Silver coin given to the boys in book 1

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  1. Mendo Cath

    Mendo Cath Voidbringer Aes Sedai

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    Its been a while and I am re-reading (listening) book 1, (chapter 2) via audio book.

    The whole interaction with the boys and reviving the silver coins strikes me as odd.

    Was it just bumpkin boys and a pretty lady or was something more going on? (one power)
    I know the coin's them self have a properties, with the tracking later..
    but what of the sudden urge to keep the coins.. just a thought.
    Related to mind manipulation?
     
  2. Eluial Aldaran

    Eluial Aldaran Aes Sedai Head of the Brown Ajah

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    It's been a while for me (over 3 years, really) but I have a vague recollection of her admitting to having used mild compulsion on them. When mat and perrin gets lost, I think rand worries about them spending their coins and moiraine tells him not to worry about it, iirc.
     
  3. Almira ni'Caldazare

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    Mat uses the coin Moiraine gives him in Rhidean when Rand wants him to stay out of the center of the city. Mat says to leave the decision to chance and tosses the coin. Rand (Mat thinks it is Rand at least) makes the coin land on edge. Mat agrees to stay and finds the other twisted door.
     
  4. Mendo Cath

    Mendo Cath Voidbringer Aes Sedai

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    Mat and Rand lost their coins when they paid Domon Bayle for boarding the Spray.
     
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    Mendo Cath Voidbringer Aes Sedai

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    Thanks Maleshub. That's what I sorta remembered as well.
     
  7. Brandegoris Al'Mor

    Brandegoris Al'Mor Citizen

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    Yes! Compulsion I think is correct. El knows ALL the things! Listen to her!!! :)