Mat Rap Sheet
(information taken from Encyclopedia
Full name: Matrim Cauthon
aka: Mat, Thom Grinwell
A ta'veren. He was born and raised in Emond's Field. His father and
mother are Abell Cauthon and Natti Cauthon. He has four sisters; the oldest are
Eldrin Cauthon and Bodewhin Cauthon.
He has a wiry body and brown eyes. (TEotW,Ch1) He is about
5'11" or 6' and about 180 pounds. (FAQ, Section 2.7.2, local FAQ, Section
- At age ten, Rand and Mat get
in big trouble when Cenn Buie catches them in his apple trees. (TEotW,Ch3)
- At the age of ten, Mat tries
to cut open a firework and gets several lickings for it. (TDR,Ch40)
- At the annual sheep shearing,
Rand, Mat and Perrin goof off with Bandry Crawe, Dav Ayellin, Elam Dowtry
and Lem Thane until the mayor summons them for a story. (TEotW,Earlier)
- When they are thirteen, Rand
and Mat steal a jug of apple brandy and Nynaeve switches them for it. (TSR,Ch7)
- He flours two of Haral Luhhan's
- He meets with Rand and they
discuss seeing the Fade. (TEotW,Ch1)
- He meets Moiraine and sees Lan.
Moiraine gives him a coin. (TEotW,Ch2)
- He listens to Fain with Rand
and Perrin. The boys later discuss him. (TEotW,Ch3)
- Rand, Mat and Perrin meet Thom
who offers to tell stories. Mat expresses an interest in battles. (TEotW,Ch4)
- Mat is not injured even
though his house was burned by the Trollocs. (TEotW,Ch7)
- After she Heals Tam, Moiraine
goes to get Mat and Perrin. (TEotW,Ch8)
- Mat is with Lan when he comes
for Rand. After the crowd in front of the inn disperses, they go to the
- Moiraine, Lan, Mat and Rand
meet Perrin in the stable. They are joined by Egwene and Thom and ride
- Mat and the rest of the party
ride to Taren Ferry. (TEotW,Ch11)
- Mat and the rest of the party
cross the Taren River, camp for an hour, then head north for Baerlon. (TEotW,Ch12)
- Mat and the rest of the party
arrive at the Stag and Lion in Baerlon where they are welcomed by Master Fitch.
- Mat and the rest have hot
baths and a good meal. That night Ba'alzamon visits his dreams. (TEotW,Ch14)
- Mat runs into Rand while
touring the town. He plays a prank on some Whitecloaks, but is shocked
when Rand actually confronts them. They meet Thom, tell him about the
dreams, and return to the inn. (TEotW,Ch15)
- Mat and the rest of the group
meet with Nynaeve. Nynaeve then has a private talk with Moiraine. (TEotW,Ch16)
- Mat and the rest of the group
enjoy Thom's stories in the common room. After a Fade confronts Rand, the
group flees. At the town gate they are confronted by Whitecloaks before
they can escape. (TEotW,Ch17)
- Mat and the rest of the party
ride east for three days. They are attacked by Trollocs and take refuge in
Shadar Logoth. Mat shouts a Manetheren battle cry in the Old Tongue during
the attack. (TEotW,Ch18)
- After they make camp, Mat
convinces Rand and Perrin to go exploring. They meet Mordeth who offers
them treasure, then attacks them. Mat takes the ruby dagger. They barely
reach camp before dark. Lan returns from scouting with news there are Trollocs
nearby so they prepare to flee. (TEotW,Ch19)
- As they ride, Mashadar
separates Moiraine and Lan from Mat and the rest. Trollocs attack and
everyone scatters. Mat meets up with Rand and Thom and winds up on the Spray.
- He, Rand and Thom are on the Arinelle
River aboard the Spray. Rand sees his ruby dagger. (TEotW,Ch24)
- Rand and Mat stay at Else
Grinwell's place on the way to Caemlyn. (TEotW,Ch31)
- Rand and Mat play at The
Dancing Cartman. They then escape from Darkfriends. Mat is blinded by
- Rand and Mat meet Paitr and
later are almost killed by Mili Skane. (TEotW,Ch33)
- Rand and Mat are almost to Caemlyn.
- Rand and Mat arrive in Caemlyn
and go to The Queen's Blessing. (TEotW,Ch35)
- Mat goes up to his room with Rand
and stays there. (TEotW,Ch36)
- Mat stays in his room and
misses Logain being paraded through Caemlyn. (TEotW,Ch39)
- Mat tries to slash Moiraine
with the ruby dagger when she touches him. Lan holds his wrist. (TEotW,Ch41)
- Moiraine partially Heals Mat,
but he still keeps the ruby dagger. Mat, Rand and Perrin finally tell Moiraine
about their dreams. (TEotW,Ch42)
- Mat participates in planning
the trip through the Ways. He dreams again of Ba'alzamon and identifies
himself by picking up the figure with the dagger. (TEotW,Ch43)
- Loial leads Mat and the
others to the Waygate. Moiraine opens it and they begin their journey to Fal
- Loial leads Mat and the
others through the Ways. They reach the Fal Dara Waygate just in time to
escape Machin Shin. (TEotW,Ch45)
- Mat and the others ride to Fal
Dara. Ingtar takes them to Lord Agelmar. Padan Fain is brought in. (TEotW,Ch46)
- Lord Agelmar tells Loial and
the Emond's Field folks the story of Malkier. Moiraine and Lan return and
tell them about Fain. (TEotW,Ch47)
- Mat and the others ride
through the Blight. (TEotW,Ch48)
- Mat and the others fight
their way through the Blight and reach the Green Man's garden. (TEotW,Ch49)
- The Green Man takes them to
the Eye of the World. Aginor and Balthamel arrive. Aginor points to Mat
and says he guided them. (TEotW,Ch50)
- Lan, Mat, Perrin and Loial
find a seal, the Dragon Banner and the Horn of Valere where the Eye of the
World lay. (TEotW,Ch52)
- Mat and the others return to Fal
- Mat first discovers his luck
dicing with the Shienaran guards. Rand insults Mat, Perrin and Loial
hoping they will stay away from him. (TGH,Ch3)
- Mat goes with Egwene to visit
Fain. They are knocked unconscious and the ruby dagger is stolen. (TGH,Ch6)
- Moiraine, Siuan, Leane and Verin
try to Heal Mat, but with the ruby dagger missing they can only do a
partial job. (TGH,Ch7)
- The Amyrlin asks Mat to go
after the Horn and the ruby dagger. He agrees. (TGH,Ch8)
- Mat leaves with Rand and the
others to fetch the Horn and the ruby dagger. (TGH,Ch9)
- Hurin leads Rand, Mat, Perrin,
Loial and the Shienarans south. (TGH,Ch10)
- Mat and Perrin see the Dragon
Banner and learn Rand is the Dragon Reborn. They bed down with the Shienarans,
as far from him as possible. (TGH,Ch11)
- Mat and the others continue
after the Horn with Perrin now leading the way. (TGH,Ch14)
- Mat, Perrin, Verin, Ingtar
and rest of the Shienarans encounter Urien who is looking for He Who Comes
With the Dawn. Mat and Perrin wonder if it might be Rand. (TGH,Ch28)
- Ingtar, Mat and Perrin join Rand
and Loial just after the Horn is stolen. (TGH,Ch30)
- Rand, Mat, Perrin, Verin, Loial
and Ingtar go to The Great Tree. Hurin reports that the Horn is in Lord
- Mat accompanies Rand to Barthanes
Damodred's party. (TGH,Ch32)
- Rand, Loial and Hurin collect
Mat, Verin, Ingtar and Uno, report on the Waygate and return to the inn
where they decide to try Stedding Tsofu. (TGH,Ch33)
- Rand, Mat, Perrin, Loial, Verin,
Hurin Ingtar and the Shienarans travel to Stedding Tsofu. They are met by Erith
and encounter three Maidens. (TGH,Ch35)
- Rand, Mat, Perrin, Verin, Hurin
and Ingtar meet with the council of Elders. They rejoin the others and go
to the Waygate, but it is also blocked by Machin Shin. (TGH,Ch36)
- The party goes to the Portal
Stone. Rand channels, bringing them to Toman Head, but four months are
- Mat and the rest of the party
ride across Toman Head searching for Fain's trail. They stop at a village
for the night. (TGH,Ch41)
- Hurin, Mat and Perrin find Fain's
trail and follow it to Falme. Back in the camp, it is decided that Ingtar
will lead Rand, Mat, Perrin and Hurin into Falme. (TGH,Ch44)
- Ingtar, Rand, Mat, Perrin and
Hurin recover the Horn of Valere and the ruby dagger. (TGH,Ch45)
- Rand joins Mat, Perrin and Hurin
while Ingtar stays behind to give them time to escape. (TGH,Ch46)
- Rand, Mat, Perrin and Hurin
are trapped between the Seanchan and the Whitecloaks. Mat blows the Horn
of Valere. (TGH,Ch47)
- Hurin, Verin, Egwene, Nynaeve
and Elayne leave to take Mat, the Horn and the ruby dagger to Tar Valon. (TGH,Ch49)
- Verin, Egwene, Elayne, Nynaeve,
Hurin and Mat are confronted by Whitecloaks as they near Tar Valon. (TDR,Ch10)
- Mat is taken into the White
Tower on a stretcher. (TDR,Ch11)
- Ten Aes Sedai Heal Mat's link
to the ruby dagger using the white fluted wand sa'angreal. During
the process he shouts in the Old Tongue about a battle between Manetheren
troops and Trollocs. (TDR,Ch18)
- Mat awakens with vivid
memories of leading the charge against Trollocs to save Manetheren. He
slowly recalls where he is and what has happened. (TDR,Ch19)
- Selene walks in on him and
tempts him to join her. Siuan and Leane then visit. They tell him he is
linked to the Horn of Valere and must stay at the White Tower for some
- Mat takes a walk. He visits
the Warder practice field and beats Gawyn and Galad together with a
- Egwene, Nynaeve and Elayne
visit Mat with the intent of having him carry Elayne's letter to Morgase
in Caemlyn. He agrees if they can get him out of Tar Valon. After some
discussion, Nynaeve gives him one of Siuan's executive orders. (TDR,Ch28)
- Mat leaves the White Tower
and gets caught up in gambling. Some Darkfriends and a Gray Man try to
kill him. He stops at The Woman of Tanchico to rest a bit. (TDR,Ch30)
- Mat recognizes Thom and
convinces him to go to Caemlyn. (TDR,Ch31)
- Using Siuan's executive
order, Mat and Thom get by the guard at the dock and board the Gray
Gull. More Darkfriends try to kill Mat that night. (TDR,Ch32)
- Mat and Thom arrive at Aringill
and stay in the stable of The Good Queen. They are interrupted by Aludra
and save her from an execution squad. She gives Mat a bundle of fireworks.
- Mat and Thom make camp as
they near Caemlyn. Mat experiments with Aludra's fireworks. They are
attacked by a woman and three men, but kill their attackers and ride on. (TDR,Ch44)
- Mat and Thom arrive in Caemlyn.
Mat goes directly to the Royal Palace but is refused admittance. He goes
back to The Queen's Blessing, tells Thom and Basel Gill what happened,
then goes back to try again. (TDR,Ch45)
- Mat climbs a wall of the Royal
Palace. He overhears a deep voice order the death of Elayne. When he
delivers Elayne's letter to Morgase, he discovers the owner of the voice
is Lord Gaebril. Tallanvor escorts him out of the palace. (TDR,Ch46)
- Mat returns to The Queen's
Blessing and reports the danger to Elayne. Thom agrees to accompany Mat to
- Mat and Thom book passage on
the Swift from Aringill to Tear. They take a room in The White
Crescent and begin hunting for the girls. Mat finds and kills Comar, but they
continue to search. Thom develops a cough. (TDR,Ch49)
- Thom's cough gets so bad that
Mat asks the innkeeper for a Wise Woman. He directs them to Mother Guenna
who tells them about the girls. Mat leaves Thom in her care. (TDR,Ch52)
- Mat goes to the Stone of Tear
and encounters Juilin and the Aiel. He blows a hole in the wall with Aludra's
fireworks. Juilin agrees to accompany him and they begin searching for the
girls. Mat also encounters High Lord Darlin. (TDR,Ch54)
- Mat and Juilin free Egwene, Elayne
and Nynaeve from their cell but they show little gratitude. (TDR,Ch55)
- Mat meets Aviendha, Bain and Chiad
and learns that flirting with Maidens is dangerous. He listens to Moiraine
talk about what lies ahead. He plans to leave as soon as possible. (TDR,Ch56)
- Mat tells Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve
about Morgase and Lord Gaebril, but Elayne does not believe him. (TSR,Ch6)
- Mat plays cards with Tairen
lords Carlomin, Edorion, Estean and Reimon. When the bubble of evil
strikes, Mat's cards come to life and try to kill him. (TSR,Ch2)
- Mat confides in Thom about
the attack. Thom convinces him to stay in the Stone of Tear. (TSR,Ch4)
- Mat asks Egwene for advice on
what he should do. She tells him about the twisted red doorway. (TSR,Ch8)
- Since his bad incident,
everyone in the Stone of Tear avoids Mat so he spends his time in taverns.
- In a tavern, Mat hears a
rumor that Whitecloaks invaded the Two Rivers. He talks this over with Perrin.
He wants to leave but cannot. As he leaves, he runs into Berelain who
ignores him. (TSR,Ch13)
- Mat goes through the twisted
red doorway. The Aelfinn tell him he must go to Rhuidean or he will die.
They also tell him he is fated to marry the Daughter of the Nine Moons, to
die and live again and to give up half the light of the world to save the
- In the Heart of the Stone,
Mat watches as Rand issues orders to the High Lords, then plunges Callandor
into the floor. (TSR,Ch21)
- Rand leads Moiraine, Lan,
Mat, Egwene, Rhuarc, Aviendha and the rest of the Aiel to a Portal Stone
and channels them to the Aiel Waste. (TSR,Ch22)
- On Chaendaer, Rand and his
party are greeted by Wise Ones Amys, Bair, Melaine and Seana. After Rand
asks permission to enter Rhuidean, Mat speaks up and asks, too. They both
- Rand and Mat go to the center
of Rhuidean and find Avendesora, the glass columns, and the control
statues. Mat finds the other twisted red doorway and visits the Eelfinn
where he inadvertently asks for memories, freedom from the One Power, and
to be back in Rhuidean. He chokes and blacks out. (TSR,Ch24)
- Rand resuscitates Mat after
he is hung. Mat now has the foxhead medallion, the ashandarei, and
fluency in the Old Tongue. They leave Rhuidean. (TSR,Ch26)
- Rand and Mat return from Rhuidean
at dawn. The Wise Ones apply ointments to soothe their injuries. (TSR,Ch34)
- Mat rides with Rand on the
journey from Chaendaer to Imre Stand. When they meet the peddlers, Rand
tells Mat that Kadere is dangerous. Mat buys Kadere's wide brim hat. (TSR,Ch36)
- When they camp at Imre Stand,
Jasin Natael questions Mat. When the Trollocs attack, Mat feels his foxhead
medallion pulse cold. (TSR,Ch37)
- On the trip to Cold Rocks
Hold, Mat tries to make time with Isendre. Keille offers to sell her to
him, then comments that few have ever refused an offer from her. (TSR,Ch48)
- Mat accompanies Rand when
they arrive at Cold Rocks Hold. (TSR,Ch49)
- After the battle with the Trollocs
and Draghkar, Mat tries to talk to Isendre but she slams the door in his
- Mat accompanies Rand and the Aiel
to Alcair Dal and to the speaking ledge. (TSR,Ch57)
- Mat is waiting near the
speaking ledge when Rand returns from Rhuidean. (TSR,Ch58)
- Mat parties in the streets of
Rhuidean and attracts Melindhra's attention. They go off together. (TFoH,Ch3)
- Mat and Melindhra are in bed
when the Darkhounds attack. Moiraine Heals him after he takes off the foxhead
- Mat prepares to leave for Jangai
Pass. He is delighted that Rand finally has the upper hand on Moiraine. (TFoH,Ch7)
- Mat figures out that his foxhead
medallion stopped Moiraine's channeling the first time she tried to Heal
- Mat rides into Jangai Pass
with Rand and the Aiel. (TFoH,Ch20)
- Mat studies the devastated
town of Taien with a critical military eye. (TFoH,Ch21)
- Mat is getting a massage from
Melindhra when Rand's alarm sounds. They both run out to join the fight
and Mat kills three Trollocs and a Fade. (TFoH,Ch22)
- Mat rides into Cairhien with Rand
and the Aiel. (TFoH,Ch23)
- Mat decides that he really is
going to leave. He goes to Rand's tent to tell him and winds up analyzing
the next day's battle plan with Lan. He feels the dice rattling for the
first time. (TFoH,Ch42)
- Mat leaves before dawn, but
bands of Aiel divert him back toward the River Alguenya. He joins up with
the Tairen and Cairhienin forces when he sees them heading into a Shaido
- Mat successfully leads his
men through several encounters with the Shaido. (TFoH,Ch44)
- In the heat of the battle Mat
is knocked from his horse. Couladin attacks him and Mat kills Couladin. (TFoH,Ch45)
- The next morning Talmanes and
Nalesean swear fealty to Mat and declare that he should have his own
- Mat and his army return to Cairhien.
He brings news to Rand that Morgase is dead. Later, he mentions Caemlyn in
front of Melindhra and she tries to kill him. (TFoH,Ch51)
- The next morning Moiraine
leads Rand, Mat, Asmodean, Aviendha, Egwene and Lan to the docks of Cairhien.
When Lanfear attacks, Asmodean and Mat are left outside the main battle. (TFoH,Ch52)
- After Lanfear's attack Mat
tries to help Egwene who is seriously injured. (TFoH,Ch53)
- Rand, Mat, Asmodean, Aviendha
and numerous Aiel warriors Skim to Caemlyn outside the Royal Palace. They
are immediately attacked by Trollocs, Fades and lightning. Mat, Asmodean
and Aviendha are killed. (TFoH,Ch54)
- Mat, Asmodean and Aviendha
are alive again after Rand balefires Rahvin back beyond the point where he
killed them with lightning. (TFoH,Ch55)
- That afternoon Mat and Aviendha
talk by a fountain while Asmodean plays his harp. (TFoH,Ch56)
- Mat has the Band of the Red
Hand stationed at Maerone. During an inspection, he rescues Olver from an
attack. He notes a Sea Folk ship docking at Aringill. He readies the Band
to leave for Tear. (LoC,Ch5)
- Mat leads the Band of the Red
Hand south along the River Erinin toward Tear. A dozen Aiel enter the camp
by gateway and try to assassinate Mat. Mat learns that Olver is in the
camp and "hires" him as his personal messenger. (LoC,Ch22)
- Mat plays Snakes and Foxes
with Olver and something about the game tickles his memory. Rand arrives
and sends Mat and the Band of the Red Hand to Salidar to fetch Elayne. (LoC,Ch33)
- Mat, Aviendha, Vanin and two
bannermen ride into Salidar. Mat confronts Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve and
is astounded to learn that Egwene is Amyrlin. (LoC,Ch38)
- Egwene puts Mat in his place.
Frustrated, he goes to find Thom. (LoC,Ch39)
- Mat gives Thom the letter. Thom
tells him they are going to Ebou Dar and suggests the Mat come, too. (LoC,Ch40)
- Mat waits three days in Salidar.
At a party one evening he dances with Halima. Egwene tells him that he
will accompany Elayne and Nynaeve to Ebou Dar. They all leave the next
- Mat and several of his Redarms
accompany Elayne and Nynaeve to Ebou Dar. Elayne asks him to let her study
the foxhead medallion, but he refuses. He is angry when the Aes Sedai
experiment on him from afar. At Ebou Dar, Mat randomly chooses The
Wandering Woman as a place to stay. (LoC,Ch47)
- Mat and his men are at The
Wandering Woman. They search the Rahad trying to keep up with Elayne and Nynaeve.
- Mat watches Olver win a horse
race. He spots Mili Skane and the Old Geezer at the track. He follows Mili
Skane to the Chelsaine Palace. The Old Geezer is there, too, and tells him
that Carridin is staying there. Along the way, Mat buys a ring. (ACoS,Ch14)
- Mat goes to the Tarasin
Palace to leave a note for Elayne and Nynaeve warning them about Carridin.
He runs into Joline, Teslyn, Adeleas, Merilille and Sareitha. He answers a
summons to Queen Tylin who comes on to him. He meets her son, Beslan, and agrees
to go to all the festivals with him. (ACoS,Ch16)
- Mat goes back to The
Wandering Woman where two men try to kidnap him. He kills them. He orders Vanin
to watch Carridin. He finds a note in his pocket warning him that Elayne
and Nynaeve are taking too many risks. (ACoS,Ch17)
- Mat is attacked by three
"beggars" trying to kidnap him. He sees fireworks and thinks
about finding an Illuminator. He meets Birgitte back in his room and
finally recognizes her. They agree to keep each other's secrets. They go
down to the common room to party. (ACoS,Ch21)
- Elayne and Nynaeve apologize
to Mat and tell him about the Bowl of the Winds. He agrees to move into
the Tarasin Palace. His dice stop rolling. (ACoS,Ch22)
- Mat and the Redarms move into
the Tarasin Palace. Tylin accosts him and he is barely saved by Thom and Juilin.
Elayne and Nynaeve start him watching the Kin house. He has Olver moved to
his rooms to avoid Tylin. (ACoS,Ch28)
- Tylin finally traps Mat and
takes him to bed. He goes to watch the Kin house with Nalesean, Birgitte
and Beslan. They are attacked by "beggars" on the way. On
impulse, Mat follows a woman who leaves the Kin house. (ACoS,Ch29)
- Having found the six story
building, Mat returns to the Kin house only to meet Elayne and the Aes
Sedai there and learn that they got the information, too. (ACoS,Ch31)
- The next morning, Mat
organizes the expedition to get the Bowl. He is quite surprised to see Lan
with Nynaeve. (ACoS,Ch37)
- Mat and his companions reach
the six story building. He stays downstairs. They are attacked by Falion
and Ispan but defeat them. He runs upstairs and is confronted by the gholam.
He cannot hurt the gholam but discovers that the foxhead medallion
burns it. He saves Elayne and the others. (ACoS,Ch38)
- Nynaeve, Elayne and Mat meet
with the five Salidar Aes Sedai, the Kin, and the Sea Folk Windfinders to
discuss the use of the Bowl of the Winds. They prepare to leave
immediately. Mat learns that Olver is out and goes to look for him. He is
caught in the Seanchan invasion and a brick wall falls on him. (ACoS,Ch39)
- Mat spends weeks recuperating
from his broken leg and ribs in the Tarasin Palace. (WH,Ch15)
- Mat talks with Aludra about
fireworks and learns that she is interested in a bellfounder. (WH,Ch15)
- Mat, Thom, Beslan and Olver
return to the city. Beslan is plotting rebellion. On his way back to the
palace, the gholam attacks Mat again. Noal Charin helps him out. (WH,Ch16)
- Mat brings Noal Charin back
to the palace with him. He goes to Tylin's quarters and meets Tuon. The
dice crash to a stop. (WH,Ch17)
- Mat talks with a bellfounder,
but learns nothing that helps him with Aludra. Mat has his clothes and
gold taken to The Wandering Woman as he prepares to leave town. (WH,Ch18)
- Setalle Anan brings Joline to
The Wandering Woman while Mat is there. He agrees to help her escape. He
goes to the damane quarters and offers to help Teslyn escape. He
also gets saddled with Edesina. (WH,Ch19)
- Mat sees off Tylin and Suroth
when they leave for a tour of Altara. Mat and Thom develop a plan to get Joline,
Teslyn and Edesina out of Ebou Dar. (WH,Ch28)
- Mat's first plan fails when Setalle
cannot use the a'dam on Joline. Egeanin and Domon offer to hire
Mat, Thom and Juilin. Egeanin tells Mat that she can supply three sul'dam.
Thom and Juilin tell Mat about Tanchico, the Black Ajah and the sad
- Mat reviews his revised plan.
He meets Egeanin and Domon at the Tarasin Palace stableyard and finds that
they brought everyone from The Wandering Woman. (WH,Ch30)
- Mat prepares to leave and
finds that Tylin returned early. He bids her farewell and leaves her tied
up. He goes to the damane kennels and frees one of the Windfinders.
At the stableyard, Tuon confronts him and he grabs her. Egeanin and the
others arrive and she names Tuon the Daughter of the Nine Moons. Mat names
her his wife - three times. (WH,Ch31)
- Mat, Egeanin and Bayle Domon
smuggle Selucia and Tuon out of Ebou Dar and hide out in Valan Luca's
- Mat and Egeanin argue over
who is calling the shots while they hide in the circus. (CoT,Ch2)
- Tuon toys with Mat when he
visits her wagon. The dice in his head stop when he shakes her hand in a
bargain. The colors swirl in his head when the Aes Sedai sense the
powerful channeling to the north. (CoT,Ch3)
- Mat tries to keep things
under control as the circus heads to Lugard. He visits Tuon and tries his
hand at courting. He learns from Egeanin that he already completed his
half of a Seanchan wedding. (CoT,Ch28)
- Mat takes Tuon and Selucia
into the town of Jurandor to shop for fabric. When they return, he learns
that Renna stabbed Egeanin and fled. He and the Redarms hunt down Renna
and kill her. Mat returns to find Tuon in control of the circus. She puts
the circus under her personal protection, but specifically excludes Mat
from that protection. (CoT,Ch29)
- TEotW,Ch8 - Moiraine tells Rand
that he must leave Emond's Field and that Perrin and Mat must go with him.
- TEotW,Ch15 - Min has a viewing
of Mat - A red eagle, an eye on a balance scale, a dagger with a ruby, a
horn, and a laughing face.
- TEotW,Ch28 - Moiraine tells Nynaeve
that she can find the boy who still has her token (Perrin) anywhere and
she can find the other two (Rand and Mat) when she gets close enough.
- TGH,Prologue - Ba'alzamon
shows images of Rand, Mat and Perrin at the Darkfriend social.
- TGH,Ch2 - Elansu, the shatayan,
and seven other women are collecting Rand's, Mat's and Perrin's clothing.
- TGH,Ch5 - Siuan and Moiraine
plan to have Rand, Mat and Perrin take the Horn of Valere to Illian. They
plan to Heal Mat of the ruby dagger.
- TGH,Ch19 - Rand refuses to
leave the ruby dagger insisting on taking it to Mat and angering Selene. Loial
did not know what was wrong with Mat.
- TGH,Ch24 - Else Grinwell runs
away from home after meeting Rand and Mat.
- TGH,Ch25 - When Thom learns
that Moiraine is not with Rand, he assumes that either Mat or Perrin was
her real target.
- TGH,Ch42 - Min views things
that link Egwene to Rand, Mat, Perrin and Galad.
- TDR,Prologue - Ordeith
reports to Pedron Niall that Perrin, Mat and Rand are Darkfriends of the
- TDR,Ch2 - Rand wonders if Mat
is okay. Perrin assures him that he is probably safe in Tar Valon.
- TDR,Ch12 - Verin tells Siuan
that Mat blew the Horn of Valere.
- TDR,Ch16 - Nynaeve worries
that Siuan plans to let Mat die. She intends to try to Heal him herself.
- TDR,Ch17 - Sheriam comes to Nynaeve's
room to bring the girls to Mat's Healing.
- TDR,Ch24 - Mat has four
- TDR,Ch25 - Egwene dreams of
Mat placing his own left eye on a balance scale, of Mat hanging by his
neck from a tree limb, of Mat and the Seanchan and of Mat speaking the Old
- TDR,Ch30 - Mat's luck was
always average at best. After Shadar Logoth his luck became very good.
After his is Healed, it becomes phenomenal.
- TDR,Ch32 - In his dreams, Rand
is visited by Shadowspawn in the guise of his loved ones including Mat.
- TDR,Ch33 - Perrin hopes Egwene
and Mat are safe with Verin in Tar Valon.
- TDR,Ch37 - Egwene has several
dreams of Mat. Mat with dice spinning 'round him. Mat being followed by a
man who was not there. Mat riding desperately toward something unseen in
the distance that he had to reach. Mat with a woman who seemed to be
tossing fireworks about. An Illuminator she assumed.
- TDR,Ch48 - Egwene has more
dreams of Mat. Mat dicing with the Dark One. Mat shouting at her, "I
- TDR,Ch43 - Perrin dreams of
Mat dicing with Ba'alzamon.
- TDR,Ch52 - Mat feels the dice
tumbling in his head as he prepares to take on the Stone of Tear. The
first time for this feeling.
- TSR,Ch3 - Rand and Perrin
wonder if Mat was also attacked and if he is okay.
- TSR,Ch11 - Egwene dreams of
Mat wrestling with a Seanchan woman who ties an invisible leash to him.
- TSR,Ch28 - Perrin dreams of
Mat, standing where a road forked ahead of him. He flipped a coin, started
down one branch, and suddenly was wearing a wide-brimmed hat and walking
with a staff bearing a short sword blade.
- TSR,Ch29 - Marin and Bran
update Perrin and Rand's and Mat's families.
- TSR,Ch31 - Perrin tells Abell,
Tam, Verin and Alanna that Rand and Mat are in Tear.
- TSR,Ch32 - Perrin tells Jac
al'Seen and the others that he has no idea why the Whitecloaks are after Rand
- TSR,Ch35 - Egwene is
irritated because of all the rules she must follow when Rand and Mat do
not seem to have any.
- TSR,Ch38 - Liandrin reminds Carridin
of their meeting with Ba'alzamon where he showed them images of Rand, Mat
- TSR,Ch53 - Perrin dreams that
Mat stood naked and bound, snarling; an odd spear with a black shaft had
been thrust across his back behind his elbows, and a silver medallion, a
foxhead, hung on his chest.
- TSR,Ch56 - Verin tells Perrin
that she wishes she could split in three so she could study him, Mat and Rand
at the same time.
- TFoH,Ch15 - Egwene dreams of
Mat throwing dice with blood streaming down his face, the wide brim of his
hat pulled low so she could not see his wound, while Thom Merrilin put his
hand into a fire to draw out the small blue stone that now dangled on Moiraine's
- TFoH,Ch21 - Rand wonders
about Mat's new knowledge and language. Mat will not say anything about
what happened to him in Rhuidean.
- TFoH,Ch49 - Elayne and Nynaeve
can hardly believe that Mat killed Couladin.
- LoC,Ch1 - Bashere mentions
the plan Mat and Rand have for taking Illian and wonders if Mat studied
under Agelmar in Shienar.
- LoC,Ch4 - Rand tells Weiramon
and the others to stay put until Mat arrives to take over.
- LoC,Ch8 - Lelaine quizzes Nynaeve
about Rand, Perrin, Mat and Egwene.
- LoC,Ch10 - The Two Rivers
girls ask Rand lots of questions about Mat, Egwene and Nynaeve.
- LoC,Ch10 - Alanna asks Rand
too casually about Mat.
- LoC,Ch11 - Verin really wants
to know where Mat is.
- LoC,Ch11 - Alanna thinks Rand,
Mat and Perrin should all be bonded.
- LoC,Ch15 - Egwene dreams -
Mat spoke strange words she almost understood - the Old Tongue, she
thought - and two ravens alighted on his shoulders, claws sinking through
his coat into the flesh beneath. He seemed no more aware of them than Perrin
had been of the hawk and falcon, yet defiance passed across his face, and then
grim acceptance. In another a woman, face shrouded in shadow, beckoned him
toward great danger; Egwene did not know what, only that it was monstrous.
- LoC,Ch17 - When Rand arrives
at the Sun Palace Berelain asks about Mat and Perrin.
- LoC,Ch19 - When Rand prepares
to leave Berelain asks him to convey warmest wishes to Mat and Perrin.
- LoC,Ch48 - Elayne and Nynaeve
consider Mat just a nuisance in their search for the Bowl.
- LoC,Epilogue - A Seanchan
rider recalls Mat's comment in The Wandering Woman about the Daughter of
the Nine Moons.
- ACoS,Ch7 - Rand thinks he
will trust Mat and Perrin and Min.
- ACoS,Ch10 - Egwene has a
dream where Mat watches Illuminator's fireworks. He grabs one out of the air
and arrows of fire shoot from his fist. Men will die because of this.
- ACoS,Ch12 - Egwene is
startled when Bryne tells her Mat's army is now up to ten thousand. She
thought it was half that at Salidar.
- ACoS,Ch13 - Elayne, Nynaeve, Aviendha
and Birgitte plan to ask Mat to help them look for the Bowl of the Winds
because he is ta'veren.
- ACoS,Ch13 - Mat promised Rand
to bring Elayne to Caemlyn with Egwene and Nynaeve, then promised Egwene
to keep Nynaeve and Elayne safe in Ebou Dar.
- ACoS,Ch15 - Carridin sees Mat
outside his window and Ishamael's orders from the Darkfriend social play.
He tells Sammael that Mat is in Ebou Dar.
- ACoS,Ch17 - Teslyn wants to
take Elayne, Nynaeve, Mat, and Aviendha to Elaida.
- ACoS,Ch30 - When Mat leaves
the Kin house, Nalesean misunderstands his shouting and reports to Elayne
that he found the Bowl.
- ACoS,Ch41 - Rand has
nightmares about begging Mat to find Elayne.
- TPoD,Ch1 - Aviendha is
worried about Olver but thinks that Mat will surely find him.
- TPoD,Ch2 - The gholam
was ordered to kill Elayne, Nynaeve and Mat, but chooses to go after the
women as they are an easier target.
- TPoD,Ch5 - Elayne truly
regrets leaving Mat, Thom, Olver and Vanin in the hands of the Seanchan.
- TPoD,Ch15 - Egwene dreams of
Mat weighing two Aes Sedai on a huge set of balance scales, and on his
decision depended...She could not say what; something vast; the world,
- TPoD,Ch18 - Talmanes and
others of the Band of the Red Hand feel that Mat needs them in the south
so they will stay in Murandy.
- TPoD,Ch21 - Rand thinks Elayne
and Mat are with the Salidar Aes Sedai in Murandy.
- WH,Ch11 - When Rand thinks of
Mat, there is a flash of color in his head that resembles Mat's face.
- WH,Ch12 - When Rand finds out
that Mat is not in the Royal Palace, he assumes that Mat is with Egwene. Elayne
and Aviendha do not correct him.
- CoT,Ch20 – Egwene dreams of
Mat destroying thousands of people. An Illuminator is involved.
- WH,Ch21 - Bayle Domon tells Egeanin
that he will recruit Mat and Thom to help them escape Ebou Dar.
- CoT,Ch24 – Rand sees swirling
colors when he thinks of Thom and Mat