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Theo Rhetorical has written 1 theories.

Let's Flog Some Dead Horses...

31 replies (last reply 2010-05-13 - RandoftheHandless)
It seems to me that a big part of the answer to this mystery hinges on chronology.

Who knew what when?

Who was where when?

First, some background:

-Lanfear devises a plan to capture Rand with a small linked circle of other Forsaken by luring him into attacking Sammael. This plan is proposed and ( more or less ) agreed to in the Prologue to FoH.

But, how was it supposed to work?

Enough clues were to be planted and enough information was to be leaked that even a simple farmboy from the sticks would be sure to realize that Sammael had taken over Illian.

Okay, so Rand attacks, then what? Things are likely to get really messy once that happens.

It seems obvious that Sam didn't go to all the trouble of building his powerbase someplace ju...