Atiaran asked, "What is your name?"
"That is another long story," the Giant returned and repeated, "What is your need?"
But Atiaran insisted dully, "Your name."
Again a gleam sprang from under the Giant's massive brows. "There is power in names."

-- Lord Foul's Bane
Glossary of the First Chronicles of Thomas Covenant
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Acence a Stonedownor, sister of Atiaran
ahamkara Hoerkin, "the Door"
Ahanna painter, daughter of Hanna
aliantha treasure-berries
amanibhavam horse-healing grass, poisonous to men
Amatin a Lord, daughter of Matin
Amok mysterious guide and servant to ancient Lore
Amorine First Haft, later Hiltmark
anundivian yaja lost Ramen craft of bone-sculpting
Asuraka Staff-Elder of the Loresraat
Atiaran Trell-mate a Stonedownor, daughter of Tiaran
aussat Befylam child-form of the jheherrin
Banas Nimoram the Celebration of Spring
Bann a Bloodguard, assigned to Lord Trevor
Bannor a Bloodguard, assigned to Covenant
Baradakas a Hirebrand of Soaring Woodhelven
Berek Halfhand founder of the line of Lords
Bhrathair a people met by the wandering Giants
Birinair a Hirebrand, Hearthrall of Lord's Keep
Bloodguard the defenders of the Lords
bone-sculpting ancient Ramen craft, marrowmeld
Borillar a Hirebrand and Hearthrall of Lord's Keep
Brabha a Ranyhyn, Korik's mount
caamora Giantish ordeal of grief by fire
Caer-Caveral apprentice Forestal of Morinmoss Forest
Caerroil Wildwood Forestal of Garroting Deep
Callindrill Faer-mate a Lord
Cavewights evil creatures existing under Mount Thunder
Celebration of Spring the Dance of the Wraiths of Andelain on the dark of the moon in the middle night of Spring
Cerrin a Bloodguard, assigned to Lord Shetra
Circle of elders Stonedown leaders
clingor adhesive leather
Close, the the Council-chamber of Lord's Keep
Colossus, the ancient stone figure guarding the Upper Land
Cord Ramen second rank
Cording ceremony of becoming a Cord
Corimini Eldest of the Loresraat
Corruption Bloodguard name for Lord Foul
Creator, the legendary Enemy of Lord Foul
Crowl a Bloodguard
Damelon Giantfriend son of Berek Halfhand, ancient High Lord
Dance of the Wraiths Celebration of Spring
Demondim spawners of ur-viles and Waynhim
Desolation, the era of ruin in the Land, after the Ritual of Desecration
Despiser, the Lord Foul
Despite Power of Evil
dharmakshetra "to brave the enemy", Waynhim name
diamondraught Giantish liquor
Doar a Bloodguard
Drinishok Sword-Elder of the Loresraat
Drinny a Ranyhyn, Lord Mhoram's mount, foal of Hynaril
Drool Rockworm a Cavewight, finder of the Staff of Law
dukkha "victim", Waynhim name
Dura Fairflank a mustang, Covenant's mount
Earthfriend title first given to Berek Halfhand
Elena High Lord during first attack by Lord Foul; daughter of Lena
Elohim a people met by the wandering Giants
Eoman a unit of the Warward of Lord's Keep, twenty warriors and a Warhaft
fael Befylam serpent-form of the jheherrin
Faer mate of Lord Callindrill
Fangthane the Render Ramen name for Lord Foul
Fire-Lions fire-flow of Mount Thunder
fire-stones graveling
First Haft third-in-command of the Warward
First Mark the Bloodguard commander
First Ward of
Kevin's Lore
primary knowledge left by High Lord Kevin
Fleshharrower a Giant-Raver, Jehannum, moksha
forbidding a wall of power
Forestal protector of the remnants of the One Forest
Foul's Creche the Despiser's home
Furl Falls waterfall at Revelstone
Furl's Fire warning fire at Revelstone
Garth Warmark of the Warward of Lord's Keep
Gay a Winhome of the Ramen
Giantclave a Giantish conference
Giants the Unhomed, ancient friends of the Lords
Gilden a maple-like tree with golden leaves
Gildenlode a power-wood formed from Gilden trees
Glimmermere a lake on the upland above Revelstone
Gorak Krembal Hotash Slay
Grace a Cord of the Ramen
graveling fire-stones, made to glow by stone-lore
Gravelingas a master of the stone-lore
Gray Slayer plains name for Lord Foul
Grieve, the Coercri, Giant city
griffin lion-like beast with wings
Haft commander of an Eoward
Haruchai a people from whom the Bloodguard come
Healer a physician
Hearthrall of Lord's Keep one responsible for light, warmth and hospitality
Heart of Thunder cave of power in Mount Thunder
Heartthew Berek Halfhand
heartwood chamber meeting-place of a Woodhelven
Heers leaders of a Woodhelven
Herem a Raver, Kinslaughterer, turiya
High Lord leader of the Council of Lords
High Lord's Furl banner of the High Lord
High Wood offspring of the One Tree
Hile Troy Warmark of High Lord Elena's Warward
Hiltmark second-in-command of the Warward
Hirebrand a master of wood-lore
Hoerkin a Warhaft
Home original homeland of the Giants
Howor a Bloodguard, assigned to Lord Loerya
Hurn a Cord of the Ramen
hurtloam a healing mud
Huryn a Ranyhyn, Terrel's mount
Hynaril a Ranyhyn, mount of Tamarantha and Mhoram
Hyrim a Lord, son of Hoole
Illearth Stone source of evil power found under Mount Thunder
Imoiran Tomal-mate a Stonedownor
Irin warrior of the Third Eoman of the Warward
Jain a Manethrall of the Ramen
Jehannum a Raver
jheherrin soft ones, living by-products of Foul's misshaping
Kam a Manethrall of the Ramen
Kelenbhrabanal Father of Horses in Ranyhyn legends
Kevin Landwaster son of Loric Vilesilencer, last High Lord of the Old Lords
Kevin's Lore knowledge of power left by Kevin in the Seven Wards
Kinslaughterer a Giant-Raver, Herem, turiya
Kiril Threndor Heart of Thunder
Koral a Bloodguard, assigned to Lord Amatin
Korik a Bloodguard
kresh savage, giant, yellow wolves
krill, the enchanted sword of Loric, a mystery to the New Lords, wakened to power by Thomas Covenant
Kurash Plenethor region formerly named Stricken Stone, now called Trothgard
Kurash Qwellinir the Shattered Hills
Lal a Cord of the Ramen
Land, the generally, area found on the map
Law of Death, the the separation of the living and the dead
Lena a Stonedownor, daughter of Atiaran
Lifeswallower the Great Swamp
lillianrill wood-lore, or masters of wood-lore
Lithe a Manethrall of the Ramen
Llaura Heer of Soaring Woodhelven
Loerya Trevor-mate a Lord
lomillialor High Wood
Lord master of the Sword and Staff parts of Kevin's Lore
Lord-Fatherer Berek Halfhand
Lord Foul Lord's name for the Enemy of the Land
"Lord Mhoram's Victory" a painting by Ahanna
Lords-fire staff-fire used by the Lords
Lord's Keep Revelstone
loremaster a leader of ur-viles
Loresraat Trothgard school where Kevin's Lore is studied
Lorewarden teacher in the Loresraat
loreworks Demondim power-laboratory
Loric Vilesilencer a High Lord, son of Damelon Giantfriend
lor-liarill Gildenlode
Lower Land, the land east of Landsdrop
Maker, the jheherrin name for Lord Foul
Maker-place Foul's Creche
Malliner Woodhelvennin Heer, son of Veinnin
Mane a Ranyhyn
Maneing ceremony of becoming a Manethrall
Manethrall Ramen first rank
Marny a Ranyhyn, Tuvor's mount
marrowmeld bone-sculpting
Mehryl a Ranyhyn, Hile Troy's mount
Melenkurion abatha phrase of invocation or power
Mhoram Lord, son of Variol
moksha a Raver, Jehannum, Fleshharrower
Morin First Mark of the Bloodguard, commander in original Haruchai army
Morril a Bloodguard, assigned to Lord Callindrill
Murrin Odonoa-mate a Stonedownor
Myrha a Ranyhyn, Elena's mount
Oath of Peace oath by people of the Land against needless violence
Odona Murrin-mate a Stonedownor
Old Lords Lords prior to the Ritual of Desecration
Omournil Woodhelvennin Heer, daughter of Mournil
One Forest ancient forest which covered most of the Land
One Tree, the mystic tree from which the Staff of Law was made
orcrest a stone of power
Osondrea Lord, daughter of Sondrea
Padrias Woodhelvennin Heer, son of Mill
Peak of the Fire-Lions Mount Thunder
Pietten Woodhelvennin child damaged by Lord Foul's minions, son of Soranal
Porib a Bloodguard
Power of Command Seventh Ward of Kevin's Lore
Pren a Bloodguard
Prothall High Lord, son of Dwillian
Puhl a Cord of the Ramen
Quaan Warhaft of the Third Eoman of the Warward, later Hiltmark, then Warmark
Quest, the search to rescue the Staff of Law
Quirrel a Stonedownor, companion of Triock
Ramen a people who serve the Ranyhyn
Ranyhyn the great, free horses of the Plains of Ra
Ravers Lord Foul's three ancient servants
Revelstone Lord's Keep, mountain city of the Lords
Revelwood seat of the Loresraat
rhadhamaerl stone-lore, or masters of stone-lore
rillinlure healing wood dust
Ringthane Ramen name for THomas Covenant
Rites of Unfettering the ceremony of becoming Unfettered
Ritual of Desecration act of despair by which High Lord Kevin destroyed the Old Lords and ruined most of the Land
Rockbrother,
Rocksister
term of affection between men and Giants
roge Befylam Cavewight-form of the jheherrin
Rue a Manethrall, formerly named Gay
Ruel a Bloodguard, assigned to Hile Troy
Runnik a Bloodguard
Rustah a Cord of the Ramen
sacred enclosure Vespers-hall at Revelstone
Saltheart Foamfollower a Giant, friend of Covenant
samadhi a Raver, Sheol, Satansfist
Sandgorgons monsters described by the Giants
Satansfist a Giant-Raver, Sheol, samadhi
Satansheart Soulcrusher Giantish name for Lord Foul
Seven Wards collection of knowledge left by High Lord Kevin
Sheol a Raver
Shetra Verement-mate a Lord
Shull a Bloodguard
Sill a Bloodguard, assigned to Lord Hyrim
Soranal a Woodhelvennin Heer, son of Thiller
Soulcrusher Giantish name for Lord Foul
Sparlimb Keelsetter a Giant, father of triplets
springwine a mild, refreshing liquor
Staff, the to distinguish from other staves a branch of Kevin's Lore
Staff of Law, the formed by Berek from the One Tree
Stonedown a stone-village
Stonedownor one who lives in a stone-village
Stricken Stone now called Trothgard
suru-pa-maerl a stone craft
Sword, the a branch of Kevin's Lore
Tamarantha Variol-mate Lord, daughter of Enesta
Terass Slen-mate an Elder of Mithil Stonedown, daughter of Annoria
Terrel a Bloodguard, assigned to Lord Mhoram, a commander of the original Haruchai army
test of truth test of veracity by lomillialor or orcrest
Thew a Cord of the Ramen
Thomin a Bloodguard, assigned to Lord Verement
Tohrm Gravelingas and Hearthrall of Lord's Keep
Tomal a Stonedownor craftmaster
treasure-berries nourishing fruit found throughout the Land
Trell Atiaran-mate Gravelingas of Mithil Stonedown
Trevor Loerya-mate a Lord
Triock a Stondownor, son of Thuler
Tull a Bloodguard
turiya a Raver, Herem, Kinslaughterer
Tuvor First Mark of the Bloodguard, a commander of the original Haruchai army
Unbeliever, the Thomas Covenant
Unfettered, the lore-students freed from conventional responsibilities
Unhomed, the The Giants
upland plateau above Revelstone
Upper Land land west of Landsdrop
ur-Lord title given to Thomas Covenant
ur-viles Demondim-spawn, evil creatures
Vailant former High Lord
Vale a Bloodguard
Valley of Two Rivers site of Revelwood
Variol Farseer Tamarantha-mate Lord, former High Lord, son of Pentil, father of Mhoram
Verement Shetra-mate a Lord
viancome meeting place at Revelwood
Viles sires of the Demondim
Vow, the Haruchai oath which formed the Bloodguard
Ward a unit of Kevin's Lore
Warhaft commander of an Eoman
Warlore Sword knowledge in Kevin's Lore
Warmark commander of the Warward
Warrenbridge entrance to the catacombs under Mount THunder
Warward the army of Lord's Keep
Wavenhair Haleall a Giant, wife of Sparlimb Keelsetter, mother of triplets
Waymeet resting place for travelers
Waynhim tenders of the Waymeets, opponents of ur-viles though Demondim-spawn
Whane a Cord of the Ramen
Wightwarrens homes of the Cavewights under Mount Thunder
Winhome Ramen lowest rank
Woodhelven wood-village
Woodhelvennin inhabitants of wood-village
Word of Warning a powerful, destructive forbidding
Wraiths of Andelain creatures that perform the Dance at the Celebration of Spring
Yeurquin a Stonedownor, companion of Triock
Yolenid daughter of Loerya
Glossary of the Second Chronicles of Thomas Covenant
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Aimil daughter of Anest; wife of Sunder
a-Jeroth of the Seven Hells Lord of wickedness; Clave-name for Lord Foul the Despiser
ak-Haru a supreme Haruchai honorific
Akkasri na-Mhoram-cro a member of the Clave
aliantha treasure-berries
Alif, the Lady a woman Favored of the gaddhi
Amith a woman of Crystal Stonedown
Anchormaster second-in-command aboard a Giantship
Andelain, the Hills of a region of the Land free of the Sunbane
Anest woman of Mithil Stonedown; sister of Kalina
Annoy a Courser
Appointed, the an Elohim chosen to bear a particular burden
Arch of Time, the symbol of the existence and structure of time
arghule/arghuleh ferocious ice-beasts
Atiaran Trell-mate former woman of Mithil Stonedown; mother of Lena
Aumbrie of the Clave storeroom for former Lore
Auspice, the throne of the gaddhi
Bahgoon the Unbearable Character in a Giantish tale
Bandsoil Bounds region north of Soulsease River
Banefire fire by which the Clave wields the Sunbane
Bannor former Bloodguard
Bareisle island off the coast of Elemesnedene
Benj, the Lady a woman Favored of the gaddhi
Berek Half-hand ancient hero; the Lord-Fatherer
Bern Haruchai lost to the Clave
Bhrathair, the a people who live on the verge of the Great Desert
Bhrathairain the town of the Bhrathair
Bhrathairealm the land of the Bhrathair
Bloodguard former servants of the Council of Lords
Boulder Fash region in the Center Plains
Brannil man of Stonemight Woodhelven
Brinn a leader of the Haruchai; protector of Covenant
Brow Gnarlfist a Giant; father of the First of the Search
caamora Giantish ordeal of grief by fire
Cable Seadreamer a Giant; member of the Search; possessed of the Earth-Sight
Caer-Caveral Forestal of Andelain; formerly Hile Troy
Caerroil Wildwood Former Forestal of Garroting Deep
Cail one of the Haruchai, protector of Linden
Caitiffin a captain of the armed forces of Bhrathairealm
Callowwail, the River stream arising from Elemesnedene
Cavewights evil earth-delving creatures
Ceer One of the Haruchai
Celebration of Spring, the the Dance of the Wraiths of Andelain on the dark of the moon in the middle of Spring
Centerpith Barrens a region in the Center Plains
Chant one of the Elohim
Chatelaine, the courtiers of the gaddhi
Chosen, the title given to Linden Avery
clachan, the demesne of the Elohim
Clang a Courser
Clangor a Courser
Clash a Courser
Clave, the the rulers of the Land
Coercri former home of the Giants in Seareach
Colossus of the Fall, the ancient stone figure formerly guarding the Upper Land
Consecear Redoin a region north of the Soulsease River
Corruption Haruchai name for Lord Foul
Council of Lords former rulers of the Land
Courser a beast made by the Clave by the power of the Sunbane
Creator, the the maker of the Earth
Croft Graveler of Crystal Stonedown
croyel mysterious creatures which bargain for power
Crystal Stonedown home of Hollian
Damelon Giantfriend son of Berek; former Lord
Dancers of the Sea merewives
Dawngreeter highest sail on the foremast of a Giantship
Daphin one of the Elohim
Dead, the specters of those who have died
Defiles Course river in the Lower Land
Demondim, the spawners of ur-viles and Waynhim
Demondim-spawn Vain
Despiser, the Lord Foul
Despite evil; a name given to the designs of Lord Foul
dhraga a Waynhim
dhubha a Waynhim
dhurng a Waynhim
diamondraught Giantish liquor
Din a Courser
Dolewind, the wind blowing to the Soulbiter
drhami a Waynhim
dromond a Giantship
Drool Rockworm a former Cavewight
durhisitar a Waynhim
During Stonedown home of Hamako; former village destroyed by the Grim
Durris a Haruchai
Earthpower, the the source of all power in the Land
Earthroot lake under Melenkurion Skyweir
Earth-Sight Giantish power to perceive distant dangers and needs
eftmound gathering-place of the Elohim
eh-Brand one who can use wood to read the Sunbane
Elemesnedene home of the Elohim
Elena former High Lord; daughter of Lena and Covenant
Elohim people met by the wandering Giants
Elohimfest a gathering of the Elohim
Emacrimma's Maw a region in the Center Plains
Enemy Lord Foul's term of reference for the Creator
Far Woodhelven a village of the Land
Favored, the courtesans of the gaddhi
Fields of Richloam a region in the Center Plains
Findail one of the Elohim; the Appointed
Fire-Lions fire-flow of Mount Thunder
First Betrayer Clave-name for Berek Halfhand
First Circinate first level of the Sandhold
First Mark former leader of the Bloodguard
First of the Search leader of the Giants
First Ward primary knowledge left by Kevin
Foamkite tyrscull belonging to Honninscrave and Seadreamer
Fole a Haruchai
Foodfendhall eating-hall and galley aboard a Giantship
Forestal a protector of the Forests of the Land
Foul's Creche the Despiser's former home
Furl Falls waterfall at Revelstone
gaddhi, the sovereign of Bhrathairealm
Gallows Howe place of execution in Garroting Deep
Garroting Deep former forest of the Land
ghohritsar a Waynhim
ghramin a Waynhim
Giants a sea-faring people of the Earth
Giantclave Giantish conference
Giantfriend title given first to Damelon, later to Thomas Covenant
Giantship stone sailing vessel made by Giants
Giantway path made by Giants
Giant Woods a forest of the Land
Gibbon the na-Mhoram; leader of the Clave
Gilden a maplelike tree with golden leaves
Glimmermere a lake on the upland above Revelstone
Gossamer Glowlimn a Giant; the First of the Search
Graveler one who uses stone to wield the Sunbane
graveling fire-stones
Gravelingas former master of stone-lore
Gravin Threndor Mount THunder
Gray Desert a region south of the Land
Gray Slayer Lord Foul the Despiser
Graywightswath a region north of the Soulsease River
Great Desert, the a region of the Earth; home of the Bhrathair and the Sandgorgons
Great Swamp, the Lifeswallower; a region of the Land
Greshas Slant a region in the Center Plains
Grey River, the a river of the Land
Grieve, the Coercri
Grim, the a destructive storm sent as a curse by the Clave
Grimmand Honninscrave a Giant; Master of Starfare's Gem
Grimmerdhore former forest of the Land
Guard, the hustin; soldiers serving the gaddhi
Guardian of the One Tree, the mystical figure warding the approach to the One Tree; also ak-Haru Kenaustin Ardenol
Halfhand title given to Thomas Covenant and to Berek
Hall of Gifts, the large chamber in Revelstone devoted to artworks of the Land
Hamako sole unharmed survivor of the destruction of During Stonedown
Harbor Captain chief official of the port of Bhrathairealm
Harn one of the Haruchai; protector of Hollian
Haruchai, the a people who live in the Westron Mountains
Hearthcoal a Giant; cook of Starfare's Gem; wife of Seasauce
Heartthew a title given to Berek Halfhand
Heft Galewrath a Giant; Storesmaster of Starfare's Gem
Herem a Raver; also known as turiya
Hergrom one of the Haruchai
High Lord former leader of the Council of Lords
Hile Troy a man formerly from Covenant's world who became a Forestal
Hollian daughter of Amith; eh-Brand of Crystal Stonedown
Home home of the Giants
Horizonscan lookout atop the midmast of a Giantship
Horse, the human soldiery of the gaddhi
Hotash Slay flow of lava protecting Foul's Creche
hurtloam a healing mud
husta/hustin partly human soldiers bred by Kasreyn to be the gaddhi's Guard
Hyrim a former Lord of the Council
Illearth Stone green stone, source of evil power
Illender title given to Thomas Covenant
Infelice reigning leader of the Elohim
Isle of the One Tree, the location of the One Tree
Jehannum a Raver; also known as moksha
jheherrin soft ones; living by-products of Foul's misshaping
Jous a man of Mithil Stonedown; son of Prassan; father of Nassic; ineritor of the Unfettered One's mission
Kalina Nassic-mate mother of Sunder; daughter of Alloma
Kasreyn of the Gyre a thaumaturge; the gaddhi's Kemper
Kastenessen an Elohim; former Appointed
Keep of the na-Mhoram Revelstone
Kemper, the chief minister of the gaddhi
Kemper's Pitch highest level of the Sandhold
Kenaustin Ardenol a figure of Haruchai legend; paragon and measure of all Haruchai virtues
Kevin Landwaster son of Loric; former Lord; enactor of the Ritual of Desecration
Kevin's Watch mountain lookout near Mithil Stonedown
Kiril Threndor Heart of Thunder; chamber of power within Mount Thunder
Korik former Bloodguard
krill, the knife of power formed by Loric Vilesilencer
Kurash Festillin a region in the Center Plains
Land, the a focal region of the Earth
Lake Pelluce a lake in Andelainscion
Landsdrop great cliff separating Upper and Lower Lands
Landsverge Stonedown a village of the Land
Law, the the natural order
Law of Death, the separation of the living from the dead
Law of Life, the separation of the dead from the living
Lena daughter of Atiaran; mother of Elena
lianar wood of power used by an eh-Brand
Lifeswallower the Great Swamp; a region of the Land
Lord of Wickedness a-Jeroth
Lord Foul the Despiser
Lords, the former rulers of the Land
loremaster ur-vile leader
Loric Vilesilencer son of Damelon; former Lord
Lost, the Giantish name for the Unhomed
Lower Land, the region east of Landsdrop
lucubrium laboratory of a thaumaturge
lurker of the Sarangrave swamp-monster
maidan open land around Elemesnedene
Marid a man of Mithil Stonedown
Master Clave-name for Lord Foul
Master, the Clave-name for the Creator
master-rukh iron triangle at Revelstone which feeds and reads all other rukhs
Melenkurion Skyweir a mountain in the Westron Mountains
Memla na-Mhoram-in a Rider of the Clave
merewives the Dancers of the Sea
metheglin a beverage; mead
Mhoram former High Lord of the Council
mirkfruit papaya-like fruit with narcoleptic pulp
Mistweave a Giant
Mithil River a river of the Land
Mithil Stonedown a village in the South Plains
Morninglight one of the Elohim
moksha a Raver; also known as Jehannum
Morin a former First Mark of the Bloodguard
Morinmoss a former forest of the Land
Mount Thunder a peak at the center of Landsdrop
na-Mhoram, the leader of the Clave
na-Mhoram-cro lowest rank of the Clave
na-Mhoram-in highest rank of the Clave
na-Mhoram-wist middle rank of the Clave
Nassic father of Sunder; son of Jous; inheritor of the Unfettered One's mission
Nelbrin son of Sunder; "heart's child"
Nicor great sea-monsters; said to be offspring of the Worm of the World's End
Nom a sandgorgon
North Plains, the a region of the Land
Northron Climbs, the a region of the Land
Oath of Peace former oath by the poeple of the Land against needless violence
Offin a former na-Mhoram
Old Lords, the the Lords of the Land prior to the Ritual of Desecration
One Forest, the ancient sentient forest which once covered most of the Land
One Tree, the mystic tree from which the Staff of Law was made
orcrest Sunstone; a stone of power, used by a Graveler
pitchbrew a beverage combining diamondraught and vitrim, conceived by Pitchwife
Pitchwife a Giant; member of the Search; husband of the First of the Search
Prothall a former High Lord
Prover of Life title given to Thomas Covenant
Pure One, the redemptive figure of jheherrin legend
Quest for the Staff of Law former quest which recovered the Staff of Law from Drool Rockworm
Questsimoon, the the Roveheartswind
Ramen a people of the Land; tenders of the Ranyhyn
Rant Absolain the gaddhi
Ranyhyn the great horses; they formerly lived onthe Plains of Ra
Ravers Lord Foul's three ancient servants
Raw, the fiord into the demesne of the Elohim
Rawedge Rim, the mountains around Elemesnedene
Reader a member of the Clave who tends and uses the master-rukh
Rede, the knowledge of history and survival promulgated by the Clave
Revelstone mountain-city of the Clave
rhysh a community of Waynhim; "stead"
rhyshyshim a gathering of rhysh; a place in which such gathering occurs
Riddenstretch a region north of the Soulsease River
Rider a member of the Clave
ring-wielder Elohim term of reference for Covenant
Rire Grist a Caitiffin of the gaddhi's Horse
Ritual of Desecration act of despair by which Kevin Landwaster destroyed much of the Land
Riversward a region north of the Soulsease River
rocklight light emitted by glowing stone
Roveheartswind, the the Questsimoon
rukh iron talisman by which a Rider wields power
Runnik former Bloodguard
sacred enclosure former Vespers hall at Revelstone
Saltheart Foamfollower former Giant
Saltroamrest bunkhold for the crew in a Giantship
Salttooth jutting rock in the harbor of Home
samadhi a Raver; also known as Sheol
Sandgorgon a monster of the Great Desert
Sandgorgons Doom imprisoning storm created by Kasreyn to trap the Sandgorgons
Sandhold, the the gaddhi's castle in Bhrathairealm
Sandwall, the great wall defending Bhrathairealm
Santonin na-Mhoram-in a Rider of the Clave
Sarangrave Flat a region of the Lower Land
Search, the Quest of the Giants for the wound in the Earth
Seareach a region of the Land; formerly inhabited by the Giants
Seasauce a Giant; cook of Starfare's Gem; husband of Hearthcoal
Seatheme dead wife of Sevinhand
Second Circinate second level of the Sandhold
Second Ward second unit of Kevin's hidden knowledge
setrock a type of stone used with pitch to repair stone
Seven Hells, the a-Jeroth's demesne; desert, rain, pestilence, fertility, war, savagery, darkness
Seven Wards, the collection of knowledge hidden by Kevin
Sevinhand Anchormaster of Starfare's Gem; a Giant
Shattered Hills a region of the Land near Foul's Creche
Sheol a Raver; also known as samadhi
Shetra a former Lord of the Council
Shipsheartthew the wheel of a Giantship
Sivit na-Mhoram-wist a Rider of the Clave
skest acid-creatures serving the lurker of the Sarangrave
soft ones the jheherrin
soothreader a seer
soothtell ritual of prophecy practiced by the Clave
Soulbiter, the a dangerous ocean of Giantish legend
Soulbiter's Teeth reefs in Soulbiter
Soulcrusher former Giantish name for Lord Foul
Spikes, the guard-towers at the mouth of Bhrathairain harbor
Spray Frothsurge a Giant; mother of the First of the Search
Staff of Law, the a tool of power formed by Berek from the One Tree
Starfare's Gem Giantship used by the Search
Starkin one of the Elohim
Stell one of the Haruchai; protector of Sunder
Stonedown a village; formerly, a villaged based on stone-lore
Stonedownor inhabitant of a Stonedown
Stonemight, the a name for a fragment of the Illearth Stone
Stonemight Woodhelven a village in the South Plains
Storesmaster third-in-command aboard a Giantship
Sunbane, the a power arising from the corruption of nature by Lord Foul
Sunbirth Sea ocean east of the Land
Sunder son of Nassic; Graveler of Mithil Stonedown
Sun-Sage one who can affect the progress of the Sunbane
Sunstone orcrest
sur-jheherrin descendants of the jheherrin; inhabitants of Sarangrave Flat
Swarte a Rider of the Clave
Swordmain/Swordmainnir a Giant trained as a warrior
test of silence interrogation technique used by the poeple of the Land
The Grieve Coercri; former home of the Giants in Seareach
Thelma Twofist character in a Giantish tale
The Majesty throne room of the gaddhi; fourth level of the Sandhold
Third Ward third unit of Kevin's hidden knowledge
Three Corners of Truth basic formulation of beliefs promulgated by the Clave
thronehall, the the Despiser's former seat in Foul's Creche
Tier of Riches, the showroom of the gaddhi's wealth; third level of the Sandhold
Toril Haruchai lost to the Clave
Treacher's Gorge river-opening into Mount Thunder
treasure-berries aliantha; a nourishing fruit
Trell father of Lena; former Gravelingas of Mithil Stonedown
Triock a former man of Mithil Stonedown who loved Lena
Trothgard a region of the Land
turiya a Raver; also known as Herem
tyrscull a Giantish training vessel for apprentice sailors
Unbeliever, the title given to Thomas Covenant
Unfettered, the formerly, lore-students freed from conventional responsibilities
Unfettered One, the founder of a line of men waiting to greet Thomas Covenant's return to the Land
Unhomed, the the former Giants of Seareach
upland plateau above Revelstone
Upper Land region west of Landsdrop
ur-Lord title given to Thomas Covenant
ur-viles Demondim-spawn; evil creatures of power
ussusimiel nourishing melon grown by the people of the Land
Vain a product of ur-viles' breeding experiments
Vespers former self-consecration ritual of the Lords
Victuallin Tayne a region in the Center Plains
Viles a race of beings which created the Demondim
vitrim nourishing fluid created by Waynhim
voure a plant-sap which wards off insects
Vow, the Bloodguard oath of service to the Lords
vraith a Waynhim
Warrenbridge bridge leading to the catacombs under Mount Thunder
Wavedancer Giantship commanded by Brow Gnarlfist
Waynhim Demondim-spawn, but opponents of the ur-viles
Weird of the Waynhim, the Waynhim concept of doom, destiny or duty
Westron Mountains mountains bordering the Land
white gold a metal of power not found in the Land
white gold wielder title given to Thomas Covenant
White River, the a river of the Land
Wightbarrow, the cairn under which Drool Rockworm is buried
Wightwarren catacombs; home of the Cavewights under Mount Thunder
wild magic the power of white gold; considered the keystone of the Arch of Time
Windscour region in the Center Plains
Windshorn Stonedown a village in the South Plains
Woodenwold region of trees surrounding the maidan of Elemesnedene
Woodhelven a village; formerly, a village based on woodlore
Woodhelvennin inhabitants of a Woodhelven
Worm of the World's End, the mystic creature believed by the Elohim to have formed the foundation of the Earth
Wraiths of Andelain creatures of living light which inhabit Andelain
Wrd of the Earth, the term used by the Elohim to suggest variously their own nature, the nature of the Earth, and their ethical compulsions; could be read as Word, Worm, or Weird