A Thousand Words: Moiraine Damodred

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Author: Atarah al'Norahn
Published: September 24 2019 Tar Valon Times Blog Link

With all of the hype surrounding Moiraine since the announcement that Rosamund Pike will portray her on screen, I thought I’d turn to The Eye of the World for a refresher on how our favourite itinerant Aes Sedai was first rendered in writing. Check out some of the words I found to occur most frequently in connection with Moiraine.

And in case you’re wondering why you can’t find it: while Robert Jordan compares her height (or lack of it) to other characters on multiple occasions, imagine my surprise that the word “short” doesn’t appear in direct connection to Moiraine even once!


Which words do you most commonly associate with Moiraine?