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Isfarenn is the [[Name]] of [[Asandir]]'s black stallion in [[Grand Conspiracy]] and [[Peril's Gate]]. The relationship between [[Asandir]] and [[Isfarenn]] is characterized by free-spirited partnership, and Isfarenn freely shares his strength on long overland journeys or during acts of [[magecraft]].
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Isfarenn is the [[Name]] of [[Asandir]]'s black stallion in [[Alliance of Light (story arc)|Alliance of Light]]. The relationship between [[Asandir]] and Isfarenn is characterized by free-spirited partnership, and Isfarenn freely shares his strength on long overland journeys or during acts of [[magecraft]].
    
==Role in the Story==
 
==Role in the Story==
{{Spoiler|[[Peril's Gate]]}}
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{{Spoiler|multiple books in the series}}
* Isfarenn is first mentioned by name when [[Asandir]] returns to [[Althain Tower]] after stabilizing a [[grimward]]. He is granted access to [[Althain Tower]]'s stables once the [[Paravian]] wards have confirmed that the horse has not suffered thoughtless harm in [[Asandir]]'s care.
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===Peril's Gate===
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''[[Third Age]] 5670'': Isfarenn is first mentioned by name when [[Asandir]] returns to [[Althain Tower]] after stabilizing a [[grimward]]. He is granted access to [[Althain Tower]]'s stables once the [[Paravian]] wards have confirmed that the horse has not suffered thoughtless harm in [[Asandir]]'s care. When preparing to travel to [[Haspastion]]'s [[grimward]], [[Asandir]] notes that Isfarenn will keep him safe while crossing [[Mirthlvain Swamp]].
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===Traitor's Knot===
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''[[Third Age]] 5671'': While [[Asandir]] and Isfarenn are inside of a [[grimward]], Isfarenn's successor is birthed by the [[drifters]] in [[Tysan]].
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===Stormed Fortress===
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''[[Third Age]] 5671'': [[Asandir]]'s work in the [[grimward]] is interrupted when Isfarenn nears the end of her life. He resolves to return her to [[Athera]] rather than lose her in the [[grimward]]. Outside, Isfarenn's successor is gifted to [[Althain Tower]] by the [[drifters]]. With [[Seshkrozchiel]] stabilizing his surroundings, [[Asandir]] is able to grant Isfarenn's spirit a natural release from the [[grimward]] into death.
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===Initiate's Trial===
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''[[Third Age]] 5923'': Isfarenn's successors continue to work with [[Asandir]] through the years. When [[Asandir]] must enter [[Athili]], he leaves his horse at the [[Scarpdale]] site where a [[grimward]] once stood. The masterless horse collapses hours later and [[Asandir]]'s rune of appeal attracts the notice of [[Seshkrozchiel]]. In gratitude for past help in the [[Scarpdale]] [[grimward]], [[Seshkrozchiel]] remakes the dying horse in the form of Isfarenn, still flesh and blood but no longer mortal.
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The reborn Isfarenn roams [[Lanshire]] near the invading [[True Sect]] army and thwarts their attempts to catch and tame her. She sometimes receives gifts of food left out by [[Arithon]]. When [[Arithon]] is overwhelmed by [[Koriani]] spellcraft projecting [[Elaira]]'s love, the reborn Isfarenn hears his despair. The pair escape together under the cover of Shadow. [[Arithon]] separates from the reborn Isfarenn, who gladly sows confusion amongst the trackers.
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When a [[centaur]]'s projection appears before [[Tarens]], [[Esfand]], [[Khadrien]], and [[Siantra]], the reborn Isfarenn stands with him. [[Khadrien]] answers the [[centaur]]'s call to bear [[Alithiel]] and rides away on the horse. The horse knocks him off and flees with [[Alithiel]] around her neck. She eventually reunites with [[Arithon]] who claims the sword.
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===Destiny's Conflict===
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''[[Third Age]] 5923'': The reborn Isfarenn rejoins [[Asandir]] after [[Arithon]] has left [[Havish]]. After the coronation of [[Ceftwinn s'Lornmein]], [[Asandir]] stables the horse at [[Althain Tower]].
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''[[Third Age]] 5924'': [[Asandir]] offers the reborn Isfarenn to [[Tarens]] in [[Backwater]], in hopes of speeding his journey to [[Halwythwood]]. The horse departs on her own once [[Tarens]] reaches the [[Halwythwood]].
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[[The Hatchet]] receives reports of stolen [[True Sect]] horses instigated by the reborn Isfarenn, although the horse has been accompanying [[Asandir]] far to the east. This is revealed to be part of [[Dakar]]'s plan to acquire one of the [[True Sect]]'s copper rods for a foolhardy plan.
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[[Asandir]] and the reborn Isfarenn are in [[Radmoore]] when the [[Sorcerer]] feels the pull of [[Arithon]]'s [[blood oath]] to survive.
    
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