4. The Tyrant’s Throne

Cogs: Footnotes
4. The Tyrant’s Throne

The Tyrant’s Throne is the fourth arc in Cogs. Long before Ethan knew Avril or Lord Obdurin, he was a young man from Rasan City with a talent that allowed him to excel as a soldier, who hoped to one day impress Lord Benshi, Rhysin’s chosen...

4.1 Elevation
Empires rise and empires fall, but legends never die. Cogs tracks the rise and fall of civilizations, the ascension of malevolent gods, and humanities refusal to submit and fade into the darkness.
  • Adacan Chi’Benshi Bondsan: A first-sworn who leads a cadre of Lord Benshi’s bondsan.
  • Benshi Chi’Rhysin Chosen, Lord: The Lord of Rhyne. Rhysin’s chosen.
  • Brandy: A hunter.
  • Dattan Chi’Mattatan Bondsan: A member of Mattatan’s cadre.
  • Davies: A brash hunter.
  • Deete: A Watmarian monk who studies reality in a monastery on the outskirts of Rasan City.
  • Delti: A successful Rasan City business woman.
  • Ethan: A solider who serves Lord Benshi.
  • Frake Chi’Rhysin Chosen, Lord: Rhysin’s first chosen.
  • Gordon Chi’Benshi Bondsan: A first-sworn who leads a cadre of Lord Benshi’s bondsan.
  • Hull: A soldier who works for Lord Benshi.
  • Isaac: A trader who has a stall in the Axi markets.
  • Jamil: A solider who serves Lord Benshi.
  • Kattan Chi’Mattatan Bondsan: A member of Mattatan’s cadre.
  • Kian Chi’Benshi Bondsan: A first-sworn who leads a cadre of Lord Benshi’s bondsan.
  • Lattan Chi’Mattatan Bondsan: A member of Mattatan’s cadre.
  • Linden: One of Nabette’s business partners.
  • Maria: A young woman who lives in Rasan City. Jamil’s sister.
  • Mattatan: A trainee bondsan and first-sworn who serves Lord Benshi but is yet to swear the oath and enter full service.
  • Mubar: A member of Lord Benshi’s inner circle.
  • Nabette: The leader of the Nadir in Rasan City.
  • Nattan Chi’Mattatan Bondsan: A member of Mattatan’s cadre.
  • Newt: A hunter with an inconvenient talent.
  • Patrick Chi’Kian Bondsan: A member of Kian’s cadre.
  • Pete: A soldier who works for Lord Benshi.
  • Priya Chi’Benshi Bondsan: A first-sworn who leads a cadre of Lord Benshi’s bondsan.
  • Rarick Chi’Maiten Chosen, Lord: The Lord of Damar. Maiten’s chosen.
  • Raslafar: A Watmarian monk who studies reality in a monastery on the outskirts of Rasan City.
  • Rattan Chi’Mattatan Bondsan: A member of Mattatan’s cadre.
  • Rhysin: One of the true gods. The god of Rhyne.
  • Rohan Chi’Kian Bondsan: A member of Kian’s cadre.
  • Ruby: A member of Lord Benshi’s inner circle.
  • Sattan Chi’Mattatan Bondsan: A member of Mattatan’s cadre.
  • Sky: A hunter.
  • Solquist Chi’Rhysin, High Priest: Rhysin’s high priest.
  • Stan: A soldier who works for Lord Benshi.
  • Stef: A member of Lord Benshi’s inner circle.
  • Sunder: One of Rhysin’s dimin.
  • Thwart: One of Rhysin’s dimin.
  • Ulri Chi’Benshi Bondsan: A first-sworn who leads a cadre of Lord Benshi’s bondsan.
  • Vincent d’Rhyne: A member of Lord Benshi’s inner circle. Lord Benshi’s son.
  • Warwick d’Ardel: Lord Rarick of Damar’s brother.
  • Yartin Chi’Benshi Bondsan: A first-sworn who leads a cadre of Lord Benshi’s bondsan.