EWoT: Swallow

Biographical information
Current Status Dead
Animal type Horse
Physical description
Gender Mare
Color Glossy black
Chronological and ownership information
First appeared TSR 18
Last appeared TPOD 30
Owner Faile Bashere
For the ter'angreal owned by Cadsuane Melaidhrin, see Golden swallow.

Swallow was the horse owned by Faile Bashere.


Swallow was a glossy black mare of Tairen stock.


Soon after arriving at the Stone of Tear, Faile purchased Swallow.[1] Swallow carried Faile from Tear, through the Ways and into the Two Rivers.[1][2] Both Tamlin al'Thor and Abell Cauthon admired Stepper and Swallow before they walked with Perrin in Emond's Field.[3] Swallow later journeyed with Faile from Emond's Field up to Watch Hill to rescue prisoners of the Whitecloaks.[4] Faile later left the Two Rivers on Swallow to go to Caemlyn with Perrin and a group of Two Rivers men.[5] When Rand al'Thor had Perrin and Faile Travel to Cairhien, the Two Rivers men followed them to the city with Swallow and Stepper.[6] When Perrin's group Traveled to Ghealdan, Faile brought Swallow.[7] Swallow and Stepper carried Faile and Perrin while they scouted Bethal.[7] Swallow was later killed when Faile was taken gai'shain by the Shaido Aiel.[8]


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Shadow Rising, Chapter 18
  2. The Shadow Rising, Chapter 27
  3. The Shadow Rising, Chapter 31
  4. The Shadow Rising, Chapter 32
  5. Lord of Chaos, Chapter 45
  6. A Crown of Swords, Chapter 4
  7. 7.0 7.1 The Path of Daggers, Chapter 7
  8. The Path of Daggers, Chapter 30