Pronunciation: RHOURK

Clan chief of the Taardad Aiel. He is of the Nine Valleys sept. He was a Red Shield before becoming clan chief. He is married to Amys and Lian and has daughters. His son is Ronam.

Physical Description#

He is tall and handsome with a strong, square face and a good smile. His dark red hair is graying. (TDR,Ch39) He has broad shoulders and blue eyes. (TFoH,Ch2)

Lian, Rhuarc and Amys
by Richard Boyé

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In The Dragon Reborn
    1. TDR,Ch39 - Rhuarc is clan chief of the Taardad Aiel.
    2. TDR,Ch54 - Rhuarc is of the Nine Valleys sept of the Taardad Aiel. He was a Red Shield before he became clan chief.
  2. In The Shadow Rising
    1. TSR,Ch3 - Rhuarc has daughters older than Berelain.
    2. TSR,Ch12 - Elayne thinks Rhuarc reminders her of Gareth Bryne.
    3. TSR,Ch28 - Gaul recalls that Rhuarc was nervous about searching for He Who Comes With the Dawn.
    4. TSR,Ch50 - Rhuarc was a Red Shield before becoming clan chief.
  3. In The Fires of Heaven
    1. TFoH,Ch5 - Egwene enters Rhuarc's dream and is embarrassed to find that he thinks of her as a little girl, like his youngest daughters.
  4. In Lord of Chaos
    1. 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.
    2. LoC,Ch37 - Egwene remembers Rhuarc telling her that when battle begins, the battle leader no longer has control of events.
  5. In A Crown of Swords
    1. ACoS,Ch7 - Rand thinks about Rhuarc having scouts out looking for Sevanna.
    2. ACoS,Ch18 - Rhuarc has two wives like Bael and Mandelain.
    3. ACoS,Ch33 - Min tells Rand that if Bael, Mandelain and Rhuarc can have two wives then she can deal with Aviendha and Elayne.
  6. In The Path of Daggers
    1. TPoD,Ch27 - After some Maidens beat up Rand, Min thinks Rhuarc will deal with them somehow, but Rand says no, they earned the right.
  7. In The Gathering Storm
    1. TGS,Ch1 - Rand can sense Aviendha coming closer. She has been scouting with Rhuarc.
    2. TGS,Ch11 - The Wise Ones are concerned about Rand alienating the clan chiefs. Rhuarc is wise and patient but some of the others are not.
  8. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch49 - Ronam becomes clan chief of the Taardad after Rhuarc.