Short Essay Questions Key
1. What does Elaida learn as she meets with her inner circle of advisers?
The advisers tell her about a strange calm that has descended over the Borderlands and the Blight. They mention the rebellion in Tarabon and the deposition of the Panarch Amathera.
2. Describe Elaida do Avriny a'Roihan.
Elaida is a commanding Aes Sedai of the Red Ajah and was the adviser to Queen Morgase during most of Elayne's childhood. She leads the coup against Siuan Sanche and now sits in the Amyrlin Seat.
3. What do the readers learn about the forsaken in the Prologue?
The Forsaken meet in Caemlyn, where one of them, Rahvin, has bewitched Queen Morgase and is acting as the ruler of Andor. Rahvin, Lanfear, Graendal, and Sammael review their position. Four Forsaken are dead or captured by al'Thor. They begin hatching a plan to bring al'Thor down.
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