|Thus Spake The Creator
The Age of Legends
Q: Are shocklances guns, or an energy discharge
Q: What age # was the age of legends.
Q: The character Beidomon was presumably very powerful
in the AOL and it has been suggested by some that he is
still knocking around in the current age, possibly as
Mordeth. Is there any truth in this?
Q: Mr. Jordan, I loved your flashbacks to the Age of
Legends in Book Four. I'm fascinated by how so many
characters regard this Age as an incredible time when Aes
Sedai could accomplish anything. Will we learn anything
else about the Age of Legends in your upcoming books?
Then KuraFire asked his LTT's palance
Q: Does the ashanderei come from the Age of legends?
Reports from signings
Also, there's another (non FAQ related) note concerning the pre-Bore AoL... RJ had mentioned (in response to another question) that what the characters believe does not make it so (Moir's statements were used as an example), so I asked whether the pre-Bore AoL was the Utopia that the characters believed it to be. His reply is paraphrased below: Compared to their current world, it certainly would be a utopia. However, that doesn't mean that it wasn't perfect. Of course, outbreaks of diseases were kept to a minimum, but it and other disasters of that ilk still occurred. Evil still existed, as well.
Even back in the AoL, regular, ordinary folks could do some pretty nasty things. He then cited a study about a small town of ordinary Germans in WW2 who did some pretty horrific things (I believe he was referring to the book "Hitler's Willing Executioners").
My first question: "Was the Aes Sedai who
initiated the Pact of Rhuidean
On the subject of a story set in the Age of Legends,
most probably not. The Age of Legends was entirely
too boring to write about, up until the time it became
too interesting. And at that point, it became too
Who or what is the Tamyrlin? RAFO.
Tonight I asked him, sneakily and in-between
two people asking him to sign their books, about whether
or not anything was still remaining from LTT's palace, in
other words if there were still ruins left of it in the