A young Cairhienin boy.

Possible Spoilers#

Robert Jordan confirmed that he was not reborn as Olver . Olver was born long before Gaidal Cain disappeared from Tel'aran'rhiod . Time runs differently in the dream world, but never backwards.

Physical Description#

He is gaunt and sullen-looking. He is ugly with a squashed nose, a mouth too wide for his face and ears too big that stick out besides. He looks six but claims to be nine. (LoC,Ch5) He is short and skinny with huge ears, nose and mouth. He looks ten. (ACoS,Ch28)

Points of View#

See Olver's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch5 - Olver is an orphan. He father was killed by the Shaido. His mother died of illness. He claims to be nine but looks younger.
    2. LoC,Ch22 - Olver has a game of Snakes and Foxes that his father made for him.
  2. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch14 - Mat is worried about Olver getting hurt. If that happens Mat will catch it from Mistress Anan, Elayne, Nynaeve, Birgitte and Aviendha. They are all very protective of Olver.
    2. ACoS,Ch21 - When Mat returns on Swovan Night Caira tells him that Olver is already in bed.
  3. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch1 - Aviendha is worried about Olver but thinks that Mat will surely find him.
    2. TPoD,Ch5 - Elayne truly regrets leaving Mat, Thom, Olver and Vanin in the hands of the Seanchan.
  4. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Ch17 - Mat tells his Redarms to leave Ebou Dar and take Olver and the others with them, but they refuse to go.
  5. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch13 - Elayne wonders how Thom, Mat and Olver are doing.
  6. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch11 - Elayne and Birgitte learn from Mat-s letter that Thom is safe but they wonder about Olver.
    2. ToM,Ch22 - Mat realizes Birgitte might be a good source of information on the Tower of Ghenjei as she told Olver about it in the first place.
    3. ToM,Ch47 - Mat tells Perrin that Olver will be furious that he cannot go to the Tower of Ghenjei.

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