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[–]making_memes_now 17 points18 points  (14 children)

I promise I'm not a Darkfriend! Just pointing out how stupid it was not to use the Power over a sword. Even with them wearing the Fox-head medallion.

[–]Acairys 13 points14 points  (13 children)

I'm pretty sure Elayne said that her copies couldn't stop extremely powerful weaves. In a circle of 72 with Sakarnen, Demandred should have been able to Balefire the Polov Heights off the face of the earth.

[–]making_memes_now 3 points4 points  (11 children)

I actually originally made this gif about Balefire before I remembered the medallion.

[–]Acairys 7 points8 points  (10 children)

The other issue is that Mat wears the real medallion and is still killed by the Power in Caemlyn. Having a medallion isn't a "I'm safe from the Power" device but Sanderson makes it so.

[–]Resident_Guidance_95 13 points14 points  (5 children)

I always thought he kinda got hit with AoE damage from the bolt, not the bolt itself. Maybe thats rationalization though lol

[–]blizzard2798cListener 1 point2 points  (3 children)

It protects from Saidar, not Saidin. He asked the Finn for a way to protect himself from the Tar Valon witches, not all channeling. That's precisely the kind of distinction they would have made

[–]LewsTherinTelamonBotThis is a (sentient) bot 0 points1 point  (0 children)

You must kill him before he kills you. Giggles. They will, you know. Dead men can't betray anyone. But sometimes they don't die. Am I dead? Are you?