Pronunciation: ah-NYE-yah

An Aes Sedai of the Blue Ajah. Her Warder is Setagana.

Physical Description#

She is homely, with a blunt face, but a wonderful smile. She has dark hair. (TGH,Ch4)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In New Spring
    1. NS,Ch12 - Kairen defers to Anaiya.
    2. NS,Ch12 - Anaiya, Cabriana and Kairen are long time friends.
    3. NS,Ch12 - Anaiya has a taste for frilly lacey furnishings.
  2. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch4 - Anaiya is Blue Ajah.
  3. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch10 - Egwene is anxious to return to the White Tower so Anaiya can continue testing her dreams.
    2. TDR,Ch25 - Egwene recalls that Anaiya told her dreams about ta'veren are almost always significant.
  4. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch47 - When Min rescues Siuan, she asks about her friends Anaiya and Sheriam, but Min does not know if they escaped.
  5. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch27 - Moiraine and Anaiya are friends. Siuan and Anaiya do not like each other.
  6. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch34 - Sheriam is stronger in the One Power than Myrelle who, in turn, is stronger than Anaiya, Beonin, Carlinya and Morvrin.
  7. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch15 - Anaiya has a Warder.
  8. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch9 - Egwene thinks that now she has a hold on Sheriam's cronies they will try to find a way out.
    2. ACoS,Ch12 - Egwene plans to make her swear fealty with the rest of Sheriam's group. She plans to take Myrelle, Sheriam, Carlinya, Beonin, Anaiya and Morvrin into Tel'aran'rhiod that night to meet with the Wise Ones to prove that the merchant's rumor about Rand kneeling to Elaida is false.
  9. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch20 - Egwene's robe was a gift from Anaiya.
    2. CoT,Ch20 - Nisao reports to Egwene that Anaiya and Setagana were murdered with saidin.
    3. CoT,Ch30 - Anaiya had worn the shawl fifty or sixty years when Kairen came to the White Tower.
    4. CoT,Ch30 - Maigan replaces Anaiya on Egwene's Council.
    5. CoT,Ch30 - Anaiya was the only one who really believed that Egwene was a Dreamer.
  10. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch2 - Ashmanaille and Phaedrine consult with Beonin as they investigate the deaths of Anaiya and Kairen.
    2. KoD,Ch23 - Lelaine orders Nisao to stop investigating the deaths of Anaiya and Kairen but she appeals to Romanda. The connection between Anaiya, Kairen and Cabriana Mecandes finally clicks for Romanda and she orders the arrest of Halima and Delana.
  11. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch8 - Siuan and Egwene agree that Halima must have murdered Anaiya.