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Winters in Lavelle is a modern fantasy webcomic written by Kasey. The story revolves around two young siblings, Kari and Aiden, who discover that the crystal sphere above their fireplace can transport them into a magical world. After much meddling, the family heirloom leaves them stranded in a forest. As they search for a way home, they gain strange powers, meet new people and find out more about themselves and their family. Wikihere.
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Age: 14Kari is a teenage girl from suburbia. She gets thrust into the world of Lavelle when her brother, Aiden, discovers the magical purposes of the strange globe sitting on their mantle. Kari proceeds to get lost in the forest, run into two strange men, get a piece of strange amber stuck in her neck, and eventually find her brother just in time for him to get shot by some deer men.
Age: 18Aiden is just out of high school, and has no idea what he wants to do with life. Well, until he discovers that the weird globe on the mantle is very... special. Soon he finds himself in the world of Lavelle with his sister; and his welcome to the world includes getting some burning rock stuck in his wrist and getting chased by a few deer men.
Age: 16A mysterious young man whom Kari met in the forest. Despite his intimidating appearance, he's actually rather a Shrinking Violet. His bright blue eyes, a definitive trait of Blue Princes, have caused him a lot of trouble.
Age: 25A member of Wisteria, Rio travels around with his partner, Xan. He first runs into Kari shortly after she meets Ashton, claiming to be "a simple woodcutter"- though he threatens to kill Ashton as soon as he notices the latter's bright blue eyes.
Age: 24Xan is a Gard who travels around with his Heterosexual Life Partner Rio. He's first seen grabbing Aiden and taking him to Rio, presumably both so that he wouldn't get killed by the other Gard, and so that he won't be causing any trouble running around the woods. He's a pariah to the other Gard, for unknown reasons. He apparently doesn't really like anyone besides Rio, though he seems to be warming up to the Winters kids- and he hates Fiona Colburn and Silas. He has a sister name Xae, who hasn't come up yet.
Age: 29Silas is a member of Wisteria, currently working with Prince Edric. It seems that his M.O. is to get close to Blue Princes, murder them, and then pin the blame on somebody else. He apparently used to be close to Rio and Xan until he betrayed them. He also apparently dislikes Ashton, being shown holding a knife to his throat in a flashback.
Age: 23A Blue Prince, Edric came to Alderton in search of the Amber, with intentions to blackmail Xan and Rio into helping him find it. His left arm is draconic, and he has wicked looking horns. Now deceased.
Fiona is the acting governor of Alderton- her husband disappeared on a hunting trip two years ago, and he hasn't been seen since. She has some past with Xan and Rio; and while she and Xan seem to have an intense rivalry going on, it's implied that she and Rio may have a little something more than friendship going on.
Aiden and Kari's father. Judging from his panicked reaction upon realising that his kids used the globe, it's likely that he's had some experience with Lavelle in the past.
Aiden and Kari's mother. Not much is known about her, besides that she died recently.
Aiden and Kari's maternal grandmother. When Aiden mentioned to her feeling the desire to "just get away", she smiled and chuckled, muttering, "Guess it's that time again, huh?". She then told him how to use the globe to get to Lavelle.
Age: 34Very little is known about her. She was Xan and Rio's mentor for years, but she disappeared two years ago. She's also a famous swordsman, known as "The Tempest" because of her flashy, sweepy style of flighting.
Blue KingThe king of Lavelle. He's a Blue Dragon who took the form of a human man, travelling around Lavelle, and eventually usupring the throne.
Kij and Kir
Fraternal twin Gard. Kij is a female Gard living among male Gard, which is why she wears a mask with antlers built on it. She and her brother pursue the Winters children through the woods before Xan scares them off.