Pronunciation: LOOZ THEH-rihn TEHL-ah-mon 
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aka: Lord of the Morning, Kinslayer, Dragon, Prince of the Dawn

Leader of the [Aes Sedai] in the [Age of Legends] before and during the [Shadow War]. Lews Therin was married to [Ilyena Sunhair|Ilyena Therin Moerelle] ([TEotW,Prologue]). During the [War of the Shadow|Shadow War], he was known as the Dragon. In the madness which overtook all male [Aes Sedai], he killed every living person who carried any of his blood, as well as everyone he loved, thus earning the name Kinslayer ([The Eye of the World],Glossary).

! Possible Spoilers
He reappears as a voice in [Rand]'s head. While it is not clear if the voice is real or part of [Rand]'s growing madness, it is treated as a real character.

! Physical Description

He is tall with dark eyes, and brown hair turning white. His face is lined with worry. He wears gray, scarlet, and gold with the old [Aes Sedai] symbol on his cloak. ([TEotW,Prologue])

! Chronology (Possible Spoilers)

* Lews Therin defeats [Elan Morin|Ishamael] at the gates of [Paaran Disen]. ([TEotW,Prologue])
* During the [Shadow War], he formulates a plan to seal the [Bore|Creator]. The original plan was to use a circle of thirteen men and women, but the women [Aes Sedai] led by [Latra Posae Decume] oppose the plan. Instead, he and 113 men go to [Shayol Ghul] to seal the [Bore|Creator] by themselves. They succeed, but are driven mad by the [Dark One|ShaiTan]'s counterstroke. ([TSR,Ch26], [SaSG|The Strike at Shayol Ghul])
* He dies as he creates [Dragonmount]. ([TEotW,Prologue])
* A voice in [Rand]'s head cackles, "Now," as he releases a powerful weave against the [Shadowspawn] in the [Stone of Tear]. ([TSR,Ch10])
* While [Egwene] chews out [Rand], a voice in his head comments that [Ilyena|Ilyena Therin Moerelle] would never give him the rough side of her tongue because she was mad at herself. ([TFoH,Ch2])
* A voice in [Rand]'s head gives him advice on dealing with [Lanfear]. ([TFoH,Ch6])
* A voice in [Rand]'s head moans about [Ilyena|Ilyena Therin Moerelle]. ([TFoH,Ch43])
* The voice in [Rand]'s head says he would give anything to have [Ilyena|Ilyena Therin Moerelle] back. ([TFoH,Ch44])
* Lews Therin agrees that [Rand] is using good strategy in dealing with the [Tairen|Tear (Country)] and [Cairhienin|Cairhien (Country)] nobles. ([TFoH,Ch46])
* After [Rand] practices the sword and stops [Bashere|Davram Bashere]'s dagger, Lews Therin starts talking. ([LoC,Ch1])
* When [Rand] is brought into the courtyard, Lews Therin rises in a frenzy in [Rand]'s head. After some talking, Lews Therin raves "Kill him!" [Mazrim Taim] presents a [seal] and Lews Therin says "break it..." ([LoC,Ch2])
* When [Rand] holds %%ot [saidin|Said]%%, Lews Therin rages "Kill him. Kill him." [Rand] shouts at him to shut up and the voice disappears for some time. ([LoC,Ch3])
* Some time later that day Lews Therin still has not returned. ([LoC,Ch4])
* Lews Therin reacts with confusion then stunned shock when [Alanna Mosvani] bonds [Rand]. ([LoC,Ch10])
* Lews Therin laughs at [Rand] as he tries to run from [Alanna Mosvani]'s bond. ([LoC,Ch11])
* Lews Therin whispers to [Rand]. ([LoC,Ch16])
* Lews Therin hums when he sees [Berelain|Berelain sur Paendrag]. [Rand] shouts at him and he disappears. Some time later he starts murmuring again. ([LoC,Ch17])
* Lews Therin chants for [Rand] to break the [seals|Seals]. ([LoC,Ch18])
* [Rand] shares Lews Therin's dreams for the first time. ([LoC,Ch19])
* Lews Therin adds [Ilyena Therin Moerelle] to the list in [Rand]'s head of women who died for him. ([LoC,Ch26])
* Lews Therin laughs at [Rand] but does not talk with him. ([LoC,Ch26])
* Lews Therin tells [Rand] how to weave an invisibility shield. ([LoC,Ch27])
* Lews Therin talks directly to [Rand] for the first time. [Rand] tells him that he is just a voice in his head and Lews Therin flees screaming. ([LoC,Ch28])
* Lews Therin tells [Rand] that he must be careful with nine [Aes Sedai] around. ([LoC,Ch41])
* When [Rand] sees [Mazrim Taim] Lews Therin rages that he should have killed him long ago. ([LoC,Ch42])
* He starts muttering to [Rand] again. ([LoC,Ch46])
* Lews Therin begins moaning when [Rand] learns that seven [Aes Sedai] are coming. He quiets when [Rand] thinks of the [little fat man] %%ot [angreal|Angreal]%%. ([LoC,Ch49])
* Lews Therin says he will kill [Demandred] first, then [Sammael]. He flees screaming when the [Aes Sedai] shield [Rand]. ([LoC,Ch51])
* Lews Therin and [Rand] agree to work together. He teaches [Rand] how to undo the tied off weaves of his shield. ([LoC,Ch53])
* Lews Therin screams about killing everyone when [Mazrim Taim] is around. ([LoC,Ch55])
* Lews Therin raves about killing [Sammael], [Demandred] and all of them when he sees the [Asha'man]. He is puzzled by the bond to [Alanna Mosvani]. ([ACoS,Ch7])
* Lews Therin hums and thumbs his earlobe when he sees pretty women. When [Cadsuane] asks [Rand] if he's hearing voices and tells him it is a symptom of madness Lews Therin vanishes. ([ACoS,Ch18])
* Lews Therin is still gone and has not returned. ([ACoS,Ch33])
* Lews Therin finally returns. ([TPoD,Ch14])
* Lews Therin renews his muttering about killing the [Asha'man]. ([TPoD,Ch21])
* Lews Therin tells [Rand] nothing makes [Semirhage] weep. ([TPoD,Ch22])
* Lews Therin is becoming more withdrawn. ([TPoD,Ch24])
* Lews Therin flees as soon as he sees [Cadsuane]. ([TPoD,Ch27])
* After the explosion Lews Therin weeps that he should have sent [Ilyena|Ilyena Therin Moerelle] away. ([TPoD,Ch29])
* As [Rand] thinks of the inventions, [Lews Therin|Lews Therin Telamon] murmurs, "I thought I could build. I was wrong. We are not builders, Not you, or I, or the other one. We are destroyers." ([WH,Prologue])
* When [Rand] [Travels|Weaves] to the [Royal Palace], %%ot [saidin|Said]%% makes him sick and Lews Therin begs him to let go. ([WH,Ch11])
* Lews Therin hates being in [Far Madding]. He says, "How many will we three kill before the end, I wonder."([WH,Ch22])
* Lews Therin sounds nearly sane when he says, "A man who trusts everyone is a fool and a man who trusts no one is a fool. We are all fools, if we live long enough." ([WH,Ch25])
* Lews Therin wants to leave [Far Madding]. He hates being cut off from the [True Source]. ([WH,Ch32])
* While [Rand] eats, Lews Therin comments that he used to like meat pies. ([WH,Ch33])
* Lews Therin howls when he finds himself caged again. ([WH,Ch34])
* Lews Therin sighs with relief when [Rand] leaves [Far Madding]. When [Rand] says he will use the [Choedan Kal], Lews Therin shrieks that they were never tested. When [Rand] mentions [Shadar Logoth|Aridhol (City)], Lews Therin screams and flees. ([WH,Ch35])
* Lews Therin continues to mutter, but since [Shadar Logoth|Aridhol (City)] he seems a bit more sane. ([CoT,Ch24])
* Lews Therin sees the image of [Moridin] in [Rand]'s head. It is not one of the [Forsaken] as he knows all their faces. ([KoD,Ch18])
* When the [Trollocs] attack, Lews Therin seizes control of %%ot [saidin|Said]%% ahead of [Rand]. He channels battle weaves from the [Age of Legends]. Afterwards, he refuses to release saying he wants to die. [Rand] convinces him to live until the [Last Battle|Creator]. ([KoD,Ch19])
* Lews Therin lets [Rand] control %%ot [saidin|Said]%% when he [Travels|Weaves]. ([KoD,Ch21])
* When Lews Therin recognizes [Semirhage], he struggles with [Rand] for control of %%ot [saidin|Said]%% delaying [Rand]'s response. ([KoD,Ch27])
* Lews Therin moans about [Ilyena|Ilyena Therin Moerelle]. ([TGS,Ch1])
* Lews Therin says he does not trust [Narishma|Jahar Narishma]. ([TGS,Ch22])
* Lews Therin tells [Rand] that [Min] is right about breaking the seals. ([TGS,Ch22])
* Lews Therin screams in horror when [Rand] takes the [True Power]. ([TGS,Ch22])
* When [Rand] recites the list of women who died because of him, Lews Therin adds [Ilyena|Ilyena Therin Moerelle]. ([TGS,Ch29])
* When [Rand] seizes %%ot [saidin|Said]%% Lews Therin struggles for control. ([TGS,Ch35])
* Lews Therin cries that he cannot continue the list because they do not know the names of the women who died in [Natrin's Barrow|Natrins Barrow]. ([TGS,Ch42])
* Lews Therin thinks he likes [Weiramon Saniago] because he is loyal and honest. ([TGS,Ch42])
* In the [Stone of Tear], Lews Therin recognizes the place where [Rand] tried to bring a dead girl back to life. ([TGS,Ch47])
* Lews Therin says death will be a mercy and he sounds a lot like [Rand]. ([TGS,Ch49])
* Lews Therin sounds completely sane when he says the reason for struggle against the [Dark One|ShaiTan] is so they can have a second chance to love again. ([TGS,Ch50])

! Other References (Possible Spoilers)

# In [The Eye of the World]
## [TEotW,Earlier] - At the annual sheep shearing, [Tam al'Thor|Tam alThor] tells some boys the story of the [Shadow War] and Lews Therin Telamon.
## [TEotW,Ch14] - [Ba'alzamon|Ishamael] claims to [Rand] that he told Lews Therin to kill his family as well as giving him back his sanity.
## [TEotW,Ch50] - [Aginor] was close behind [Ishamael] and Lews Therin in strength.
## [TEotW,Ch51] - [Aginor] brags that he faced Lews Therin in the Hall of the Servants.
## [TEotW,Ch52] - [Aginor] was close behind [Ishamael] and Lews Therin in strength.
# In [The Great Hunt]
## [TGH,Ch7] - On hearing the [Dark Prophecy], [Moiraine] recalls that [Lanfear] and Lews Therin were lovers before he met [Ilyena|Ilyena Therin Moerelle].
## [TGH,Ch15] - [Ba'alzamon|Ishamael] calls [Rand] Lews Therin and muses that he always finds odd followers.
## [TGH,Ch22] - [Moiraine] asks [Vandene Namelle] about [Lanfear]. She replies that she only knows that she was linked to Lews Therin.
## [TGH,Ch37] - As [Rand] experiences the [Portal Stone] visions he hears over and over, "I have won again, Lews Therin."
## [TGH,Ch47] - [Artur Hawkwing] calls [Rand] Lews Therin.
## [TGH,Ch48] - [Lanfear] tells [Min] that [Rand] is Lews Therin.
# In [The Dragon Reborn]
## [TDR,Ch36] - [Lanfear] tells [Ba'alzamon|Ishamael] that Lews Therin was hers before [Ilyena|Ilyena Therin Moerelle] and he will be again.
## [TDR,Ch50] - [Jalanda son of Aried son of Coiam|Jalanda] wrote that [Be'lal] was called "The Envious" because of his envy of Lews Therin.
## [TDR,Ch55] - [Be'lal] says Lews Therin always put his heart ahead of power. He will give [Rand] a chance because he and Lews Therin were once allies.
## [TDR,Ch56] - [Lanfear] leaves a note for [Moiraine] saying Lews Therin was mine and will always be mine.
# In [The Shadow Rising]
## [TSR,Ch9] - Recalling that Lews Therin was the Dragon, [Rand] wonders if the strange beast on the [Dragon Banner] is a dragon.
## [TSR,Ch10] - [Moiraine] tells [Rand] that [Lanfear] loved Lews Therin so she will probably continue to try to win him to her side.
## [TSR,Ch58] - [Lanfear] continues to call [Rand] Lews Therin.
# In [The Fires of Heaven]
## [TFoH,Ch2] - [Rand] has a clear memory of [Ilyena|Ilyena Therin Moerelle] and the [Can Breat|Age of Legends].
## [TFoH,Ch22] - [Rand] has a memory from Lews Therin of battling [Sammael] at [Serendahar|Age of Legends].
## [TFoH,Ch25] - As [Birgitte], [Birgitte] foiled [Moghedien]'s plan to bring down Lews Therin.
## [TFoH,Ch30] - From Lews Therin's memories, [Rand] knows that [Asmodean] and [Semirhage] were both poor at controlling weather.
## [TFoH,Ch32] - [Asmodean] is astounded when [Rand] blocks [Aviendha]'s gateway open. Only [Demandred], [Semirhage] and Lews Therin had that ability.
## [TFoH,Ch42] - [Rand] has memories of planning great battles from Lews Therin.
## [TFoH,Ch44] - [Rand] has trouble distinguishing his own thoughts from Lews Therin's.
## [TFoH,Ch52] - From Lews Therin's memories [Rand] knows there is a way he can defeat [Lanfear], but he cannot bring himself to do it.
## [TFoH,Ch55] - In %%ot [Tel'aran'rhiod|TelAranRhiod]%%, [Rahvin] tries to turn [Rand] into Lews Therin.
# In [Lord of Chaos]
## [LoC,Prologue] - The [Forsaken] argue over whether or not [Rand] really is [Lews Therin|Lews Therin Telamon].
## [LoC,Ch6] - [Graendal] uses Lews Therin's name to goad [Sammael].
## [LoC,Ch18] - [Rand] never feels alone because of the presence of [Alanna Mosvani] and Lews Therin whispering to him.
## [LoC,Ch28] - [Rand] is in a foul mood because he now knows that Lews Therin is real.
# In [A Crown of Swords]
## [ACoS,Ch2] - [Perrin] notices [Rand] staring off and muttering to himself indicating conversations with Lews Therin.
## [ACoS,Ch6] - [Rand] continues to have frequent blank periods indicating conversations with Lews Therin.
## [ACoS,Ch7] - From Lews Therin [Rand] knows that [Sammael] was at his best defending.
## [ACoS,Ch33] - [Rand] interprets [Min]'s viewing of him and someone else merging, one lives and one dies, to mean that Lews Therin is, indeed, real. This cheers him as he thinks it is less likely that he is mad.
## [ACoS,Ch36] - [Rand] tells [Cadsuane] that Lews Therin is real.
## [ACoS,Ch41] - From Lews Therin [Rand] knows that [Sammael] will return to [Illian|Illian (City)]. He has never given up anything of his without a fight.
# In [The Path of Daggers]
## [TPoD,Ch27] - Min notes some unusual mannerisms from [Rand], Lews Therin's.
# In [Winter's Heart|Winters Heart]
## [WH,Ch22] - [Rand] realizes that he is now good at drawing, a gift from Lews Therin.
## [WH,Ch25] - [Rand] plays a tune on the flute, another gift from Lews Therin.
## [WH,Ch35] - [Cyndane] really wants to kill Lews Therin for spurning her.
# In [Crossroads of Twilight]
## [CoT,Ch24] - [Rand] wonders about the [Creator] and his plan, which is more typical of Lews Therin.
# In [Knife of Dreams]
## [KoD,Ch20] - [Rand] is afraid to channel for fear that Lews Therin will take over again.
## [KoD,Ch27] - [Semirhage] tells everyone about Lews Therin being in [Rand]'s head and that it will lead to abrupt madness.
# In [The Gathering Storm]
## [TGS,Ch1] - When [Rand] hears Lews Therin he wonders about what [Semirhage] said.
## [TGS,Ch5] - [Rand] thinks Lews Therin will be able to help him figure out how to reseal the [Bore|Creator].
## [TGS,Ch15] - When [Rand] meets [Moridin] in a dream, Lews Therin is absent.
## [TGS,Ch15] - [Min] thinks her [viewing] of two men merging into one proves that Lews Therin is real.
## [TGS,Ch31] - [Rand] looks forward to dying as much as Lews Therin does.
## [TGS,Ch50] - When [Rand] realizes why he should fight on, Lews Therin disappears and [Rand] realizes he is gone forever and was never really a different person.
# In [Towers of Midnight]
## [ToM,Prologue] - When [Graendal] recognizes the impending attack on [Natrin's Barrow|Natrins Barrow], she wonders if Lews Therin remembers that she murdered [Yanet].
## [ToM,Ch3] - [Rand] tells [Egwene] that he has all of Lews Therin-s memories like a dream.
## [ToM,Ch5]- [Graendal] partially succeeds in convincing [Moridin] that the attack on [Natrin's Barrow|Natrins Barrow] was a -success- in that all those innocent deaths would have caused Lews Therin great anguish.
## [ToM,Ch51] - [Rand] tells [Min] that he has all of Lews Therin-s memories but there is a difference. He has her and all the others who love him.
# In [A Memory of Light]
## [AMoL,Ch1] - Lews Therin loved wine. He thinks the vintages of the Third Age are poor compared to those of the [Age of Legends].

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