- In early printings of the The Dragon Reborn, her sept was incorrectly given as Iron Mountain. However, Aviendha said that she and Dailin were from the same sept; Aviendha's is consistently given as Nine Valleys.
She had dark red hair and gray eyes.
Dailin, Aviendha, Bain, Chiad, and Jolien are some of the last algai'd'siswai sent over the Spine of the World in search of He Who Comes With the Dawn. Nynaeve al'Meara, Egwene al'Vere, and Elayne Trakand encountered Aviendha after leaving their grounded ship during their journey towards Cairhien. She brought them to Dailin, who was wounded, and the other Maidens, and Nynaeve Healed Dailin. The three women left the Aiel and headed towards Jurene.
Shortly after leaving the Maidens, Nynaeve, Egwene, and Elayne were attacked and knocked unconscious. When they awoke, they were being held captive by Darkfriend bandits and three Myrddraal. A group of Aiel arrived, including the five Maidens, and killed the Darkfriends. Nynaeve, Egwene, and Elayne killed the Myrddraal using the One Power.
When the fight was over, Dailin was among the dead. Nynaeve was angered and saddened over "the waste," saying she didn't Heal the girl just so she could die.