• Why Can't Men Be Aes Sedai? 'The Wheel Of Time' Has Rules

    10 days ago - By Elite Daily

    When Moiraine first walked into the Winespring Inn in The Wheel Of Time's opening episode, the room went silent at the sight of an Aes Sedai. While the residents of the Two Rivers know all about these women (or at least what the stories tell them about these women), those sitting at home probably don't, and they probably have a lot of questions. For one thing, what's up with the color code? For another, why were a bunch of them dressed in red chasing down some guy? And what's all this about the Aes Sedai being women-only? Why can't men be Aes Sedai? Warning: Spoilers follow for The Wheel...
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  • The Aes Sedai Ajah Colors On 'The Wheel Of Time,' Explained

    The Aes Sedai Ajah Colors On 'The Wheel Of Time,' Explained

    10 days ago - By Elite Daily

    The Wheel of Time introduces an entire fantasy culture in its first three episodes by pushing fans into the world of the Two Rivers and letting them swim. With the release of the first three episode at once, fans can get acclimated pretty quickly; here is an Aes Sedai, there is a Whitecloak; this is a gleeman, that is a darkfriend. But more minor details tell fans a lot that might not be so obvious on the first watch - for instance: the way the Aes Sedai dress. The Aes Sedai Ajah colors in The Wheel Of Time aren't just a matter of costume design; they signal entire worldviews. Warning...
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