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Pronunciation: zah-REEN bah-SHEER
Daughter of Davram Bashere and Deira Bashere. She has younger brothers, one named Maedin Bashere, and two older brothers who are dead. She has learned a little of the Maiden handtalk from Bain and Chiad.
She is about Perrin's age. She is tall with black, shoulder-length hair. She has a large, bold nose, a generous mouth, high cheekbones and dark, slightly tilted eyes. (TDR,Ch33) She has a high voice. (TDR,Ch35)
Faile Bashere by Richard Boyé
- Zarine takes the oath as a Hunter of the Horn in Illian. She then spends the winter in Jehannah. (TDR,Ch35)
- Zarine Bashere spots Perrin in the Wayland's Forge in Remen. (TDR,Ch33)
- She observes Perrin freeing Gaul, then killing the Whitecloaks. (TDR,Ch34)
- Zarine follows Moiraine, Lan, Perrin and Loial and jumps aboard the Snow Goose. She tells Perrin a bit about herself and decides to call herself "Faile". (TDR,Ch35)
- Faile watches Perrin on the deck of the Snow Goose. (TDR,Ch36)
- Moiraine, Lan, Perrin, Loial and Faile arrive at Illian. Despite Moiraine's discouragement, Faile insists on joining them. (TDR,Ch41)
- Moiraine, Lan, Perrin, Loial and Faile arrive at the Easing the Badger inn. At dinner, six Gray Men attack Perrin. (TDR,Ch42)
- Lan, Perrin, Loial and Faile scout the area and find traces of Darkhound. (TDR,Ch43)
- Moiraine, Lan, Perrin, Loial and Faile flee Illian. They are pursued by Darkhounds. Perrin kills one with an arrow and Moiraine balefires the rest. (TDR,Ch44)
- Moiraine, Lan, Perrin, Loial and Faile arrive at Tear. (TDR,Ch50)
- When Moiraine tells Perrin and Faile they must leave, she hurries upstairs to find Loial and sets off the hedgehog trap sending herself fully into Tel'aran'rhiod. (TDR,Ch53)
- Faile is a prisoner in Tel'aran'rhiod while Perrin and Hopper search for her. (TDR,Ch54)
- Perrin finally frees Faile after being attacked by falcons. He wakes to find himself back in the inn with Faile tending his wounds. They murmur sweet nothings to each other. (TDR,Ch55)
- Faile becomes friends with Bain and Chiad. (TSR,Ch2)
- Faile and Perrin are discussing leaving the Stone of Tear when a bubble of evil causes Perrin's axe to attack them. (TSR,Ch2)
- Thinking Rand was responsible, they head to his quarters. Faile is upset by the way Perrin looks at Berelain. She goes to bed. (TSR,Ch3)
- Perrin and Faile guard each other's backs when Shadowspawn attack the Stone of Tear. (TSR,Ch10)
- Faile enters Perrin's room while Berelain is flirting with him. After Berelain leaves, Perrin tells her that he is leaving and she is not welcome. Faile leaves in anger. She runs into Berelain and picks a fight, but Rhuarc breaks it up and confiscates her knives. (TSR,Ch14)
- Faile tricks Loial into promising to take her through the Ways so she can accompany Perrin. (TSR,Ch16)
- Bain and Chiad agree to accompany Faile. Loial leads Perrin, Faile, Gaul, Bain and Chiad to the Waygate. (TSR,Ch18)
- Loial leads Perrin, Faile, Gaul, Bain and Chiad through the Ways to the site of ancient Manetheren. They are attacked by Trollocs and a Fade, then the Black Wind. (TSR,Ch27)
- Perrin, Faile, Loial, Gaul, Bain and Chiad camp near the Waygate. (TSR,Ch28)
- After three days travel, they near Emond's Field. Perrin and Gaul go to the Winespring Inn followed by Faile, Bain and Chiad. Perrin learns his family is dead. (TSR,Ch29)
- Loial arrives. Marin takes them all to the old sickhouse where they can hide. (TSR,Ch30)
- Perrin, Faile, Loial, Gaul, Bain and Chiad meet Alanna and Verin at the old sickhouse. Tam and Abell join them. (TSR,Ch31)
- Faile and others ride to scout the Whitecloak encampment at Watch Hill. Halfway there, they stop at Jac al'Seen's place. (TSR,Ch32)
- Perrin leads his growing party to Watch Hill. Perrin, Faile and the Aiel rescue the Whitecloaks' prisoners. (TSR,Ch33)
- Faile accompanies Lord Luc to Perrin's camp. She then accompanies him hunting Trollocs and is caught in the ambush. (TSR,Ch40)
- Faile and others enter a Tinker camp after a battle with Trollocs. (TSR,Ch41)
- Faile and Ihvon are in the wagon when Perrin wakes. He tells them about the Waygate being open and their party makes haste to Emond's Field. (TSR,Ch42)
- Faile follows Perrin and Verin into the Winespring Inn. She helps hold him down while Alanna Heals him. (TSR,Ch43)
- Faile tells Perrin that Loial and Gaul went to the Waygate. He wants to go after them. She wants him in bed. They compromise with him riding around the village. (TSR,Ch44)
- Faile accompanies Perrin as he busily organizes. (TSR,Ch45)
- Perrin asks Faile to go for help. She agrees, but her price is a wedding so they are married. She and Bain ride north. (TSR,Ch53)
- Bain and Faile return with an army from Watch Hill that helps win the battle of Emond's Field. (TSR,Ch56)
- Faile figures out that Alanna wants to bond Perrin and threatens to kill her if she does. (LoC,Ch11)
- Faile holds court in her and Perrin's manor house. She dispenses fair justice. She goes to talk with Perrin and he tells her he must go to Rand. She intends to accompany him. (LoC,Prologue)
- Perrin and Faile arrive in Caemlyn with an army of Two Rivers men. They meet with Rand in the Royal Palace. (LoC,Ch45)
- Faile meets with her mother, Deira Bashere, then with Davram Bashere and Perrin. Her parents agree to accept Perrin as their son-in-law. (LoC,Ch46)
- Perrin and Faile accompany Rand when he Travels from Caemlyn to Cairhien. (LoC,Ch49)
- Berelain stalks Perrin and Faile is intensely jealous. She constantly smells angry and hurt and she will not speak to him. (LoC,Ch50)
- Faile traps Loial into playing endless games of stones when Perrin is around. (LoC,Ch51)
- Faile and Loial still play stones until the news of Rand's kidnapping. (LoC,Ch53)
- Faile gives Rand's sword to Perrin to take with him in the rescue attempt. (LoC,Ch54)
- She has taken a position as one of Colavaere's attendants to gain information. She accuses Colavaere of treason and murder. After Colavaere faints she suggests killing her. (ACoS,Ch5)
- She was concerned that Perrin and Rand were under Aes Sedai control. She is still jealous, but everything is better after Perrin gets mad. (ACoS,Ch6)
- Faile accompanies Perrin to Ghealdan. (ACoS,Ch27)
- Perrin is with a small group, Faile, Aram, Berelain, Annoura, Gallenne, Seonid, her Warders, Edarra and Nevarin, scouting Bethal. On their way back to camp Perrin, Aram and the Warders rescue Maighdin and her party. (TPoD,Ch7)
- Faile offers to make Maighdin and her group servants. Late that night she meets with Cha Faile members to hear the report on their secret scouting in Bethal. (TPoD,Ch8)
- Faile sends Basel Gill and some Cha Faile members into Bethal ostensibly to get supplies. (TPoD,Ch9)
- Perrin, Faile, Berelain, Annoura and Gallenne meet with Alliandre. Berelain tells Faile that Annoura told her that Maighdin is a wilder. (TPoD,Ch10)
- Faile, Alliandre, Maighdin, Arrela, Lacile, Bain and Chiad are captured and made gai'shain by Sevanna's Shaido. (TPoD,Ch30)
- Faile and the others are marched, then carried back to the Shaido camp. (WH,Ch3)
- After Galina Heals their frostbite, Faile and the others march with the Shaido. Faile, Alliandre and Maighdin become separated from Arrela, Lacile, Bain and Chiad. Therava sets them to spy on Sevanna, then Galina sets them to retrieve Therava's binder. (WH,Ch4)
- Nadric accosts Faile, but Rolan rescues her. She is set on trying to escape. Galina rats on her for stealing a knife and Sevanna has her hogtied. Rolan shows up to comfort her. (CoT,Ch9)
- As gai'shain to the Sevanna, Faile, Alliandre, Maighdin and Dairaine all share a single tent. Faile is terrified when three ripples pass through reality. Theril brings her the binder he stole from Therava and she hides it in a building. (KoD,Ch5)
- Faile and Alliandre are beaten because Sevanna's bath is not hot enough. Faile tells Galina she has the binder and, after a fight, they agree to meet the next morning. (KoD,Ch26)
- Faile, Alliandre, Maighdin, Arrela and Lacile go into town. Faile retrieves the binder and they meet Galina. She insists they go into the basement of a burned out house. Galina leaves with the binder and collapses the stairway. Maighdin channels to signal for help. (KoD,Ch28)
- Theril sees the signal and brings Aravine, Rolan and others who begin digging them out. (KoD,Ch29)
- Rolan, Jhoradin and Kinhuin free Faile, Arrela, Lacile, Alliandre and Maighdin from the rubble. Perrin sees Rolan leading Faile and kills him with his hammer. Faile stabs Kinhuin in the back. After the battle, Perrin introduces Faile and Alliandre to Banner-General Tylee Khirgan. (KoD,Ch30)
- Unbeknownst to Perrin, Faile and her Cha Faile followers hunt down Masema and his remaining band and execute them. (TGS,Prologue)
- Faile and her Cha Faile return to Perrin�s camp after their mission. (TGS,Ch9)
- Faile, Alliandre, Arrela and Lacile meet in the woods to hold a remembrance for the Aiel who helped them, Rolan, Kinhuin, Jhoradin and Marthea. (TGS,Ch21)
- Perrin wakes in his tent with Faile where they have been camped since the snakes attacked. (ToM,Prologue)
- Perrin and Faile inspect the patch of Blight with the Wise Ones, Berelain and others. He orders it destroyed. (ToM,Ch4)
- Faile breakfasts with Alliandre when Perrin has a ham chop. (ToM,Ch7)
- Faile does not hear about the meeting between Perrin and Galad and misses it. (ToM,Ch10)
- Perrin and Faile celebrate their one-year anniversary and reconnect. (ToM,Ch16)
- Faile challenges Berelain to a duel to the death unless she can help put a stop to the rumors about her and Perrin. They agree to pose as friends. (ToM,Ch18)
- The scouting party returns from Cairhien and Caemlyn and Seonid reports to Perrin, Faile and Berelain. Perrin tells Balwer to write a letter to the Whitecloaks telling them to pick a place for battle. (ToM,Ch21)
- Perrin and Faile go to bed, but he is troubled because he really does not want a battle. (ToM,Ch24)
- The next morning, Perrin�s army meets the Whitecloaks. He orders the channelers and Two Rivers men to intimidate them then asks for one last parley and they agree. At the parley, Galad and Berelain are smitten. Galad gets a second shock when he and Morgase recognize each other. Perrin and Galad agree to a trial with Morgase as judge. (ToM,Ch26)
- Perrin tells Faile that he smells strangeness in the air and must go to the wolf dream to investigate. (ToM,Ch28)
- Faile, Berelain and Alliandre walk through the camp when their weapons attack them. Faile saves Berelain. (ToM,Ch29)
- Lacile and Selande report to Faile that Morgase is fine and that the Whitecloaks respect Galad. (ToM,Ch30)
- Morgase sits in judgment at the trial. Byar and Bornhald testify and Perrin admits to killing the two Whitecloaks but says he fought on the same side as Geofram Bornhald at Falme. Morgase judges it to be a fight between mercenaries and finds Perrin guilty of illegal killing, not murder. She gives his punishment to Galad and he delays his sentence. (ToM,Ch34)
- Faile, Alliandre and Berelain are all angry that Morgase found Perrin guilty. Perrin tells Faile he is going to the wolf dream to confront Slayer. She is to have the army Travel to Whitebridge when Traveling works again. (ToM,Ch35)
- Perrin wakes to find Faile beside him and tells her about Hopper. After he is Healed, they Travel to Whitebridge. (ToM,Ch38)
- Faile is part of the crowd that watches Perrin forge his war hammer. He orders Faile, Berelain and Alliandre to stay back when his army goes to rescue the Whitecloaks. (ToM,Ch40)
- Before the attack, Perrin explains to Faile why he suspected an attack on the Whitecloaks. (ToM,Ch41)
- Berelain and Faile talk. Berelain is adamant that love is not a factor for rulers, but when Galad arrives it is clear they are falling in love. (ToM,Ch43)
- Near Whitebridge, Perrin inspects a stand of trees that went dead and dry overnight. He is quite surprised when Morgase and Tallanvor ask him to marry them. They exchange vows and he offers a too brusque ceremony. (ToM,Ch44)
- Perrin and Faile have an audience with Elayne and Morgase. Though tense at the start, they finally agree that Elayne will cede the Two Rivers to the Dragon Reborn with Perrin as his steward. (ToM,Ch47)
- Perrin bids farewell to Mat, Thom] and Noal. Then the channelers open a large gateway and Perrin�s army marches through to the Field of Merrilor. He can feel the Last Battle starting. (ToM,Ch53)
- Perrin sleeps with Faile in their tent at the Field of Merrilor. (ToM,Epilogue)
- TSR,Ch9 - Perrin visits the taverns of Tear searching for rumors that might take Faile on a new adventure and out of danger.
- TSR,Ch21 - Moiraine thinks she might have to talk to Faile if she does not stop influencing Perrin in wrong directions.
- TSR,Ch41 - Faile has younger brothers, one named Maedin Bashere, and two older brothers. Her two older brothers are dead making her the eldest.
- TSR,Ch46 - Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve do not know where Perrin and Faile went.
- TFoH,Ch15 - Egwene dreams of Perrin, lounging with Faile on his lap, kissing her while she played with the short-cut beard he wore in the dream. Behind them two banners waved, a red wolf's head and a crimson eagle. A man in a bright yellow coat stood near to Perrin's shoulder, a sword strapped to his back; in some way she knew that he was a Tinker, though no Tinker would even touch a sword. And every bit of it except the beard seemed important. The banners, Faile kissing Perrin, even the Tinker. Every time he moved closer to Perrin it was as if a chill of doom shot through everything.
- TFoH,Ch42 - Rand hopes that Perrin and Faile are happy, but he knows that he will eventually draw Perrin back to him.
- LoC,Prologue - Faile is Davram Bashere's oldest surviving child.
- LoC,Ch10 - The Two Rivers girls tell Rand about Perrin, Faile, Padan Fain, the Whitecloaks and the Trollocs.
- LoC,Ch46 - Faile has learned a little of the Maiden handtalk from Bain and Chiad.
- LoC,Ch52 - Egwene tells Nynaeve and Elayne that Perrin and Faile are married and are in Cairhien. Loial and Min are there, too.
- LoC,Ch53 - Faile and Loial are both very good at stones. They are evenly matched.
- LoC,Ch55 - Perrin fears that he will never see Faile again as he goes into battle.
- ACoS,Ch1 - Perrin worries about her being left in Cairhien with no one to protect her.
- ACoS,Ch3 - Perrin worries even more about Faile when he finds out Bain and Chiad are no longer with her.
- ACoS,Ch4 - Selande and Camaille tell Perrin that Faile is one of Colavaere's attendants.
- ACoS,Ch7 - Rand wonders if Perrin and Faile are loyal to him or only to each other.
- ACoS,Ch18 - Rand feels that she is in danger like Berelain but he has plans that will put her out of harm's way.
- TPoD,Prologue - Faile's father, Davram Bashere is next in line for the throne of Saldaea.
- WH,Ch1 - Perrin sees a hawk and thinks how much he loves Faile.
- WH,Ch2 - Perrin and his party learn that Faile, Alliandre, Maighdin and others were taken.
- WH,Ch5 - Perrin searches the wolf dream for Faile, but Hopper tells him that she is not there.
- WH,Ch6 - Sulin reports to Perrin that Faile, Alliandre, Maighdin, Bain, Chiad, Arrela and Lacile were taken as gai'shain by the Shaido.
- CoT,Ch5 � Perrin forces himself to keep in mind the other captives as well as Faile.
- CoT,Ch7 � Masema tells Perrin of the stores of food in So Habor, but Perrin says Faile comes first.
- CoT,Ch8 � Perrin will do whatever it takes to free Faile and destroy the Shaido.
- CoT,Ch25 � It has been thirty-two days since Faile was captured.
- CoT,Ch27 � Perrin's forces capture some Shaido Stone Dogs, but they know nothing of Faile.
- KoD,Prologue � Galina claims that Faile and Alliandre are under her protection in Malden. She agrees to take a message to them from Perrin.
- KoD,Ch4 � Perrin makes a deal with Banner-General Tylee Khirgan. He will relinquish all claim of Manetheren if she helps him free Faile.
- KoD,Ch12 � Tylee agrees to Perrin's plan to rescue Faile.
- TGS,Ch17 � Perrin feels a lack of focus since rescuing Faile.
- AMoL,Ch1 � Rand laughs as Perrin recounts his story of how Marin found him and Faile tumbled together at the bottom of the stairs.