Aka Arallos, the Golden. Aralais magician. Eccentric and argumentative mystic leading the quest for the Tekara. Prince Tarin’s mentor. One of the ancient Aralais lords and instigator of the ruinous war against the Urgolais. Joins the fight against Caswallon but keeps his intentions secret.

Sketch of Ariane of the Swords by Roger Garland