Characters

  • Pirates
    • Blackthorn(dead) – Human. Infamous pirate captain. Killed by poison on his last ship, the Harlequin.
    • Gwind – Water gensai. Was the boatswain of the Harlequin, and immediately claimed captainhood upon Blackthorn’s death. Allowed Loralial to take the Harlequin after they captured the Dagger. Current fate unknown: The Dagger was sunk by The Glorious.
    • Loralial – Human rogue. Served under Blackthorn, then became captain of the Harlequin. Has a rivalry with Gwind, and a bargain that says whoever captures the Glorious will become captain of the fleet.
    • Maggot – Plaguerat barbarian. Marooned on an unnamed island of the Nihon coast. Now seeks the ship Bloody Crumpet to take revenge on Veronica.
    • Parr – Halfling cook. Made a deal with the Nihon navy to poison Blackthorn. Continued to serve under Loralial until dissention amongst the crew could no longer be tolerated. Currently stranded on a cursed island.
    • Bill – Human crewman aboard the Harelquin
    • Bilbow (dead) – Halfling aboard the Harlequin; once friends with Parr, only to be later slain by him.
    • Onyx – Dwarf wizard, crewman aboard the Harlequin.
    • Luz and Kuz – two kobolds who serve under Gwind. Fate currently unknown.
    • Cannith – Human wizard; was crew of the Dagger under Captain Felice but joined Loralial after being captured. Was ineptly poisoned by Bilbow in an attempt to frame Parr; currently recovering aboard the Harlequin.
    • Rojah – an ogre, friend of Lorlial.
    • Gan Ning
  • Other sailors
    • Ray Parsenfold – First to sail all the world’s waters. Searched for by Lorlial.
    • Snare – Merchant and storyteller, travels the Nihon islands, bringing vastly inflated tales of adventure.
  • Jingtang Shan
    • Liu Bei – Han noble; seeks to overthrow the Nihon rule of the island Jingtang Shan. He sought the pirates Blackthorn and Gan Ning to aid the blockade of the port. With Blackthorn dead, he struck a bargain with Loralial. If she assists with the blockade, he will ensure they have a safe port “for all time”, and convice Gan Ning to help them defeat The Glorious. Later, he enlists the help of Thorto and Ivethilill.
    • Ho Lan of Hundred Blossom street. An alchemist.
    • Xing Tao – cleric of Agostino. Insulted, then defeated by, Maggot at The Sterling Wench. Shamed, he later denied that any fight took place.
    • Wahieroa – Triad enforcer; runs the fighting pits in the mountain village Chaoxi Gang.
    • Connor – Half-elf swindler. Steals drakes from the imperial Inspector’s compound, to fight for money in the pits.

Characters

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