Pronunciation: lee-AHN

The roofmistress of Cold Rocks Hold. A Taardad Aiel of the Nine Valleys sept. Wife of Rhuarc. Sister-wife to Amys. Sister-mother to Aviendha.

Physical Description#

She is slender and more than handsome. Her yellow has some white at the temples. She has fine lines at the corners of her gray eyes. (TSR,Ch49)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch12 - Aviendha tells Egwene, Elayne and Nynaeve that Amys is Rhuarc's husband. His other wife, Lian, is Aviendha's sister-mother (maternal aunt).
    2. TSR,Ch48 - Aviendha explains to Rand that Rhuarc is clan chief but Lian is roofmistress of Cold Rocks Hold.
    3. TSR,Ch50 - Rand and the others stay at Lian's roof in Cold Rocks Hold.

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