1. Aduiavas Ida

    Aduiavas Ida Aes Sedai Mistress of Revels - Europe Forum Moderator

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    At the latest Tower Party in Callander (Callandor :look) I ended up with an interesting question.

    Do novices in the Tower do their own laundry? Or is it a chore they can be set to? If not, who does it?

    I know that in the rebel camp, Sharina offers to do Siuans laundry for her, but that may be because they are out camping, and chores are a bit different. I cannot recall an incident where any of the people we see as novices or accepted ever mentions or talk of laundry :look To be assigned to the kitchens seems to be the worst chore, so what happens to the laundry?

    Discuss.
     
  2. Elania al'Manir

    Elania al'Manir Aes Sedai Forum Moderator

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    Well, there are tons of servants around the Tower proper. We might have even seen one carting some around, although that could also be some made-up memory on my part. :p

    That being said, I'm sure it's a chore that novices can be assigned to as well.
     
  3. Elanda Tonil

    Elanda Tonil Aes Sedai Survey Project Manager Forum Moderator

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    I think they mention that the various personal maids take care of the laundry for the Aes Sedai and various nobles we encounter so I assumed novices and Accepted did their own laundry since they don't have personal maids. The general servants/maids would do the less personal tasks like preparing fires, sweeping, carrying messages, retrieving items or books, etc. which could be handed out as punishments instead. I don't have any quotes to back me up here, this is purely opinion/speculation! :)