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Caemlyn's Battle

9 replies (last reply 2012-08-29 - steave435)

A crucial subplot: the situation of Caemlyn at the beginning of "A Memory of Light".

1) The Borderlands invasions and the stategic importance of Caemlyn in the Last Battle

Anyone with knowledge of events in ToM - especially those that are happening somehow in the background - cannot see that taking Caemlyn is a crucial strategic target for the Shadow. This would not be so were the Borderlands secure, but they are not anymore. The four Borderland rulers went in their quest for Rand taking most of their armies with them, leaving very weak garrisons in their lands. Why they felt compelled to bring so much military power on that quest at the cost of leaving their...