Title: High Lord Darlin of House Sisnera

A High Lord of Tear. Darlin opposed Rand from the start, fleeing the Stone of Tear.

Physical Description#

He has short, dark hair and blue eyes. (TDR,Ch54) He is dark and not particularly handsome, with a too-long nose, but he has beautiful blue eyes. He is well into his middle years. He wears his hair close cropped and has a pointed beard. (ACoS,Ch35) He is less than a head shorter than Rand. (KoD,Ch21)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch4 - Weiramon informs Rand that High Lords Hearne, Simaan, Darlin and Tedosian and Lady Estanda have rebelled.
    2. LoC,Ch4 - Rand admires Darlin for openly opposing him instead of back stabbing.
    3. LoC,Ch9 - Balwer reports to Niall that Estanda and Tedosian have joined Darlin in open rebellion.
  2. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Prologue - Elaida issues orders that a White Tower representative approach him and offer to make him king of Tear.
    2. ACoS,Ch7 - Bashere is very concerned about his and Caraline's and Toram Riatin's intentions for Cairhien.
    3. ACoS,Ch35 - Caraline and Darlin intended to put Caraline on the Cairhien throne before Colavaere could take it.
    4. ACoS,Ch35 - Min views that Caraline and Darlin will marry.
    5. ACoS,Ch35 - Min views Darlin wearing a crown, a simple golden circlet with a slightly curved sword lying on its side above his brows. The king's crown he would wear one day.
  3. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch21 - Rand wonders what became of Caraline and Darlin.
    2. TPoD,Ch25 - The White Tower does not know the whereabouts of Caraline, Darlin and Toram Riatin.
    3. TPoD,Ch27 - Min adds to her viewing that Darlin will die in bed and Caraline will survive him.
  4. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Prologue - The day after the explosion, Dobraine tells Rand that Ailil Riatin and Shalon are missing. Rand tells Dobraine that Cadsuane is probably holding them like she is holding Caraline Damodred and Darlin Sisnera.
    2. WH,Ch25 - Alanna reports to Rand that Darlin now rules in the Stone of Tear, but the rebels in Haddon Mirk have still not returned.
  5. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Ch18 - Salidar Aes Sedai agents report that High Lord Darlin Sisnera is under siege by nobles who want Rand out of Tear.
  6. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch24 - Egwene tells Mattin Stepaneos that Rand made High Lord Darlin his Steward in Tear.
  7. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch48 - Trying to interpret the Prophecies, Min and Cadsuane note that Rand technically does not rule Tear. Darlin is king.
  8. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch11 - Elayne worries about the future of Andor boxed between the Seanchan and Tear led by Darlin.
    2. ToM,Ch21 - The scouts to Cairhien report to Perrin that King Darlin is gathering troops in Tear.