She is young with blue eyes.
She develops a friendship with Birgitte Silverbow and spends most of her time with her. She is very jealous of any other woman spending time with Birgitte. She dislikes Nynaeve and Elayne in particular for pretending to be Aes Sedai.
Areina and Nicola try to blackmail Egwene al'Vere with the knowledge that she pretended to be an Aes Sedai while she was still an Accepted and are both severely reprimanded for it. She also blackmails Myrelle Berengari and Nisao Dachen about concealing Lan Mandragoran and is again busted by Egwene. She is in awe of Lan and his swordsmanship.
She runs away with Nicola to the White Tower and takes a job in the stables.
When Egwene is captured, She and Nicola tell stories about her to the Tower novices, making her a hero in their eyes.
Min Farshaw sees that she, with Marigan and Nicola will cause trouble for Elayne and Nynaeve (she tries to blackmail the three-fulfilled)