Pronunciation: mwah-RAIN DAH-moh-drehd

An Aes Sedai of the Blue Ajah, from House Damodred.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Before the Two Rivers#

Two Rivers#

Journey to Tar Valon#

Tar Valon#

  • Moiraine, Lan and Nynaeve enter the Warder' quarters in the White Tower. (Episode 105)
  • Moiraine explains to Nynaeve that it's all right to be afraid. (Episode 105)
  • Lan, after the ring ceremony, enters Moiraine's room where Moiraine is sitting in a chair. He kneels next to her and puts his arm atop her arm. They both stare at each other in silent conversation. (Episode 105)
  • Moiraine is walking down a hall in the White Tower. Liandrin catches up to her and they talk about Nynaeve becoming a novice and which Ajah she will eventually pick. (Episode 105)
  • Moiraine and Alanna are in Moiraine's room. Moiraine hints that she's thinking of releasing Lan from his bond, but Alanna reassures her that she'll be around for long time. Alanna tells Moiraine that the Amyrlin is returning from Caemlyn and has summoned the two of them to the Hall to answer for Logain. (Episode 105)
  • Warder are gathered in a room, all dressed in white. Alanna, Moiraine and Nynaeve are also there, dressed in white. Stepin's body, in white, is on a table. (Episode 105)
  • Siuan tells Liandrin, Alanna and Moiraine that Logain deserved a fair trial before her. Alanna steps forward and begs for clemency, stating that Liandrin made the right choice. Moiraine is shocked by this, but then states that if Logain had not been gentled, then all of the Aes Sedai there would have been killed. (Episode 106)
  • Siuan asks where Moiraine has traveled for the past two years and what was the purpose of the travels. Moiraine responds that she cannot say. Siuan orders her to get on her knees and asks her again, with Moiraine giving the same response. (Episode 106)
  • As Moiraine and Alanna leave the Hall, Alanna tells Moiraine to apologize soon to the Amyrlin. Liandrin and her posse confront them. Liandrin says that Moiraine's reckoning will come tomorrow. (Episode 106)
  • Moiraine channels the blackness from Mat and into the dagger. Moiraine tells Nynaeve that her pride almost got Mat killed. (Episode 106)
  • Moiraine and Maigan meet in a sauna and talk about current events, plus what happened in the Hall. Maigan says that she'll intervene with Siuan on Moiraine behalf, but Moiraine will have to stay in the Tower permanently because Maigan may have to investigate the disappearing ships. (Episode 106)
  • Moiraine visits Egwene and Perrin. Egwene gives Moiraine the rings she took from Valda. She also tells Moiraine about Perrin's golden eyes and how he knew that the wolves would not hurt them. Moiraine warns her to not tell anyone because there are many in the city who would harm him. (Episode 106)
  • Moiraine walks through the ter'angreal doorway and appears in a room where Siuan is sitting on a bed. The two share an intimate moment together. Afterwards, they talk about Moiraine finding the Dragon, or rather five potential Dragons, in the same village, and also about the various legends of the Dragon. Siuan brings up the Karaethon Prophecies, but Moiraine wonders if they're trustworthy, being 3,000 years old and having been re-translated many times by many different Aes Sedai. She even questions Gitara's vision of the baby being born, even though both her and Siuan were there for it. Moiraine feels like she knows less now than ever. Moiraine considers bringing other sisters in, even though doing so would result in both of them being stilled. (Episode 106)
  • Moiraine gets in Liandrin's face and tells her that she knows about her man in North Harbor, and not to tell anyone about what she just heard or else she'll tell Liandrin's Red sisters about him. (Episode 106)
  • Moiraine and Lan meet with Loial in the Tower. She asks Loial for help with a crisis. (Episode 106)
  • Moiraine re-unites Egwene and Nynaeve in the Hall prior to taking them to see the Amyrlin. (Episode 106)
  • Moiraine is standing in an open area high inside the Tower. Lan comes out and tells her it's time (to see the Amyrlin) and that he'll go with her inside the Hall. She declines, asking him instead to make sure "they are there." (Episode 106)
  • Siuan pronounces that Moiraine's punishment is exile from the Tower. To ensure that Moiraine obeys, she is to swear on the oath rod. Siuan says that Moiraine must swear to obey the Amyrlin Seat and to never return until she calls her home. When Moiraine rises to her feet and turns around, all of the Sitters stand and turn their backs to her and she exits the room. (Episode 106)
  • Moiraine, on horseback, leaves Tar Valon and heads into the countryside. She stops at a Waygate on top of a hill. After everyone else has arrived and re-united, Moiraine walks over to the Waygate and channels it open. Everyone enters the Ways before the Waygate closes, except for Mat. (Episode 106)

The Ways and Fal Dara#

  • The Two Rivers folk want Moiraine to re-open the Waygate so that Mat can get in, but she doesn't, saying that he made his choice. She remarks that they must continue on, and she and Lan start walking. (Episode 107)
  • Moiraine and Lan discuss the consequences of the Dragon Reborn being Mat and she says she would not allow him to get close to the Dark One. (Episode 107)
  • Moiraine says they should all get rest while they can. Lan tells Moiraine that something is following them. (Episode 107)
  • After the Trolloc, Moiraine adds that now they know what happened to the guiding stone. She tells everyone not to listen to what Machin Shin will say to them. (Episode 107)
  • Machin Shin tells Moiraine: You're wrong about everything. You'll murder these children and call it heroism. (Episode 107)
  • Moiraine channels to open the Waygate. The Waygate closes behind them. Moiraine says that the Eye of the World is a day's walk beyond the city. (Episode 107)
  • Moiraine tells Lord Agelmar that they're not here to advise him on how to protect the Gap, but rather to warn him that the Dark One is using the Ways to move his armies and to suggest that he get some men to wall up the Fal Dara Waygate, which he agrees to. (Episode 107)
  • Moiraine asks Lady Amalisa if Min is still in the city as she'd like to visit her. Moiraine asks if Lady Amalisa would deliver a message for her to the Red Ajah: find Mat. (Episode 107)
  • Moiraine and Min are talking at the bar. Min asks if the rest of them know what she is and Moiraine answers that no one does, thanks to the Aes Sedai, otherwise she would be constantly hounded or worse. Min also has a vision for Moiraine. She see the Amyrlin Seat, in full regalia, who will be her downfall. (Episode 107)
  • It's nighttime, and Moiraine and Lan walk into a room where Rand, Egwene, Perrin and Nynaeve are sitting. She says that they're leaving at dawn tomorrow. (Episode 107)
  • Moiraine worries that she's taken too much from Lan. As he is leaving, she remarks that she likes Nynaeve. (Episode 107)
  • Rand knocks on Moiraine's door. When she opens it, he tells her that he's the Dragon Reborn. (Episode 107)

The Eye of the World#

  • Rand and Moiraine enter the Blight in order to get to the Eye of the World. (Episode 107)
  • Moiraine and Rand are walking through the Blight when they encounter a rotting corpse. Moiraine explains that boys from the Borderlands like to test themselves against the Blight without realizing how dangerous it is. (Episode 108)
  • Moiraine and Rand are walking through the Blight when they see the remains of the Seven Towers of Malkier. (Episode 108)
  • Rand wakes from sleep and Moiraine asks him if he had a dream and he replies that the Dark One knows where they are. The Dark One, with ember eyes and mouth, stabs Moiraine through the back of her head and she falls dead. It turns out to be a dream. (Episode 108)
  • Rand asks Moiraine what her plan is. She takes a small statue out of a pocket and tells him that it's a sa'angreal and that when he channels into it, it will increase his power 100x. He takes it and asks what he is supposed to do with that power and she tells him that he should put the Dark One back where he belongs. (Episode 108)
  • Moiraine tells Rand about the problem she had with embracing the Source and how it was solved by a strong, controlled, precise Aes Sedai who came to her room every night and lashed her with Air and Fire until Moiraine embraced the Source to protect herself. She tells Rand that when he channels, he should channel it into the sa'angreal. (Episode 108)
  • Moiraine and Rand see Trollocs heading to Tarwin's Gap. Moiraine says this means that the Dark One knows that they're coming. (Episode 108)
  • Moiraine and Rand arrive at the Eye of the World. He tells her to stay here, but she then leads the way down the stairs. (Episode 108)
  • Moiraine and Rand have reached the bottom of the Eye. He asks what this place used to be, but she says they don't know because historical records in the White Tower were destroyed by Darkfriends. (Episode 108)
  • Rand seems to be passed out and Moiraine is trying to revive him. The Dark One appears and Moiraine instantly channels to attack, but the Dark One stops the attack and then shields her. (Episode 108)
  • The Dark One is wondering if Rand will pick the Light or Dark. Moiraine pulls a knife out and places it at Rand's throat, warning that if Rand doesn't choose the Light, she will choose for him. (Episode 108)
  • The Dark One informs Moiraine that Rand is now channeling. (Episode 108)
  • At the Eye, Moiraine says that they can't go back to Fal Dara yet. Rand says that he felt the madness when he channeled so he's going to go away and he wants her to tell everyone else that he's dead. (Episode 108)
  • At the Eye, Moiraine is holding a chunk of cuendillar. Lan arrives and asks her where Rand is and she tells him he's gone. Lan asks her to unmask the bond, but she tells him she can't because she can't touch the Source. She shows Lan the chunk of cuendillar. He thought that nothing, not even the One Power could break it. She says it means that this was not the Last Battle, but probably just the first.(Episode 108)

References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In Season 1
    1. Episode 104 - Stepin and Kerene both chuckle over the thought of Moiraine and Lan's dinners together.
    2. Episode 106 - Liandrin accuses Moiraine of not doing her job as a member of the Blue Ajah.
    3. Episode 107 - Nynaeve says she now understands that he bonded with Moiraine for a sense of belonging.

Book Character: Moiraine
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