Bain is a Maiden of the Spear of the Black Rock sept of the Shaarad Aiel. Her bonded first-sister is Chiad.


Bain is tall, with fiery red hair and dark blue eyes. She is taller than Chiad. She has sun-darkened skin and short-cropped hair.



She meets Egwene al'Vere, Elayne Trakand, and Nynaeve al'Meara on their way to Tear. She leads them to Dailin who has been injured.[1] They reveal they are searching for "He Who Comes With the Dawn". She is one of the Aiel present when the Stone of Tear falls.

The Two Rivers

She leaves with Faile Bashere when she goes to the Two Rivers to meet the Whitecloaks.[2] She arrives with Faile and the Deven Ride men when the Trollocs were attacking Emond's Field.

She accompanies Faile when she goes with Perrin to meet Rand al'Thor in Caemlyn. She is Rand's guard when he is taken by the White Tower Aes Sedai.

Made gai'shain

She then moves out with Perrin and Faile when they Travel to Ghealdan to track down Masema Dagar. While out hunting, she is captured by the Shaido and made

Bain with Chiad and Gaul by Ariel Burgess, Official Wheel of Time Artist


She helps Arrela Shiego and Lacile Aldorwin escape the Shaido camp but refuses to escape herself. She and Chiad help Faile by making sure a captive Dairaine Saighan doesn't run to Sevanna to inform her of Faile's planned escape.

During the Battle of Malden, Gaul rescues Chiad but kills the man who had Bain as his gai'shain. They now both serve him. She recovers some clothing of Rolan, Kinhuin, and Jhoradin so that Faile can carry out a funeral service for the fallen men.

Bain offers Gaul some freshly sharpened spears the day of Perrin's trial. She Travels through with Perrin and the rest of his huge force to the Field of Merrilor to prepare for the Last Battle. Bain and Chiad watch Gaul leave through the gateway with Perrin, in their attempt to stop Slayer.


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