Slayer was there to get rid of Fain i think. As for the trollocs.. i can't exactly remember but i remember Luc hearing Perrin's plan to ambush the group ahead and then themselves in turn got ambushed, So they could very well be Slayers... but then again Fain could have had his own fist's of trollocs about too.
Now i don't have my books to hand at the mo, just re-reading and it came to my attention that in KoD Perrin is reffered to as the wolf king, trading his axe for the hammer.. heralding the last battle etc etc But where has Perrin aquired this title from? Do wolves have a hierarchy apart from pack leaders? or is it simply because he is one of the three big players that they laid this title upon him? Oz x