He is swarthy. (TGH,Ch47) He is dark and strongly muscled. His face is wide and flat. His heavy nose is too big and his mouth is a too broad gash. He is shorter than Birgitte. He has a harsh voice. (TSR,Ch54)
Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#
- Mat blows the Horn of Valere and calls forth the Heroes of the Horn including Gaidal Cain. (TGH,Ch47)
- Gaidal Cain appears behind Perrin in the wolf dream and tells Birgitte it is time to leave. (TSR,Ch28)
- Gaidal Cain appears beside Birgitte while she is talking to Nynaeve in the Panarch's Palace. He tells Birgitte she is breaking the precepts by helping. (TSR,Ch52)
- Gaidal disappears from Tel'aran'rhiod. He has been reborn. (TFoH,Ch14)
Other References (Possible Spoilers)#
- In The Eye of the World
- In The Great Hunt
- In The Shadow Rising
- In The Fires of Heaven
- In A Crown of Swords
- ACoS,Ch21 - When Birgitte learns how Mat rescued Elayne and Nynaeve from the Stone of Tear she says she would not have done that for anyone short of Gaidal.
- WH,Ch12 - Min has a viewing of Birgitte - Auras danced around her and images flickered, more than Min had ever seen around anyone, thousands it seemed, cascading over one another. Those multitude of images and auras flashed by too quickly for her to make out any clearly, but she was certain they indicated more adventures than a woman could have in one lifetime. Strangely, some were connected to an ugly man who was older that she, and others to an ugly man who was much younger, yet somehow Min knew they were the same man.
- In Knife of Dreams
- KoD,Ch17 - Birgitte is depressed because she fears losing her memories of Gaidal Cain.
- KoD,Ch23 - Romanda reads about Birgitte and Gaidal Cain in The Flame, the Blade and the Heart.
- KoD,Ch32 - Birgitte is thinking of Gaidal when she feels Elayne spasm.
- KoD,Ch35 - Birgitte had been drinking too much because of the loss of Gaidal but now she has stopped.
- In Towers of Midnight
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