Prophecy in The Great Hunt (idea)
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Part Two of Thirteen. See [Prophecy in Eye of the World] for further information.
From [The Karaethon Cycle] , foretelling the coming of the [Dragon Reborn]. [Rand Al'Thor], in addition to being the Dragon Reborn, is the [Aiel] [He Who Comes With the Dawn], and once Rand proclaims himself, he breaks Tear, Illian, Cairhien, Andor, (indirectly), and the Aiel.
"Daughter of the Night, she walks again.
The man who channels stands alone.
Luc came to the Mountains of Dhoom.
The Watchers wait on Toman Head.
This may or may not be a Dark prophecy, but judging by later events, it is. The Daughter of Night is [Lanfear], who is walking again as Lady Selene. I don't know what the "ancient war" is, and I don't know what "The Shining Walls kneel" means. The Shining Walls are [Tar Valon], but they haven't knelt. Maybe it refers to [Black Ajah] sisters. "The man who channels" is Rand, who in various episodes, throws [Mat Cauthon|Mat] and [Perrin Aybara|Perrin] about to do various dangerous things, such as Mat killing [Couladin.] Luc, an Andor nobleman, disappeared into the [Blight]. Isam was an infant Malkieri nobleman thought dead when [Trolloc]s overran [Malkier]. Later, a man called Slayer hunts wolves in [Tel'Aran'Rhiod], who also refers to himself as Isam, and is probably the man who calls himself Lord Luc, in the Two Rivers. I think Luc and Isam merged into one person, Slayer. [Darkhound]s, who by legend are part of the Hunt with the Dark One, are also loose. And the Time of Change refers to the coming of a new Age. The Watchers over the Waves are based in Toman Head, where the Seanchan armies, descendants of [Artur Hawkwing], who was called the Hammer of the Light, land, and set about destroying Tarabon and Arad Doman, which claims to be descended from those who made [Avendesora], the great tree. And the Great Lord is a reference to the Dark One, who will break out of his prison and return to this world.
This prophecy was stated when [Rand Al'thor] was born, on the slopes of the [Dragonmount], where he was prophecied to be born. Not really a whole lot to this one.
Another portion of the [Karaethon Cycle], that says that Rand has to fight the Shadow, or the Dark One, during the last battle, [Tarmon Gai'don]. There might be some significance in "winds of Tarmon Gai'don", but [The Couple, or so, Commandments|fligu-kigu if I know].
This isn't so much of a prophecy as a foreshadowing, but this reveals that the Dark One has stopped the seasons from progressing, keeping the world in summer, until the [Bowl of the Winds] fixes it.
In [The Great Hunt] , Rand, Mat, Perrin, [Ingtar], and Hurin, ride to Falme to retrieve the Horn of Valere and the [ruby dagger]. Ingtar dies holding off the Seanchan, so four return. Later, Rand fights [Ba'alzamon] in the sky, where he is hit by a fiery spear, which many people take to be the Last Battle, and therefore, that the Dragon is Reborn.
This is said in regards to [Egwene Al'vere|Egwene], who later becomes the [Amyrlin Seat], which is signified by the White Flame of Tar Valon.
"Twice dawns the day when his blood is shed.
Rand has herons branded into his arms twice, both times by Ba'alzamon, the second time, right before he proclaims himself the Dragon Reborn. As for the Dragons, he is marked as a clan chief once, which is to signify when the Aiel followed the [Tu'a'than|Way of the Leaf] when he goes to [Rhuidean]. He is also marked a second time by the Dragons of Rhuidean, but I don't know what price he must pay for it. The second part covers the Last Battle, and seems to say that there will be two dawns that day, and implies that Rand will die and be reborn again at Shayol Ghul. As for the third part, this is achieved by Rand and others sneaking in to the Heart of the Stone and seizing Callandor before Aiel attack and take the fortress.
No less than one page after Min says this, [Liandrin] tricks them into coming to Falme, where she tries to give them to the [Seanchan], and [Nynaeve Al'Maera|Nynaeve], [Min], and [Elayne Trakand|Elayne] are forced to break Egwene out.
When Min sees this, they are in the midst of their rescue of Egwene, so they were in danger. The ring is the ring of the Kings of [Malkier], given to Nynaeve by [Lan Mandragoran|Lan]. I think the red-hot iron and axe has to do with [Daved Hanlon], a Darkfriend who tricks his way into being the captain of Elayne’s guard during the [Succession], and is planning to kill her when the time is right. He uses an axe.
This prophecy is the core of the Wheel of Time series. Rand Al'thor, the Dragon Reborn, is the Prince of the Morning, the Lord of the Dawn. "Ages past and will be in ages to come" signifies that the literal Wheel of Time always repeats itself. I think the "great sword of justice" is [Callandor]. I don't believe "green things will grown and valleys give forth lambs" has any significance.