go’el. You have earned that respect because of your actions. Garrosh has earned nothing but mistrust and hatred because of his.”
She indicated her cloak, which had blown about with the wind he had sent to bear her to shore. “You can control the winds as a shaman. But the winds of war are blowing, and if we do not stop Garrosh now, many innocents will pay the price for our hesitation.”
The ashes of the Cataclysm have settled across Azeroth’s disparate kingdoms. As the broken world recovers from the disaster, the renowned sorceress Lady Jaina Proudmoore continues her long struggle to mend relations between the Horde and the Alliance. Yet of late, escalating tensions have pushed the two factions closer to open war, threatening to destroy what little stability remains in the . . .
Dark news arrives in Jaina’s beloved city, Theramore. One of the blue dragonflight’s most powerful artifacts—the Focusing Iris—has been stolen. To unravel the item’s mysterious whereabouts, Jaina works with the former blue Dragon Aspect Kalecgos. The two brilliant heroes forge an unlikely bond during their investigation, but another disastrous turn of events looms on the horizon. . . .
Garrosh Hellscream is mustering the Horde’s armies for an all-out invasion of Theramore. Despite mounting dissent within his faction, the brazen warchief aims to usher in a new era of Horde domination. His thirst for conquest leads him to take brutal measures against anyone who dares question his leadership.
Alliance forces converge on Theramore to repel the Horde onslaught, but the brave defenders are unprepared for the true scope of Garrosh’s cunning and deceptive strategy. His attack will irrevocably transform Jaina, engulfing the ardent peacekeeper in the chaotic and all-consuming . . . TIDES OF WAR
© 2009 Blizzard Entertainment, Inc
Author: Christie Golden
Release date: August 28, 2012
Hardcover, 352 pages
Also available in Unabridged Audio Book and eBook format
Published by Gallery Books