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|faction = Alliance
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|name = Council of Six
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|image = Violet_Citadel_Peter_Lee.jpg
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|membership = {{RaceIcon|Human|Male}} [[Karlain]]<br/>{{RaceIconExt|Khadgar|Small}} [[Khadgar]]<br/>{{RaceIcon|Human|Female}} [[Archmage Modera|Modera]]<br/>{{RaceIcon|Human|Male}} [[Archmage Ansirem Runeweaver|Ansirem Runeweaver]]<br/>{{RaceIconExt|Kalec}} [[Kalec]] (presumed)
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|caption = [[Violet Citadel]] in art
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|leader = {{RaceIconExt|Jaina|Small}} [[Jaina Proudmoore]]
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|races = {{Race|Human}}<br />{{Race|BloodElf}} (Previously)<br />{{RaceIconExt|DragonBlue}} [[Blue Dragon]](One)
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|base = [[Chamber of Air]], [[Violet Citadel]]
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|theater = [[Crystalsong Forest]], [[Dalaran]]
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|status = Active
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The '''Council of Six''', also known as '''The Six''', the '''High Council''' or the '''Ruling Council''', is the name given to the [[Kirin Tor]] high council of [[Dalaran]]. These six individuals are the leaders of both the city and all territories under the control of Dalaran.
 
The '''Council of Six''', also known as '''The Six''', the '''High Council''' or the '''Ruling Council''', is the name given to the [[Kirin Tor]] high council of [[Dalaran]]. These six individuals are the leaders of both the city and all territories under the control of Dalaran.
   
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==History==
 
The council meets to discuss important issues and vote on matters — no single member holds sway, and the majority vote decides every issue. In case of a tie, the members reconvene a day later, during which interval each member considers his or her vote and all relevant information.<ref> name=Alliance Player's Guide 155>[[Alliance Player's Guide]] pg.155</ref> They meet in the Chamber of the Air, a room with no visible walls — the gray stone floor with its central diamond symbol stood beneath an open sky that shifted and changed rapidly, as if the time sped past within the chamber.
 
The council meets to discuss important issues and vote on matters — no single member holds sway, and the majority vote decides every issue. In case of a tie, the members reconvene a day later, during which interval each member considers his or her vote and all relevant information.<ref> name=Alliance Player's Guide 155>[[Alliance Player's Guide]] pg.155</ref> They meet in the Chamber of the Air, a room with no visible walls — the gray stone floor with its central diamond symbol stood beneath an open sky that shifted and changed rapidly, as if the time sped past within the chamber.
   
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==Known members==
 
==Known members==
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*[[File:IconSmall_Jaina.gif|thumb|left]] {{npc||Jaina Proudmoore||Jaina Proudmoore}} Current leader of [[Kirin Tor]], endorced by [[Rhonin]] just before his death in [[Theramore]]
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*{{RaceIconExt|Jaina}} {{npc||Jaina Proudmoore||Jaina Proudmoore}} Chosen leader of the Kirin Tor following Rhonin's death in [[Theramore]]
 
*{{RaceIcon|Human|Female}} {{npc||Archmage Modera||Modera}} - Longest-standing member (Since [[Krasus]]'s death).<ref name="TToA">''[[Thrall: Twilight of aspects]]''</ref>
 
*{{RaceIcon|Human|Female}} {{npc||Archmage Modera||Modera}} - Longest-standing member (Since [[Krasus]]'s death).<ref name="TToA">''[[Thrall: Twilight of aspects]]''</ref>
*{{RaceIcon|Bloodelf|male}} {{npc||Archmage Aethas Sunreaver||Aethas Sunreaver}} - Grants [[Horde]] sanctuary in Dalaran.
 
 
*{{RaceIcon|Human|Male}} {{npc||Ansirem Runeweaver}} - Previous ruler of the [[Kirin Tor]] and [[Dalaran]]. Confirmed as council member in [[Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War]].
 
*{{RaceIcon|Human|Male}} {{npc||Ansirem Runeweaver}} - Previous ruler of the [[Kirin Tor]] and [[Dalaran]]. Confirmed as council member in [[Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War]].
 
*{{RaceIconExt|Khadgar}} {{npc||Khadgar}} - Formerly [[Medivh]]'s apprentice; Advisor to the naaru named [[A'dal]]. Confirmed as council member in [[Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War]].
 
*{{RaceIconExt|Khadgar}} {{npc||Khadgar}} - Formerly [[Medivh]]'s apprentice; Advisor to the naaru named [[A'dal]]. Confirmed as council member in [[Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War]].
 
*{{RaceIcon|Human|Male}} [[Karlain]] - [[Mage]] and [[alchemist]] Confirmed as council member in [[Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War]].
 
*{{RaceIcon|Human|Male}} [[Karlain]] - [[Mage]] and [[alchemist]] Confirmed as council member in [[Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War]].
*{{RaceIconExt|Kalecgos}} {{NPC||Kalecgos}} - Former [[Aspect]] of [[Blue dragonflight]], joined [[Kirin Tor]] with [[Jaina Proudmoore]] after destruction of [[Theramore]], status with council is probably only as advisor since council already had six members.
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*After the purge of [[Aethas Sunreaver]] the sixth member is unknown. It's possible that {{RaceIconExt|Kalecgos}} {{NPC||Kalecgos}} replaced him.
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*{{RaceIconExt|Rhonin}} {{npc||Rhonin}} - Leader of the Kirin Tor at the time, was killed during destruction of Threramore by [[mana bomb]].
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*{{RaceIconExt|Rhonin}} {{npc||Rhonin}} - Leader of the Kirin Tor at the time, was killed during destruction of Theramore by [[mana bomb]].
 
*{{RaceIconExt|Antonidas}} {{npc||Antonidas}} - Leader of the Kirin Tor at the time he was killed by [[Arthas Menethil]].
 
*{{RaceIconExt|Antonidas}} {{npc||Antonidas}} - Leader of the Kirin Tor at the time he was killed by [[Arthas Menethil]].
 
*{{RaceIconExt|Kael'thas}} {{npc||Kael'thas Sunstrider}} - Prince of [[Quel'Thalas]]; likely abandoned membership following the destruction of the city and eventual allegiance to the [[Burning Legion]].
 
*{{RaceIconExt|Kael'thas}} {{npc||Kael'thas Sunstrider}} - Prince of [[Quel'Thalas]]; likely abandoned membership following the destruction of the city and eventual allegiance to the [[Burning Legion]].
 
*{{RaceIcon|Lich|Male}} {{NPC||Kel'Thuzad}} - [[Necromancer]]-turned-[[lich]] (though not at the time of membership); abandoned his position to found the [[Cult of the Damned]].
 
*{{RaceIcon|Lich|Male}} {{NPC||Kel'Thuzad}} - [[Necromancer]]-turned-[[lich]] (though not at the time of membership); abandoned his position to found the [[Cult of the Damned]].
*{{RaceIconExt|Krasus}} {{NPC||Krasus}} - [[Humanoid]] form of [[Korialstrasz]], died within [[Wyrmrest temple]] [[Ruby sanctum]] after contracting [[chromatic plague]], sacrificing himself to destroy all infected eggs; Known member during the Second War<ref name="DotD" />
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*{{RaceIconExt|Krasus}} {{NPC||Krasus}} - [[Humanoid]] form of [[Korialstrasz]], died within [[Wyrmrest Temple]] [[Ruby Sanctum]] after contracting [[Chromatic Plague]], sacrificing himself to destroy all infected eggs; Known member during the Second War<ref name="DotD" />
 
*{{RaceIcon|Human|Male}} {{npc||Drenden}} - Member during the [[Second War]].<ref name="DotD" /> Fate unknown, most likely dead.
 
*{{RaceIcon|Human|Male}} {{npc||Drenden}} - Member during the [[Second War]].<ref name="DotD" /> Fate unknown, most likely dead.
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*{{RaceIcon|Bloodelf|male}} {{npc||Archmage Aethas Sunreaver||Aethas Sunreaver}} - The leader of the [[Sunreavers]], Grants [[Horde]] sanctuary in Dalaran. Purged from Dalaran after his Sunreavers were implicated in aiding the Horde steal the [[Divine Bell]] and abusing the Kirin Tor's neutrality.
   
 
==Possible past members==
 
==Possible past members==

Latest revision as of 15:21, May 29, 2014

Alliance 32 Council of Six
Violet Citadel Peter Lee
Violet Citadel in art
Main leaderIconSmall Jaina Jaina Proudmoore
MembershipIconSmall Human Male Karlain
IconSmall Khadgar Khadgar
IconSmall Human Female Modera
IconSmall Human Male Ansirem Runeweaver
IconSmall Kalec Kalec (presumed)
Race(s)IconSmall Human MaleIconSmall Human Female Human
IconSmall Blood Elf MaleIconSmall Blood Elf Female Blood elf (Previously)
IconSmall DragonBlue Blue Dragon(One)
Base of operationsChamber of Air, Violet Citadel
Theater of operationsCrystalsong Forest, Dalaran
StatusActive

The Council of Six, also known as The Six, the High Council or the Ruling Council, is the name given to the Kirin Tor high council of Dalaran. These six individuals are the leaders of both the city and all territories under the control of Dalaran.

HistoryEdit

The council meets to discuss important issues and vote on matters — no single member holds sway, and the majority vote decides every issue. In case of a tie, the members reconvene a day later, during which interval each member considers his or her vote and all relevant information.[1] They meet in the Chamber of the Air, a room with no visible walls — the gray stone floor with its central diamond symbol stood beneath an open sky that shifted and changed rapidly, as if the time sped past within the chamber.

Traditionally, the membership of the Council of Six was kept a strict secret. When someone met with the Council officially, it was always in a special, enchanted chamber, the Chamber of Air, and the Six would be disguised to keep their identity a secret. Of course, in a city populated by magi, such efforts were not always successful, as Khadgar proved with little effort.[2]

More recently, it seems that the identity of the Council is less secretive, as Modera and Aethas Sunreaver sign themselves off as one of the Six.[3][4]

All current members of council were named in Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War.

Known membersEdit

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Confirmed previousEdit

Possible past membersEdit

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