Master of None: Though he gets a variety of training in various disciplines, both martial and political, he never really gets top-level good at any of them.
The Atoner: In Ghost Legion, Sagan lives in a monastery as a lay brother, performing the most physically difficult and unpleasant tasks, barely eating and sleeping and almost always silent. He chose this life as an atonement for his sins.
Face–Heel Turn: when he betrayed the king and supported the revolution. And then Heel–Face Turn back again, joining forces with Maigrey in order to take down the bad guy and install the rightful king, son of the deceased one, back on the throne.
Scars Are Forever: Her past confrontation with Derek Sagan has left her with a nasty scar on her cheek.
Star-Crossed Lovers: with Sagan. They were once lovers, but parted ways when he joined the rebellion against the royal dynasty. Turns out her and Sagan's mutual feelings are not completely gone even after 17 years...
Woman in White: In The Lost King, when she lives on the faraway planet, she dresses almost exclusively in white.