Archives: Characters

Kaz

A thief with a gift for unlikely escapes… Kaz Brekker is a criminal prodigy who made his name on Ketterdam’s streets by turning the Dregs

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Inej

A spy known as the Wraith… Raised in a family of acrobats, Inej Ghafa was taken to Ketterdam against her will at 14 and spent

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Nina

A Heartrender using her magic to survive the slums… Nina Zenik is a Grisha Heartrender working as a Tailor in Ketterdam’s House of the White

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Jesper

A sharpshooter who can’t walk away from a wager. Originally from Novyi Zem, Jesper Fahey came to Ketterdam to study at the university…until he discovered

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Matthias

A convict with a thirst for revenge… Matthias Helvar is a former drüskelle, a Fjerdan soldier trained to capture and execute Grisha—a mandate he considers

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Wylan

A runaway with a privileged past… Though no one knows what drove him to it, Wylan fled his comfortable life among Ketterdam’s wealthiest families to

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Alina

One of many children orphaned by Ravka’s border wars, Alina Starkov has spent her life being underestimated and overlooked. But when her regiment is attacked

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Mal

Malyen Oretsev is a gifted tracker and Alina Starkov’s best friend. Both orphans and raised together on a Duke’s estate, Mal and Alina were inseparable

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The Darkling

The Darkling is the leader of the Second Army, a magical military elite comprised of Grisha and tasked with defending Ravka. Charismatic and gifted with

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Genya

Genya Safin is a Tailor, a hybrid Grisha who has the power to alter people’s appearances. Because of her unique gifts she has been placed

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Zoya

A talented Squaller in the Second Army, Zoya Nazyalensky holds a position of power and influence and takes status among the Grisha seriously. Ambitious, arrogant,

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Nikolai

Nikolai Lantsov is the younger son of the King and Queen of Ravka. Instead of accepting an officer’s commission as most people of his class

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