Pronunciation: SEH-mih-RHAHG

aka: Nemene Damendar Boann, Anath

One of the Forsaken. Her real name was Nemene Damendar Boann. She masquerades as Anath Dorje, Truthspeaker to the Daughter of the Nine Moons.

Physical Description#

She is taller than most men, with a smooth dark face and dark eyes. She has long, slender fingers. (LoC,Prologue) She is slender and very tall. Her charcoal black face is beautiful and she has large black eyes and full lips. (WH,Ch14) She has short, wavy hair. (WH,Ch17)

Semirhage in the Age of Legends
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Points of View#

See Semirhage's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Shadow Rising
    1. Glossary - Semirhage is listed as one of the Forsaken. First mention.
  2. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch3 - Asmodean tells Rand that he would give himself to Semirhage before he would face the Dark One for betrayal.
    2. TFoH,Ch6 - Rand questions Lanfear's assertion that Rahvin sent the Darkhound. Why not Demandred or Sammael or Semirhage or Moghedien?
    3. TFoH,Ch30 - From Lews Therin's memories, Rand knows that Asmodean and Semirhage were both poor at controlling weather.
    4. TFoH,Ch32 - Asmodean is astounded when Rand blocks Aviendha's gateway open. Only Demandred, Semirhage and Lews Therin had that ability.
    5. TFoH,Ch34 - Moghedien is angry because Nynaeve makes her feel and act like Semirhage.
    6. TFoH,Ch51 - When Rand decides to go after Rahvin, Moiraine warns him that Rahvin might be with Semirhage or Graendal or Lanfear.
  3. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Prologue - Semirhage wears black in contrast to Lanfear's white.
    2. LoC,Ch2 - Rand recites the crimes of the Forsaken to Taim.
    3. LoC,Ch6 - Graendal does not know where Demandred and Semirhage are.
    4. LoC,Ch23 - Sammael asks Graendal where Demandred, Mesaana and Semirhage are. Graendal says Mesaana is in the White Tower, but she does not know where the other two are. Sammael tells her to find out.
  4. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Prologue - Mesaana warns Alviarin to serve only her, not Semirhage, Demandred or Graendal.
    2. ACoS,Ch20 - Sammael tells Graendal he did not kidnap Rand. Mesaana had a hand in it, maybe Demandred and Semirhage as well despite how it ended.
  5. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch12 - Graendal does not believe Cyndane and Moghedien when they tell her Moridin is Nae'blis. She tells them to try peddling their story to Demandred or Semirhage.
    2. TPoD,Ch22 - There is a saying in the Two Rivers that when rain falls in sunshine the Dark One is beating Semirhage. Lews Therin tells Rand that Semirhage never sheds tears, she only causes them.
  6. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Ch13 - Demandred, Mesaana and Semirhage have an agreement that they will not turn on each other until all the others have been eliminated.
  7. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Epilogue - As Semirhage promised, a ship arrives at Ebou Dar with news of the death of the entire Imperial family.
  8. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Prologue - The sul'dam and damane can scarcely believe that Anath is really Semirhage.
    2. TGS,Prologue - Demandred and Mesaana plead with Moridin to help them rescue Semirhage but he angrily refuses because she injured Rand.
    3. TGS,Ch7 - Nynaeve wonders if Rand is mad like Semirhage said. She thinks it is a mistake to hold her.
    4. TGS,Ch15 - Moridin says he could kill Semirhage for injuring Rand.
    5. TGS,Ch19 - Tuon still finds it hard to accept Falendre's story that Anath was really one of the Forsaken.
    6. TGS,Ch23 - Rand exiles Cadsuane for failing to keep the sad bracelets from Semirhage.
    7. TGS,Ch26 - Aviendha raised the alarm when Semirhage attacked Rand. She felt his anguish through the bond.
    8. TGS,Ch29 - Rand plans to use balefire to destroy Graendal as he did Semirhage.
    9. TGS,Ch37 - Min used to see herself as a last defense for Rand but she now feels useless since she failed twice with Semirhage.
    10. TGS,Ch48 - Min is terrified when she hears Tam's story. She can still feel Rand's hands on her throat, but that was Semirhage, not him.
    11. TGS,Ch49 - Rand thinks about nearly killing Tam. He cannot blame Lews Therin or Semirhage for that, only himself.
  9. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch5 - Graendal vaguely remembers having felt remorse in the past, but others of the Chosen like Semirhage were corrupt from the very start.
  10. In A Memory of Light
    1. AMoL,Prologue - Nynaeve berates Leilwin, telling her that Suroth gave the sad bracelets to Semirhage who used them on the Dragon Reborn.