A similar entry appears in the Wheel of Time Companion confirming the information available in the main story arc.
Author: Estyrien al'Halien
Valera was short and plump. She always smiles. (NS, Ch. 7)
979 NE: Valera is killed by the Black Ajah (NS, Ch. 18).
- Valera had a reputation of being for strict adherence to the law, this was what linked her to the other searchers (NS, Ch. 7).
- Valera had worn the shawl for well over a hundred years in 978 NE (NS, Ch. 7).
"Meilyn finally departed the Tower, and then Kerene, followed in turn by Aisha, Ludice and Valera, but Moiraine's relief that the search was under way at last was tempered by frustration at being kept out of it." (Moiraine about the search for the boychild; New Spring, Chapter 14)