The Veruki Band
Loto of the Veruki Band
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Nya of the Veruki Band
The current, interim leader of the Veruki Band. Nya is also the mature yet anxious adopted sister of Loto. As of right now, her birth origins are unknown.
Chua of the Veruki Band
One of the top warriors of the Veruki Band, second place only to Loto, his ex-girlfriend. Despite being partially deaf, Chua is a quiet, calm listener.
Posala of the Veruki Band
Late Veruki elder, warrior, and healer. Posala was killed by Adrian in battle.
The Yorkshire Family
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Haydn’s mother, a human resources specialist.
Father to Haydn, he is an engineer.
Haydn’s bubbly sister.
Haydn’s d-bag brother.
The Octagon Kingdom
The Kingdom’s ambassador to the Veruki tribe. Adrian was once married to Loto for the purpose of fostering peace between the Kingdom and the Veruki Band.
Haydn’s childhood friend, Lupe is a professional roller derby skater. She has been in love with Haydn for over a decade.
Close friend to Haydn, Keiji is very outwardly misogynistic but has a decent heart.
Former “best friend” to Haydn, Jake is insensitive to cultural differences and highly narcissistic.
Haydn’s cheerful, innocent ex-girlfriend.
Head of the Bureau of Indigenous Affairs. Donovan seeks to squeeze the oil out of the Veruki Territory by any means necessary.
A mysterious journalist. His origins unfold in Volumes 4 and 5.
Right hand to Adrian who doesn’t appear officially until Volume 4 and by accident in Volume 2.
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King Ingvar (Ingvar Sjodin)
The sociopathic King of Hafeza, a small city of which he ruled quietly and without brutality. His daughter is Ursula whom he loved deeply, yet he despised his wife. Ingvar was killed by Loto after abducting Haydn in an attempt to steal the tilasm of morality.
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Barika’s rebel lover who betrayed her in an attempt to gain money and power.
A twelve-year-old Muslim girl who killed herself to avoid marrying the man who raped her.
A cruel pimp and brothel owner, Ajit forced young girls into prostitution, fostering enough negative masculine energy to create a penis monster.
Takshak’s Greed (Penis Monster)
A product of the city of Takshak’s support of human sex trafficking and prostitution. With the help of the victims, Loto killed the monster by dousing it with cold water.
A Muslim feminist who lives in the city of Innes. She is responsible for renewing the Barika’s faith in Allah.
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A stern Buddhist monk who has failed to achieve Enlightenment. He trains Loto and Katsumi in preparation for their battle against the Kingdom.
A Buddhist monk and student to Master Yasten. His origins are unknown until Volume 4.
An arrogant vampire monk.
A blind nun and most skilled martial artist in the monastery.
Lozen of the Amazons
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Hippolyta of the Amazons
Queen of the Amazons and Lozen’s ex-lover.
The Sacred Staff
Passed down through several generations, the sacred staff ended up in the hands of Loto despite that she used it for wicked. At the end of Volume 3, Loto passed the staff to Haydn before leaving for Shangri-La.
The Tilasm of Morality
The tilasm was located in Hafeza and unearthed by Loto and Haydn. Shaped like a tiara, the tilasm subjugates its wearer to the last person s/he sees before donning it. The tilasm prevents its wearer from committing any moral wrongdoing. The only way its spell can be broken is if the tilasm’s wearer falls in love with his/her subjugator or if the wearer and/or subjugator dies.
Linked to the sacred staff, the amulet can lead its owner to whoever is bearing the staff.
Veruki wolf goddess who roams the forests during snow storms in search of human souls. The goddess merges with a black whale during the spring to form the orca.
The Whale God
Formed when Ostanda merges with a black whale. The Veruki Whale God brings spring to the Veruki Territory.
The supreme Veruki deity who protects all living things.
The Lonely Woman
An ominous sign for the Veruki. The Lonely Woman was once a human being who struck a dolphin with her harpoon. Dragged into the ocean, the woman, harpoon, and dolphin merged into one creature, the Narwhal.
The Christian/Judaic/Islamic Deity, gender unknown, but most worshippers assume he’s male.
The Hindu Goddess who is both fierce and nurturing, creative and destructive.