he/him | 19yo | 5'4''

Zima is a brusque and straightforward young man. He is cautious and skeptical, and he struggles with an irritable nature. He is passionate and curious and would die a thousand times for the ones he loves.

First appeared:
Chapter 1: Spill





he/him | 24yo | 6'

Faon is earnest, quiet, and gentle. He believes more can be said with actions than with words, and prefers to keep his thoughts to himself. Faon is a bleeding heart who longs for a place to call home, and searches for deeper meanings in life.

First appeared:
Prologue





???/??? | ??yo | 5'2''

Something from the woods has borrowed Amaia’s corpse. This same creature seems to have saved the life of a young boy earlier, by possessing his dead friend’s body and baiting a hungry monster. The motives of this creature remain unclear.

First appeared:
Chapter 2: Doorway





he/they | ??yo | 5'11''

Nero is the mysterious conductor of the Underworld Engine. He prides himself in his neutrality, which may occasionally call his morals into question. He is well-traveled, well-informed, and surprisingly laid back.

First appeared:
Chapter 2: Doorway





he/she/they | 20yo | 5'6''

All that we currently know about Heir Sapling is that they are a young ruler who views their advisors as family and has been blessed with freckles. Sapling is nonbinary & comfortable with any pronouns.

First appeared:
Chapter 3: Riptide





he/him | ??yo | 6'3''

Havosset made a bloody entrance into Sapling’s capitol with an ominous entourage and proclaimed himself the Prophet of Harmony and Emissary of the Enja. He plans to usurp the young ruler.

First appeared:
Chapter 3: Riptide




Secondary Characters

Erienne
she/her
Heir Sapling’s advisor and personal assistant.
Osmund
he/him
Heir Sapling’s advisor and Guard Commander.
Amaia
she/her
Zima’s adoptive sister and Faon’s love interest. Deceased.
Hibernis
he/him
Bad dude who deals in blood trade.
Alek
he/him
Zima and Amaia’s adoptive father.
Reese
she/her
Zima and Amaia’s adoptive mother.