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The True Origins of Mazrim Taim

93 replies (last reply 2012-01-05 - Macster)

In Lord of Chaos, we are introduced to Mazrim Taim, an enigmatic character of dubious intentions who has defied every theory I've seen written about him. Mazrim Taim has been channeling for a long time. Sure, you can hold off the madness for awhile. I'll buy that; every channeler is different, etc., etc. Yet Taim shows knowledge and prejudices that no Third Ager should have. He knows Travelling, how to test for the ability to channel, and how to ignore heat and cold. These could be taught if he found the right person, but his famous "so-called Aiel" comment and his disdain for melee weapons (LoC Ch 11) are red flags, however. How can a lifetime's worth of prejudices be taught in a year and a half to two years? (My best estimate of how long the Forsaken have been freed at this point.)