|Species||Human - Magician|
|Nationality||Kyralian or Elyne|
|Book Origin||The Black Magician Trilogy|
Alend of the family Genard is a novice from the summer intake of the Guild. His nationality isn't mentioned, but he is presumably Elyne. His best friend is Kano, and he tells him that he has lived one year in Vin.
|Spoilers from "The Novice"|
At the beginning of the classes, Alend showed compassion for Sonea, later he was convinced that Sonea was an enemy by Regin. Alend was easily convinced and he started harassing Sonea along with the others.