6

When Rand undertook his journey to become Car'a'carn, his chief rival was Couladin, an Aiel warrior who declared himself to be clan chief of the Shaido Aiel. Couladin hated Rand from the instant he saw him, but later reinforced his own claim by revealing that he

also had a dragon tattoo on each arm, later revealed to have been placed there by Asmodean in an attempt to distract Rand.

However, given how he received this, it seems unlikely he didn't know the source or what it entailed. Then again, he never seemed like a stable individual to begin with, and may have simply believed he woke up like that one morning.

Was Couladin a Darkfriend... or just plain nuts?

  • 4
    Most likely Asmodean used a bit of compulsion to implant a false memory in Couladin's head of receiving the tattoos in Rhuidean. – David H Jun 17 '18 at 20:55

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.