Sandie Bergen, Author

The Jada-Drau Character and Pronunciation Guide

 

Here's a list for you to keep track of everyone in the story.  If you feel I’ve missed one or two, just let me know.

 

Jada-Drau – (jay-da-drow) – the child of prophecy

 

Bredun

Artan – assassin, apprentice to Snake

Iridia – (ear-rid-i-a) - Saulth`s daughter by Saybra

Islara – (Iss-lara) – mother of the Jada-Drau and Saulth’s concubine - deceased

Meric – (mare-ik) – Saulth`s son by Saybra

Petrella – Saulth`s second wife

Rymon – (rye-mon) – Saulth’s councillor

Saulth – (sawlth) – lord of the principality of Bredun

Saybra – Saulth`s first wife - deceased

Snake – assassin

Tajik – (tay-jik) – Guard-Commander of Bredun

 

Dunvalos Reach

Aleyn – (a-lain) – captain of the station at the foot of the trail leading to Eagle’s Nest Pass

Cenith – (ken-ith –like Kenneth) – lord of the principality of Dunvalos Reach

Daric – (dare-ik) – former mercenary, Cenith`s councillor

Elessa – (eh-less-uh) – Daric`s wife

Ifan – (eye-fun) – Cenith’s father - deceased

Ors – (oars) – Guard-Commander of Dunvalos Reach

Tyrsa – (tear-sa) – illegitimate daughter of Saulth and Islara,  wife to Cenith, the Jada-Drau

 

Daric and Elessa`s Children

Kian – (key-an) – Deceased at age 20

Avina – (ah-vee-nah) – 18

Jennica – (jen-i-ca) – 17

Valin and Taro– 15, twins

Mina – (meen-a) - 12

Nani – (naw-nee) – 8

Chand and Chayne – 5, twins

Rade – 9 months

 

 The Lady’s Companions

Jolin – (jaw-lin) – captain

Jayce – lieutenant

Trey – (tray) - lieutenant

Barit – (bare-it)

Buckham – (buck-am)

Dathan – (day-than)

Ead – (eed)

Fallan – (fa-lun)

Keev

Madin – (mad-in)

Varth

Yanis - (ya-niss)

 

Others

Urik – (oor-ik) – lord of Amita

Jylun – (jie-lun) – lord of Kalkor

Esryn – (ess-rin) – lord of Sudara

Lorcan – lord of Mador

Rigen – (rye-gen) - last king of Ardael, split the kingdom into six principalities to stop the squabbling of his sons; reset the Ardaeli yearly reckoning to year one.

 

The Ardaeli Pantheon

Maegden – (meg-den) – father of the gods, lord of the sky

Talueth – (ta-lu-eth) – goddess of hearth and home

Keana – (key-anna) – goddess of agriculture and commerce

Shival – (shiv-ull) – goddess of death

Aja – (aw-juh -  the ‘j’ is soft) – god of luck and thieves

Tailis – (tay-liss) – god of water

Siyon – (sigh-on) – god of war

Ordan – god of fire and smithing

 

The Calleni Gods

Cillain – (kill-ane) – god of sky and earth

Niafanna – (nee-a-fan-na) – goddess of all that`s living


Principalities and Countries

 Dunvalos Reach – (dun-vah-los reach)

Bredun – (bray-dun)

Amita – (a-meet-a)

Sudara – (soo-dar-a)

Mador – (may-dor)

Ardael – (ar-dale)

Syrth – (seerth)

Tai-Keth – (tie-keth)

Callenia – (ca-len-i-a)