The Council of Merchants is a powerful and influential political body in Arad Doman, formed by the heads of the great Merchant Houses from the Merchants' Guild, almost always women. The focus of the Council is to secure wealth for Arad Doman through trade.
Among the Council's roles is to elect the Domani King from the noble class. There must be at least eight members assembled to order a new vote for king. The Council also has the power to depose the King by a three-quarters majority.
Names of known members of the council:
- Milisair Chadmar
- Alamindra Cutren
- Meashan Dubaris - dead
- Thurasa - captured by Graendal; likely dead
- Iralin - raised by Rand al'Thor
-"Surprising what you can dig out of books if you read long enough, isn't it?" - Rand al'Thor