The Character Sheet for The Prism Pentad.
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Rikus the MulOne of the main heroes, Rikus is a Mul (Half-Dwarf) gladiator, and probably one of the strongest warriors of Athas. Thanks to his lover Sadira he's hired by the Veiled Alliance and help them against the evil Sorcerer King Kalak. He later fights against the armies of Urik and ends up owning the Scourge of Rkard, the only weapon capable of hurting the Dragon and the Sorcerer Kings. He eventually slays Borys by breaking the sword in his head.
NeevaRikus' partner in both battle and romance for a while, she's a strong warrior and fights alongside Rikus and his friends. She eventually marries Caelum and has a child, Rkard.
SadiraA charming half-elf slave who attends Rikus, is quickly revealed to be a sorceress and member of the Veiled Alliance, who plots against Kalak. After his defeat, she actively looks for a way to stop the Dragon, and manages to obtain the power of the Tower of Primords. She's in love with both Agis and Rikus, and eventually marries them both.
Agis of AsticlesA noble senator from Tyr, and a master of the psionic "Way". A really wise and kind noble who joins the fray against Kalak. He has a complicated friendship with Tithian, and eventually ends up chasing him when he escapes from the capital and looks for the Black Lens. Eventually Tithian uses the power of the Obsidian Lens to kill Agis.
Tithian of MericlesA power-hungry templar serving Kalak, he's a "friend" of Agis. He agree to help the group against Kalak just for his personal gain. He becomes King of Tyr under the strict control of Agis and the council, but has more ambition. He eventually decide to seek the power of a Sorcerer King, hence decide to ally himself with the Dragon and later Rajaat. He manages to reclaim the Obsidian Lens and use it to kill Agis. Eventually, he helps the heroes against Borys, but frees Rajaat from his prison and ends up sealed by accident in another dimension.
CaelumA dwarf from Kemalok and a priest of the Sun. Met by Rikus during the war against Urik, ends up following them and falls in love with Neeva, who eventually marries. In the last book he's destroyed by Borys' mind attack.
MagnusSadira's cousin, he's an elf who was severely mutated by the magic of the Tower of Primords. Despite his reptilian looks, he's a powerful warrior and a Windsinger, capable of manipulate the wind with his voice.
RkardNeeva and Caelum's son, is a young Mul and Priest of the Sun. He's believed to be the one destinated to kill the Dragon, but is actually a treachery planned by Tithian. He's however vital to the defeat of Rajaat.
The Sorcerer Kings
Borys the DragonThe legendary Dragon from Athas, at first he was mentioned in the first two books, but became much more relevant later. Every year he gathers and sacrifices a thousand slaves from each city In order to keep Rajaat sealed in Ur-Draxa. In the past he was Borys of Ebe, the "Butcher of Dwarves" and Champion of Rajaat. He's eventually killed by Rikus.
KalakThe evil Sorcerer King of Tyr, who's setting up a plan in order to turn himself into another Dragon. Rules the city with an iron fist and keeps the zombified heads of Sacha and Wyan (two former Champions) with him. He's eventually wounded by Rikus and finished off by Agis. In the past he was a Champion known as "Ogre Doom".
HamanuThe lion-like ruler of Urik and Big Bad of the second book. He's one of the most powerful Sorcerer Kings. He's also one of the three survivors after the battle against Rajaat. During his Champion days he was known as Manu "Troll Scorcher".
NibenayThe mysterious Sorcerer King of Nibenay, is mentioned in the third book and appears in the last one as a dragon-like humanoid. He was known as Gallard "Gnome Bane". He's one of the three surviving Sorcerer Kings.
AndropinisThe mighty and ruthless king of Balic, appears as a large, muscled humanoid with sharp teeth, large snout-like nose and protunding bones. He lends part of his fleet to Tithian in book 4 and later re-appears along the other ones in the last book. He's sealed away in the Black by Rajaat. Was known in the past as Albeorn "Elf Killer".
Abalach ReSorceress Queen of Raam, she tries to stop our heroes with her armies. After a hard battle, she's killed by Rkard who impales her with a fragment of the Scourge of Rkard, causing her to be dissolved by Rajaat's powers. She was known as Uyness of Waverly, "Orc Plague".
TectuktitlayLittle-known Sorcerer King of Draj, looks like a bird man and seems pretty obnoxious. He's smashed by Rajaat.. In the past he was the "Annihilator of Wemic".
Lalali-PuyThe "Oba" of Gulg, appears as a beautiful black woman with fangs. She appears in the last book. After taking part in the battle against Rajaat she survives. Was known as Inenek "Aaracockra Scourge''.
Others: The Verdant Passage
GajAn exotic beast captured by Tithian in order to use it in the gladiatorial games. Looks like a huge bug who can devour minds and comunicate with telepathy.
AnezkaA mute halfling gladiator. She's quite hard to comprehend and quite snippy at times. She helps the group in the Halfling Forest, but eventually betrays them.
KtandeoA sorcerer of the Veiled Alliance and friend of Nok, he's the one who taught the ways of magic to Sadira. He dies after trying to hold off the pursuing templars.
Sacha and WyanTwo zombie heads which are seen with Kalak and later owned by Tithian. It's revealed that they were Champions who fought against the rebels and died. They were the "Kobolds Curse" and "Pixie Blight" respectively. Eventually they're destroyed by Rikus.
NokA great and powerful Halfling sorcerer, who forged the Staff of Ktandeo and the Heartwood spear. He really cares about the forest and is a little hostile towards humans, but will do anything to stop Kalak. Killed by Sadira in the third book when he tries to kill her and retrieve the Staff.
Others: The Crinsom Legion
Maetan LubarA nobleman from Urik, and Rikus' former owner. He leads his troops against the tyrians and comands the Shadow Giant Umbra. Eventually Rikus capture him and kills him.
UmbraThe King of the Shadow People, is a huge shadow giant who's serving the Lubar clan and is fought by Rikus many times.
K'kriqA thri-keen soldier who was brainwashed by the Uriks. He fight alongside Rikus and trusts him.
TamarOne of the champions of Borys, is now a wraith. She and her companions wishes to know what happened to Borys, so she follows Rikus in the form of a ruby in his chest and torment him.
Others: The Amber Enchantress
RhaynSadira's half sister, is a power-hungry elf and a mediocre sorceress who wants to take her father's place. She's eventually banished and tries to get the required power from the Tower of Primords, but she's killed by its guardians.
FeanaeyonSadira's father and leader of the Sun Smugglers. Sadly, his days of glory are over, and now he has gotten old and drunk, and many of his tribe are willing to overthrone him at the first chance.
Prince DhojaktThe son of Nibenay, appears as a grotesque human-centipede hybrid with a powerful magic. He pursues Sadira from Nibenay in order to stop her from reaching the Tower.
KhirdarThe new leader of the Shadow People, agrees to help Sadira and her friends to fight against Borys after knewing what happened to Umbra. He's actually a servant of Rajaat and helps them only to free his master. He eventually meets his end at the hands of Rikus.
Others: The Obsidian Oracle
FyloA hybrid giant and a loner, he's tricked by Tithian and later befriended by Agis. Is a huge, simple giant who wants friends and company above anything else. Pulls an heroic sacrifice to buy Agis some time to flee.
KesterA female tarek pirate and owner of the Dark Viper. She's hired by Agis to capture Tithian. During the mess on Abydos she's backstabbed by Tithian.
Mag'rSachem of the Joorsh Giants, wants to take the Obsidian Oracle from the Saram, and forces Agis and his crew to help him.
NalWise leader of the Saram, appears as a huge owl-headed giant. He fights to protect the Oracle but gets killed by Mag'r.
Jo'orsh and Sa'ramThe ancient dwarven Knights who swore to kill Borys, they guards the Black Lens as Undeads, and were the first giants. They're tricked by Tithian into believing that Rkard is the hero destinated to kill Borys, and eventually are killed in the fifth book.
Others: The Cerulean Storm
The Spiritual LordsA series of undead monsters serving under Borys as the commanders of his fleet. They attack our heroes but fail to stop them.
RajaatThe creator of magic and an extremely powerful sorcerer from the past. He thought that all the "new races" were abominations who needed to be destroyed at all costs. He tried to achieve his goal with the help of his Champions, but they turned on him and sealed him away. The Shadow people are currently trying to release him from the Hollow, and Tithian eventually frees him from his prison. After a desperate battle, Rkard and Sadira manage to seal him forever.