Evanellein Lorn

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Author: Atarah al'Norahn


The full name was not recorded in the main series, but was given in the Wheel of Time Companion. Other information about the character is also included in the Companion, but we did not use it in the TarValon.Net Library.

Evanellein Lorn is an Aes Sedai of the Gray Ajah who sides with Elaida when the White Tower splits (TFoH, Prologue). She is a Sitter for the Gray Ajah (TGS, Ch. 46).

She is very concerned with her looks and clothing, so much so that Elaida often thinks she should have been Green (TFoH, Prologue).

Evanellein was one of the Aes Sedai who aided Elaida in deposing Siuan and in gaining the Amyrlin Seat (TFoH, Prologue).

Evanellein meets with Elaida and her other supporters to discuss what is going on in the world. She tells Elaida and the others that Amathera has vanished in Tarabon, and that an Aes Sedai may have been involved in the disappearance (TFoH, Prologue).

Evanellein wants to pull Elaida down over what happened to Toveine and the others at the Black Tower (KoD, Prologue).

Evanellein isn't mentioned of Verin's list of Black Ajah members, but she flees the Tower before being asked to reswear the Oaths, making her a likely member of the Black Ajah. Therefore she doesn't get to vote for Egwene as the Amyrlin (TGS, Ch. 46).

She is killed by Egwene during the attack in tel'aran'rhiod in the White Tower (ToM, Ch. 38).


"Only a rumor," the Gray sister replied. Her silk dress, matching the fringe on her shawl, was finely cut and scooped low at the neck. Often Elaida thought the woman should have been Green, so concerned was she with her looks and clothes. "Almost everyone in those poor lands is a refugee, including those who might send news. The Panarch Amathera has apparently vanished, and it seems an Aes Sedai may have been involved... " (Evanellein to Elaida; The Fires of Heaven, Prologue).