This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Ravna Bergsndot - This character is a human native of the Sjandra Kei system and as a child, she is a great lover of romantic adventure from the Age of Princesses.
Pham Nuwen - A human of pre-Nyjoran genetic stock, this character is found among other dead bodies floating in the Slow Zone and is re-animated by Grondr Vrinimikalir, who dubs him the Ur-human.
Jefri and Johanna Olsndot - These two survive a treacherous attack on their starship soon after it arrives on a world inhabited by dog-like sentient creatures that...
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