- Long face, creased with age
- Hair cut short, thin and mostly gray
- King of Arafel
- Brother of Kiruna Nachiman
- Husband of Menuki
At the beginning of The Path of Daggers, King Paitar is in the Black Hills, meeting with other monarchs from the Borderlands.
At the beginning of Crossroads of Twilight, King Paitar and the other Borderland monarchs are in Andor, fifty leagues north of Caemlyn.