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Characters: Xaterex Multiverse Storyline
This is the characters page for the Xaterex Multiverse Storyline.

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Shardak

The main protagonist. Shardak is the son of Arcturas, and a half-Toa, half-Elemental thought to be the legendary Spirit Toa of the Final Prophecy destined to complete the rising of Lord Vahrikaan or destroy him, and is hunted by both the Ix and the resistance because of this though it turns out he's not actually the Spirit Toa. Shardak is impulsive, and rather naive and idealistic at the beginning of the series. He tends toward frequently acting without thinking.


Fairon

Originally an inhabitant of Arcaea and member of the Toa Order and the real Spirit Toa, Fairon was captured by the Ix and sentenced to the Eternal Game. He survives, and becomes a leading figure in the Xaterex Resistance. Is killed in the final battle in a Mutual Kill with Lord Vahrikaan.


Valkyria

A female Ix warrior and assassin, sent on a mission to kill Toa Shardak with a strike team- only to save his life (and be saved by him) on many occasions. They eventually fall in love, though not before trying to kill each other multiple times.


     The Resistance 

The Resistance are the enemies of the Ix Empire, a ragtag army composed of Veythari, Glatorian, Matoran, Agori, and a few Toa. They step out of the shadows at the end of The Shadows Coil, and begin actively opposing the Ix Empire in The Darkest Light.

The Resistance fragments after Shattering, with about three-quarters following Saren Naghara and the others going into hiding and fighting their own war against the Order of Vahrikaan after Saren's betrayal. Saren is defeated during the Battle of Calos, and then his fleet is destroyed almost completely in a battle there again a month later. The Resistance is reunified after Saren's defeat, and becomes the governing body of Xaterex.

General tropes associated with the Resistance:

Blast/ Crystillix

Shardak's best friend, a Glatorian native of Intax. Accompanies Shardak on his journey to track down the Ix. Eventually revealed to be a powerful enemy of the Ix who'd been sentenced to the Eternal Game, but managed to escape with the help of Millennium, who implanted the illusion that he'd been a native of Intax all of his life in the minds of every being in the city. He eventually frees himself from Millennium's control and becomes a warrior in the Xaterex resistance. Killed during the final battle of Shadovar while hosting Millennium's spirit.


  • Action Survivor: Not so much at first, but as the series progresses he's outclassed by Shardak, Fairon, and Valkyria in terms of combat skills.
  • Amnesiac Hero: Has no memory of his past, or of the Eternal Game, until Eternal Darkness, when Millennium heals his mind and returns his memories.
  • Darkest Hour: Facing Nihilus in the throne room of Var'kala.
    • And then again when he's fighting and is killed by Vahrikaan.
  • Demonic Possession: By Millennium, who possesses his body, helps him escape the Eternal Game, and then uses him to try to capture Shardak in The Shadows Coil.
    • And again in Eternal Darkness by Millennium, but this time it's done voluntarily.
  • Dropped a Bridge on Him: Dropped a wall on him, courtesy of Vahrikaan.
  • Foil: Plays this to Shardak once in a while, especially in the earlier volumes.
  • Genre Savvy: Especially in Eternal Darkness, when he deduces the truth about the Sleikha Inferni virus.
  • Killed Off for Real
  • Meaningful Name: His name is Blast. Guess what that signifies.
  • Overshadowed by Awesome: Subverted. Blast gets quite a few crowning moments throughout the series.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Sometimes.
  • Undying Loyalty: To Shardak.
  • You Shall Not Pass: To the Sarkanian clones in Shattering.

Silencer

A mutated Toa of Fire and Shardak's first mentor. Helps him escape the Ix and is killed in a duel with the Fury, an Ix commander who he'd sworn vengeance on.


Melnox

Silencer's brother, a secondary mentor to Shardak. Is captured and killed by the Ix at the end of Into the Darkness.


Ion

A friend of Silencer and a member of the Resistance High Council. Ion takes over Shardak's training after The deaths of Silencer and Melnox, but is killed in The Darkest Light by Skorpix.


Atarus

The [[Rebel Leader]], and Arcturas' brother. Becomes Shardak's mentor after the death of Ion, and [[spoiler: after the war, helps reform the government of Xaterex.

Arkhan

A Glatorian and member of the Resistance high council, friend of Shardak.


Parikon

A Great Being, the last survivor of his species from Arcaea. The overall second-in-command of the Resistance, superseded only by Atarus. Killed by Reyna in The Final Prophecy.


Freztrak

A Skakdi leader in the Resistance.


Saren Naghara

A Glatorian commander in the resistance, seems to sympathize with Shardak the most. In reality an Ix spy with his own plan for betraying both the Resistance and the Empire. Killed by Vahrikaan's Rotaxian avatar after being defeated in Eternal Darkness.


Tiral

The commander of the Resistance's small fleet of Arcaean starcraft. Sides with Saren, but more through accident then choice. Betrays him when she learns of his betrayal, but is killed during the final battle in Shadovar.

     Ix Empire/The Order of Vahrikaan 

The Ix Empire are the largest enemy force in the series, comprised of the Ix and their servant races, such as the Kranr. A tyranncial and powerful imperial power. They were responsible for the death of Arcturas, and their leadership is shrouded in secrecy.

In Shattering, it is revealed that the Ix Empire is a front for the secret organization known as the Order of Vahrikaan, who plan to bring free their ancient master, the Dark Lord Vahrikaan, from his prison inside the Annulus. Both the Order and the Empire are ultimately defeated by the Resistance and the Sleikha Inferni, and with the death of Vahrikaan the Order effectively ceased to exist.

  • 0% Approval Rating: Only to the Veythari, surviving Toa, and the Resistance. The rest of the Empire's servants mainly tolerate the Empire's rule, and for the most part hope that the Resistance will be defeated.
  • The Empire

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