Map: A map of Maradon is available in Towers of Midnight hc p. 267, pb p.

Pronunciation: MAH-rah-don

Maradon is the capital of Saldaea. It lies on the east bank of the Arinelle River just south of the Blight border and the river forms a moat around the city. The main city gates face north. The Cordamora Palace, residence of Queen Tenobia, lies just inside the main gates.

Stores, Inns, Manor Houses#


References (Possible Spoilers)#

  1. In New Spring
    1. NS,Ch16 - Edeyn Arrel has been from Maradon to Fal Moran drumming up support to raise the banner of the Golden Crane.
  2. In The Eye of the World
    1. TEotW,Ch18 - There are no bridges crossing the Arinelle River between Maradon and Whitebridge.
    2. TEotW,Ch20 - Bayle Domon was stranded near Maradon all winter.
  3. In The Great Hunt
    1. TGH,Ch9 - Hurin has tracked criminals as far as Maradon and Cairhien.
    2. TGH,Ch9 - Bayle Domon obtained four ancient artifacts in Maradon including one of the seals and an unusual carving. Darkfriends have been after him ever since.
  4. In Lord of Chaos
    1. LoC,Ch20 - The Ogier built a Waygate at Maradon during its construction.
  5. In Towers of Midnight
    1. ToM,Ch18 - Ituralde sets up camp on the south bank of the Arinelle River defending the main gate of Maradon.
    2. ToM,Ch28 - Dreadlords blast a hole in the city wall and Shadowspawn invade Maradon.
    3. ToM,Ch32 - Rand arrives in Maradon and destroys the entire Shadowspawn army.