Pronunciation: TEHS-lin

aka: Tessi

A sister of the Red Ajah and a Sitter for nearly fifteen years.

Physical Description#

She has bony fingers. No one had ever thought her beautiful. (TFoH,Prologue) She is an Illianer. She is scrawny and mean looking with a constantly scowling face. (ACoS,Ch16) She is sharp faced with gaunt cheeks and a narrow nose. She has narrow shoulders and dark brown eyes. (TPoD,Ch1) She fills out after being made damane. She has dark eyes. (WH,Ch17)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch48 - Elayne and Nynaeve learn that Joline and Teslyn are also in the Tarasin Palace.
  2. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Prologue - Elaida had kicked her off the council and sent her to Ebou Dar with Joline. She issues orders for them to use forkroot to capture Elayne and Nynaeve.
    2. ACoS,Ch17 - Teslyn taught Joline when she was a novices.
    3. ACoS,Ch17 - Joline and Teslyn are the same strength and are stronger than Merilille.
    4. ACoS,Ch23 - Setalle threatens to turn in Elayne and Nynaeve to Merilille and Teslyn.
    5. ACoS,Ch24 - After they are attacked, Elayne wonders if it were Joline and Teslyn but Nynaeve thinks not.
  3. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch1 - Her last name is given.
  4. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Ch20 - Bethamin does not trust "Tessi's" cooperativeness. She recommends harsher training.
    2. WH,Ch28 - Mat, Thom and Juilin concoct a plan for getting Joline, Teslyn and Edesina out of Ebou Dar.
  5. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch4 - The Seeker and Karede know that Egeanin was responsible for the disappearance of the two damane.
    2. CoT,Ch29 - Teslyn is not as good at Healing as Joline.
  6. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch8 - Joline and Teslyn are among the few who know about Mat's connection to the Dragon Reborn.