Pronunciation: MEH-ree-an red-hill

An [Aes Sedai] of the [Blue Ajah]. She was [Mistress of Novices|Aes Sedai] under [Tamra|Tamra Ospenya].

! Possible Spoilers
She is actually [Black Ajah].

! Physical Description

She is tall and motherly. Her hair is mostly gray. ([NS,Ch5]) She is plump and gray haired, motherly. 

! Chronology (Possible Spoilers)

* [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] is sent to Merean for punishment for jumping her horse [Arrow]. ([NS,Ch4])
* Merean tells [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] and [Siuan|Siuan Sanche] that their time is near, so they practice diligently for the test for the shawl. ([NS,Ch3])
* Merean informs [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] of the deaths of her uncle and instructs her to remain in the [White Tower] for mourning. ([NS,Ch5])
* Merean assigns [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] to rewrite the lists of census names and [Siuan|Siuan Sanche] to help her. ([NS,Ch6])
* Merean reprimands [Elaida|Elaida do Avriny aRoihan] for helping [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] and [Siuan|Siuan Sanche] too much in their practice. ([NS,Ch8])
* Merean summons [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] to her test. ([NS,Ch8])
* Merean leads her to the basement of the [White Tower] and the [oval ring] for the test. ([NS,Ch9])
* Merean welcomes [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] back when she successfully completes the test. She then goes to fetch [Siuan|Siuan Sanche] for her test. ([NS,Ch10])
* [Larelle|Larelle Tarsi] and Merean arrive at [The Gates of Heaven] where [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] is staying. They do not expose her as [Aes Sedai], but [Cadsuane|Cadsuane Melaidhrin] orders them to accompany her to [Chachin]. ([NS,Ch17])
* [Larelle|Larelle Tarsi], Merean and [Cadsuane|Cadsuane Melaidhrin] wear their shawls in the common room of [The Gates of Heaven]. ([NS,Ch18])
* Merean arrives at the [Aesdaishar Palace]. She sees [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred], then spends most of the day with Prince Consort [Brys|Brys (Kandor)]. ([NS,Ch25])
* Merean has [Ryne|Ryne Venamar] assassinate [Bukama|Bukama Marenellin]. She tricks [Iselle|Iselle Arrel] into bringing [Brys|Brys (Kandor)] and [Diryk] to an isolated balcony. [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] and [Lan|al'Lan Mandragoran] arrive but they are too late to prevent her murdering [Diryk], [Brys|Brys (Kandor)] and [Iselle|Iselle Arrel]. She knocks out [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred], but [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] revives enough to stab her in the back killing her. ([NS,Ch26])

! Other References (Possible Spoilers)

# In [New Spring]
## [NS,Ch17] - She is currently stronger than [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] but [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] will eventually be stronger. 
## [NS,Epilogue] - [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] searches Merean's belongings but finds nothing incriminating.

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