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”Your Majesty, I fear that our conversation this day has run in circles, and that nothing is being accomplished.
Appearance and Personality
At some point in her youth, Jayla wed Highprince Ruthar; by 1145 she had given birth to their eldest son Relis and later had at least one more child, a son named Ivanar. She is the aunt of Elit Ruthar.
During the War of Reckoning, she lived on the Shattered Plains, presumably in the Ruthar warcamp. In late 1173, she attended a meeting in the Pinnacle with other members of the Alethi nobility to discuss the threat of the Assassin in White.
Jayla's fate during the True Desolation is unclear. Highprince Ruthar moved to Urithiru after the Battle of Narak; he was later stripped of his title and exiled to Azimir, and Relis became the new highprince. Jayla is not mentioned in connection with these events.