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Counsel is the rank that the members of the ruling body of Far Madding hold, highest amoung them being the First Counsel.

LocationEdit

The thirteen women who hold the rank of Counsel, including the First Counsel, rule from the palace called the Hall of the Counsels. It is located in the Counsel's Plaza at the center of the city of Far Madding.[1]

HistoryEdit

Sarene Nemdahl tells Shalon din Togara Morning Tide that the First Counsel used to advise the queen of Maredo, the country of which Far Madding was capital. Since Maredo's fall, all thirteen Counsels have taken over the job of ruling the city.[2]

ActivitiesEdit

Cadsuane Melaidhrin, herself originally from Far Madding, had to approach the Counsels to persuade them to release Rand al'Thor from custody.[3]

MembersEdit

Famous First CounselsEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Winter's Heart, Chapter 22
  2. Winter's Heart, Chapter 24
  3. Winter's Heart, Chapter 34

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