PROLOGUE / KINGDOM OF LORE

 

SULIEN

(Sumerian) the wizard

ACANTHIA

(Greek) "acanthus leaf, thistle, named for a nymph loved by Apollo"- Sulien’s wife, a sorceress


their children:


Xiang

(Chinese) meaning "soar, glide" or "good luck, good omen"); eldest son of Sulien and Acanthia

HOLOCENE

(named for an ancient era of geology); youngest son of Sulien and Acanthia

Enitan

(West African) Yoruban for "person of story;" middle son of Sulien and Acanthia

Gwenaelle

(Celtic) for "wise"; only daughter of Sulien and Acanthia

 

EMERHILL KINGDOM

 

Noreia

(Celtic namesake is a goddess of the moon)
only daughter of King Roparz & Queen Ceana

Gwenaelle

Queen Mother of Emerhill; mother of Queen Ceana; widow of King Aldric, now deceased

Roparz

King of Emerhill
( a Breton name for "Robert")
 

Dalwyn

eldest son of King Roparz & Queen Ceana/brother of Noreia

Ceana

(Celtic for "wise")- Queen of Emerhill

 

Argantael

youngest son of King Roparz & Queen Ceana/ brother of Noreia (French, for "silver")

Duana

cook & nanny of Noreia

Marcelina

(Italian name, meaning "of the sea") fairy mother of King Roparz; past Queen of Emerhill; widow of King Roran of Emerhill, now deceased

 

LISMOIRE KINGDOM

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Arne

Elfin King of Lismoire, rules over Fairy Realm of the Sky; married to Queen Perizada

Perizada

(Persian for "born of the fairies")- Fairy Queen of Lismoire; wife of King Arne

Lisette

eldest fairy daughter of King Arne  & Queen Perizada & King Arne

 

FAIRY FOLK

 

EMPEROR XIANG

(Chinese)- former ruler of Dragonera Isle; a spell makes him a dragon at night

Narthor

(Gaelic) meaning "forest guardian; elfin forest guardian of Fay Linn island and forests

KING EMEM

(West African) Ibibio name meaning "peace"; Fairy King of the Realm of Earth;  husband of Queen Kamira

Queen JIA

(Chinese) a mystic from the East; wife of Emperor Xiang

QUEEN Rayenna

fairy sister of Marcelina and K. Roparz

 

Adisa

(West African) for "one who is clear"; daughter of King Emem; her father is a fairy ruler in Africa. Her mother is Fairy Queen Rayenna. Her fairy sister is Parisa.

YING

(Chinese) for "intelligent"; daughter of Queen Jia & Emperor Xiang

ALVAR

(Celtic) general of the elves  army on Dragonera Island
 

QUEEN KAMARIA

(Swahili) from an Arabic name meaning "moon"; Queen of the Fairy Realm of Earth; wife of King Emem

 

DRAGONS

 

Stalwart

Dragon King of Dragonera Isle; friend of Noreia

Dormach

(Irish) for "door to the sea"; dragonling of King Stalwart & Queen Draighean

RAIJIN

God of lightning, thunder, and storms in Japanese mythology

ENLIL

(Sumerian)- former dragon guard of Lismoire

 

DRAGON GUARD

 

FOGSPELL

General of the dragon army

GRENWYN

dragon scout & messenger

WINDWYR

dragon soldier

 

ROCS

 

HOLOCENE

King of the Rocs 

HOSTILIUS

(name comes from a 7th C. Roman Emperor) a Roc soldier

NETTLELURCH

general to the Roc army

DARTER

a Roc soldier