Pronunciation: ah-LOO-drah

An Illuminator, Mistress of the Chapter House in Cairhien.

Physical Description#

She is slender and wears her hair in multiple braids. She is pretty, with large, dark eyes and a small, full mouth. She is in her mid thirties. (TDR,Ch40) She is slender. Her dark hair is no longer in braids. (TFoH,Ch17) She has waist-length dark hair. (WH,Ch15)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch40 - Aludra was Mistress of the Chapter House in Cairhien.
    2. TDR,Ch44 - Mat ignores Aludra's warning and dissects one of her fireworks. Thom is terrified.
  2. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch24 - Egwene knows that there is an Illuminator with Valan Luca's circus.
    2. TFoH,Ch25 - Elayne tells Egwene that Latelle sees Nynaeve as competition for the unattached men in the circus. Aludra and Cerandin keep to themselves and Clarine is married to Petra Anhill so they are not threats.
  3. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch44 - Thom tells Mat that in Valan Luca's menagerie, Aludra did not want to remember that she knew Thom from before.
  4. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch8 - Mat urgently wants to talk to Elayne about Aludra-s dragons.
    2. ToM,Ch9 - Mat writes a second letter to Elayne to see her about Aludra's dragons.
    3. ToM,Ch17 - To avoid the gholam, Mat spends the night under Aludra-s supply wagon.
    4. ToM,Ch19 - Mat shows Elayne and Birgitte Aludra's dragon plans. They immediately buy in to the idea.
    5. ToM,Ch22 - Mat plans to take lots of Aludra's fireworks to the Tower of Ghenjei.
    6. ToM,Ch54 - Mat uses Aludra's fireworks to good effect in the Tower.
    7. ToM,Ch57 - Mat uses the last of Aludra's strikers to start a fire after they escape the Tower.
  5. In A Memory of Light
    1. AMoL,Ch10 - Elayne hears explosions, which mean that slingmen were tossing Aludra's roarsticks into the trees at the Trollocs.