Aiel


The Aiel, with the exception of the Shaido, are dedicated to following and helping Rand in his battle against the Shadow. Wise Ones, Clan Chiefs, Maidens (in charge of guarding Rand), other Aiel, and captives.


Wise Ones: 

Character Appearance/personality Where seen last?
Aeron An Aiel Wise One. She holds great stature even though she cannot channel. She is a Black Water Nakai Aeron accompanies Tialin, Carahuin and another Maiden when they bring Beldeine to Verin for questioning. She is clearly in charge. (TPoD,Prologue)
Amys A Wise One of Cold Rocks Hold and a dreamwalker. A Taardad Aiel of the Nine Valleys sept. Wife of Rhuarc, sister-wife to Lian, who is roofmistress of Cold Rocks Hold. She was a Maiden of the Spear. Over a dozen Wise Ones including Amys, Monaelle, Nadere, Shyanda, Tamela and Viendre participate in Elayne's and Aviendha's first-sister ceremony. Amys serves as their new mother in the ceremony. (WH,Prologue)
Bair A Wise One of the Haido sept of the Shaarad Aiel. A dreamwalker. She cannot channel. She has outlived three husbands. Bair, Melaine and Amys meet with Egwene in Tel'aran'rhiod. (ACoS,Ch10)
Chaelin An Aiel Wise One of Smoke Water Miagoma. She teaches the Aes Sedai who are apprentice Wise Ones in Cairhien. She has touches of gray in her dark red hair. Chaelin teaches the Aes Sedai apprentices in Cairhien. (TPoD,Ch12)
Colinda A Wise One of the Shaarad Aiel. She is the Wise One of Hot Springs Hold. She can channel. She is lean and has penetrating eyes. She looks short of her middle years. Coladara and seven other Aes Sedai who were visiting her accompany Paitar to the Black Hills meeting. (TPoD,Prologue) Min has a viewing of Colinda - I saw - No. No, it doesn't have anything to do with you. (Rand) Maybe the heat is affecting me. When I know, I always know. It must be the heat. (LoC, Ch50)
Leyn An Aiel Wise One. She can channel quite strongly. When Cadsuane passes Edarra and Leyn in a hallway in the Sun Palace she is clearly irritated that such strong channelers are not in the White Tower. (ACoS,Ch19)
Sorilea The Aiel Wise One of Shende Hold. She is a Jarra Chareen. She has green eyes. She has thin white hair and is all sinew and bone. Cadsuane brings five of the Aes Sedai sworn to Rand with her because Sorilea says they are useless until they can see him. (WH,Ch25)


Clan Chiefs:

Character Appearance/personality Where seen last?
Bael Clan chief of the Goshien Aiel. His sept is the Jhirad and his society was Knife Hands. He is married to Melaine and Dorindha. He and Dorindha have three sons. He is the tallest man Rand has ever seen. He has dark red hair and is graying. He has a deep voice. He has a hard, lean face and sharp blue eyes. He is very tall and has dark red hair with some gray. He has gray eyes. Bael accompanies Davram Bashere as they scout one of the camps besieging Caemlyn. He is annoyed that Melaine told him he must not interfere in the Andoran civil war. (CoT,Prologue)
Bruan The clan chief of the Nakai Aiel. He is from the Salt Flat sept. He is big enough for two blacksmiths but has a placid nature. He is a massive man with sad, gray eyes.  Rand meets with his forces on the Plains of Maredo - High Lords Sunamon, Tolmeran, Torean and Weiramon, Cairhienin lords Meneril and Semaradrid, and Aiel clan chiefs Bruan, Dhearic Erim, Han and Jheran. Bruan leads the five clans in the south. (LoC,Ch4) 
Dhearic Clan chief of the Reyn Aiel. He was a Water Seeker before becoming clan chief. He is husky and has a prominent nose. He has paler streaks in his golden hair. He is a husky man almost as tall as Rand. He has blue eyes and a big nose and pale streaks in his golden hair.  Rand meets with his forces on the Plains of Maredo - High Lords Sunamon, Tolmeran, Torean and Weiramon, Cairhienin lords Meneril and Semaradrid, and Aiel clan chiefs Bruan, Dhearic, Erim, Han and Jheran. (LoC,Ch4) 
Erim Clan chief of the Chareen Aiel. He has bright red hair, nearly half-white. He has green eyes and big, strong hands. He is taller than Dhearic with a pugnacious jaw and almost as much white as red in his hair.  Rand meets with his forces on the Plains of Maredo - High Lords Sunamon, Tolmeran, Torean and Weiramon, Cairhienin lords Meneril and Semaradrid, and Aiel clan chiefs Bruan, Dhearic Erim, Han and Jheran. (LoC,Ch4) 
Han Clan chief of the Tomanelle Aiel. He has white hair and a face like dark, wrinkled leather. He is short and stocky for an Aiel.  Rand meets with his forces on the Plains of Maredo - High Lords Sunamon, Tolmeran, Torean and Weiramon, Cairhienin lords Meneril and Semaradrid, and Aiel clan chiefs Bruan, Dhearic Erim, Han and Jheran. (LoC,Ch4) 
Heirn Chief of the Jindo sept of the Taardad Aiel. He is a member of the True Bloods society. He is tall, dark and more slender than Couladin. He is in his middle years. He is stocky. Rand meets with Heirn and other Aiel leaders. (TFoH,Ch41) 
Indirian Clan chief of the Codarra Aiel. He is married. He is gaunt with heavy white eyebrows, green eyes and a long nose. He is average height for an Aiel, half a hand shorter than Rand. He has a deep, rich voice. Rand discusses with Janwin, Mandelain and Indirian how to deal with the Shaido. (ACoS,Ch18) 
Jheran Clan chief of the Shaarad Aiel. He was one of the Knife Hands before becoming clan chief. He is slender and has light brown hair streaked with gray. He is blade-slender and whip-quick. Rand meets with his forces on the Plains of Maredo - High Lords Sunamon, Tolmeran, Torean and Weiramon, Cairhienin lords Meneril and Semaradrid, and Aiel clan chiefs Bruan, Dhearic Erim, Han and Jheran. (LoC,Ch4) 
Mandelain Clan chief of the Daryne Aiel. He is married to Jair and Corehuin.He has one eye, which is green. A gray-green patch covers his right eye and an ugly scar. He is mostly bald.  Rand discusses with Janwin, Mandelain and Indirian how to deal with the Shaido. (ACoS,Ch18) 
Rhuarc Clan chief of the Taardad Aiel. He is of the Nine Valleys sept. He was a Red Shield before becoming clan chief. He is married to Amys and Lian and has daughters. He is tall and handsome with a strong, square face and a good smile. His dark red hair is graying. He has broad shoulders and blue eyes. Rhuarc leads the spears as Rand and company Travel to Cairhien. (ACoS,Ch3)
Timolan Clan chief of the Miagoma Aiel.  The Aiel clan chiefs in Cairhien have naturally been upset by Rand's disappearance. Indirian wants to attack the White Tower. Timolan thinks Rand has betrayed them. Mandelain and Janwin are undecided. (ACoS,Ch3) Timolan and the Miagoma are near Kinslayer's Dagger hunting the Shaido. (ACoS,Ch18) 


Maidens:

Character Appearance/personality Where seen last?
Adelin A Maiden of the Spear of the Jindo sept of the Taardad Aiel. She is handsome but hard-faced with yellow hair and a scar on her cheek. She is about ten years older than Rand. She is tall, even for an Aiel woman. She is barely a hand shorter than Rand.  Sulin and Enaila lead Jeade'en back to the camp when Rand becomes too tired to think straight. Sulin then sends Enaila and Adelin to bring Moiraine. (TFoH,Ch44) 
Beralna An Aiel Maiden of the Spear. She is a bony red-head with blue eyes and a feral grin.  Jalani and Beralna stand guard for Rand. He sends Beralna after Nandera when the seven Aes Sedai arrive and again later when he prepares to go to Cairhien. (LoC,Ch49)
Enaila Enaila is a Maiden of the Spear. She is a fiery redhead and is no taller than Egwene. She is no more than a year older than Rand.  Nandera, Somara, Enaila, Malindare and Domeille come in and bathe Rand while Min watches. (ACoS,Ch33)
Jalani A Maiden of the Spear. She is about sixteen and still has traces of baby fat in her cheeks. She has a plump face. She has green eyes.  Jalani accompanies Rand when he Travels from Cairhien to Caemlyn. (ACoS,Ch7) 
Maira A Maiden of the Spear of the Serai Tomanelle. She has red hair and is at least as old as Adelin. She is red-haired and at least ten years older than Rand.  Maira is one of the Maidens who travels with Rand and Taim to the farm. (LoC,Ch3)
Nandera A Maiden of the Spear. She is sinewy and handsome with graying hair.  Nandera, Nesair and Somara beat up Rand for dishonoring them. He left them behind for the entire campaign in Illian and Altara. Later, Nandera takes Rand and the Asha'man to Cadsuane. (TPoD,Ch27) 
Nerilea An Aiel Maiden of the Spear. She is square faced.  Nerilea accompanies Rand to Caemlyn. He sends her into the palace to locate Bashere and Bael. (ACoS,Ch7)
Riallin An Aiel Maiden of the Spear. She has yellow red hair, is plump for an Aiel, and is always grinning.  She guards the door and announces visitors for Rand in the Sun Palace. (ACoS,Ch19) 


Other Aiel:

Character Appearance/personality Where seen last?
Camar An Aiel of the Bent Peak sept of the Daryne Aiel. He leads the Seia Doon. He is rangy and gray haired and half a head taller than Rand. (ACoS,Ch34)  Camar leads two hundred Black Eyes as part of Rand's entourage to the Sea Folk. (ACoS,Ch34)
Corman A Aiel of the Mosaada Goshien. He is a member of the Brothers of the Eagle society. He has a white scar across his nose. He has gray eyes and a scar across his nose. He is as tall as Rand.  When Rand arrives at the Sun Palace the halls are guarded by Brothers of the Eagle led by Corman. (LoC,Ch17) 
Dorindha A woman of the Goshien Aiel. She is married to the clan chief Bael and is sister-wife to Melaine. She is Roofmistress of the Smoke Springs Hold. She has three sons by Bael. She is solid, motherly, handsome, blue eyes, pale red hair with some white, has great presence. Dorindha meets Rand in Caemlyn with Bashere, Bael, Melaine and Deira. (ACoS,Ch7)
Leiran An Aiel of the Cosaida Chareen. He is a Thunder Walker and is siswai'aman. He is young and handsome except for a puckered white scar that runs up under the strip of black cloth covering a missing eye. Leiran is one of the guards at Rand's Traveling tent in Tear. He trades barbs with Enaila after Rand and the Maidens arrive. (LoC,Ch4)
Roidan An Aiel of the Salt Flat Nakai. The leader of the Aiel Thunder Walkers warrior society. He is siswai'aman. 
He is thick shouldered and gray. He has more gray than yellow in his hair, but his face is hard enough for a blacksmith's anvil. He has scars on his cheeks and nose and has icy blue eyes. 
Roidan leads the Thunder Walkers who guard the tent Rand uses for Traveling to the army near Tear. He greets Rand when he and his escort of Maidens arrive. (LoC,Ch4) 
Urien An Aiel man of the Two Spires sept of the Reyn. He is a Red Shield. He is tall with sun darkened skin. His red hair is short with a tail in back. He has blue eyes.  Urien is second in command to Rhuarc when they lead the Aiel forces in pursuit of Rand. (LoC,Ch54) 


Captives:

Character Appearance/personality Where seen last?
Coiren Saeldain An Aes Sedai of the Gray Ajah. She is head of the White Tower delegation to Rand. She is plump and pompous. Verin sees Coiren laboring as da'tsang. (TPoD,Prologue) There are rampant rumors in the White Tower of sisters obeying Rand. Most of the blame is laid on Coiren and her embassy. (CoT,Ch21)
Doilan A Shaido warrior. He is being held gai'shain.  Doilan is taken gai'shain when the Shaido are defeated. (TFoH,Ch44) Cowinde, Doilan and Rodera serve breakfast to the Wise Ones in Amys' tent. (LoC,Ch25) 
Fera An Aes Sedai of the White Ajah. She is Black Ajah. Fera is still in Cairhien, held by the Wise Ones. Elza thinks about Fera as a cohort but wants to understand why she swore fealty to Rand before she can completely trust her. She is not in the same heart as Elze. (CoT,Ch24)
Gharadin A Shaido Aiel man. The Maidens and Wise Ones who accompany Perrin to Ghealdan bring along gai'shain including Gharadin. (ACoS,Ch27) 
Rhodera A Shaido Maiden of the Spear. She is being held gai'shain.  Cowinde, Doilan and Rodera serve breakfast to the Wise Ones in Amys' tent. (LoC,Ch25)