The Dream world and Way Gates

Discussion in 'Wheel of Time Discussion - Books 1-14' started by Almira ni'Caldazare, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. Almira ni'Caldazare

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    The Way Gates are made up of possible worlds. Some of these worlds have to be populated. Do people in these Way Gate worlds go to a World of Dreams (tel'aran'rhiod)? Do all of these people end up in the same Tel'aran'rhiod? Is Randland the only world with a Dream World?
    Any thoughts/guesses?
     
  2. Al'Amar El'Haldir

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    Way gates? Do you mean Portal Stones; or the Ogier Ways? I'm guessing the Portal Stones; and will reply accordingly.

    Tel'aran'rhiod is the third constant in the creation. There is the Creator, the Dark One, and Tel'aran'rhiod (probably brought to existence by the Creator to affect or fix creation). And my understanding is that each parallel world is linked to Tel'aran'rhiod or has a connection to its own version of Tel'aran'rhiod. The world of dreams is a constant; but not a single one. I say this because we don't see anyone from other parallel worlds in Randland's version of Tel'aran'rhiod. And Randland's world of dreams has the exact same physical characteristics of the land. There is no conflict where between physical aspects of Randland and its version of Tel'aran'rhiod as far as I can remember.

    The Library's entry on Tel'aran'rhiod ends with this quote from Verin:

     
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  3. Almira ni'Caldazare

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    Thank you for the quotes!
    They explain a lot.