She is dark-haired, big-eyed, pretty, and plump. Her dark hair is in braids.
When Rand and Mat are traveling to Caemlyn, they stop at her family's farm. She flirts with Rand while he stays there.
Else ran away from home to go to the White Tower to train as a novice after meeting Rand and Mat, but was sent home when she shirked her works and studies. She would spend almost all her time at the Warder practice yards. She ddn't want to work at learning; but her potential was very low, so the White Tower was willing to let her go in under a year.
Lanfear used Else as a disguise twice while in the White Tower—once, after Else had been sent away.