A nephew of Thom Merrilin. He could channel. He was married.

Physical Description#

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

  • Owyn controls his channeling for three years, but the Red Ajah finds him, gentles him and leaves him. (TGH,Ch26)
  • After the villagers find out about Owyn they exile him. Owyn and his young wife both die within a month. (TSR,Ch17)

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Eye of the World
    1. TEotW,Ch26 - Owyn was Thom's brother's only son, his only living kin.
    2. TEotW,Ch35 - Basel Gill talks about Thom leaving Morgase to help Owyn.
  2. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch26 - Thom tells Rand about Owyn. He tried to go to him to help, but when he arrived Owyn was already dead.
    2. TGH,Ch30 - Rand hopes he can survive as long as Owyn did.
  3. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch4 - Thom continues to help Rand partially to make up for his failure to help Owyn fifteen years ago.
    2. TSR,Ch17 - Moiraine bribes Thom to go with Elayne and Nynaeve using the names of the Red Ajah sisters who gentled Owyn.

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