- Tall man
- Sunken eyes, gaunt face
- Whitecloak officer
At the beginning of The Dragon Reborn, Byar is at the Fortress of The Light in Amador, having been sent by Geofram Bornhald to tell Pedron Niall of the events of Falme. He is then sent to rendezvous with Dain Bornhald and Eamon Valda near Tar Valon.
At the beginning of Knife of Dreams, Byar is riding in Amadicia with Galad, Dain Bornhald and Trom, to Eamon Valda's headquarters. After Galad challenges Valda to Trial Beneath The Light, Byar advises Galad about Valda's usual mode of combat.