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.
She is shorter than Loial, still head and shoulders taller than Rand, 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)
Erith by Richard Boyé
Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#
- Erith greets Rand, Loial and the others and takes them into Stedding Tsofu. She asks most of the armed Shienarans 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 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 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 accompany Rand as he Travels to Shadar Logoth where Haman leads Rand to the Waygate. Afterwards, Rand drops the Ogier off at Emond's Field. (LoC,Ch21)
- Learning that Loial already left Emond's Field, Elder Haman, Covril and Erith travel back to Caemlyn then back to Cairhien. Discouraged, they decide to return to the Great Stump at Stedding Shangtai. They stop at Lord Algarin'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 Travels to Stedding Shangtai to drop off Loial, Erith and 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 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 how beautiful Erith is.
- In A Crown of Swords
- ACoS,Ch3 - Trying to comfort Perrin, worried about Faile, Loial tells him that he would worry about Erith, too.
- ACoS,Ch4 - Loial tells Perrin 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 congratulates Loial on learning he is already married to Erith.
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