Tornir Peaks

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The Tornir Peaks divide the High Kingdom of Tysan from north to south. There are two roads which cross through the peaks (one of which is the Great West Road), and another road around them to the south (through Caithwood). The road through the mountains from Karfael to Erdane is described as winding, through a series of promontories and gullies.

The northern half of this range is actively volcanic, and surrounds the Sorcerers' Preserve and Teal's Gap. The land here is unstable and described as a "brutal vista of riven rock".

Role in the Story

Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from multiple books in the series.

Curse of the Mistwraith

Third Age 5637: When Asandir, Dakar, Felirin, and the half-brothers cross the Tornir Peaks on their way to Althain Tower, they encounter the remnants of a caravan which has been attacked by a Khadrim, and Arithon vanquishes the Khadrim with his sword, Alithiel.

Fugitive Prince

Third Age 5648: When Morriel wishes to demonstrate the powers of the Great Waystone for Lirenda, she attempts to use it to cap a volcano in the Tornir Peaks.