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* HiddenHeartOfGold: After the reunification of Lumatere, during diplomatic meetings with various neighboring kingdoms Finnikin begins putting on an air of arrogance because it gives him an edge in negotiations.



* JerkassFacade: After the reunification of Lumatere, during diplomatic meetings with various neighboring kingdoms Finnikin begins putting on an air of arrogance because it gives him an edge in negotiations.


%%* BadassPrincess


%%* {{Badass}}



* '''{{Badass}}''': Is this to the letter. Before the Unspeakable, she was just the Lady of Sennington, but afterward she grew to become the one person during the curse which the people viewed with respect and hope. She strong-armed Tesadora into hiding the girls of Lumatere, to protect them from the Impostor King, and above all ''never stopped planting''.


* RedHeadedHero: Finnikin has hair the colour of berries, and is the main protagonist of ''Finnikin of the Rock''.


* {{Badass}}
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* BadassPrincess

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* BigDamnHeroes

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* DamselOutOfDistress:

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* GuileHeroine

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* HiddenDepths
* IDidWhatIHadToDo

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* PragmaticHero
* PregnantBadass
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* TraumaCongaLine

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* SpoiledBrat: Played with. She's not intentionally spoiled by Finnikin and Isaboe, but Finnikin's great-aunt Celestina fusses over her a lot. At one stage in ''Froi of the Exiles'', Isaboe admits to Beatriss that Jasmina's tantrums can be heard from the Rock.



* GoodIsNotNice
* GoodIsNotSoft

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* AdultFear

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* ActionGirl
* ActionSurvivor
* AdultFear:

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* AdultFear
* TheChainsOfCommanding
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* FireForgedFriends

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* FireForgedFriendsFireForgedFriends: With Tesadora, Rafuel and the Charynites in the valley.



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGoldJerkWithAHeartOfGold: For all his hatred towards Charynites, his bluntness and other jerkass qualities, he truly cares about his people and wants to do the right thing.



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigureReasonableAuthorityFigure: Becomes this after becoming leader of the Monts.



* ApronMatron
* CoolOldLady

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* ActionDad

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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold

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* HiddenDepths

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* TheQuietOne
* ShrinkingViolet
* SilkHidingSteel

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* ActionGirl
* AdultFear

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* MadOracle

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* TheOphelia

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* ActionGuy
* AdultFear

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* IDidWhatIHadToDo

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* UndyingLoyalty: To Quintana, Charyn, the little King. As Rafuel puts it:

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* UndyingLoyalty: To Quintana, Charyn, and the little King. As Rafuel puts it:



* DefrostingIceQueen

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* ActionSurvivor
* TheAtoner: After he nearly rapes Isaboe, he refuses to sleep with any woman, even a prostitute or one who wants him. He finally sleeps with Quintana.
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* TheAtoner: After he nearly rapes Isaboe, he refuses to sleep with any woman, even a prostitute or one who wants him. He finally sleeps with Quintana.
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Quintana after years of keeping his vow to Isaboe.
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* TheChosenOne

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* TheChosenOneTheChosenOne: He is the lost lastborn of the Citavita, and the one meant to produce the first with Quintana.



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* GoodIsNotNice
* HairTriggerTemper

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* HotBlooded
* IAmWho
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Trevanion, the Priestking,
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* IAmWho
IAmWho: Froi is shocked to discover that he is the son of Lirah of Serker and Gargarin of Abroi, and the lost lastborn of the Citavita.
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Trevanion, the Priestking,
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* MadeASlave

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* MadeASlaveMadeASlave: After Froi's attempt to rape her, Isaboe sells him into slavery in part for revenge and also to win back their stolen horse.



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* StartingANewLife
* WeaponOfChoice
* WiseBeyondTheirYears


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WeaponOfChoice: A sword and daggers.
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* ActionGirl
* ActionSurvivor

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* ActionGirl
* ActionSurvivor
ActionGirl: Finnikin is shocked to see this side of her. During the confrontation with the robbers in Sprie, she takes charge in moments by grabbing Finnikin's fallen sword and stabbing it into the man holding her captive.



* AbusiveParents
* AdultFear

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* AbusiveParents
AbusiveParents: His father hated all Forest-Dwellers and tried to teach Perri via abuse to do the same. It's said by Evanjalin that he actually placed Perri's hand into a fire and made him watch it burn, just to prove a point.
* AdultFearAdultFear



* {{Jerkass}}
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold

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* {{Jerkass}}
ForWantOfANail: During the Days of the Unspeakable Perri was sent to get Beatriss to safety in the Valley of Tranquillity so that she'd be safe from the Impostor King. Instead, he went to warn Tesadora about the danger to the Forest-Dwellers. It's hard to say which choice was the right one.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold{{Jerkass}}: In {{Backstory}}, it's revealed that other Lumaterans saw him as this because of his reputation and his behavior. In reality, he was really a JerkWithAHeartOfGold.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: What he really was, in {{Backstory}}. Though he acted like a {{Jerkass}}, it was out of bitterness at his life and what he had become. Only Trevanion was able to see that he had a good heart and wasn't the monster everyone thought he was.
* LoveAtFirstPunch: Somehow, Perri and Tesadora went from fighting each other to falling in love.
* StarCrossedRomance: Is revealed to have had this with Tesadora, in {{Backstory}}. Since their people were enemies, they had grown up hating each other, and then all of a sudden they found themselves falling in love. Because of said reason, they had to be discreet about their romance, having trysts in the forest whenever they could. Then Tesadora discovered that she was pregnant, and she and Perri seriously began preparing to settle down and make a home together. Unfortunately, she miscarried their babe, and when she told Perri he cruelly accused her of doing away with the child, not realising that she was actually telling him the truth. This drove them apart, and they didn't fully reconcile and continue their relationship until over eighteen years later.





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\n** Especially to Trevanion, as he was the only one (besides Tesadora) who saw past the savage monster everyone else saw and looked into his heart and saw the goodness Perri had. Trevanion was the first person to publicly treat him like a decent person and thought him worthy enough to be in the Guard, and because of that Perri is extremely loyal to him.




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* PosthumousCharacter: He is already dead when the main plot of ''Finnikin of the Rock'' starts.




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* PosthumousCharacter: She is already dead when the main plot of ''Finnikin of the Rock'' starts.





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* PosthumousCharacter: She is already dead when the main plot of ''Finnikin of the Rock'' starts.




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* PosthumousCharacter: She is already dead when the main plot of ''Finnikin of the Rock'' starts.




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* PosthumousCharacter: She is already dead when the main plot of ''Finnikin of the Rock'' starts.





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\n* HeroicSacrifice: Gave up his own life to protect Isaboe from the assassin who found them in the Forest of Lumatere.
* NiceGuy: He is remembered by Lucian and Finnikin as being exceptionally kind. Lucian however argues that Balthazar's kindness would have become his weakness if he had lived to become King of Lumatere, as it would have made it easier for neighbouring rulers to take advantage of him.
* PosthumousCharacter: He is already dead when the main plot of ''Finnikin of the Rock'' starts.
* TrueCompanions: Was this with Finnikin and Lucian before the Days of the Unspeakable.





* DamselOutOfDistress

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* DamselOutOfDistressDamselOutOfDistress:



** She also feels every single Lumateran's pain and can feel it when they die. It's why she refuses to let Finnikin revealed Charyn's plans to Belegonia and start a land-wide war involving all of their kingdoms.



** During the days of the Unspeakable, Isaboe, with Seranonna's help, fakes her own death by making it seem as if she were mauled by the wolf instead of Balthazar.

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** During the days of the Unspeakable, Isaboe, with Seranonna's help, fakes her own death by making it seem as if she were mauled by the silver wolf instead of Balthazar.



* WiseBeyondTheirYears
* WhatTheHellHero


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* WiseBeyondTheirYears
WiseBeyondTheirYears: As Isaboe tells Finnikin, she's had to be, given her childhood.
* WhatTheHellHero

WhatTheHellHero: Gives one to Finnikin, Sir Topher and the Guard when she hears them planning to tell the Belegonians that Charyn had been trying to invade them via Lumatere.





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* AbusiveParents
* AdultFear
* FacialHorror: Has a long scar across the crown of his head, which was put there by Tesadora long ago.
* {{Jerkass}}
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* TrueCompanions: With Trevanion and the Guard.
* UndyingLoyalty: To Trevanion, the Guard and Lumatere.





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* BerserkButton: ''Never'' say that the Lumateran River People aren't the most superior fighters in Lumatere in front of Moss.
* FriendToAllChildren: He was very close to the royal children before the Unspeakable and was devastated at Isaboe's death and Balthazar's disappearance.
* GentleGiant: For all his skill as a warrior and his muscular figure, he has a very soft heart.
* {{Pride}}: He prides himself on being of the River, whose people he claims are the strongest fighters in Lumatere.
* UndyingLoyalty: To Trevanion, the Guard and Lumatere.



A guard who comes from the Lumateran River People. He is cocky and arrogant.

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A guard who comes from the Lumateran River People. He is cocky and arrogant.arrogant, but generally a good guy. He and Finnikin don't get along well.
* UndyingLoyalty: To Trevanion, the Guard and Lumatere.



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* TheExile: Fled Lumatere with his family during the Days of the Unspeakable, and spent the majority of the ten years in Belegonia, working as the Belegonian King's ambassador.
* NiceGuy: He is decidedly nicer than his father or any of the other surviving Flatlands Lords (besides Lady Beatriss).
* NonActionGuy: Decidedly so. Justified given his title as Duke of Sayles and a Lord of the Flatlands.


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* TrueCompanions: With Trevanion.


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* TheExile: During the Unspeakable she fled Lumatere with her family and spent the next ten years in Belegonia.


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* TheExile: Spent ten years in exile in Belegonia with her family.


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One of the Lumateran River People and the Captain of the Royal Guard, Trevanion is a loyal, strong soldier who was doing his best to be a good father to his son, while balancing his job, fatherhood and his relationship with Beatriss. When the Unspeakable happened, Trevanion ended up far from home in durance vile.

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One of the Lumateran River People and the Captain of the Royal Guard, Trevanion is a loyal, strong soldier who was doing his best to be a good father to his son, while balancing his job, fatherhood and his relationship with Beatriss. When the Unspeakable happened, Trevanion ended up far from home in durance vile.a foreign prison.



* AdultFear

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* AdultFearAdultFear: His mother and sisters were murdered by barbarian raiders long ago, around the same time his wife died in childbirth. Years later the Unspeakable occurred and Trevanion was charged with treason and sentenced to life in a foreign prison, while his second wife was sentenced to death and believed to have died in the palace dungeons giving birth to their babe.



* {{Determinator}}
* FrameUp: He was accused (along with Beatriss) of conspiring with the assassins to murder the royal family.

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* {{Determinator}}
{{Determinator}}: During the quest to reunify Lumatere, Trevanion refuses to return to the Valley of Tranquility until he is reunited with his men.
** After re-entering Lumatere, Trevanion discovers that Beatriss now is the mother of another man's child and refuses to restart her relationship with him. Instead of accepting it, he just tells her that he'll wait until she's ready, no matter how long it may take.
---> '''Trevanion:''' A man like me will wait for as long as it takes.
* FrameUp: He was accused (along with Beatriss) of conspiring with the assassins to murder the royal family. It resulted in his imprisonment in exile.



** Later to Lady Beatriss of the Flatlands following the events of ''Froi of the Exiles''.



* HotBlooded

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* HotBloodedHotBlooded: Though he is very level-headed, he can also be impulsive and hot-headed, especially when he's lost his temper.





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\n* UndyingLoyalty: To the Lumateran royal family.





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* UndyingLoyalty: To the Lumateran royal family.






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* UndyingLoyalty: To the Lumateran royal family.




* UndyingLoyalty: To the Lumateran royal family.




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* UndyingLoyalty: To the Lumateran royal family.





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* UndyingLoyalty: To the Lumateran royal family.




* TheExile: She fled with the Monts into exile and lived out the next ten years in the Osterian hills.




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* UndyingLoyalty: To the Lumateran royal family.





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* UndyingLoyalty: To the Lumateran royal family.




* SilkHidingSteel



* AxCrazy

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* AxCrazyAxCrazy: What everyone believes her to be, due to her erratic behaviour. The truth is much more complicated.



* BewareTheSillyOnes: Her father found that out.

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* BewareTheSillyOnes: Her father found that out.out in a very brutal fashion.



* BrutalHonesty
* TheChosenOne

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* BrutalHonesty
BrutalHonesty: She has a horrible habit of speaking the truth to other people (or blurting out other people's private affairs), causing the most awkward situations. Tesadora tries to teach her diplomacy and tact over the course of ''Quintana of Charyn'', to get her out of this.
* TheChosenOneTheChosenOne: She is the lastborn girl of the Citavita who is fated to break the curse over Charyn and become pregnant with Charyn's first child in eighteen years.



* {{Determinator}}

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* {{Determinator}}{{Determinator}}: Nothing will stop her from trying to make the first and break Charyn's curse.



* MissingMom: Her biological mother died from childbirth.

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* MissingMom: Her biological mother died from in childbirth.



* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: Quintana saved the lastborn girls from being raped to create the first; in return, they mocked her madness.



* RapeAsBackstory
* SelfMadeOrphan: Murdered her father.

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* RapeAsBackstory
RapeAsBackstory: She was forced to sleep with the lastborn boys of Charyn in an attempt to 'create the first' (while at the same time protecting the lastborn girls of Charyn who would have had to endure what Quintana did if Quintana hadn't stepped in and prevented it). She was also raped by Bestiano, who believed that he could make the first.
* SelfMadeOrphan: Murdered Quintana murdered her father.



* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes

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* WhyDidItHaveToBeSnakesWhyDidItHaveToBeSnakes: Quintana is ''terrified'' of being dunked underwater. It comes from having to endure being half-drowned by the Soothsayer in the Citavita every year on the Day of Weeping, in an attempt to reach the lake of the half-dead.




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De Lancey's adopted daughter. She is the most beautiful girl in Charyn, according to Quintana.




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De Lancey's adopted son, and younger brother of Tippideux. He is a lastborn boy. He befriends Froi during the latter's stay in Paladozza.



* BadassBookworm: He's a skilled assassin, and also of a scholarly bent.




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* UndyingLoyalty: To Quintana, Charyn, the little King. As Rafuel puts it:
---> '''Rafuel:''' Everything for Charyn!


* SilkHidingSteel: Is made of this trope, especially in ''Finnikin of the Rock''. She may seem weak and defenseless, especially when disguised as a Lagrami novice and under a vow of silence, but she ''really'' isn't. Finnikin notices this when they are leaving Sendecane in the very first chapter, when he sees a flash of triumph in her eyes when he grabs at her to prevent her from being dragged away by the water's current, and later in Sprie when she helps him fight off the three robbers who are attacking them.

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* SilkHidingSteel: Is made of this trope, especially in ''Finnikin of the Rock''.trope. She may seem weak and defenseless, especially when disguised as a Lagrami novice and under a vow of silence, but she ''really'' isn't. Finnikin notices this when they are leaving Sendecane in the very first chapter, when he sees a flash of triumph in her eyes when he grabs at her to prevent her from being dragged away by the water's current, and later in Sprie when she helps him fight off the three robbers who are attacking them.
* SlaveBrand: Has one on her shoulder, from her time as a slave in Sorel.









* ActionDad

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* ActionDadActionDad: He's one of the most powerful fighters in Lumatere and Captain of the Lumateran Guard. He's also Finnikin's father.



* DarkAndTroubledPast

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* DarkAndTroubledPastDarkAndTroubledPast: His mother and sisters were murdered by barbarian raiders around the time Finnikin was born; at the same time his wife died in childbirth. Years later he was sentenced to exile in a foreign prison for supposedly conspiring with Beatriss to assassinate the royal family, and spent ten years in prison believing that his second wife Beatriss died giving birth to their babe in the palace dungeons on the day of her execution.



* FrameUp

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* FrameUpFrameUp: He was accused (along with Beatriss) of conspiring with the assassins to murder the royal family.



* GoodIsNotSoft



* HeroicBSOD

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* HeroicBSODHeroicBSOD: By the time Finnikin reunites with him in the Mines of Sorel, he has sunk deep into despair.



* BadassBoast
* BadassNormal

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* BadassBoast
BadassBoast: "I never miss." Though it's said in a bitter tone, and is not boastful in any way.
* BadassNormalBadassNormal: He's a competent fighter (justified, given his father is Captain of the Lumateran Guard) who can wield a sword and knives to good effect. On top of that, he is also very intelligent and cunning and knows every language in Skuldenore.



* DarkAndTroubledPast
* {{Determinator}}

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* DarkAndTroubledPast
DarkAndTroubledPast: His father was exiled and imprisoned in a foreign land, leaving him fatherless as well as motherless, and his homeland was cursed and his people split in two.
* {{Determinator}}{{Determinator}}: He will not stop until Lumatere has a piece of land to call their own.
** In the Mines of Sorel Finnikin refuses to escape without Trevanion, which is what Trevanion is asking him to do, and doesn't give in until his father finally agrees with him.



* JerkassFacade

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* JerkassFacadeJerkassFacade: After the reunification of Lumatere, during diplomatic meetings with various neighboring kingdoms Finnikin begins putting on an air of arrogance because it gives him an edge in negotiations.



* NervesOfSteel

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* NervesOfSteelNervesOfSteel: He never falters or panics in a fight.



* TragicKeepsake: Finnikin's sword. It was once his father's and is a reminder of everything Finnikin lost when Seranonna cursed Lumatere.



* UndyingLoyalty: To the Lumateran royal family.
* WalkingTheEarth: What Finnikin spends most of his childhood doing.

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* UndyingLoyalty: To the Lumateran royal family.family, in particular Isaboe and their daughter Jasmina.
* WalkingTheEarth: What Finnikin spends most of his childhood doing.



* '''{{Badass}}'''
* BadassBookworm
* BerserkButton: Do ''not'' insult her daughter.

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* '''{{Badass}}'''
'''{{Badass}}''': Is this to the letter. Before the Unspeakable, she was just the Lady of Sennington, but afterward she grew to become the one person during the curse which the people viewed with respect and hope. She strong-armed Tesadora into hiding the girls of Lumatere, to protect them from the Impostor King, and above all ''never stopped planting''.
* BadassBookworm
BadassBookworm: Like all noble-born women she is educated and well-read. At the same time she's a determined woman who never gives up when others do.
* BerserkButton: Do ''not'' insult her daughter. Especially do not call her daughter an abomination within Vestie's hearing.
** Beatriss snaps and slaps Makli across the face after the latter accuses her of having lied about the abuse and rape she endured and calls her a slut and a whore.



** She forced Tesadora to come up with a plan to save the girls of Lumatere by threatening to ban her from seeing Vestie (who was suspected to be connected to the missing heir to Lumatere). Tesadora gave in.

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** She forced Tesadora to come up with a plan to save the girls of Lumatere by threatening to ban her from seeing Vestie (who was suspected to be connected to the missing heir to Lumatere). Tesadora quickly gave in.



* HopeBringer: Fills this role with Vestie in the eyes of the Lumateran people, after Vestie's birth.



* MamaBear
* NiceGirl: Is known for being very kind-hearted and warm.
* PregnantBadass

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* MamaBear
MamaBear: She is very protective of Vestie, and will go berserk if anyone hurts her.
* NiceGirl: Is known for being very kind-hearted and warm. \n* PregnantBadass



* TeamMom
* TookALevelInBadass: While stuck inside Lumatere.

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* TeamMom
TeamMom: Becomes this after Lumatere is reunified.
* TookALevelInBadass: While stuck inside Lumatere.
Lumatere, she went from being simply the Lady of Sennington to the woman who gave hope back to the Lumateran people and refused to stop planting even when the Impostor's men tore down her crops over and over again. She was the one who blackmailed Tesadora into hiding the Lumateran girls and the Lagrami novices and conspired with her to try and break the curse over Lumatere.



* PsychicDreamsForEveryone

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* PsychicDreamsForEveryonePsychicDreamsForEveryone: She walks the sleep with Tesadora and Isaboe.


[[People of Alonso]]

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* ActionDad

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* ActionDadActionDad: Fights in the battle for Lumatere, [[spoiler: where he perishes]].



* GentleGiant

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* GentleGiantGentleGiant: He is a very tall man, and has one of the softest hearts shown in the series.



* SacrificialLion: In the first book's climax.

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* SacrificialLion: In the first book's climax.
climax. [[spoiler: He is killed by a Charynite during the battle to retake Lumatere]].



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* AdultFear



* JerkWithAHeartOfGold



* NiceGuy
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure

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* NiceGuy
DotingGrandmother: Was this towards the royal children, who she called her 'pretty babies'.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure
[[NiceGuy Nice Lady]]: She is one of the kindest characters in the entire series.
* OddFriendship: Was close friends with Seranonna of the Forest-Dwellers, who helped her safely deliver her daughter Tilda into the world.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: She is the matriarch of the Mont tribe, and respected and listened to for her wisdom.





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\n* HappilyMarried: To Jorja.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* ManlyTears: Breaks down into tears after hearing of the deaths of his wife and daughter. Seeing that, it's clear to everyone just how much he loved them.

!! Florenza of Nebia
Daughter of Harker and Jorja, and one of the Charynites who have settle in the valley between Lumatere and Charyn. She is constantly haunted by memories of her escape through the sewers underneath Nebia, causing her to retch.

!! Kasabian
A valley-dweller. He is brother to Cora.

!! Cora
A valley-dweller. She is sister of Kasabian. She has a cynical personality and claims to be scornful of all men (except Jory).

!! Ginny
A valley-dweller.




[[folder: Charyn Provincari]]

!! De Lancey of Paladozza
The ''provincaro'' of Paladozza, which somehow manages to remain a very nice place to live despite all the chaos that is Charyn. He is a childhood friend of both Gargarin and Arjuro.
* TheAtoner: He sent a farrier to carry a message. Said farrier got beheaded for it. De Lancey adopted his children and brought them up as his own to make up for his mistake.
* BerserkButton: Don't ever imply that his children aren't his just because they're adopted.
* ChildhoodFriends: With Arjuro, Gargarin and Lirah, though their friendship began more during their adolescence than in childhood.
* EarnYourHappyEnding: He and Arjuro are lovers, but it takes a hell of a long time for them to get to a place where they can be together without any chaos.
* LikeASonToMe: Both Tippideux and Grijio, despite them not being his biological children, are like this to him.
* MyGreatestFailure: His biggest regret is sending the message to the king which resulted in the farrier's beheading.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Is this for the people of Paladozza.
* StraightGay: He is attracted to men, mainly Arjuro.
* YaoiGuys: Ends up in a long-term relationship with Arjuro of Abroi.

!! Orlanda of Jidia
The ''provincara'' of Jidia.

!! Sol of Alonso
The ''provincaro'' of Alonso, and Phaedra's father.

!! Vincenzo of Avanosh
The ''provincaro'' of Avanosh.

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[[folder: Lastborns of Charyn]]



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Paladozza]]

!! De Lancey of Paladozza
The ''provincaro'' of Paladozza, which somehow manages to remain a very nice place to live despite all the chaos that is Charyn. He is a childhood friend of both Gargarin and Arjuro.
* TheAtoner: He sent a farrier to carry a message. Said farrier got beheaded for it. De Lancey adopted his children and brought them up as his own to make up for his mistake.
* BerserkButton: Don't ever imply that his children aren't his just because they're adopted.
* ChildhoodFriends: With Arjuro, Gargarin and Lirah, though their friendship began more during their adolescence than in childhood.
* EarnYourHappyEnding: He and Arjuro are lovers, but it takes a hell of a long time for them to get to a place where they can be together without any chaos.
* LikeASonToMe: Both Tippideux and Grijio, despite them not being his biological children, are like this to him.
* MyGreatestFailure: His biggest regret is sending the message to the king which resulted in the farrier's beheading.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Is this for the people of Paladozza.
* StraightGay: He is attracted to men, mainly Arjuro.
* YaoiGuys: Ends up in a long-term relationship with Arjuro of Abroi.

!! Tippideux

!! Grijio



[[folder: Priests of Trist]]
!! Simeon

!! Rafuel of Sebastabol
* ActionGuy
* AdultFear
* ChekhovsGunman: Baby Froi was smuggled out of the palace by a boy with a basket and lots of cats. Rafuel was that boy.
* IDidWhatIHadToDo
* NiceGuy: He's one of the few characters in the story who (initially) isn't psychologically damaged and/or a bit of a {{Jerkass}}. He does play TheChessmaster at times, but only ForTheGreaterGood and he's not callous about it at all.
* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: His ultimate fate is to be beaten so badly that he can barely move and his spirit has been crushed, though it's hinted that he may eventually recover. ''May''.

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[[folder: Priests People of Trist]]
Jidia]]
!! Simeon

!! Rafuel
Orlanda of Sebastabol
* ActionGuy
* AdultFear
* ChekhovsGunman: Baby Froi was smuggled out
Jidia
The ''provincara''
of the palace by a boy with a basket and lots of cats. Rafuel was that boy.
* IDidWhatIHadToDo
* NiceGuy: He's one of the few characters in the story who (initially) isn't psychologically damaged and/or a bit of a {{Jerkass}}. He does play TheChessmaster at times, but only ForTheGreaterGood and he's not callous about it at all.
* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: His ultimate fate is to be beaten so badly that he can barely move and his spirit has been crushed, though it's hinted that he may eventually recover. ''May''.
Jidia.



[[folder: Turlans]]

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[[folder: Turlans]]
[[People of Alonso]]
!! Sol of Alonso
The ''provincaro'' of Alonso, and Phaedra's father.



[[folder: Lasconians]]
!! Tariq of Lascow

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[[folder: Lasconians]]
People of Sebastabol]]
!! Tariq Olivier of Lascow
Sebastabol
A lastborn who Froi impersonates during his stay in the Citavita.


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[[folder: People of Avanosh]]
!! Vincenzo of Avanosh
The ''provincaro'' of Avanosh.

!! Feliciano of Avanosh
A relative of Vincenzo who is suggested as a betrothal candidate for Quintana.

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Turlans]]

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Lasconians]]
!! Tariq of Lascow

[[/folder]]



[[folder: Priests of Trist]]
!! Simeon

!! Rafuel of Sebastabol
* ActionGuy
* AdultFear
* ChekhovsGunman: Baby Froi was smuggled out of the palace by a boy with a basket and lots of cats. Rafuel was that boy.
* IDidWhatIHadToDo
* NiceGuy: He's one of the few characters in the story who (initially) isn't psychologically damaged and/or a bit of a {{Jerkass}}. He does play TheChessmaster at times, but only ForTheGreaterGood and he's not callous about it at all.
* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: His ultimate fate is to be beaten so badly that he can barely move and his spirit has been crushed, though it's hinted that he may eventually recover. ''May''.

[[/folder]]






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!! King Carles
The old King of Lumatere, slain in the palace during the Days of the Unspeakable. He is described as a kind person, but not very cunning. He is the father of Evestalina, Rosamund, Jasmina, Balthazar and Isaboe.
* AdultFear: Had to watch his wife and three daughters be brutally raped and slain by assassins in the palace of Lumatere. It's reported that he himself was the last to die.
* HappilyMarried: To Tilda, before their deaths in the Days of the Unspeakable.
* NiceGuy: He is remembered by his people as an exceptionally kind monarch, though it's admitted that his kindness was often a weakness when it came to treating with neighboring countries such as Charyn.

!! Queen Tilda
Wife of Carles, and mother of Evestalina, Rosamund, Jasmina, Balthazar and Isaboe. She was slain in the palace by assassins during the Days of the Unspeakable.

!! Evestalina
Eldest daughter of King Carles and Queen Tilda, and sister to Rosamund, Jasmina, Balthazar and Isaboe. She was raped and slain by assassins in the palace during the Days of the Unspeakable.

!! Rosamund
Daughter of King Carles and Queen Tilda, and sister to Evestalina, Jasmina, Balthazar and Isaboe. She was raped and slain by assassins in the palace during the Days of the Unspeakable.

!! Jasmina
Daughter of King Carles and Queen Tilda, and sister to Evestalina, Rosamund, Balthazar and Isaboe. She was raped and slain by assassins in the palace during the Days of the Unspeakable.

!! Balthazar
Son of King Carles and Queen Tilda, and brother to Evestalina, Rosamund, Jasmina and Isaboe. Was heir to the Lumateran throne before the events of the Days of the Unspeakable and also a childhood friend of Finnikin of the Rock and Lucian of the Monts.







!! Finnikin
Son of Trevanion, the Captain of the Guard, Finnikin lived a simple life as part of a GenerationXerox in the making: he was best friends with Crown Prince Balthazar and Lucian, the son of the Mont leader, Saro. All three expected to take their fathers' places eventually... unfortunately, the Unspeakable stopped that. They formed a pact to guide and protect the royal house of Lumatere, and after the Unspeakable, Finnikin travels with Sir Topher, trying to get the Lumateran exiles more rights and better treatment, while constantly looking for Balthazar, who he believes is still alive. Then he meets Evanjalin, and the rest is history.
* BabiesEverAfter: He and [[spoiler: Isaboe]] have a daughter together, named Jasmina.
* BadassBoast
* BadassNormal
* {{ChildhoodFriends}}: With Balthazar and Lucian.
* TheChosenOne: In ''Finnikin of the Rock'', along with Evanjalin/[[spoiler: Isaboe]].
* CunningLinguist: Speaks the language of every kingdom in the land.

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!! Finnikin
Son
Jasmina (II)
Only daughter
of Trevanion, the Captain of the Guard, Finnikin lived a simple life as part of a GenerationXerox in the making: he was best friends with Crown Prince Balthazar and Lucian, the son of the Mont leader, Saro. All three expected to take their fathers' places eventually... unfortunately, the Unspeakable stopped that. They formed a pact to guide and protect the royal house of Lumatere, and after the Unspeakable, Finnikin travels with Sir Topher, trying to get the Lumateran exiles more rights and better treatment, while constantly looking for Balthazar, who he believes is still alive. Then he meets Evanjalin, Isaboe, and the rest is history.
* BabiesEverAfter: He and [[spoiler: Isaboe]] have a daughter together, named Jasmina.
current crown princess of Lumatere.
* BadassBoast
* BadassNormal
* {{ChildhoodFriends}}: With Balthazar and Lucian.
* TheChosenOne: In ''Finnikin
DeadGuyJunior: She is named after Isaboe's sister Jasmina, who was slain long ago by assassins in the palace of Lumatere.

[[/folder]]

[[folder: The Lumateran Guard]]

!! Trevanion
One
of the Rock'', along Lumateran River People and the Captain of the Royal Guard, Trevanion is a loyal, strong soldier who was doing his best to be a good father to his son, while balancing his job, fatherhood and his relationship with Evanjalin/[[spoiler: Isaboe]].
* CunningLinguist: Speaks
Beatriss. When the language of every kingdom Unspeakable happened, Trevanion ended up far from home in the land. durance vile.
* ActionDad
* AdultFear



* GreenEyedMonster: Isaboe wakes up speaking Froi's name. Finnikin instantly concludes that they had an affair despite no evidence to prove it, has a fight with her and later beats the crap out of Froi for it (he's called out on this). A point is made that he does ''not'' handle sharing very well - he has a jealous streak ten miles long and is just as stubborn to boot.
* HappilyMarried: In the later two books, to Isaboe.
* TheHero: He is the main protagonist of ''Finnikin of the Rock''.
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Sir Topher, the King's First Man.
* JerkassFacade
* MercyKill: Killed Seranonna, who was being burned at the stake at the time. He thought he was going to kill Beatriss, but Seranonna changed the plan and gave her life so Beatriss could live.
* MissingMom: Finnikin's mother died giving birth to him.
* NervesOfSteel
* OfficialCouple: With Isaboe.
* ParentalAbandonment: His mother died giving birth to him; his father was
* ParentalSubstitute: Sir Topher is this for him, after his father is imprisoned for life outside Lumatere.
* RedHeadedHero: Finnikin has hair the colour of berries, and is the main protagonist of ''Finnikin of the Rock''.
* StartingANewLife: As a child he was forced to leave Lumatere and wander in exile with Sir Topher, the King's First Man.
* TrueCompanions: With Balthazar and Lucian, before the Days of the Unspeakable. During the series, with Lucian, Evanjalin/[[spoiler: Isaboe]], Trevanion, Sir Topher, and Froi.
* UndyingLoyalty: To the Lumateran royal family.
* WalkingTheEarth: What Finnikin spends most of his childhood doing.
* WeaponOfChoice: His father's sword, given to him by Perri the Savage. He also fights with three knives hidden on his body when he has to.
* WhatTheHellHero: Gets one himself from Froi in ''Quintana of Charyn'', when he attacks him on the Charyn-Osterian border out of jealousy of Froi's closeness to Isaboe.

[[/folder]]

[[folder: The Lumateran Guard]]

!! Trevanion
One of the Lumateran River People and the Captain of the Royal Guard, Trevanion is a loyal, strong soldier who was doing his best to be a good father to his son, while balancing his job, fatherhood and his relationship with Beatriss. When the Unspeakable happened, Trevanion ended up far from home in durance vile.
* ActionDad
* AdultFear
* DarkAndTroubledPast
* {{Determinator}}




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The second-in-command of the Guard, and its leader during their years of exile.




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A member of the Guard who originates from the Lumateran River People. He is a GentleGiant who shared a close friendship with Balthazar and Isaboe during their childhood.

!! Aldron of the River
A guard who comes from the Lumateran River People. He is cocky and arrogant.



!! Finnikin
Son of Trevanion, the Captain of the Guard, Finnikin lived a simple life as part of a GenerationXerox in the making: he was best friends with Crown Prince Balthazar and Lucian, the son of the Mont leader, Saro. All three expected to take their fathers' places eventually... unfortunately, the Unspeakable stopped that. They formed a pact to guide and protect the royal house of Lumatere, and after the Unspeakable, Finnikin travels with Sir Topher, trying to get the Lumateran exiles more rights and better treatment, while constantly looking for Balthazar, who he believes is still alive. Then he meets Evanjalin, and the rest is history.
* BabiesEverAfter: He and [[spoiler: Isaboe]] have a daughter together, named Jasmina.
* BadassBoast
* BadassNormal
* {{ChildhoodFriends}}: With Balthazar and Lucian.
* TheChosenOne: In ''Finnikin of the Rock'', along with Evanjalin/[[spoiler: Isaboe]].
* CunningLinguist: Speaks the language of every kingdom in the land.
* DarkAndTroubledPast
* {{Determinator}}
* GreenEyedMonster: Isaboe wakes up speaking Froi's name. Finnikin instantly concludes that they had an affair despite no evidence to prove it, has a fight with her and later beats the crap out of Froi for it (he's called out on this). A point is made that he does ''not'' handle sharing very well - he has a jealous streak ten miles long and is just as stubborn to boot.
* HappilyMarried: In the later two books, to Isaboe.
* TheHero: He is the main protagonist of ''Finnikin of the Rock''.
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Sir Topher, the King's First Man.
* JerkassFacade
* MercyKill: Killed Seranonna, who was being burned at the stake at the time. He thought he was going to kill Beatriss, but Seranonna changed the plan and gave her life so Beatriss could live.
* MissingMom: Finnikin's mother died giving birth to him.
* NervesOfSteel
* OfficialCouple: With Isaboe.
* ParentalAbandonment: His mother died giving birth to him; his father was
* ParentalSubstitute: Sir Topher is this for him, after his father is imprisoned for life outside Lumatere.
* RedHeadedHero: Finnikin has hair the colour of berries, and is the main protagonist of ''Finnikin of the Rock''.
* StartingANewLife: As a child he was forced to leave Lumatere and wander in exile with Sir Topher, the King's First Man.
* TrueCompanions: With Balthazar and Lucian, before the Days of the Unspeakable. During the series, with Lucian, Evanjalin/[[spoiler: Isaboe]], Trevanion, Sir Topher, and Froi.
* UndyingLoyalty: To the Lumateran royal family.
* WalkingTheEarth: What Finnikin spends most of his childhood doing.
* WeaponOfChoice: His father's sword, given to him by Perri the Savage. He also fights with three knives hidden on his body when he has to.
* WhatTheHellHero: Gets one himself from Froi in ''Quintana of Charyn'', when he attacks him on the Charyn-Osterian border out of jealousy of Froi's closeness to Isaboe.




!! Froi

Born Dafar of Abroi, Froi is the son of Gargarin of Abroi and Lirah of Serker. He was smuggled out of Charyn as a baby and sent to live in the godshouse of Sarnak, which went fine until said godshouse was destroyed when he was four. After that, he ended up a street child, and finally ended up running into Finnikin and Evanjalin/Isaboe over a decade later. After some very rocky moments, he becomes one of their trusted allies and is brought into the house of Lord August and Lady Abian of the Flatlands, where he happily resides.

* ActionSurvivor
* TheAtoner: After he nearly rapes Isaboe, he refuses to sleep with any woman, even a prostitute or one who wants him. He finally sleeps with Quintana.
* BabiesEverAfter
* BadassNormal: He's one hell of a fighter. Not surprising, since he's been trained by Trevanion and Perri themselves. He also has some skill in diplomacy and was taught by the Priestking.
* TheChosenOne
* DarkAndTroubledPast: He was made a child prostitute at a very young age. Then later, Isaboe sold him to the slave traders of Sorel (to be fair, he did try to rape her, which led to it). Things do get better later, when Finnikin and Isaboe save his hide out of remorse.
* {{Determinator}}
* DoWrongRight: Froi sneaks into Quintana's room at night several times, and each time she greets him by trying to stab him, thinking he's an assassin. His response is to get annoyed and show her how to kill a man in five seconds.
* FunetikAksent: In the first book, when he's not very good at speaking Lumateran.
* GoodIsNotNice
* HairTriggerTemper
* HappilyAdopted: He is adopted by Lord August's family in Sayles at the end of ''Finnikin of the Rock''.
* HappilyMarried: To Quintana after the events of ''Quintana of Charyn''.
* HotBlooded
* IAmWho
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Trevanion, the Priestking,
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* LukeIAmYourFather: Gargarin of Abroi is Froi's biological father.
* MadeASlave
* MeaningfulName: Not only is it the name that was originally that of his father and uncle, it's about the most inconspicuous name possible - 'Dafar' means 'nothing' and Abroi is a shithole that nobody wants anything to do with.
* MistakenNationality: When he first sees Froi, Finnikin mistakenly believes that Froi is a Lumateran exile who probably doesn't remember his homeland because he would have only been very young when the Unspeakable happened. In reality, Froi is a Charynite with no Lumateran blood in him at all.
* NotQuiteDead
* PaperThinDisguise: He goes undercover as Olivier of Sebastabol, despite not looking anything like Olivier. It only works because nobody at the castle has ever seen Olivier, and he avoids any visitors who have.
* SexSlave: Of the forced prostitution variety.
* StartingANewLife
* WeaponOfChoice
* WiseBeyondTheirYears



!! Lord August of the Flatlands
The Duke of Sayles. He is a close friend of Trevanion and extremely loyal to the Lumateran royal family.
* LikeASonToMe: Froi is this to him.


!! Lady Abian of the Flatlands
August's wife, and Lady of Sayles.
* LikeASonToMe: Treats Froi as if he were part of her family. She tells Isaboe to her face that she cares for Froi like a son.

!! Celie of the Flatlands
The quiet, somewhat introverted daughter of August and Abian.










* TheAtoner
* CharacterDevelopment
* FireForgedFriends
* {{Jerkass}}
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold

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* TheAtoner
TheAtoner: After realising how bad his actions have been he tries his hardest to make up for them and prove to Lucian, Harker and Kasabian that he isn't the person his previous actions showed him to be.
* CharacterDevelopment
CharacterDevelopment: He is a complete {{Jerkass}} at the beginning of his character arc, leading gangs of his friends to childishly sneak into the Charynite encampment in the valley and destroy the Charynites' garden patches and urinate in the stream in front of their women. Later with Lucian's help he realises how much of a {{Jerkass}} he'd been and strives to make up for his past actions by guarding Phaedra and aiding Harker and Kasabian however he can.
* FireForgedFriends
FireForgedFriends: With the Charynites in the valley.
* {{Jerkass}}
{{Jerkass}}: Was one in the beginning of his arc, but gradually developed into JerkWithAHeartOfGold.
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Though his actions towards the Charynites are at first cruel and thoughtless, he quickly shows that he is a good person underneath all his jerkassery.




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!! Froi

Born Dafar of Abroi, Froi is the son of Gargarin of Abroi and Lirah of Serker. He was smuggled out of Charyn as a baby and sent to live in the godshouse of Sarnak, which went fine until said godshouse was destroyed when he was four. After that, he ended up a street child, and finally ended up running into Finnikin and Evanjalin/Isaboe over a decade later. After some very rocky moments, he becomes one of their trusted allies and is brought into the house of Lord August and Lady Abian of the Flatlands, where he happily resides.

* ActionSurvivor
* TheAtoner: After he nearly rapes Isaboe, he refuses to sleep with any woman, even a prostitute or one who wants him. He finally sleeps with Quintana.
* BabiesEverAfter
* BadassNormal: He's one hell of a fighter. Not surprising, since he's been trained by Trevanion and Perri themselves. He also has some skill in diplomacy and was taught by the Priestking.
* TheChosenOne
* DarkAndTroubledPast: He was made a child prostitute at a very young age. Then later, Isaboe sold him to the slave traders of Sorel (to be fair, he did try to rape her, which led to it). Things do get better later, when Finnikin and Isaboe save his hide out of remorse.
* {{Determinator}}
* DoWrongRight: Froi sneaks into Quintana's room at night several times, and each time she greets him by trying to stab him, thinking he's an assassin. His response is to get annoyed and show her how to kill a man in five seconds.
* FunetikAksent: In the first book, when he's not very good at speaking Lumateran.
* GoodIsNotNice
* HairTriggerTemper
* HappilyAdopted: He is adopted by Lord August's family in Sayles at the end of ''Finnikin of the Rock''.
* HappilyMarried: To Quintana after the events of ''Quintana of Charyn''.
* HotBlooded
* IAmWho
* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Trevanion, the Priestking,
* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
* LukeIAmYourFather: Gargarin of Abroi is Froi's biological father.
* MadeASlave
* MeaningfulName: Not only is it the name that was originally that of his father and uncle, it's about the most inconspicuous name possible - 'Dafar' means 'nothing' and Abroi is a shithole that nobody wants anything to do with.
* MistakenNationality: When he first sees Froi, Finnikin mistakenly believes that Froi is a Lumateran exile who probably doesn't remember his homeland because he would have only been very young when the Unspeakable happened. In reality, Froi is a Charynite with no Lumateran blood in him at all.
* NotQuiteDead
* PaperThinDisguise: He goes undercover as Olivier of Sebastabol, despite not looking anything like Olivier. It only works because nobody at the castle has ever seen Olivier, and he avoids any visitors who have.
* SexSlave: Of the forced prostitution variety.
* StartingANewLife
* WeaponOfChoice
* WiseBeyondTheirYears



[[folder: ''Supporting Characters - Charyn'']]

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[[folder: ''Supporting Characters - Charyn'']]
Lastborns of Charyn]]



[[/folder]]

[[folder: Priests of Trist]]
!! Simeon

!! Rafuel of Sebastabol
* ActionGuy
* AdultFear
* ChekhovsGunman: Baby Froi was smuggled out of the palace by a boy with a basket and lots of cats. Rafuel was that boy.
* IDidWhatIHadToDo
* NiceGuy: He's one of the few characters in the story who (initially) isn't psychologically damaged and/or a bit of a {{Jerkass}}. He does play TheChessmaster at times, but only ForTheGreaterGood and he's not callous about it at all.
* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: His ultimate fate is to be beaten so badly that he can barely move and his spirit has been crushed, though it's hinted that he may eventually recover. ''May''.

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Turlans]]

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Lasconians]]
!! Tariq of Lascow

[[/folder]]


[[folder: Other Charynites]]



!! Rafuel of Sebastabol
* ActionGuy
* AdultFear
* ChekhovsGunman: Baby Froi was smuggled out of the palace by a boy with a basket and lots of cats. Rafuel was that boy.
* IDidWhatIHadToDo
* NiceGuy: He's one of the few characters in the story who (initially) isn't psychologically damaged and/or a bit of a {{Jerkass}}. He does play TheChessmaster at times, but only ForTheGreaterGood and he's not callous about it at all.
* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: His ultimate fate is to be beaten so badly that he can barely move and his spirit has been crushed, though it's hinted that he may eventually recover. ''May''.

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!! Rafuel of Sebastabol
* ActionGuy
* AdultFear
* ChekhovsGunman: Baby Froi was smuggled out of the palace by a boy with a basket and lots of cats. Rafuel was that boy.
* IDidWhatIHadToDo
* NiceGuy: He's one of the few characters in the story who (initially) isn't psychologically damaged and/or a bit of a {{Jerkass}}. He does play TheChessmaster at times, but only ForTheGreaterGood and he's not callous about it at all.
* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: His ultimate fate is to be beaten so badly that he can barely move and his spirit has been crushed, though it's hinted that he may eventually recover. ''May''.

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