Map: A map of Arafel is available in The Eye of the World hc p. 578, pb p. 688.
One of the Borderlands. Shol Arbela is the capital. The Mora River forms the eastern border between Shienar and Arafel. The main road between Chachin and Shol Arbela passes through the Firchon Pass and is guarded by the Silverwall Keeps. The sign of Arafel is three white roses on a field of red, quartered with three red roses on a field of white.
The nation of Arafel was formed early in the War of the Hundred Years. The governors of Artur Paendrag Tanreall's five northern provinces met and agreed to form stable nations to preserve the peace and defend against the Blight. Mahira Svetanya was the first Queen of Arafel.
Arafel is ruled by King Paitar Nachiman.
References (Possible Spoilers)#
- In the Guide
- TWoTRPG - Information on the history and culture of Arafel.
- In New Spring
- In The Dragon Reborn
- In The Fires of Heaven
- In Lord of Chaos
- In A Crown of Swords
- In Winter's Heart
- In Crossroads of Twilight
- In Knife of Dreams
- In Towers of Midnight