Category Archives: The Eye of the World

Hoofprints #3

There aren’t many hoofprints to track in The Dragon Reborn. Bela carries Egwene to Tar Valon and stays there for the rest of the book while every other character scampers around. Has The Dark One lost interest in our heroes? … Continue reading

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Suspicious Activity #3

I have one last suspicious activity to note before moving on. I can’t believe I missed it the first time around – good thing I read the graphic novel too! WHY is Bela even on this journey to begin with? … Continue reading

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Thoughts on The Eye of the World: the Graphic Novel (Volume 1)

I have the great distinction of owning one more WoT book than Erin (The Eye of the World: The Graphic Novel Volume 1), so I would like to post on it before I begin reading The Great Hunt. This is the … Continue reading

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Hoofprints #2

It is my utter and complete pleasure to be honored with discussing the single most suspicious thing The Dark One a.k.a. Bela the horse does over the course of the series: Survive Shadar Logoth. Think about it. 8 horses enter the city … Continue reading

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Why Do I Love WoT?

Although tracking the activity of the Dark One, otherwise known as Bela, is indeed a Very Important Matter, this is a semi-serious post about something else. I just finished reading chapter 29, Eyes Without Pity, and I wanted to stop … Continue reading

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Hoofprints #1

I figure I should call my Bela investigation posts something different, so here ya go. I’m not very far into the book, but keeping a close ear on what’s happening (I’m listening to my audio edition of TEOTW currently, though … Continue reading

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Suspicious Activity #2

This is not immediately suspicious. In fact, it actually happened before Suspicious Activity #1, and is really only suspicious in hindsight. Mayor al’Vere tells Rand on page 81 of my edition (chapter 7): “Bela galloped into the village an hour … Continue reading

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