Pronunciation: KAH-ter-een ahl-RUD-dihn

An [Aes Sedai] of the [Red Ajah]. 

! Possible Spoiler
She is actually [Black Ajah].

! Physical Description

She has a sharp face and a sharp tongue. She has a mass of wavy black hair to her waist. ([NS,Ch5]) She is raven-haired and hard-eyed. ([LoC,Ch51]) She has a vulpine face. She wears a gray dress copiously slashed with red. ([KoD,Ch24])

! Points of View

See Katerine Alruddin's [chapter points of view|Katerine Alruddin POV].

! Chronology (Possible Spoilers)

* [Tamra|Tamra Ospenya] summons all [Accepted] including Katerine to the Oval Lecture Hall where she announces a bounty for women who recently gave birth. ([NS,Ch3])
* The [Accepted] including Katerine scramble back to their rooms and prepare to leave the [White Tower] to take the census. ([NS,Ch4])
* That evening Katerine brings a summons to [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] from [Merean|Merean Redhill]. ([NS,Ch5])
* [Sheriam|Sheriam Bayanar] and Katerine hurry off from breakfast for their census taking leaving [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] and [Siuan|Siuan Sanche] behind. ([NS,Ch6])
* Returning from census taking, Katerine and [Sarene|Sarene Nemdahl] pass by [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] and [Siuan|Siuan Sanche] on their way to dinner. ([NS,Ch8])
* Katerine Alruddin is raised to [Aes Sedai] circa 982 NE. ([LoC,Prologue])
* Katerine joins the [Black Ajah] circa 987 NE. ([LoC,Prologue])
* [Coiren|Coiren Saeldain] leads the first team of the [White Tower] embassy to [Rand|Rand alThor]. The others include [Erian|Erian Boroleos], [Galina|Galina Casban], Katerine, [Nesune|Nesune Bihara] and [Sarene|Sarene Nemdahl]. They meet with three of the [Shaido] [Wise Ones|Aiel]. ([LoC,Prologue])
* [Coiren|Coiren Saeldain], [Erian|Erian Boroleos], [Galina|Galina Casban], Katerine, [Nesune|Nesune Bihara] and [Sarene|Sarene Nemdahl] arrive in [Cairhien|Cairhien (City)]. ([LoC,Ch24])
* The [White Tower] embassy stays at the palace of Lady [Arilyn|Arilyn Dhulaine]. They meet with [Rhuarc]. ([LoC,Ch25])
* Katerine meets with Lady [Colavaere|Colavaere Saighan] to discuss who will rule [Cairhien|Cairhien (Country)] after [Rand|Rand alThor] leaves for the [White Tower]. ([LoC,Ch25])
* [Coiren|Coiren Saeldain], [Galina|Galina Casban], Katerine and a dozen other [Aes Sedai] kidnap [Rand|Rand alThor]. [Galina|Galina Casban] takes over and they hold him in Lady [Arilyn|Arilyn Dhulaine]'s house. ([LoC,Ch51])
* [Coiren|Coiren Saeldain], [Erian|Erian Boroleos], Katerine, [Nesune|Nesune Bihara] and [Sarene|Sarene Nemdahl] are among the [Aes Sedai] captured by the [Asha'man] at [Dumai's Wells|Dumais Wells]. ([LoC,Ch55])
* Katerine is held prisoner by the [Asha'man]. ([ACoS,Ch1])
* Three days after [Cadsuane|Cadsuane Melaidhrin] arrives Katerine escapes from the [Aiel] camp. Her guards were poisoned. ([TPoD,Prologue])
* Katerine arrives at [Dorlan] and takes command from [Tarna Feir]. ([CoT,Prologue])
* The next day [Narenwin|Narenwin Barda] arrives at [Dorlan] with orders for [Gawyn|Gawyn Trakand]. Tarna and [Katerine|Katerine Alruddin] conscript her to get them back into the [White Tower]. ([CoT,Prologue])
* [Tsutama|Tsutama Rath] orders [Tarna|Tarna Feir] and Katerine to keep quiet about [Dumai's Wells|Dumais Wells]. The [Black Ajah] countermands the order to Katerine and spreads the information. ([KoD,Prologue])
* Katerine, [Barasine], [Berisha Terakuni], [Pritalle Nerbaijan], [Felaana Bevaine], [Jala|Jala Bandevin] and [Merym] capture [Egwene|Egwene alVere] at [Southharbor|Tar Valon] and bring her to the [White Tower]. Katerine and [Barasine] take her to [Silviana|Silviana Brehon] who sends them to the [novice|novices] quarters to guard [Egwene|Egwene alVere]. ([KoD,Prologue])
* Katerine and [Jezrail] escort [Egwene|Egwene alVere] to classes and keep her dosed with [forkroot|Herbs]. ([KoD,Ch24])
* Katerine and [Barasine] escort [Egwene|Egwene alVere] from [Silviana|Silviana Brehon]'s to [Elaida|Elaida do Avriny aRoihan]. ([TGS,Ch2])
* Katerine [Travels|Weaves] to [Dorlan] with instructions for [Covarla|Covarla Baldene] and [Narenwin|Narenwin Barda]. [Gawyn|Gawyn Trakand] is shocked to see there. She tells him that [Egwene|Egwene alVere] is a prisoner. ([TGS,Ch13])
* Katerine and [Lirene Doirellin] escort [Egwene|Egwene alVere] from the [White Ajah] quarters to the kitchens. She will have no more lessons and spend her entire day doing chores. ([TGS,Ch16])
* After [Silviana|Silviana Brehon] confronts her at a meeting of the [Hall|Sitters], [Elaida|Elaida do Avriny aRoihan] imprisons her and names Katerine as the new [Mistress of Novices|Aes Sedai]. ([TGS,Ch38])
* Katerine comes to [Egwene|Egwene alVere]'s cell with news that she will be returned to the [novice|novices] quarters and receive personal instruction from the new [Mistress of Novices|Aes Sedai], Katerine. ([TGS,Ch38])
* When the [Seanchan|Seanchan (People)] attack, Katerine and [Notasha] try to take over the [White Tower] defense but [Saerin|Saerin Asnobar] overrides them. ([TGS,Ch41])
* In the battle in %%ot [Tel'aran'rhiod|TelAranRhiod]%%, [Mesaana] stripes Katerine for failing to find the [dreamspike]. She sends Katerine to find [Egwene|Egwene alVere] after disguising Katerine as herself. ([ToM,Ch37])
* [Egwene|Egwene alVere] outduels "[Mesaana]" and kills her only to see the body melt into Katerine's. ([ToM,Ch38])

! Other References (Possible Spoilers)

# In [Lord of Chaos]
## [LoC,Prologue] - Katerine only learned that [Galina|Galina Casban] is [Black Ajah] the morning they left [Tar Valon]. Before [Galina|Galina Casban] she only knew the identity of two others.
## [LoC,Prologue] - Katerine has been [Aes Sedai] for seventeen years and [Black Ajah] for twelve.
# In [A Crown of Swords]
## [ACoS,Ch7] - [Rand|Rand alThor] thinks of her as one who beat him during his abduction.
## [ACoS,Ch33] - [Rand|Rand alThor] has nightmares that he is back in the box with [Galina|Galina Casban], [Erian|Erian Boroleos] and Katerine beating him.
# In [The Gathering Storm]
## [TGS,Ch39] - Katerine's name is in [Verin|Verin Mathwin]'s book as [Black Ajah].

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