Bevin Conner (Sir Conner, Master Conner)
strong, upper class male, about 40 years old, is collecting orphans for an evil and dangerous quest, one of King Eckbert's regents/advisors
fat and strong woman, mean, owns the orphanage where Sage lives, does not take very good care of the orphans
one of Conner's mean vigils, takes his orders from Conner's other vigil, short and pale guy with long blond hair worn in a ponytail
sickly orphan boy (about 14 years old) who gets killed by Cregan when he says that he would like to leave the quest
orphan (about 14 years old) who is healthy-looking, large, and tan, he is the one who let the vigils know that Sage was awake- Strong and good with a sword. Uneducated
Conner's mean head vigil, orders around Conner's other vigil, tall, dark-skinned, almost bald, he is lean and muscular
This is the country that King Eckberet is from, and is where the first part of the story takes place.