Pronunciation: deh-MAN-drehd 
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aka: [Bao], Barid Bel Medar

One of the [Forsaken]. His real name was Barid Bel Medar.

! Physical Description

He is hawk-nosed and handsome. He never smiles. ([LoC,Prologue]) He is hook-nosed. ([KoD,Ch3])

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Demandred - by [Dabel Brothers Production|]

! Points of View

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

! Chronology (Possible Spoilers)

* Barid Bel Medar is born one day after [Lews Therin|Lews Therin Telamon]. When [Lews Therin|Lews Therin Telamon] is appointed leader, he turns to the [Shadow|Creator] because he despises the man he considers his inferior. ([LoC,Prologue])
* During the [Shadow War], Demandred captures two cities and feeds their entire population to the [Trollocs] because he felt they slighted him. ([LoC,Ch2])
* Demandred attacks [Lews Therin|Lews Therin Telamon] and a clerk, [Tellindal Tirraso], is killed in the fight. ([ToM,Ch51])
* [Be'lal|BeLal] and Demandred lead massive attacks in the areas where the [giant statue|Choedan Kal] %%ot [sa'angreal|Angreal]%% were built. ([SaSG|The Strike at Shayol Ghul])
* The thirteen [Forsaken] meet with the [Great Lord|ShaiTan] in the [Pit of Doom|Shayol Ghul]. [Lews Therin|Lews Therin Telamon] and his companions seal the [Bore|Creator], trapping the [Forsaken] for over three thousand years.
* Demandred, [Graendal], [Lanfear], [Rahvin], [Sammael] and [Semirhage] all stalk each other in %%ot [Tel'aran'rhiod|TelAranRhiod]%%. ([TFoH,Ch14])
* Demandred arrives at [Shayol Ghul] where he meets [Shaidar Haran]. In the [Pit of Doom|Shayol Ghul], he tells the [Great Lord|ShaiTan] that [Rahvin] is dead and that [Lanfear], [Asmodean] and [Moghedien|moghedien] are missing. The [Great Lord|ShaiTan] confirms that [Rahvin] and [Asmodean] are dead. He asks if Demandred will use [balefire|Weaves] and tempts him with the title [Nae'blis|Forsaken]. He then gives a list of orders. ([LoC,Prologue])
* Seventeen days later, Demandred meets with [Mesaana], [Semirhage] and [Graendal] and passes on the orders of the [Great Lord|ShaiTan] to "Let the Lord of Chaos rule." ([LoC,Prologue])
* Demandred has another meeting with [Mesaana|mesaana] and [Graendal], but [Semirhage] does not show. [Mesaana|mesaana] vents on [Semirhage] in front of [Graendal] and lets slip that she is in the [White Tower]. ([LoC,Ch6])
* In %%ot [Tel'aran'rhiod|TelAranRhiod]%%, Demandred is in the [Royal Palace] in [Caemlyn]. He sees [Elayne|Elayne Trakand], figures out who she must be, and notes that she is angry with what [Rand|Rand alThor] has done. ([LoC,Ch7])
* In the [Pit of Doom|Shayol Ghul], Demandred says, "Have I not done well, [Great Lord|ShaiTan]?" and the [Great Lord|ShaiTan] laughs. ([LoC,Epilogue])
* [Moridin|moridin] brings [Cyndane] to a meeting with Demandred, [Graendal], [Osan'gar|OsanGar] and [Aran'gar|AranGar]. He has [Cyndane] report on [Rand|Rand alThor]'s plans to cleanse %%ot [saidin|Said]%% then orders the others to follow [Rand|Rand alThor] and take him or kill him. ([WH,Ch13])
* [Taim|Mazrim Taim] orders [Kisman|Raefar Kisman] to kill [Rand|Rand alThor]. Then Demandred orders [Kisman|Raefar Kisman] to kill [Rand|Rand alThor]. Finally, [Moridin|moridin] orders [Kisman|Raefar Kisman] to kill [Rand|Rand alThor] if he must, but first priority is to retrieve [Rand|Rand alThor]'s possessions. ([WH,Ch22])
* [Aran'gar|AranGar], [Cyndane], Demandred, [Graendal], [Moghedien|moghedien], [Osan'gar|OsanGar] and [Semirhage] respond to the call of the [Choedan Kal] and [Travel|Weaves] to [Shadar Logoth|Aridhol (City)] to stop [Rand|Rand alThor]. Demandred is forced to run when he is confronted by [Damer|Damer Flinn], [Sarene|Sarene Nemdahl] and [Corele|Corele Hovian]. ([WH,Ch35])
* [Moridin|moridin] calls a meeting in %%ot [Tel'aran'rhiod|TelAranRhiod]%% and [Aran'gar|AranGar], [Cyndane], Demandred, [Graendal], [Mesaana|mesaana], [Moghedien|moghedien] and [Semirhage] attend. He orders them to kill [Mat|Matrim Cauthon] and [Perrin|Perrin Aybara] but [Rand|Rand alThor] is his. ([KoD,Ch3])
* Demandred and [Mesaana|mesaana] plead with [Moridin|moridin] to help free [Semirhage] but he angrily refuses because she injured [Rand|Rand alThor]. Demandred reports that his rule is secure. ([TGS,Prologue])
* Demandred attends a meeting with [Moridin] and the other [Chosen|Forsaken] where he meets [Hessalam] and [M'Hael]. [Moridin] assigns [Moghedien] to assist him by covering one of the opposition armies. ([AMoL,Prologue])

! Other References (Possible Spoilers)

# In [The Eye of the World]
## [TEotW,Ch42] - [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] says the [Forsaken] do not have a tenth the power of the [Dark One|ShaiTan] naming several of them - [Aginor], [Lanfear], [Balthamel], Demandred and [Ishamael].
# In [The Shadow Rising]
## [TSR,Ch57] - [Lanfear] tells [Rand|Rand alThor] that [Asmodean] is his only option as a teacher. Demandred, [Rahvin] or [Sammael] would kill him.
## [TSR,Ch58] - [Lanfear] warns [Rand|Rand alThor] to use [Asmodean] wisely. Demandred with his hatred, [Rahvin] with his lust for power or [Sammael] with his envy will come after him if they learn he has the [control statue|Control Statue].
# In [The Fires of Heaven]
## [TFoH,Prologue] - [Sammael] is angry that Demandred is lording over the rest of them now that [Ishamael] is dead.
## [TFoH,Prologue] - [Lanfear] says that she suspects that either [Moghedien] or Demandred is trying to control [Rand|Rand alThor].
## [TFoH,Ch3] - Demandred went over to the [Great Lord|ShaiTan] because of his envy of [Lews Therin|Lews Therin Telamon].
## [TFoH,Ch6] - [Rand|Rand alThor] questions [Lanfear]'s assertion that [Rahvin] sent the [Darkhound]. Why not Demandred or [Sammael] or [Semirhage] or [Moghedien]?
## [TFoH,Ch32] - [Asmodean] is astounded when [Rand|Rand alThor] blocks [Aviendha]'s gateway open. Only Demandred, [Semirhage] and [Lews Therin|Lews Therin Telamon] had that ability.
# In [Lord of Chaos]
## [LoC,Prologue] - Demandred's real name was Barid Bel Medar.
## [LoC,Ch2] - [Rand|Rand alThor] recites the crimes of the [Forsaken] for [Taim|Mazrim Taim].
## [LoC,Ch6] - [Sammael] thinks events to the south (of [Arad Doman]) have Demandred's mark on them.
## [LoC,Ch6] - [Graendal] does not know where Demandred and [Semirhage] are.
## [LoC,Ch23] - [Sammael] asks [Graendal] where Demandred, [Mesaana] and [Semirhage] are. [Graendal] says [Mesaana] is in the [White Tower], but she does not know where the other two are. [Sammael] tells her to find out.
## [LoC,Ch42] - When [Rand|Rand alThor] threatens [Taim|Mazrim Taim] about staying away from the [Aes Sedai], [Taim|Mazrim Taim] asks if he will be held responsible if, say, [Sammael] or Demandred decides to kill an [Aes Sedai].
## [LoC,Ch50] - [Lews Therin|Lews Therin Telamon] mutters about killing [Sammael] and Demandred.
## [LoC,Ch51] - [Lews Therin|Lews Therin Telamon] mutters that he will kill Demandred first, then [Sammael]. Demandred wanted [Ilyena|Ilyena Therin Moerelle].
# In [A Crown of Swords]
## [ACoS,Prologue] - [Mesaana] warns [Alviarin|Alviarin Freidhen] to serve only her, not [Semirhage], Demandred or [Graendal].
## [ACoS,Ch7] - In [Rand|Rand alThor]'s head [Lews Therin|Lews Therin Telamon] rants about killing [Sammael] and Demandred whenever he sees the [Asha'man].
## [ACoS,Ch8] - [Egwene|Egwene alVere] thinks [Sammael], [Asmodean] or Demandred freed [Moghedien] from the %%ot [a'dam|aDam]%%.
## [ACoS,Ch20] - [Sammael] tells [Graendal] he did not kidnap [Rand|Rand alThor]. [Mesaana] had a hand in it, maybe Demandred and [Semirhage] as well despite how it ended.
# In [The Path of Daggers]
## [TPoD,Ch12] - [Graendal] does not believe [Cyndane] and [Moghedien] when they tell her [Moridin] is [Nae'blis|Forsaken]. She tells them to try peddling their story to Demandred or [Semirhage].
## [TPoD,Ch29] - When [Rand|Rand alThor] feels %%ot [saidin|Said]%% and his quarters are destroyed, he wonders if it might be Demandred or perhaps [Asmodean] returned.
# In [Winters Heart]
## [WH,Ch13] - Demandred, [Mesaana] and [Semirhage] have an agreement that they will not turn on each other until all the others have been eliminated.
# In [The Gathering Storm]
## [TGS,Prologue] - [Graendal] wonders where Demandred's rule is. If he were with the [Borderlands] her spies would have told her.
# In [Towers of Midnight]
## [ToM,Ch15] - [Lannis] wrote that [Mesaana] was second only to Demandred in anger.

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