The Other Wind Setting & Symbolism

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The Ring of Elfarren

The Ring of Elfarren is an armband made by one of the ancient High Kings (Morred) for his Queen Elfarren, to join them in marriage. It was lost for many centuries and broken, but was magically healed by Ged and Tenar when Ged rescued her from The Tombs of Atuan. Upon it is inscribed the Rune of Bonding, and is symbolic of Unity, Mending and Wholeness. The fact that King Thol wants his own princess-daughter to wear it is seen as a symbolic invitation for King Lebannen to marry his daughter and Bond together, or unite the Kargad lands and the Archipelago.

Lebannen's Stone

King Lebannen has about his neck in a small drawstring bag at all times a black pebble taken from the mountains of Pain that edge the Land of the Dead. It acts for him as a reminder of his fateful...

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