Pronunciation: eh-GWAIN al'VEER

aka: Tuli, Joslyn

An Emond's Field girl, daughter of Bran and Marin al'Vere. Born 981 NE. She has four sisters, Berowyn, Alene, Elisa and Loise. She is a dreamer

Physical Description#

She has big brown eyes and dark hair. (TEotW,Ch3) She is about 5'2".

Egwene al'Vere by Emily Cleghorn

Egwene Sedai by Richard Boyé

Points of View#

See Egwene's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#


Beginning of Series#

Journey to Shadar Logoth#

Journey to Caemlyn#


Fal Dara and the Blight#

Tar Valon#

Toman Head#

Journey to Tar Valon#

Tar Valon#

Journey to Tear#


The Aiel Waste#



Journey to Tar Valon#

Tar Valon#

Field of Merrilor#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Eye of the World
    1. TEotW,Earlier - Whatever she does, Egwene wants to be the best at it.
    2. TEotW,Ch1 - Rand is nervous at the thought of seeing Egwene.
    3. TEotW,Ch15 - Min has a viewing of Egwene - She's part of it. You're in love with her. She loves you, too, but she's not for you, or you for her. Not the way you both want. When I look at her, I see the same as when I look at Mistress Alys. She won't refuse it.
    4. TEotW,Ch21 - Moiraine guesses that Nynaeve Healed either Perrin or Egwene.
    5. TEotW,Ch28 - Moiraine tells Nynaeve that she will not give up on finding Egwene.
    6. TEotW,Ch33 - Rand has a nightmare in which Egwene tells him all the others are dead.
    7. TEotW,Ch51 - Ba'alzamon shows Rand a vision of Egwene and Nynaeve.
  2. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch4 - Moiraine tells Siuan that Egwene is as strong as Elayne and Nynaeve is stronger.
    2. TGH,Ch15 - Ba'alzamon tells Rand that he has always attracted odd followers such as the girl who wants to protect him.
    3. TGH,Ch16 - When he is near Selene, Rand has to keep reminding himself that he loves Egwene.
    4. TGH,Ch24 - Min views a white flame and other things about Egwene.
    5. TGH,Ch42 - Egwene is unusually strong with Earth.
    6. TGH,Ch42 - Min views things about Egwene linking her to Rand, Mat, Perrin and Galad.
    7. TGH,Ch45 - Rand spots Egwene wearing the a'dam in the house across from High Lord Turak's.
    8. TGH,Ch47 - Rand feels an irresistible urge to return to Falme to save Egwene.
  3. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch6 - Min tells Perrin that she is bound to Rand and that Egwene knows.
    2. TDR,Ch12 - Siuan orders Verin to tell her every detail about Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve.
    3. TDR,Ch19 - Mat recalls Egwene and Nynaeve bringing him to Tar Valon.
    4. TDR,Ch20 - Mat wants to say goodbye to Egwene and Nynaeve before he leaves Tar Valon.
    5. TDR,Ch24 - Mat still intends to say goodbye to Egwene, Nynaeve and Elayne before he leaves Tar Valon.
    6. TDR,Ch30 - As soon as Nynaeve and the others leave, Mat begins planning his escape.
    7. TDR,Ch32 - Rand dreams of Egwene, Nynaeve and Elayne being trapped.
    8. TDR,Ch33 - Perrin recalls his dream of Egwene and Hopper. He hopes Egwene and Mat are safe with Verin in Tar Valon.
    9. TDR,Ch43 - Perrin dreams of Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve walking into a cage and closing the door behind them. Liandrin laughs at them and Lanfear laughs at her.
    10. TDR,Ch49 - Mat dreams of Be'lal weaving a net around Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve.
    11. TDR,Ch51 - Nynaeve is seven years older than Egwene.
    12. TDR,Ch52 - Mother Guenna tells Mat that Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve were taken to the Stone of Tear.
  4. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch1 - Gawyn tells Min that Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve arrived at the White Tower with Verin, then disappeared again.
    2. TSR,Ch2 - Rand dreams about Elayne and Min seducing him while Egwene sadly looks on.
    3. TSR,Ch15 - Mat does not tell Moiraine that he learned of the twisted red doorway from Egwene.
    4. TSR,Ch17 - Gawyn continues to ask Min about Egwene and Elayne.
    5. TSR,Ch28 - Perrin dreams that Egwene and a woman with long white hair were staring at him in surprise while behind them the White Tower crumbled stone by stone.
    6. TSR,Ch29 - Perrin tells Marin al'Vere that Egwene and Nynaeve are safe and are studying to be Aes Sedai.
    7. TSR,Ch31 - Perrin recalls that Egwene told him Elaida and Alanna showed inordinate interest in Rand.
    8. TSR,Ch39 - Nynaeve goes to the Heart of the Stone in Tel'aran'rhiod to meet Egwene, but does not come.
    9. TSR,Ch41 - Aram asks Perrin and Faile about Egwene.
    10. TSR,Ch47 - Siuan tells Gawyn that Egwene and Elayne are in Illian with Mara Tomanes.
    11. TSR,Ch47 - Min has a viewing - Gawyn kneeling at Egwene's feet with his head bowed, and Gawyn breaking Egwene's neck, first one then the other, as if either could be the future. She had never seen that fluttering back and forth, as though not even the viewing could tell which would be the true future. Worse, she had a feeling near to certainty that it was what she had done this day that had turned Gawyn toward those two possibilities.
    12. TSR,Ch53 - Perrin dreams that Egwene stood among a crowd of women, fear in her eyes; slowly the women knelt around her. Nynaeve was one of them, and he believed he saw Elayne's red-gold hair.
  5. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch3 - Asmodean suggests that Rand use Moiraine or Egwene to practice linking, but Rand rejects the idea.
    2. TFoH,Ch9 - Nynaeve worries about Rand, Mat, Perrin and Egwene.
    3. TFoH,Ch13 - As Nynaeve prepares for a dream meeting with Egwene, Elayne asks her to pass a message to Egwene to tell Rand that she loves him.
    4. TFoH,Ch16 - Galad asks Nynaeve and Elayne where Egwene is but they will not tell him.
    5. TFoH,Ch18 - Liandrin knows that Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve were responsible for the deaths of Joiya and Amico.
    6. TFoH,Ch20 - Moiraine tells Rand to trust no Aes Sedai except herself, Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve.
    7. TFoH,Ch25 - Moghedien spies on Elayne and Egwene in Tel'aran'rhiod and learns that they are working with Birgitte. She tries to trap Egwene but she escapes.
    8. TFoH,Ch32 - Egwene taught Aviendha how to handle multiple weaves. Egwene knows very little about Healing and could teach her in that area.
    9. TFoH,Ch34 - Nynaeve now avoids meeting Egwene in Tel'aran'rhiod.
    10. TFoH,Ch40 - Galad again asks after Egwene when he talks with Nynaeve.
    11. TFoH,Ch42 - When Mat says he is leaving, Rand suggests not telling Egwene. It would be the same as telling Moiraine and the Wise Ones.
    12. TFoH,Ch50 - The Salidar Aes Sedai are excited by the prospect of using Tel'aran'rhiod to contact Egwene and Moiraine and thus influence Rand.
    13. TFoH,Ch55 - When Rand talks with Nynaeve in Tel'aran'rhiod he realizes that this must be the place where she and Elayne meet with Egwene.
  6. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Prologue - Gawyn stays at the White Tower because of his duty to Elayne and his love for Egwene.
    2. LoC,Ch1 - Bashere asks Rand about the Green sister, Egwene, in Cairhien.
    3. LoC,Ch8 - Lelaine quizzes Nynaeve about Rand, Perrin, Mat and Egwene.
    4. LoC,Ch10 - The Two Rivers girls ask Rand lots of questions about Mat, Egwene and Nynaeve.
    5. LoC,Ch12 - The Salidar Aes Sedai leaders talk about summoning the "biddable child."
    6. LoC,Ch13 - Elayne spots Egwene in a hallway in the White Tower in Tel'aran'rhiod.
    7. LoC,Ch16 - Rand thinks that he can only trust Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve.
    8. LoC,Ch17 - Berelain and Egwene do not like each other.
    9. LoC,Ch29 - Nynaeve wonders if Egwene was at the meeting with the Wise Ones last night.
    10. LoC,Ch30 - Siuan tells Nynaeve and Elayne that Egwene was not at the last meeting but she will be at the next one.
    11. LoC,Ch40 - Thom thinks Egwene will make a good Amyrlin Seat.
    12. LoC,Ch41 - Melaine tells Rand about Egwene going to Salidar, but he already knows.
    13. LoC,Ch53 - Galina knew of Min when she was first in the White Tower with Egwene, Nynaeve and Elayne.
    14. LoC,Ch55 - Gawyn reads Egwene's letter several times a day.
  7. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Prologue - Alviarin reports to Elaida that the Salidar Aes Sedai and their army is on the march and that Egwene has been raised Amyrlin.
    2. ACoS,Prologue - Gawyn really wants to kill Rand but cannot because he promised Egwene.
    3. ACoS,Ch8 - Egwene has been Amyrlin for close to a month and a half and is still eighteen. This and her being two years younger than Rand places her date of birth as sometime early in 981 NE.
    4. ACoS,Ch13 - Elayne, Nynaeve, Aviendha and Birgitte worry that Areina and Nicola might harm Egwene.
    5. ACoS,Ch13 - Mat promised Rand to bring Elayne to Caemlyn with Egwene and Nynaeve, then promised Egwene to keep Nynaeve and Elayne safe in Ebou Dar.
    6. ACoS,Ch17 - Joline thinks Elaida is angry about Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve mainly because they are stronger than she.
    7. ACoS,Ch23 - Elayne is worried what Egwene will say about the bad bargain they made with the Sea Folk about using the Bowl of the Winds.
    8. ACoS,Ch32 - Elaida dreams about mercifully allowing Egwene to return to being a novices instead of being stilled.
    9. ACoS,Ch33 - Rand has nightmares about Alviarin, Elaida, Egwene, Nynaeve and all the Aes Sedai standing against him.
    10. ACoS,Ch37 - Mat's main driving force is to bring Egwene, Elayne, Nynaeve and Aviendha to Rand in Caemlyn.
  8. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch20 - Sixteen days after using the Bowl Elayne and Nynaeve visit Tel'aran'rhiod and see Egwene's message. They leave her a message in return that they will be in Caemlyn in fifteen days.
    2. TPoD,Ch30 - Egwene is grateful that Lelaine and Romanda now seem to spend more time fighting with each other than nitpicking her.
  9. In Winter's Heart
    1. WH,Ch9 - Elayne knows all about King Roedran's activities in Murandy through Egwene.
    2. WH,Ch11 - Nynaeve learns from Egwene that there are only the Sea Folk Aes Sedai and they are weak.
    3. WH,Ch12 - Rand thinks Mat is with Egwene in Murandy.
    4. WH,Ch13 - Aran'gar tells the other Forsaken that she has her charge fully under control.
    5. WH,Ch26 - Elayne does not tell Egwene that she, Aviendha and Min bonded Rand.
    6. WH,Ch27 - Since Egwene moved her forces to Tar Valon today, Elayne is delighted that the Borderlands army will now occupy Arathelle, Luan and Pelivar and force them to her.
    7. WH,Ch31 - Suroth and Tylin quickly return to Ebou Dar when Suroth learns that an army in Murandy vanished.
  10. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Prologue - Gawyn does not know if Egwene is alive, much less where she is.
    2. CoT,Ch18 - Egwene is developing a reputation of being as tough as Sereille Bagand.
    3. CoT,Ch24 - Rand is furious with the Asha'man for bonding Aes Sedai. He will have to offer Asha'man to be bonded by Aes Sedai to appease Egwene.
  11. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch1 - Siuan informs the Salidar Aes Sedai that Egwene and Leane were captured.
    2. KoD,Ch2 - Beonin teaches Elaida the new weaves Egwene developed and tells her of Egwene's abilities in Tel'aran'rhiod.
    3. KoD,Ch3 - Aran'gar can only find Egwene's dreams when she is right beside her.
    4. KoD,Ch3 - Mesaana is furious that Aran'gar lost Egwene, but Aran'gar assures them that the rebellion is still going strong.
    5. KoD,Ch13 - Elayne wishes she had Gareth Bryne to lead her army but she knows Egwene needs him.
    6. KoD,Ch22 - Logain asks Amylia if she serves Egwene or Elaida but Zaida will not let her answer.
    7. KoD,Ch23 - Romanda is only now realizing Egwene's strength of leadership.
    8. KoD,Ch23 - When Jahar Narishma and Merise call on the Salidar Aes Sedai they specifically ask to speak to Egwene.
    9. KoD,Ch25 - Nine days after Egwene is captured, Elaida issues an order for her to attend that evening. She wants Egwene tamed but not broken so the White Tower can be as strong as possible.
    10. KoD,Ch25 - Talmanes tells Mat that Egwene did not need his help. She really is the Amyrlin] and the Salidar Aes Sedai are off to besiege Tar Valon.
    11. KoD,Ch31 - Elayne angrily insists to Duhara that Egwene is the legitimate Amyrlin Seat.
  12. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch1 - Cadsuane wants to turn Semirhage over to the White Tower but Rand asks which one, Elaida or Egwene?
    2. TGS,Ch4 - Gawyn struggles with his loyalties to Egwene, Elayne and the White Tower.
    3. TGS,Ch7 - Cadsuane does not openly support either Elaida or Egwene.
    4. TGS,Ch13 - Gawyn does not like Elaida, but he chose her side because of what Siuan did to Elayne and Egwene.
    5. TGS,Ch15 - Rand thinks that Egwene and the Wise Ones will not tell him much about Tel'aran'rhiod.
    6. TGS,Ch18 - When Siuan hears that Elaida has Traveling, she wonders if Egwene or Leane broke, but she realizes it must have been Beonin.
    7. TGS,Ch24 - Gawyn tries to talk Bryne into helping him rescue Egwene. No one else knows that he loves her or that he helped Siuan escape.
    8. TGS,Ch25 - Mesaana orders Sheriam to see that Egwene is deposed.
    9. TGS,Ch26 - Romanda almost wishes that Egwene would return if only to stifle Lelaine's plotting.
    10. TGS,Ch30 - Gawyn argues with Lelaine and Romanda about rescuing Egwene but they stonewall him.
    11. TGS,Ch32 - Nynaeve thinks the news on Elaida, Egwene and the Asha'man is all garbled.
    12. TGS,Ch37 - Amys thinks that Egwene has great honor.
    13. TGS,Ch40 - Siuan wakes from her meeting with Egwene fearing that Elaida has decided to execute her.
    14. TGS,Ch43 - The five Ajah heads meet and decide that Egwene is the best choice for the Amyrlin Seat.
    15. TGS,Ch47 - Seeing Hurin made Rand melancholy for simpler times when Mat mocked him and he thought he would marry Egwene.
  13. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Prologue - The Great Lord is displeased with Aran'gar for losing control of Egwene.
    2. ToM,Ch1 - Rand heads to the White Tower to meet with Egwene. He thinks she will not like to hear what he has to say.
    3. ToM,Ch13 - Rand informs the nobility of Tear that Egwene replaced Elaida as Amyrlin Seat.
    4. ToM,Ch17 - When the Aes Sedai tell Mat they are returning to the White Tower, he sends a message with them to the Amyrlin that he will return to claim what is his.
    5. ToM,Ch17 - In discussing their future with Elayne, the Kin remind her that Egwene and Nynaeve promised that they could go to Tar Valon.
    6. ToM,Ch34 - Hearing the testimony at his trial, Perrin relives the fear and anguish he and Egwene faced with the Whitecloaks.
    7. ToM,Ch47 - Elayne tells Perrin about Egwene becoming Amyrlin.
    8. ToM,Ch52 - After thinking on it, Elayne agrees with Egwene that breaking the seals would be foolish.
    9. ToM,Epilogue - Tomorrow Rand will make his demands on Egwene and the rulers of the world for going to Shayol Ghul and facing the Dark One.