Paladins and Residents of Gale
Blake – Paul Ross’s assistant.
Brown, Jen – Lieutenant in the paladins.
Carmichael, Linda – Captain of the paladins, Liam Carmichael’s mother.
Carter – Private in the paladins.
Clemensky – Private in the paladins.
Cordelia Sa Ross – Lieutenant in the paladins, Paul Ross’s niece.
Edwina Trelawney – Purveyor of the Pickled Prog bar.
Higaroshi – The human ambassador to the drushka.
Jacobs – Private in the paladins.
Jania Carruthers Ross, aka Roshkikan – Cordelia’s ancestor, a woman who studied the drushka 200 years before the events in this book.
Katey – Paul Ross’s housekeeper.
Lea, Jon – Lieutenant in the paladins.
Liam Carmichael – Lieutenant in the paladins, Linda Carmichael’s son.
Paul Ross – Mayor of Gale, Cordelia Ross’s uncle.
Preston – Sergeant in the paladins.
Drushka (DROOSH kuh)
Nata – An agent of the Shi.
Nettle, aka Ashki (ASH kee) – A hunt leader of Pool’s drushka.
Pool, aka Anushi (uh NOO shee) Queen – Queen of the renegade drushka. Anushi refers to both Pool and her tree, the smallest tree of the nine drushkan queens.
Reach – The drushkan ambassador to Gale.
Shi (SHEE) – Supreme queen of the old drushka. Shi refers to both the woman and the tree, the largest tree of the nine drushkan queens.
Shiv, aka Usha (YOU shuh) – Pool’s daughter, a Queen-to-be.
Smile – One of Pool’s drushka.
Usk (OOSK) – A hunt leader of the Shi.
The Satellite Pantheon
Christian, Charles, aka the Sun – Lieutenant on the Atlas, dual god of the Sun-Moon worshipers, telepathic and pyrokinetic.
Dillon Tracey, aka the Storm Lord – Colonel in Pross Co., god of Gale, electrokinetic.
Dué (DO a), Patricia, aka Naos (NEY os) – Co-Pilot on the Atlas, god of the plains-dwellers, multi-talented.
Kenneth – A breachie.
Lazlo, Simon – Botanist and biologist for Pross Co., micro-psychokinetic.
Lessan (leh SAHN), Amy – Navigator on the Atlas.
Lisa – A breachie.
Marie Martin, aka the Contessa – Requisitions officer on the Atlas, god of the Deliquois Islanders, telepathic, and the leader of the breachies.
Marlowe, Meredith, aka the Moon – Lieutenant on the Atlas, dual god of the Sun-Moon worshipers, telepathic and macro-psychokinetic.
Yafanai (YAH fuh nigh)
Caroline Gerard – Telepathic.
Freddie – Lydia’s assistant and lover.
Horace Adair – Telepathic, micro-psychokinetic.
Kessy – Micro-psychokinetic.
Leila – Micro-psychokinetic.
Lydia Bauer – Prophetic.
Marcus – Telepathic.
Natalya Conti – Macro and micro-psychokinetic.
Samira Zaidi – Macro-psychokinetic.
Will – Micro-psychokinetic.