finds patterns everywhere she looks. The day she finds a
ring in a deserted forest glade her life changes
never wastes his breath on denials. A mercenary by trade
he moves from country to country trying to escape his
of Garizon was
born with no sense of taste. Dark and sadistic, he has no
mind except for war.
in the deadliest of magics. He knows the old patterns and
the old ways, and when he sits at his scribing desk,
poison flows from his brush.
is Izgard's child queen. Frightened of her own shadow,
she must learn to stand and fight for herself.
was due to be drowned at birth. He's scared of rats, bats
and most things that move, yet he loves his mistress with
all his doggy heart.
is son to one of the richest men in Rhaize. He thinks he
knows all the answers, sees nothing except the need to
fight, yet as the story unfolds he comes to realize just
how wrong he is.
Izgard's crack troops. When dark sorcery is used upon
them they shift like shadows and turn into dread
is a humble scribe's assistant. If the devil turned up in
the middle of the road, Emith would swear he's "just a
bit misunderstood, that's all."
The Ney is a Bay'Zell port officer but his name appears
on no roll and his job does not officially exist. He
spends his nights in total darkness watching the harbor
for signs of illegal activity. Watch
Segwin watch you!