Characters (M-O)

Mari – a woman of the household of House Suth on the island

Marula – a black-skinned coming from the far south

Moal – a man of the Suth household on the island

Molochite – son of Ykoriana and brother to Nephron who contends with him to be elected to succeed their father Kumatuya as God Emperor

Morunasa – a Maruli and Oracle of the Darkness-under-the-Trees

Mossie – Plainswoman of the Ochre

Naith – a guardsman from House Suth on the island

Nale – a guardsman from House Suth on the island

Nar – a member of the Brotherhood of the Wheel

Nayakarade – an Empress, mother of Ykoriana

Nephron – son of Ykoriana and brother to Molochite who contends with him to be elected to succeed their father Kumatuya as God Emperor

Nuhuqanuya – a God Emperor from antiquity

Nuhuron – a God Emperor and father of Kumatuya and Ykoriana

Nurpayahras – a consort of the God Emperor Nuhuron and mother to Kumatuya

Ochre – a Plainsman tribe

Onyxor – a Lord from the third lineage of House Suth

Opalid – a Lord of the second lineage of House Suth and on to Spinel

Osidian – a boy in the Hall of Thunder