Stepin (TV Series)

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Stepin is a character in the book and television series The Wheel of Time. In the TV show he is played by the Finnish actor Peter Franzén

WARNING! The next sections contain spoilers for the Wheel of Time television series.


Stepin is the Warder of Kerene Nagashi, an Aes Sedai of the Green Ajah. He is friends with Lan, Moiraine's Warder. They have trained together in the White Tower in the past.

Stepin hated his father and after he died, Stepin would pick fights with anyone who might kill him in return. At this low part of his life, he met Kerene Sedai and they became close friends. Kerene later chosed him as her Warder.


Stepin is not very tall, with shoulder length blond hair and short beard.

As his weapons he uses one two-bladed axe in each hand.


Stepin is with Kerene when the False Dragon Logain is captured.

Episode 4 - Stepin and Lan practice fighting stands. Stepin tells Lan of happenings in the White Tower. He worries for his Aes Sedai Kerene because she doesn't rest enough and looks very tired. Stepin is also suspicious of Liandrin and the Red Sisters with her. He thinks they will try to gentle Logain without a trial.

After Logain's followers break into the Aes Sedai camp, Stepin joins the battle, but feels his Aes Sedai is in danger with Logain breaking free of the Aes Sedai shield.

After Kerene is killed by Logain, Stepin feels it and runs back to the cave and tries to kill Logain.

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Stepin buries his Aes Sedai Kerene and takes her Great Serpent ring to the White Tower in Tar Valon. He leads the procession that showed Logain to the city.

In the White Tower Stepin asks Nynaeve for some tea that would make him sleep better. During the evening he gives Lan a cup of that tea to make him sleep through the night. In the morning Lan finds out that Stepin has killed himself.