Quote Originally Posted by nagash66 View Post
In addition isnt one of the most powerful noble family in the kingdom ( Hellgalves or something like that from the new DE booK) ruled by a Female ?

If i remember it correctly then we know they can also rise to the highest positions of the nobility.
That's the Helbanes. Anethra (the matriarch of the family) rules Clar Karond IIRC, and uses the "renegade" Khelthrai to instill fear in dissenters. In the most recent Druchii book somewhere, I think near the Cold One section?