aka: Doilin Mellar

One of [Gaebril|Rahvin]'s [White Lions|Caemlyn]. He is now a thug for hire and a [Darkfriend|Darkfriends].

! Physical Description

He is hatchet-faced. ([ACoS,Ch35]) He has dark, unblinking eyes. ([WH,Ch26])

! Points of View

See Hanlon's [chapter points of view|Daved Hanlon POV].

! Chronology (Possible Spoilers)

* Hanlon is in the rebel camp working for [Toram Riatin] with other [White Lions|Caemlyn]. ([ACoS,Ch35])
* Moghedien sends Hanlon to [Mili Skane] in [Caemlyn] where he witnesses the execution of [Jaichim Carridin] and punishment of [Falion]. [Mili Skane] offers him a queen. ([TPoD,Ch28])
* When three men attack [Elayne|Elayne Trakand], Doilin Mellar kills them saving [Elayne|Elayne Trakand]'s life. ([WH,Ch9])
* Hanlon reports to Lady [Shiaine|Mili Skane] that he has been promoted to Captain of the Queen's bodyguard. ([WH,Ch10])
* Mellar admits [Halwin Norry] to see [Elayne|Elayne Trakand]. ([WH,Ch26])
* Unlike the other guards, Mellar does not seem to mind staying behind when [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] visits the [Borderlands] rulers. ([WH,Ch27])
* When eighty of Lord [Luan|Luan Norwelyn]'s armsmen led by [Jurad Accan] are attacked by Lord [Nasin|Nasin Caeren]'s troops, Doilin Mellar leads a sortie to rescue them and bring them into [Caemlyn]. When he brags of his escapade to [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] she chastises him for bringing armsmen into the city when Lord [Luan|Luan Norwelyn] has not yet sworn to her. ([CoT,Ch11])
* Daved Hanlon pays a call to Lady [Shiaine|Mili Skane]. On his way, an unknown assailant tries to kill him. He and [Falion|Falion Bhoda] exchange information. Lady [Shiaine|Mili Skane] instructs him to work harder at firing the grain warehouses and to see that some of the %%ot [sul'dam|Seanchan (People)]%% in the [Royal Palace] escape. ([CoT,Ch15])
* Doilin Mellar is with the three mercenaries requesting an audience with [Elayne|Elayne Trakand]. ([KoD,Ch14])
* Doilin Mellar is still in command of the Guardswomen under [Birgitte|Birgitte Trahelion]. ([KoD,Ch15])
* Mellar hopes to listen in on the mercenaries' audience with [Elayne|Elayne Trakand]. He is clearly annoyed when she sends him away. ([KoD,Ch16])
* Mellar visits the house on Full Moon Street four times in eleven days and [Samwil Hark] follows him. [Hark|Samwil Hark] reports to [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] and she order the Guardswomen to arrest Mellar. ([KoD,Ch31])
* Tired of his abusive treatment, the Guardswomen beat him severely when they arrest him. ([KoD,Ch35])
* Mellar only shouts invective when he is questioned. ([KoD,Ch35])
* [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] disguises herself as a [Forsaken] and confronts [Chesmal|Chesmal Emry] in the dungeons. [Chesmal|Chesmal Emry] speaks of an assassination plan and an invasion. [Jaq Lounalt] frees the others and breaks in with [Temaile|Temaile Kinderode] and [Eldrith|Eldrith Jhondar]. Doilin Mellar, Lady [Shiaine|Mili Skane], [Marillin Gemalphin] and [Falion Bhoda] are also freed. [Chesmal|Chesmal Emry], [Eldrith|Eldrith Jhondar], [Temaile|Temaile Kinderode] and [Jaq Lounalt] are killed. Mellar, [Shiaine|Mili Skane], [Marillin|Marillin Gemalphin] and [Falion] escape. ([ToM,Ch23], [ToM,Ch24])

! Other References (Possible Spoilers)

# In [A Crown of Swords]
## [ACoS,Ch35] - [Min|Min Farshaw] views a dark, bruised aura about him. He has killed and raped before and will again.
# In [The Path of Daggers]
## [TPoD,Ch27] - [Dobraine|Dobraine Taborwin] reports to [Rand|Rand alThor] that Hanlon has left [Toram Riatin]'s service and vanished.
## [TPoD,Ch28] - Hanlon witnessed (and probably took part in) the looting of [Cairhien|Cairhien (City)] during the [Aiel War].
# In [Winters Heart]
## [WH,Ch10] - Doilin Mellar claims that he is from [Baerlon] and that he fought for [Morgase|Morgase Trakand] during the Succession.
## [WH,Ch26] - Many in the [Royal Palace] think that Mellar is the father of [Elayne|Elayne Trakand]'s child. [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] encourages the rumor to protect the child.
# In [Crossroads of Twilight]
## [CoT,Ch11] - [Careane|Careane Fransi] and [Merilille|Merilille Ceandevin] dislike Doilin Mellar but [Sareitha|Sareitha Tomares] approves of him.
# In [Knife of Dreams]
## [KoD,Ch16] - [Hafeen Bakuvun] tells [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] that he knew Doilin Mellar as a mercenary years ago.
## [KoD,Ch16] - Five men who tried to follow Mellar are now dead so [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] is sure he is a villain. [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] and [Halwin Norry] set [Samwil Hark] to follow him.
## [KoD,Ch35] - [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] borrows [Jaq Lounalt] from [Sylvase|Sylvase Caeren] to try to extract information from Mellar.
# In [A Memory of Light]
## [AMoL,Ch8] - [Bashere] notes that some men think that it is Doilin Mellar's child and [Elayne] could easily dispel that rumor.
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