Garstang was the palace on the Isle of Thanedd. The walls of the palace emit a strong aura and block magic interference, thanks to Nina Fioravanti. The process of imposing these magical barriers took her nearly a year to perfect. This barrier, and a strict no-weapons policy, made it an ideal location for the Conclave of Mages.
|“||Near the summit, where you can see those gleaming domes, is Garstang palace. The great Conclave of Mages will begin there in a few days. And there, look, on the very top. That solitary tower with battlements is Tor Lara, the Tower of Gulls..."||”|
— pg(s). 66, Time of Contempt (UK edition)