Glorianna of Berg has always heard stories about an ancient magical treethe Ora-Ara which can transport those who touch it to another world, though she's never once believed them to be true. Until the year she turned sixteen that is. Living with her grandparents due to circumstances, Glorianna awakens one night to the melody of a flute; she follows the tune into the woods behind her grandparents' house and discovers that they weren't just telling stories.
Due to touching the tree, Glorianna is whisked away to Shire, a land full of magic and secrets and spells. There she learns that the country is at war between the witches--who have taken over-- and the elves. Along with dragons, fairies, and prophets--who have split up between the two groups.
Clothesdusty-red skirt over black cotton pants; light yellow shirt; black slippers
FamilyMama Nore, Papa Lou
Storywhile living at her grandparents' house due to circumstances, she hears a flute playing one night and ends up following it into the woods behind their house and is transported to Shirea world filled with magical creatures. She later learns how to use a sword from Ikka and disbelieves that she holds the key to ending the war.
Age300yrs(appears to be around 27)
Clothestanish-brown witch-like hat, cloak, pants, shirt, and boots
Weaponuses elfin magic
Storystarted a residence against the witches who took over Shire. Throughout the base, there are rumors that his family once served the king, before the witches seized control, and he fights to regain that position.
Age250yrs(appears to be around 23)
Clothesblack shirt; dusty-red pants; black boots
Weaponelfin magic; uses bow and arrows to hone power
Familynone; though he considers Cletto and Sharon-Kade as siblings
Storylost his entire family to a sickness caused by dark fairies when he was a kid(around 60, 70yrsabout 7 or 8); he didn't meet Cletto until 50yrs(human time: around 10, 11yrs) after that, at which he proved himself worthy and became Cletto's second. Rumor has it that he fights only to avenge the deaths of his parents and brothers, due to the fact that he mostly goes after dark fairies.
Age112yrs(appears to be around 10)
Hairlight-grey, high ponytail
Clothes white dress with blue trim over light blue pants; light blue slippers
Weaponelfin magic; uses a flute to hone power
Storyshe is Cletto younger sister and remembers next to nothing about her parentswho were killed. Cletto has told her much about their mother, but little about their father; she wears her hair in a high ponytail and uses a magical flute to hone her powers in hopes of copying her mother's image. There are rumors that she and Cletto are father and daughter rather than sister and brother due to her strong resemblance to him and their mother.
Clothes white tunic; brown pants; sand-colored sandals
Weaponany that happen to be lying around and 'sight'; uses a necklace to hone 'vision'
Storyhe was rescued by Grey after his village was destroyed by wolves when he was twelve and has been living with the resistance as the only human and prophet; he is fiercely loyal to Grey and uses any weapon when necessary, but rarely goes into battle.
Age57yrs (since she's small she sounds like a child, but is roughly 17 in Fairy Years)
Hairfiery orange, ponytail
Clothes orange sleeve-less shirt; skirt made out of brown leaves; no shoes
Weaponcan ask Nature for aid; has healing powers
Story joined the residence after Sharon-Kade found her half-dead and nursed her back to health; she and Shoran-Kade are best friends and she often call Sharon-Kade by a nicknameSharon, mostly. She has a deep fear of witches and a strong dislike for dragons; she's the head nurse of the infirmary, due to her strong healing powers and tends to be somewhat of a busy-body.
Age700yrs (appears to be around 32 when in human form)
Clothes black dress when in human form, stops at her knees; no shoes
Weaponfire and lightening
Storyshe was found injured in the mountains by an infiltration group for the resistance after escaping from Ira's castle; she has the power to change her form to that of a human's and uses that form more often than not. While in human form she is either relaxing or in a weakened state, her dragon form she uses for defense only as she become rather huge; her dragon body is completely black and her eyes a purple so dark they appear ebony. She doesn't trust witches at all and hates all fairies.
Age247yrs (appears to be about 19)
Clothes light-pink dress with silver trim that stops at her knees; white boots
Weaponwitch's magic; ice daggers, ice sword, and bow and arrows of ice
Storyshe's a fugitive witch, she ran from Ira's castle after she learns that her brother was killed by Bricks and she and her twin sister, Brelm, are both under loyalty spells. She is found by Jacob while hiding in the woods a few miles from their base; she had no knowledge of it being there, and is saved from being killed by Glorianna. After explaining her situation Ikka is allowed to stayed and fight with the residence, but only 'until she shows her true colors.'
Age300yrs(appears to be around 22)
Hairdark blue, full back
Clothesshin-length black dress, with slip; black heels
Familynone; though she considers her two black cats family
Storyshe took over Shire for unknown reasons and declared herself queen, also making the land home to all and every witch. She is easily considered the most powerful of witches and also the most beautiful.; she's ruthless and heartless in battle. She has two twin black cats as her familiars and often uses then to spy on others throughout the castle, to make sure no one has plan to betray her. She is deeply in love with Fuahns, her vampire knight and uses aging spells to look younger. When she finds outs that Fauhns falls for Glorianna, Ira makes her, her main target.
Age247yrs(appears to be about 19)
Clothes silver dress with light-pink trim that stops at her knees; pink boots
Weaponwitch's magic; fire daggers, fire sword, and bow and arrows of fire
Storyshe is Ira's second and Ikka's twin sister; she doesn't know that her little brother was killed by Bricks, having been told that elves did it, nor is she aware that Ikka and she are under loyalty spells. She was told that the reason Ikka left the castle was because she went on a mission to spy on the elves and learn what they're planning. She fiercely loyal to Ira, but whether it's of her own accord or because of the spell Ira does not know.
Age350yrs(appears to be about 25)
Hairbrown, low ponytail
Clothesblack cloak, shirt, pants and boots
Weaponbats and sword
Storyhe is Ira's lover and protector, and claims to love her with all him heart; however he ends up betraying her when he 'falls in love' with Glorianna the first time they meet. He's been with Ira since she first took over and often tells her that once they win the war he'll marry her and they'll live together as man and woman, not just queen and knight. He hates elves completely and talks of either eliminating them for good or turning them all into slaves. Bricks is his cousin.
Age340yrs(appears to be around 23)
Hairdusty grayish-white, mid-back
Clothesdark green velvet dress that goes past the knees; black boots
Weaponblack butterflies and poison gas
Storyshe's head of infiltration and search groups; often uses her butterflies as trackers and spies. She's in love with Fauhns despite him being her cousin and is jealous of his relationship with Ira.
Mama Nore: human
Hairthinning blond, bun
Clotheslight orange sweater; white shirt; light blue pants; brown loafers
FamilyPapa Lou, Glorianna
Story she is Glorianna's grandmother and Baba Lou's wife; she often tells stories of a mysterious and very mythical 10thousand year old tree, called the Ora-Ara. She is very kind and caring and loves her husband and granddaughter; she is sick and lives in a cozy house in the country.
Papa Lou: human
Clothesdark green sweater; white shirt; brown pants; brown loafers
FamilyMama Nore, Glorianna
Storyhe is Glorianna's grandfather and Mama Nore's husband; he owns a milling company in the city, but moved he and his wife to a country home after she became ill, saying that the fresh country air will help with her lungs and extend her life some. He loves Nore and Glorianna mightily and often talks of spirits and ghosts.
Hairbrown; long, curly, mid-back
Clothesschool uniform: brown skirt, white shirt, dark blue jacket
Storyshe's been Glorianna's best friend since grade school and met David and Anne at the start of middle school. She lives with her older sister, Emily, who is going to school for fashion and design.
Clothesschool uniform: brown pants, white shirt, dark-blue jacket
Storyhe's been friends with Glorianna, Carlie, and Anne since middle school; though he's a year older. He lives with his older cousin, Jordan, who is in collage for architecture.
Clothesschool uniform: brown skirt, white shirt, dark-blue jacket
Storyshe's been friends with Glorianna, Carlie, and David since middle school. She lives with her mother, who is a journalist.