A Sea Folk woman, Wavemistress of Clan Catelar.

Physical Description#

She is very dark and stunningly beautiful. She has flecks of gray in the tight black curls of her hair. She is a hand shorter than Renaile. She wears an air of command. (WH,Prologue) She is short, with a close cap of graying curls. She wears green brocades and a white mourning stole. (KoD,Ch22)

Chronology (Possible Spoilers)#

Other References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch26 - Zaida din Parede Blackwing is Wavemistress of Clan Catelar.
  2. In Winters Heart
    1. WH,Ch27 - Elayne keeps her meeting with the Borderlands rulers secret from the Sea Folk. She does not want Zaida interfering and messing up her plans.
  3. In Knife of Dreams
    1. KoD,Ch14 - Elayne warns Chanelle that if the Windfinders do not return to their duties of Traveling in stores, they will be breaking Zaida's Bargain.
    2. KoD,Ch22 - Before being elected Mistress of the Ships Zaida is third lowest of the Wavemistresses in seniority after Mareil and Harine.
    3. KoD,Ch32 - Birgitte has to threaten Chanelle with the loss of Zaida's Bargain before the Windfinders will help rescue Elayne.
    4. KoD,Ch33 - Birgitte tells Elayne how she threatened Chanelle over Zaida's Bargain.