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Old 07-31-2012, 11:09 AM
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Default TGH: Ch. 28 - Killing Women

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TITLE: Great Hunt
CHAPTER: 28 - A New Thread in the Pattern
Urien seemed astounded. He looked at the Shienarans, sitting their horses all around, as if he suspected some trick. "You are not a Maiden of the Spear," he said slowly. "How could I strike at a woman who has not wedded the spear? It is forbidden except to save life, and then I would take wounds to avoid it."
I forgot the connection between this and Rand's obsession with not killing women. Just thought I'd note it, and maybe come back to it later.
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Of course, Rand's case is different, as he is also averse to fighting a woman who is wedded (or maybe engaged, or just in a not-too-serious relationship) with the spear.
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