Home Guard

The Home Guard were the protectors of the Elven rulers, the weapons that defended them and their lives were given up to protect them.1The Elf Queen of Shannara – p 5


The personal protectors of the Elven kings and queens and their families.2Armageddon’s Children – p 213

Places in the Home Guard were highly coveted and competition was intense. Women were not accepted as equals, as men were preferred to protect the Kings and Queens, resulting in women not serving in the Home Guard.

Captain of the Home Guard

The highest and most revered position in the Home Guard was that of the Captain of the Home Guard.

The Shannara Chronicles

Chosen Part 1

Catania snuck Amberle Elessedil past the Home Guard so she could compete in the Gauntlet.

  • 1
    The Elf Queen of Shannara – p 5
  • 2
    Armageddon’s Children – p 213