Pronunciation: VEH-rihn MATH-wihn

aka: Eadwina

An Aes Sedai of the Brown Ajah. Her Warder is Tomas. Her previous Warder was Balinor.

Possible Spoilers#

She is Black Ajah.

Physical Description#

She is plump and square-faced with a touch of gray in her brown hair. (TGH,Ch7) She has dark eyes. (LoC,Ch10) She is short, stout and motherly at times. (ACoS,Ch2)

Verin Mathwin by Richard Boyé

Points of View#

See Verin's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In New Spring
    1. NS,Ch8 - After Elaida's beating, Moiraine and Siuan use Verin's sleeping potion.
    2. NS,Ch11] - Leane reminds Rafela Cindal how Verin embarrassed her by telling her she had a sweet singing voice.
  2. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch45 - Rand does not channel in his fight with Turak because Verin warned him that damane might detect it.
    2. TGH,Ch49 - Moiraine denies that she sent Verin after the boys.
  3. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch13 - Siuan tells Elayne, Egwene and Nynaeve that they should be glad that only she, Leane and Verin know that they ran away with Liandrin.
    2. TDR,Ch14 - Siuan lists Verin among the few she can trust.
    3. TDR,Ch19 - After his Healed, Mat recalls Verin bringing the Horn of Valere to Tar Valon.
    4. TDR,Ch21 - Verin keeps a tiny pet owl in her rooms in the White Tower.
    5. TDR,Ch22 - Egwene tells Sheriam that the stack of papers is study material from Verin.
    6. TDR,Ch25 - Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve discuss whether or not they can trust Verin.
    7. TDR,Ch29 - Nynaeve tells Siuan that they carefully studied Verin's notes on the Black Ajah.
    8. TDR,Ch33 - Perrin hopes Egwene and Mat are safe with Verin in Tar Valon.
    9. TDR,Ch39 - Even Verin does not know how the Aiel came by a sapling of Avendesora.
    10. TDR,Ch56 - Egwene tells Moiraine about the scrap of paper Verin showed her equating Ba'alzamon and Ishamael.
  4. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch1 - Gawyn tells Min that Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve arrived at the White Tower with Verin, then disappeared again.
    2. TSR,Ch1 - Min thinks only three Aes Sedai, Moiraine, Siuan and Verin, know about her talent.
    3. TSR,Ch22 - Verin told both Moiraine and Egwene about the trip through the Portal Stone.
    4. TSR,Ch22 - Rand uses what Verin and Lanfear told him about Portal Stone to figure out how to use the Portal Stone in Tear.
    5. TSR,Ch43 - Alanna is much better at Healing than Verin is.
  5. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch38 - Uno asks Nynaeve if Moiraine or Verin is with her. Nynaeve says no.
    2. TFoH,Ch50 - Siuan and the Salidar Aes Sedai leaders learn of the twisted ring ter'angreal. None of them knew that Verin had it or that she gave it to Egwene.
    3. TFoH,Ch53 - In her letter to Rand, Moiraine warns him to be as wary of Verin as he is of Alviarin.
  6. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch11 - Verin has been working on a secret project for seventy years. She has confronted a man who can channel before.
    2. LoC,Ch11 - It took Verin ten years to get over Balinor's death and bond Tomas.
    3. LoC,Ch14 - In Tel'aran'rhiod in the place of dreams, Egwene experiences firsthand the reality of multiple worlds that Verin told her about.
    4. LoC,Ch33 - Rand tells Mat that Alanna and Verin are in Caemlyn with Bodewhin and the other Two Rivers girls.
    5. LoC,Ch42 - Rand goes to the Black Tower to warn them that there are more Aes Sedai in Caemlyn than just Verin and Alanna.
    6. LoC,Ch43 - Merana and Verin were both novices for five years and Accepted for six. They are the same strength, but Verin is much older which normally would give her precedence.
    7. LoC,Ch45 - Rand tells Perrin that Alanna and Verin are in Caemlyn with the Two Rivers girls.
  7. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch9 - Merana sent a message to Sheriam from Caemlyn that Verin and Alanna joined them with the Two Rivers girls.
    2. ACoS,Ch19 - When Cadsuane interviews her, Merana wishes that others of the sisters in her group such as Verin were with her to share the heat.
  8. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Prologue - Verin last made a serious mistake seventy-one years ago.
    2. TPoD,Prologue - Verin has secretly kept a small angreal, a flower brooch, for forty years.
    3. TPoD,Prologue - Verin keeps some of her plans secret even from Tomas.
  9. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch19 - Loial thinks Verin seems to know a great deal about the coming of the Last Battle.
    2. KoD,Ch21 - Rand thinks that all Aes Sedai have their own agendas like Nynaeve and Verin.
  10. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch35 - In Falme, Rand recalls that he fought Turak with the sword because Verin warned him not to channel.
    2. TGS,Ch43 - Egwene tells Sheriam that it was Verin who betrayed the Black Ajah.
    3. TGS,Ch44 - Rand has a meeting with the Borderlands at an abandoned crossroads near Far Madding. Perhaps Verin could tell its history.
    4. TGS,Ch45 - Verin only missed three Black Ajah members among the rebels.
    5. TGS,Epilogue - Verin only missed three Black Ajah members in the White Tower.
  11. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch3 - Egwene is certain that Mesaana is in the White Tower from her own dream and from what Verin told her.
    2. ToM,Ch8 - Mat plays with Verin's letter in The Seven-Striped Lass.
    3. ToM,Ch9 - Mat plans to leave for the Tower of Ghenjei as soon as his word to Verin is up.
    4. ToM,Ch14 - Egwene tells Nynaeve and Elayne about Verin, Sheriam and the Black Ajah.
    5. ToM,Ch19 - Mat asks Elayne if she has seen Verin but she has not.
    6. ToM,Ch22 - Mat still has Verin's letter.
    7. ToM,Ch47 - Mat shows Perrin his still unopened letter from Verin.
    8. ToM,Ch52 - Mat leaves Verin's letter on his desk when he goes to the Tower of Ghenjei.
    9. ToM,Ch57 - Mat tells Moiraine that Verin told him the taint is now cleansed.
    10. ToM,Epilogue - Olver opens Verin's letter and discovers a warning of a Shadowspawn invasion of Caemlyn through the Waygate.

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