|Book(s)||A Storm of Swords (appears)|
A Storm of Swords
Aethan is part of the great ranging beyond the Wall led by Lord Commander Jeor Mormont, where he is under the command of Thoren Smallwood. Aethan draws watch the night conspirators intend to kill Jeor, but the plot is prevented by the fight at the Fist. It is unknown if Aethan survived the battles north of the Wall.