- Chief Stevic G'ladheon
After leaving Selium, Stevic and Sevanno returned to Corsa, but Karigan was not there. They circulated word of the disappearance among merchants. There were some ransom demands, but all were hoaxes. They decided to set out for Sacor City to see if Captain Mapstone has seen or heard anything.
Now, they camp along a deserted stretch of road. They speak of Karigan. Stevic worries; Sevanno reassures him about Karigan's strengths. Stevic lies down on his bedroll. He looks forward to seeing Laren, but dreads that he will receive bad news about Karigan. Sevanno goes to sleep. Stevic doubts the existence of the gods