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  1. I've got a theory about how Rand lights his pipe. The 'True Power' Is what the note was drilled for. Lews Therin describes while Rand uses it as literally the Dark One. It is also stated the Dark One is the only person who can allow access to the power. Given everything in the Wheel of Time is balance, could there be an argument that the Creator has a power that is HIS essence like the True Power is for the Dark One. The creator may be more discerning on who has access and Rand had to win the Last Battle to be deemed worthy for this power. Saidar
  2. Very true but Demandred is also able to poke a hole in Lan in a one on one duel which is pretty darn impressive. Plus Demandred probably isn't completely focused on the duels he is fighting man on man but rather more the duel he fights with Mat on with their armies. That said Mat is pretty darn badass and ok I'll put him up to no. 1 cus I genuinely think Lan and Demanded need to be together on the list
  3. Ok so this is a subjective list. Open for wild debate and likely to involve a number of duels being challenged. Rules are no channelling allowed fighters are allowed to be selected at peak skills (e.g. Rand pre KoD). (Also due to them not dueling per say and the fact I've no idea where to fit them in I'm leaving the Aiel out... but if you want add them in to any conters) 1. Lan - got to be! 2. Demandred - close 2nd probably if he concentrated could have been 1st but you lose concentration against Lan and you die. 3. Mat rarely seen in a fair fight he could be
  4. With Relation to this a lot of the early death's in the vileness (admittedly when the BA was behind a lot of it) were paying thugs to take them out. NS Chapter 16: If they were just dishing out money to hitmen then only getting involved in cases where channelling had developed the numbers killed could be very high. That said with these sorts of things the numbers are probably somewhere in between what the official figure said and what the largest claim said it was.
  5. Firstly I don't think Moiraine ever thought it was the DO. After the events of tEotW she goes to Adeleas and Vandene's retreat to do additional research. She doesn't divulge much to Rand at this stage but she's pretty confident it's Ishy at the end of tDR despite not studying any more. 2. Sammael though especially was known for the scar and his stature. So I would be surprised if that didn't survive through to the current time. 3. Moiraine has spent 20 years prepping for it I would suspect she knows more than basics if not much more she and Siuan had Tar Valon's librari
  6. I like your thinking.... off the top of my head I reckon so. If you made the design so that it's dependant on compression then yes that works....
  7. If you're making an incredibly tall building you'd need cullendar nuts and bolts as you'd need to attach individual pieces of cullendar together. You can't make a infinitely tall piece of cullendar as first you need to make a piece of iron that big. Then if I go super geeky. How do cullendar bolt threads strech when tightened? If they can't strech then you can't do them up so they wouldn't vibrate loose over time. Unless you get some sort of cullendar loctite...
  8. Personally I've always preferred Saidin cooked fries to Saidar cooked ones. I think the tempestuous nature of Saidin just gives them a more even cooking without having to remember to flip them halfway.
  9. There's a few reasons I think dhe csn do this. 1. Moiraine is one of the few people in the world who knows the Forsaken are free, so one of tge few people who would even consider them in the whole who's this Lord Brend chap. 2. She also knows it's not Ishamael, Aginor or Balthamel after confronting two at the Eye of the World and the fight at Falme so knows it could only be Rahvin, Demandred, Asmodean, Be'lal or Sammael if it is a Forsaken. 3. Most of all I think given she knew the Dragon had been Reborn nearly 20 years ago and the plan was for her and Siuan
  10. I have started a reread of the series and decided for the first time to start with New Spring. Reading Chapter 3 I picked up on something odd. Moiraine felt that small tingle again as the light of saidar briefly surrounded the other woman. Any woman who could channel could feel another wielding the Power if she was close enough, but the tingle was unusual. Women who spent a lot of time together in their training sometimes felt it, but the sensation was supposed to fade away over time. Hers and Siuan’s never had. Sometimes Moiraine thought it was a sign of how close their fri
  11. Exactly what I think here. The whole vision had more to do with Min's distrust of her and Rand's initial trust. I think it shows the weakness of blindly trusting visions and prophecy to guide you through the last battle.
  12. This whole debate is why balefire nearly unravels the pattern. It by definition creates a plot hole something that happened also didn't happen but indirect things still happened. Here's two new scenarios. Person A balefires person B burning his thread back by 1 minute. 30 seconds later person C balefires person A also removing a minute of time. Is person B alive again? Person A is dead before they balefire B but person B is dead at a point in time unaffected by the second balefire so does the death still stand (I'm going both dead) What i
  13. @wotfan4472 It is after the full activation of the dreamspike. Tam though after one of his scouting trips comes and tells Perrin he needs to leave. I assume in the search for the exact location of the statue described Cadsuane traveled close and found/was found by Elyas and Tam.
  14. I'm just re-reading this and came up with the same thing. 1. Dreamspike is placed before Galad recognises Magdin. 2. Tam informs Rand that Morgase is alive. 3. Rand meets Egwene post veins of Gold, this meeting is before Messana is found 4. Dreamspike isn't removed until Messana is uncovered. Only 2 explanations work. Tam walked outside dreamspike area with someone who actually traveled close. Or the wilder theory. We often get told how time is different in TAR did Perrin moving the dreamspike actually take days in thereal world
  15. Yeah I agree that the attack seems to have very little purpose for the Shadow. Essentially speaking their tactics had been to "Let the Lord of Chaos rule" and drive wedges in the lights plans sow distrust and disharmony. This is direct action against Rand. The immediate outcome of which is to force Rand to realise that the last battle is very near and they need to pull together join forces with the Seanchan. Essentially doing the opposite of the Shadow's tactics for the last 5 books. All this attack did is serve as warning to the Light of the size of forces the Shadow is capable of deploying a
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