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Setting: Royal Palace of Andor in Caemlyn

Point of view: Merana Ambrey

Merana, Seonid, Masuri, and Min are riding back to their inn after the first meeting between Rand and the Salidar embassy. Merana is reflecting on the meeting, which did not go well from her perspective. Verin and Alanna are also at the inn and Merana meets with them right after she arrives. Merana is displeased that Alanna bonded Rand but is still trying to find a way to use that to her advantage. Since they are not able to advise Rand directly, they are working behind his back by talking to some of the nobles that are in Caemlyn.

Point of view: Dyelin Taravin

Kairen Stang meets with Lady Dyelin and talk about Elayne becoming available to take the throne.

Point of view: Luan Norwelyn

Rafela Cindal meets with Lord Luan. She suggests that Andor will be better off if it is still united when Rand leaves.

Point of view: Ellorien Traemane

Demira Eriff meets with Lady Ellorien. Ellorien wants to know who will sit in the Lion Throne when Rand leaves, but Demira simply says that, "The Wheel weaves as the Wheel wills."







If you pursue two hares, both will escape you. -Old saying

Unity is better than division; peace better war; patience better than death. -Platitudes in Andor