The Character Sheet for The Emperors Soul, a novella by Brandon Sanderson. For other characters on the world of Sel, see Characters.Elantris. For characters who are important throughout The Verse in which the stories take place (including "Hoid", the Imperial Fool), see Characters.The Cosmere.
Wan ShaiLu, a.k.a. "Shai"The Protagonist of the novella, "Shai" is the greatest Forger known to the Rose Empire, "employed" to Forge the soul of Emperor Ashravan over the course of three months.
Arbiter GaotonaA reasonable arbiter who learns the ways of Forgery from Shai.
Arbiter FravaA cynical, anti-Shai arbiter who believes what she does is, no matter what, evil.
Emperor AshravanThe brain-dead emperor of the Rose Empire who Shai is to rejuvenate through Forgery.
The BloodsealerA nameless Bloodsealer of Dzhamar, a sub-state of the Rose Empire, who aims to have Shai's bones added to his pets should she try to leave.
Captain ZuAn angry Striker captain who wants to kill Shai for having gotten by him in the first place and having not captured her himself.
Han ShuXenThe artist of a painting that Shai tried to steal. Actually, she burned it and made two copies to cover her tracks... on his orders.
KurshinaThe dead wife of the Emperor.