Edain Elessedil

Edain Elessedil



Grandfather: Eventine Elessedil
Father: Ander Elessedil



Appeared In:
The Wishsong of Shannara

Mentioned In:
Dark Wraith of Shannara

Edain Elessedil was the son of Ander Elessedil.


Blond shoulder length hair. Tall and fair-skinned.1The Wishsong of Shannara – pp 153-154


Barely older than Brin Ohmsford.2The Wishsong of Shannara – p 153

Had been trained in survival by members of the Home Guard as he had grown to manhood.3The Wishsong of Shannara – p 160

Edain had been sent with some Elven hunters to Culhaven by his father in payment of the debt he felt was owed from the time Browork and his Dwarves stood by the Elves’ side at Arborlon in the battle against the Demons.4The Wishsong of Shannara – p 157 It was a token force, hurriedly sent by the king when Browork had asked for aid, until a larger force could be mobilised. Edain had been sent in his father’s place, the expectation being that he would not see battle until the Gnome armies had advanced to Culhaven.5The Wishsong of Shannara – p 159

The Wishsong of Shannara

Was present at the Dwarf Council of Elders when Jair Ohmsford spoke to the council and spoke on his behalf when the others doubted Jair’s word. When volunteers were called to travel with Jair, he volunteered himself despite Browork’s protests.6The Wishsong of Shannara – pp 151-158

After they exchanged tales of what they knew of each other’s history, he and Jair quickly became friends.7The Wishsong of Shannara – p 163