Dramatis Personae

Aerie

Acolyte
Aerie is an elf being trained by the witch, Bentha. Her tutor was taken hostage by a mage named Zordral, and she asked Aegon and his friends to help. They saved Bertha, so she gave them a scroll to help the stone woman, Branwen.

She now runs a shop in the Nashkel Carnival on behalf of Quayle and Bentha.


Alain

Host
Alain was expecting guests when Aegon entered his home. He may still be expecting those guests to this day.


Algernon

Cloakless Man
Algernon is staying in one of the nice rooms in the Friendly Arm Inn. His cloak was stolen by Rose.


Almax

Druid
Almax is the resident druid in Restenford. He has asked Aegon and the Troupe to find out what happened to Martin, a ranger that he has lost contact with.


Amos

Son of a Druid
This young elf is the son of Almax, resident druid in Restenford.


Andout

Messenger
Andout was heading to Beregost to tell them they would be garrisoned in case of an attack by Amn.


Andrella

Noblewoman
Andrella is the daughter of Baron Grellus in Restenford. She believes that Fabio is courting her, but it is all an act on his part.


Aoln

Hunter
Aoln gave Aegon’s troupe advice on what to look out for in the area south of the Friendly Arm Inn. Mainly gibberlings and hungry wolves.


Armoured Figure

Antagonist
The armoured figure was pursuing Aegon for reasons unknown to him. He murdered Gorion, Aegon’s foster father. Aegon managed to escape, but now he seeks out the identity of the man with the glowing eyes.


Ashen

Snob
This man scoffed at the mere hint of a suggestion that the troupe could walk in his social circles.


Bardolan

Amnish Guardsman
Bardolan was part of the welcoming committee when Aegon arrived in Nashkel. He told Aegon’s troupe not to cause any trouble, and told them of the troubles in the mines and Commander Brage’s turn to violence.


Baron Grellus

Baron
The Baron in the town of Restenford. He is supportive of Aegon’s Troupe and worries about the many troubles plaguing the area, as well as demands from the Duke to sign a new contract.


Bentha

“Witch”
Bentha is Aerie’s tutor, alongside Quayle. Aegon rescued her from the wizard, Zordral, who threatened to kill her for being a witch.


Berrun Ghastkill

Mayor of Nashkel
Berrun is the Mayor of Nashkel, and is looking for adventurers to help look into the problems they are having with the nearby mines. Aegon and his Troupe have taken on that investigation.

He, and the Fenrics, have provided space for Finch to create her library in Nashkel. The Fenrics will host the library until a new building can be constructed.


Bentley Mirrorshade

Innkeeper
Bentley runs the Friendly Arm Inn, which he and his wife claimed after defeating the Priest of Bhaal that built the place. It was during the Time of Troubles, and Bhaal had recently been killed, making the priest powerless to fight against them.

Now the Friendly Arm Inn is a welcoming and secure place where all travellers can stay.


Binkos

Messenger
Binkos was delivering a message to the Grand Dukes of Baldur’s Gate, informing them of the many caravan raids that had occurred on the Sword Coast.


Bjornin

Paladin
Bjornin is a paladin recovering at the Jovial Juggler in Beregost after a losing battle with a group of half-ogres nearby. They also injured his pride, and he has asked Aegon to give them a taste of steel.


Bub Snikt

Ogre Hunter
Bub Snikt patrols the Trade Way hunting ogres. He works alone, as he made very clear to Kagain when he tried to recruit him as a mercenary.


Carl

Guard
Carl is one of the guards protecting the Travenhurst Mansion in Beregost.


Chase

Suicidal(?) Man
Jaheira came across Chase contemplating whether or not to jump off a cliff on the Lion’s Way. She convinced him not to, but it seemed like he had already made up his mind.


Chloe

Messenger Girl
Chloe delivered a message to Aegon, telling him that Officer Vai is seeking him out in the Jovial Juggler.


Corianna

Former Mage Hunter
Corianna was hunting the mad mage Mutamin when she was turned to stone by a basilisk. Aegon brought her back to life, but she refused to help Aegon in his current mage hunt.


Credus

Bandit
Credus was the newest recruit for the bandit camp until Aegon and his Troupe joined.


Dawn Priest Blane

Dawn Priest of Lathander
Blane resides in the Song of the Morning Temple, where he spends his days making sure the floors are clean.


Dawn Priest Bram

Dawn Priest of Lathander
Bram tries to keep the Song of the Morning Temple safe from chair thieves. He also worries about how clean the floors are in the temple.


Dandal

Soldier of Amn
Dandal warned Aegon’s Troupe of the dangers in the area surrounding the Nashkel Mines. After telling him they were there to help, he informed them of the mine’s location, as well as the location of the nearby artist known as Prism.


Dreppin

Cowherder
Dreppin tends to the cows that provide milk in Candlekeep. He helped Aegon find Phlydia’s latest lost book. He has since asked Aegon to find an antidote for Nessa, one of his sick cows.


Drienne

Young Girl
Drienne’s cat died falling over the Dryad Falls. Jaheira found the cat and returned it to the girl, but unfortunately nothing could be done to save it.


Drunk

Powerful Lich
This extremely powerful lich attempted to mug the Troupe before falling asleep in the plains near the Song of the Morning Temple. Aegon let Kelddath know he was nearby, and the Mornmaster agreed to take care of him.


Dryad of the Cloud Peaks

Oak Protector
This dryad asked Minsc for his help to save her oak tree from loggers in the Cloud Peak Mountains. Aegon and his troupe helped stop Caldo and Krumm from cutting down the tree.


Dunkin

Drinking Buddy
Dunkin is Marl’s friend who would support and encourage him, even when he started fights. Eventually, with the help of Aegon, he managed to talk him into being calm whenever they met adventurers.


Ekandor

Red Wizard of Thay
Ekandor is chasing Neera, hoping to capture her and study her “anomalous powers”. One of Neera’s wild surges made him disappear. It is not certain if he is still alive or dead.


Elminster

Nosey Traveller
This old man approached Aegon’s party to inquire how they were doing and to offer advice. He seemed to know a bit too much, including Imoen’s name.

After the Nashkel Mines had been saved, he found Aegon again in Beregost. He revealed his identity as the most powerful mage in the Realms, and as a friend of Gorion’s.


Emerson

Head of Nashkel Mine
Emerson runs the Nashkel Mines, controlling who can enter the tunnels. He gave the Troupe permission to enter the mines and investigate its troubles.


Fairwind

Baroness
Married to Baron Grellus of Restenford, Fairwind was a cleric in an adventuring party. She now spends her days being bored to death by the mundanity of a noble life.


Faltis

Not-So-Ruffian
Faltis is one of the three men that Silke attempted to trick Aegon’s party into murdering.


Felwin

Potion Brewer
The wife of Almax of Restenford, Felwin is also concerned about the lost ranger, Martin.


Firebead Elvenhair

Wizard
Firebead is a regular visitor to Candlekeep. Aegon would often run errands for Firebead when he was visiting. The day he left he asked Aegon to retrieve a scroll from Tethtoril for him.


Footy

Morbidly Curious Boy
Footy enjoyed watching Bassilus the Murderer talk with the corpses he animated. After telling Aegon’s Troupe about the necromancer, he went to tell some of his friends.


Fuller

Watcher
Fuller is one of Hull’s drinking partners. Like Hull, he tends to forget his equipment when he has a hangover.


Galileus

Astrologer
Galileus studied the stars for portents. He told Aegon that conflicts of great significance are on the horizon.


Gatewarden

Gatewarden
The Gatewarden of Candlekeep helped to train Aegon how to fight in a team.


Gellana Mirroshade

Cleric
Gellana is the resident cleric at the Friendly Arm Inn’s temple, who resurrected Xzar after his untimely demise. In her younger days, her and her husband took over the Friendly Arm by defeating the powerless Priest of Bhaal who resided there.


Galtok

Escapee
Galtok was captured and tortured by kobolds in the Nashkel area for fun. After he escaped, he ran into Aegon’s Troupe, who slayed his former captors as he continued his flight.


Gerard Travenhurst

Councilman
Gerard Travenhurst normally maintains an open mansion with a small library in Beregost. However, due to the trouble with bandits of late, he has resorted to hiring armed guards to protect his home.


Golin Vend

Ringsnatcher
Golin Vend is possibly a friend of Will Scarlet O’Hara, who returned his magical ring to him.


Gurke

Embarrassment
Gurke has apparently become the laughing stock of the Jovial Juggler after he had his cloak stolen from him by a group of tasloi in the Cloakwood Forest.


Gyllian

Lady
Gyllian offered Aegon a drink in the Friendly Arm Inn. She was drunk, however, and after a bit of nonsensical conversation, she wandered off and forgot to buy the drink.


Hafiz

Dreamer
Hafiz is a man who dreams of death: of his own, and of Aegon’s. After gifting Aegon a protective scroll, he wandered off before Aegon could ask him about the “eight that serve his father’s killer”.


Hentold

Grave Robber
Hentold looted a dagger from a tomb that led to a deadly curse falling upon him. He thrust the cursed dagger into Aegon’s hands as he fled the tomb, begging him to return it.


Hephis

“Bard”
He may not be the best bard. He may not even be a bard. But you will find him bellowing out his songs at the Friendly Arm Inn.


Hull

Watcher
Hull is a Watcher that tends to forget his weapon after drinking all night. Even though Aegon helps him out, he tends to treat him with little respect.


Isra

Protector
Isra was protecting Prism as he worked on his art. She was helped by Aegon’s Troupe as she defended him against the bounty hunter, Greywolf.


Joia

Ringbearer
Joia was ambushed and robbed by hobgoblin bandits near the Friendly Arm Inn. She asked Aegon’s party to hunt them down and return her flamedance ring. They did so, clearing the area around the Inn of hobgoblins in the process.


Jondalar

Fighting Tutor
Jondalar trained Aegon in the art of combat and was a regular sparring partner to him.


Jopi

Bar Patron
Jopi talked to Aegon about the bandit raids around the Sword Coast, and explained how it was iron that they were after.


Jurgen

Guard
Carl is one of the guards protecting the Travenhurst Mansion in Beregost.


Karaea Harfurthock

Jam Enthusiast
Karaea is a svirfneblin that sells jams, bread, and boots outside of the Nashkel Shop after following her brother Tomthal to the surface. She enjoys gooseberries and loves to bake them into pies.


Karan

Tutor
Karan was another of Aegon’s tutors in Candlekeep.


Karp

Farmer
Karp is a farmer in Nashkel who is worried about this year’s crop, since the land is too dry to support any growth.


Kelddath Ormlyr

Most Radiant High Priest of Lathander
Kelddath runs the Song of the Morning Temple. He offered sanctuary to Sirene when she showed up wounded at the temple, and doesn’t seem to be concerned about clean floors.

He burderned Gavin with the difficult task of slaying of Bassilus the Murderer.


Kissiq

Merchant
Kissiq found Melicamp in chicken form and was freaked out when he started talking. Fearing for his sanity (or worse) he dropped Melicamp and fled for dear life.


Knott

Not-So-Tough Bandit
This bandit’s bark is worse than his bite.


Kolssed

Traveller
Kolssed was the first traveller that Aegon and Imoen met on the road. He gave them the much needed directions to the Friendly Arm Inn, alongside some advice on how to travel safely in numbers.


Kurtz Goldenaxe

Armourer
Kurtz Goldenaxe has set up behind the Temple of Wisdom at the Friendly Arm Inn. Here he crafts and sells many powerful armours.


Lachluger

“Bard”
Lachluger is the “bard” that resides in the Red Sheaf. He is skilled at getting drunk and belching out popular songs.


Lake Poet Rob

Travelling Poet
One of three travelling poets in Peldvale, reciting a poem about a Cavern that once inspired him.


Lake Poet Sam

Lake Poet
One of three travelling poets in Peldvale, this one reciting words describing a Dungeon.


Lake Poet Willy

Romantic Poet
One of three travelling poets in Peldvale, reciting tales of the Happy Warrior for anyone who will listen.


Landrin

Arachnophobe
Landrin is staying in the Friendly Arm Inn to avoid the spider infestation in her home in Beregost. She asked Aegon’s Troupe to help deal with the spiders and get some items belonging to her husband. Aegon and his troupe, though not realising they were GIANT spiders, killed them all and returned Landrin’s belongings to her.


Lazarus Librarus

Merchant
Lazarus owns The Magic Shop in Restenford, and is able to supply the town with magic items from other worlds.


Lena

Traveller
Lena is a friend of Samuel’s who begged the Troupe to carry her wounded friend, Samuel, to the Gellana Mirrorshade in the Friendly Arm Inn.


Lord Binky the Buffoon

Buffoon
Binky’s life seems to be about nothing more than wearing bright clothes and mocking strangers. He may be a kind of circus act, but Aegon just finds him annoying.


Lord Foreshadow

Noble
Foreshadow hails from Waterdeep, but enjoys the culture and extravagance of Neverwinter. He gave Aegon the Ring of Human Influence, telling him it comes from a secret benefactor and that he will soon fall in love with one of his companions.


Magnus

Mithril Merchant
Magnus sells mithril weapons and armour from a plaza in the south of Beregost.


Magreb

Widower
Magreb resides in Adoy’s Enclave, where his wife was murdered by the goblins that appeared there. Aegon avenged her death, and opened the way for Magreb to peacefully coexist with the goblins that remain.


Maltz

Weaponsmith
Maltz is a seller of powerful weapons based in the Friendly Arm Inn’s grounds.


Marl

Farmer
After Marl’s son became an adventurer and died, Marl would spend his days in the Friendly Arm Inn getting drunk and accosting adventurers. Aegon managed to talk him down and see things in a different light.


Miner Kylee

Miner
Rose delivered Kylee’s dagger to him in the Nashkel Mines so he could defend himself against the kobolds overrunning the place.


Miner Ruffie

Miner
Ruffie saw demons deep in the Nashkel Mines. When asked what they looked like, he said they look like demons in a rather unpolite manner.


Mirianne

Wife
Mirianne is worried about her husband, Roe. He travelled to Amn and she hasn’t heard from him for a long time. With the troubles in the region, she asked Aegon and Gavin to keep an eye out for any signs of him as they travel south. Aegon returned to her with a letter from Roe, and she was thankful for the good news.


Mr. Colquetle

Gentryman
Mr. Colquetle is awaiting news of his son and wife, who have been travelling for some time. He is concerned his decision to allow them to travel during troubling times wasn’t the right one.

Aegon’s troupe found the corpses of a family in a Hobgoblin camp north of Nashkel. Among them they had an amulet bearing the insignia of the Colquetles.


Nalin

Priest
Nalin is the head priest at the Temple of Helm in Nashkel. The Troupe often uses his services to raise companions that fall in battle nearby.

He has asked that the murderous Commander Brage can be returned him, so he can be atoned for his crimes, rather than punished.

He also worried for two spirits who are unable to find peace and thus haunt Nashkel at night. Aegon helped to bring these spirits to peace, so they can finally rest.


Narcillicus Harwilliger Neen

Yet Another Mad Wizard
Narcillicus Harwilliger Neen tried to create a spell that could control oozes to impress someone he referred to as his “master”. The spell failed, creating a group of aggressive green slimes. He fled the scene, leaving the Troupe to clean up his mess.


Nessie

Bartender
Nessie is a good friend of Bentley and Gellana, and told the story of how they came to own the Friendly Arm Inn.


Noober

Socialite
Noober has a lot of annoying questions and continues to pester people he is excited to see, even if he gets no response from them. He will try and talk to Aegon every time he sees him. He’s proven annoying enough that even Imoen lost her cool.


Obe

Illusionist
Obe is an illusionist who would conjure up challenges to help Aegon train his team combat skills.


Officer Vai

Flaming Fist Officer
Cut off from Baldur’s Gate without orders, Officer Vai has offered a reward for any bandit scalps people bring to her.


Oublek

Bounty Collector
Oublek pays out for bounties on criminals nearby Nashkel. He almost mistook Aegon for a bounty hunter called Greywolf.


Oogie Wisham

Paranoid Schizophrenic
Oogie seems to have a fear of paladins in general. However, after indulging his paranoia for a while, Aegon worked out that he is just crazy.


Parda

Sage
Parda is a friend of Gorion and Aegon’s, who gave Aegon some comfort after he was forced to kill a deadly assassin.


Pelltar

Wizard
The resident wizard at Restenford, he teleported Aegon and the troupe to his town in the hopes that they may be able to resolve some of the troubles in the area.


Perdue

Runty Guy
Perdue had his short sword stolen by a foul-breathed gnoll. He offered 50 gold to Aegon’s Troupe if they wipe the gnoll’s arse with the sword. They didn’t literally wipe the gnoll’s arse, but Perdue still appreciated getting his sword back.


Phlydia

Absent-minded bookworm
Phlydia is often misplacing books around the keep and losing track of them. Thankfully Aegon and his friends are usually able to find and recover the books for her.

In her latest book she found a letter from Camryn to Tamah and suggested Aegon talk to Camryn about his love story.


Portalbendarwinden

Hermit
Portalbendarwinden gave a mysterious fortune to Aegon after an angry rant by the elf. He told Aegon that his fate was undecided, though it is unclear if Portalbendarwinden was serious or just messing with Aegon’s head.


Raiken

Bandit
The Troupe was ambushed by a group of bandits led by Raiken in Peldvale. Drake managed to convince the bandit that they wanted to join his organisation, so Raiken led them to the Bandit Camp.


Raleo Windspear

Storyteller
Raleo Windspear is knowledgeable of the town of Beregost and its people, and loves to share stories of the present goings-on.


Rashel

Priestess

Rashel is a priestess who resides in the Song of the Morning Temple. She enjoys talking about the temple and the history of Beregost.


Ratava Artysm

Absolutely not an Avatar of Mystra
Ratava resides in the temple at the Friendly Arm Inn, where she sells powerful magic items, spells, and potions.


Recorder

Gnome Adventurer
Recorder asked for Aegon’s help finding Sir Mark so they could start their expedition of Ulcaster. They have since left the Keep to start their travels.


Reevor

Ratcatcher General
Reevor maintains the warehouses in Candlekeep, which mainly involved getting Aegon to kill a lot of rats.


Roger

Serious Messenger
Roger had a message to deliver to Baldur’s Gate and wouldn’t let anything stop him. Rain or shine, zombies or knife-wielding skeletons, Roger was getting that message delivered!


Samantha

Noblewoman
Samantha lives in the manor house to the north east of Nashkel. She seems to be impressed by adventurers.


Samuel

Human / Deserter

Samuel deserted the Flaming Fist Mercenaries and was severely wounded in the wild. The Troupe agreed to carry him to the Friendly Arm Inn, where Gellana Mirrorshade was be able to give him the care that he needs.


Seini Korasu

Kara-Tur Traveller
One of three travellers from Kara-Tur, their ship was wrecked on the coast after being lured in by monsters charming them to the shore. He has asked Aegon to help recover a “Bag of Red” from the shipwreck, though he warns his former crew may still be there to defend the ship.


Shelligh

Fruit Picker
This boy was encountered by Aegon picking berries on the northern side of the Trade Way. Drake was concerned that his parents didn’t know where he was, since the roads are dangerous these days.


Sintara Al-Mustafa

Merchant
Sintara Al-Mustafa of Calimport has set up behind the Temple of Wisdom in the Friendly Arm Inn, where he sells magical items including potions and scrolls.


Sir Billybob

Warrior Farmer
Living on a farm in Restenford, Sir Billybob usually protects the town from the bandits of Bald Hill. Lately, however, he has been to busy to perform this task, so has asked the Troupe to clear Bald Hill of bandits for him.


Spen Gil’meh

Storyreader
Spen is a man who would rather be left to read stories than to tell them. Regardless, he told Aegon of the Firewine Bridge ruins near Gullykin after a sarcastic insult failed to land.


Sprat

Sprat
Met by Aegon while travelling the Sword Coast, Sprat was delivering a message to Amn about the latest events in the area. That there are bandits, iron shortages, and a lack of military equipment.


Squirrel

Crow
This squirrel, found in Adoy’s Enclave, is actually a crow that has been polymorphed by Adoy’s wild magic.


Surrey

Apprentice Blacksmith
Surrey used to work for Taerom Fuiruim as a blacksmith in Beregost, but left due to the iron crisis making it hard to turn a profit.


Taerom Fuiruim

Blacksmith
Taerom runs the Thunderhammer Smithy in Beregost. He is a master blacksmith, however the quality of the materials he’s been working with are suffering due to the Iron Crisis.

Aegon gave him a sample of the poison the kobolds were using to sabotage the Nashkel Mines, and he is contacting a friend to see if they can find a way to reverse its effects.


Tamah

Lover
Tamah was the lover of Camryn in Candlekeep before she left to go on an adventure. She lost touch with Camryn after being turned to stone by one of Mutamin’s basilisks.

Aegon found her and returned her stone form to flesh. When he learned who she was, he delivered the many letters from Camryn he had found hidden in books.


Taris

Lady-in-Waiting
Taris was waiting outside the Nashkel Inn, looking for her missing husband, Hagar. It turned out he had been charmed and kidnapped by the necromancer Kryll, a former colleague and betrayer of Dorn. This led to his gruesome death, forcing Aegon to spare her the details when he delivered the news.


Taurgosz Khosann

Bandit Leader
Taurgosz is the leader of the Blacktalons, one of the bandit groups plaguing the Sword Coast.


Tazok

Bandit Leader
Tazok is one of the leaders of the Sword Coast Conspiracy. He was giving orders to Mulahey, and seems to be in charge at the Bandit Camp. He left to go to “the mine”, presumably he intends to sabotage the Nashkel Mines again.


Tersus

Bandit Supplier
Tersus is responsible for making sure that new bandit recruits are properly equipped.


Tethtoril

Sage
Tethtoril is a friend of Firebead Elvenhair who helps him study magic when he Firebead visits Candlekeep. Aegon would often run errands for him.


Thalantyr the Conjurer

Hermit Mage
Thalantyr is a powerful wizard who lives in High Hedge, east of Beregost. Despite his power, his attempts to save a chicken and a wolf have both ended in death.


Thorengrim Hammerfist

Weapons Merchant
Thorengrim resides in the Friendly Arm Inn, where he sells magical weapons, and upgrades weapons adventurers may already possess.


Town Crier

Town Crier
The town crier in Beregost keeps people informed of the latest news and announcements from Kelddath Ormlyr.


Unshey

Author
Unshey had her belt stolen by an ogre with a weird fetish. Aegon and his party hunted the ogre down and returned it to her.


Vitiare

Master Thief and Pickpocket Extraordinaire
Vitiare robbed Aegon of some of his gold after he walked into a gambling tent at the Nashkel Carnival.


Volo

Travel Blogger
Volo is a famous travel writer who has authored many works describing Faerun and it’s history. Aegon met him in the Belching Dragon in Nashkel where he told the tragic tale of Commander Brage.


Winthrop

Barkeeper
Winthrop owns and runs the Candlekeep Inn, the place were people stay during their visit to the great library. He would play many pranks on Aegon. Correction. He would play one prank many times. He also helped fence anything Aegon got his hands on during his chores.


Zeke

Mage
Zeke was trying to make money from Branwen’s misfortune, selling a Stone-to-Flesh scroll for a lot more than it is worth.


Zhurlong

Thief
While stealing from marks in the Burning Wizard, Zhurlong complains about the boots of stealth that were stolen from him by a group of hobgoblins.