Author: Atarah al'Norahn
She is plump (LoC, Ch. 10).
Hilde has the ability to channel. She is one of the girls that Alanna and Verin bring out of the Two Rivers to take to the White Tower. Rand sees her and the others at Culain's Hound in Caemlyn, where he terrifies them with the news that he is the Dragon Reborn. Alanna and Verin make them go to their rooms, and have tea with honey and brandy sent to them to help calm them down (LoC, Ch. 10; Ch. 11).