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Shevan Gadarin
Biographical information
Nationality Kandori
Date of death 1000 NE
Current status Dead
Physical description
Gender Female
Height Tall
Build Thin
Chronological and political information
First appeared TPOD 25
Last appeared TGS 46
Last mentioned TOM 38
Affiliation White Tower
Occupation Sitter
Rank Aes Sedai
Ajah Brown Ajah

Shevan Gadarin was an Aes Sedai and for a while a loyalist Sitter of the Brown Ajah.

Appearance Edit

She was very tall and thin, with an angular face, a long chin, and curly hair. She has spidery fingers[1].

Shevan can be very dry at times [1].


Being a Sitter in the Hall for a time means that Shevan was also a high ranking sister and a strong channeler by Aes Sedai standards. Thus she has the strength needed to use the travel weave.

Activities Edit

Following the Schism after the deposition of Siuan Sanche, Shevan was named as a Sitter for the Brown in the White Tower's Hall[1][2].

Despite the trend of too young Sitters, Shevan is the only one old enough to hold a chair and was very likely to go into the Hall even before the split[2].

Elaida do Avriny a'Roihan gave her a penance of Mortification of the Spirit and several days of labor as penance [1].

She was one of the Sitters that met with Elaida over beginning negotiations with the rebel Aes Sedai when Alviarin Freidhen returned to the White Tower[3].

Shevan was at dinner with Elaida and most of the other Sitters. Elaida wants to demonstrate her authority and insults her and the Browns. After Elaida began to taunt Egwene al'Vere and demanded her to stop telling lies about a Seanchan invasion on the White Tower. Egwene refused and enraged Elaida to the point where she used the One Power on Egwene, drawing blood and sending her unconscious[4].

Although not mentioned directly, Shevan can be assumed to stand for Egwene to be raised Amyrlin[5].

She is no longer a Sitter after reunification[6].

Shevan was killed in Tel'aran'riod while awaiting in ambush for the Black Ajah. Unfortunately, the Black Ajah attacked outright, killing Shevan[7].


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 The Path of Daggers, Chapter 25
  2. 2.0 2.1 Crossroads of Twilight, Prologue
  3. Crossroads of Twilight, Chapter 21
  4. The Gathering Storm, Chapter 16
  5. The Gathering Storm, Chapter 46
  6. Towers of Midnight, Chapter 27
  7. Towers of Midnight, Chapter 37

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