Pronunciation: LAN-feer

aka: Mierin Eronaile, Selene, Silvie, Keille Shaogi
Pronunciation: seh-LEEN, KEYEL-lee shah-OH-ghe

The wolf name for Lanfear is Moonhunter.

One of the Forsaken. Her real name was Mierin Eronaile. The translation of the Old Tongue name Lanfear is "Daughter of the Night."

Physical Description#

She is incredibly beautiful and graceful. She has pale, smooth skin, long, black hair and eyes dark as night. She dresses in white with silver jewelry. (TGH,Ch48) She is tall and slender with dark eyes and shoulder-length black hair. (TFoH,Prologue)

Possible Spoilers#

As Sylvie, she is an ugly old crone with a sharp chin, sharp nose and lots of hairy warts. (TDR,Ch27)

As Keille Shaogi, she is short and immensely fat with black eyes and coarse black hair, but she still has her husky, melodious voice. (TSR,Ch36)

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Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Eye of the World
    1. TEotW,Ch42 - Moiraine says the Forsaken do not have a tenth the power of the Dark One naming several of them - Aginor, Lanfear, Balthamel, Demandred and Ishamael.
  2. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch7 - The translation of the Old Tongue name Lanfear is "Daughter of the Night." Moiraine thinks her real name is unknown, but she was the most powerful Forsaken after Ishamael. She was Lews Therin's lover before he met Ilyena.
    2. TGH,Ch12 - Egwene dreams of Lanfear standing over Rand.
    3. TGH,Ch22 - Moiraine asks Vandene about Lanfear. She replies that she only knows that she was linked to Lews Therin.
    4. TGH,Ch25 - As they enter Cairhien, Rand asks the gate guard about Selene further increasing his suspicion.
    5. TGH,Ch30 - Rand and Loial go back to the gate to ask about Ingtar and Selene.
    6. TGH,Ch31 - Rand burns Selene's letters.
    7. TGH,Ch37 - Verin really wants to talk to Selene to find out what she knows, especially about the book Mirrors of the Wheel.
  3. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch26 - Egwene tells Elayne and Nynaeve about the mysterious woman (Lanfear) she met in the hall.
    2. TDR,Ch28 - Mat is thrilled that he can escape both the Aes Sedai and Selene.
    3. TDR,Ch36 - Lanfear claims Tel'aran'rhiod as her domain.
    4. TDR,Ch43 - Perrin dreams of Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve walking into a cage and closing the door behind them. Liandrin laughs at them and Lanfear laughs at her.
    5. TDR,Ch43 - Perrin asks Hopper why he showed him Ba'alzamon and Lanfear. Hopper calls them Heartfang and Moonhunter.
    6. TDR,Ch50 - Moiraine mentions that Lanfear and Ishamael are the strongest Forsaken.
  4. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch21 - Moiraine worries that Lanfear might have influenced Rand.
    2. TSR,Ch22 - Rand uses what Verin and Lanfear told him about Portal Stone to figure out how to use the Portal Stone in Tear.
    3. TSR,Ch52 - Birgitte tells Nynaeve that Lanfear always considered Tel'aran'rhiod as her domain. In reality, Moghedien can do more in Tel'aran'rhiod than Lanfear.
  5. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Prologue - Lanfear prefers attacks from the flank or the rear rather than a frontal assault.
    2. TFoH,Ch3 - Asmodean says any of the Forsaken except Lanfear would now kill him on sight. He thinks that Rand and Lanfear worked together to set him up.
    3. TFoH,Ch14 - Birgitte tells Nynaeve that the Forsaken are stalking each other in Tel'aran'rhiod.
    4. TFoH,Ch15 - Moiraine tells Egwene that with luck they will not have to worry about Lanfear.
    5. TFoH,Ch51 - When Rand decides to go after Rahvin, Moiraine warns him that Rahvin might be with Semirhage or Graendal or Lanfear.
    6. TFoH,Ch54 - Moghedien tells Nynaeve that Graendal, Lanfear, Rahvin and Sammael are plotting against Rand. They will draw him to Sammael and the others will be waiting. At least Rahvin and Graendal will. She thinks Lanfear has other plans.
    7. TFoH,Ch56 - Asmodean is glad that Lanfear and Rahvin are dead, Lanfear especially for what she did to him.
  6. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Prologue - Demandred tells the Great Lord that Asmodean and Lanfear vanished.
    2. LoC,Prologue - Elayne, Nynaeve, Siuan and Leane have learned that Moiraine and Lanfear are dead.
    3. LoC,Prologue - Semirhage wears black because Lanfear wears white.
    4. LoC,Prologue - Osan'gar thinks that Aran'gar's recklessness makes Lanfear seem cautious.
    5. LoC,Ch6 - Sammael asks Graendal where Asmodean and Lanfear are. Graendal says she thinks Rand killed them. Sammael thinks Lanfear sent the opposing force of Trollocs to the Stone of Tear.
    6. LoC,Ch15 - Lanfear hurt Egwene so badly she could hardly do anything for ten days.
    7. LoC,Ch19 - Aviendha still feels that she has toh toward Rand for saving her from Lanfear.
    8. LoC,Ch23 - Sammael again asks Graendal where Asmodean and Lanfear are. Graendal says they are dead. Sammael tells her to show him the bodies.
  7. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Prologue - Alviarin recalls that Lanfear is one of the Forsaken who came to her in the White Tower.
    2. ACoS,Ch8 - Egwene believes that Lanfear and Moiraine killed each other.
    3. ACoS,Ch10 - Egwene says that Moghedien knows at least as much about Tel'aran'rhiod as Lanfear did.
    4. ACoS,Ch33 - Rand recalls that Lanfear told him he could challenge the Creator himself with the giant statue sa'angreal.
  8. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch3 - Graendal insists that Cyndane is weaker than Lanfear but Aran'gar is still certain that they are the same person.
    2. KoD,Ch10 - In her letter to Thom, Moiraine says that she will soon go to the docks and confront Lanfear as proof that she knows the future.
    3. KoD,Ch18 - Rand believes that Ishamael and Lanfear were able to track ta'veren by their influence on the Pattern.
    4. KoD,Ch27 - Semirhage tells the crowd around Rand that he told Lanfear things that only Lews Therin could have known.
  9. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch27 - Mat wonders if they will run into Lanfear at the Tower of Ghenjei.
    2. TGS,Ch29 - Thinking about Moiraine, Rand wonders if Lanfear has been brought back like Ishamael.
  10. In A Memory of Light
    1. AMoL,Ch1 - Rand's dream of Lanfear awakens him.
    2. AMoL,Ch4 - Moridin tells Rand that Lanfear is now Cyndane.