Susa Wynn

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Author: Atarah al'Norahn


Susa Wynn is a Murandian woman who receives the Tower's bounty of one hundred gold crowns during the Aiel War. Although her child, Cyril, is six or seven months old, Moiraine writes down her information because Susa is clearly starving.

Susa is described to be young and slim, though Moiraine later thinks to herself that she is more gaunt than slim. She has deep shadows beneath her eyes and a look of desperation about her. Her dress and cloak have been darned many times.

Susa was married to a man named Jac Wynn, but he died before the fighting began by slipping in the snow and cracking his head on a stone.

(Reference: New Spring, Chapter 5)


  • Moiraine is outraged that the nobleman that Jac Wynn served is not taking care of Susa and her child. She also wonders where Susa's friends are (NS, Ch. 5).
  • Tears are spilling down Susa's cheeks when Moiraine finishes writing down her information (NS, Ch. 5).
  • Moiraine gives her a silver penny so that she can take her son to see the Wise Woman, since he has a bad cough. Susa tries to kiss Moiraine's hand (NS, Ch. 5).
  • Siuan tells Moiraine that, with the bounty to come, the Wise Woman would have given Susa credit (NS, Ch. 5).
  • One of the other women tells Moiraine that Susa is too proud to take more than a little bit of food from anyone, and then only for her baby (NS, Ch. 5).


"Susa Wynn was not slim, she was near to gaunt, with deep shadows beneath her eyes and a lost, desperate look about her. Her dress and cloak were worn and much-darned. Neatly darned, but in places there seemed to be more darning than original dress." (Moiraine; New Spring, Chapter 5).

"Jac, Aes Sedai. Jac Wynn. He...." tears welled in the woman's sunken eyes. "Jac died before the fighting even started. Slipped in the snow and cracked his head on a stone. Hardly seems right, to come all this way and die for slipping in the snow." (Susa to Moiraine; New Spring, Chapter 5).

"Moiraine was not certain whether it was the child's cough, or the tears, or a dead husband, but she entered the woman's particulars carefully. The Tower could afford a hundred gold crowns for a woman and child who might die without some sort of help. The child seemed plump enough, true, but Susa clearly was starving." (Moiraine; New Spring, Chapter 5).