A group of young soldiers who were trainees at the [White Tower]. 

! Possible Spoilers
When [Elaida|Elaida do Avriny aRoihan] deposed [Siuan Sanche] as [Amyrlin|Aes Sedai], they sided with [Elaida] and defeated many of the seasoned [Tower Guard|White Tower] who sided with [Siuan]. They are led by [Gawyn Trakand] and follow his banner - the green boar. They are fearsome fighters although many are still teenagers.

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! References (Possible Spoilers)

# In [The Shadow Rising]
## [TSR,Ch47] - When the some of the [Warder] try to free [Siuan Sanche], [Gawyn] rallies the other students to stop them. They begin to call themselves the Younglings.
# In [The Fires of Heaven]
## [TFoH,Prologue] - [Gawyn] and his Younglings skirmish with [Children of the Light] on both sides of the [Erinin River].
# In [Lord of Chaos]
## [LoC,Prologue] - [Elaida] sends the Younglings with her embassy to [Rand] in [Cairhien|Cairhien (City)]. She secretly intends to get rid of them.
## [LoC,Ch25] - The Younglings guard Lady [Arilyn|Arilyn Dhulaine]'s palace in [Cairhien|Cairhien (City)] where the [Aes Sedai] are staying.
## [LoC,Ch53] - The Younglings accompany the [Aes Sedai] as they head north from [Cairhien|Cairhien (City)] back to [Tar Valon].
## [LoC,Ch53] - [Galina Casban] plans to have [Sevanna] and the [Shaido] kill the Younglings in a few days.
## [LoC,Ch55] - [Gawyn] rallies the Younglings when the [Shaido] attack. Afterwards, he gathers his forces to ride away.
# In [A Crown of Swords]
## [ACoS,Prologue] - After the battle at [Dumai's Wells|Dumais Wells] - [Gawyn] brought 581 Younglings with him from [Tar Valon] but less than 200 survived. He is sure there was a plot to kill the Younglings, but not who is responsible. They have a brief battle with a group of [Aiel] heading east. The [Aiel] did not intend to attack; the Younglings were just in the way. They start to make camp, planning to head back to [Tar Valon].
## [ACoS,Ch32] - [Gawyn] and the Younglings accompany [Covarla|Covarla Baldene] and the eleven other [Aes Sedai] who escaped [Dumai's Wells|Dumais Wells] back to [Tar Valon] but he and the Younglings are refused entry to the city.
# In [The Gathering Storm]
## [TGS,Ch4] - The Younglings maintain their camp at [Dorlan] and harass [Gareth Bryne]'s army.
## [TGS,Ch13] - [Gawyn] abandons the Younglings when he learns that [Egwene] is in danger.
## [TGS,Ch30] - [Gawyn] refuses to give up the Younglings to [Gareth Bryne].
## [ToM,Ch22] - [Gawyn] arranges with High Captain [jimar Chubain] for the remaining Younglings who do not want to become [Warder] to join the [Tower Guard|White Tower].

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