Dramatis Personæ

  • Yurgen Kaneko, the Bull of the North.  A Dawn caste Solar who has created an empire and attracted many Exalted to his cause.  Is slowly but surely becoming convinced of his own divine right to rule.
  • Samea.  A Zenith caste Solar and mighty Sorceress who once took Yurgen under her wing but now answers to his leadership.
  • Kami the Healer.  A Twilight caste Solar who has reached the pinnacle of scientific prowess for one so young.  Has already developed a cure for a totally incurable disease and has built artifacts of his own design.  Always accompanied by his young nephew Jacob.
  • Narula the Tigress.  A Dawn caste Solar and the only living Solar who has learned from a Sidereal master.  Runs a very unremarkable dojo in the Hundred Kingdoms.
  • Richard.  A Night caste Solar with a cocky streak a mile wide who now serves as emissary and thief for the Bull of the North.
  • Verrance, Descending Violet Whisper.  A Chosen of Endings with a lot of experience in the North and a fair amount with the Bull of the North as well.  Mistrustful, secretive, and generally a typical Sidereal.
  • Arqubis.  A Twilight caste Solar and accomplished Necromancer who has taken residence in the Shadowland of Thorns.
  • Nalla Bloodaxe.  A Night caste Solar who serves the Bull of the North without question, going so far as to allow himself to be seduced by the Lover Clad in the Raiment of Tears.
  • Howling Stripes.  A Wolf totem Full Moon Lunar a full three hundred years old, who first met Narula and Arqubis and pummeled them into submission while hoping for a good fight.  Now runs as Narula’s ally.
  • Zeke.  A Twilight caste Solar with great mechanical skill who has been loaned from his home Empire of Rathess to the Bull of the North as a gesture of goodwill and a contribution towards a secret plan.
  • Yvonne.  A Raksha of the Southeast who has come with Zeke to offer her diplomatic services to aid the Bull’s schemes.