A woman with whom Shevek, while posted to a job at an afforestation project in the desert region at eighteen years old, has a brief but intense sexual relationship. Beshun helps Shevek to see that two people can never really possess each other, even if the intensity of their feelings for one another lead them to believe that they can (a fittingly Anarresti notion).
Beshun Character Timeline in The Dispossessed
The timeline below shows where the character Beshun appears in The Dispossessed. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.