Eda Bell is the Shang Wildcat, currently in resident at the palace. She trains the pages in hand-to-hand combat with the help of Hakuin Seastone. She is a formidable warrior who teaches Keladry of Mindelan extra exercises to help her strengthen the muscles in her arms and thus to keep up with the boys.
Before she joined the Shang Eda Bell lived in the hillcountry south of Malven, where she was also born. The Wildcat was Liam Ironarm's teacher in kick-boxing and carried his final letter to Alanna.
In summer of 452 HE Eda Bell becomes one of the pages' trainers for combat lessons. She also accompanies the pages to their summer camps during Kel's time as a page. As the only other female the Wildcat stands in as Kel's "chaperone" and camps with her.
At the Midwinter banquets of 453 HE Eda Bell shared a table with Hakuin Seastone, the archpriestes of the Great Mother Goddess and Harailt of Aili. Starting with the third night of the festivities Kel waited on their table, even though she was only a second-year page and not senior enough to wait on them.
Notes and referencesEdit
- ↑ Page, Cp. 7 (p. 103; Random House paperback)
- ↑ Page, Cp. 5 (p. 87; Random House paperback)
- ↑ Randombuzzers: Chat with Tamora Pierce - Tortall - retrieved on March 11, 2011