Full name: Erith daughter of Iva daughter of Alar

An [Ogier] of [Stedding Tsofu]. [Loial]'s wife-to-be. Daughter of [Iva] and granddaughter of [Alar].

! Physical Description

She is shorter than [Loial], still head and shoulders taller than [Rand|Rand alThor], with shorter eyebrows and more delicate features. ([TGH,Ch35]) Her mouth is straight, her nose short and well-rounded, her eyes the exact color of a silverbell's ripe seedpod. In short, she is beautiful. Her ears, sticking up through the glossy black hair that hung down her back. . . . Curving and plump, tipped with fine tufts that looked as soft as dandelion down, they were the most gorgeous ears [Loial] has ever seen. ([KoD,Ch19])

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Erith by [Richard Boyé|mailto:waldo@webspan.net?subject=EWoT%20Art]

! Chronology (Possible Spoilers)

* Erith greets [Rand|Rand alThor], [Loial] and the others and takes them into [Stedding Tsofu]. She asks most of the armed [Shienarans|Shienar] to wait outside. ([TGH,Ch35])
* Erith gives [Loial] a flower. ([TGH,Ch36])
* Elder [Haman] and [Covril] leave [Stedding Shangtai] and the Great Stump to go in search of [Loial]. They travel to [Cairhien|Cairhien (City)] then to [Stedding Tsofu] where they pick up Erith then they all three head for [Caemlyn]. ([KoD,Ch19])
* Elder [Haman], [Covril] and Erith arrive at [Caemlyn] looking for [Loial]. [Rand|Rand alThor] tells them that [Loial] is in the [Two Rivers] and offers them the hospitality of the [Royal Palace]. ([LoC,Ch20])
* Elder [Haman], [Covril], Erith and a lot of [Maidens|Maidens of the Spear] accompany [Rand|Rand alThor] as he [Travels|Weaves] to [Shadar Logoth|Aridhol (City)] where [Haman] leads [Rand|Rand alThor] to the [Waygate|Ways]. Afterwards, [Rand|Rand alThor] drops the [Ogier] off at [Emond's Field|Emonds Field]. ([LoC,Ch21])
* Learning that [Loial] already left [Emond's Field|Emonds Field], Elder [Haman], [Covril] and Erith travel back to [Caemlyn] then back to [Cairhien|Cairhien (City)]. Discouraged, they decide to return to the Great Stump at [Stedding Shangtai]. They stop at Lord [Algarin|Algarin Pendaloan]'s manor on the way. ([KoD,Ch18], [KoD,Ch19])
* Elder [Haman] marries Erith and [Loial] on the spot. [Covril] wants to return immediately to [Stedding Shangtai] to argue for opening the [Book of Translation]. [Loial] is aghast and wants to argue against it. They see [Trollocs] coming and pick up axes and long knives. ([KoD,Ch19])
* [Rand|Rand alThor] [Travels|Weaves] to [Stedding Shangtai] to drop off [Loial], Erith and [Covril|covril]. ([KoD,Ch21])

! Other References (Possible Spoilers)

# In [The Great Hunt]
## [TGH,Ch35] - [Loial] thinks Erith is beautiful.
# In [Lord of Chaos]
## [LoC,Ch49] - [Loial] is nearly in shock when he hears that his mother, Elder [Haman|haman] and Erith came looking for him. He begins to have second thoughts, however, when he recalls how beautiful Erith is.
## [LoC,Ch54] - [Loial] tells [Perrin|Perrin Aybara] how beautiful Erith is.
# In [A Crown of Swords]
## [ACoS,Ch3] - Trying to comfort [Perrin|Perrin Aybara], worried about [Faile|Zarine Bashere], [Loial] tells him that he would worry about Erith, too.
## [ACoS,Ch4] - [Loial] tells [Perrin|Perrin Aybara] that he would like to marry Erith.
# In [Crossroads of Twilight]
## [CoT,Ch24] - [Loial] refuses to return to [Stedding Shangtai]. He is still terrified that his mother will marry him to Erith.
# In [Knife of Dreams]
## [KoD,Ch20] - [Rand|Rand alThor] congratulates [Loial] on learning he is already married to Erith.

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