|Thus Spake The Creator
Q: Why introduce a somewhat important character like Cadsuane so late
in the series? Is the fact that it seems a little odd supposed to be a
Q: According to several of AOL's members in our discussion forum, you
stated at a Balticon conference that Verin Sedai had never held the Oath
Rod, or had circumvented the Oaths. I was wondering if that was true, and
if so, has Cadsuane also done so?
Reports from signings
1.) Re: Cadsuane's pointed reminiscences about the good ol' days
in Far Madding, I asked, "So can we assume..." and didn't even get
to finish the question before he answered...
Next two questions were essentially the same, just about different characters:
Had he always known the size and importance of the role of Fain and Cadsuane?
One person asked whether Romanda was the Aes Sedai that Cadsuane referred
to as being nearly as old as she was. Jordan answered in the affirmative.
I was distracted by someone at the time and _thought_ I heard that
Romanda is the Sister who is mentioned in New Spring as being as old as Cadsuane. (Sorry if that was something many of you already knew to be true. I had a bet going so was rather pleased with that one)
"I personally have specifically asked Robert Jordan about this issue. (during a book launch in Sydney late 1999) He confirmed that Cadsuane's hairpiece IS a ter'angreal, and that we should have enough information to know what it does. Whether this means that it acts similar to Mat's foxhead medallion, or senses male channeling, or both, is still unknown."