aka: Slayer, the man with two souls

Son of Lain and Breyan. Cousin to Lan. He is one facet of Slayer.

Physical Description#

He bears a strong family resemblance to Lan.

As Slayer, he is tall and dark-haired. He has a cold scent that is not really human. (TSR,Ch28) He looks enough like Lan to be his brother. (TSR,Ch42) He has dark hair and blue eyes and a face all hard planes and angles. (TSR,Ch53)

Points of View#

See Isam's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. Robert Jordan blog
    1. Slayer chooses the appearance and personality of either Luc or Isam at his will whenever he enters or exits Tel'aran'rhiod.
  2. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch7 - The Dark Prophecy refers to Luc meeting Isam in the high passes of the Mountains of Dhoom.
  3. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch28 - Hopper tells Perrin the man is called Slayer, he is in the wolf dream in the flesh and he is very dangerous.
    2. TSR,Ch29 - Perrin is worried that Slayer may also be in the real Two Rivers.
    3. TSR,Ch29 - Marin and Bran tell Perrin about Lord Luc, a Hunter of the Horn who is in the Two Rivers.
    4. TSR,Ch30 - Perrin wonders if this Lord Luc has some ideas how to fight the Trollocs.
    5. TSR,Ch34 - Janduin was killed in the Blight by a man who looked like Shaiel.
    6. TSR,Ch40 - To Perrin, Luc smells cold and barely human.
    7. TSR,Ch40 - Though he claims to be from Murandy, Luc also brags that he has a claim to a Borderlands throne.
    8. TSR,Ch53 - To Perrin, Luc and Slayer smell different, but both are cold and hardly human.
    9. TSR,Ch56 - The Trollocs chant, "ISAM!" as they make the final charge on Emond's Field.
    10. TSR,Ch56 - Fain is angry that Isam stopped bringing in Trollocs. He is pleased that his attack on Taren Ferry letting people escape to spread the news discomforted Isam.
  4. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Ch10 - Temaile spots Luc spying on Elayne and Nynaeve in Tel'aran'rhiod, but she does not know who he is.
    2. WH,Ch22 - The Great Lord gave Luc/Isam the ability to enter Tel'aran'rhiod at will and other gifts, but immunity to weapons and poison was not one of them.
    3. WH,Ch22 - He freely switches personalities between Luc and Isam in both the real world and Tel'aran'rhiod.
  5. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch35 - Perrin tells Faile that he-s fairly certain that Slayer is Lord Luc.
    2. ToM,Ch33 - Perrin and Hopper practice against nightmares to build his strength against Slayer.
    3. ToM,Ch34 - Perrin is certain that Slayer is responsible for the dome in the wolf dream and the failure of Traveling. It is a trap to keep him in place.
    4. ToM,Ch37 - Slayer tells Perrin that Luc hates him deeply.
    5. ToM,Ch40 - Perrin feels like he failed because he did not kill Slayer.
    6. ToM,Ch53 - Perrin-s leg still throbs from Slayer's arrow even though the wound was Healed.
    7. ToM,Epilogue - Graendal tries to blame Perrin's escape on Isam but Shaidar Haran will have none of it. Her punishment begins.