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Val Moren, is the Court Poet.
He is stooped and spindly. His long hair is full of sticks.
He is strange, speaks in vague riddles and has is widely considered insane. He seems to still care for Eldred and kept his promises to Eldred as if he was sworn under an oath himself even after Eldred was killed.
He is rumored to have been lured away from the mortal lands, where his father owned a mill, to Eldred’s bed in his youth.
Val Moren leads the ceremony to crown the new High King, before the ceremony is interrupted by Balekin’s coup. Val ends up kneeling on his hands and knees, on the dais while everyone is being killed around him.
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