Tal, as the Captain of the Host of Heaven, is one of the best warriors in the series. He is decribed as being blonde with golden eyes
"There, look at that now! I knew you could do it. The Lord’s gotten you this far, He’ll take care of you the rest of the way."
- -Tal disguised as an old woman helping Edith Duster
"Looks like Tal succeeded."
"With such a heavy cover of the enemy, he mostly certainly had to show himself."
"Oh, I’m sure our captain was very discreet."