Author: Toral Delvar
Nieda Sidoro is the innkeeper of the Easing the Badger inn in Illian (TGH, Ch. 9). She is also one of Moiraine's agents (TDR, Ch. 44). She is a large round woman with her hair in a thick roll at the back of her neck (TDR, Ch. 42).
- Bayle Domon is in her inn when Darkfriends try to set him up to get their hands on his possessions, possibly for the seal he owns. (TGH, Ch. 9).
- Moiraine arrives in Illian and stays at her Inn (TDR, Ch. 42).
She is friendly with Bayle Domon (TGH, Ch. 9).
- She doesn't know what the name of the inn means (TGH, Ch. 9).
- She claims that she was a fine dancer when she was younger (TDR, Ch. 42).
- When the Gray Men are killed, she doesn't believe them to be Gray Men, or even Darkfriends, and has Bili dispose of them in the canal so as not to attract attention (TDR, Ch. 42).
- Moiraine tells her to flee the city when she learns that Sammael rules there (TDR, Ch. 44).
- She knows Moiraine as Misress Mari (TDR, Ch. 42).
"Almost enough to make me believe those travellers tales of frozen water falling from the sky (The Dragon Reborn, Chapter 42).