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Hand of Sorrow Glossary

Adrik (A-drik) – Lord Inquisitor of Ceraleo

Aleenth (Ale-en-th) - princess of Gard

Allocators — the overseers of the Five Houses of Assassins

Amarie (Ahm-ari) — a girl from the Garden Treasure. She was supposed to accompany Dorian to Athorim

Andre (Ahnd-rey)– late prince of Ceraleo, Ensula’s older brother

Anelm (uh-nelm) – Princess of Athorim

Anicocinas (ana-co-cena) - mysterious magical creatures

Asalda (As-Al-da) - the woman in Jechorm who killed Sirros and Rylah’s mother

Asna -- High Siphoner, Kartrelin’s mage

Astrid Ackden

Becilith (Beci-lith) - Lady of House Tiavora

Cade - prince of Hildraith

Calcelmus (Cal-cel-mus) - crown prince of Teldvale

Caldan (cal-dan) – leader of the Mage Rebellion, from Clan Wyrrmwrite

Carn -- demon summoned

Carth - the village where Kozith died

Castle Aldenge -- the fortress they retreat to

Causalina (Caw-suh-lean-uh)– the Crephen of Knowledge and Ignorance

Ceraleo (Ser-uh-leo)– Ensula’s homeland

Cethkol (Seth-col) - prince of Vankithur, Lorentha’s father

Chamber of Wills

Claduis (clad-ius) - youngest prince of Teldvale

Claira (Clay-ara) — a girl from the Garden Treasure. She was supposed to accompany Dorian to Athorim.

Clan Erator (Err-a-tor) – artists/storytellerss

Clan Nightale (Nigh-tale) -- healers

Clan Silverlight – fire mages

Clan Tartoran (Tar-to-ran)– necromancers

Clan Tecitus (Tes-it-us)– builders

Clan Verdis (Ver-dis) – lightning mages

Clan Wyrrmwrite (Worm-write) – ice mages

Clan Yridas (Ridas) – enchanting

Clanenous -- mage of Clan Tecitus who helped reforitify the castle wall

Count Pelthon -- one of Aleenth’s advisors

Count Ravekin -- HIldraith’s general

Creiph (Creife)– member of Clan Tartoran

Cuskelom (Cus-Kel-om)– land south of Ceraleo, across the sea

Danroth (Dan-Roth) - the Arch Prelate of the Fane of Tenillith

Darenth (Dar-enth) – northern county of Ceraleo

Darmilean (Dar-Mil-Een)— chief of Clan Nightale, uncle to Jodilmand, Adrik’s grandfather

Darmis -- boy from the village

Dedalus (ded-Al-us) - High Siphoner, married to Jaesa (Yay-sa)

Delrantin (Del-ran-tin) - Gard advisor, cousin to Aleenth

Delvid (Del-vid) - elder in the village that was attacked

Demon of Ceraleo -- the moniker Adrik was given when he served as Lord Inquisitor

Derlia (Deer-lia) - Lady Ackden

Dorian (Door-I-An)– Adrik and Tyren’s son

Dran — Siphoner Adrik trusted. He had been mistreated by his instructor in the academy, was assigned to Adrik as punishment, but it worked out for the best.

Duchess Denthina -- a Duchess in Gard, made stewardess in Aleenth’s absence

Elmon -- general of Vankithur

Elmrana (Elm-Rana)— Duchess of Torristor

Ensula (In-sue-la)– Princess of Ceraleo

Erionel (Eri-Onel) — High Siphoner that Tiachyus sent to kill any mages in the city

Fade Wolf -- magical wolves from Ceraleo

Fanika (fan-ika) - random queen Danroth took advantage of

Fanlere (Fan-leer)– spymaster

Fethgon -- lord of Castle Aldenge

Five Houses – renowned group of assassins

Galenece (Gal-in-see) – mage who tried to broker peace with Risema and the mages

Gard (Guard) - northeastern neighbor of Ceraleo

Garden Treasure – Adrik’s brothel

Garthren (Garth-ren) – King of Cuskelom, Sindric’s father

Genith (Jen-ith) - Allocator for House Rodden, Kozith’s sister and Sirros/Rylah’s aunt

Ghald -- Siphoner

Ghardel – (Guard-del)Prelate of the Fane

Grenthrol -- ambassador of the Fane

Harmedan (Harm-e-dan) – the mage Recalina beat up in the tavern

Hero of Demonfall -- the name Adrik earned after the battle with the demons in the village

High Cathedral -- the home of the Fane of Tenillith

Hildraith (Hill-draith) -- northwestern neighbor of Ceraleo)

Hiram — Siphoner trusted by Adrik. He was one of Tiachyus’ personal security detail until they had a clash. Hates Tiachyus.

House Rodden (Rod-den) – the strongest of the Five Houses

Ildurn (Ill-dern)– the madam of the brothel

Irese (ir-ise) - Queen of Hildraith


Jaesa (Yay-sa) - princess of Hildraith

Jaycon (Jay-con) - younger prince of Gard

Jechorm (Jeck-orm) - eastern neighbor of Cuskelom, highly advanced civilization

Jolimand (Jol-I-Mand)— the Unrestrained Mage who exploded in the city

Joth (Yoth) – young servant at the Willow Manor

Kaldis -- Allocator of House Ackden

Kalin -- mage that went into the village


Karik -- High Siphoner in Gard

Kartrelin (kar-trel-in) - Supreme Siphoner

Keldes (Kel-des) - Gard ambassador who insulted Ensula

Kelliphs — ancient magical race with transmutation abilities

Kesh — Siphoner trusted by Adrik. He killed a Siphoner who had raped a woman and was almost executed, but Adrik saved his life.

Kozith (Ko-zith) - Lord of House Rodden, father of Sirros and Rylah

Lady Genilda (Jen-ilda) - maid for Ensula

Lady Maira (May-ra) - healer who tended to Ensula

Lady Sitinath (sit-in-Ath) - Prithen’s daughter

Larith (Lar-ith)– Constable of Ceraleo

Leratan (Ler-a-tan) – southern county of Ceraleo

Lord Cresswolt (Cress-wolt)– the drunk man that Adrik killed in the brothel

Lord Prithen (pry-then) - chief advisor for Vankithur

Lorentha (Lo-renth-a) - Princess of Vankithur, betrothed to Prince Sindric of Cuskelom

Lyrenth (lie-renth) - master of the Fade Wolves, Kartrelin’s younger sister

Lyret - port of the Fane

Lyrillind (Leer-il-lind) – Queen of Athorim, Anelm’s sister-in-law

Lyse -- allocator of House Tiavora

Mama Veronis (ver-on-is) - businesswoman in Teldvale

Maradlin (mar-ad-lin) - king of Vankithur

Mira — blind Siphoner that Adrik trusts. Became blind due to a wagon accident as a child.

Morroka Tiavora

Nelendrel (nel-end-rel) - queen of Vankithur

Niana (ny-ana) - Fane’s chief alchemist

Nyvera (Nigh-ver-a) - former thief turned assassin, Sirros’ lover

Ocularis (ock-you-lar-is) - a magically enchanted object with the ability to record images and sounds

Oshea (Oh-Shay) – Vardis’ distant cousin

Pagan Queen -- the moniker Ensula was given by the Fane

Radra (Rad-ra)– Baron of County Tairisa

Recalina (Reck-uh-lina)– High Siphoner, former lover of Adrik

Rhain (rain) - crown prince of Hildraith

Rhamshaeler (ram-shay-Lear) - King of Hildraith

Rhariss (Ra-riss)– count of Darenth

Richert (rick-ert) - Lord of House Perik

Riodani (ri-oh-Dani) - second prince of Teldvale

Risema (Rise-ma) - former Queen of Ceraleo, Ensula’s mother

Rodlver (rod-el-ver) - prince of Gard

Royal Roses -- women formerly from the brothel Adrik used to protect, now bodyguards to Ensula

Rylah (Rye-lah)– Assassin of House Rodden, Sirros’ younger sister

Sadilen (sad-ill-en) - third prince of Vankithur

Sera (Se-ra) - leader of the Royal Roses

Serhon (Ser-hon) - southern neighbor of Cuskelom

Sernhorn (Sern-horn) - home of the Five Houses, located in Serhon)

Shoreal (Sho-Real)— mage of Clan Erato

Shorollin (Sho-Rol-Lin) — High Siphoner Tiachyus sent into the palace to capture the queen

Silent Bell — the tavern Adrik and Rylah went to

Sindric (Sin-drik) - Crown prince of Cuskelom

Sirros (Sir-ros)– Assassin of House Rodden, Rylah’s older brother

Synalavin - seat of the High Cathedral

Syra (seye-at) - Chief handmaid for Queen Ensula

Syra — Danroth’s servant who gave Ensula the dress

Tairisa (Tai-risa) – western county of Ceraleo

Taldaris (Tal-dare-is) - Ensula’s betrothed

Telania (Tel-an-ia) – Galenece’s wife

Teldvale (teld-vale) - Ceraleo’s eastern neighbor

Telhelm (Tel-helm)– old servant at the Willow Manor

Tenillith (Ten-ill-lith) – Crephen of Life and Death

Tenith (tin-eth) - a Fade Wolf

Terilon (Ter-il-on)– late king of Ceraleo, Ensula’s father

Thadin (Thay-Din)— High Siphoner that Tiachyus sent to destroy the Garden Treasure

The Penitent -- the Fane’s forbidden ritual

Therina (ther-ina) - Ensula’s daughter, named of Anelm’s original name

Therodred -- new king of Vankithur

Tia - Sirros and Rylah’s late mother

Tiachyus (Tie-ah-chus) - former High Prelate of the Fane in Ceraleo

Todtan (tod-tan) – mage mob boss

Torristor (Torristor)– southeastern county of Ceraleo

Torroth -- Prince of Cuskelom, Sindric’s twin brother

Tydas -- general of Gard

Tyren (Tie-ren)– Adrik’s former lover, mother of Dorian

Vankithur (van-ki-thur) - Ceraleo’s western neighbor

Vardis (var-dis) -- Adrik’s half-brother

Velerdan (Vel-er-dan)– Royal Falcon Master in Ceraleo

Venadeal (Ven-Ah-deal) - random vassal lord to Danroth

Verin (ver-in) - Lord of House Foden

Volngath (vol-nyath) - Nyvera’s brother who committed suicide

Vrane (vrayn) - from Clan Yridas, Galanece’s nephew

Willow Manor – summer home for the Ceralian royal family

Xavis (Hav-is) - prince of Hildraith

Yldenia (Le-Den-Ia) — new chief of Clan Nightale after Darmilean’s death

Zhoron -- Siphoner, Champion of the Fane, Niana’s brother

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