He is a lumpy, plain faced youth, who enjoys his wine and could quite easily pass as a farmer. He has a big nose and ears, lanky hair and has a beard.
While out looking to find help for Cairhien when the Shaido attack, he finds Rand al'Thor with the rest of the Aiel. He is in the group of Tairen soldiers that is warned by Mat that the Aiel are setting an ambush ahead.
Joining the Band
He later joins the Band of the Red Hand and travels to Murandy where King Roedran employs the Band to stay on the border. After the employment is completed, Talmanes Delovinde and a number of the Band's banners set off to find Mat in Altara. Estean is left in charge of the Band that remains behind.