Title: High Lady Suroth Sabelle Meldarath

Pronunciation: SUE-roth

A Seanchan noblewoman, High Lady of Asinbayar and Barsabba.

Possible Spoilers#

She is also a Darkfriend.

Physical Description#

The sides of her scalp are shaved so that only a wide crest of black hair remained to fall down her back. The first two nails of each hand are lacquered blue. She has black eyes and is the same height as Liandrin. (TGH,Ch40) She is pretty but hard. (WH,Ch17)

Suroth by Richard Boyé

Points of View#

See Suroth's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch40 - High Lady Suroth is a Darkfriend working for Ba'alzamon.
  2. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch38 - High Lady Suroth told Egeanin directly that the Falme deserters needed to be captured or killed. Egeanin wonders why Suroth is waiting so long to continue the Return.
  3. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch23 - Karede suspects that Suroth already knows quite a bit about what is going on east of Ebou Dar.
    2. TPoD,Ch24 - After the Seanchan army is defeated, Yulan regrets that he will now have to apologize to High Lady Suroth.
  4. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Ch14 - Tuon is concerned that High Lady Suroth's great success may have made her ambitious, but Anath says she is sure that Suroth is loyal.
    2. WH,Ch19 - Her full name is Suroth Sabelle Meldarath.
    3. WH,Ch20 - The Seeker believes that Suroth, Egeanin and Bayle Domon are all involved in a conspiracy that included the murder of High Lord Turak and collaboration with Aes Sedai.
  5. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch1 - Egeanin tells Mat that Suroth will not seriously hurt any damane who escaped and were recaptured. They belong to the Empress and are too valuable.
    2. CoT,Ch2 - Valan Luca feels safe from the Seanchan because he still has High Lady Suroth's warrant.
    3. CoT,Ch4 - The Seeker thinks that Suroth is in league with the Aes Sedai and helped kidnap Tuon.
    4. CoT,Ch6 - Suroth is High Lady of Asinbayar and Barsabba.
    5. CoT,Ch6 - Gendar and Santes steal the letter of protection from Masema's camp and bring it to Berelain who presents it to Perrin.
    6. CoT,Ch28 - Rumors in the villages say that High Lady Suroth has made an alliance with someone powerful who will give them access to many lands.
    7. CoT,Ch29 - Mat thinks his ta'veren-ness will either keep him safe or bring him face to face with Suroth, whichever the Pattern wants.
  6. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch4 - Perrin shows the order from High Lady Suroth to Tylee.
    2. KoD,Ch12 - Perrin uses the letter from High Lady Suroth to obtain forkroot and a'dam in Almizar.
    3. KoD,Ch20 - Bashere reports to Rand that they negotiated a meeting through Suroth.
  7. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Prologue - After seeing ghosts and being attacked by Trollocs, Tylee thinks that maybe Galgan and Suroth are focused on the wrong war.
    2. TGS,Ch6 - General Turan warns Ituralde that High Lady Suroth will have to come after him with even more force now.
    3. TGS,Ch19 - Tuon thinks it will be difficult for the Corenne to recover from Suroth's betrayal.
    4. TGS,Ch22 - Shaidar Haran tells Semirhage that she failed greatly by injuring Rand and losing valuable pawns.
  8. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch47 - Fortuona considers raising Lunal Galgan to the Imperial family for openly opposing Suroth.
  9. In A Memory of Light
    1. AMoL,Prologue - Nynaeve berates Leilwin, telling her that Suroth gave the sad bracelets to Semirhage who used them on the Dragon Reborn.