A COMPENDIUM OF PERSONAGES ACTIVE IN THE AFFAIRS OF THE COLD SEA
BARON FERDINAND MEKLANBERG - son of a fish-trader made good. Leader of Thalassian faction in the Teutanian parliament. Aggressive, cunning, arch wheeler-dealer. Not military.
CAPTAIN GEORGE D'ASCHE - Foppish but gifted cavalry commander. Aristocratic connections and Thalassian.(Head of Equestrian Trayning in TYGLP). Good eye for right application of horse in a battle. Less good on strategy.
BARON THELONIUS THWACKE - Chief Master of Teutanian Young Gentlemen's League of Politeness. Veteran soldier. Experienced. Hot.headed in a tight spot. Infanterist. Died-in-the-wool Thalassian.
Graf Rylance Fiumes - Teutanian Ambassador to Strandia. Resident in Kurusaare. Aristocratic with a merchant's head for commerce.
Colonel Jens Didriksen - Colonel of the Kurusaare Regiment of Foot (The Fish). Experienced soldier(infanterist) and harsh defender of Strandian interests against Teutanian aspirations to a Cold Sea port. Especially steadfast in a tight spot.
Lieutenant Grabson Spotte - Master of Keys at Skovkappel Gaol. Un-gifted life-long soldier.