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Below is a complete glossary of characters found throughout the "Asahiel" books. Click the button to hear an audio pronunciation provided by William Thompson (requires Adobe's free Flash Player plug-in).

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A'awari - Cannibalistic Mookla'ayan tribe at war with the Powaii.

Achthium - In Hrothgari mythology, the Great Smithy, creator of the earth and its inhabitants.

Adwan - A Hrothgari dwarf; father of Alfrigg.

Aethelred - Father of Htomah and a former Entient. Onetime friend to Vagorum, king of the Hrothgari.

Alfrigg - A Hrothgari dwarf; bairn of Adwan.

Alganov - An Entient of Whitlock.

Algorath - A renegade Entient; ancestor to Darinor.

Allion - A hunter and woodsman of the village Diln. [Highlight]: Later captain (Fason) of the City Shield of Krynwall; serves as regent in the absence of the king.

Amber - A Nymph jailor; kinmate to Mirren.

Annleia Solymir - Daughter of Laressa; granddaughter of Lord Lorre.

Arn - A mercenary from the land of Yawacor.

Ashwar - An Elder of the Circle of City Elders of Krynwall. Accomplice to Vorric Haze.

Ashwin - A soldier of the City Shield of Krynwall; member of an expedition to Yawacor.

Augelot - A lord of Palladur.

Autumn of the Rain - A castaway and later companion to the pirate captain Red Raven.

Bannok - King of Souaris who formed the League of Man; chief architect of the Proclamation of Man, which divided Tritos east and west into the lands of Partha and Kuuria and proclaimed the Age of Man (Year 0 AM).

Bannon - Lieutenant General, Sixth Division, unified Parthan Legion.

Banon - Eighth Elder of the village Diln.

Barak - A valor sergeant and cavalry squad commander of the Parthan Legion.

Bardik - A freedom fighter and West Wedge commander of the Southern Liberation Force of Wylddeor.

Barwn - An Entient of Whitlock.

"Black Spar" - Pirate and first mate of the Raven's Squall.

Bohwens - A lieutenant and master of scouts for the Southern Liberation Force of Wylddeor.

Boldin - A battalion commander (colonel) of the Parthan Legion.

"Brack" - A pirate and boatswain of the Raven's Squall.

Brae - Sergeant (Second Rank) of the City Shield of Krynwall.

Braegen - A merchant master of Kasseri; uncle to Saena.

Brand - A ship's boy aboard the Pirate's Folly.

Brokk - A Hrothgari dwarf; serves as hurler captain aboard Vashen's lead siege rover; brother to Tegg.

Brolin - A mountain ranger and member of Traver's expeditionary troop from Vagarbound.

Broyle - A soldier of the Bastion at Neak-Thur, in service to Lord Lorre; partner to Denron.

Bullrum ("Bull") - A soldier in Krynwall's Legion of the Sword; member of an expedition to Yawacor.

Caresh - A platoon commander (sergeant) of the Parthan Legion.

Carrus - A royal guardsman of Krynwall.

Caruth - Great-grandfather to Rogun.

Castleguard - The palace guard of the city of Atharvan.

Ceilhigh - A pantheon of gods recognized by the Finlorian elves and later the human kingdoms of Pentania.

Chamaar - General of the Rogues' Garrison at Neak-Thur and later prime commander of the Southern Liberation Force of Wylddeor.

Cheel - A demon minion of Spithaera, leech-like in form.

Cianellen - Lady of the Valley. A presumed avatar of the Ceilhigh.

Ciaran - A Finlorian guardian lord, protector of the king or queen.

Circle of City Elders of Krynwall - Governing council of the city Krynwall, established by King Torin.

Circle of Elders - Governing council of the village Diln. (See Banon, Esaias, Hidee, Leuk, Olenn, Rigdon, Taya, Vahl).

City Shield of Krynwall - See Fasor.

Clave - Master swordhand aboard the Pirate's Folly.

"Conger" - A pirate of the Raven's Squall.

Corathel - Chief General, Parthan West Legion, garrisoned at Crylag. [Highlight]: Later chief general of the unified Parthan Legion.

Cordan - A bearer (Third Rank) of the City Shield of Krynwall; member of an expedition to Yawacor.

Corman - Bearer (Third Rank) of the City Shield of Krynwall; serves as sentry for Marisha.

Council of Lords - The council of ruling noblemen of the barony of Palladur. (See Satallion).

Council of Rogues - Governing body at Neak-Thur; responsible for the defense of Wylddeor against Lord Lorre.

Coy - A child resident of the village Diln.

Craggenbrun ("Crag") - A Tuthari dwarf; bairn of Ragglesband.

Culmaril - The royal family of Souaris. (See Thelin, Loisse, Garett, and Elwonyssa).

Cwingen Grawl - Former chieftain of the native Powaii; grandfather of Cwingen U'uyen.

Cwingen U'uyen - Chieftain of the native Powaii; grandson of Cwingen Grawl.

Dahl - An oafish slave trader.

Darinor - Storyteller who shares with young Jarom a history of the Dragon Wars and of the Swords of Asahiel. [Highlight]: Seventh great-grandson of the renegade Entient, Algorath. Father of Marisha and gatekeeper of the Illysp seal.

Darros - Squad commander (corporal) of the Parthan Legion.

Deliah - Deceased wife of King Galdric of Partha.

Demon Queen - See Spithaera.

Demons - The children of Spithaera. (See Cheel, Gravlith, Lobac, Mitzb, Raxxth, Rwom.)

Demwei - Guiding council of the Finlorian people; advisors to the king or queen.

Denarr - A Finlorian guardian lord.

Dengyn - Lieutenant General, Fifth Division, unified Parthan Legion.

Denron - A soldier of the Bastion at Neak-Thur, in service to Lord Lorre; partner to Broyle.

Derreg - Emperor of Kuuria. Father (architect and ruler) of the city Morethil.

Deven - First Son (crown prince) of Morethil. Eldest surviving son of Emperor Derreg and heir to the empire of Kuuria.

Donal - Sergeant (Second Rank) of the City Shield of Krynwall.

Dragonspawn - Humanoid dragons spawned by Killangrathor and enlisted by Spithaera as militia.

Dral Morga - The Illychar name taken by a city guardsman of Krynwall. Accomplice to Vorric Haze.

Duggarian ("Dugg") - A Hrothgari dwarf; boiler master of Vashen's siege rover.

Duke of Kord - Baleth, younger brother of King Sirrus; uncle to Sorl.

Dunnel - A Parthan outrider.

Durin - A Hrothgari dwarf; bairn of Nethrim.

Dyanne - A Nymph Hunter; kinmate to Holly; sister of Dynara.

Dynara - Granmarch (clan leader) of the Fenwa (Nymphs); kinmate to Naia; sister of Dyanne.

Eames - Captain of the Drakmar military.

Eban - Chief minister of the Parthan city of Atharvan.

Eitri - A Hrothgari dwarf; bairn of Yarro.

Ellebe - Queen of Alson; mother of Soric and Torin.

Elwonyssa ("Lyssa") Culmaril - Young princess of Souaris; daughter of Thelin and Loisse.

Emric - An Elder of the Circle of City Elders of Krynwall. Accomplice to Vorric Haze.

Entients - Order of human avatars, set upon the earth to observe and chronicle the affairs of man for the gods they serve. (See Alganov, Barwn, Htomah, Jedua, Maventhrowe, Merreseth, Oreshand, Prather, Quinlan, Ranunculus, Sovenson, Uthan, Wislome)

Eolin Solymir - [Highlight]: Keifer of the Finlorian elves; husband of Laressa; last of the Vandari.

Esaias - First Elder of the village Diln; Jarom's adoptive father.

Ethric - A trapper, furrier, and mountain guide; onetime lead bounty hunter in service to Lord Lorre; senior partner to Traver.

Evhan - A lieutenant (First Rank) of the City Shield of Krynwall. Later promoted to captain (Fason).

Faldron - A renowned armorer of Krynwall, rumored to specialize in palace intrigues.

Farial - A Finlorian guardian lord.

Farron - A stablemaster of Earthwyn.

Fason (Village Shield) - The position of guardianship of the village Diln. Later, captain of the Fasor (City Shield) of Krynwall.

Fasor (City Shield of Krynwall) - Guardians and protectors of Krynwall; captained by a single Fason.

Fawn - A Nymph Hunter; kinmate to Jess.

Fenwa ("Nymphs") - A band of female rangers of Wylddeor. Dubbed "Nymphs" by the rogues of the Southland.

Finlorians - A nation of elves.

"Flambard" - A pirate and marauder of the Raven's Squall.

Gage - A squad commander (corporal) of the Parthan Legion.

Galdric - King of Partha.

Garett ("Rett") Culmaril - Young prince of Souaris; son of Thelin and Loisse.

Garm - A traveling merchant.

Garungum - A Hrothgari dwarf; father of Tyrungrum.

Gavrin ("Moss") - A rogue of Wylddeor; trapper, hunter, trader, guide, scout.

Getarin Ta'alo - Powaii warrior; comrade to Cwingen U'uyen.

Ghellenay - Baroness of Palladur; cousin to Satallion.

Gilden ("Lancer") - A freedom fighter and Central Wedge commander of the Southern Liberation Force of Wylddeor.

Gorum - Merchant captain employed by Saena's uncle, Braegen.

Gravlith - A demon minion of Spithaera; golem-like in form. Serves as general of her dragonborn armies.

Grimm (Vagrimmel) - A watchman of the city Krynwall.

Haakon - Ancient king of Menzos who staved off the invasion of Partha's King Iskin at Bane Draw (Iskin's Bane).

Hadric - A Parthan soldier.

Hamus - A minister of public works for the Parthan city of Atharvan.

Hargenfeld ("Rags") - Renowned trapper and mountain guide of Yawacor.

Heman - A lieutenant of the Drakmar military.

Hidee - Fifth Elder of the village Diln.

Hocker - Helmsman aboard the Pirate's Folly.

Holly - A Nymph Hunter; kinmate to Dyanne.

Hopper - A tailor in the outpost city of Vagarbound.

Hreidmar - His Glory, King of the Hrothgari; bairn of Vagorum.

Hrothgari - A nation of dwarves.

Htomah - An Entient of Whitlock.

Iigo - Master boatswain aboard the Pirate's Folly.

Illychar - An Illysp that has taken physical form through possession of a mortal coil.

Illysp - A race of flesh-stealing demon spirits.

Iskin - Ancient king of Partha who failed to conquer Kraagen Keep; defeated at Bane Draw (Iskin's Bane).

Itz lar Thrakkon - "The Boundless One." Self-proclaimed lord of the Illysp.

Jaecy - A serving girl at the Giant's Tongue, in the outpost city of Vagarbound.

Jaik - A freedom fighter and East Wedge commander of the Southern Liberation Force of Wylddeor.

Janus - A squad commander (corporal) of the Parthan Legion.

Jaquith Wyevesces ("Weave") - A Powaii scout.

Jarom - Fason of the village Diln; son of Esaias.

Jasyn - Lieutenant General, Second Division, Parthan West Legion. [Highlight]: Later lieutenant general (Second Division) of the unified Parthan Legion.

Jedua - An Entient of Whitlock.

Jenarin - A cavalry squad commander (corporal) of the Parthan Legion.

Jess - A Nymph Hunter; kinmate to Fawn.

"Jib" - A pirate of the Raven's Squall.

Joakim - A Parthan soldier.

Jorkin - Merchant captain of the Pirate's Folly.

Jovanek - A lieutenant (First Rank) of the City Shield of Krynwall.

Kae (Karrelae) - A lead interpreter of the Parthan army, specializing in the Mookla'ayan tongue.

Kael-Magus - An Illysp lord.

Kaleth - A Parthan soldier.

Kallen - A soldier of the City Shield of Krynwall; member of an expedition to Yawacor; brother to Silas.

Kamis - An Elder of the Circle of City Elders of Krynwall. Accomplice to Vorric Haze.

Kardan - Governor of Wingport.

"Keel Haul" (Kell) - A pirate of the Raven's Squall.

Kethra Dane - An Illychar commander; giantess. Companion to Rek Gerra.

Kien - A city guardsman of Krynwall.

Kifur - A mountain ranger and member of Traver's expeditionary troop from Vagarbound.

Killangrathor - Black dragon said to live in the bowels of Mount Krakken. The last of his kind.

Kylac Kronus - Former assassin turned sojourner.

Lagge - A squad commander (corporal) of the Parthan Legion.

Lar - Lieutenant General, Fourth Division, Parthan West Legion.

Laressa Solymir - [Highlight]: Half-elven daughter of Lord Lorre; wife of Eolin.

Ledryk - Lieutenant General, First Division, Parthan West Legion.

Lemm - A liveryman of Earthwyn.

Leuk - Seventh Elder of the village Diln.

Lewellyns - Society of men and women dedicated to a study of the healing arts. (See Marisha, Nimbrus).

Leyem - An aide to King Thelin of Souaris.

Lobac - A demon minion of Spithaera, wolf-like in form.

Logrim - An Elder of the Circle of City Elders of Krynwall. Accomplice to Vorric Haze.

Loisse Culmaril - Queen of Souaris; wife of Thelin; mother of Garett and Elwonyssa.

Lorre - Self-proclaimed overlord of Yawacor.

Lorron - High Guardian of the city Morethil.

"Mackerel" - Pirate and second mate of the Raven's Squall; serves as helmsman.

Madrach - Captain of Soric's mercenary guardsmen on the isle of Shattercove; brother to Red Raven.

Maltyk - Lieutenant General, Third Division, Parthan West Legion. [Highlight]: Later lieutenant general (Third Division) of the unified Parthan Legion.

Malus - A tavern patron encountered in the seaport town of Gammelost.

Marisha Valour - A Lewellyn apprentice. [Highlight]: Later Marisha Lewellyn, in memory of her former people; daughter of Darinor.

Maventhrowe - High Entient of Whitlock.

Merreseth - An Entient of Whitlock.

Mirren - A Nymph jailor; kinmate to Amber.

Mitzb - A demon minion of Spithaera, bat-like in form.

Mookla'ayans - An ancient race of elves native to the lands of Pentania.

Naia - A Nymph leader; kinmate to Dynara.

Necanicum - A witch and necromancer of the Widowwood.

Nethrim - A Hrothgari dwarf; father of Durin.

Nevik - Heir to the barony of Drakmar; son of Nohr.

Nieten, the - Giant salamander-like creature living in a swampland lake deep within the jungles of Vosges.

Nimbrus - Master of the Lewellyn sect residing in Feverroot.

Nohr - Baron of Drakmar; father of Nevik. Rival of Satallion for the throne of Alson.

"Nymphs" - See Fenwa.

Olenn - Sixth Elder of the village Diln.

Oobolso Bwinem - Powaii warrior; comrade to Cwingen U'uyen.

Ordem - Treasury minister for the Parthan city of Atharvan.

Oreshand - An Entient of Whitlock.

Orru - Innkeeper of the Queen's Hive, in the city of Krynwall.

Pagus - Chief herald of the royal palace of Krynwall.

Paladius - Royal escort to Garett and Elwonyssa Culmaril.

"Pike" - A pirate of the Raven's Squall.

Powaii - Kinder, more civilized Mookla'ayan tribe at war with the A'awari.

Prather - An Entient of Whitlock.

Quinlan - An Entient of Whitlock.

Raegak - A Hrothgari dwarf; bairn of Raethor.

Raethor - A Hrothgari dwarf; father of Raegak.

Ragenon - Chief commander (colonel) of the Parthan garrison at Leaven.

Ranunculus - An Entient of Whitlock.

Ravar - An ocean-dwelling leviathan.

Raxxth - A demon minion of Spithaera, and the most savage of her brood.

"Red Raven" (Karulos) - Pirate and captain of the Raven's Squall.

Rek Gerra - An Illychar commander; giant. Companion to Kethra Dane.

Rigdon - Second Elder of the village Diln.

Rogun - General and chief commander of the armies of Alson, garrisoned at Krynwall.

Rwom - A demon minion of Spithaera, worm-like in form.

Rynar - Lieutenant General, Fifth Division, Parthan West Legion.

Sabaoth - High King of Tritos and the Finlorian Empire; ruler of Thrak-Symbos.

Saena - A prison attendant in the service of Lord Lorre.

Satallion - High Lord of Palladur. Rival of Nohr for the throne of Alson.

Shaundra - Wife of Lord Lorre, now deceased; mother to Laressa.

Silas - A soldier of the City Shield of Krynwall; member of an expedition to Yawacor; brother to Kallen.

Sirrus - A former king of Alson; father of Sorl.

Skatchykem - The Hrothgari term for an Illysp that has taken physical form through possession of a mortal coil.

"Sloop" - A pirate of the Raven's Squall.

Soric - Crown prince of Alson; son of Sorl; elder brother to Torin.

Sorl - King of Alson; son of Sirrus; father of Soric and Torin.

Southern Liberation Force - An army of rogues recruited by General Chamaar to reclaim the city of Neak-Thur.

Sovenson - An Entient of Whitlock.

Spithaera (Demon Queen) - A demon avatar.

Stephan - Chief seneschal of Krynwall.

Tahnos - A tavern patron of the Gilded Tankard.

Tam - A shop boy and hopeful apprentice to Faldron.

Taya - Fourth Elder of the village Diln.

Tegg - A Hrothgari dwarf; serves as driver aboard a siege rover; brother to Brokk.

Tehmin - A royal guardsman of Krynwall.

Teldara - Spirits of divination called upon in ancient orcish tradition.

Tevarian - A Kuurian archer.

Thaddreus - First Elder and speaker of the Circle of City Elders of Krynwall.

Thaggon - A Hrothgari patrol leader (toifeam).

Thayre - A Hrothgari dwarf. Serves as military advisor (Ungar Warder) to King Hreidmar.

Thelin Culmaril - King of Souaris; husband of Loisse; father of Garett and Elwonyssa.

Thromb - A Hrothgari dwarf. Serves as primary commander (Ungar Warder) in the absence of Warder General Vashen.

Tonra - A female Hrothgari who serves as courier aboard Vashen's lead siege rover.

Torin - Lesser prince of Alson; son of Sorl; younger brother to Soric. [Highlight]: Later, king of Alson.

Trask - Senior commander of the wizard's mercenary forces at Krynwall.

Traver - A trapper, furrier, and mountain guide; serves also as bounty hunter in service to Lord Lorre; junior partner to Ethric.

Troy - High commander of Souari army.

Tuthari - A nation of dwarves; cousins to the Hrothgari.

Tyrungrum ("Grum") - A Hrothgari dwarf; bairn of Garungum.

Ulgrenshem ("Shem") - A Hrothgari dwarf; advisor to King Hreidmar.

Ulric - A soldier of the City Shield of Krynwall; member of an expedition to Yawacor; native of the seaport town of Gammelost.

Uthan - An Entient of Whitlock.

Vagorum - Father of Hreidmar and former king of the Hrothgari. Onetime friend to Htomah's father, Aethelred.

Vahl - Third Elder of the village Diln.

Vandari - A warrior sect of Finlorian elves who were the first mortal wielders of the Crimson Swords. Later, a descendent Finlorian sect dedicated to the preservation of the Crimson Swords, and responsible for the secrets of the Illysp War.

Vashen - Primary commander (Warder General) of the Hrothgari military and first defender of Ungarveld.

Venmore - A battalion commander (colonel) of the Legion of the Sword, army of Krynwall.

Vinn - A battalion commander (colonel) of the Parthan Legion.

Vorric Haze - An Illysp lord in the absence of Kael-Magus.

Warrlun - A commander of Lord Lorre's armies.

Wislome - An Entient of Whitlock.

Wylddeans - ("Wild Ones") A name used to identify the independent, free-roving peoples of southern Yawacor.

Wynn - Captain of the Souari royal guard, personal defenders of King Thelin Culmaril.

Xarius Talyzar - An assassin.

Yarro - A Hrothgari dwarf; father of Eitri.

Zain - Commander-in-waiting of Krynwall's armies; right hand to General Rogun.


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