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Vallahan is a faerie territory located in the northwest of the Continent. This is where Ianthe and her family fled during Amarantha's reign of terror over Prythian.

Geography[]

Vallahan is an "ancient, mountainous Fae territory across the northern sea" from Prythian.[1] It is a snowy and cold country.

History[]

Vallahan has been both enemy and ally to Prythian in different historical eras. The country has a "hot-tempered king and proud people."[1]

After the War five hundred years ago, Vallahan seized a considerable amount of land.

Ianthe's father was one of Tamlin's strongest allies in the Spring Court and a captain in his forces. Her father sensed the trouble that was occurring in Prythian and fled from Amarantha's rule. They lived there for fifty years, and returned only afterwards, when the harm and death was over.[2]

A Court of Wings and Ruin[]

According to the princes of Hybern, Dagdan and Brannagh, Vallahan planned to join Hybern in the war to bring down the Wall and re-enslave the mortals, as it had been one of the loyalists kingdoms of slavery in the previous war.

According to Cassian, this kingdom has a large army.

A Court of Silver Flames[]

Mor repeatedly visits Vallahan as an emissary of the Night Court in an attempt to convince them to sign the peace treaty. Vallahan is resistant to peace because they want to expand their territory. The Queen of Vallahan asks Mor what the point of a peace treaty is when another war might be coming.

Trivia[]

  • It is possible that the name Vallahan is a reference to Valhalla. In Norse mythology, Valhalla is enormous hall located in Asgard, where many people who have died in combat reside.[3]

References[]


Faerie Realms
Black Land · Cretea · Hybern · Lapplund · Montesere · Prythian · Rask · Ravennia · Vallahan · Xian
Vallahan
Characters Ianthe(former) · Ianthe's Father (former) · Ianthe's Mother (former) · Ianthe's Sisters (former)
Continent
Bharat · Black Land · Montesere · Neva · Rask · Ravennia · Scythia · Vallahan
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