5. The Bastard Cadre

5. The Bastard Cadre

The Bastard Cadre is the fifth arc in Cogs. Thirty-five years have passed since the conclusion of The Tyrant's Throne, and Ethan Godkin is trying to find Avril Ethanson before anybody does...

  • Aaron Noland: A hunter who works with Theen’s crew.
  • Avril Ethanson: A young man who was raised salvaging tech in the wastelands and later learned he was the first-sworn in Lord Obdurin’s scattered cadre.
  • Beads: A hunter with a talent for finding things.
  • Benshi Chi’Rhysin Chosen, Lord: Lord Obdurin’s predecessor as Rhysin’s Chosen.
  • Cali Descendant: A hunter who is contracted to work with Theen’s crew.
  • Dain Chi’Mikkel Bondsan: The first-sworn of one of Lord Mikkel’s cadres.
  • Damorsin: One of the True Gods. The God of Mawtar.
  • Darren Chi’Dain Bondsan: A member of Dain Chi’Mikkel Bondsan’s cadre.
  • Davis: A hunter who works for the Company.
  • Ensay d’Tal: A hunter who works with Theen and uses a synthetic body.
  • Ethan Godkin: A former solider and advisor to Lord Obdurin who raised Avril in the wastelands salvaging tech.
  • Fahlim: An immortal who is aligned with Lord Obdurin.
  • Feldarsin Pure: A hunter who works with Terin.
  • Framan: A giant who has the ability to travel. A member of Lord Obdurin’s scattered cadre.
  • Gabe: A hunter with a talent for sniping.
  • Gian: A hunter.
  • Hookah-lady: A patron at the Bunker.
  • Kort Noland: A hunter who serves as second in Theen’s crew.
  • Lattan Chi’Mattatan Bondsan: A member of Mattatan’s cadre.
  • Laurill: A young woman with a talent for finding hidden information. A member of Lord Obdurin’s scattered cadre.
  • Maiten: One of the True Gods. The God of Damar.
  • Maria Godkin: Ethan Godkin’s deceased wife.
  • Marin: The person Lord Obdurin asked to raise Avril.
  • Mason: One of the True Gods. The God of Adand.
  • Mattatan Chi’Obdurin Bondsan: The first-sworn in a Rhynsian cadre.
  • Maxian: A dualist, and the son of Tralit d’Arathan. A member of Lord Obdurin’s scattered cadre.
  • Mikkel Chi’Maiten Chosen, Lord: The Lord of Damar. Maiten’s Chosen.
  • Moonie: The barman at the Bunker
  • Musan: The woman who raised Framan.
  • Obdurin Chi’Rhysin Chosen, Lord: The Lord of Rhyne. Rhysin’s Chosen.
  • Omar: The dead god.
  • Pilot, the: An unnamed pilot who works as a hunter.
  • Ranora fi’Intar: An artist who travels the wastelands.
  • Rapta Noland: A gun-for-hire in Lord Obdurin’s employ.
  • Rattan Chi’Mattatan Bondsan: A member of Mattatan’s cadre.
  • Rhysin: One of the True Gods. The God of Rhyne.
  • Sonan: A grith herder.
  • Sorros d’Shan: An immortal who has aligned himself with Lord Obdurin.
  • Stan: An old acquaintance of Cali Descendant.
  • Surrat: One of the True Gods. The God of Surrusand.
  • Terin Pure: A hunter who works with Feldarsin.
  • Theen: The leader of a crew of hunters.
  • Thorn Chi’Mikkel Bondsan: The first-sworn of one of Lord Mikkel’s cadres.
  • Tralit d’Arathan: The terrible black dragon.
  • Tug: A hunter who works with Theen’s crew.
  • Turin: One of the True Gods. The God of Turintar.
  • Vernie: An old acquaintance of Cali Descendant.
  • Yarlin: One of the True Gods. The God of Yarland.
  • Zin: A young woman who dreams of alternate realities. A member of Lord Obdurin’s scattered cadre.