She is and Aes Sedai of the Red Ajah.

Possible Spoilers#

The Mistress of Novices after the breaking of the White Tower.

Physical Description#

She is stocky and square-faced. (TPoD,Ch25) She stocky and tall with a square, determined chin. She has large, unsettling eyes. She wears her dark hair in a bun on the back of her head. (KoD,Prologue)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Prologue - Elaida sends an Accepted to Silviana for stammering.
  2. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch25 - Silviana wears a red-fringed shawl marking her as Red Ajah.
  3. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Prologue - Elaida is fiercer than ever since her private penance with Silviana.
  4. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch2 - Elaida thinks Silviana will break Egwene in a short period of time.
    2. KoD,Ch25 - Tarna reports to Elaida that Egwene is spending half her days with Silviana.
  5. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch12 - Egwene silently thanks Silviana for her advice on not accepting unjust punishment. She wishes there were more sisters like Silviana in the Tower.
    2. TGS,Ch16 - Egwene almost despairs at having to work with the Red Ajah, but she has made progress with Silviana.
    3. TGS,Ch38 - Saerin tells Egwene that Silviana rebelled against Elaida, Category Red Ajah do Avriny aRoihan] and has been imprisoned.
    4. TGS,Ch39 - Meidani reports Silviana's status to Egwene.
  6. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch42 - When Gawyn did not return, Egwene worried that her message through Silviana was too strongly worded.
  7. In A Memory of Light
    1. AMoL,Ch5 - Egwene finds Gawyn at Silviana's desk looking at a report about the latest new on Caemlyn. She writes a note for Silviana telling her to send sisters capable of helping to Caemlyn to help with the refugees.
    2. AMoL,Ch9 - Egweneand Gawyn were married the night before by Silviana.