Treona is a mystic acting as advisor to [[:kiris-alkirk | Kiris Alkirk]]. When the town fell, the two established a tower outside of the village of Dawnslight, primarily in the hopes of plotting their return.
When Treona heard of the exploits of …
Kiris Alkirk was the leader of Kiris Dahn before the people fled and the goblins came. With his seer, [[:treona | Treona]], he fled the down before the conquering horde. They established a tower near the new village of Dawnslight, and they plan on their …
Like [[:kiris-alkirk | Kiris Alkirk]], Kiris Hoyt is a member of the Kiris family, former noble family holding regency over the town of Kiris Dahn. When the others fled, for some reason, he remained.
He has been surviving in Kiris Dahn these past …
Tristys is a brass dragon who has taken up residence by Kiris Dahn's hot springs. In its investigations of the town's library, it found a fell artifact known as the Slaying Stone, the last of a set of items made for the town's defense.
Captain Kalaes is the human leader of Sorgforge's Citadel. A military organization dedicated to keeping the peace, black murmurings suggest that the Citadel is nothing more than a pawn of Sorgforge's mercantile houses.
Nevertheless, Captain Kalaes …
Professor Gydd Nephret
A half-elf professor at Morgrave University in Sorgforge, Professor Gydd Nephret is a student of ancient cultures who happens to know much of the lore surrounding the artifact known as the Ashen Crown, of which Ashurta's Blade found in the Ashurta's Tomb …
Leogold Spiritforged, like [[:emma | Emma]], was an acolyte at the Temple of Light in [[Duchy Jepson | Jepson]]. When the old priest of Dawnslight, Xyratris Falconsflight, passed away, Emma and her friend [[:bosabrieln-peredhel | Bosabrieln]] escorted …
The Wordbearers are part faction, part adventuring group. Existing to the far north, the Wordbearers …
Lost Children of Nebelun
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The Lost Children of "Nebelun":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ …
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[[:bezaldooz | Bezaldooz's]] loyal riding dog, found in [[Sorgforge | Sorgforge's]] market for a third of the normal price!
Wilson met his end in [[The Black Moor | the Black Moor swamp]], devoured by mutant insects. Interested parties may wish to …
Adeptus Gloomblight Spellweaver
Gloomblight Spellweaver is an Adeptus at [[The University for the Study of the Arcane Arts and Sciences | the University of the Study of the Arcane Arts and Sciences]]. His general appearance suggests that he is a "Shade":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ …
The Duchess Jepson is a young, human girl somewhere around eight years old. Her mother died in childbirth and her father died more recently from apparent natural causes, leaving her in charge of [[Duchy Jepson | Duchy Jepson]].
Being too young to …
Discipulus Baron Lee van Hook
The Baron Lee van Hook is a human wizard and a Discipulus with [[The University for the Study of the Arcane Arts and Sciences | the University of the Study of the Arcane Arts and Sciences]]. He is also a wealthy landowner, being a member of [[Duchy …
Headmaster Ebenezer Jepson
Academic. Master magus. Parliamentarian. War hero. Headmaster Magister Ebenezer Cascata Mararnith Jepson, like many of his companions, is many things to many people. Once a half-elf wizard of meager means, Headmaster Jepson grew to his current status …
Vilustuminen the White
What drove Vilustuminen south to the [[A Brief History of the Sorrowfell Plains | Sorrowfell Plains]] — _in the summertime_, no less — is unknown. It is most likely that Vilustuminen came from the Hoarfrost Ridge, looking for territory.
It is known …
Lady Jansaadi Claasen
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Tikulti is (or was) a doppelganger triple-agent. Initially introduced as an agent in the employ of [[:captain-kalaes | Captain Kalaes]] and the Citadel, Captain Kalaes explained that he was posing as a member of the [[:wordbearers | Wordbearers]] as part …
Elf. Bard. Iconoclast.
Vianibrar is both [[Nainimdul | Nainimdul's]] greatest resident and greatest shame. He is the most famous resident of Nainimdul, but openly flaunts their traditions — and likely only thrives because he is both powerful and …
The Terrible Old Man
There are lots of stories about the Terrible Old Man. Some claim that he is simply an old man. Others claim he is a retired adventurer of unknown profession (some even claim that his tangled mass of hair hides the horns of the supposedly dead Baarziduul …
Adeptus Uaaru, better known to her students as Professor Uaaru, teaches comparative religion at [[The University for the Study of the Arcane Arts and Sciences | the University of the Study of the Arcane Arts and Sciences]]. Additionally, she is a noted …
The Sentinel Electronic Nervous System and Engineered Intelligence, more commonly called the SENSEI, is an Autonomous Intelligence made by Elmore Station to help run the multigenerational ship known as the _Sentinel_. In the event of catastrophic failure …
Count Antonio Weogora
A member of House Weogora in [[Scandshar | Scandshar]], Count Antonio Weogora came to [[The University for the Study of the Arcane Arts and Sciences | the University for the Study of the Arcane Arts and Sciences]] in [[Duchy Jepson | Duchy Jepson]] to …
Count Finlay Brissot
Count Finlay Brissot is a member of House Brissot, and keeping with the house's populist roots, he is also a vocal abolitionist. To that end, he funds the militant abolitionist group known as the [[The Zookeepers | Zookeepers]], a fact which makes him a …
Darstina Tallcrippler is an agent of [[The Zookeepers | the Zookeepers]] who engaged in infiltration of [[The Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks | the Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks]] on behalf of [[:count-finlay-brissot | Count Finlay Brissot]].
(Ekaterina back when she was Lydia. Image source: http://hart-worx.deviantart.com/art/peacock-back-214698032)
Back when she was Lydia the Tattooed Lady, Ekaterina …
Lord Oculus the Beautiful
Unseen and unknown, Lord Oculus is a major player in [[The Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks | the Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks]]. The head of operations in [[Scandshar | Scandshar]], Lord Oculus is rarely seen by underlings, which gives rise to …
Able to slip among humanoids unnoticed, this Broken Chain agent was apparently employed by the group as an assassin. Apart from Broken Chain membership, changeling heritage, and possible training in the assassin arts of the drow, any other details …
Scarlet Jax and her "boys" are a gang of street thugs currently working for [[The Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks | the Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks]] (although the general impression is that Scarlet Jax answers to no one, and merely answers to the …
Do you need something? Shaitan al-Ayyim, the so-called "Queer Fakir," has it. Or knows where to get it.
You could have it, too. For a price.
Supposedly, the old merchant comes from [[The Isle of Anhak | the islands to the West]], and according to …
Torili is a dwarf shaman — an urban shaman, obviously, to hang around [[Scandshar | Scandshar]] — who has thrown in with [[The Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks | the Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks]]. Admittedly, the motives are unclear. Perhaps the …
Durglothtor the Brown
Durglothtor the Brown is a veteran of over a dozen battles in the arenas of [[Scandshar | Scandshar]]. The dragon's prowess and control of sand has defeated several gladiators in the past.
Of course, all things must come to an end; Durglothtor was …
Once upon a time, there was a little pixie who lived in the [[The Feywild | Feywild]].
He was very happy.
But then, something happened that made the little pixie mad. He lashed out, he acted in anger. Anger subsided, but the consequences remained. …
Dragomir Negrescu is a fierce fighter and the head of the street gang known as Negrescu's Nagas, operating under the aegis of the [[The Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks | Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks]]. Word on the street is that he's a Vryloka — …
Not much is known about Lord Book, other than he is a Revenant and (presumably) a member of the noble house known as House Gorupa. He works for the [[The Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks | Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks]], although his precise job is …
A barrister for the [[The Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks | Illustrious Menagerie of Peacocks]], Lamont MacBeth engages in all sorts of shady dealings.
He has only crossed paths with the [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]] twice …
Old Tom is a legendary beggar who wanders the streets of [[Scandshar | Scandshar]]. He is known to be disheveled and unwashed, typically mumbling broken sentences into his filthy beard. He somehow survives, despite appearing to have no way of caring for …
Abbot Aelius is the head of the Temple of the Guiding Light in [[Duchy Jepson | Duchy Jepson]]. It is apparent that he is allied with the nobility of Jepson, as well as the [[The University for the Study of the Arcane Arts and Sciences | University for …
Bonatos is a "quasit":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quasit from the "Abyss":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abyss_(Dungeons_%26_Dragons). Summoned by [[:bezaldooz | Bezaldooz]] when the wizard started studying demonology, Bonatos acts as his familiar. It is …
Estevan is a somewhat jovial and refined ogre mage as well as a key leader of the [[Planar Trade Consortium | Planar Trade Consortium]].
Estevan contacted the [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]] and the [[:the-mourners-of-saerun- …
Evidently a servant of the [[Planar Trade Consortium | Planar Trade Consortium]], this kolyarut summoned the [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]] to their audience with [[:estevan | Estevan]].
How the Planar Trade Consortium …
A mysterious merchant from "the plains of Leng":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leng, Fu Dara is a manager of the [[Planar Trade Consortium | Planar Trade Consortium's]] [[Skyfall | Skyfall project]].
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Northrax the Modron
Northrax is a "rogue modron":http://www.planewalker.com/040101/rogue-modron and a manager of the [[Planar Trade Consortium | Planar Trade Consortium's]] [[Skyfall | Skyfall dungeon project]].
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The Mourners of Saerun Road
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The Mourners of Saerun Road are an adventuring …
She of the Dying Light
She of the Dying Light is the young leader of a tribe of Purple Men located in the upper levels of [[Skyfall | Skyfall Delve]]. Under her guidance — along with the guidance of her father, [[:the-sight-beyond-the-sun-1 | The Sight Beyond the Sun]] — the …
The Sight Beyond the Sun
[[:she-of-the-dying-light-1 | She of the Dying Light's]] aged father, The Sight Beyond the Sun is a potent mystic of some renown among his people. Now blind, his tribe whispers of him in rumors, suggesting that he is both a powerful shaman and a notable …
Iathacl the Storyteller
[[:she-of-the-dying-light-1 | She of the Dying Light]] only made one brief reference to Iathacl, warning the [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]] and the [[:the-mourners-of-saerun-road | Mourners of Saerun Road]] that he obtained a …
The Traveler of Roads Untrod
The Traveler of Roads Untrod is an evil Green Man sorcerer from the lower depths of Skyfall Delve. His subordinate, Cathorso, indicated that the Traveler would be very interested in meeting the [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]] …
Cathorso is (or was) a member of the retinue of the [[:the-traveler-of-roads-untrod-1 | Traveler of Roads Untrod]]. Traveling with the Traveler, he and his men engaged in Alien tech salvage on the top floor of [[Skyfall | Skyfall delve]]. There, he and …
Magister Remegni, also known as Remegni the Stoic, is a professor at [[The University for the Study of the Arcane Arts and Sciences | the University for the Study of the Arcane Arts and Sciences]]. Magister Remegni specializes in curses, as well as …
Aratha is a fallen angel of the love goddess "Sune":http://forgottenrealms.wikia.com/wiki/Sune from the world of [[Toril | Toril]]. Apparently having fallen for questioning her parameters, she now runs an inn, the [[The Silver Tankard | Silver Tankard]], …
The last torrian in [[Argent | Argent]], Rrowthar serves its last guardian, [[:obanar-1 | Obanar]]. In a time of desperate need, Obanar sent him out to the world to find heroes worthy of the city. After being set upon by elementals and rescued by the [[ …
Lady Léopoldine de Rais
The last living guardian of [[Argent | Argent]], the ancient wizard Obanar has maintained the city even as it lay forgotten by the outside world. Aided by the last torrian in the city, [[:rrowthar-1 | Rrowthar]], Obanar has summoned the [[Shields of the …
This unknown fellow was seen poking around in the vaults of [[Argent | Argent]]. He managed to steal something and escape despite the best efforts of the [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]].
He appeared again in the steading of …
Physandos is a demon operating under the auspices of the demoness Oublivae, the Queen of Desolation. Within the past few centuries, he subjugated the dragon [[:urthix | Urthix]] and helped destroy once-mighty [[Argent | Argent]] by convincing its torrian …
Piranoth is a primordial, one of the primal entities of elemental might who created the Prime Material Plane. He is revered as the creator and master of giants — specifically earth, frost, and fire giants — and is also known by the epithet, "The World …
That Accursed Roc
When you kill two PCs, you get your own "Obsidian Portal":http://www.obsidianportal.com page. Yeesh.
This roc, used as a personal conveyance by the giants besieging [[Argent | Argent]], remained with them as they attempted to destroy the gates. After …
The adamantine dragon Urthix lairs in deep a cave in the Sheltered Woods. The demon [[:physandos | Physandos]] enslaved Urthix centuries ago, using the dragon as his muscle wherever necessary. When the [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the …
Mindartis is [[:lady-graunwen-dwin-altin | Lady Graunwen Dwin'altin's]] loyal house guard. As per the ancient pacts of the Sidhe Lords and the Lords of the Fey, she can summon him across the planes, practically at will.
Also, credit where credit is …
Acererak of the Scarlet Robes
Before he was Acererak the demilich, architect of the Tomb of Horrors, he was Acererak of the Scarlet Robes, a human wizard in the ancient empire of Bael Turath.
However, his mortal days are little known to modern scholars, who know him as the demilich …
Banda hails from the pirate isle of Libertatia, just off the coast of [['Ichi | 'Ichi]]. The pirate community there is apparently committed to the end of [[Scandshar | Scandshar's]] slave trade, and so they try to attack any slave ships that cross their …
The Old Man with the Canaries
According to the tales, [[Bahamut | Bahamut]], the Platinum Dragon, sometimes walks the world in the form of an old man accompanied by seven yellow canaries. If threatened, these canaries will transform into seven gold dragons to defend him.
He is …
Kaseem is a djinn living among the villagers of [[Flotsam | Flotsam]]. While not the leader of the settlement, his prowess marks him as a person of distinction, and he is often consulted for his wisdom.
Also, credit where credit is due. Image source: …
An old salt who has settled in the village of [[Flotsam | Flotsam]], Aliard spends many of his days in the Drunken Dugong, hustling sailors with games of chance. His preferred game is "rat-snake":http://www.goodman-games.com/5207preview.html.
A town elder from the settlement of Treeline in [[Three Corners | Three Corners]], Agranic took over the town when the [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]] discovered his predecessor, [[:sala-brim | Sala Brim]], had been killed and …
Sala Brim was the much-beloved leader of the human town of Treeline, located in [[Three Corners | Three Corners]]. When she started acting strangely, everybody assumed stress or some other factor — nobody suspected that she hadsecretly been replaced by a …
Baram Stonefist is the leader of the dwarf settlement of Broken Anvil, located in [[Three Corners | Three Corners]]. The [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]] convinced him to put aside his differences with [[:sala-brim | Sala Brim]] …
Skruk is the hobgoblin chieftain of the Skewered Rats tribe located in [[Three Corners | Three Corners]]. The [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]] successfully urged him to put aside his differences with [[:baram-stonefist | Baram …
Alarielle is the herald of steward of the [[The Court of Fallen Leaves | Court of Fallen Leaves]], greeting and announcing visitors as well as the court proper.
Also, credit where credit is due. Image source:
heryn-amlug. (2011). "Elfe Sylvaine - …
A member of the [[The Court of Fallen Leaves | Court of Fallen Leaves]], Lady Tarentia is a potent wizard who typically presents herself as a harmless giggling eccentric. Those who take the time to speak with her find she is extremely knowledgeable about …
Lord Kaerwyn is a paladin of [[Corellon | Corellon]] and a member of the [[The Court of Fallen Leaves | Court of Fallen Leaves]]. His personal interests lie in matters of chivalry, honor, and religion. He commands a legion of loyal eladrin knights on …
A grand, burly eladrin, Lord Maervik is a warrior lord with the [[The Court of Fallen Leaves | Court of Fallen Leaves]]. He loves drinking and fighting, as well as general athleticism and feats of strength, and commands a contingent of elven brawlers and …
Oogloogoth, the Thought That Waits
The Thought That Waits is an aboleth — a primordial piscine creature from the Far Realm said to possess a vast and malign intelligence — said to lair beneath [[Scandshar | Scandshar]]. The Shields of the Sorrowfell encountered its minions, very far from …
Geverspike is a Blattarian, a roachman from [[The Walfismeer | the Walfismeer]], currently residing in [[Flotsam | Flotsam]]. He has rejected the vile, slaving ways of his people, instead eking out a career as a treasure-hunter. He travels with his …
254 is a Vassal, a vat-bred homunculus from [[The Walfismeer | the Walfismeer]], currently residing in [[Flotsam | Flotsam]]. Most Vassals are slaves to crazed, fleshwarping wizards, but 254 happens to be employed by [[:geverspike | Geverspike]] (even if …
Yurria was a feared night hag pirate plying her grim trade on the [[The Sea of Howling Souls | Sea of Howling Souls]]. Cutting through the waves with her ship of bones crewed by abyssal ghasts, she was a fearsome sight. She also owned a shield guardian …
Gorrick Frostcaller is a rune-crafter with the frost giant contingent that traveled to the [[Frost Spire | Frost Spire]]. However, he laments the fact that the giants have forgotten their ways, and have raided the tombs of their ancestors, chief among …
The blacksmith for the frost giants on the [[Frost Spire | Frost Spire]]. At this point, Helstaff is tired of the fighting and madness and just wants to be left alone. He has repelled several assaults from [[:gorrick-frostcaller | Gorrick Frostcaller]] …
A power-mad ice archon sorcerer, Zaelex has been undertaking arcane research for [[:jarl-grugnurson | Jarl Grugnurson]], at least until everything went wrong.
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Ceremorph. "Ice Para-Genasi" ( …
The leader of the frost giant expedition to the [[Frost Spire | Frost Spire]], Jarl Grugnurson is now quite mad, having been contacted psychically by [[Suulkar | Suulkar]], buried beneath the ice.
At least he was. He was slain by the [[Shields of the …
Grannic Bjornson gave the [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]] information about his superiors on the [[Frost Spire | Frost Spire]]; consequently, they spared his life, and now he's helping repair [[:kaseem | Kaseem's]] boat.
A great frost giant jarl, interred on the [[Frost Spire | Frost Spire]]. The raids of his modern kin have awakened him from the dead, and he now seeks revenge against those who would despoil his tomb. In the end, he merely wishes for the remains of his …
Jarlkona Ragnhildur Brimirsdóttir
The daughter of [[:jarl-grugnurson | Jarl Grugnurson]], Ragnhildur is an accomplished sorceress. She temporarily allied with the [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]] to secure passage off the island and to back her as the new queen …
Captain Anolis Sebluff
Captain of the _Osprey_, Captain Anolis Sebluff is evidently used to plying the eldritch seas of the [[Elemental Chaos | Elemental Chaos]].
The [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]] met him as he was ferrying [[:keboak | Keboak]] to …
An ancient white dragon found on [[Frost Spire | Frost Spire]]. It demanded tribute from the [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]], which was a fatal mistake. Questioning its body with _speak with dead_ postmortem revealed that its …
[[:ragnhildur-brimirsd-ttir | Jarlkona Ragnhildur Brimirsdóttir's]] faithful polar bear pet. It was even observed to fight an [[:darrhturacrithux | ancient white dragon]] at her command without fear.
Good polar bear.
Also, credit where credit is …
Keboak is a mercane, a race of merchants specializing in magical items. He traveled out to the [[Elemental Chaos | Elemental Chaos]] to find the [[Shields of the Sorrowfell | Shields of the Sorrowfell]], having apparently heard that they carry many …
Rahu was working with [[:king-snarr | King Snarr]] and the other fire giants of [[Flamefall Tower | Flamefall Tower]], as well as the drow exarch [[:lolestra | Lolestra]] and her minions, but reconsidered whatever diplomatic offer he was making when the …
The king of the fire giants at [[Flamefall Tower | Flamefall Tower]], King Snarr was in charge of arming the giant armies sent to march across the world of men. Additionally, he provided tactical support to the dark elf envoys preparing to free [[: …
Lolestra was an exarch of [[Lolth | Lolth]], the dreaded Queen of the Demonweb Pits. She was dispatched to complete the ritual to free [[:piranoth | Piranoth]], bringing ruin to the world.
She failed when she was slain by the [[Shields of the …
Torugar is an exarch of the dwarf deity [[Moradin | Moradin]]. He was captured by the giants and drow in the hopes that he would divulge information regarding the [[The Divine Engine | divine engine]] used to seal away [[:piranoth | Piranoth]] during the …
Sorgforge Bounty Hunters
A group of bounty hunters from [[Sorgforge | Sorgforge]], Ukhud, Carondir, Robern, and Zesstra came to [[Duchy Jepson | Duchy Jepson]] seeking to capture the [[The Scandshar Six | Scandshar Six]] and capture the hefty bounty on their heads. When they …
Gerhart's past is totally unknown. He either suspected or confirmed [[:bezaldooz | Bezaldooz]] was a vampire, and began following him when the [[:bosabrieln-peredhel | Shields of the Sorrowfell]] returned to [[Duchy Jepson | Jepson]] following the defeat …
Barrister Myastan Balasar
Barrister Balasar (probably more properly called "Barrister Myastan" as that is his clan, but everyone just calls him Balasar) is an agent for the [[The Scandshar Advocacy and Solicitations Guild | Scandshar Advocacy and Solicitations Guild]]. He appears …