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The organization of [Aes Sedai] who have foresworn their oaths and serve the [Dark One|ShaiTan]. They come from all Ajahs. Their existence is officially and vehemently denied by other [Aes Sedai].\\
The Black Ajah is headed by a Great Council of Thirteen. The head of this council is [Alviarin Freidhen]. She currently reports to [Mesaana].\\

! Members

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! References (Possible Spoilers)

* In [New Spring]
** [NS,Ch18] - [Siuan|Siuan Sanche] tells [Moiraine] that the Black Ajah killed all five of [Tamra|Tamra Ospenya]'s searchers and possibly her, too.
** [NS,Ch21] - [Moiraine] wonders which of the sisters at [The Gates of Heaven] might be Black Ajah.
** [NS,Ch23] - [Moiraine] and [Siuan|Siuan Sanche] think there must be a connection between the unexplained deaths and the Black Ajah.
** [NS,Ch25] - [Moiraine] thinks [Cadsuane|Cadsuane Melaidhrin] is Black Ajah.
** [NS,Epilogue] - [Moiraine] and [Siuan|Siuan Sanche] figure out that the Black Ajah learned from [Tamra|Tamra Ospenya] that the [Dragon|Lews Therin Telamon] is reborn, but not when. They are slaughtering men with the early signs of [channeling|True Source] ability, unusual luck or sudden rise to prominence.
* In [The Eye of the World]
** [TEotW,Ch23] - First mention. [Elyas|Elyas Machera] recalls accusing [Red Ajah] sisters of being Black Ajah when they tried to gentle him.
** [TEotW,Ch33] - [Rand] dreams of [Thom] warning him about the Black Ajah.
** [TEotW,Ch43] - [Ba'alzamon|Ishamael] started the Black Ajah during the [Trolloc Wars].
** [TEotW,Ch51] - [Ba'alzamon|Ishamael] sent the Black Ajah to search for [Rand].
* In [The Great Hunt]
** [TGH,Ch22] - The [Draghkar] that attacked [Moiraine] was warded, implying that one of the Black Ajah (or a [Forsaken]) sent it.
* In [The Dragon Reborn]
** [TDR,Ch14] - [Siuan|Siuan Sanche] sets [Egwene] and [Nynaeve] to hunt the Black Ajah.
** [TDR,Ch16] - [Nynaeve] asks [Elayne] to join the hunt for the Black Ajah.
** [TDR,Ch20] - [Siuan|Siuan Sanche] tells [Mat] that the Black Ajah is active in the [White Tower].
** [TDR,Ch53] - [Moiraine] figures [Be'lal] had someone of the Black Ajah leave the [hedgehog] trap for her.
* In [The Shadow Rising]
** [TSR,Ch5] - Most Black Ajah sisters know the identity of only two or three other Black sisters.
** [TSR,Ch38] - Some members of the Black Ajah such as [Chesmal|Chesmal Emry] and [Rianna|Rianna Andomeran] can kill using the [One Power] directly. This talent is uncommon and is related to ability in [Healing|Weaves#h].
** [TSR,Ch38] - [Liandrin]'s Black Ajah group is in [Tanchico] with orders to retrieve the [sad bracelets|Sad Bracelets] which will control [Rand].
** [TSR,Ch38] - [Asne Zeramene] regrets having to leave her [Warder] when the Black Ajah members fled the [White Tower]. This means at least some Black Ajah members have [Warder] who are not [Darkfriends].
** [TSR,Ch38] - Black Ajah members forswear their old oaths before they swear new ones.
* In [The Fires of Heaven]
** [TFoH,Ch9] - [Elayne] and [Nynaeve] assume that [Moghedien], [Liandrin] and the rest of the Black Ajah escaped [Tanchico].
** [TFoH,Ch15] - [Nynaeve] is cautious in %%ot [Tel'aran'rhiod|TelAranRhiod]%% because the Black Ajah still have %%ot [ter'angreal|Angreal]%% that give them access.
** [TFoH,Ch18] - [Liandrin]'s Black Ajah group flees from [Tanchico] to [Amador] where [Moghedien] takes over.
** [TFoH,Ch18] - For safety's sake, Black Ajah sisters know the identity of only a few other Black sisters.
** [TFoH,Ch40] - [Nynaeve] is afraid to [channel|True Source] in [Samara] for fear of alerting [Moghedien] and the Black Ajah.
** [TFoH,Ch48] - [Nynaeve] and [Elayne] cannot help when a mob attacks them in [Samara] for fear of alerting [Moghedien] and the Black Ajah.
* In [Lord of Chaos]
** [LoC,Ch15] - The leaders of the [Salidar Aes Sedai] do not share their defense plans widely because of fear of the Black Ajah.
* In [A Crown of Swords]
** [ACoS,Prologue] - The Black Ajah is headed by a Great Council of Thirteen. The head of this council is [Alviarin Freidhen]. She currently reports to [Mesaana].
** [ACoS,Ch32] - [Elaida] inadvertently sets [Seaine Herimon] looking for the Black Ajah.
** [ACoS,Ch40] - When a woman joins the Black Ajah, the [Three Oaths|Aes Sedai] are broken and she swears three new oaths.
** [ACoS,Ch40] - Black Ajah sisters still consider themselves to be members of their old Ajahs. The duties of their old Ajahs still count, but their Black Ajah duties are superior to them.
* In [Winter's Heart|Winters Heart]
** [WH,Prologue] - When [Talene|Talene Minly] forswears her Black Ajah oaths on the [Oath Rod], the pain is much more severe than for the Three Oaths.
** [WH,Ch13] - [Cadsuane|Cadsuane Melaidhrin] counts her greatest failure as failing to root out the Black Ajah.
** [WH,Ch29] - [Thom] and [Juilin] finally tell [Mat] about the Black Ajah and the [sad bracelets|Sad Bracelets] in [Tanchico].
* In [Crossroads of Twilight]
** [CoT,Prologue] - The Black Ajah is organized in hearts of three members who know the true allegiance of each other. In addition, some cell members know an outside contact as well.
** [CoT,Ch10] - When [Elayne] feels the powerful [channeling|True Source], she fears it is the Black Ajah or the [Forsaken].
** [CoT,Ch16] - [Elaida] continues to provoke the [Hall|Sitters] with demands that they declare [Elaida] to be Black Ajah.
** [CoT,Ch21] - [Alviarin|Alviarin Freidhen] knows the name of every Black Ajah sister and their organization.
** [CoT,Ch21] - [Shaidar Haran] orders [Alviarin|Alviarin Freidhen] to find who is hunting the Black Ajah and deliver them to him.
* In [The Gathering Storm]
** [TGS,Ch39] - [Verin|Verin Mathwin] reveals herself as Black Ajah to [Egwene] and gives her the notebook on the Black Ajah.
** [TGS,Ch43] - [Egwene] purges the Black Ajah in the rebel camp.
** [TGS,Ch45] - Over fifty Black Ajah sisters in the rebel camp are stilled and beheaded. Nearly twenty escape.
** [TGS,Epilogue] - [Egwene] purges the Black Ajah in the [White Tower]. They had some warning as over sixty escape.

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