Amadaine 9 (June 16)
- 998 NE - Ingtar's party reach the Erinin. Once the cross, they find deserted villages and a Myrddraal nailed to the door. Rand has a strange repeated experience in one village, which he breaks by channeling. At camp that night, Rand discovers Moiraine has given him the Dragon Banner.
- 998 NE - The Amyrlin's party reaches Medo and takes a ship downriver.
- 999 NE - Rand and the Aiel leave Rhuidean for Cold Rocks Hold. They meet a party of peddlers led by Hadnan Kadere. Camping at Imre Stand, they are attacked that night by Trollocs.
- 999 NE - Eldrith Jhondar, one of the Black Ajah in Tanchico, learns that the device to control Rand is in the Panarch's Palace.
- 999 NE - Perrin and his men find a burned farmhouse and track down and destroy a party of thirty-two Trollocs.