Pronunciation: GREHN-dahl

aka: Kamarile Maradim Nindar, Basene, Maisia

One of the Forsaken. Born as Kamarile Maradim Nindar.

Physical Description#

She is beautiful but somewhat fleshy with elaborately curled red-gold hair. (LoC,Prologue)

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Points of View#

See Graendal's chapter points of view.

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch58 - Graendal has a collection of handsome young men. First mention.
    2. The Shadow Rising,Glossary - Graendal is listed as one of the Forsaken.
  2. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Prologue - Graendal makes her conquests more or less directly, one solid step at a time.
    2. TFoH,Ch3 - Asmodean tells Rand that Graendal was in Arad Doman, at least for a while.
    3. TFoH,Ch6 - When Rand remembers more of Lanfear than she expected, Lanfear recalls Graendal's assertion that Rand is Lews Therin reincarnated.
    4. TFoH,Ch51 - When Rand decides to go after Rahvin, Moiraine warns him that Rahvin might be with Semirhage or Graendal or Lanfear.
    5. TFoH,Ch54 - Moghedien tells Nynaeve that Graendal, Lanfear, Rahvin and Sammael are plotting against Rand. They will draw him to Sammael and the others will be waiting. At least Rahvin and Graendal will. She thinks Lanfear has other plans.
  3. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch2 - Rand recites the crimes of the Forsaken for Taim.
  4. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Prologue - Alviarin recalls that she is one of the Forsaken who came to her in the White Tower.
    2. ACoS,Prologue - Mesaana warns Alviarin to serve only her, not Semirhage, Demandred or Graendal.
    3. ACoS,Ch25 - Moghedien thinks Moridin is almost pretty enough for Graendal except for a too strong chin.
  5. In Crossroads of Twilight
    1. CoT,Prologue - Graendal's actions are quite successful in spreading chaos in Arad Doman.
  6. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch27 - In describing Rand's mental illness, Semirhage says that Graendal was the expert and could describe it better.
  7. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch1 - Rand wonders if Graendal is still in Arad Doman as Asmodean told him.
    2. TGS,Ch5 - Merise questions Semirhage about Graendal but gets no information.
    3. TGS,Ch7 - Rand thinks Graendal may have Alsalam.
    4. TGS,Ch10 - Rand tells Ituralde that his loyalty to King Alsalam is now moot because he is in thrall to Graendal.
    5. TGS,Ch29 - Rand hopes to find Graendal in Arad Doman as Asmodean said. He will destroy her with balefire as he did Semirhage.
    6. TGS,Ch31 - Rand is furious that the messenger from Alsalam is dead, but Lews Therin points out the he would be under Graendal's Compulsion.
    7. TGS,Ch33 - Nynaeve carefully removes Compulsion from Kerb and he reveals that Graendal is at Natrin's Barrow before he dies.
    8. TGS,Ch42 - Lews Therin complains that they cannot continue the list because they do not know the names of the women who died when Rand balefired Graendal.
    9. TGS,Ch47 - Rand thinks he could destroy all the Seanchan with the Choedan Kal. He only needed a fraction of its power to balefire Graendal and all of Natrin's Barrow.
  8. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch15 - Elandria Borndat wrote that Mesaana was more of a direct leader than Graendal or Moghedien.
    2. ToM,Ch32 - Rand is relieved to learn that Graendal never had King Alsalam.