Nesan 22 (November 17)
- 998 NE - Rand's party arrive at a deserted village. Rand encounters Ba'alzamon again.
- 999 NE - Rand returns to Caemlyn, receives a letter from Alliandre Maritha Kigarin, queen of Ghealdan, and is attacked by a Gray Man, who is killed by Taim.
- 999 NE - Adeleas and Vandene arrive in Salidar. Thom and Juilin return from Amadicia. Nynaeve Heals Logain, Siuan and Leane. The Hall reinstates Siuan and Leane as Aes Sedai.