The Shadow Rising Setting & Symbolism

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The Stone of Tear

A fortress in the city of Tear, believed to be impregnable, but which fell to an Aiel force at the close of the previous book.

The One Power

The One Power is a force composed of Air, Earth, Water, Fire, and Spirit, which those who can channel it use to manipulate the world.

Saidin

The male half of the One Power.

Saidar

The female half of the One Power.

The White Tower

The White Tower is a massive fortress built with the One Power during the Age of Legends, in the Aes Sedai home city of Tar Valon.

Angreal, sa'angreal, ter'angreal

Angreal are objects used to manipulate the One Power. Sa'angreal will magnify the power of the user, allowing them to perform any task with the One Power with greater strength than without. Ter'angreal are objects that will produce a specific effect when power...

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