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The Earth King Saga
Gaborn Val OrdenPrince of the wealthy nation of Mystarria, son of King Mandellas Drakken Orden. Wants to marry his dad's best friend's daughter, who has nevr met, but stalked for a few hours a year ago. Turns out to be the Earth King, the Earth's champion, tasked to save the seeds of mankind through the Dark Times to Come.
Iome Sylvarresta OrdenPrincess of Heredon and daughter of King Jas Laren Sylvarresta. Well loved by her people and beautiful beyond normal human limits due to endowments of glamour received as a baby. Turns out to be a competent right hand Action Girl to Gaborn in his quest to save humanity.
Ivarian BorensonCaptain of the Mystarrian royal guard and personal bodyguard to Gaborn. Borenson is the most loyal retainer to Gaborn and his father, and is always the first man chosen for difficult tasks.
BinnesmanAged, wise, and powerful, the Earth Warden Binnesman, while always first and foremost a servant of his Power, has advised the Sylvarrestas formany years, as well as using his healing powers and medicines from his garden to aid those in need. Is the first to spot Gaborn's budding powers, and anoints him with soil, marking him as chosen by Earth. Claims to work on Earth's behalf to protect all creatures from men to rats to insects, but secretly his mission is to protect mankind above the rest.
Raj AhtenThe emperor of Indhopal, stretching across the entire southern half of the continent, Raj Ahten is a man with a mission. He seeks to become the Sum of All Men, an immortal figure who draws upon the strength of millions of devoted followers, so that he can save mankind from the Reavers, or so he seems to believe.