It couldn’t have been easy for Brier to turn her back on all her former colleagues by changing houses, […] She had thought so before. It just hadn’t occurred to her that there might have been someone special.
– Jame's narration, The Sea of Time, "Chapter VI: Challenges", I
↑The Sea of Time, "Chapter XII: A Season of Discontent", V — "Her former friend was the ten-commander of her troop while Brier was only five-commander under Jame,"
↑The Sea of Time, "Chapter VI: Challenges", I — "At the south gate to the Knorth compound, she encountered Brier talking to a tall young woman with the dark tan of a native born Kothifiran Kendar and cropped hair the color of wild honey."