Sealed With Blood Red Wax

Discussion in 'Wheel of Time Discussion - Books 1-14' started by Marcia Quadrarin, Jan 13, 2011.

  1. Kallaes Doon

    Kallaes Doon

    May 12, 2010
    My vote is for him simply being a rabid mad man along the same lines as Masema. It wouldn't have taken much to manipulate him but I don't think anyone even needed to do that.
  2. Venric Methalion

    Venric Methalion Gaidin

    Oct 12, 2010
    Louisville, KY
    Actually that's true, in retrospect I don't know if he's ever stated to be a darkfriend, Graendal just calls him one of her "tools." It's likely he was just a fanatic that she had manipulated, possibly under compulsion. But it does seem like it wouldn't take much to pull his strings.
  3. Analiese Sinclaer

    Analiese Sinclaer Gaidin Company Commander of San d'ma Shadar

    Aug 10, 2010
    Louisiana, USA
    Hi. I am rereading on my kindle right now; I'm at the end of TSR and something just popped into my head about the Whitecloak that Graendal might have been talking about. I can't look it up because Dad still has my books, but was the Whitecloak Farran around in ToM? If so, could he be the one that Graendal was refering to? His behavior and actions seem a little off, and we know that there are darkfriends in the Children. I was just wondering if maybe Byar is just a red herring, since he is the more prominant character. It wouldn't be the first time that a seemingly minor character turned out to be something more. Just look at the darkfriend who tried to stab mat in the stable in EotW. We don't even learn her name until later and she causes considerable trouble eventually. I know that Byar did try to kill Perrin, but that doesn't automatically make him a darkfriend.