Pronunciation: soh-rih-LEE-ah

The Aiel Wise One of Shende Hold. She is a Jarra Chareen.

Physical Description#

She has green eyes. She has thin white hair and is all sinew and bone. (LoC,Ch18)

Points of View#

See Sorilea's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch5 - Sorilea is a Jarra Chareen. She is the Wise One of Shende Hold. Egwene notes that she is even more strong-willed than Bair.
    2. TFoH,Ch25 - Elayne says Bair is as bad as Lini Eltring. Egwene tells her that Sorilea is even worse.
    3. TFoH,Ch46 - When Rand insists on rising, Aviendha threatens to call Sorilea and Bair.
  2. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch18 - Sorilea is the Wise One of Shende Hold. She is a Jarra Chareen.
    2. LoC,Ch27 - Surandha is Sorilea's apprentice.
    3. Lord of Chaos,Glossary - Sorilea is barely able to channel. She is the oldest Wise One, though not by as much as many think.
  3. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Prologue - Upon seeing Rand's Aiel coming to his rescue at Dumai's Wells Sevanna assumes that Sorilea brought them.
    2. ACoS,Ch10 - Egwene knows that Sorilea wants her to get married.
    3. ACoS,Ch19 - Corele reports to Cadsuane that Bera and Kiruna are late because Sorilea would not let them leave till she was done with them.
    4. ACoS,Ch34 - When Rand visits the Sea Folk ship Kiruna does not go with him because she is busy "consulting" with Sorilea.
    5. ACoS,Ch36 - When Rand is returned to the Sun Palace, Bera and Kiruna show up but Amys sends Kiruna back to Sorilea.
    6. ACoS,Ch36 - Cadsuane says she would like to meet Sorilea.
  4. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Prologue - Verin had a very difficult time getting Sorilea and Amys to let her question the Aes Sedai prisoners and making them think it was their idea.
    2. TPoD,Prologue - Verin has not figured out the Wise Ones's power structure except that no one gives orders to Sorilea.
    3. TPoD,Ch29 - Min views that Beldeine, Elza, Erian, Nesune, Sarene and Sorilea will all serve Rand, each in her fashion.
  5. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch24 - Cadsuane sends Samitsu back to Cairhien to try to keep a handle on Sashalle Anderly and Sorilea.
  6. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch14 - When Egwene meets with Amys and Bair, they tell her that Sorilea wants her back with the Aiel.