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And it shall come to pass that what men made shall be shattered, and the Shadow shall lie across the Pattern of the Age, and the [Dark One|ShaiTan] shall once more lay his hand upon the world of man. Women shall weep and men quail as the nations of the earth are rent like rotting cloth. Neither shall anything stand nor abide...

Yet one shall be born to face the Shadow, born once more as he was born before and shall be born again, time without end. The Dragon shall be Reborn, and there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth at his rebirth. In sackcloth and ashes shall he clothe the people, and he shall break the world again by his coming, tearing apart all ties that bind. Like the unfettered dawn shall he blind us, and burn us, yet shall the [Dragon Reborn|Rand alThor] confront the Shadow at the [Last Battle|Creator], and his blood shall give us the Light. Let tears flow, O ye people of the world. Weep for your salvation.

''—from __The [Karaethon Cycle|Karaethon Prophecies]:\\
The [Prophecies of the Dragon|Karaethon Prophecies],__''\\
as translated by [Ellaine Marise'idin Alshinn],\\
Chief Librarian at the Court of [Arafel],\\
in the Year of Grace 231\\
of the New Era, the Third Age"

! __Bors__ POV

[Bors] attends the [Darkfriend|Darkfriends] Social. There are a hundred attendees from all over the [Westlands|Geography].[1] They are in a large room with no windows. Blank-eyed servants offer refreshments.[2] He tries to identify some of his companions:

* an [Illianer|Illian (Country)] noblewoman wearing a low cut scarlet dress and golden slippers,
* a figure in a gray cloak and hood,
* a [Domani|Arad Doman] woman with a swan neck and very long black hair wearing a golden bracelet identifying her House,
* a right handed [Shienaran|Shienar] soldier wearing a sky blue coat,[3]
* people from [Kandor], [Cairhien|Cairhien (Country)], [Saldaea] and [Ghealdan],
* a [Tinker|TuathaAn] wearing green pants and a yellow coat,[4]
* a [Tairen|Tear (Country)] High Lord with silver worked boots,[5]
* an [Andoran|Andor] [Queen's Guards|Andor] with golden lion-head spurs,[6]
* a [Sea Folk] man, very slender, with a six-pointed star tattoo on his right hand,
* two [Aes Sedai].[7]

The doors to the room open and two [Trollocs] enter followed by a [Myrddraal|Fade]. The [Myrddraal|Fade] smiles[8] and announces that their Master comes. A man appears. [Bors] wonders if it is the [Dark One|ShaiTan] himself or if one of the [Forsaken] is now free. The man identifies himself as [Ba'alzamon|Ishamael] and says the room is near [Shayol Ghul].[9] He shows them images of [Rand|Rand alThor], [Mat|Matrim Cauthon] and [Perrin|Perrin Aybara]. He tells them the Dragon is reborn and that it is better if the Dragon is turned to serve him. [Ba'alzamon|Ishamael] gives individual orders. The [Illianer|Illian (Country)] woman nods eagerly. The [Sea Folk] man is reluctant. The [Shienaran|Shienar] looks confused. One of the [Aes Sedai] is shocked. [Ba'alzamon|Ishamael] tells [Bors] to return to [Tarabon], continue his good works, watch for the three boys and keep quiet about those who have landed at [Toman Head].[10] [Bors] sees a series of images - the [Shayol Ghul] sky, a young woman dressed in white, a raven, a [Seanchan|Seanchan (People)] soldier, the [Horn|Horn of Valere], a wolf. [Ba'alzamon|Ishamael] has implanted secret commands.[11] [Bors] returns to his room and dons his clothes. He is a [Whitecloak|Children of the Light] Questioner.
More [Bors POV|Jaichim Carridin POV] (Possible Spoilers)

! Notes (Possible Spoilers)

[#1] Did [Ishamael] bring each one by [Traveling|Weaves] or was some other method of transportation used?\\
[#2] They are %%ot [zomaran|zomara]%%. ([KoD,Ch3])\\
[#3] Robert Jordan confirmed that [Ingtar|Ingtar Shinowa] was present.\\
[#4] It is unlikely that this is [Aram] as we never saw any evidence that he is a [Darkfriend|Darkfriends].\\
[#5] Possibly [Weiramon|Weiramon Saniago]?\\
[#6] Possibly [Daved Hanlon]?\\
[#7] One of them is [Liandrin|liandrin]. ([TSR,Ch38])\\
[#8] The [Myrddraal|Fade] smiles. Is this the same early version of [Shaidar Haran]? ([TEotW,Ch17], [TGH,Ch6], [TDR,Prologue])\\
[#9] Which brings the question, how did they all get there? Did [Ba'alzamon|Ishamael] [Travel|Weaves] to bring each one, or is there some other mechanism?\\
[#10] The [Seanchan (People)].\\
[#11] One of these will come into effect much later. ([ACoS,Ch15])\\
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