The Seven Kings are the rulers of the divided minor kingdoms of the Central Lands. In Seeker's Mask, it's said that they are specifically the kings of Bashti, though in To Ride a Rathorn, they are the said to be the kings of the Central Lands, meaning Hathir too.
- ↑ Seeker's Mask, "Part I", III — "Ganth had assumed that the Seven Kings of Bashti had commissioned the assassins. […] He had marched down into the White Hills where all seven kings were engaged in one of their usually bloodless squabbles and had attacked without parley, […] The end, after three bloody days, had been a stalemate and exile for the handful of surviving Knorth.
The Bashtiri kings still swore that they hadn't sent the killers."
- ↑ To Ride a Rathorn, "Chapter VII: In the Bear's Den", I — "when her father's misguided revenge against the Seven Kings of the Central Lands had led to such carnage and to his own exile."
- ↑ To Ride a Rathorn, "Glossary" — "Seven Kings of the Central Lands: Bashti and Hathir have devolved into seven minor kingdoms who are always at war with each other, often using Kencyr mercenaries"
- ↑ Dark of the Moon, "Chapter 8: Interlude with Jewel-Jaws" — " 'When the Kencyr lords, his own allies, let the Seven Kings strip him of power,' "