matrim 'mat' cauthon

Looks like the game can be won after all… Tell the foxes I’m mighty pleased with this key they gave me. Also, you can all go rot in a flaming pit of fire and ashes, you unwashed lumps on a pig’s backside. Have a grand bloody day.

Mat Cauthon, Towers of Midnight, chapter 55

aka how i’m going to tell people to go to hell from now on

Practicing with Toy and Precious!

“Tuon looked at him, squatting there by the map, moving his fingers over the surface, and suddenly she saw him in a new light. A buffoon? No. A lion stuffed into a horse-stall might look like a peculiar joke, but a lion on the high plains was something very different. Toy was loose on the high plains, now. She felt a chill. What sort of man had she entangled herself with? After all this time, she realized, she had hardly a clue.” Knife of Dreams, As If the World Were Fog.

Master Andra has seven ruined towers around his head, and a babe in a cradle holding a sword… The strongest images around the gleeman are a man - not him - juggling fire, and the White Tower… The strongest things I see about the big, curly-haired fellow [Perrin] are a wolf, and a broken crown, and trees flowering all around him. And the other one [Mat] - a red eagle, an eye on a balance scale, a dagger with a ruby, a horn, and a laughing face.
     "[Rand] A sword that isn’t a sword, a golden crown of laurel leaves, a beggar’s staff, you pouring water on sand, a bloody hand and a white-hot iron, three women standing over a funeral bier with you on, a black rock wet with blood - … Most of all, I see lightning around you, some striking at you, some coming out of you.
—  Min: Chapter 15, Strangers and Friends: The Eye of the World