Christina Kohl is the daughter of a wealthy merchant in Lübeck,
Germany. She is more handsome than beautiful, tall and athletic,
more interested in learning about her father's business, practicing
swordplay with her brother, and getting into trouble with her
friend, Trudi, than learning how to...
Trudi is the trusted confidant of Christina Kohl. They have been
best friends since childhood, despite the fact Trudi and her older
sister are servants in the Kohl household. Blond and curvy, Trudi
is quite flirtatious and fun-loving. She is doted to Christina and
the two are like...
Herr Kurt Ziesolf
Ziesolf has served Christina Kohl's father for the past twenty
years. A former knight in the Teutonic Order, his skill with a
sword is superb. With the death of her father, Ziesolf becomes
Christina's mentor and teacher.
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Piers Gaveston, Earl of Cornwall
Piers Gaveston is the Earl of Cornwall and esteemed favorite of
King Edward II. He is a superior swordsman and excels at the joust.
Handsome and fun-loving, he can also be dismissive and cruel to
those who oppose him. He has taken an immediate liking to Christina
and considers her a...
Katharine Revele is the daughter of the chief alderman of the
German merchants in London. Diminutive, beautiful, and deceptively
child-like, Katharine is highly intelligent and conniving. Her
father offers her in marriage to the disguised Christina, who
rebuffs the offer. Humiliated, Katharine...
Lady Cecily Baldewyne
Lady Cecily is the wife of the English Knight, Sir Edgar
Baldewyne. They live in a remote fortified tower on the Scottish
border. Beautiful, kind-hearted, and vivacious, Cecily is abused by
her husband, who deserts her during a Scottish attack. Christina
comes to her rescue and the Cecily...
Reiniken is one of the mercenaries hired by Christina's father
for the original voyage to London. He is a mountain of a man and
highly skilled as a warrior. Christina is originally appalled by
the man's crude behavior, but they eventually develop a close
friendship. He is devoted to Frederick...
Jost is Christina's cousin who she takes on as her apprentice. He
is young and lacks confidence, but has a keen mind and is utterly
devoted to Christina. He is also easily smitten by the fairer sex,
a weakness that has been known to land him in trouble on more than
one occasion. He is reasonably...
Edward II, King of England
Perhaps England's most unfortunate king, Edward assumed the
crown on the death of his father in 1307 at the age of 23. Tall,
handsome, and well-formed, he was muscular and energetic, but not
inclined to jousting and hunting as were most noblemen of the day.
Although unsuccessful in war, his...
Isabella, Queen of England
Isabella, daughter of the French king Philip IV of France,
married the newly crowned Edward II in January, 1308 at the age of
twelve. Throughout her lifetime, she was highly regarded for her
diplomatic skills, intelligence, and beauty. She was also known to
have a fiery temper and in the later...