Biographical information
Gender Female
Status Dead
Abilities Unknown
Occupation Unknown
Appears in Words of Radiance (mentioned)

Avena is obviously a historical person in The Stormlight Archive. Presumed to be female given 'her' name, she is mentioned only in the Epigraph for Words of Radiance: Chapter 38.

Now, as the Windrunners were thus engaged, arose the event which has hitherto been referenced: namely, that discovery of some wicked thing of eminence, though whether it be some rogueries among the Radiants’ adherents or of some external origin, Avena would not suggest.

–From Words of Radiance, chapter 38, page 6[1]


'She' might be a Radiant 'herself', or 'she' might be an unaffiliated scholar of some sort.


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