Robert Jordan's Eye of the World Vol. 1
Robert Jordan's epic fantasy tale begins with Rand al'Thor and his friends Matrim and Perrin at the spring festival. Moiraine Damodred and Lan Mandragoran appear, and almost before Rand knows it, he and his friends are fleeing his home village with Moiraine, Lan, and Egwene al'Vere, the innkeeper's daughter, who wishes to become an Aes Sedai. As they run for their lives, Moiraine and Lan begin to teach the young people what they need to know to survive in this dangerous world.