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.

Physical Description#

He is the tallest man Rand has ever seen. He has dark red hair and is graying. He has a deep voice. (TSR,Ch57) He has a hard, lean face and sharp blue eyes. (LoC,Ch10) He is very tall and has dark red hair with some gray. (ACoS,Ch7) He has gray eyes. (CoT,Prologue)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch49 - Rhuarc passes on information from Lian that Jheran and the Shaarad and Bael and the Goshien are already at Alcair Dal. Erim and the Chareen will be there soon.
  2. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch5 - Melaine wants to marry Bael.
    2. TFoH,Ch22 - After the attack, Amys and Bair make a bet on whether Melaine will check on Bael or Dorindha first.
  3. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch10 - Bael is from the Jhirad sept. Before becoming clan chief he was a member of the Knife Hands society.
    2. LoC,Ch41 - Bael and Dorindha have three sons.
  4. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch18 - Bael has two wives like Mandelain and Rhuarc.
    2. ACoS,Ch33 - Min tells Rand that if Bael, Mandelain and Rhuarc can have two wives then she can deal with Aviendha and Elayne.
  5. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch14 - Elayne hopes the Borderlands move south quickly. She has confidence that Bael and Bashere have enough control to keep their forces from interfering.