Characters appearing in The Sword is Forged. Note: Every Firstborn could channel other than the three Harnae. The Firstborn are always their race’s most powerful sorcerer and most were Earthmages too.
Aelynar (ay-linn-ar), the King of the Mist Elves, Lord of the Aerie and the father of Aeris, Aelynar was a sorcerer specializing in sorceries of wind and air; a paranoid isolationist.
Aeris (air-riss), a Prince of the Mist Elves and Aelynar’s son; rebellious and adventuresome.
Alverdan (al-vur-dahn), a Grey Elf, one of two guarding Elryssa.
Andis (an-dis), a High/Sea Elf from Indalle the daughter of Indallar and Selenna and twin sister to Indis, Andis was the High Priestess of Leyrantha, the Mistress of the Stones, the Voice of the Maiden, the Lady of Jahar, and an Earthmage possessing the talent of mindspeech, in addition to the many powers the Maiden granted her as High Priestess.
Arethnal (air-eth-nahl), the King of the Light Elves, a priest, sorcerer, and grandfather of Velora, Kandol’s wife; a holy seeker of the Balance.
Atar (ay-tarr), one of the Harnae; the serious one.
Avenall (av-ih-nahl), a Mist Elf and member of the Blue Horizon’s crew.
Baelyn (bay-lin), a Wood Elf, one of three brothers, a worker who helped build Nammovalle; he used an enchanted shovel that Viranor gave him.
Barlo (bar-low), a Halfling of Merrivaun, the first to greet Nammath when he came west.
Belynda (bih-linn-dah), a Fair Elf, wife of Viranor and mother of Ylindelay.
Byl (bill), the Firstborn of the Satyrs; his home was in theElveturForest, though he played his pipes at Jahar on many an occasion. His Earthmagery was his music.
Caelvar (kell-varr), a Wood Elf, one of three brothers, a worker who helped build Nammovalle.
Calavenna (kal-uh-venn-nah), a High Elf from Nammovalle, Calavenna was Najahar’s first High Priestess and Kandol’s close friend.
Cerelim (kair-ih-lim), the King of the Sea Elves and the Lord of Jali. Cerelim was a high adept of the seas and strong beyond compare. His daughter, Selenna, married Indallar, Lord of Indalle.
Daeryss (dair-riss), a Grey Elf, the Sorcerer of the Twisted Oak and son of Tyrnal Secondborn, he tried to woo Ilnaya at Andis’s test.
Daggariv (dagg-uh-rivv), a Gold Dwarf of Aurvald, injured during the Battle of Unending Night.
Daladorn (dal-uh-dorn), a Mountain Dwarf, Dar II’s youngest son and Caradar’s greatest channeler, Daladorn built his clan’s Ring Forge and served as its Forgemaster.
Dalar (day-lar), a Mountain Dwarf, Dar High Father’s middle son; a consummate warrior.
Danvarag (dan-vuh-ragg), a Deep Dwarf from Irondeep and the Forgemaster for the Maker’s Forge.
Danvil (dan-vill), a Forge Dwarf from Dakhavar and the Forgemaster for the Forge of White Flame.
Dar Highfather (darr), the Firstborn of the Forge Folk, Lord of the Halls of Ruling, High King of Caradar, and clan chief of the Mountain Dwarves. Dar fathered three sons – Dar II, Dalar and Dorn. He was a mighty channeler and a gifted Earthmage, blessed with the talent of making, the ability to shape things into other things.
Dar II (darr the sek-und), a Mountain Dwarf, Dar High Father’s eldest son; known as a superlative smith and for his wisdom
Daragar (dair-uh-garr), a Mountain Dwarf and a Secondborn, one of the first to awaken.
Darig (dair-rigg), a Mountain Dwarf, Dar II’s eldest son. The strongest Dwarf in history, he led 27 brave warriors out of Caradar after Dar raised the Circling Path.
Darigav (dair-ih-giv), a Gold Dwarf, one of Aurvald’s clan priests.
Deirdre (deer-drah), the Firstborn of the Wood Nymphs, she lived in theElveturForest with other Faerie. Each Faerie race (Brownies, Dryads, Pixies, Sprites, Sylphs and a dozen more) had its own Firstborn, but, when it came to dealing with the other people of Sangrar, most of them preferred to have Deirdre to represent their interests. Her Earthmagery cast a bedazzling glamour, enhancing her beauty.
Dinvar (din-varr), a Deep Dwarf of Irondeep, a Runesmith and a member of Darig’s band.
Dorn (dorn), a Mountain Dwarf, Dar High Father’s youngest son and the Architect of Caradar.
Duglas (dug-luss), the clan chief of the Deep Dwarves, Lord of Irondeep, and a Runesmith; annoyingly inquisitive.
Duvar (doo-varr), the clan chief of the Forge Dwarves, Lord of Dakhavar, a priest and a powerful Runesmith; secretive.
Egeras (egg-ur-ahss), a Grey Elf, one of two guarding Elryssa.
Eldarest (ell-dah-rest), a High Elf and crew member on the Blue Horizon, young when they set sail and utterly devoted to Indallar.
Elnos (ell-nos), a High / Wild Elf, the child of Elras and Tildienne, Elnos was the greatest warrior of the Elder Days, the wielder of Caerycal, Prince, and later king, of Elrasirre. Weak in sorcery for a member of Nammoran’s family, he was an Earthmage, whose talent helped him in combat.
Elras (ell-rahs), a High / Fair Elf, the oldest child of Nammoran and Ylindelay and brother of Indallar and Nammydan, Elras was, perhaps, the greatest hero of the Elder Days. Founder and first King of Elrasirre, Forger of Caerycal, Elras was a minor priest, but was sorcerer with near infinite talent and an Earthmage of the highest order, one of two able to fuse song and sorcery. He married Tildienne the Huntress and together, they had a son, Elnos.
Elryssa (ell-riss-ah), the Princess of the Grey Elves and the daughter of Elveros, Elryssa inherited her father’s talent for illusion and was Nammydan’s wife and mother to Nammath and Kandol.
Elveros (ell-vur-os), the King of the Grey Elves and father of Elryssa, Elveros was one of the most powerful sorcerers and an unsurpassed illusionist; like his people, he was shadowy and elusive, with sarcastic wit.
Embyrl (emm-burl), a High / Sea Elf and the daughter of Indis and Jerylla, Andis was a sorceress and mistress of the waves first, and later she became famous as a warrior maiden. The Lady likened her to Aeriel reborn.
Evindyll (evv-inn-dill), a High Elven sorcerer who lived in a tower on the slopes ofMt.Tireal.
Feldyrra (fell-deer-rah), the Wood Elven priestess over Syndartha, Elwarre’s Stones.
Galvan (gal-van), a Gold Dwarf of Aurvald and a Secondborn, Galvan was the father of one of Prince Golvarn’s potential brides. He left Aurvald at the onset of the Battle of Unending Night in an attempt to warn the Dwarves in Irondeep.
Gandagar (gan-duh-gar), a Mountain Dwarf and a Secondborn, one of the first to awaken.
Garaxin (gah-raxx-inn), a Silver Dwarf of Silverstone and Forgemaster for the Silver Forge.
Garrad (gair-rad), the clan chief of the Silver Dwarves, Lord of Silverstone, and a Runesmith; both brave and smart.
Gerlynn (gur-linn), a Wild Elf of Halidar, one of Tildienne’s most persistent suitor.
Gertredda (gurr-tred-dah), a Gnome, named Treesinger for her Earthmagery.
Gezarallis (gezz-ah-rah-liss), a Pangral, the captain of Lazerai’s guard.
Gildyrael (gill-dih-rale), a Wood Elf, one of Elrasirre’s scouts.
Gnarlish (narr-lish), the Firstborn of the Gnomes, he lived in the Green Hills atop a giant mushroom. A powerful Earthmage, he had powers over the land.
Goldarn (gol-darn), the clan chief of the Gold Dwarves, Lord of Aurvald, a Runesmith and the father of Golvarn; covetous and conniving.
Golvarn (gol-varn), the Prince of the Gold Dwarves, the son of Goldarn, and an Earthmage who talent was hunting treasure.
Graldar (grall-darr), a Blood Dwarf of Redhaven, Graldar was a Runesmith and Forgemaster for the Forge of Victory.
Grandig (gran-dig), the clan chief of the Blood Dwarves, Lord of Redhaven, a Runesmith and the father of Vagar and Gravar; battle hungry and vengeful.
Gravar (grah-varr), a prince of the Blood Dwarves and Vagar’s brother, hero of the battle of Redhaven.
Hylvar (hill-varr), the High Elven warrior of Indalle, stationed on the beaches with Embyrl during the Battle of Unending Night.
Haleya (hah-lay-ah), the King of the Wild Elves and lord of abandoned Halidar, Haleya was the father of Tildienne the Huntress and her brother, Tyrin the Archer. Flamboyant and filled with wanderlust, he was the first to leave the comfort of southern Elvetur and seek a new home for his people.
Hallo (hal-low), the Firstborn of the Halflings and founder of Merrivaun, the Halfling vale in the Westlands. A meager sorcerer, but a powerful Earthmage; his talent blessed his people’s crops.
Harrah (hair-rah), one of the Harnae, the thoughtful one.
Helvir (hell-virr), a Wild Elven bard of Halidar and later Elrasirre, like an uncle to Tildienne.
Hirandal (hirr-ran-dahl), a Wood Elf loosely of Nammovalle, and the captain of the River Runner, a magikal barge, Hirandal is an Earthmage with a knack for being in the right place at the right time.
Illyrion (ill-eer-ee-on), a High Elven soldier at Elrasirre.
Ilnaya (ill-nay-ah), a High / Sea Elf and the daughter of Indallar, she was said to be the most beautiful Elf maiden of the Elder Days, though that was her only real talent.
Indallar (inn-dah-larr), a High / Fair Elf, the youngest son of Nammoran and Ylindelay and brother of Elras and Nammydan, Indallar was the only mariner to best Umbar’s storms, the founder and King of Indalle, father to Ilnaya, Indis and Andis, and husband to Selenna, the daughter of Cerelim. He was a minor Earthmage, whose talent gave him a zest for adventure and flair with the maidens, and a strong sorcerer, though his repertoire of spells was limited.
Indis (inn-diss), a High / Sea Elf, the son of Indallar and Selenna and twin brother to Andis, Indis was much like his father Indallar, a beloved commander. He married Jerylla, a Sea Elf, and they had two children, Invar and Embyrl.
Invar (inn-varr), a High / Sea Elf, the son of Indis and Jerylla and brother to Embyrl, Invar was the strongest Elf of the Elder Days and an accomplished fleet commander, though he lacked his sire and grandsire’s social graces.
Irideal (ear-id-ee-ull), a Wood Elf of Nammovalle, the Captain of the garrison at the Gates of the Pegasus.
Jaelvyn (jail-vinn), a Wood Elf, one of three brothers, a worker who helped build Nammovalle.
Jerylla (juh-rill-lah), Sea Elf of Jali, the wife of Indis and the mother of Invar and Embyrl.
Kaeldyth (kell-dith), a High Elf of Nammovalle, the Captain of the garrison at Val-Tyral.
Kandol (can-dahl), a High / Grey Elf, the son of Nammydan and Elryssa and brother of Nammath, Kandol was a Prince of Nammovalle, the High Priest of Najahar and later, the Elf Lord of the Mountain of Clouds. He married Velora, a maiden of Alyrre, and they had two children, Kandollan and Kanlyth. Kandol was the Maiden’s High Priest, an adept of the Harnae, and an Earthmage able to fuse song and sorcery.
Kandollan (can-doll-lin), a High / Light Elf, the son of Kandol and Velora and brother of Kanlyth, Kandollan was a well-trained sorcerer and the General of Nammovalle.
Kanlyth (can-lith), a High / Light Elf, the son of Kandol and Velora and brother of Kandollan, Kanlyth was a well-trained sorcerer and known as the Bard of Nammovalle; his most famous surviving work is the Lament of Leyrantha.
Kwyrrl (queer-rill), the Firstborn of the Centaurs, Kwyrrl roamed theRolling Meadows. An Earthmage, as were all the Firstborn, the details of his gift have been lost to time.
Larylae (lair-ih-lie), a Sea Elf of Jali and Cerelim’s wife.
Lazerai (lazz-urr-rye), the Firstborn of the Pangral and the mother of Teriance, Lazerai was an Earthmage with a gift for prophecy. The Seeress’s handmaiden, Lazerai gazed at Aux’s reflections often.
Lindal (linn-dahl), Prince of the Wood Elves and the son of Lindarell, Queen of the Wood Elves. Lindal was born in Elwarre and fostered in Nammovalle where he became Elras’s spirit brother. Later, in Elrasirre, he exchanged vows with Russylla, the High Priestess of Tethahar.
Lynell (lih-nell), a Sea Elf of Jali, he greeted Orphinos when he came to Jali during the Battle of Unending Night.
Lindarelle (linn-dah-rell), the Queen of the Wood Elves, the Lady of Elwarre and mother of Lindal, Lindarelle was a gifted priestess with unusual command over the forest, and the strongest sorceress of her people, though many of the High Elves had a greater command of sorcery. She was close friends with Ylindelay and sent Lindal to her to be fostered.
Lyronie (leer-oh-nee), the Light Elven priestess presiding over Endartha, Alyrre’s Stones.
Melthyra (mell-thigh-ruh), a High Elf, the matron of Tar-Caedyll.
Meryssa (muh-riss-sah), a Sea Elf, Selenna’s best friend.
Nammath (nam-mith), a High / Grey Elf, son of Nammydan and Elryssa and brother of Kandol, Nammath vanished from Nammovalle the day of Andis’s Test.
Nammoran the Firstborn (nam-morr-ran), a High Elf, the High King of the Fair Folk, the founder and king of Nammovalle, Lord of Tar-Caedyll, disciple of the Harnae, a priest and an Earthmage able to enhance his will with the earth song, amplifying his already formidable powers. He married Ylindelay, daughter of Viranor, and they had three sons, Elras, Nammydan and Indallar. Nammoran was the mightiest of the Elder Lords, and when he stood atop Tar-Caedyll fully cloaked in his power and holding his staff, Jinvalle, he shone with the power of a Sun.
Nammydan (nam-mih-dan), a High / Fair Elf, the son of Nammoran and Ylindelay, and brother of Elras and Indallar, Nammydan was a proud Prince of Nammovalle, a disciple of the Harnae, a priest of moderate power, and the most learned spellcaster of the Elder Days. He married Elyrssa, the Princess of the Grey Elves in a special ceremony at Jahar, and they had two sons, Kandol and Nammath.
Neldynna (nell-din-nah), the Mist Elven priestess presiding over Kylldahar, the Aerie’s Stones.
Nephentae (neh-fen-tay), a female Dolforro of Calisende.
Nim (nimm), one of the Harnae, the playful one.
Oleandra (oh-lee-an-drah), a Fair Elven sorceress originally from Nammovalle and member of the Blue Horizon’s crew; Oleandra was quite fond of Indallar.
Orphinos (or-fine-os), a Sea Elf from Jali with a gift for divining, he followed Indallar to Indalle.
Paelenna (pay-len-nah), a High Elf of Nammovalle, she was the Captain of the garrison at Najahar.
Perllinora (purr-lin-nor-rah), the Firstborn of the Dolforro and the mother of Sunome, Perllinora sang Calisende from the ocean floor, using a special kind of Earthmagery that combined her song with Rabyn’s Pearl.
Pinyry (pih-neer-ree), the Sea Elven priestess presiding over Taljirra, Jali’s Stones.
Rallinor (ral-ih-nor), a High / Sea Elf of Indalle, Rallinor was Indis’s first mate on the Pride of Indalle.
Ravenna (ruh-ven-nuh), a Wood Elf maiden, one of Indallar’s lovers in Nammovalle.
Russylla (roo-sill-luh), the Wild Elven priestess presiding over Xandalar, the Stones in Halidar and later, after abandoning Halidar, she became the High Priestess of Tethahar, the Stones in Elrasirre. She exchanged vows with Lindal, Prince of the Wood Elves.
Samilynn (sam-ill-linn), a Dolforro messenger from Dellavende.
Seamus (shay-muss), the Firstborn of the Leprechauns, one of the Faerie races, he lived in the Elvetur with many others of his kind. Seamus was independent and one of the few Faerie Firstborn who didn’t cede his authority to Deirdre. His Earthmagery blessed him with the luck of Sudnar.
Selenna (she-len-nah), a Princess of the Sea Elves, daughter of Cerelim, wife of Indallar, mother of Ilnaya, Indis and Andis; brought up in the islands, her provincial ways proved more than a match for Indallar.
Shalandra (shuh-lahn-drah), a Ravir of Jahar and the daughter of Shandilar the Firstborn, Shalandra taught Andis the secrets of channeling in preparation for her Test and afterwards became her faithful servant.
Shandilar (shan-dih-larr), the Firstborn of the Ravirs and the father of Shalandra, Shandilar served as the High Priest of Leyrantha until the true High Priestess was revealed; a gentle person with big flapping jowls, he gave himself willingly to the Earth Mother.
Sharrizar (shair-rih-zarr), a Ravir, acolyte of Shandilar’s who escorted Nammydan and Elryssa to Shandilar they day they were married.
Sunome (soo-no-me), the Prince of the Dolforro and the son of Perllinora the Firstborn, Sunome sang Dellavende, the Dolforro city of the Serpent Reef from the ocean’s floor, in his one an only act of Earthmagery. A powerful sorcerer, Sunome led the song that lit the Great Mural.
Tanta (tahn-tah), the Firstborn of the Tympani, the timber folk, he lived in theRyndallForest. Like Kwyrrl, his Earthmagery has been forgotten.
Telvan (tell-van), a Grey Elf, Indallar’s first mate and the most accomplished sailor on the Blue Horizon.
Teriance (tair-ree-ens), a Pangral prince, son of Queen Lazerai the Firstborn.
Tharigar (ther-rih-gar), the clan chief of the Earth Dwarves and the Lord of Valdan, Tharigar was also a Runesmith, a clan priest and the Forgemaster for the Earth Forge. A thoughtful Dwarf, Tharigar was mindful of his responsibilities.
Tildienne (till-dee-enn), Princess of the Wild Elves, the Huntress, the daughter of Haleya and brother of Tyrin, Tildienne was a proud and willful huntress until the God Sudnar humbled her. She exchanged vows with Elras, became Queen of Elrasirre and was Elnos’s mother.
Tyrin (tirr-rin), Prince of the Wild Elves, the son of Haleya and sister to Tildienne, Tyrin was the greatest Elven archer of the Elder Days, a minor sorcerer and an Earthmage whose talent helped his arrows fly true. He was quite fond of Elnos and, after learning his lesson during Elnos’s childhood, never let him out of his sight.
Vagar (vag-ar), a prince of the Blood Dwarves and Gravar’s brother, hero of the battle of Redhaven.
Vaggir (vag-gear), the clan chief of the Black Dwarves and the Lord of Askari, Vaggir was also a Runesmith, a clan priest and the Forgemaster for the Crucible of Life; a Dwarf of peace.
Vagrid (vag-rid), a Gold Dwarf of Aurvald, wounded by a Scarag in the mines.
Valakar (val-lah-car), a Mountain Dwarf sentry in the Halls of Ruling.
Valdarag (val-dah-rag), a Gold Dwarf of Aurvald and King Goldarn’s most trust lieutenant, he led the clan to the Halls of Ruling during the Battle of Unending Night.
Valdethya (val-deh-thigh-uh), the High Elven priestess presiding over Candarra, Indalle’s Stones.
Vandra (von-drah), a female Gold Dwarf of Aurvald and a Secondborn.
Velora (veh-lor-ruh), a Light Elf and granddaughter of Arethnal the King, Velora was a Princess of Alyrre, an Elder of the Seasons, a priestess, and an Earthmage whose talent manifested through dancing. She exchanged vows with Kandol and was the mother of Kandollan and Kanlyth.
Veryndael (ver-rin-dail), a High Elf of Elrasirre, a guard in theTower ofSorcery.
Vidigar (vih-dih-gar), a Mountain Dwarf and a Secondborn, one of the first to awaken.
Viggult (vig-ult), a Gold Dwarf of Aurvald, Viggult was a powerful Runesmith who built the Ring Forge named after him and became its Forgemaster.
Vindegar (vin-dih-gar), a Hammer Dwarf and the Prince of Stonedan, Forgemaster of the Ebony Forge, clan priest and son of the clan chief, Virdan.
Viranor (veer-rah-nor), King of the Fair Elves, husband of Belynda and Ylindelay’s father, Viranor was the most gifted Elven sorcerer, outside of Nammoran’s family.
Virdan (virr-dahn), the immensely strong clan chief of the Hammer Dwarves, the only clan chief not a Runesmith; simple but steadfast.
Vrigga (vrih-guh), a Gold Dwarf of Aurvald, Daggariv’s wife.
Ylindelay (yuh-lin-duh-lay), a Fair Elf and daughter of Viranor the King, Ylindelay was an enchantress of legendary repute. She exchanged vows with Nammoran, becoming the Queen of Nammovalle, and was the mother of Elras, Nammydan and Indallar.