Introduction. In order to facilitate the
reading experience of the comprehensive Katya Dragonseeker story, the Appendices
help you to find your way around in the plot. The Appendices provide you with a
character list of all characters being part of the story, plus a detailed time
table displaying the events of the life of the main character, Katya Ileri Dain,
the little unknown girl from the small village of Yarrow, who should become the
most famous Erpheronian Queen.
AERLICHT HRUTH. – Head of House Hruth and
member of the Voldarian
Council. Plotted to take over as Sovereign of the
Erpheronians and enlisted
some of the weaker members of the
Council in his many schemes.
AMALTHEA EITHAR. –
Head of House Eithar and member of the Voldarian Ruling Council. A
formidable and highly-capable woman. Mentor to
Jenefra and later, to
Katya when she became the
Erpheronian Sovereign. Aunt
to Drafas and
Gerwon Tristin. She never re-married after
her husband and child died during the plague years.
CALE PERIM. –
A Ximaxian wizard and secret advisor
to Jenefra. Short, stocky and of an odd
sense of humor, Cale later became the Archmagus of
Ximax. Is intrigued by
Katya and her mysterious
A carpenter who met Ar’leiná and
her companion Melór briefly when the two
elves arrived in
A maid of Thyrrinths Hold during
Jenefra’s short reign and later Mistress of the East Wing when
Katya Illeri ascended the
Erpheronian seat. A good
friend and confidante to Katya who had
rescued her from a brutal beating instigated by Linn Terolude when she was a
servant in Linn's house. And because of this act on
Katya’s part, Ennide faithfully offered a
lifetime’s worth of steadfast service to her new Queen.
ERTAI ILERI. –
Katya. A lovely and frail woman who passed
away shortly after giving birth to her daughter.
JARAT LOTHARI. –
of Nikos and Karliss. Suspected of matricide but was never proven. Lusted after
Katya Ileri but the latter more than adequately defended her honor against him.
Died during the first wave of the Soul Robbery.
Queen of the Erpheronians
for a short time after her father and brother’s deaths. Reputed to be the most
beautiful human woman born of her time. She
married Wengerim, the Dragonslayer, and
after his death, remained a widow for the rest of her days.
KARLISS LOTHARI. – Daughter of Santwin Lothari and wife to Nikos. Drowned
in a boat accident and was suspected of being murdered by her son although no
actual proof of this heinous deed was ever found.
KATYA ILERI. –
Voldar and of the
Erpheronian tribe during the
Age of Awakening, succeeding the short reign of
Queen Jenefra. Known sometimes as
Katya Dragonseeker or among her enemies as
the Beggar Queen due to the fact that she
was not born of noble stock but was a village girl by birth though her father
was once the Captain of the
Voldarian Guards. In her youth she was rumored to have killed the
Married to Lysander Dain and bore a son
with him, Malakai, who became King after her abdication upon her husband’s
death. [read more]
– Head of House Branoc and a fearsome warrior. One of
Jenefra’s closest and staunchest
supporters. Good friends with Amalthea Eithar and
Vaelaron Dain. Thinks of
Katya Ileri as an unofficial niece.
TEROLUDE. – Niece to Preya Arkaisa.
Though beautiful, her nature was spoilt, amoral and thoughtlessly cruel. One of
the first humans to succumb to the Soul
Robbery during the first wave of attacks and subsequently died by
Captain of the Guards
of Voldar and husband to
Katya Ileri. Son of
Lysander distinguished himself many
times in battle during the bleak years following the Vardýnnian Atonement and
also successfully fought off the subsequent Dragonknights uprisings who sought
to seize control of Voldar and overthrow
Also famed for his brilliant battle tactics, many of which are still employed by
leaders and mages in different wars through the Ages.
MEDOC ILERI. –
Father of Katya Ileri.
Captain of the Guards
during Maengolth’s reign. He retired to the small village of Yarrow with his
wife and baby daughter where he opened a tavern called ‘The One-Armed Soldier’.
Was killed during the Dragonstorm.
Personal maid to Katya Ileri and
Mistress of the South Wing in Thyrrinths Hold. A motherly sort who fusses
tirelessly over her lady.
NIKOS LOTHARI. –
Head of House Lothari though he was not of the Lothari bloodline. He became Head
by virtue of marriage to Karliss Lothari, daughter of Santwin Lothari who was
then Head of the House. Died during the first wave of the Soul Robbery.
TRIOAN SELLUS. –
Head of House Sellus and member of the
Voldar Council. An unassuming
man in appearance but the unexceptional demeanor hides one of the most fiercely
brilliant minds of Caelereth during the
Age of Awakening. Also possesses a photographic memory. Supports
Jenefra and helped to thwart most of
VAELARON DAIN. –
Father of Lysander Dain and
Captain of the Guards.
A gruff, blunt soldier, happier wielding a sword in a battle, than
debating Council matters in a
small-enclosed room. Trusted counselor to
Queen Jenefra. Was killed during an attack by the Dark Order of the
Dragonknights. [read more]
– A beautiful flame-haired
elf maid of the
Tethinrhim tribe but who stayed
within the confines of the Thaelon for
love of Melór, though it is an unrequited affection. Friend to
HIGH AVÁ'RÁNN. –
Most revered among her people and first of the
elves to tread upon the earth of the newly made
world. She showed a young Katya a vision of
Avá whilst the latter was under her
protection within the Thaelon. Of the
Astyrhim tribe, the
High Avá'ránn is bound for eternity,
or until Avá destroys the Dream, as the
Keeper of Eu'reóll, the Tree of Life.
MELÓR. – An
whose name means "shadow" in
the common Tharian tongue. He resides in the woodland
realm of the Thaelon and is kin to the
High Avá'ránn. Healed the grievously
burned Katya, when she stumbled into the
boundaries of the Thaelon. Later
journeyed to Voldar to warn
Jenefra of the impending Soul Robbery.
– The adamant-dragon who led the
Dragonstorm and rained fire
down upon Katya’s village, leaving
her the only survivor and bent on vengence against the beast. Ol'dem'brey
also killed Caein when the human
prince sacrificed his father, Maengolth, in an attempt to seize power by
trying to make a bargain with the adamant-dragon.
Was wounded during the seige of Voldar
by Katya when she flung her father’s
sword into its great eye. Its whereabouts are now unknown after the