The Cursed Darkness - Tabitha - Encyclopaedia
- Darren - A marketgoer in Baern, the wart on his nose (which he claims he didn't have) is 'cured' by Thorbin's Amazing Elixir of Life
- Shaheen - Tabitha's mother, a seeress. Whereabouts unknown; possibly killed by a plague.
- Thorbin - A huckster in the market outside Castle Baern. He hawks 'Thorbin's Amazing Elixir of Life' (which smells an awful lot like Irish Mist).
- Baern - A shadow of kings and illusionists in which real magic may be emerging.