Main Characters

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Matthew Azure

Height: 6'4"
Species: Short haired quilar
Gem Specialty: Elemental - Wind Manipulation
Rank: Golden Guardian
First Appearance: Red Wounds

Matt is one half of the Golden Guardian team in the Defender army. Matt's wind manipulation abilities allow him to be the more offensive side of the team, so if a mission gets hot, Matt's usually the one who helps get them out of a jam. Matt loves his wind manipulation abilities, even though it's one of the weaker elemental abilities that Gems can manifest.

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Isabelle Gildspine

Height: 5'4"
Species: Short haired quilar
Gem Specialty: Healing
Rank: Golden Guardian
First Appearance: Red Wounds

Izzy is one half of the Defender's Golden Guardian team, a team designed to be the first to investigate dangerous situations and help the Defenders decide if a full intervention is needed. The Golden Guardians are reputed to be the most powerful Defenders on planet Zyearth, but Izzy feels like this is highly exaggerated and often feels inadequate in battle. To make up for her lack of Gem power, Izzy is a hobby body builder. She uses her physical strength as a means to keep a strong presence.

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Ouranos of the Athanatos

Height: 7'0"
Species: Athánatos quilar
Ei-Ei Jewel Specialty: Weather Wielder
Rank: Pringkips (Prince) of the Athánatos Tribe
First Appearance: The Stolen Guardian

Ouranos is the Pringkips, or prince, of the Athánatos royal family. Like all Athánatos, Ouranos is a Weather Wielder, meaning he can manipulate or fabricate any element related to weather. This includes everything from earth (earthquakes) to ice (snow) and even fire. Ouranos, being royalty, also has the ability to summon the eight phoenixes of the Phonar Order of Draso.

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Natassa of the Athanatos

Height: 6'5"
Species: Athánatos quilar
Ei-Ei Jewel Specialty: Weather Wielder
Rank: Pringkipissa(Princess) of the Athánatos Tribe
First Appearance: The Stolen Guardian

Natassa is Ouranos' sister and the princess of the Athánatos tribe. Natassa is also a Weather Wielder, and a good one too. Like with Ouranos, she can also summon the eight Phonar phoenixes, but she dislikes doing so. Since Ouranos is their official master, she can hear Ouranos' screams of agony when she summons.

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Supporting Characters

Lance Tox

Height: 6'2"
Species: White Wolf
Gem Specialty: Ice Fabrication
Rank: Master Guardian
First Appearance: Red Wounds

Lance Tox is the most recent Master Guardian of the Defenders and the Head of State in the small country of Zedric on the continent of Yelar on Zyearth. Lance is considered to be one of the most successful Master Guardians in the Defender's history because of his policies and his prowess in war. Lance is old for a Master Guardian, just over three hundred years old and in his final century of life, which means his senses are slowing down, hence the glasses.


Dr. Jaymes Fogg

Height: 6'0"
Species: Quilar
Gem Specialty: Fire Fabricator
Rank: Gem Specialist and Biologist
First Appearance: Black Bound

Dr. Jaymes Fogg is the Defender's Gem and biology specialist. He is also Matt and Izzy's foster father, who took them in after their parents died. Jaymes came to the content of Yelar from a small island archipelago on the other side of the planet and he speaks in broken English because of this. He's very dedicated to his adoptive children, though he's also dedicated to his work. He likes to spend his spare time working on personal biology projects. He has fire fabrication powers, though he has never spent much time developing it so his powers are rather weak.


Dr. Aric Tessla

Height: 6'1"
Species: Cheetah
Gem Specialty: Electricity Fabricator
Rank: Robotics Expert
First Appearance: The Stolen Guardian

Dr. Aric Tessla is a robotics specialist, dealing mainly with energy and robotic prosthetics. He's very skittish and often struggles with the formality of the army. He's a brilliant roboticist however, and is responsible for a lot of the more recent prosthetic replacement technology. He has very little trust in his own abilities, however.


Sami Girsougon

Height: 5'2"
Species: Arctic Fox
Gem Specialty: Fire Fabricator
Rank: Grandis Chief (Commissioned Officer)
First Appearance: The Stolen Guardian

Sami is a young Defender eager to prove herself. She's one of the few elemental users in the Defender ranks, and one of only seventeen fire fabricators. A bit of a pyromaniac, she loves her element and she often has to fight to keep herself in check when using her power full strength. Sami is a bit of what Matt and Izzy call a "stiff", a Defender who sticks closely to the Defender army rules, but once she gets to know whoever is in her company, she's more inclined to loosen up.


Darvin Wendigo

Height: 7'2" (without antlers) 7'10" (with antlers in season)
Species: Stag
Gem Specialty: Cloaker
Rank: Grandis Regini (Commissioned Officer)
First Appearance: Black Bound

Darvin is the Defender's head Cloaker and a close friend of Matt. Darvin was a late bloomer for his Gem specialty, getting his Gem power almost three years after graduating from academy. Darvin was the first Defender to encounter Ouranos in The Stolen Guardian and is also the first Defender to keep his mind after being transformed into a Cast.


Roscoe Wendigo

Height: 7'2" (with antlers)
Species: Stag
Gem Specialty: Earth Manipulator
Rank: Chief (Commissioned Officer)
First Appearance: Red Wounds

Roscoe has been a Defender most of his adult life, but he didn't gain his Gem's specialty until several years after he had left the Academy. Roscoe is very active. Running is one of his favorite activities. During his high school years, he met Matt Azure and Izzy Gildspine and he courted Izzy during their time at the Academy. During one of his early missions on Zyearth, he came into contact with Ouranos of the Athanatos and was transformed into a Cast. Currently he's stuck in this state.


Charlotte Azure

Height: 5'6"
Species: Quilar
Gem Specialty: None (Gem Sharing)
Rank: None
First Appearance: Black Bound

Charlotte is Matt's older sister and is fiercely protective of him. She and Matt came to Zyearth after their parents died on Earth during a horrible genocide. Unlike Matt, however, she was not adopted by Jaymes Fogg, but instead was reluctantly adopted by her uncle Walt Azure. She grew up on Walt's lavish estate, though her uncle was never a good father figure, so she felt alone growing up. She does not approve of Matt's decision to become a Guardian, because she's worried about the short lifespans most Guardians have, but she supports Matt the best way she can.


The Black Cloak

Height: ???
Species: ???
Gem Specialty: ???
Rank: ???
First Appearance: Black Bound

Very little is known about the Black Cloak. He's got quite a reputation on Earth among the Athanatos, but his species, age, Gem powers, and most everything else is a mystery. It's often speculated that the Black Cloak could in fact be several different people, as several different eye colors have been reported in his various sightings. Among the sightings, he's been seen around Sol Island on Earth, and the Defender Academy and in a Defender cemetery on Zyearth. Other names include The Eternal, the Everlasting Guardian, and The Cielo Blu.


Antagonists

Theron of the Athanatos

Height: 7'2"
Species: Athánatos quilar
Ei-Ei Jewel Specialty: Weather Wielder
Rank: Vasilefs (King) of the Athánatos Tribe
First Appearance: The Stolen Guardian

Theron is the Vasilefs, or the king, of the Athánatos tribe, and as of right now, he rules with an iron fist. Theron lost his wife Rhea many years prior when humans found their way on to their island by accident. Whenn Theron and Rhea went to welcome them, the humans reacted in fear and accidentally killed Rhea. The next few decades saw Theron fall into madness by his grief and he convinced himself that the entire human race was decrepit and should be destroyed. In his madness, he imprisoned his children and experimented on the youngest, which allowed him to create Cast, stolen, immortal warriors created by suppressing a zyfaunos soul. using his new creations, he is bent on destroying the human race.