|Book Origin||The Magician's Apprentice|
Jornen is a metal-worker who lives in the town of Mandryn, in the Aylen Ley. He is married to Possa, and they have six children; two older boys, one of them called Tiken, a twelve year old named Yaden, a girl and boy, and a baby.
Jornen calls for Veran's help when Yaden is suffering. Veran and Tessia arrive to help, taking him down the the cellar of the cramped home. After diagnosing and treating him with appendicitis, Jornen and Possa are grateful for their help.
|Spoilers from "The Magician's Apprentice"|
Jornen and his family were all killed by Takado when he obliterated Mandryn. Tiken managed to survive the attack because he was hiding. He helped to bury and name the dead.