Meet the characters in the Chronicles of the Pale #3, The Ruined Land

The Pale

Adaeze Patraena, the Regent

Jaxon Tangshi, Senior Forecaster

Hekili, Master of the Wereguard

Hokulani, a Wereguard, Head of the Service

Teiuc, Foremost Ingeneer

Quauhtli, Chief of the Teshniks

Ailani, Head of Recycling, former paramount

Arihi, a victualler, former paramount

Laylene, a service supervisor

Gavino, a serviceman


The Ravine Canini

Mashtuk, a scout

Hector, a human-humachine, formerly of the Pale

Callan, past leader of a canini pack which hunted with the Storm

Hippolyta, leader of the ravine guard pack

Thestia, leader of the deep ravine pack

Enis, son of Zélie and Mashtuk

Romulo and Remo, human infants

Tsendi, of Thestia’s pack, Enis’s chosen

Memandi, a hunter

Tillie, a hunter

Tanno, an old scout

Aled and Mared, Hippolyta’s half-grown cubs

Niccolò and Rhosyn, half-grown cubs of Mashtuk and Zélie

Mishka, a half-grown cub of Thestia’s pack


The Storm

Marin, Huntmaster

Willow, his partner

Freya, daughter of Feather and Jana

Paolo, a scout

Beris, an old wisewoman

Nita, an old wisewoman

Finn, an elder


Travelling on Broad Plain

Feather, son of Helm of the Storm

Jarli of the Owl, an outclansman

Daku of the Owl, Jarli’s young brother

Various young men of the Owl, accompanying Daku

Wild men, human wanderers with no tribal allegiance


Newkeep Port

Valkirra Adelriksdottir, former chief of the Settlement

Talis, her partner

Jana, Feather’s partner

Helm, tribesman formerly of the Storm, Feather’s father

Rasti, a rat terrier Feather rescued from the Settlement

Iver, a former councillor

Ahrenkild, a former councillor

Branimir, a former councillor

Tammas, a shepherd

Cushla, daughter of Valkirra and Talis

Jasper, their son


The Settlement

Brettin, Lady of the Temple

Olinna, District Councillor

Anielka, District Councillor

Jenna, a Temple acolyte

Blazej, a Temple notary

Esteri, a Temple notary

Pirinna, a high-assessed matron

Denn, her partner, a high-assessed tailor


Pinto, a piebald cart-gelding

Violeta, a riding mare

Mateo, a young foal

Shaking Landers

Kohu, a man of the Shaking Lands

Kaihoko, Kohu’s hearth companion

Kiri Ana Rea, a tribal leader