ShadowLight Saga Characters Guide
From Book One: Bonded
The ShadowLight Saga contains a large cast. Here’s a list to keep all the relationships straight without giving away any secrets you may discover in Bonded.
|Hallad Avarrson||Son of Avarr, destined to guard a mysterious warrior woman.|
|Swan||Mysterious warrior maiden Hallad is sworn to protect.|
|Emma Avarrdottir||Hallad’s little sister. Erik’s beloved. Daughter of Arvarr and Thyre.|
|Erik Sigtrigson||Blood brother to Hallad. In love with Emma.|
|Rolf Sigtrigson||Wishful scald (story-teller), and little brother to Erik.|
|Lothar||Guardian of Holyfell.|
|The Shadow||Known by many names: Loki, Black Sutr, ShadowMaster and more.|
|The Mother||Mother Nerthus is the land.|
Please note: Surnames were not in use in Scandia naming conventions. A last name was merely the combination of the parent’s name and a designation of son or dottir (Scandian for daughter).
Avarr: Father of Hallad and Emma–Godhi (chieftan) of Steadsby.
Thyre: Wife to Avarr.
Andvarri: Dwarf practicing to become the Sage of the Village of Gnarn.
Olrun: Head Drengmaer and Sword Bearer of the Lion Clan, honored Guardians of the Way, and Sal Drengmaer to Rota.
Rota: Head Drengmaer and Sword Bearer of the Lion Clan, honored Guardians of the Way, and Sal Drengmaer to Olrun.
Ase Jorrun: Second priestess to the Women of the Way.
Gisla: Apprentice to Ase Jorrun.
Bera: Emma’s attendant in Holyfell. Sworn servant of Lothar.
Ravenna: First Walker of the Council of Norns – Guardians of Glitner.
Seretta: A songvari seeking to hide from those who want to use her power.
Veleda: Serpent Mother, High Priestess of the Women of the Way.
Jorn: Warrior sworn to the King of Upsalla.
Weyland: Lothar’s ward–but also something more?
Klur: Reckless sailor seeking Swan in exchange for a bounty.
Serving Wench: Serving maid in Merchant’s Row–eyes of the Cult of Freyja.
Elder Eitri: Dwarf and Sage of the Village of Gnarn.
Balthaser: Master craftsman, a dwarf, from Stonewall.
Ysja & Children: Wife of Andvarri, from the Village of Gnarn.
Gudra: One of nine daughters of Hummel.
Hummel & his Wife: Farmer and his wife living near the foothills of the Skaggs.
King of Upsalla: Self-proclaimed King of the Temple of Upsalla, ShadowSworn.
Eir: Sonvari healer, hiding from those who would use her power.
Whitefoot: Emma’s polecat friend.
Svol: Lothar’s wolf.
Arvak: Lothar’s wolf.
Thor: Hallad’s gelding.
Windrunner: Spirited gelding belonging to Avarr.
Beyla: Erik’s black mare.