Dalresin was born and raised in Cairhien, the son of a noble family. He had three brothers: Aldecain, Laman
and Moressin. Unlike his brothers he was a quiet man, and sought employment as a scholar. He and his first wife had three daughters, Anvaere, Innloine and Moiraine
. After the death of his first wife he married a fellow scholar, earning the scorn of his brothers. He died shortly after his youngest daughter, Moiraine, left Cairhien to train at the White Tower.
Dalresin was created by Robert Jordan
for his book series The Wheel of Time
, making his first appearance in the prequel, New Spring
. He made his first appearance in comics in Wheel of Time: New Spring
#4, written by Jordan and Chuck Dixon
and illustrated by Mike Miller
Major Story Arcs
His image is used when his daughter Moiraine is being tested to be raised full Aes Sedai
. One of the sisters testing her, probably Elaida a'Roihan
, creates a scenario in which Dalresin comes to her begging for her help in the hope that it will cause Moiraine to fail.
Powers and Abilities
Dalresin was very intelligent. Though he undoubtedly has experience in Daes Dae'mar, the system of political intrigue also known as the Game of Houses, he probably did not use this knowledge much.
LiteratureThe Wheel of Time
Dalresin was originally created for the Wheel of Time
series of books. He has thus far appeared in one book in the series.