“The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again.”
― Robert Jordan
This is the land where the Wheel of Time series takes place. The setting is set approximately 15 years after Tarmon Gai'don, the Last Battle.
With the Dragon Reborn dead, the Dragon's Peace seems to be a tenuous alliance. Even now, there are rumors that the feared Aes Sedai Queen Elaine is planning a large scale invasion. Strife is rife throughout the kingdoms. The danger from the Dark One is passed but his touch still lingers and the dangers of the world are far from absent.
The Aiel work as keepers if the Dragon's Peace, although, with the revelation of who and what they really are, many have fallen away from their warlike ways. Remnants of the Shaido Aiel still lurk the countryside, occasionally raiding passing caravans, and rumors state that they have begun attacking Tuatha'an caravans, something unheard of before.
The Seanchan Empire is fragmented, with General Feroan gathering forces in Westland and the false Empress Desmona in Seanchan, Empress Fortuona is stuck between a rock and a hard place. Fortunately for her, she is as hard as steel.