Keiftal is a main character featured in the novel The Orb of Xoriat. He is Teron's master and a long time student of the Monastery of Pastoral Solitude. He is partially deaf cuasing him to speak loudly and slur his s's.
Keiftal joined the Monastery of Pastoral Solitude in 939 YK shortly after his mother was killed in The Last War on the Brelish frontier. After being trained by his master he passed his test in 943 YK.
Keiftal has a wrinkled face, a beard made from stubble and short-cut unkept hair.