Rael started out as a violent gang leader and smuggler in Crenna. Eventually caught and tortured and maimed by the island’s ruler, he escapes and wreaks a terrible revenge on his enemy. He usurps Crenna and soon gets a name as the most feared Pirate Prince in the west. He allies with Caswallon and acts as his hatchet man. Rumors abound he handled the High King’s murder. Rael’s real identity lies hidden. Sometimes goes by the pseudonym Keel.