Warnach Sirinoya: As Senior Field Minister and seasoned diplomat within the Dil-Terra Interplanetary Alliance, Warnach Sirinoya has devoted most of his adult life to constant travels throughout the Alliance in order to settle disputes and negotiate peace treaties. Throughout years of illustrious successes, he has also earned a reputation as being extremely difficult to support because of his demanding nature and unyielding determination. Beneath his efficient and professional exterior, Sirinoya conceals loneliness born of personal shame and disgrace.
Sandra Warner: Intelligent, motivated, and idealistic, Sandra Warner decided at a very early age that her destiny would carry her far from Earth in pursuit of a diplomatic career. By her twenty-second birthday, she finds her life defined by exceptional academic accomplishments and personal tragedy. Still, she stubbornly clings to optimistic goals and struggles against heartbreak to build the future of her dreams.
Peter Collins: Sandra Warner’s associate in the Division of Dil-Terra Inter-Alliance Affairs, Peter Collins also has his sights set on a career in field service diplomacy. The best friend of Sandra’s murdered fiancé, Peter Collins finds himself falling in love with the friend he once sought to console.
Farsuk Edsaka: Closest friend of Morcai Sirinoya and godfather to the deceased Master’s sons, Farsuk Edsaka serves as Chancellor of the Dil-Terra Interplanetary Alliance.
John Edwards: Under-Secretary managing Earth’s Service Division of Dil-Terra Inter-Alliance Affairs. As longtime mentor to Sandra Warner, John Edwards guides his young protégé along her chosen professional path. He also becomes a close and trusted friend of Senior Field Minister Sirinoya during the diplomat’s assignment to help Earth gain membership in the Dil-Terra Interplanetary Alliance.
Angela Edwards: Angela Edwards is the wise, thoughtful, and no-nonsense wife of John Edwards. Tragic loss lies behind the devotion she and her husband feel toward Sandra Warner.
Araman Kimasou Sirinoya: The widow of Alliance Council Master Morcai Sirinoya, Araman aches for her eldest son’s unhappiness. A gentle and kind mother, she reminds Warnach of the strengths to be found in the faith he recaptured from a stormy past.
Badrik Sirinoya: A captain in the Chikondran Aerospace Forces, Badrik Sirinoya sacrificed a promising career as a starship officer and opted for home duty on Chikondra after the death of his famous father. Devoted to principles of family and duty, he wholeheartedly supports his older brother’s often dangerous diplomatic efforts while remaining on-world to give his aging mother fewer worries.
Rodan Khalijar: Also a Senior Field Minister, Rodan Khalijar has been Warnach’s closest friend since childhood. Together, they have shared confidences and faced risks on missions to planets in turmoil.
Nadana Kimasou: Araman’s only sibling. Nadana has spent her life as a Simlani, a spirit guide teaching matters of faith to Chikondra’s believers in the Great Spirit.
Druska Zenitsky: A bright, perky blonde from the former Terran colony of Mendara, Druska is a senior student at the Chikondran Academy of Diplomatic Sciences when she meets Sandra Warner. The two quickly develop a friendship that promises to endure for years.
And, of course…
Centuries back into Chikondra’s faith history, the Great Spirit delivered his personal angels to act as guardians for the spirits of Chikondra’s people. Embodied as sea dwellers closely resembling Earth’s dolphins, Quazon can be playful one moment and exceedingly protective the next. Their ultimate mission on Chikondra is shrouded in mystery and prophecy that will unravel throughout The Chikondra Trilogy.