Fiaduwynne

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Fiaduwynne is the location of a Second Age Paravian focus circle, at the intersection of two Paravian roads in southern Lanshire, Havish. The focus circle consists of offset stone rings of pearl and indigo onyx.

History

Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from Initiate's Trial.

Fiaduwynne was once a vast complex of gardens and telir orchards, nurtured by sunchildren. Barley grown here was cherished by brewers in Cheivalt, and bells tolled at equinox to mark the migration of Riathan Paravians.

Role in the Story

Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from multiple books in the series.

Initiate's Trial

Third Age 5923: After the True Sect invades Havish, High King Gestry establishes a line of defense between Lanshire and Carithwyr. He engages his crown attunement to harness the lane force at Fiaduwynne. Dakar arrives here at the Paravian focus after stepping into Seshkrozchiel's true dreaming. Later, Esfand, Khadrien, and Siantra arrive here from Athili through Asandir's intervention.

Tarens escorts a band of Torwent villagers into Gestry's protection at Fiaduwynne. Later, Dakar pleads with Gestry to change Asandir's standing orders in the face of a Koriani plot to drive Lysaer south into Lanshire. Gestry agrees to assist Arithon after Tarens reveals the prince's role in saving the villagers at Torwent.

Destiny's Conflict

Third Age 5923: It is revealed that Asandir sent Khadrien home to Halwythwood by way of the focus circle.