The Chosen Five
One of the Mages of Saruun in Thunderspire Mountain
Paldemar was a member of the Mages of Saruun in Thunderspire Mountain. In addition to establishing a vibrant temple and cult of Vecna in Thunderspire, Paldemar was gathering arcane power that he could use to destroy the Mages so that he alone could take over. His plan was to build an infernal machine that would give him control of all the bronze warders within the mountain. Without their protectors, Paldemar believed that the Mages would be easy pickings. He planned to absorb their powers, take over Thunderspire Mountain and the Nentir Vale, and then seize the Pyramid of Shadows.
Unfortunately for him, Paldemar met his end at the hands of The Guardians of the Gate before he could complete his plans.