“He is born again! I feel him! The Dragon takes his first breath! He is coming! He is coming! Light help us! Light help the world! He lies in the snow and cries like the thunder! He burns like the sun!”—Gitara Moroso
The rebirth of the Dragon has been foretold to be the first sign of the Final Battle. He will bring about the winds of change. He and the other three Pillars will preapre the world for Tarmon Gai’don. Many of the prophecies concerning the Pillars are conflicting to who will do what. The names of the Four have been used interchangeably, depending on the author. Few things are certain, though, and one of those is that the Dragon is said to bring change.
The change has begun since the announcement of the Dragon’s rebirth at Falme. After the battle, Fedric Persor was seen in the sky fighting against Ishamael and a woman’s voice saying “Behold! The Dragon has been reborn!” Many people have taken this to mean that they should give up what they were doing with their lives to follow the Dragon. Many of these people are being lead by a man claiming to be the Prophet of the Dragon. Others are beginning to form groups and turn quickly to banditry.
The Dragon is said to have taken the sword, callandor, in Tear and have gone to the Aiel Waste. No more has been heard from him and the people who claim to follow him descend into chaos…