Maudra Fara

Maudra Fara

Your return to Stone-in-the Wood puts our clan in a dangerous position.
~ Maudra Fara to Rian.

Maudra Fara is a major character in The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and the deuteragonist of the prequel comic, The Quest for the Dual Glaive.

She is voiced by Lena Headey, who also plays Kitty Brydon in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Maudra Fara is the leader of the Stonewood Clan, accompanied by her pet Fizzgig Baffi. A firm and fearless leader, she initially doesn't trust Rian, believing he has gone mad.

Rian tries to convince her that the SkekSis killed Mira, a soldier. Fara doesn't believe him and tries to take him back to his father, but Rian escapes. However, she believes Rian after some Gelfling dreamfast with her. 

After All-Maudra Mayrin is murdered by the SkekSis and her eldest daughter, Seladon, takes the crown, Maudra Fara challenges her to a Trial by Air but loses. She refuses Seladon's offer to join her in her rule.

When she returns to Stone-in-the-Wood, Fara rallies her clan for war against the SkekSis, which begins the Stonewood Rebellion. Mother Aughra urges her to rely on the survival of her clan instead of risking destruction. As she plans her attack, the Arathim, allied with the SkekSis, possess her and the Stonewood Clan and bring them to the Castle of the Crystal.

Fara, with Brea and Seladon, is shackled and gagged by the SkekSis and a possessed Tavra, about to be drained of her essence for SkekMal's revival. Aughra interferes, bargaining her life for them. Fara, Brea, and Seladon are freed. She sets the rest of the prisoners free, but Tavra is mortally wounded by SkekSil.

Later, Fara apologizes to Rian for not believing him and participates in the second battle for Stone-in-the-Wood. skekOk launches her blades at Seladon, but Fara pushes her out of the way and is wounded. Eventually, Fara succumbs to her wounds.



  • In the Dark Crystal comics, as a child, Fara was a rebellious, free spirit who accompanied Ordon on his quest to find the Dual Glaive.
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