The Northern League of Headhunters is the headhunter guild based out of Etarra. Their standard is a black kite.
Role in the Story
|Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from multiple books in the series.
Curse of the Mistwraith
Third Age 5638: After the failed coronation at Etarra, the Northern League, under the leadership of Captain Mayor Pesquil, accompanies the Etarran guard at the Battle of Strakewood. Pesquil mentions during a war council that the League already knew all the boltholes of the clans of Deshir -- what was always the impediment was a lack of funding.
Ships of Merior
Third Age 5645: The league is next shown investigating a strange surge in barbarian raids along the trade route from Jaelot. Although caravans are discovered murdered, their goods are left behind.
Third Age 5648: Skannt represents the league at the foundational meeting of the Alliance of Light in Avenor.
Third Age 5667: Recruits to Alliance service who are selected for officer training must do 3 years on campaign with the headhunters to qualify.