Nildra was in charge of washing pots in Salidar. Marigan was one of the women working for her. When Egwene al'Vere comes to Salidar, she asks Nildra if she might show her where Sheriam Bayanar was. Nildra complains that when someone comes to the village, they always ask her for everything. After Egwene is raised to the Amyrlin Seat in Salidar and opens the novice book, Nildra asks about being tested.