Helfin is the Mayor of Erdane. He is not referred to by name until Traitor's Knot. He is described as a heavyset man with curled hair, a clipped silver beard, and pouched features who married into wealth.
Lord Mayor Helfin has a pigeon-pert wife and at least two daughters.
Role in the Story
|Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from multiple books in the series.|
Ships of Merior
Third Age 5644: The Mayor initially rejects Lysaer's plan to raise Avenor, and sets an edict to draw and quarter him. Multiple letters from his barristers are sent to Rathain concerning the dangers of royal rule.
Third Age 5670: The Mayor (whose name is finally revealed to be Helfin) receives a letter from Ellaine describing the conspiracy behind Talith's death. He seeks an audience with Lysaer, who requisitions all of Erdane's resources to locate the missing princess.