Author: Leora Oldessroth
"'Sworn on the blade, Seaine, I'd not have done it, except Tesien Jorhald practically had me by the scruff of my neck, and I was too new to the shawl to have much backbone yet. Can you forgive me?'
"'Of course, I can,' Seaine replied. 'I understood.' The Red firmly discouraged friendships outside the Ajah. Quite firmly, and quite efficiently."
(Conversation between Pevara and Seaine; A Crown of Swords, Chapter 32).