This character is the protagonist and first-person narrator of the novel. He grew up in the city of Juba but left after attacking his abusive father, whom he later learns was actually his grandfather.
This character is a shapeshifter who morphs between human and animal form. He is first introduced to the protagonist as a creature who assists in saving mingi children from death and delivering them to an old woman in the woods.
This character is a prefect in the city of Kongor in the North Kingdom. He joins the protagonist's party to search for the boy and forms a romantic relationship with him.
This character is a man from a tribe of giant creatures. He dislikes being called a giant, however. He describes to the protagonist in detail the people he killed as an executioner and servant.
This character is a shapeshifting...
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