Title: Lord Nalesean of House Aldiaya

A Tairen noble and a leader of Mat's Band of the Red Hand. He commands half the cavalry.

Physical Description#

He is square-faced and blocky. (TFoH,Ch44) He is a blocky man. He wears his black beard oiled and trimmed to a point. (LoC,Ch5)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch45 - Nalesean and Talmanes do not like each other, but they both admire and respect Mat.
    2. TFoH,Ch51 - Mat's Band of the Red Hand is growing so fast that Daerid, Nalesean and Talmanes are having to turn away recruits.
  2. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch5 - House Aldiaya outranks House Selorna so Mat must place Nalesean over Edorion even though he thinks Edorion is the better leader.
    2. LoC,Ch40 - Nalesean has been to Ebou Dar and knows its dangers.
  3. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch14 - He and Juilin Sandar do not like each other. They are both Tairens, but he is a nobleman and Juilin is a commoner.
    2. ACoS,Ch17 - At The Wandering Woman Vanin, Harnan and Corevin report to Mat that Nalesean was there earlier but already left.
    3. ACoS,Ch21 - When Mat returns on Swovan Night Caira tells him she does not know where Nalesean, Harnan or Vanin is.
    4. ACoS,Ch39 - Lopin is disconsolate over Nalesean's death.
  4. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch8 - Lopin and Nerim still miss Nalesean and Talmanes.
    2. KoD,Ch25 - Mat and Talmanes commiserate over the death of Nalesean.
  5. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch8 - Mat has a score to settle for Tylin and Nalesean.
    2. ToM,Ch9 - The gholam taunts Mat about Tylin and Nalesean.
    3. ToM,Ch31 - As he fights the gholam, Mat shouts in the Old Tongue, "Honor of my blade for Tylin, honor of my blade for Nalesean."

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