Jak'iaah Niz'zre Sarghress
- Earth sorcery
- Melee combat
- Kev'ren - mate
- Leader of the "Boys Squad"
A veteran Brawlers squad leader and mate of Kev'ren.
Appearance and Personality
Jak'iaah is a hardened career soldier with a stoic disposition and a professional attitude. For practical reasons she keeps her hair cut short and slicked back from her face, and she has red streaks dyed at her temples. Her eyes are orange, and the end of her left ear has been severed.
Jak'iaah is practical, resourceful, and adaptable. She finds non-conventional uses for the resources at her disposal, including the environment itself through clever use of earth sorcery.
Biography - Arc II
Jak'iaah is the commander of the Brawlers, a squad of Val'Sarghress troops that specialize in melee combat. Due to her combat experience, she was assigned new recruits Zair'cysparvin, Mek'kel, and Sen'gil to fill her squad - a trio of male recruits with bubbly personalities and softer affectations.
Breaching the Fort
The Brawlers' mission during the Val'Sarghress push towards the slaver district was to breach a Vel'Sharen fortress and create an opening for the rest of the legions. In the course of leading her men around a number of Black Sun traps, Jak used her earth sorcery to create a path through a wall. However, a surprised Black Sun, K'sava, was waiting on the other side. Jak'iaah quickly resealed the wall and assessed the team's options.
Rather than retreat, she had her troops charge up the earth foci in their gauntlets and lead them on a push straight at the wall. They created a spike barrage as they burst through, putting K'sava off guard and allowing them to surround and capture her. They took the fortress and the rest of the legions filled in behind them.
Later, when the building's owner was found, a Home Guard grunt, Sorin, slit the woman's throat before before any other decisions could be made. Jak'iaah firmly disarmed and reprimanded him for making a call that wasn't his. She promised to report him and threatened to kick his ass for his mistake.
Taking the Slaver District
When Ariel later launched her risky plan to get inside the Vel'Sharen slaver compound, Jak'iaah was one of the soldiers to be captured as a slave. Held in a crystal cell with no earth to manipulate, the group instead used Ariel's shapeshifting to escape. Jak'iaah helped lead the charge against the slaver guards, creating a distraction for Ariel to assassinate the district's overseer.
After the Sarghress claimed victory and reorganized their forces, Jak'iaah quickly returned to active duty with her only healthy squad member, Zair. She was assigned three more male rookies to fill her ranks, and at this point suspects that someone is playing a practical joke on her.
Assaulting the Council Dome
She was reassigned to help conquer the Council Dome with Zair and Durlyn in her squad. They encounter Vierynda’diira who joins their squad after telling them the rest of her squad is dead. Vierynda'diira shows them a nether gate that was carved into a poor child. She uses Earth arts to provide a shield for Vierynda’diira to close the gate. She and Zair managed to storm the Council Dome alongside other soldiers despite initially being fended of and Jak called out for Sarv'swati only to be met with no answer.
This article reflects events up to chapter 44.