In this 3rd volume, numerous months have actually passed, and Roland’s 2 brand-new tet-mates have actually ended up being skilled gunslingers. Eddie Dean has actually quit heroin, and Odetta’s 2 selves have actually signed up with, ending up being the more powerful and more well balanced character of Susannah Dean. But while fighting The Pusher in 1977 New York, Roland transformed ka by conserving the life of Jake Chambers, a young boy who – in Roland’s world – has actually currently passed away. Now Roland and Jake exist in various worlds, however they are signed up with by the exact same insanity: the paradox of double memories.
Roland, Susannah, and Eddie needs to draw Jake into Mid-World and after that follow the Path of the Beam all the method to the Dark Tower. Along the method our tet stumbles into the messed up city of Lud, and are captured in between the warring gangs of the Pubes and the Grays. The just escape of Lud is to wake Blaine the Mono, a ridiculous train that wants riddling, and for self-destructive journeys.