Characters / Star Wars: Knight Errant

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Kerra Holt

  • The Hero: She's the titular Knight Errant and the protagonist
  • The Lancer: To her former Master, Vanner, in the first issue.

Vanner Treece

  • In the Back: Courtesy of Odion, at the end of the first issue.

Gorlan Palladane

  • Retired Badass: When the Jedi pulled back from Sith space, Palladane stayed behind to care for the people anyway he could while avoiding direct confrontation with the Sith.



  • Bald of Evil: He's got no hair, and no redeeming qualities
  • Blood Knight: Killing is about the only thing close to enjoyable in Odion's world.
  • Card-Carrying Villain: Even by Sith standards this guy is a monster.
  • General Ripper: The enemy, his own people, and everbody in the general vicinity; they're all fair game as far as Odion is concerned.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Kerra and Yulan turn the joy of the children he had captive on him while he was wearing the Helm of Ieldis, incinerating him.
  • Lack of Empathy: His disdain for others goes beyond typical Sith megalomania.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: The existence of other people actually causes him physical and mental pain, which is only relieved by killing others. He figures if he kills enough people (or all of them) the pain will stop and he can rule over whatever's left.


Beld Yulan

  • The Atoner: He eventually realizes the error of his ways and turns on Odion
  • Death Seeker: As an Odionite, he worships and longs for death.
  • Despair Event Horizon: After his wife and children died in a plague, Yulan saw no point in life any longer and joined Odion's death cult. Kerra's actions, and the sacrifice of her parents, manages to get him to uncross it to save the Odionate's children.
  • The Dragon: To Odion.
  • General Ripper: Par for the course in the Odionate, where any death is a positive.





  • A God Am I: Daiman thinks he's the only being in the universe that's real and that everyone else was created by his own mind. Although he seems to think that someone else may exist and be his "true opponent".
  • Blue and Orange Morality: Daiman is essentially a very malignant Cloudcuckoolander; since every indication is that he legitimately belives himself the only realy being in the whole universe, he has literally no recognizable framework for morality or relating to other lifeforms.
  • The Caligula: A delusional tyrant ruling over a despotic slave empire.
  • Evil Is Hammy: The man can put on a show for the masses, if nothing else.
  • Lack of Empathy: Why bother when nobody else is real?
  • Manipulative Bastard: Not above using Kerra for his own purposes.
  • Red Right Hand: His different colored eyes as well as a Sith artifact he wears on one arm.



Dromika and Quillan

  • Assimilation Plot: The Dyarchy's Celegian telepaths keep the people of their capital world enthralled to their will, and their ultimate goal is to extend this control to other worlds.
  • Brother–Sister Team: The twin rulers of the Dyarchy.
  • Cain and Abel: Their older sister Arkadia is more than willing to harm them to advance her interests.
  • Creepy Child: They're teen Sith Lords whose only means of interaction with the world is Mind Rape.
  • Hive Queen: It's more accurate to say that rather than ruling it, they are the Dyarchy.
  • Jedi Mind Trick: It's their default method of communication. Unlike Daiman, who is at least capable of dealing with people as individuals (even if he doesn't really believe it), the twins cannot conceive of minds that are not extensions of their own, and refer to everyone else as "aspects."
  • Keystone Army: Dromika is the only person Quillan can communicate with, and his commands are the only thing keeping her (and through her, the Dyarchy) functional. When the two of them are separated, Dromika quickly falls into a coma, and their state immediately dissolves as the residents of Bylurra regain their free will and rebel.
  • Non-Action Big Bad: Mind control is their only form of defense; they rely on their thralls to do the actual violence.
  • Single-Minded Twins: Literally; Quillan's mental domination means that his sister never really developed a will of her own.
  • Twin Telepathy: An extreme case. It's all they know how to do.

Saaj Calician

  • Evil Chancellor: Played straight and subverted: he's a Sith, so he really is evil, but he can't even control his own actions or have a thought of his own due to Dromika and Quillan's powers.
  • Fighting from the Inside: His attempts to regain control over his mind and body from Dromika and Quillan so he can kill Kerra Holt himself.
  • Mind Rape: His Sith powers weren't enough to let him retain his free will.

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Vilia Calimondra

  • Affably Evil: A manipulative Sith Lord who's also a loving grandmother (sort of) and is polite to her employees.
  • Bigger Bad: She is the true power behind all of the other Sith Lords, who are her grandchildren.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: She loves all of her family, and wishes for them each to succeed. But she also wants to find out who is the strongest one, so she pits them against each other to maintain her power and train them to be ready to wage war on the Jedi when they return in force.
  • Evil Matriarch: Of the Calimondra family, and by extension, much of the Grumani Sector.
  • Evil Old Folks: Affable or not, she's still a Sith, and her ambitions for her family are bad news for everybody else.
  • Evil Overlord: She's the closest thing the Grumani sector has to a ruler, with her many grandchildren all vying for her favor.
  • Evil Versus Oblivion: She rallies the rest of the family to oppose Odion at the eleventh hour, and is shocked that he could actually put his omnicidal scheme into motion. As she puts it:
    Vilia: No one should want to be king of a graveyard!
  • Offing the Offspring: Arkadia claims that she killed her son, Arkadia's father Chagras, when he became a threat to her. Vilia doesn't deny it outright, but does note that Arkadia had plenty to gain by killing Chagras as well.

Arkadia Calimondra

  • The Baroness: She's cold and aloof, with a thin veneer of affability.
  • Dual Wielding: She has two red lightsabers that can be combined into a double bladed weapon.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: Subverted; she claims that she loves her brother and sister, but she is still willing to sacrifice Quillan in an attempt to kill her grandmother.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Despite her talk of "enlightenment", Arkadia is a ruthless tyrant who's quick to lose her temper when things don't go her way.
  • Self-Made Orphan: It's suggested that she may have killed her father, Lord Chagras.
  • Totalitarian Utilitarian: The Arkadianate runs on the principle of versatility. All citizens are expected to be competent at a wide range of jobs, through which they are shuffled at random. This also ensures that nobody is ever in a stable position to challenge her.
  • Utopia Justifies the Means: That's her sales pitch. This is a self-serving delusion at best; Arkadia's subjects still lead uncertain lives at the whims of a tyrant, even they are a bit safer than under Daiman or Odion.
  • Wicked Cultured: She tries to be.


  • Evil Genius: He breeds his soldiers from left over Sithspawn experiments.

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