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The Importance of Tel'aran'rhiod

16 replies (last reply 2012-11-28 - Kamaul)

On my last read through of WOT (a while ago--it was in prep for TGS), I ran across a section from The Dragon Reborn that for some reason, I found troubling. It comes in the chapter "A World of Dreams," (in the paperback version I have, the section is from pages 238 to 240). In short, the passage says, or SEEMS to say that in all the various worlds woven by the wheel of time, there are three constants: the creator, the dark one, and tel'aran'rhiod, and that moreover, if the DO is freed in any of the worlds, he is freed in all of them, and if he remains imprisoned in one, he remains imprisoned in all. Here's the relevant quote:

"There is one Creator, who exists everywhere at once for all of these worlds. In the same way, there is only one Dark One, who also exists in a...