Grandson and son of a smith, Cedrick claims that his mother even gave birth in a forge during the coldest winter the realm had seen in ten years. He spent his youngest days pumping bellows and sweeping, always watching and learning.
After forging his …
Gan Rei is a simple man. He was originally a farrier in Great Forks, but decided to apprentice himself fully to a blacksmith because he sought more challenging work. His work was of a high enough quality and he attracted sufficient notice that he was …
Once a fat, wealthy and happy usurer, Han Lo was happy to profit off of other's success and misfortune while drowning his night in wine, opium smoke and flesh on Cherry Blossom Road. He was idle and content, pleased only to exist for his own gratification …
Formerly a slave and prostitute of Great Forks' Cherry Blossom Road, since coming to Denandsor with the other refugees following the invasion by Lookshy Silk Butterfly has taken up the hammer and never looked back. Like many of her fellow ex-prostitutes, …
Kidei doesn't know who his parents are. The earliest memories he has are of living on the streets without clothes or a home. He existed as an urchin for most of his life (eventually begging some clothes, of course) until the invasion of Great Forks, where …
Mihuo used to dream of becoming pretty enough to be sold to a whorehouse. She was born and raised as a field slave in Great Forks, working the poppy and marijuana fields for her noble masters. Even her mild ambitions for life were unlikely, given her low …
Originally, Aliandero ("Ali" to his friends) was a thatcher and the son of thatchers from the village that has since come to be known as Chaya. He longed to leave the village and seek his fortune in the world, and felt shackled by the Chayan curse. He …