Bann Valdur Krole
Bann Valdur Krole is an embittered middle aged man from a long line of banns who have ruled over Ruswold Valley.
Dressed in a simple tunic and leather pants, with a large leather robe drawn over, hiding his infirmity, the bann usually sits behind a …
Bann Trumhall's dog, the Mabari called Jet decided to stay with the heroes after his master was slain, taking quite well to Russel and Garrick. He is an incredibly intelligent animal and a sneaky one as well. However, he has a mind of his own …
Trumhall is the fourth son of a noble from further up north who had struck out to make a name for himself. Arriving in the Ruswold he and his men were beset by bandits, who they proceeded to slay and scatter, freeing the villagers that they had captured. …
Pepyn is a man born and raised in the Ruswold. His father worked for Krole, having fought with him in the Rebellion and Pepyn was given a job with the Bann as well. He turned on Krole when the freeholders had their vote and contributed in his ousting but …
Liwis the tavernkeeper
Liwis is an angry man. A month ago the Gore-Hand's Men raped and killed his wife causing the ageing tavern-keeper to trigger the fateful election that overthrew Krole and set Trumhall in his place. He is a big supporter of Trumhall though he doesn't speak …
Ridyk was a soldier in the employ of Bann Krole before the winds of change left him without a job. With a family to take care of and few other options given that his conscience wouldn’t allow him to take a job with Trumhall, who he views as an opportunist …
Dealia is a young good looking girl of 16 with a great body and a head of auburn hair. She dreams of leaving the Ruswold and seeing Ferelden and the world.
After Russel was knighted she started a relationship with him almost overnight and made him …
Trewin the Logger
Trewin the Logger, who owns the house, compound, and every idle tool inside it, is the paymaster for almost every logging man who works in the Ruswold Valley. He earned his position by the sweat of his own brow and labor of his own brawny muscles, …
Ansel used to run a logging business of his own but Trewin bought him out and offered him a job afterwards. Ansel is a good factor but he hates playing second fiddle to his old competitor. His release was negotiated by Ser Russel who he now works for as …
Sister Pliacinth isn't a particularly noteworthy priestess and her flock is a small one in general. Right now she's seeing more worshippers but for the wrong reasons entirely.
As the Chantry had supported the Usurper and Krole had fought in the …
Horis is an old man. When he was a grown boy he rode with the rebel queen agains the usurper. When he was a man he rode with Krole's father and grandfather and with Maric and Loghain until the Orlesians were chased out of Ferelden. In his old age he …
Waldric The Gore-Hand
The Gore-Hand was a bandit from the Ruswold driven furter north by Bann Krole. He was hired by 'Bann' Trumhall as part of his plot for taking over the Ruswold. The heroes slew his men and captured him but his throat was torn out while they were missing, …
Frederick the Seneschal
Frederick is an old man but one that has seen more in his life than a score of men taken together. He has seen a queen die, two kings rise and an Orlesian occupation overthrown. He has served as advisor to the current bann and to his father before him and …
Vims seems to be more than a little bit insane and is scary even to men-at-arms who face bandits on a regular basis. She is rumoured to be a witch but nobody dare accuse her for fear of getting the evil eye.
An exceptionally beautiful woman, still young despite being a widow, Ister now works for Bann Krole as a servant and kitchen maid, following the death of her husband.