young bat, eager to prove himnself in the approaching
war who believes that all squirrels are evil.
A Knight of the Moon,
he is the bats' greatest warrior and hero, having
fought in countless battles against the despised
As Warden of the Great
Book, Hrethel inspires the bat host to wage
war upon the squirrel houses.
The arch traitor of
Greenreach, whose name is forever accursed.
The young squirrel
maiden, daughter of the Lady Ninnia and heiress
of Coll Regalis. She has been taught to put
duty before all else and her head rules her
Wise ruler of the
Hazel realm who wears the bronze hazel about
Ysabelle's mouse nursemaid.
She is an anxious little body, much given to
A talented stoat jester
who is embroiled in the dramatic events at the
time of Aldertide.
One of the wise, elderly
counsellors of Coll Regalis who taught Ysabelle
all the traditions of the Hazel Realm, he is
never seen without a scholarly parchment tucked
under his arm.
frightful, greedy hedgehog and member of the
dreaded Hobber cult.
The lame shrew companion
of Giraldus. Tysle was discovered by the mole
after the Hobbers massacred everyone in his
settlement, he is steadfast and true but far
A leprous mole who
is on a pilgrimage to Greenreach in the hope
of receiving a cure from the Green Mouse. His
great friend is Tysle and depends on him for
The fierce mouse captain
of the woodlanders who has taken oaths to rid
the forest of the Hobb cult.
The messenger of the
Moon goddess, the oldest and wisest creature
to have ever lived.