Over the centuries, many men before Rand al'Thor claimed to be the Dragon Reborn. Only a few could channel, but those few often wreaked havoc before they could be killed or gentled.

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References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Eye of the World
    1. TEotW,Ch3 - Padan Fain tells the Emond's Field crowd that there is a false Dragon in Ghealdan. That is the third in the last five years. The last one started a war and laid siege to Illian.
    2. TEotW,Ch13 - Children of the Light have arrived in Baerlon because of the false Dragon in Ghealdan. Aes Sedai are fighting him.
    3. TEotW,Ch14 - Ba'alzamon claims that the White Tower used Davian, Yurian Stonebow, Guaire Amalasan, Raolin Darksbane and Logain Ablar.
    4. TEotW,Ch26 - News in Whitebridge - the false Dragon Logain Ablar was captured near Lugard. Bartim saw the previous false Dragon paraded through the countryside two years ago.
    5. TEotW,Ch34 - The road to Caemlyn is filled with people headed to see the false Dragon Logain Ablar.
    6. TEotW,Ch52 - Rand asks Moiraine if he will be used like Raolin Darksbane, Guaire Amalasan, Yurian Stonebow, Davian and Logain Ablar.
  2. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch4 - News in Shienar - there are three more false Dragons in Saldaea, Murandy and Tear, but only the one in Saldaea can channel. Moiraine notes that there were three others in the last two years. Logain Ablar is now gentled in Tar Valon. The two others in Kandor and Arad Doman could not channel.
    2. TGH,Ch8 - Rand tells the Amyrlin Seat that he will not be used like Raolin Darksbane, Yurian Stonebow or Guaire Amalasan.
    3. TGH,Ch25 - Thom's patrons want to hear news about false Dragons.
  3. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Prologue - Pedron Niall is sure that Rand is just another false Dragon. He wonders about the other two in Saldaea and Tear. He plans to use the false Dragon to augment his own position.
    2. TDR,Ch12 - News in Tar Valon - Mazrim Taim has been captured and the false Dragon in Haddon Mirk was captured and executed. The moment Rand declared himself the false Dragons were eliminated.
    3. TDR,Ch22 - There are always lots of guards around during the trial of a false Dragon in the White Tower because followers of false Dragons Guaire Amalasan and Raolin Darksbane tried to break into the White Tower to rescue them.
  4. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch17 - In the White Tower, Gawyn is concerned about the rumors coming from Tear about a false Dragon taking the Stone of Tear.
  5. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Prologue - News in Amador - the false Dragon Logain Ablar was set up by the Red Ajah.
    2. LoC,Ch2 - Rand reminds Logain Ablar of what happens to false Dragons. Logain Ablar gentled in the White Tower. One beheaded in Haddon Mirk by the Tairens. One burned alive by the Murandians as was Gorin Rogad by the Illianers four years ago.
    3. LoC,Ch8 - Logain Ablar tells his story about the Red Ajah to Altaran nobles. One of the nobles recalls that Raolin Darksbane and Guaire Amalasan's followers attacked the White Tower after they were taken. Nynaeve wonders if the Red Ajah also set up other false Dragons such as Gorin Rogad and Mazrim Taim.
    4. LoC,Ch54 - Loial tells Perrin what he knows about men who channel including Davian, Guaire Amalasan, Raolin Darksbane and Yurian Stonebow.

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