Title: High Lord Turak of House Aladon

Pronunciation: TOO-rak AL-ah-dohn 
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A [Seanchan (People)] High Lord, commander of the %%ot [Hailene|Seanchan (People)]%%.

! Physical Description

His head is completely shaved and the first two fingernails of each hand are lacquered blue. ([TGH,Ch29]) He is tall and has dark eyes. ([TGH,Ch45])

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! Chronology (Possible Spoilers)

* [Furyk Karede] accompanies High Lord Turak as he leads the %%ot [Hailene|Seanchan (People)]%% to [Falme]. ([CoT,Ch4])
* High Lord Turak interviews [Bayle Domon]. He takes [Domon|Bayle Domon]'s [seal|Seals] and places it with another [seal|Seals] in his collection of %%ot [cuendillar]%%. ([TGH,Ch29])
* Turak purchases [Bayle Domon]'s entire cargo of fireworks leaving him quite well off. ([TGH,Ch43])
* [Padan Fain] appears before Turak. He opens the chest and confiscates the [Horn of Valere] and the [ruby dagger|Ruby Dagger]. ([TGH,Ch34])
* When [Ingtar|Ingtar Shinowa]'s party retrieves the [Horn|Horn of Valere] and [ruby dagger|Ruby Dagger], Turak and his soldiers confront them. [Rand|Rand alThor] kills Turak in a sword fight. ([TGH,Ch45])

! Other References (Possible Spoilers)

# In [The Great Hunt]
## [TGH,Ch34] - Turak is eleventh in line for succession to the [Crystal Throne].
## [TGH,Ch40] - Turak is unaware that [Suroth|Suroth Sabelle Meldarath] left town to meet with [Liandrin].
## [TGH,Ch45] - Turak is a blademaster.
## [TGH,Ch46] - [Nynaeve|Nynaeve alMeara] hears shouting from Turak's house as they go to rescue [Egwene|Egwene alVere].
## [TGH,Ch49] - [Moiraine|Moiraine Damodred] finds the two [seals|Seals] in Turak's house. They are now both broken.
# In [The Shadow Rising]
## [TSR,Ch1] - High Lady [Suroth|Suroth Sabelle Meldarath] sends carefully worded reports of Turak's debacle to the [Empress|empress].
# In [Winters Heart]
## [WH,Ch20] - The [Seeker|Almurat Mor] believes that [Suroth|Suroth Sabelle Meldarath], [Egeanin|Egeanin Tamarath] and [Bayle Domon] are all involved in a conspiracy that included the murder of High Lord Turak.
# In [The Gathering Storm]
## [TGS,Ch35] - As [Rand|Rand alThor] rides into [Falme] he recalls killing High Lord Turak.
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