Clan chief of the [Goshien] [Aiel]. His sept is the [Jhirad] and his society was [Knife Hands]. He is married to [Melaine] and [Dorindha|Dorindha (Roofmistress)]. He and [Dorindha|Dorindha (Roofmistress)] have three sons. 

! Physical Description

He is the tallest man [Rand|Rand alThor] has ever seen. He has dark red hair and is graying. He has a deep voice. ([TSR,Ch57]) He has a hard, lean face and sharp blue eyes. ([LoC,Ch10]) He is very tall and has dark red hair with some gray. ([ACoS,Ch7]) He has gray eyes. ([CoT,Prologue])

! Chronology (Possible Spoilers)

* [Jheran] and the [Shaarad] and Bael and the [Goshien] are already at [Alcair Dal]. ([TSR,Ch49])
* Bael, [Erim], [Jheran], [Han] and [Rhuarc] proclaim [Rand|Rand alThor] the %%ot [Car'a'carn|Rand]%% when he shows that [Couladin] lied about [Rhuidean]. ([TSR,Ch57])
* In [Rhuidean], [Rand|Rand alThor] meets with clan chiefs [Rhuarc], Bael, [Bruan], [Erim], [Han] and [Jheran]. They discuss the [bleakness|MeraDin] and bringing the other five clans to [Rand|Rand alThor]. ([TFoH,Ch2])
* Bael and [Melaine] are married. [Melaine] and [Dorindha|Dorindha (Roofmistress)] become first-sisters. ([TFoH,Ch21])
* As they enter [Cairhien|Cairhien (Country)], [Rand|Rand alThor] tells the clan chiefs that they may take their fifth, but no food. He will hang anyone who disobeys. ([TFoH,Ch23])
* [Melaine] is too busy with Bael and [Dorindha|Dorindha (Roofmistress)] to join [Amys] and [Bair] in a trip to %%ot [Tel'aran'rhiod|TelAranRhiod]%% with [Egwene|Egwene alVere]. ([TFoH,Ch24])
* Under [Rand|Rand alThor]'s %%ot [ta'veren|Wheel of Time]%% influence, Bael and [Jheran] mend the four hundred year old blood feud between [Goshien] and [Shaarad]. ([TFoH,Ch30])
* In a meeting between [Wise Ones|Aiel] and clan chiefs, [Melaine] intercedes with Bael on behalf of the [Maidens|Maidens of the Spear]. ([TFoH,Ch41])
* [Rand|Rand alThor] and the clan chiefs, [Rhuarc], Bael, [Bruan], [Dhearic], [Erim], [Han] and [Jheran], finalize their plan for attacking the [Shaido]. ([TFoH,Ch42])
* Before dawn, the clan chiefs again meet with [Rand|Rand alThor] for a final briefing. ([TFoH,Ch43])
* Bael and [Rhuarc] are still with [Rand|Rand alThor] in [Cairhien|Cairhien (City)]. ([TFoH,Ch51])
* Bael leads the [Aiel] who accompany [Rand|Rand alThor] to [Caemlyn]. ([TFoH,Ch54])
* Bael reports to [Rand|Rand alThor] that the [Trollocs] and [Fades|Fade] are running. ([TFoH,Ch55])
* Bael leads the [Aiel] force that is mopping up the remaining [Trollocs] in [Caemlyn]. ([TFoH,Ch56])
* Bael reports to [Rand|Rand alThor] that there are two [Aes Sedai] at [Culains Hound]. Bael, [Bashere|Davram Bashere] and their guards accompany [Rand|Rand alThor] to the inn to meet them. ([LoC,Ch10])
* [Melaine] accompanies [Rand|Rand alThor] from the [Sun Palace] to [Caemlyn] to "consult" with Bael. ([LoC,Ch19])
* After [Min|Min Farshaw] tells [Melaine] that she will have twin girls, she runs to give the good news to Bael. ([LoC,Ch41])
* Bael and [Melaine] attend the audience when the seven [Aes Sedai] pay an unexpected call on [Rand|Rand alThor]. ([LoC,Ch49])
* [Rand|Rand alThor] meets with Bael, [Bashere|Davram Bashere], [Deira|Deira Bashere], [Melaine] and [Dorindha|Dorindha (Roofmistress)]. Bael leads the [Aiel] in [Cairhien|Cairhien (City)]. Bael wants to attack the [White Tower] to make sure [Elaida|Elaida do Avriny aRoihan] does not try anything else. ([ACoS,Ch7])
* Bael accompanies [Davram Bashere] as they scout one of the camps besieging [Caemlyn]. He is annoyed that [Melaine] told him he must not interfere in the [Andoran|Andor] civil war. ([CoT,Prologue])
* [Rand|Rand alThor] orders Bael to take the [Goshien] to [Arad Doman] to help restore order. ([KoD,Ch15])
* [Rand|Rand alThor] sets a meeting with [Bashere|Davram Bashere], Bael and [Rhuarc] to discuss the plan for [Arad Doman]. ([TGS,Ch5])
* [Rand|Rand alThor] meets with the [Aes Sedai], [Wise Ones|Aiel], clan chiefs and [Bashere|Davram Bashere] to discuss the plan for [Arad Doman]. ([TGS,Ch7])
* When [Corana] returns from a meeting with the [Seanchan|Seanchan (People)] she brings news that they are showing off the collared [Shaido] [Wise Ones|Aiel]. [Amys] sends her to report to the clan chiefs. ([TGS,Ch15])
* After moving his headquarters to [Bandar Eban], [Rand|Rand alThor] meets with [Rhuarc] and Bael to discuss food distribution. ([TGS,Ch29])

! Other References (Possible Spoilers)

# In [The Shadow Rising]
## [TSR,Ch49] - [Rhuarc] passes on information from [Lian] that [Jheran] and the [Shaarad] and Bael and the [Goshien] are already at [Alcair Dal]. [Erim] and the [Chareen] will be there soon.
# In [The Fires of Heaven]
## [TFoH,Ch5] - [Melaine] wants to marry Bael.
## [TFoH,Ch22] - After the attack, [Amys] and [Bair] make a bet on whether [Melaine] will check on Bael or [Dorindha|Dorindha (Roofmistress)] first.
# In [Lord of Chaos]
## [LoC,Ch10] - Bael is from the [Jhirad] sept. Before becoming clan chief he was a member of the [Knife Hands] society.
## [LoC,Ch41] - Bael and [Dorindha|Dorindha (Roofmistress)] have three sons.
# In [A Crown of Swords]
## [ACoS,Ch18] - Bael has two wives like [Mandelain] and [Rhuarc].
## [ACoS,Ch33] - [Min|Min Farshaw] tells [Rand|Rand alThor] that if Bael, [Mandelain] and [Rhuarc] can have two wives then she can deal with [Aviendha] and [Elayne|Elayne Trakand].
# In [Crossroads of Twilight]
## [CoT,Ch14] - [Elayne|Elayne Trakand] hopes the [Borderlands] move south quickly. She has confidence that Bael and [Bashere|Davram Bashere] have enough control to keep their forces from interfering.

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