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  • 1

    Interview: Oct 9th, 1996


    What do members of the White Ajah actually do on a day-to-day basis?

    Robert Jordan

    Think. Study philosophy.


  • 2

    Interview: Oct 9th, 1996


    Ask about the three White Black Aes Sedai in Liandrin's group when there should only be two. [Joiya Byir (killed at Tear), Rianna Andomeran, Falion Bhoda.]

    Robert Jordan

    [Complete surprise.] Really? [Mutter mutter.] Have to check that out.


    This error was corrected in The Shadow Rising. Joiya is now Gray Ajah.


  • 3

    Interview: Nov 18th, 1998

    Melinda Yin

    I was at the signing at King of Prussia last night, and asked a question about Randland life that has been bugging me for a while—do Aes Sedai ever have children, and why/why not?

    Robert Jordan

    I was impressed with Jordan's casual reply, as if this were common knowledge—that all Aes Sedai, and for that matter, most women have knowledge of a special herb that serves as an incredibly efficient contraceptive. This herb is just general women's lore, passed to women by Wisdoms and such.

    He followed up with two other points : 1) Aes Sedai are personally discouraged from having children because they know they will outlive them, and 2) it's clearly not a popular idea because the White Ajah had suggested having children with men who can channel in order to undo "culling", but this suggestion was not particularly well received.