[[:petros-lorrimor]]'s daughter is a 25- year-old woman who lived in [[Ravengro]] for nearly fifteen years (having moved here with her family as a child from [[Lepidstadt]] after her father retired from teaching). She left Ravengro with the PCs, after …
Vauran Grimburrow is officially in charge of Ravengro's temple to Pharasma, but the day-to-day tending of the flock and maintenance of the temple and the Restlands are largely seen to by a dozen acolytes. The sale of minor magic items is also the acolytes …
She was [[:lyvar-hawkran|the warden]]'s wife.
Jiri Thanh was (according to [[:effie-smoda|Crazy Effie]], at least) the leader of the three students who were studying [[Harrowstone]] before Professor Lorrimor's death. She thinks that they killed him to prevent him from telling everyone that they had …
The Piper of Illmarsh
The Piper of Illmarsh was brought to [[Harrowstone]] in 4661, shortly before it was destroyed by fire.
Before he snatched his victims, the Piper taunted his targets with a mournful dirge on his flute. He preferred to paralyze lone victims by dosing …
When the Lopper stalked prey, he would hide in the most unlikely of places, sometimes for days upon end with only a few supplies to keep him going while he waited for the exact right moment to strike. Once his target was alone, the Lopper would emerge to …
Father Charlatan was imprisoned in [[Harrowstone]] at the time of its destruction in 4661.
Of the five notorious prisoners, only Father Charlatan was
not technically a murderer, yet his crimes were so
blasphemous that several churches demanded he be …
Professor Hean Feramin
Professor Feramin was a celebrated scholar of Anthroponomastics (the study of personal names and their origins) at the [[Quarterfaux Archives]] in [[Caliphas|Caliphas City]]. Yet an accidental association with a succubus twisted and warped his study, …
Adivion Adrissant, or "Uncle Adivion" to [[:kendra-lorrimor]] and [[:miri-vishki|Miri Vishki]], paid to have _resurrection_ cast on [[:petros-lorrimor]], who refused it.
Adivion Adrissant was surprised not to be named in Professor Lorrimor's will, and …
Vashian Hearthmount is a member of the Ravengro city council, and attended Professor Lorrimor's funeral.
Councilman Hearthmount is the closest thing Ravengro has to a solicitor.
Gharen Muricar is an old friend of Professor Lorrimor, and attended his funeral.
Councilman Muricar writes the "Wealday Parchment", a weekly posting that summarizes Ravengro’s current politics. Occasionally, it even carries news of events beyond …
Zokar Elkarid holds the philosophy that the best way to meet the horrors of the world is with a jest, for if one can laugh at the worst life has to offer, there remains little to fear. His warm and friendly tavern does its best to live up to this …
Professor Lorrimor was a person of significance. He is survived by his daughter, [[:kendra-lorrimor]].
Lodge Warden Estovion Lozarov is [[Ascanor Lodge|Ascanor]]’s custodian and overseer. The only son of Ascanor’s previous caretakers, Estovion grew up in the lodge and it is the only home he has ever known. Although a former retainer of Count Beauturne, …
Crazy Antrellus was once a successful merchant, but in recent years he has become a street person prone to ravings. He is known to be afraid of ravens.
Pevrin Elkarid, the oldest son of [[:zokar-elkarid | the owner of the Laughing Demon]], has taken the role of Post Boy for the last three years, charging 1 cp to transcribe five copies of a post and then ensuring that the copies are posted for at least a …
Despite [[Ravengro|the town]]'s dearth of criminal activity, the sheriff likes to keep a tight lid on things by employing four part-time deputies: [[:leromar]], [[:riff]], [[:trestleblade]], and [[:vrodish]]. Each of these deputies spends a few days per …
Jominda Fallenbridge keeps a well-stocked supply of pharmacological provisions, both herbal and alchemical.
Judge Daramid lives in a fine townhouse surrounded by art in the centre of [[Lepidstadt]]. She is one of the justices of [[Vieland]] and a magistrate of Lepidstadt.
Delgros Kroitzcer serves as [[Ascanor Lodge|Ascanor]]'s huntsmaster and leads (or at least accompanies) the majority of hunts for the lodge’s guests.
Delgros is in his early thirties, and he possesses a fine physique.
Barrister Gustav Kaple has had several recent failures in the justice system and seen his last six clients hanged. In truth, the down-at-the-heels barrister was chosen to represent the Beast precisely because of his inability to defend anyone and for his …
Lireia lives near [[Ravengro]] with her family. Her parents ([[:merko-bedrak|Merko]] and [[:vensela-bedrak|Vensela]]) have a small farm very close to town.
Lireia presented Snow Blossom, one of the ponies that she had trained, to [[:ka-kutah-manneh|Ka' …
The second son of Cervaus Tergsvor, one of [[Courtaud]]'s most influential nobles, Corvin Tergsvor is enjoying an extended stay at Ascanor. A dissolute young poet and something of a black sheep, Corvin was involved in a minor scandal when he engaged the …
Acciani Viacarri presides over the [[University of Lepidstadt]] as its dean.
Count Caromarc retired from public life when the current Palatinates overthrew the aristocracy.
Councilwoman Shanda Faravan is a native-born local who served elsewhere but now dedicated herself to her hometown.
[[:miri-vishki]] bought her a drink in the Laughing Demon while [[:arlyxannah-thanh]] tried for permission to visit [[Harrowstone]].
Rufio is one of the acolytes working for [[:vauran-grimburrow |Father Grimburrow]]. He is third-senior, after [[:crummox]] and [[:zantierra]].
A frequent guest at the lodge, Markiza Welgory has come to [[Ascanor Lodge|Ascanor]] to hunt fox.
Councilwoman Mirta Straelock was born and raised in [[Ravengro]]. She was the original owner of the town’s tavern, but sold it many years ago just before she took up public office. Popular and earthy, she is the most public face on the council.
Duristan Silvio Ariesir
Duristan, a self-styled werewolf hunter, is obsessed with werewolves.
-[[:isinwen | Isinwen's]] human father.
-Lives in the woods outside Anactoria.
-Widower of [[:idalia-keirasti | Idalia Keirasti]]
When their parents can afford to spare them from the farms, a few “lucky” children are sent to study under Alendru Ghoroven at the Unfurling Scroll. Alendru teaches reading, history, and math, as well as beginning magical theory. He seeks to elevate “the …
Miri is a human fighter, born and raised in Ustalav. Her parents were merchants near [[Tamrivena]], and she met people from many different races and cultures.
She was sent to fighting school at a young age, where she trained hard. A few years after …
Captain Rhasrakin is known to be passionate about protecting [[Canterwall]] in general and [[Tamrivena]] specifically from the threats of [[Belkzen]].
A rugged gentleman with sun-baked features, a mane of
dark hair, and a physique better suited to a soldier than
a ruler, Count Galdana often appears uncomfortable
amid the trappings of his station and quickly shrugs
off the bonds of tradition or rank. …
Nearing fifty years old, Cilas Graydon, the Margrave of
[[Sturnidae]], is a retired military commander who served under [[:aericnein-neska|Count Neska]] of [[Barstoi]].
Graydon stands nearly 6 feet tall, with a slender build, long features, and a …
Zantierra is a Varisian woman who serves in the Pharasmin shrine in [[Ravengro]]. She is the acolyte in charge of magical objects.
In addition to holy water and a few locally-made potions, the temple currently has four magic items they would be willing …
Sidrah Imeruss founded the [[Technic League]] in 4501. In 4509 she took a team into the Silver Mount, where she was muredered by her second-in-command, Mulrach-Zeer.
[[Project MIRI]] created five clones of her.
Morguvic Denostri is the third son of some local prosperous farmers. He serves the church of Pharasma, and firmly believes that she has concluded her time as the goddess of knowledge and prophecy and is beginning her time as goddess of ineffable chaos. …
Mug is 18. He is planning on becoming mayor of Ravengro, a position that has never existed but one he is confident he can create. The first step of his plan is marrying [[:annalieza]], but so far she has refrained from committing.
Mug and Annalieza …
Annalieza is seventeen years old, and is considering moving to [[Tamrivena]] to join the city guard. The only thing stopping her is her affection for [[:mug-schostrovor]].
Mug and Annalieza were attacked by unusually big ravens at the Harrowstone …
Dorin is an acolyte of Pharasma at her church in [[Ravengro]].
He was able to help [[:annalieza]] and [[:mug-schostrovor|Mug]] after they'd been attacked by ravens and brought to the temple by the PCs.
Dorin has a reputation for being reluctant to …
An influential courtesan with ties to the Violet Widow, an infamous [[Courtaud]] brothel themed as a Pharasmin chapel, Madame Ivanja imports the most exquisite and luxurious companions for guests who request such services. The lodge itself has no formal …
Doctor Evets is well-known among the clergy of Pharasma as a former cleric who, after losing Pharasma's favour, become a con artist. He wanders [[Canterwall]], professing to still be a healing cleric.
Rebekah Thanh raised [[:arlyxannah-thanh|Arlyxannah]] as her own daughter, but confessed on her deathbed that she had stolen her as a baby.
She died of a suspicious disease that left her delirious, and in her last days she confided several secrets to …
The Bedrak family has a small farm very close to [[Ravengro]], where they have some agriculture and raise ponies. Merko lives and works there, along with his [[:vensela-bedrak|wife]] and [[:lireia|daughter]].
The Bedrak family has a small farm very close to [[Ravengro]], where they have some agriculture and raise ponies. Vensela lives and works there, along with her [[:merko-bedrak|husband]] and [[:lireia|daughter]].
Crazy Effie lives by herself in a cottage on the outskirts of [[Ravengro]]. There are many cats who also live in that cottage.
Effie was the one who reported Professor Lorrimor's death, claiming that he was already dead when she found him.
Farming is a tough business. Drought, pests, and floods
can make a year’s hard work vanish in an instant. To keep
one’s farm afloat, those lucky enough to own land will often
pledge it to a moneylender for credit. Others must pledge
a percentage of …
Lady Evgenya Zunaida
Lady Evgenya lives in [[Caliphas|Caliphas City]], and is part of a once-proud family that has fallen on hard times. She is second in line to inheriting [[:violeta-zunaida|her grandmother]]'s title, after her cousin [[:arlyxannah-thanh|Arlyxannah]].
Prince Aduard Ordranti III
Prince Aduard Ordranti III is the ruler of [[Ustalav]].
Countess Carmilla Caliphvaso
Countess Carmilla Caliphvaso, ruler of [[Caliphas County]], appears much younger than her years. She closely resembles a legendary ruler from [[Ustalav]]'s past.
Vrodish is one of [[Ravengro]]'s four deputies. She works directly for [[:benjan-caeller|Sheriff Caeller]].
River Captain Charidian Vanx is a member of [[Canterwall]]'s ruling council, and is known for agitating for increasing the national influence of the county.
Grufoli is the town carpenter for [[Ravengro]], and is known for liking his alcohol. He is assisted by the much-despised [[:splinters]].
Crazy Bogden squats in an abandoned house in the outskirts of [[Ravengro]], closer to [[Harrowstone]] than most people are comfortable living.
He is currently being held in jail in Ravengro on charges of assaulting the PCs. [[:schtruz]] is with him. …
Leromar is one of [[Ravengro]]'s four deputies. He works directly for [[:benjan-caeller|Sheriff Caeller]].
Riff is one of [[Ravengro]]'s four deputies. He works directly for [[:benjan-caeller|Sheriff Caeller]].
Trestleblade is one of [[Ravengro]]'s four deputies. She works directly for [[:benjan-caeller|Sheriff Caeller]].
Crummox has seniority among the acolytes of Pharasma, most of the rest of whom feel protective toward him. Crummox isn't very bright, but he's enthusiastic and an extremely hard worker.
Zara is a fairly militant acolyte of Pharasma, and is considered a bit of a hot-head by the other acolytes.
Miruna is a cleric of Pharasma, and one of the acolytes working for [[:vauran-grimburrow|Father Grimburrow]] in [[Ravengro]].
According to legend, the Grey Friar was a pious monk of Pharasma at the time of [[:tar-baphon|the lich-king]]'s conquest of [[Ustalav]]. The friar was captured and tortured beyond endurance until he finally renounced the Lady of Graves. The legend goes …
Berek the Smooth
Berek the Smooth, so called because of his inability to grow respectable facial hair, was the head of the MIRI project. He adopted [[:semiya]].
He is apparently off somewhere with [[:jirithan]], another man, and a weird flying monkey thing.
Liniara _really_ hates the undead, and has been agitating for [[:vauran-grimburrow|Father Grimburrow]] to lead an expedition to [[Harrowstone]] to look for undead and destroy them.
Zoenessa Thell is a member of Canterwall’s ruling council, and is known for agitating for simple fairness.
Arig's duties have taken her to [[Lepidstadt]].
Captain Quin leads the Foreguard, who are based in [[Tamrivena]] but responsible for keeping the orcs of [[Belkzen]] on the far side of the [[Bleakwall]].
A mute wandering priestess of Desna, Azra travels much of western [[Ustalav]], from [[Canterwall]] to [[Caliphas County]], aiding travellers and working her goddess’s will. Her time among Pharasma-worshipping people has led her to learn much of the …
In the years leading up to [[:tar-baphon|Tar-Baphon]]'s return as
a lich, Socorro was a powerful wizard in the [[Ustalav|Ustalavic]]
city of [[Carrion Hill]]. Though the city was half the size it
is today and had a reputation for harbouring bandits and …
Father Onmanun Brosheilov served in the
Wallguard decades ago before answering Pharasma’s
call, and though it is his goddess’s will to stoically endure hardship, he has little patience for the overzealousness of the modern militia and his former …
Father Brahams is a cleric of Pharasma. He lives in Tamrivena and answers directly to [[:onmanun-brosheilov|Father Onmanun]].
Dame Eilisilo Varga
The most recent in a long line of beautiful women to serve as
[[:aericnein-neska|Count Neska]]'s secretary, protector, and cardinal companion, Varga
came to the count’s attention during a political visit to the
Chelish capital of Egorian, where she …
Lacramoria is the matriarch of the Dutachka caravan, and gave mail to both Miri M and Miri V in Ravengro before their birthday. She also told Ovidiu's fortune.
Witchfinder Erdin Coim
Despite his nearly 72 winters, the eldest priest of the Chapel of Guilts, Erdin Coim, refuses to retire to the ascetic, self-mortifying life of his order—not out of fear of the lash or his brothers' tortures, but in fanatical belief that his worldly work …
The people’s hero, Yharloc reigns as the most famous hunter of lycanthropes in [[Lozeri]]. Though adopted by the Palatine Council as a representative of the common folk, he spends much of his time stalking the [[Shudderwood]] for sentient prey. Yharloc …
Born a Sczarni, Luxia was the only one of her clan to survive an ambush by orcs. She is often seen in the wilds of [[Virlych]].
Bishop Bavhulameta Ulametria
Could the hearty holy mother of [[Kavapesta]]'s Cryptgate Cathedral stand, she would tower over most of her congregation, yet a life-long regimen of self-mortification has crippled her to a perpetually kneeling posture. Although such torture is not a …
Viscount Oilic Galdyce
The aged viscount of the [[Ustalav|Ustalavic]] county of
[[Amaans]] long sated his lusts among the peasantry of that
mountainous region, claiming bride after ill-fated bride in a supposed attempt to father a male heir. Revealed as a nosferatu, Galdyce …
Alci hired four gnome mercenaries in [[Caliphas|Caliphas City]] and had them all teleported to [[Courtaud]]. From there, they set out looking for the party.
Alci was destroyed in his coffin while he was recovering from combat.
Zindelo Vishki is one of the two senior partners of the Vishki caravan, along with his wife [[:shofranka-vishki|Shofranka]]. He has three children and several grandchildren, including [[:miri-vishki]].
From his penthouse crowning the lavish [[Eylusia]] Building, Lesiege runs an empire of suffering. Rising from beginnings at the Lady’s Gardens cemetery, Lesiege turned mourning into a business, his company crafting burial monuments and employing …
Opor is well acquainted with [[:miri-magravi|Miri Magravi]]. He lives in Nathrus Village just outside the walls of [[Tamrivena]], and seems to know about a lot of illicit activity.
Ancient at more than ninety years old, Count Neska still actively
manages his realm, his mind undulled by age and his
visions for a utopian society undeterred. Features once lean
and sharp have dried over the decades, cracking his hatchet
face with a …
Beloved Countess of [[Sinaria]] and occasional belle of the renowned [[Karcau]] Opera, Sasandra Livegrace holds court from Swansong House, overlooking [[Lake Prophyria]]. Although a scandalous “kidnapping” in her youth remains a source of slanderous …
Ticaria Magravi is the matriarch of the Magravi caravan. She is partners with her husband, [[:kostin-magravi|Kostin]]. They have three daughters: [[:euzenia-magravi|Euzania]], Jaelle, and Simza.
Dr Crowl is a professor of Antiquities at the [[University of Lepidstadt]]. He received Professor Lorrimor's books from the PCs with sadness, since they had been good friends.
He was somewhat distracted at the time because of a recent break-in.
Shofranka is one of the two senior partners of the Vishki caravan, along with [[:zindelo-vishki|her husband]]. She has three children and several grandchildren.
Galtish noble on the run; Studying nursing
Blond hair blue eyes, claims to be an Ulfen princess; studying botony
really stereotypically Kellidic, descended from ancient Druids, kind of a meathead, claims to be better than everyone; studying archaeology
the ultimate wet blanket, from [[Caliphas|Caliphas City]], conscientious student; studying extraplanar physics
The third son of a third son, Yasmardin Senir was not destined for power. Rather, in following with [[Ustalav|Ustalavic]] custom, his fate was to serve—the third-born son of any noble family being tradition-bound to take oaths of devotion to Pharasma. …
Hermit and wise man, it’s said the ancient Taeb was once a great healer in Geb, but foes drove him from his undead homeland. After fleeing assassins for years, he now hides his wondrous hovel beneath a shadowed cliff called Vulturefang. Locals claim he …
For two decades, Solismina Croscamille entranced the
people of [[Ustalav]] with her talent and beauty, sweeping the
country as a leading lady of national theatre. Few reviewers
could resist her waves of raven hair or nymph-like carriage,
and she …
Milosh lives in [[Lepidstadt]] but acts as a permanent contact for the Vishki family caravan. Though not personally a member of the family (and not working exclusively for them) he is well-trusted.
Lyuba Zirnova has long red hair. She is well-loved by the people of [[Lepidstadt]] for her role in the trial of [[:beast]].
A dour man in his eighties, Chief Justice Khard speaks
with a deep, commanding voice and suffers no nonsense
in his court. The Chief Justice carries the court gavel—a
mallet of black ebony the Justice uses to keep order—and
wears a huge cartwheel ruff …
[[Ustalav]]'s most famous writer, the author of _Galdyce’s Guest: Feast of the Nosferatu_, _Her Wounds Never Bled_, _Steps Upon the Sanguine Stair_, and dozens of other tales, lives comfortably in [[Ardis]]'s community of Grimol Hall.
A former …
Tseva is the middle child of [[:zindelo-vishki|Zindelo]] and [[:shofranka-vishki]]. She has several children, [[:marta-vishki|the oldest of whom]] is nineteen.
Kostin Magravi and his partner, [[:ticaria-magravi|Ticaria]], run the Magravi merchant caravan. They have three daughters who are junior partners in the caravan ([[:euzenia-magravi|Euzenia]], Jaelle, and Simza), as well as numerous grandchildren ( …
Karl worked as assistant to Doctor Brada in the Karb Isle Sanctuary. He was blinded when it burned down, but had his vision restored by the temple of Pharasma after [[:miri-vishki|Miri V]] paid for the procedure.
h4. Play History
An orphan born in Ardagh, Conwrest spent the first twelve
years of his life raised by Pharasmin oblates until his
adoption by the aging widower Count Manfray Muralt.
His new life at Castle Odranto proved peaceful, and he was
given full run of the …
Born in scandal, the alleged son of former Prince
Valislav Ordranti and [[:carmilla-caliphvaso|Countess Carmilla Caliphavso]]'s
long-missing sister, Millaera, potentially holds the most
direct claim to [[Ustalav]]'s throne. Sequestered by his aunt
Euzenia is the daughter of [[:ticaria-magravi|Ticaria]] and [[:kostin-magravi]]. Her only child is [[:miri-magravi]].
Marta is the daughter of [[:tseva-vishki]], and the oldest of several children. She is determined to be a great priestess of Desna.
h4. Play History
*June 20* Patricia
*September 19* Karen
Baroness Zunaida feels she only has a few years left in her, and she is determined that her granddaughter [[:evgenya-zunaida|Evgenya]] will not inherit her title. Fortunately, the baroness has learned through divination that she has another surviving …
Yoshala is the older of Marta's younger siblings. He's the best at cart driving.
He tried to use some sort of supernatural influence on his cousin Miri so that he could accompany her and Marta, but it didn't work.
Sandu married into the Magravi family. He is married to [[:euzenia-magravi]] and has [[:miri-magravi|one daughter]].
Semiya was recently bit by werewolves, and is much disconcerted by this. She claims that Miri Magravi and Miri Vishki have stolen her face. She has the same birthday as them, and is the same height. (They have not yet seen her non-wolfy face.)
Nadya Magravi is the daughter of Simza Magravi, and thus a cousin of [[:miri-magravi]]. Nadya has a baby daughter named Mala.
Marvamo seems to be on a quest to find and kill "Arlyxannah Zunaida", whoever that is.
A talented and fastidiously obsessive chef from [[Ardeal]], Chef Ladimeur cooks for Ascanor’s guests, assisted by two scullions named Yvonna and Ostin.
Ascanor’s sloppy and dimwitted groundskeeper and handyman, Paucy has an eerie habit of appearing and disappearing throughout the day.
Ascanor’s stablemaster, Quiene is a short, fit woman in her early thirties with pale skin, dark eyes, and long auburn hair gone slightly gray at the temples. For the most part, she tends the lodge’s horses, but she is skilled at woodcraft and occasionally …
This plump, middle-aged spinster serves as the lodge’s housekeeper, washerwoman, and seamstress. Her teenaged niece and nephew, Bisthe and Vasoray, work respectively as a chambermaid and footman in the lodge.
Jaelle Magravi is the second daughter of [[:kostin-magravi|Kostin]] and [[:ticaria-magravi]]. She has one daughter: Tsura Magravi.
A native of Lozeri, Ostovach guides his hunts with four fearsomely large Belkzen wolf hounds, and is often referred to as “the Markiza’s hound” by Ascanor’s other guests. He is the constant companion of [[:markiza-welgory]].
Bisthe works as a chambermaid at [[Ascanor Lodge]].
Vasoray works as a footman at [[Ascanor Lodge]].
Yvonna works as a scullion at [[Ascanor Lodge]].
Ostin works as a scullion at [[Ascanor Lodge]].
Bran worked for [[:duristan-silvio-ariesir | Duristan Silvio Ariesir]] as a guard. Bran was killed by werewolves in the [[Shudderwood]].
Tsuritsa was [[:evgenya-zunaida | Lady Evgenya Zunaida]]'s lady's companion. She was killed in [[Feldgrau]].
h4. Play History
*January 30* Cedric
Stanka Pani was [[:evgenya-zunaida | Lady Evgenya Zunaida]]'s lady's maid. She was killed in [[Feldgrau]].
h4. Play History
*January 30* Cedric
Tianka is the matriarch of Clan Whitewater.
Sayid Aaban is the owner of the Fabled and Forgotten bookstore in [[Dimayen]].
Ibhris Akpahl, traveling swindler and treasure-hunter, arrived in Dimayen about three months before the PCs.
bq. “Ibhris Akpahl? That loathsome little man wandered into town with a host of venereal diseases months ago—claimed he’d escaped a pairaka, …
Eugenie works for [[:jirithan]]. She greeted the PCs when they arrived in [[Feldgrau]] and escorted them to him.
Shemkar Sheliish was a Sarenrae devotee on a mission to destroy the world with fire. He had a crush on [[:arlyxannah-thanh|Arlyxannah]].
Shemkar was killed defending the basement of the Sunbleached Tower. Miri V claimed his hat.
Dehlvat shared none of [[:sayid-aaban | his father]]'s interest in what he called musty old scrolls and foolish superstitions. One evening, while more than a little inebriated and eager to impress his exciting new companion, Dehlvat bragged to [[:ibhris- …
Arakor Shonar was the only priest of Sarenrae left in the temple—the rest of his faithful left on a mission into the Meraz to help a tribe rout a rumoured undead threat. Arakor stayed behind to tend to the faithful. Soon after, the [[Feast of Dust]] …
Sister Khalidras is seniormost at the temple of Sarenrae in [[Dimayen]] in the absence of all its clergy.
Ezrisha Whitewater assigned a test to Hilda's Glowing Carrots in the form of playing hide & seek with a clockwork beetle. Ka'kutah found the creature before Ezrisha finished explaining the test.
Kardag lives in the Whitewater compound in [[Dimayen]], along with his "kittens", Zala and Ti.
When he invited Hilda's Glowing Carrots to a friendly sparring match, he ended up shot and in a coma.
Alif is the junior cleric at the Shrine of Overflowing Joys in [[Dimayen]].
He is reputed to be quite an artist, though so far his duties have not permitted much exercise of this talent.