An Aes Sedai of the Brown Ajah who teaches history in the White Tower. She stays with the White Tower. She is Shienaran.

Physical Description#

She has sharp, blue eyes and her dark hair is liberally streaked with gray. She wears her hair in a silver net and a deep brown silk skirt. (KoD,Ch24)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

  • Bennae Nalsad lectures Egwene on history. Egwene is woefully ignorant in many areas but she shocks Bennae with information on the secret histories in the thirteenth depository. (KoD,Ch24)
  • Bennae summons Egwene for another lesson. It turns out to be a discussion on how to deal with unjust punishment and Egwene gives her sound advice. (TGS,Ch12)

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch37 - Egwene remembers hearing from Bennae Sedai that Cairhien and Andor fought more wars than any two nations except Illian and Tear.
  2. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch16 - Egwene is feeling good about her progress. Bennae offered her a place in the Brown Ajah and Suana offered her a place in the Yellow.

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