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Ancient people of Deltora's northeast. They prefer to live in the dense wilderness of their territory. Ralads are renowned builders and were the architects of the palace in Del.


A Ralad man sent by his people to search for help. He is captured by Jin and Jod along the way.
  • A Friend in Need: Goes to Withick Mire to represent the Ralads in the ceremony to restore the Belt of Deltora and find its heir.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Spends years living as a pet to Jin and Jod.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Almost. He is completely willing to become Soldeen's 'pet' so that Lief, Barda and Jasmine can retrieve the ruby for the Belt of Deltora, because they saved his life twice and he is in their debt. Thankfully, this doesn't become necessary.
  • I Owe You My Life: Says this to Lief, Barda and Jasmine after they rescue him from Grey Guards and again after they save him from Jin and Jod.
  • Made a Slave: Was forced to be a slave for Jin and Jod for five years, and had to watch them trap hapless victims and stew them.
  • Suddenly Voiced: In-universe example.
  • The Speechless: He, and all the people of Raladin, are voiceless due to a spell cast by the sorceress Thaegan which took away the voices of the Ralads who spoke up against the enchantment of D'Or into the Lake of Tears, and also their descendants.

     People of D'Or and Eastern Settlers 

Peoples from all over Deltora as well as from across the sea who have settled in the northeast. Notable villages include D'Or and the village of Broome.


Leader of the people of D'Or. He became Soldeen when D'Or was transformed into the Lake of Tears.
  • Nice Guy: After he is freed from his curse, he's a generally nice guy.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Spent one hundred years as a monster called Soldeen, with no recollection of his human life.
  • Identity Amnesia: Had no memory of his past life when he was Soldeen.
  • Tragic Monster: At first, when the companions encounter him in the Lake of Tears they find him evil and frightening, but with the help of the topaz Lief realises that Soldeen is as much a victim of Thaegan as the people of Raladin are and feels sorry for him.


Nanion's wife. She became the Weeping Rock when D'Or was transformed into the Lake of Tears.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Was enchanted by Thaegan (along with the entire city of D'Or) a hundred years before, and lived a cursed, miserable half-life as a weeping rock.
  • Identity Amnesia: Had no memory of her life before the curse while she was enchanted.


A woman from the City of Broome.
  • Action Girl: Can keep up with Barda in a fight.
  • Babies Ever After: After the third series, Lindal and Barda have six children, all of them identical and taller than their parents.
  • Bald Woman: A traditional custom for women in Broome, as dragons like to line their nests with hair.
  • Happily Married: To Barda at the end of the third series.
  • The Nose Knows: She is able to follow people by scent.
  • Near-Death Experience: Almost dies of the 'Toran Plague' in the final book. She only recovers once is it ascertained that the so-called plague is actually poison and emeralds are sent to her to help her recover.
  • Scarily Competent Tracker: She is able to persue Lief, Barda and Jasmine with ease.


A young woman of Broome. She is a candidate in the Rosalyn Trust competition.
  • Bald Woman: A traditional custom for women in Broome, as dragons like to line their nests with hair.
  • The Big Girl: She is a typically tall Broome woman and seems rather easy going.
  • Blade on a Stick: She carries a spear in a leather pouch. She has yet to need it during the Rosalyn Trust competition.
  • The Nose Knows: While her sense of smell is not as keen as it would be if she had dedicated herself to it, she is able to tell if somebody has been nearby recently.
  • Odd Friendship: With Britta, and eventually Sky.

     Plains Tribe 

People from the plains in Deltora's centre. Some are residents of the roofed city of Noradz. Traditionally at odds with the Mere tribe.


A pedlar who the three companions meet during their quest for the gems, Steven is the son of Queen Bee herself. He sells Queen Bee honey to the Resistance.
  • Hidden Depths: At first he seems like an unusual pedlar, and a bit mad. Later the trio find out the he is Queen's Bee's son, and that he carries his brother Nevets within himself.
  • Intrepid Merchant: Travels across the dangerous Deltoran countryside to villages which may or may not still be there.


Steven's twin who lives inside him.

Queen Bee

Famed producer of both Queen Bee Cider and Queen Bee Honey.
  • Cool Old Lady: Can be seen as this, as she has a swarm of bees that are loyal only to her and would kill if she commanded them to.
  • Bee Afraid: Her bees are very protective of their master.


A serving girl of Noradz. She quickly becomes the heroes' single ally in Noradz and aids in their escape.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: She is taken to the Shadowlands with her people, and is brainwashed into serving the Shadow Lord against her own people.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Tira is made into a Shadow Lord servant by the Conversion Project. She gets better though.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: With Lief, Barda and Jasmine in City of the Rats. She helps them escape their imprisonment in Noradz, and puts herself at great risk in doing so.
  • Made a Slave: She and the rest of Roradz are taken to the Shadowlands just before the Shadow Lord is driven out of Deltora.
  • Puppeteer Parasite: One of the final test subjects of the Conversion Project.
  • Shrinking Violet: She has been taught to be quiet while doing her job.
  • Why Did It Have To Be Rats: She, like all the people of Noradz, is trained to compulsively fear rats and anything that might attract them.

The Nine Ra-Kacharz

The fanatical leaders of Noradz. They uphold and enforce the cruel and bizarre laws of the city.


A shrewd and peculiar shopkeeper set up on the eastern border of the Plains. Known for his fantastic yet pricey goods.
  • Double Agent: He does special dealings with both the Shadow Lord and the Resistance. In his own words, he is the same Tom to all.
  • Hidden Depths: At first he seems a typical Snake Oil Salesman, turns out he hates the Shadow Lord as much as the heroes.
    • In addition to that he seems to try and take responsibility for the actions of his brother.
  • Snake Oil Salesman: Subverted in that a lot of his goods tend to work as advertised.
  • Third-Person Person: Tom loves his own name. Tom may as well be reading out the entries on Tom.


A seer living in the southwest coast of Deltora. She is Tom and Laughing Jack's sister.
  • Blind Seer: Ava is most definitely this. She is a true seer, and Lief is surprised when he first meets her to see that she is completely blind. This unfortunately makes her vulnerable to Laughing Jack when he comes to her and forcibly abducts her, taking her place so that he can ambush the three heroes upon their own arrival at Ava's shop.
  • Hidden Depths: She is a Blind Seer, and it is later discovered that she is the sister of both Tom and Laughing Jack.

Laughing Jack

A notorious con artist who usually poses as a moneylender and Tom and Ava's brother.
  • And I Must Scream: Once he accidentally breaks his vow, he is dragged below the decks of the Lady Luck to join his crew at the oars, for the rest of his life and after.
  • Jerkass: Torments his own horses for the hell of it.
  • Loan Shark: Lends large sums of money under contracts that most cannot even read, usually saying something along the lines of paying back ten or twenty times what was lent. When people can't pay him back, he takes possession of everything they own.

     Mere Tribe 

People from Deltora's midwest. A great part of their culture is gambling and superstition concerning luck. Traditionally at odds with the Plains tribe.

Mother Brightly

The manager of the Rithmere Games and Inn. She is a very cheerful person at first sight. It is revealed that she is a Shadow Lord servant helping enslave finalists and champions of the Rithmere Games.


A finalist of the Rithmere Games. She is known as 'Neridah the Swift' and is very spoilt and selfish.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: She at first seems gentle and innocent, but really she is selfish and greedy. She uses her innocent appearance to her advantage during bouts in the Rithmere Arena, and also when she is trying to get her own way with something.
  • Character Death: She is cursed by the great diamond when she steals it from the Guardian as it brings bad luck to anyone who attempts to obtain it through force or trickery. She falls into a stream, hits her head and drowns, though she learns her lesson and gets to live in the anime.
  • Laser-Guided Karma: The diamond's curse on thieves is not very subtle.
  • The Trickster: She likes to fool people into thinking she's fragile and gentle so that she will get her own way.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit: How she prefers to start off a battle. Lief falls for it twice in the same fight.


Another finalist of the Rithmere Games.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Her and Orwen's fate are left rather ambiguous after the Rithmere games, though Mother Brightly claims they simply left Rithmere. Whatever happened, they survived to the end of the series.


Yet Another finalist of the Rithmere Games.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: His and Joanna's fate are left rather ambiguous after the Rithmere games, though Mother Brightly claims they simply left Rithmere. Whatever happened, they survived to the end of the series.


Former manager of the Rithmere Games and Inn. He flees to the Valley of the Lost after his livelihood and family is destroyed by vagabonds in Rithmere and becomes the Guardian. He later has a Heel–Face Turn and helps the heroes defeat the Shadow Lord and find the heir to Deltora in Return to Del. During the reign of King Lief Fardeep returns to Rithmere and resumes management of the Champion Inn and a much safer, well-intentioned Rithmere Games.
  • Body Horror: His four pet monsters are actually growths representing his own flaws: pride, greed, hatred and envy.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: His family is killed by bandits and his home and business are taken from him.
  • Heel–Face Turn: At the end of The Valley of the Lost he becomes good again, having finally repented his old ways. The heroes are wary at first around him because of his old nature but soon come to trust him completely.
  • I Gave My Word: Fardeep/ The Guardian is always fair when challenging travellers to solve his riddles. He never breaks or goes back on his promises, and is insulted when the trio accuse him of doing so when they are deciding whether to attempt the Guardian's challenge.
  • Scavenger Hunt: The nature of the challenge the Guardian sets the trio. They are forced to find the letters of the Guardian's true name before time runs out, or they will be trapped in the Valley forever.
  • Tragic Villain: He is a broken man when the Shadow Lord's voice comes to him. The trio feels pity for him when they hear the story of how he came to be the Guardian, and see that he was just a man looking for new purpose and hope in his life.

Brianne of Lees

A Champion of the Rithmere Games. She is taken to the shadowlands immediately after to fight in the Shadow Arena.
  • Action Girl: She is a good warrior, having been a Rithmere Games champion and later escaped from the Shadow Arena while fighting as a slave. She then met Claw and chose to join his Shadowlands resistance group.
  • Badass Normal: She is a very good fighter, and not afraid to show it. She was the Champion of the Rithmere Games at one point, and after she is sent to fight in the Shadow Arena she manages to escape, becoming the third person to ever do so. In The Shadowlands, after finding Hellena's resistance group captured and their cell deserted, Brianne says that she hopes the Guards are hidden and waiting for them, and caresses her dagger, making it clear just what she intends to do to the Guards if some are there.
  • Broken Bird: Brianne may seem tough and badass, but it's clear that she's very bitter and sad inside at her slavery and the thought that her people hate her because they believe she abandoned them.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Her stay in the the Shadowlands is as bad as anyone after fighting in the Shadow Arena.
  • Facial Horror: Brianne has the Shadow Lord's sign cruelly branded onto her forehead.
  • Famed In-Story: Her victory in a previous Rithmere Games.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: With Claw and Gers, and members of the second Shadowlands Resistance group who were captured by the Shadow Lord in Deltora Shadowlands. Later also with Lief, Barda and Jasmine.
  • Ice Queen: Brianne is very cold and disdainful to those around her, especially those she mistrusts. The only exceptions are Claw and Gers, and even Claw states that she is a thorn in his side at times.
  • Made a Slave: Taken to the Shadowlands after her victory in the Rithmere Games.
  • Nerves of Steel: She never panics during a fight, and doesn't seem to have any fear at all.
  • Pragmatic Hero: Like Doom, Claw and other heroes, she prefers to take a cautious, pragmatic approach when planning anything, and prepare for any possible danger.
  • Properly Paranoid: She is reluctant to trust Lief, Barda and Jasmine in The Shadowlands, as she is afraid that they may be Shadow Lord spies.
  • Rebellious Spirit: Is a member of the Shadowlands resistance.
  • True Companions: With Claw and Gers.


An orphan from Rithmere taken in by the Masked Ones.


A young Mere woman. She is a candidate in the Rosalyn Trust competition. It is later revealed that she is, in fact, male.
  • Badass in Distress: Is captured and sentenced to death by the turtle-people for trespassing into their territory. It is only thanks to Britta that Sky is not thrown into the mud to die.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Sky and Jewel rescue Britta after they see her thrown overboard.
  • Crossdresser: Subverted. He wore his usual clothes whilst in the Rosalyn Trust competition and nobody questioned it, assuming that was just how poor Mere women dressed.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Is the snarkiest character in the Star of Deltora series.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Implied. Sky is revealed to have had a hard life in Rithmere and is used to the sight of a dead body.
  • Fire-Forged Friends: After their adventure in the Two Moons swamp, Sky begins doing favours for Britta. Over the course of their stay at Illica, they both start helping out the other.
  • Foil: To Dare Larsett. Both of them had a hard life growing up and depended on their wits to survive. They also both dreamed of escaping their harsh lives and making a name and fortune for themselves.
  • Gender Reveal: Sky turns out to be a young man as opposed to a young woman.
  • Glory Seeker: Sky's single reason for joining the Rosalyn Trust competition, knowing full well that, as a man, he could never be named Trader Rosalyn. He used the competition as a means to get to a foreign port and make a name for himself.
  • Guile Hero: Has some shades of this. His strategy in trying to enter the Rosalyn competition was to trick the other competitors and the traders into believing that he was female by Hiding In Plain Sight.
  • Hidden Depths: Though at first appearing to be insolent and arrogant, there's more to him than meets the eyes. As Britta puts it:
    "Sky was hard to understand. He was prickly and reckless, and thought nothing of being dishonest when it suited him. Yet he could be brave and gentle, and had his own sense of honour."
  • Hidden in Plain Sight: He does very little to actually disguise that he is male, relying on his grown-out hair and the simple fact that nobody would suspect it.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Sky seems to gain more respect for Britta and Jewel once they are all cemented as in the running for finalists, but is still rather hostile towards Vashti.
  • Odd Friendship: Develops one with Britta and, by extension, Jewel.
  • Pragmatic Hero: He won't hesitate to commit dishonest or unsavory acts in order to achieve his goals. As he puts it: "I grew up on the banks of the River Broad, living by my wits. It was a hard school, and it taught me to take my chances where I saw them."
  • Sympathy for the Devil: Sky admits to Britta to actually feel sorry for Dare Larsett, unlike most of Del who think of the man as a wicked traitor.

     Dread Gnomes 

Stout people of Deltora's northwest. Generally keep to Dread Mountain in the far north and leave most of their territory alone.


Elder of the Dread Gnomes.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Was a slave of the toad Gellick for over sixteen years.
  • Pride: All the Dread Gnomes are known for this.
  • Properly Paranoid: Even two years after the end of the Shadow Lord's reign, Fa-Glin still uses code to disguise his letters to Lief, Barda and Jasmine in Del. It's mainly because it's a part of his personality (all Dread Gnomes are naturally suspicious) and also because of his Dark and Troubled Past.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Is respected and known as a fair leader.


Greatest archer of the Dread Gnomes.
  • A Friend in Need: Goes to Withick Mire to represent the Dread Gnomes in the ceremony to restore the Belt of Deltora and find its heir.
  • Badass in Distress: Was captured by Grey Guards at the end of Return to Del and almost executed.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Was a slave of the toad Gellick for over sixteen years.
  • Pride: All the Dread Gnomes are known for this.


A scheming Dread Gnome who seeks Gellick's favour.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Was a slave of the toad Gellick for over sixteen years.
  • Dirty Coward: Willing to sell out anybody and foil his people's only chance for freedom to stay on Gellick's good side.
  • Pride: All the Dread Gnomes are known for this.


A Dread Gnome who tells Josef of Gellick and Ols.


A Dread Gnome taken to the Shadowlands as a slave.
  • Badass in Distress: Was captured by the Shadow Lord along with the rest of his resistance cell, and was meant to be subjected to the conversion project. Fortunately the intervention of Lief, Barda and Jasmine meant that this did not happen (though it almost did).
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Was a slave of the toad Gellick; later he was taken to the Shadowlands.
  • Made a Slave: In the Shadowlands.
  • Pride: All the Dread Gnomes are known for this.
  • Rebellious Spirit: Part of the Shadowlands resistance.


Large flying mammals of the northeast. Over-hunting by the Dread Gnomes drove them away from Dread Mountain.



Youngest of the Kin and the only to be born since they abandoned Dread Mountain
  • Genki Girl: Has the energy of anybody her age and no friends to exert it with.





Magically gifted people of the west. Mostly stay within their magical city of Tora and leave to people in their territory to themselves.


A Toran elder.
  • A Friend in Need: She helps Lief, Barda, Jasmine and the Resistance to find the heir to the Belt and drive the Shadow Lord from Deltora. She also later comes to Sharn's bedside to nurse her when Sharn falls ill, despite her clearly not being welcome in Del (so much so that someone throws a rock at her).
  • Blue Blood: Comes from one of the high born families of Tora.
  • Damsel in Distress: Is captured by Grey Guards and sentenced to execution in Return to Del, and is only rescued at the last minute by Lief.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: She was banished from her city along with all her people when they broke their sacred oath to Adin, and spent sixteen years living a half-life in the Valley of the Lost.
  • Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette: Like any Toran.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: With Sharn, Lief, Barda and Jasmine.
  • My Greatest Failure: Feels immense guilt for not helping the royal family in their hour of need.
  • Near-Death Experience: Almost dies of the 'Toran Plague' in the final book. She only recovers once is it ascertained that the so-called plague is actually poison and emeralds are sent to her to help her recover.


A Toran girl of high birth. She is Lief's distant cousin and the next in line to the throne should he die without an heir.
  • Babies Ever After: In the third series she is pregnant with her first child and later gives birth. They name the baby Josef, after Ranesh's adoptive father.
  • Blue Blood: She is from one of the high born families of Tora.
  • Character Development: Gets significantly bolder during her stay in the palace.
  • Eerie Pale-Skinned Brunette: Like any Toran.
  • Happily Married: To Ranesh in the third series.
  • Hidden Depths: On the outside she is delicate and gentle, but on the inside she is stubborn, intelligent, humorous and much more strong-minded than she lets on. She manages to stand up to Doom, of all people, in Isle of Illusion.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: With Zeean, Sharn, and a few others.
  • Missing Mom: Marilen's mother is not seen at all in the series; by how Marilen's father speaks of her, she is presumed to be dead.
  • Pregnant Badass: Marches across the country with food to a place where she probably isn't welcome while heavily pregnant.
  • Puppet Queen: What Paff makes her out to be in The Sister of the South, to weaken trust between Tora and Del and thus weaken the kingdom's security. It's not true, of course, but many people end up believing it.
  • Really Royalty Reveal: She is the next in line to the throne after Lief.
  • Resigned to the Call: Marilen was not happy when she was revealed as Lief's heir to the Belt as she never wanted to be Queen of Deltora. She goes to Del anyway out of a sense of duty, and spends her time there hoping that Lief would return from his quest alive so that the Belt would not have to shine for her.
  • Secret Identity: Rumours abuzz in the palace of her betrothal to Lief. They turn out to be no more than rumours. She is actually next in line to the throne.
  • Shrinking Violet: When she is first taken to the palace. She gets better over time. By the time of the events in Isle of Illusion, Sharn seems to be amazed at how confident and strong Marilen has become in a matter of days.



     Western Settlers 

Peoples from all over Deltora as well as from across the sea who have settled in the west and sparsely in the northwest. Villages along the River Tor are common prey for Pirates.


Josef's loyal assistant. Originally from Where Waters Meet.
  • Determinator: In Cavern of the Fear Ranesh waits in line to speak to Lady Sharn to tell her about the Deltora Annals, when he sees Jasmine, and immediately approaches her, but she brushes him off. He then follows her secretly to the forge where he at the last convinces the girl to come with him and meet Josef, who is desperate to return the Annals to the palace.
  • Family of Choice: Ranesh views Josef as a father to him, and loves him deeply.
  • Happily Married: To Marilen in the third series.
  • Heartwarming Orphan: As a child was orphaned during a pirate attack on Where Waters Meet.
  • Lovable Rogue: Never quite shakes his tendencies from his days as a young thief. He's even still willing to steal, if it means feeding Josef and himself.
  • Made a Slave: After the attack on Where Waters Meet Ranesh was taken by the pirates to be used as a slave on board the ship. He managed to escape some time later and make his way to Del.


A young woman from Shadowgate who falls in love with Bede.
  • Damsel in Distress: Is trapped for seven years in a locket and at the mercy of the guardian to the Sister of the North, until Lief, Barda and Jasmine defeat Kirsten and the Sister (and as a result break the spell over her).
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Her own sister kept her hostage for seven years in an enchanted locket, as leverage against Bede, who she forced into slaving away for her.
  • Nice Girl: She doesn't have a mean bone in her body.

Red Han

Keeper of the Bone Point Light.
  • Fate Worse than Death: Was trapped for eighteen years as one of Laughing Jack's horses, tortured and brow-beaten.
  • Happily Married: Supposedly, before the death of his wife long ago, who was also the mother of Verity.
  • Outliving One's Offspring: Verity is killed by Laughing Jack on the day of the Shadow Lord's invasion; she is only a young girl at the time. Red Han survives his enchantment at the hands of Jack and finds himself freed sixteen years later.


A young girl who is abducted and eventually killed by Laughing Jack, in a bid to make Red Han turn off the Bone Point Light. She is Red Han's daughter.
  • Character Death: Was stabbed to death by Laughing Jack (then James Gant) in a fit of rage on board the Lady Luck.
  • Fate Worse than Death: Lingered as a cursed figurehead on board the Lady Luck for eighteen years after her death, and was only freed when Jack was tricked into breaking the oath he had sworn to his crew and thus dragged to man the oars himself.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Was willing to die (and did die) to prevent the Bone Point Light from going out.
  • Red Is Heroic: Verity had long red hair, and she played a role in trying to keep the Bone Point Light from being extinguished, although in the end she didn't succeed.
  • Seer

     The Masked Ones 
A Cult-like Troupe of entertainers who all wear extremely convincing animal masks. They have an old hatred for the royal family and all it stands for.


Leader of the Masked Ones. Performs fortune tellings. She wears an owl mask.
  • Antagonistic Offspring: Her son Bede chose to elope with Mariette rather than become a full adult member of the Masked Ones.
  • Parental Marriage Veto: Bess forbade Bede to marry Mariette. He ignored her and married her anyway.
  • Poison Is Evil: Bess wears ring that has a compartment filled with a deadly poison.
  • Tampering with Food and Drink: In an attempt to prevent Lewin (Lief) from leaving the troupe she slips poison into Barda's drink, believing him to be an obstacle to her 'great plans' for Lewin. It all goes horribly wrong, however, as Kree realises what she has done and uses the secret switch underneath her table to switch the place of the two goblets, thus forcing Bess to drink her own poison.


Strong man of the Masked Ones and a member of the inner circle. He wears a pig mask.


A member of the inner circle who seems to be in charge of coaching some of the performances. He wears an eagle mask.


A member of the inner circle who seems to be in charge of organisation. She wears a fox mask.


A member of the inner circle and teacher to the orphans taken in by the Masked Ones. She wears a frog mask.


Bess' son and singer of the Masked Ones. He decided to leave the Masked Ones after falling in love with Mariette. Wore a blue bird mask.


People of Deltora's southwest. Known for their warrior culture. Local folk tales, called the Tenna Birdsong Tales, are sacred to the Jalis.


The last Jalis remaining in Deltora. The heroes first meet him in the Rithmere Games, in which he becomes a finalist. He later joins the resistance for protection from the Grey Guards hunting him.
  • Badass in Distress: Was captured by Grey Guards at the end of Return to Del and almost executed. In The Shifting Sands he, along with Neridah, was captured by Grey Guards and almost taken to the Shadowlands as a fighting slave. They both had to be rescued by Doom.
  • Berserk Button: A lot of things make him angry, including insults to his pride. Basically anything that insults his pride makes him lose his cool.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: He's huge, and he loves getting into fights.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: An extremely skilled warrior. He also knows how to heal bites from grippers.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: The only Jalis left in Deltora. Lived through the ill-fated battle against the Shadow Lord and had to watch his entire race get slaughtered or enslaved.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: It doesn't take much to send him over the edge.
  • Jerkass: He's extremely unpleasant to even his allies.
  • Last of His Kind: The last of the Jalis in Deltora.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: Seen to shed a tear when representing his tribe.


Glock's younger brother. He was taken as a solve to the Shadowlands.
  • Adult Fear: Gers is captured by Grey Guards after the failed Jalis battle and taken to the Shadowlands. The last sight he has of his brother is of Glock seemingly dying in battle.
  • Berserk Button: Anything that insults his pride.
  • Boisterous Bruiser: Is very muscled and tall, and likes to get into fights.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: He was taken to the Shadowlands and forced to fight in the Shadow Arena, from which he escaped eventually. Prior to that he fought in the battle against the Shadow Lord and had to watch his brother fall in battle and seemingly die.
  • Hot-Blooded: Like Glock, he is very hot-headed and easily angered.
  • Made a Slave: Like all the Jalis but Glock, he is captured and taken to the Shadowlands.
  • Proud Warrior Race Guy: Comes with being a Jalis.
  • Rebellious Spirit: A member of the Shadowlands Resistance.
  • Suspiciously Similar Substitute: To Glock.

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