Pronunciation: meh-LAYN

A Wise One of the Jhirad sept of the Goshien Aiel. A dreamwalker. Married to Bael, sister-wife to Dorindha.

Physical Description#

She is handsome with red-gold hair and appears to be in her early thirties. (TSR,Ch23) She is sun haired with green eyes. (ACoS,Ch10)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch23 - Melaine introduces herself as Jhirad sept of the Goshien Aiel.
  2. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch22 - After the attack, Amys and Bair make a bet on whether Melaine will check on Bael or Dorindha (Roofmistress) first.
    2. TFoH,Ch23 - Egwene tells Aviendha that she will intercede for her with Amys, Bair and Melaine.
  3. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch14 - Egwene can now recognize the dreams of Amys, Bair and Melaine.
    2. LoC,Ch19 - "Melaine and Bair dreamed of you Rand on a boat with three women whose faces they could not see, and a scale tilting first one way then the other. Melaine and Amys dreamed of a man standing by your side with a dagger to your throat, but you did not see him. Amys, Bair and Melaine all three had this dream, which makes it especially significant. Rain, coming from a bowl. There are snares and pitfalls around the bowl. If the right hands pick it up, they will find a treasure perhaps as great as the bowl. If the wrong hands, the world is doomed. The key to finding the bowl is to find the one who is no longer."
    3. LoC,Ch33 - After the Wise Ones finish whipping her for lying, Egwene ruefully realizes that she still has unfulfilled toh to Aviendha, Melaine and Rhuarc.
    4. LoC,Ch50 - Min is overwhelmed by Wise Ones when she arrives in Cairhien because Melaine spread the word about her ability.
    5. LoC,Ch52 - Melaine is delighted over her pregnancy.
  4. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch10 - Melaine is a stronger channeler than the average Aes Sedai.
  5. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Prologue - Melaine does not attend Elayne's and Aviendha's first-sister ceremony. The Wise Ones tell Elayne that the channeling might harm her babies.