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!!Dion Starfire

* FieryRedhead: Subverted, he's usually calm and composed.
* IAmWho: was kept ignorant of his heritage, for his own safety.
* KingIncognito: For most of book 1.
* MasterOfNone: 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.
%%* RightfulKingReturns
%%* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething

!!Derek Sagan

%%* AmbitionIsEvil
%%* AntiHero
* TheAtoner: 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.
* BadassBaritone: His voice is explicitly described as a baritone.
* BadassCape: Red, which he wears with his Roman-style armor.
%%* BettyAndVeronica
* BlingOfWar: someone really fancied Ancient Rome.
%%* ByronicHero
* ChildhoodFriendRomance: with Maigrey. They were friends since she was six, and he fifteen.
* CoolShip: the Phoenix, his custom made flagship.
* CulturedBadass: like Maigrey, he often quotes works of literature and listens to classical music.
%%* CynicalMentor: to Dion
* DarkAndTroubledPast: Started a revolution, betrayed his king, ordered all of his fellow Guardians killed and almost killed his love, Maigrey.
* DeadpanSnarker: His humor is ''very'' dry.
* DyingMomentOfAwesome: Sacrificed himself to stop Flame Starfire's evil plan.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Throughout the first book, he's referred to as "The Warlord" by everybody except President Robes.
* FaceHeelTurn: when he betrayed the king and supported the revolution. And then HeelFaceTurn 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.
* HeartbrokenBadass: After mercy killing Maigrey, the love of his life.
%%* HotBlooded
* KillTheOnesYouLove: Had to kill Maigrey to spare her FateWorseThanDeath.
* MindlinkMates: He and Maigrey are mind-linked.
%%* {{Pride}}: and ''how''
* PsychicDreamsForEveryone: Continuously sees a dream in which he kills Maigrey. The dream proves to be prophetic.
%%* PsychicPowers
* RatedMForManly: Very badass and manly.
* RedOni: to Maigrey's Blue Oni.
* SexyPriest: Tall, handsome and a priest monk of the Order of Adamant.
* StarCrossedLovers: With Maigrey. Their problematic relationship makes half of the plot.
* TallDarkAndSnarky: Tall, black-haired and famous for his snarky quotes.
* TomTheDarkLord: "Derek" is not a name that inspires fear.
%%* UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans
%%* WarriorMonk: He is a warrior monk of the Order of Adamant but very few people know this.

!!Maigrey Morianna

* BadassCape: Same as Sagan's, only blue.
* BlueOni: Calm and she is this to Sagan's Red Oni. Unique in that she was also Red to Platus' Blue.
* ChildhoodFriendRomance: with Sagan. She knew him since she was six.
* CulturedBadass: Both she and Sagan are well-read and fond of classical music. She uses a quote from Yeats's poem as an activation code for the space-rotating bomb.
* DaddysGirl: Was her father's favorite child due to her tomboyishness and warrior's spirit.
* DiedInYourArmsTonight: Dies in the arms of Sagan.
%%* TheHeart
* LadyOfWar: Very graceful and a skilled warrior. Silver armor only adds to her royal grace.
* MindlinkMates: Has a mind connection with Sagan.
%%* NotQuiteDead
%%* PsychicPowers
* ScarsAreForever: Her past confrontation with Derek Sagan has left her with a nasty scar on her cheek.
* StarCrossedLovers: 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...
* WomanInWhite: In ''The Lost King'', when she lives on the faraway planet, she dresses almost exclusively in white.

!!Platus Morianna

* AfterlifeAntechamber: comes to Maigrey right after [[spoiler:his death.]]
* BlueOni: to Maigrey's Red. While she was quite a hothead in her youth, he was always gentle and level-headed.
* {{Bookworm}}: A philosopher, thinker and avid reader.
* MeaningfulName: Platus = Plato
* NonActionGuy: unlike his ActionGirl sister
* ParentalSubstitute: Raised Dion since he was a baby.
* ReluctantWarrior: and a lousy one at that
* TheUnfavourite: His warrior father despised him for his gentle and bookish nature.

!!Mendaharin 'Tusk' Tusca

%%* AcePilot
%%* BadassNormal
%%* HappilyMarried
%%* HeroicBastard
%%* TheLancer

!!John Dixter

%%* BettyAndVeronica
%%* AFatherToHisMen
%%* FourStarBadass
%%* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy
%%* NiceGuy
%%* ReasonableAuthorityFigure