Lady Tigraine of House Mantear is a background character in the "Wheel of Time" fantasy book by
Her brother was Luc and her mother was Queen
Modrellein Mantear. Her personal sigil was a woman's hand gripping a thorny rose stem with a white blossom.
She was the Daughter-Heir of
Andorand married Taringail Damodred, whom she never loved, to help relations between Andorand Cairhienand they had a son, Galad. She was told by the Aes Sedai Gitara Morosoto become a Maiden of the Spearor the world would suffer. She traveled into the Waste in 972 NE, causing the Succession War. Within a year she had become a Maiden, taking on the name of Shaiel meaning "woman who is dedicated".
She was adopted into the
Chumai Septof the Taardad Aieland fell in love with the clan chief, Janduin. She traveled with the Taardad over the Dragonwallto execute King Laman, the Oathbreaker. In the third year of the Aiel War, she became pregnant to Janduin. She should have been sent home, but was not, and had her child on the third day of The Battle of the Shining Walls, the last day of Nesan, 978 NE and died moments later. Her child, Rand al'Thor, was the prophesied Dragon Reborn, the central character of The Wheel of Time.
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