WoT If…A Cour'souvra Survives? in Theory Blog Posted May 9, 2013 On a related note, what if Rand put Mat's soul back in his body when he was hung in TSR? Actually, Mat didn't die in Rhuidean. RJ said: Tim KingtonMy friend Josh and I had been talking about how Rand and Mat spent a week in Rhuidean, and so he asked how long Mat was hanging. Robert JordanLong enough. JOSHLong enough for what? ROBERT JORDANLong enough to be ALMOST dead.