Backwater features three-story houses shingled in slate. The town has a traders' market supplied by mule trains from Jaelot.
Role in the Story
|Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from multiple books in the series.|
Third Age 5923: With Arithon on the run in Lanshire, Selidie Prime sends a message through the Koriathain's secretive message relay to coordinate a final trap. The message is received by a high-ranking Senior in Barish, who coordinates with subsequent pigeons to East Bransing, Backwater, and Ostermere.