Notes

Places

  • Lendon– City southwest of Stockton, Capital of the Lendonian Empire.
  • Stockton– Claire’s Hometown, independent.
  • Sanre Du Lore– City of Sins.
  • Ciana et YaederreThe city of Hope- Elvin forest city.
  • Rodem– Rome like ancient city with the Colosseum. Kardeia was its elvin name.
  • Dorini– Small town in the valley by the Haven.
  • Klenorah Forest– Near Dorini.
  • Haven– In the mountains of Derenan.
  • Derenan– Farron’s home country- 12 provinces.
  • Uru Baya– Small mountain village rumored to have an elder.
  • Rift of Illanor– Rift that separates Derenon from the eastern countries.
  • Behran– Small village where General Brennus takes Claire, Lord Byron’s home.
  • Alexos– Large port city east of Lendon.
  • Florin– The city of flowers and one said elf’s mother.
  • Zaqar– The desert region to the west, in Derenan.
  • Berainese mountains– Separates Zaqar and Derenan territories. Stretches all the way north, curving towards the ocean.
  • Isailo– Northern territory in Derenan, where Farron grew up in the mountains at a training school. Like a dojo?
  • Solaniki– Lianna’s hometown to the south on the coast.
  • Levinon– The humans’ last stronghold during the Great War, by Rodem.
  • Onar– One of the old kingdoms, now a territory of Derenan.
  • Rhutham– In Belquiel, a northwestern territory of Derenan.
  • Belquiel– A northeastern territory of Derenan.
  • Palaan– A western territory of Derenan.
  • Strealla– The small village deep in the northern Arenae Mountains where Claire and Lianna defeat the beast.
  • Linesbrough– Small port town south of Alexos where Marion hides out.
  • Great Sandren Plains– Grasslands far to the north where the centaurs are supposed to reside.
  • Lannoi– A small town far north along the coast where Claire’s friend, Hannah, moves with her husband.
  • Aloniki– A small resort town along the coast north of Solaniki. Popular with the wealthy.
  • Et Tessera– ‘The Terraced City’, southern port in Derenan. Where Claire and company hire a boat.
  • Samota– The village before Uru Baya in the mountains.

 

People

  • The Ophiuchus Syndicate– The shadowy mafia like group that Claire’s mother was once a member of.
  • King Líadan– King of Derenan and Farron’s half brother.
  • King Earnehard– Líadan and Farron’s dad.
  • The Duchess of Salgir, Queen Meiriona – Wife of King Líadan, Queen Consort of Derenan.
  • Aiden– King Líadan’s son, Farron’s nephew, ¾ years old.
  • Marla– The maid that serves Claire in the palace.
  • Lianna Sallion– One of the starchildren. Currently the king’s mistress, previously Farron’s lover. Green eyes.
  • Star Children– The starchildren, Lianna, Claire, Razi and others. In all, there are 7 of them.
  • Salí– The ethnic people of the Zaqar desert region to the west.
  • Razi Sayid– From Zaqar. Another one of the starchildren. Currently working for the Council.
  • Illanor– The leader of the human resistance during the Great War.
  • Lord Hyndor– One of the Councilmen. The one that propositions  Farron into their service again under false pretenses.
  • Maelin– A type of Beast of Old, likes water, looks like a winged dragon.
  • Lord Ryell– The councilman Claire ran into in the halls of the palace and helped.
  • Azra– Claire’s horse in the second and third book.
  • Roain– The giant feline-like beast Claire fights in the underground cave.
  • Ryaenon– Forest king, Elvin.
  • King Harold Harston- Ruler of Lendon.
  • Philip of House Harston– son of Harold, prince of Lendon, next in line.
  • Lord Ryell– One of the Councilmen. Confronts Claire without revealing himself in the palace.
  • Jerrod Wyard– Or Jerry, Claire’s ex fiancé, a member of the Defense Squad. Dusty blond with green eyes. Dimples. Charming, slightly shy.
  • Farthis– The mysterious older gentleman who used to visit the Blazing Stallion on his trade route, but it turns out he was really a member of the Syndicate that would come and check in on Claire and her mother, give her mother news, letters from her real mother, etc.
  • Maria– Head healer at the Haven, old friend of Farron’s.
  • Sarah– Maria’s daughter, envious of Claire.
  • Vatrian– Ancient kingdom, the ones who first discovered how to use magic.
  • Laura– One of the barmaids. She’d worked at their tavern for the past five years.
  • Niava– Farron’s horse.
  • Hannah and Lauren– Claire’s two old hometown friends she hadn’t heard from in a few years.
  • Captain Hamza Bahadur– The captain that is assigned to look after Claire by the king and Council. Dies in fortress.
  • Briol Daore / Bahkar- The mad starchildren that attacks Claire. Used to be known as Briol when he served in the army years ago under Farron’s father’s rule. Went crazy and now calls himself Bahkar. Dressed in mismatched armor, the man was thick and gruff, with a scar that bisected his left eye. The shock of his grey hair belied his age, appearing no more than forty. – Has dark eyes, almost black.
  • Alan- Kind of silly. Claire gets along with him great, around her age. Kind of reminds her of Jerrod. Red-blonde hair with emerald green eyes and freckles. Early twenties.
  • Chet– Mid-twenties, dark blonde hair, brown eyes, a little cocky but well behaved. Always looking to prove himself. Dies in fortress.
  • Graham– An elderly gentleman, retired from the army looking for something less physical. Graying brown hair, light wrinkles, deep brown eyes. Scar under left eye. Gentle but still capable.
  • Zeriod– Half Sali, half northern derenian. Dark brown hair, coppery skin, light brown eyes. Around the same age as Alan. Dies in fortress.
  • Bertrand– Syndicate agent watching over Marion. Middle aged, sandy blonde hair, dull gray eyes, somewhat cruel.
  • Deliah– Blonde woman who watches over Claire at the hidden Syndicate sanctuary. Marion’s age and Bertrand’s superior. Seems to have known Marion. Green/ hazel eyes.
  • Lin– A boy of about nine years of age. Has mop of dark curls, olive skin, and distinctly almond shaped eyes. Comes from the far continent from across the sea. Raised in the Syndicate since he was a baby.
  • Fran– An old friend of Farron’s in Sanre. A madam and head of her own brothel.
  • Selene– Claire’s real mother.
  • King Ryaenon- Forest Elf King.
  • Rialla– The female elf that had sealed the tablet fragments away and had concocted and carried out the magic ritual that sealed magic away.
  • Sabin- The old ancient elf in the Forbidden Forest who helps translate the stone fragments.
  • Maya- Star child. Dark skin, braided hair, likes to wear bright colors. Cynical.
  • Leah- Star child. Around Lin’s age. Like a miniature version of Lianna. Wavy blonde hair framed a freckled, pretty face. Deep blue eyes looked like the only difference between her and the older woman.
  • Master Lorian- Farron’s master that taught him how to fight. Close like a father. Gave him his daggers.

 

Foreign Words

  • Me Chaqana Sali (what Razi is) for my lady.
  • Cairno mon stactí adamarrí travea– I will protect my stubborn little tavern maid.
  • Mien Serté My lady in Lianna’s tongue. Used in Solaniki.
  • Ciana et Yaederre The city of hope.
  • Yaederrí– Little hope.
  • Et– The.
  • í Suffix meaning little.
  • Mon lainí My lady in elvish.
  • Ahgis threik non Don’t kill them.
  • Sintae Elvin curse, like ‘shit.’
  • Kardeia The red city, Rodem’s Elvin name.
  • Hizeáns Ingrates/ bastards.
  • Haggah Kind of like ‘Fuck me.’
  • Paílle au rue Lianna’s tongue, like ‘most beautiful girl.’
  • Mien Anaire My dear – Lianna’s tongue.
  • Sin de Reine The King’s Shadow.
  • Nieste et Straía– The Star of the Night.
  • Savíour Savior, Lianna’s language.
  • Mulnas– The blind mountain trolls.
  • StactíStubborn.
  • Triall se non ahgisI will not kill you.
  • FijärilinTiny butterfly-like manifestations of magic. Glow blue.
  • Hume sylnias– Human sympathizers.

 

12 Territories of Derenan

  • Derenan– The main central territory that serves as the capital to the kingdom. Where the king lives and the Council gathers.
  • Zaqar– The desert territory to the west that borders along the ocean. Vast and not ver populous, it is the home to the Sali people, a culture that is seen as primitive and unrefined to others.
  • Isailo– A territory to the northeast. Small and mainly mountainous. Where Farron grew up.
  • Belquiel– A northeastern territory, south of Isailo, half mountainous, half plains. Where Marla hails from.
  • Palaan– A western territory of Derenan, just north of Zaqar.
  • Llaqor
  • Onar– One of the old kingdoms, now a territory of Derenan.
  • Rhutham– In Belquiel, a northwestern territory of Derenan.

 

7 Starchildren

 

  • Claire
  • Lianna
  • Razi
  • Bahkar
  • Lin
  • Maya
  • Leah