Leona Kyorl'chath Suru Tei'kaliath
- Affinity - Fire Sorcery
- Member of House Kyorl'chath Suru.
Leona is a Tei'kaliath serving in the Imperial Guard, officially charged with the protection of Empress Diva'ratrika Val'Sharen.
Appearance & Personality
Leona is a well-built female drowolath with lavender hair and grey eyes. She styles her her hair into a long braided ponytail with a pair prominent bangs. She wields a spear in battle riding atop a purple dragon mount. She is a dutiful individual, though has grown frustrated with the numerous attempts upon the life of her charge.
Biography - Arc II
First Landing Attack
Leona first appeared alongside several other Imperial Guards during a public parade of Diva'ratrika. Unbeknownst to her, the procession was actually a ruse created by Sarv'swati to propagate the myth that Val'Sharess Diva'ratrika was alive and well. The "Empress" being protected was, in truth, a biogolem intended to approximate the form and aura of the of the deceased Diva'ratrika.
Leona and her fellow guards would soon learn of the ruse as the procession began nearing areas in armed conflict. Leona attempted to call for a retreat to a safe location, but a sudden assault consisting of Sarghress assassins and commoners attacked the parade procession, which Leona bitterly noted to be the third attack in that turn of the moon alone. While the Guard were distracted by the sloppy commoner attacks, Myo'na of the Fallen Legion was able to slip past their defenses and stealthily murder the biogolem, exposing the biogolem as a fake. Leona was one of the many Guard present to react to this revelation with a mix of both doubt and frustration.
Biography - Arc III
Years later, Leona was one of the few surviving active guards appointed prior to the end of the District War. Allying with Chrys'tel as the young Captain moved into open rebellion against Snadhya'rune, she aided in the destruction of an artillery battery that had been raining fire upon their Sarghress allies. Having dispatched or dispersed the soldiers manning the cannons, Chrys'tel issued orders to return to the column. Unfortunately, Nidraa'chal agents staged an assassination attempt in the chaos, using a wire trap to discreetly isolate Chrys'tel from her peers. Leona and Zuhur were the only two Guardsmen who were likewise cut off, and were quickly engaged in close combat.
Badly wounded and desperate, Chrys'tel employed her unique sorcery on both her own blood and that of her mount, issues a massive and indiscriminate caustic blast upon her surroundings. Though successful in inflicting heavy casualties among the Nidraa'chal, including her own sister, the blast also inflicted injuries to Leona and Zuhur.
"The shield of the Empress did not hold!" - Noting the breach in the bio-golem's shield.
Though not part of recognized Moonless Age canon, Leona was part of the player-created House Kyorl'chath Suru in Path to Power. More information can be found in the Path to Power wiki.
This article reflects events up to Chapter 57.