Bend was the capital of the Central Oregon Ranchers' Association and the only city within the Association's boundaries. Appearances The Sunrise Lands Mary and Ritva Havel stopped in Bend to buy supplies for the Quest. They became caught up in a riot. The High King of Montival Bend fell to the combined forces of the Church Universal and Triumphant and the United States of Boise. Afterward, Martin Thurston learned that he was a pawn of Sethaz.