Terms Glossary F
Falcon Stoops, the:
Falling Leaf, the
False Dragon: A man who falsely claims to be the Dragon Reborn. Many False Dragons have attracted huge armies
Fancloth: A material from the Age of Legends that could blend into the background and camouflage a person, now used for Warder cloaks.
Far Aldazar Din: The Brothers of the Eagle, an Aiel Warrior Society
Far Dareis Mai: The Maidens of the Spear, an Aiel Warrior Society composed entirely of women.
Fateful Concord: the agreement by all female Aes Sedai of significant strength not to aid Lews Therin in his plan to re-seal the Dark One at the end of the War of the Power
Father of Lies: A name for the Dark One
Fetch: A Myrddraal
Field of Blood: The Battle of Bekkar, the last battle fought by Manetheren before its destruction
Finder: A weave laid on an object that allows an Aes Sedai to find the person who has it.
Fire: One of the Five Powers, traditionally stronger in men
First Brother: An Aiel kniship term for brother
First Covenant: The agreement of the Aiel during the Age of Legends to serve the Aes Sedai and follow the Way of the Leaf
First Reasoner: The head of the White Ajah
First Rose of Summer, the:
First Selector: The head of the Blue Ajah
First Sister: An Aiel knship term for Sister. People can also become first sisters through a special weave
First Sister Bond: The link between two women who have chosen to become first sister
First Twelve: The twelve highest ranking Wavemistresses of the Sea Folk
First Weaver: The head of the Yellow Ajah
Fist: A military unit, especially of trollocs
Five Powers: The five elements of the One Power, Air, Earth, Fire, Water and Spirit.
Fives: A dice game
Flame and the Void, The: A concentration technique, in which someone imagines a flame and then imagines pushing all emotion into it for them to be burned away
Flatwort: A Tea used for fatigue
Fools, Feast of: A feastday in which the social order is reversed
Foot: A unit of measurement equivalent to 10 inches
Forerunners: The initial force of the Seanchan invasion of around five hundred ships, under the command of Suroth and Turak that landed at Falme
Forkhorn: A waist high deer in the Drowned Lands
Forsaken: The leading Aes Sedai who turned to the Dark One in the Age of Legends. At the end of the war, the thirteen surviving were sealed in the Bore with the Dark One
Foretelling: A talent of the One Power that allows a person glimpses of the future. These are often obscure and the individual has no control over them
Forgers: Thick slow moving creatures that make the swords that Myrddraal use.
Forkroot: A herb that has little effect on most people, but in those that can channel, in small amounts it blocks the ability and in larger amounts will render them unconscious.
Foxtail: A herb used to aid sleep
Fourth Age: The Age due once Rand al'Thor has defeated the Dark One and broken the world
Freia, Feast of: A feast celebrated in Adar along the east and south
Free Year: The Free Era, after the defeat of the Trollocs in the Trolloc Wars