Torwent

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Torwent is a fishing town in Lanshire, Havish, across the Mainmere Bay from Caithwood. It is connected by a trade road to towns in Tysan to the north (such as Barish and Mainmere), and by a Second Age road to Paravian ruins in the south.

Role in the Story

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

Third Age 5923: When Arithon is driven from Caithwood, the True Sect invades Havish to control the port at Torwent. Arithon and Tarens escape from custody using Shadow, iyats, and The Hatchet's own chariot. At the edge of the town, Arithon pauses to extinguish the fires caused by his escape.

Trivia

  • Torwent fishermen can be recognized by the woven string bracelets worn on their wrists.
Spoiler warning: Contains plot elements from Fugitive Prince.
  • Crofters around Torwent are often of mixed clan blood, stemming from ancient exiles (following the mandate of clan slavery in Third Age 5653) and relationships between fishermen and the clansmen of Caithwood.