An Aes Sedai of the Green Ajah. Her sister is Adeleas. Her Warder is Jaem.

Possible Spoiler#

She joined with the Salidar Aes Sedai.

Physical Description#

She is slender and graceful with a straight back and almost white hair. (TGH,Ch22) She has fine bones and a long patrician face. (LoC,Ch29) She is very old. She is slender with white hair. (ACoS,Ch16) She is medium height. (WH,Ch8)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch22 - Vandene is Green Ajah.
  2. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch40 - Birgitte tells Elayne that Adeleas and Vandene will be going with them to Ebou Dar.
    2. LoC,Ch44 - The sisters' last name is Namelle.
  3. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Ch8 - Vandene used to teach novices in the White Tower, but the Mistress of Novices, Sereille Bagand, thought she was too harsh.
  4. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch18 - The Salidar Aes Sedai Sitters think that Merilille and Vandene have Elayne under control.
  5. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch9 - Joline quickly figures out the loophole with the foxhead medallion as Adeleas and Vandene did. She pelts Mat with rocks.
    2. KoD,Ch32 - When Birgitte sees the Warder shout in rage and run to the house she knows that Careane, Sareitha and Vandene are dead.
    3. KoD,Ch33 - When Elayne senses the battle in progress, her only concern is that men are dying for her as did Sareitha and Vandene.
  6. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch17 - Elayne feels bad for Sareitha, Vandene and the men who died to rescue her.