Pronunciation: BAYR

A Wise One of the Haido sept of the Shaarad Aiel. A dreamwalker. She cannot channel. She has outlived three husbands.

Physical Description#

She has a creased, grandmotherly face and white hair. She has a reedy voice and pale blue eyes. (TSR,Ch23) She is thin and bony with pale blue eyes in a leathery, wrinkled face. (TSR,Ch52) She had yellow hair when she was young. (TFoH,Ch7) She has a creased, aged face and watery blue eyes. (ACoS,Ch10)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch23 - Bair introduces herself as Haido sept of the Shaarad Aiel.
    2. TSR,Ch28 - Bair is the eldest Wise One of the Shaarad Aiel.
    3. TSR,Ch28 - Bair has told Gaul that she will send him to Rhuidean when Jheran dies.
  2. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch5 - Bair has outlived three husbands.
    2. TFoH,Ch15 - Egwene worries about being caught visiting Tel'aran'rhiod on her own not for Bair's punishment, but because Amys will no longer teach her.
    3. TFoH,Ch23 - Egwene tells Aviendha that she will intercede for her with Amys, Bair and Melaine.
    4. TFoH,Ch25 - Egwene checks Amys' and Bair's dreams to make sure they are asleep before she goes to meet with Elayne in Tel'aran'rhiod.
    5. TFoH,Ch25 - Elayne says Bair is as bad as Lini. Egwene tells her that Sorilea is even worse.
    6. TFoH,Ch46 - When Rand insists on rising, Aviendha threatens to call Sorilea and Bair.
  3. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch14 - Egwene can now recognize the dreams of Amys, Bair and Melaine.
    2. LoC,Ch19 - "Melaine and Bair dreamed of you Rand on a boat with three women whose faces they could not see, and a scale tilting first one way then the other. Bair and Amys dreamed of you cutting the wetlands in two with a sword. Amys, Bair and Melaine all three had this dream, which makes it especially significant. Rain, coming from a bowl. There are snares and pitfalls around the bowl. If the right hands pick it up, they will find a treasure perhaps as great as the bowl. If the wrong hands, the world is doomed. The key to finding the bowl is to find the one who is no longer."
    3. LoC,Ch51 - When Rand is kidnapped, he hopes one of the Wise Ones who can channel such as Amys or Bair will come by and detect the shield the Aes Sedai are holding on him.
  4. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch10 - Bair cannot channel.