the a'dam very well, and how to use it on damane.
Sul'dam are Experts. In addition to the class skills of an Expert, add
Weavesight as a class skill. The sul'dam can see saidar woven, but
cannot embrace it herself, nor can she learn a weave to use later. Also,
she gets a +2 Intimidate bonus against all damane, regardless if she is
leashed to it or not. This is a competence bonus. The sul'dam is also
capable of seeing the glow of saidar around another channeler, and can
use weavesight to gauge the ability another channeler has to wield the
One Power. However, she believes this ability is related to the a'dam
and does not believe she can channel.
knew incredulity must be painting her face, because Renna laughed
openly. "When Luthair
Paendrag Mondwin, son of the Hawkwing, first faced the Armies of the
Night, he found many
among them who called themselves Aes Sedai. They contended for power
among themselves and
used the One Power on the field of battle. One such, a woman named Deain,
who thought she could
do better serving the Emperor - he was not Emperor then, of course -
since he had no Aes
Sedai in his armies, came to him with a device she had made, the first a'dam,
fastened to the neck of one
of her sisters. Though that woman did not want to serve Luthair, the
her to serve. Deain made more a'dam, the first sul'dam were
found, and women captured
who called themselves Aes Sedai discovered that they were in fact only
marath'damane, Deain's screams shook the
Towers of Midnight, but of course she, too, was a marath'damane,
and marath'damane cannot
be allowed to run free. Perhaps you will be one of those who has the
ability to make a’dam.
so, you will be pampered, you may rest assured."
Hunt, Damane (pg. 834)