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Authors: Harry Turtledove

Jaws of Darkness

JAWS OF DARKNESS

 

Harry
Turtledove

 

 

 

This is a work of fiction. All the characters and events portrayed in this novel are either fictitious or are used fictitiously.

Copyright © 2003 by Harry Turtledove

 

The Derlavai War

Into the Darkness
Darkness Descending
Through the Darkness
Rulers of the Darkness
Jaws of Darkness
Out of the Darkness

 

 

 

Dramatis Personae:

(* shows viewpoint character)

Algarve
Almonio
Constable in Gromheort
Ambaldo
Colonel of dragonfliers in southern Unkerlant
Baiardo
Mage attached to Plegmund's Brigade
Balastro
Marquis; minister to Zuwayza
Bembo*
Constable in Gromheort
Carietto
Brigadier in Trapani
Domiziano
Captain of dragonfliers in southern Unkerlant
Ercole
Senior lieutenant with Plegmund's Brigade
Fronesia
Woman at court in Trapani
Frontino
Warder in Tricarico
Gastable
Mage in Gromheort
Gismonda
Sabrino's wife in Trapani
Gradasso
Lurcanio's adjutant in Priekule
Lurcanio
Colonel on occupation duty in Priekule
Mainardo
Mezentio's brother; King of Jelgava
Malindo
Scholar in Trapani
Mezentio
King of Algarve
Oraste
Constable in Gromheort
Orosio
Captain of dragonfliers in southern Unkerlant
Pesaro
Constabulary sergeant in Gromheort
Raniero
Mezentio's cousin; King of Grelz
Sabrino*
Colonel of dragonfliers in southern Unkerlant
Saffa
Sketch artist in Tricarico
Solino
General in Durrwangen
Spinello*
Major on leave in Trapani for wound
Turpino
Captain in Wriezen
Zerbino
Captain in Plegmund's Brigade
Forthweg
Baldred
Slogan writer in Eoforwic
Brivibas
Kaunian in Gromheort; Vanai's grandfather
Brorda
Count of Gromheort
Ceorl
Soldier in Plegmund's Brigade near Hohenroda
Daukantis
Kaunian in Gromheort; Doldasai's father
Doldasai
Kaunian courtesan in Gromheort
Ealstan*
Bookkeeper in Eoforwic; Vanai's husband
Ethelhelm
Half Kaunian band leader in Eoforwic
Feliksai
Kaunian in Gromheort; Doldasai's mother
Gippias
Kaunian robber in Gromheort
Hengist
Sidroc's father; Hestan's brother; in Gromheort
Hestan
Bookkeeper in Gromheort; Ealstan's father
Leofsig
Ealstan's deceased brother
Nemunas
Kaunian refugee leader in Zuwayza
Penda
King of Forthweg
Pernavai
Kaunian in Valmiera; Vatsyunas' wife
Pybba
Pottery magnate in Eoforwic
Sidroc*
Soldier in Plegmund's Brigade near Hohenroda
Vanai*
Kaunian in Eoforwic; Ealstan's wife
Vatsyunas
Kaunian in Valmiera; Pernavai's husband
Vitols
Kaunian refugee leader in Zuwayza
Werferth
Sergeant in Plegmund's Brigade near Hohenroda
Yadwigai
Kaunian girl with Algarvian army in Unkerlant
Gyongyos
Arpad
Ekrekek (King) of Gyongyos
Borsos
Major; mage in western Unkerlant
Frigyes
Captain in western Unkerlant
Hevesi
Soldier in western Unkerlant
Horthy
Gyongyosian minister to Zuwayza
Istvan*
Sergeant in western Unkerlant
Kun
Corporal in western Unkerlant; minor mage
Lajos
Soldier in western Unkerlant
Szonyi
Soldier in western Unkerlant
Tivadar
Captain in western Unkerlant
Jelgava
Ausra
Talsu's sister in Skrunda
Donalitu
King of Jelgava; now in exile
Gailisa
Talsu's wife, living in Skrunda
Kugu
Silversmith in Skrunda
Laitsina
Talsu's mother in Skrunda
Stikliu
Friend of Talsu's in Skrunda
Talsu*
Prisoner from Skrunda
Traku
Talsu's father; tailor in Skrunda
Zverinu
Banker in Skrunda
Kuusamo
Alkio
Theoretical sorcerer; married to Raahe
Elimaki
Pekka's sister
Ilmarinen
Master mage in the Naantali district
Juhainen
One of the Seven Princes of Kuusamo
Leino
Mage; Pekka's husband
Linna
Serving woman in the Naantali district
Olavin
Banker; Elimaki's husband
Parainen
One of the Seven Princes of Kuusamo
Pekka*
Magein the Naantali district; Leino's wife
Piilis
Theoretical sorcerer
Raahe
Theoretical sorcerer; married to Alkio
Renavall
One of the Seven Princes of Kuusamo
Siuntio
Master mage in the Naantali district
Uto
Pekka and Leino's son
Vihti
Sorcerer in Naantali district
Lagoas
Brinco
Grandmaster Pinhiero's secretary in Setubal
Fernao*
Mageon duty in Kuusamo
Janira
Cornelu's lady friend in Setubal
Pinhiero
Grandmaster of Lagoan Guild of Mages
Vitor
King of Lagoas
Ortah
Ahinadab
King of Ortah
Hadadezer
Ortaho minister to Zuwayza
Sibiu
Balio
Fisherman running eatery in Setubal; Janira's father
Brindza
Cornelu's daughter in Tirgoviste town
Burebistu
King of Sibiu
Cornelu*
Commander; leviathan-rider in Setubal
Costache
Cornelu's wife in Tirgoviste town
Unkerlant
Addanz
Archmage of Unkerlant
Ascovind
Collaborator in Duchy of Grelz
Gandiluz
Soldier contacting irregulars in Grelz
Garivald*
Irregular fighter west of Herborn
Gundioc
Captain in southern Unkerlant
Gurmun
General of behemoths at Durrwangen bulge
Kiun
Soldier in Leudast's company
Kyot
Swemmel's deceased twin brother
Leudast*
Sergeant in Sulingen
Merovec
Major; Marshal Rathar's adjutant
Munderic
Irregular leader west of Herborn
Obilot
Irregular fighter west of Herborn
Rathar*
Marshal of Unkerlant traveling to Cottbus
Razalic
Irregular in forest west of Herborn
Recared
Lieutenant in Sulingen
Sadoc
Irregular fighter west of Herborn; would-bemage
Swemmel
King of Unkerlant
Tantris
Soldier contacting irregulars in Grelz
Vatran
General in southern Unkerlant
Werbel
Soldier in Sulingen
Ysolt
Cook in Durrwangen
Valmiera
Amatu
Noble returned from Valmiera
Bauska
Krasta's maidservant in Priekule
Gainibu
King of Valmiera
Gedominu
Skarnu and Merkela's son
Krasta*
Marchioness in Priekule; Skarnu's sister
Lauzdonu
Noble returned from Valmiera
Merkela
Underground fighter; Skarnu's wife
Palasta
Mage in Erzvilkas
Raunu
Sergeant and irregular near Pavilosta
Skarnu*
Marquis; fighter in Ventspils; Krasta's brother
Terbatu
Marquis in Priekule
Valnu
Viscount in Priekule
Zarasai
Underground fighter;
a nom deguerre
Yanina
Iskakis
Yaninan minister to Zuwayza
Zuwayza
Hajjaj*
Foreign minister of Zuwayza
Ikhshid
General in Bishah
Kolthoum
Hajjaj's senior wife
Qutuz
Hajjaj's secretary in Bishah
Shazli
King of Zuwayza
Tewfik
Hajjaj's majordomo
Qutuz
Hajjaj's secretary in Bishah

 

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