Pronunciation: gah-LAHD-eh-drid DAH-moh-drehd

aka: Galad
Pronunciation: gah-LAHD

The only son of Tigraine and Taringail. Half-brother to Elayne and Gawyn. His sign is a winged silver sword, point-down. He always does the right thing.

Physical Description#

He is almost too handsome for masculinity. He is tall and slender with dark hair and eyes. (TEotW,Ch40)

Galadedrid Damodred by Richard Boyé

Points of View#

See Galad's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch24 - Galad is the best swordsman Gawyn has ever seen.
    2. TGH,Ch38 - Min views that Galad will hurt someone to serve a greater good and not even notice.
    3. TGH,Ch42 - Min views something about Egwene that links her to Galad.
  2. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch10 - Egwene looks forward to seeing Galad again when she returns to the White Tower.
    2. TDR,Ch24 - On their trip to Tar Valon, Elayne tells Mat about Galad and Gawyn.
  3. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch11 - Egwene dreams of Galad wrapping himself in white as though putting on his own shroud.
    2. TSR,Ch34 - When Rand hears the true story of his parents he is stunned to learn that he has a half-brother.
  4. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Prologue - Elaida and her Council are concerned that news of Elayne's and Galad's absences may reach Morgase.
    2. TFoH,Ch17 - Elayne, Nynaeve, Thom and Juilin flee Sienda and join Valan Luca's circus to avoid Galad.
    3. TFoH,Ch25 - Moghedien creates dreams of Siuan, Leane, Galad, Gawyn and Marin al'Vere trying to trap Egwene in Tel'aran'rhiod.
    4. TFoH,Ch33 - Juilin reports to Nynaeve that Galad is now in Samara.
    5. TFoH,Ch40 - Elayne believes that Galad will help them only because he swore on her mother's name.
  5. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Prologue - Morgase worries about Elayne, Gawyn and Galad.
    2. LoC,Ch9 - Niall tells Morgase that Galad is now a Whitecloak.
    3. LoC,Ch16 - Lady Dyelin tells Rand the story of Tigraine disappearing leaving behind her husband, Taringail, and her infant son, Galad. Rand realizes this as the story of Shaiel, his true mother.
  6. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Prologue - Morgase asks Pedron Niall to bring Galad to Amador for a visit but Niall refuses saying his work is too important.
  7. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Prologue - Eamon Valda is angry that he no longer has use for Galad since Morgase escaped.
    2. CoT,Ch12 - Elayne still does not have news of Gawyn or Galad. She cannot like Galad but she still hopes he is safe. She wonders if he still fancies Nynaeve.
  8. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch26 - When Balwer learns that Galad killed Valda, he feels that he owes a debt of gratitude to Galad.
  9. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch31 - In an image of Perrin, Rand is surprised to see Galad with him dressed as a Whitecloak.
    2. TGS,Ch43 - Gawyn is even more attractive to Egwene than Galad. He is more real.
  10. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch18 - In the wolf dream, Perrin sees Galad's signet ring in the Lord Captain Commander-s tent but when he describes it Balwer does not recognize it.
    2. ToM,Ch28 - Faile notes the way Galad and Berelain look at each other and plans to make use of it.
    3. ToM,Ch33 - Gawyn and Elayne walk by the pond where Galad saved Gawyn as a child.