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Pronunciation: SWAHN SAHN-chay
aka: Mara Tomanes
Born a Tairen fisherwoman. Became the Amyrlin Seat raised from the Blue Ajah. Was deposed by Elaida. Her Warder was Alric.
She is handsome, pretty when she smiles. She is a hand taller than Moiraine with fair skin and blue eyes. (NS,Ch2) She has dark hair. (TGH,Ch2)She is of medium height, handsome with a strong face and blue eyes. (TGH,Ch4) Since she was stilled she looks young enough to pass for an Accepted or even a novice. (ACoS,Ch8) She has fair skin and blue eyes. (ACoS,Ch9) She is pretty, if not quite beautiful, with a delicate mouth and dark glossy hair to her shoulders. (CoT,Ch18)
Gareth and Siuan by Richard Boyé
- Born circa 958 NE, Siuan Sanche grows up the daughter of a poor fisherman in Tear. At the first sign of ability to channel she is sent to the White Tower.
- As novices and Accepted, Siuan, Leane, Sheriam get into more than their share of trouble while Carlinya is a bit more circumspect. (TFoH,Ch26)
- On her twenty-second birthday, Accepted Siuan argues too vehemently with her history teacher, Anaiya, and gets two months of kitchen duty. (TFoH,Ch26)
- While still Accepted, Moiraine and Siuan are with the Amyrlin Seat Tamra Ospenya when Gitara Moroso has a Foretelling that the Dragon Reborn has been born on Dragonmount. Tamra swears them to secrecy. (NS,Ch2, TGH,Ch8)
- Tamra summons all the Accepted including Moiraine and Siuan to a meeting where she announces the death of Gitara and a bounty for all women who recently gave birth. (NS,Ch3)
- Escorted by Tower Guards, Moiraine and Siuan ride to a camp south of Alindaer and begin collecting names. (NS,Ch4)
- They collect names for the rest of the day. Meilyn and Elaida pay them a call. (NS,Ch5)
- Moiraine and Siuan are assigned to transcribing the lists of names. They keep their own list of the most promising candidates. (NS,Ch6)
- Moiraine and Siuan figure out that Tamra is sending searchers to find the Dragon Reborn. (NS,Ch7)
- Moiraine and Siuan practice for the test for the shawl. Elaida drills them, beating them mercilessly. (NS,Ch8)
- Moiraine gives Siuan a hug before she leaves for test for the shawl. (NS,Ch9)
- Merean comes for Siuan to be tested. She passes. After they both return, they plan to put mice in Elaida's bed, but they are caught and switched. (NS,Ch10, NS,Ch17)
- In formal ceremony Moiraine and Siuan are raised to the shawl. They both select the Blue Ajah and are escorted to the Blue Ajah quarters. (NS,Ch11)
- As new Aes Sedai, Moiraine and Siuan plan to begin their own search, but their plans are squashed when Tamra assigns Moiraine to distribute the bounty and Cetalia conscripts Siuan for the Blue Ajah eyes-and-ears. (NS,Ch12)
- Moiraine and Siuan deposit their stipends and order new dresses. (NS,Ch13)
- Sierin Vayu relieves Moiraine of the bounty but orders her to remain in Tar Valon. Faced with a planned future, Moiraine and Siuan agree that Siuan with remain to follow clues in the White Tower while Moiraine will run away to begin the search. (NS,Ch14)
- While working in the Blue Ajah eyes-and-ears organization in the White Tower, Siuan discovers that the Black Ajah is killing off the searchers sent by Tamra to find the Dragon Reborn. She journeys to Canluum and finds Moiraine. She goes ahead to Chachin. (NS,Ch18)
- Moiraine searches the rougher parts of Chachin for Siuan, but she is in a classy inn, The Evening Star. They make a plan to enter the Aesdaishar Palace. (NS,Ch23)
- They go to the Aesdaishar Palace as Moiraine Damodred and her maid Suki. Suki scouts around and learns that Lady Ines Demain is in seclusion. (NS,Ch24)
- Suki continues to dig for information on Lady Ines Demain and her son Rahien. Bukama reports to her that Merean spent the day with Brys. (NS,Ch25)
- Moiraine and Siuan figure out that the Black Ajah does not know the Dragon Reborn is still a baby. Siuan returns to the White Tower to continue working from inside. (NS,Epilogue)
- Siuan Sanche is raised to the Amyrlin Seat in 988 NE at age thirty. (Guide, LoC,Ch35) Note: The date of 985 NE cited in TGH and TDR Glossaries is incorrect. This has been corrected in later editions.
- Siuan names Sheriam as her Mistress of Novices. (TPoD,Ch17)
- In 996 NE, Siuan Sanche makes a state tour through Cairhien, Tear, Illian and Caemlyn. She publicly berates Gareth Bryne when he questions the orders she gives Queen Morgase regarding the Murandy border. (TFoH,Ch12)
- Siuan travels to Fal Dara with a full escort. Lord Agelmar and Ronan greet her in the Fal Dara courtyard. (TGH,Ch2)
- Agelmar gives Siuan the Horn. She holds an audience with Moiraine and Leane and exchanges news. (TGH,Ch4)
- Siuan and Moiraine discuss Rand. Siuan, who can see ta'veren, says he blazed like the sun terrifying her. They plan to have him take the Horn to Illian. (TGH,Ch5)
- Siuan participates in partially Healing Mat. She, Moiraine and Verin discuss the Dark Prophecy. (TGH,Ch7)
- Siuan, Moiraine and Verin meet with Rand and tell him he is the Dragon Reborn. (TGH,Ch8)
- As she prepares to leave Fal Dara, Siuan is wounded by an arrow meant for Rand. (TGH,Ch9)
- Siuan's procession leaves Fal Dara heading west to Medo. She is furious when she learns that Moiraine, Liandrin and Verin left without warning. (TGH,Ch12)
- Siuan gives Egwene and Nynaeve a channeling lesson on their way to Tar Valon. (TGH,Ch18)
- Siuan arrives with other Aes Sedai at the end of Nynaeve' testing and anoints her as Accepted. (TGH,Ch23)
- Siuan makes Min view lots of the sisters in the White Tower. (TGH,Ch38)
- Verin tells Siuan that Rand declared himself and the Mat blew the Horn of Valere. She gives Siuan the Horn. (TDR,Ch12)
- Siuan gives punishments to Elayne, Egwene and Nynaeve, then sends Elayne to Sheriam for further punishment. (TDR,Ch13)
- Siuan assigns Egwene and Nynaeve to hunt the Black Ajah. (TDR,Ch14)
- Siuan leads the circle as she, Alanna, Anaiya, Brendas, Leane, Serafelle, Sheriam, Verin and two other Aes Sedai Heal Mat. (TDR,Ch18)
- Siuan and Leane visit Mat and tell him he has to stay in the White Tower. Siuan issues orders for all of the bridge guards not to let Mat out of Tar Valon. (TDR,Ch20)
- Siuan is present for the end of Egwene's Accepted test. (TDR,Ch23)
- Siuan visits Nynaeve in the kitchen, sending Egwene and Elayne away with Laras. She tells Nynaeve that Sheriam found another Gray Man and that "Else Grinwell" was a hoax. She asks if Elayne will be going, too, then gives Nynaeve money for the trip. (TDR,Ch29)
- Min delivers Moiraine's message to Siuan. Siuan tells her to stay in the White Tower posing as Elmindreda. (TSR,Ch1)
- Min tells Siuan of her viewing of Logain. Siuan finally receives news from Moiraine that Rand has taken the Stone of Tear and Callandor. (TSR,Ch17)
- Siuan calls a meeting of the Hall and presents the news of Rand. The Hall reluctantly but unanimously agrees to support Rand. (TSR,Ch47)
- Elaida deposes Siuan who is beaten, stilled and jailed. Min and Laras help Siuan and Leane escape and they pick up Logain on the way out of Tar Valon. (TSR,Ch47)
- Min, Siuan and Leane are arrested in Kore Springs. They escape with Logain. (TFoH,Ch1)
- Siuan, Leane, Min and Logain make their way to Lugard where Siuan learns that the rebel Aes Sedai are gathering in Salidar. (TFoH,Ch11)
- Siuan, Leane, Min and Logain arrive at Salidar. They meet Anaiya, Carlinya, Myrelle and Sheriam. They quiz Siuan and Leane to make sure who they are. (TFoH,Ch26)
- Siuan and Leane goad the Salidar Aes Sedai into action telling them that the Red Ajah set up Logain as a false Dragon. They agree to let Siuan run the eyes-and-ears network. (TFoH,Ch27)
- As punishment, the Salidar Aes Sedai give Siuan and Leane to Gareth Bryne as personal maids. (TFoH,Ch28)
- Siuan and Leane are there when Elayne, Nynaeve and the others arrive in Salidar. Nynaeve and Siuan strike a bargain. Nynaeve will teach Siuan Tel'aran'rhiod and Siuan will let Nynaeve study her stilling. (TFoH,Ch50)
- Nynaeve studies Siuan, Leane and Logain to learn about stilling. (TFoH,Ch54)
- Nynaeve takes Siuan to Tel'aran'rhiod but cuts the lesson short when she spots Moghedien. (TFoH,Ch54)
- Nynaeve uses the a'dam and Moghedien as a surrogate to study Siuan and Leane. (LoC,Prologue)
- Nynaeve and Elayne take Siuan, Leane, Anaiya, Beonin, Carlinya, Morvrin, Myrelle and Sheriam to the White Tower in Tel'aran'rhiod. After Nynaeve and Leane leave, the rest are trapped in a nightmare until Elayne can rescue them. (LoC,Ch7)
- In the streets of Salidar Siuan argues with Gareth Bryne, then exchanges information with Leane. (LoC,Ch8)
- In Tel'aran'rhiod Siuan visits the White Tower, the Heart of the Stone and Caemlyn. (LoC,Ch14)
- Nynaeve, Elayne and Siuan watch the ceremony as Tarna Feir leaves Salidar. (LoC,Ch15)
- Nynaeve Heals Siuan and Leane. Afterwards, Siuan is overwhelmed by the loss of Alric. Siuan and Leane are restored to Aes Sedai, but they are much weaker than they used to be. They meet with Elayne and Nynaeve and agree to continue their working relationship. (LoC,Ch30)
- Delana agrees to help Siuan play Romanda against Janya and Lelaine with the goal of having Sheriam let Siuan join in their meeting with the Wise Ones in Tel'aran'rhiod. (LoC,Ch30)
- Sheriam, Anaiya, Beonin, Carlinya, Morvrin, Myrelle and Siuan meet with Amys, Bair and Egwene in the Heart of the Stone in Tel'aran'rhiod. The Aes Sedai summon Egwene to Salidar. (LoC,Ch32)
- Sheriam, Anaiya, Beonin, Carlinya, Morvrin, Myrelle and Siuan are meeting in the Little Tower when Egwene arrives. They tell her she is to be the next Amyrlin Seat. (LoC,Ch34)
- Siuan goes to wake the Sitters while Sheriam and her circle prepare Egwene. (LoC,Ch35)
- Egwene has a frank talk with Siuan and winds up with a strong ally and advisor. (LoC,Ch37)
- Siuan talks with Lelaine manipulating her to Egwene's point of view. (LoC,Ch37)
- Siuan teaches Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve the trick of not feeling the heat. (LoC,Ch39)
- At a party Mat finds himself flirting with Siuan and dancing with Leane. (LoC,Ch44)
- Siuan and Leane suggest the idea that Egwene play the two armies off each other to keep local nobles from causing trouble. (LoC,Ch52)
- Egwene instructs Siuan to see that Logain "escapes." (LoC,Ch52)
- Siuan meets with Egwene and Sheriam and supports Egwene. (ACoS,Ch8)
- Siuan and Leane come to Egwene's tent and she tells them about Moghedien's escape. (ACoS,Ch9)
- She rides out from the camp with Egwene, Bryne and Myrelle. (ACoS,Ch11)
- She accompanies Egwene and Myrelle to the camp where Myrelle and Nisao have Lan. (ACoS,Ch12)
- Siuan wakes Egwene and brings her to Bryne who reports on the Andoran army. (TPoD,Ch15)
- Siuan and Egwene go over reports and petitions from the Sitters. Siuan has a report of soldiers moving south from Kandor. (TPoD,Ch16)
- Siuan accompanies Egwene and the Sitters to the meeting with the Andorans and Murandians. (TPoD,Ch17)
- On Egwene's orders Siuan questions the Andoran nobles about a rumor of Aes Sedai and Tower Guards in Andor but learns nothing. Egwene tells her she knows that Siuan is in love with Bryne. (TPoD,Ch18)
- After returning to camp, Siuan and Egwene make final preparations for the meeting of the Hall. (TPoD,Ch19)
- Sheriam, Siuan and Chesa accompany Egwene as they prepare to Travel to Tar Valon. (TPoD,Ch30)
- Siuan visits the White Tower in Tel'aran'rhiod and learns about the newly selected Sitters there. (CoT,Ch18)
- Siuan meets with Egwene in her study. She passes on information from various eyes-and-ears reports including her information on the White Tower Sitters. (CoT,Ch18)
- Egwene sends Siuan to fetch Sheriam to the meeting of the Hall. (CoT,Ch19)
- Siuan makes the final arrangements with Leane, Bodewhin, Gareth Bryne and Ragan for the expedition to Tar Valon. (CoT,Ch30)
- Egwene visits Siuan in her dreams and then in Tel'aran'rhiod. Siuan reports her situation to the Salidar Aes Sedai. Lelaine asks for her support against Romanda. (KoD,Ch1)
- When a meeting of the Hall is announced, Gareth Bryne escorts Siuan to the Blue Ajah area of the camp. (KoD,Ch23)
- Siuan manages Lelaine as best she can. She talks with Bryne and finally tells him why she broke oath, her quest for the Dragon Reborn. She meets with Egwene in Tel'aran'rhiod and updates her. (TGS,Ch8)
- The rebel sisters learn that Elaida has Traveling. Siuan reacts quickly sending a warning to Gareth Bryne to guard his flanks. (TGS,Ch18)
- Lelaine, Romanda, Magla, Sheriam and Siuan question Shemerin in Romanda�s tent. They are shocked at Elaida�s audacity. Shemerin tells them about the waterway into Tar Valon. (TGS,Ch26)
- Siuan and Egwene meet every night. Siuan tries to convince her that Elaida will never let her go. (TGS,Ch38)
- Siuan and Egwene meet in Tel'aran'rhiod. Egwene warns her about Sheriam and Moria, but then she is yanked awake. (TGS,Ch39)
- Siuan wakes from her meeting with Egwene knowing something is wrong. She and Bryne quickly learn of the attack on the White Tower. Siuan gets Gawyn to help her stage a rescue and Bryne reluctantly agrees to help, but only after Siuan bonds him as her Warder. (TGS,Ch40)
- Siuan, Gawyn, Bryne and his soldiers enter Tar Valon and make their way to the White Tower. Siuan and Bryne save each others� lives. They find an exhausted Egwene and bring her back to the rebel camp. (TGS,Ch41)
- Siuan and Bryne watch while the Hall meets. Siuan is afraid Egwene will never forgive her. Bryne tells her he will ask her to marry him, but only after her mission is done. (TGS,Ch43)
- Bryne leads Egwene and his army to Tar Valon. Siuan rides with him. Egwene tells Siuan it will take a long time to regain her trust. (TGS,Ch45)
- Siuan brings the rebel sisters to the Sunset Gate of the White Tower where Egwene addresses them. (TGS,Ch46)
- Siuan and Saerin grill Captain Chubain as to how Rand got into the White Tower unannounced. Rand notices that she and Bryne are now bonded. (ToM,Ch3)
- Siuan brings tea while Bryne and Gawyn talk. (ToM,Ch22)
- Egwene sends for Siuan to see if she has any new news from her eyes-and-ears. (ToM,Ch27)
- Egwene meets with Siuan and Nynaeve to discuss Rand and other events. They set up a plan to trap Mesaana. (ToM,Ch33)
- Egwene and Siuan make final plans for the meeting tonight and prepare for sleep. (ToM,Ch35)
- Siuan interrupts Egwene�s meeting with the Wise Ones, Sitters and Windfinders with news that the Black Ajah has attacked. (ToM,Ch36)
- When the Black Ajah attacks, only Aes Sedai Egwene, Nynaeve, Leane and Siuan remain to fight. (ToM,Ch37)
- After defeating Mesaana, Egwene brings the limp form back to the upper floors of the White Tower where Nynaeve, Leane, Siuan and the Wise Ones wait. (ToM,Ch38)
- NS,Ch2 - Moiraine and Siuan are both orphans. Their mothers died while they were young and their fathers died while they were at the White Tower.
- NS,Ch14 � Lelaine and Elaida are among the strongest Aes Sedai. Moiraine and Siuan will eventually be as strong.
- NS,Ch17 � After Cadsuane, Meilyn and Kerene, the strongest Aes Sedai are Lelaine, Romanda, Moiraine, Siuan and Elaida.
- TGH,Ch4 - Siuan was Blue Ajah before being raised to the Amyrlin Seat.
- TGH,Ch5 - Siuan has the Talent of seeing ta'veren.
- TGH,Ch31 - Verin says that only Elaida, Moiraine, Siuan and the three girls are strong enough to handle the female giant statue.
- TGH,Ch46 - Ingtar still does not know if the Gray Man was supposed to kill Rand or Siuan.
- TDR,Ch6 - Moiraine sends Min to Tar Valon to report to Siuan.
- TDR,Ch12 - Leane and Siuan were novices together.
- TDR,Ch15 - Sheriam tells the girls to say nothing to anyone about the Gray Man. She will tell Siuan about him.
- TDR,Ch16 - Nynaeve tells Elayne about Siuan's plan for her and Egwene to hunt the Black Ajah and asks Elayne to join them.
- TDR,Ch17 - The girls deflect Elaida's questioning telling her that Siuan ordered them not to talk.
- TDR,Ch22 - Sheriam tells Egwene that Siuan ordered her to be tested immediately.
- TDR,Ch25 - Lanfear, masquerading as Else Grinwell, tells Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve that Siuan ordered them to search the Black Ajah's belongings.
- TDR,Ch28 - Nynaeve gives Mat one of Siuan's executive orders so he can escape Tar Valon.
- TDR,Ch32 - Mat uses Siuan's executive order to gain passage for Thom and himself out of Tar Valon.
- TDR,Ch52 - Mat thinks Mother Guenna's accent reminds him of Siuan's.
- TSR,Ch1 - Min thinks only three Aes Sedai, Moiraine, Siuan and Verin, know about her talent.
- TSR,Ch1 - Min has a viewing of Siuan - she was lying on the floor, naked. Aside from her being in only her skin, there was something odd about the image. She has no idea what it means.
- TSR,Ch1 - Elaida begins making associations between Siuan, Moiraine and Rand.
- TSR,Ch6 - Moiraine sent three pigeons to Siuan with messages about the threat to free Mazrim Taim.
- TSR,Ch11 - Egwene wants to use Tel'aran'rhiod to find Mazrim Taim or to speak to Siuan in her dreams, but she realizes she does not know nearly enough to be able to do those things.
- TSR,Ch21 - Moiraine sends messages to Siuan about Rand and Mazrim Taim.
- TSR,Ch31 - Alanna is angry that Siuan let Rand, Mat and Perrin go their own way. Elaida was especially angry.
- TFoH,Prologue - Elaida is furious that there is no progress in finding Siuan. The White Tower is also promoting the rumor that she was executed.
- TFoH,Ch2 - Moiraine thinks Siuan is still Amyrlin and is busy laying the groundwork for Rand's return.
- TFoH,Ch7 - Siuan always told Moiraine that she is arrogant.
- TFoH,Ch12 - Gareth Bryne and his men reach Lugard and learn that Siuan, Logain and the others were there.
- TFoH,Ch15 - Egwene and Nynaeve learn that Elaida is Amyrlin, so Siuan must be stilled or dead. Egwene tells Moiraine who shows no grief over her long-time friend.
- TFoH,Ch16 - Galad tells Nynaeve and Elayne that Siuan was stilled and executed.
- TFoH,Ch18 - Liandrin receives word from the White Tower that Elaida deposed Siuan.
- TFoH,Ch25 - Moghedien creates dreams of Siuan, Leane, Galad, Gawyn and Marin al'Vere trying to trap Egwene in Tel'aran'rhiod.
- TFoH,Ch26 - Siuan and Leane were novice and Accepted with Sheriam and Carlinya.
- TFoH,Ch26 - Anaiya taught history when Siuan was twenty-two and Accepted.
- TFoH,Ch27 - Siuan and Anaiya do not like each other.
- TFoH,Ch27 - Since being stilled, Siuan still retains some ability to ignore the heat.
- TFoH,Ch28 - Min has a viewing that Siuan and Bryne must stay close together or both will die.
- TFoH,Ch38 - The Shienarans in Ghealdan have heard the news that Siuan was deposed.
- TFoH,Ch55 - Nynaeve realizes that Moghedien knows that Birgitte is alive and that she knows who Siuan and Faolain are. She must be in Salidar.
- LoC,Prologue - Gawyn is still torn about his decision to help Siuan escape.
- LoC,Ch1 - Bashere knows she was deposed and stilled.
- LoC,Ch11 - Verin thinks to herself that she warned Moiraine and Siuan how dangerous Rand is and now both of them are probably dead.
- LoC,Ch13 - Tarna Feir learns that Siuan and Leane are in Salidar. Somehow she learns that Logain is there as well.
- LoC,Ch14 - Egwene spots Leane and Siuan often in Tel'aran'rhiod but she does not recognize them.
- LoC,Ch29 - Nynaeve looks for Siuan and Leane to study them some more, but they are busy with the Sitters.
- LoC,Ch30 - Before she became Amyrlin, Siuan's closest friends after Moiraine were Delana and Lelaine. Delana and Siuan were novice and Accepted together.
- LoC,Ch37 - Elayne and Nynaeve tell Egwene that only Birgitte, Siuan, and Leane know about Moghedien.
- ACoS,Prologue - Elaida knows from Tarna Feir's report that she is with the Salidar Aes Sedai.
- ACoS,Ch7 - Bashere reports to Rand rumors of Aes Sedai with an army which could be Mat's in Murandy or Altara. He supposes they are the ones who fled when Siuan was deposed.
- ACoS,Ch8 - She gave Egwene the information about Sheriam's group sending spies to the White Tower.
- ACoS,Ch9 - Before being stilled, Siuan was equal in strength to Lelaine and Romanda.
- ACoS,Ch9 - She throws things at Bryne when she is angry, yet she will not accept any intervention from Egwene on her behalf.
- ACoS,Ch11 - She frequently uses the ring ter'angreal looking for information. She has to borrow it from Leane since she was forbidden to use it for temper.
- ACoS,Ch11 - Aeldene badgers her for information about the Amyrlin's eyes-and-ears.
- ACoS,Ch12 - She is poor at Healing.
- ACoS,Ch12 - She still feels the pain of Alric's death.
- ACoS,Ch40 - Galina played a role in deposing Siuan and led the circle that stilled her.
- WH,Ch13 - Cadsuane has had eyes-and-ears watching Moiraine and Siuan for years.
- CoT,Ch12 � Elayne hopes that Elaida has not learned that Gawyn helped Siuan escape.
- KoD,Prologue � Egwene waits in Tel'aran'rhiod for Siuan to dream so she can report on the outcome of their plan.
- KoD,Ch1 � Siuan's ability at Healing is improved since Nynaeve Healed her.
- KoD,Ch2 � Beonin seized the moment when Elaida deposed Siuan and she has made adjustments ever since.
- KoD,Ch24 � Egwene recalls that Laras helped Siuan and Leane escape, but it was because of Min.
- KoD,Ch31 � Elaida does not intend to punish Elayne as a runaway because Siuan Sanche ordered her and Egwene to leave.
- TGS,Ch12 � The bare minimum number of Sitters met to depose Siuan. Since Talene was proven Black Ajah, that makes her deposition and the raising of Elaida unlawful.
- TGS,Ch13 � Gawyn does not like Elaida, but he chose her side because of what Siuan did to Elayne and Egwene.
- TGS,Ch16 � Discussing the sad status of the Tower with the White sisters, Egwene admits that Siuan and the Blue Ajah made mistakes, but so did the other Ajahs.
- TGS,Ch24 � No one else knows that Gawyn loves Egwene or that he helped Siuan escape.