Return of the Crimson Guard
Dramatis Personae Prologue
Diaspora's End
Chapter 1 (I) Chapter 2 (II)
Chapter 3 (III) Chapter 4 (IV)
Chapter 5 (V)
The Eternal Return
Chapter 6 (I) Chapter 7 (II)
Chapter 8 (III) Chapter 9 (IV)
Chapter 10 (V) Chapter 11 (VI)
Fates and Chances
Chapter 12 (I) Chapter 13 (II)
Chapter 14 (III) Chapter 15 (IV)
Chapter 16 (V)
Epilogue Pagination

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In Unta[edit | edit source]

Imperial High Command[edit | edit source]

Unta Harbour Guard[edit | edit source]

Others in Unta[edit | edit source]

  • Coil, a Clawleader
  • Lady Batevari, a Seeress / Fortuneteller from Darujhistan
  • Oryan, a Seven Cities mage, bodyguard to Mallick Rel
  • Taya Radok, a dancing girl / assassin from Darujhistan

In Li Heng[edit | edit source]

Malazan Army[edit | edit source]

Storo Matash's Squad[edit | edit source]

  • Storo Matash, captain of a saboteur company, 3rd veteran
  • Shaky, ranking saboteur
  • Hurl, saboteur
  • Sunny, saboteur
  • Silk, squad corporal and cadre mage
  • Jalor, a Seven Cities recruit
  • Rell, a Genabackan recruit

Civilians in Li Heng[edit | edit source]

In Cawn[edit | edit source]

On the Seti Plains[edit | edit source]

  • Toc the Elder, Seti Warlord and Malazan 'Old Guard'
  • Wildman, Seti champion, also known as 'the Boar', Sweetgrass
  • Imotan, shaman of the Jackal warrior society
  • Hipal, shaman of the Ferret warrior society
  • Captain Moss, Malazan cavalry captain
  • Redden Brokeleg, Ataman (chieftain) of the Plains Lion Assembly
  • Ortal, ataman (chieftain) of the Black Ferret Assembly

On the Wickan Frontier[edit | edit source]

Malazan Army[edit | edit source]

Wickans[edit | edit source]

  • Clearwater, a Wickan shaman
  • Nil, a Wickan warlock and veteran of the Seven Cities campaigns
  • Nether, a Wickan witch and veteran of the Seven Cities campaigns
  • Mane, a young Wickan warrior
  • Udep, a Wickan hetman (chieftain)

In the Pit[edit | edit source]

In Quon Tali Province[edit | edit source]

The Crimson Guard[edit | edit source]

Surviving Named Avowed[edit | edit source]

First Company[edit | edit source]

Second Company[edit | edit source]

Third Company[edit | edit source]

Fourth Company[edit | edit source]

Among the First Induction (recruitment)[edit | edit source]

Among the Second Induction[edit | edit source]

Among the Third Induction[edit | edit source]

Of the Talian League[edit | edit source]

  • Urko Crust, commander of Falaran forces, 'Old Guard', also known as 'Shatterer'
  • V'thell, commander of Gold Moranth forces
  • Choss, commander of Talian forces, 'Old Guard'
  • Toc the Elder, Seti Warlord, 'Old Guard'
  • Amaron, chief of intelligence, 'Old Guard'
  • Ullen Khadeve, Urko's lieutenant-commander and chief of staff, 'Old Guard'
  • Bala Jesselt, cadre mage, 'Old Guard'
  • Eselen Tonley, a captain of Falaran cavalry
  • Orlat Kepten, a captain of Talian forces, 'Old Guard'

Others[edit | edit source]

The following list records all of the characters that appear in Return of the Crimson Guard in alphabetical order. Names in bold indicate characters that are mentioned in the book's Dramatis Personae section.
Names in italics are characters that appear or are mentioned in the book, but are not listed in its Dramatis Personae section.
Characters that are only talked about or referred to in the books but do not make a full appearance are marked with (Mentioned only).
Characters that are talked about or referred before then making a full appearance in a later chapter of the book are marked with (First mentioned) and (First appearance).
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  • Iffin, prisoner at the Pit (Mentioned only)[8]
  • Illata, Untan noble[8]
  • Imotan, Shaman of the Jackal warrior society[1]
  • Imry, Imperial assemblyman, representative of the Kan Confederacy (Mentioned only)[4]
  • Inese, Avowed of the Crimson Guard[2]
  • Iron Bars, Avowed of the Crimson Guard[8]
  • Isha, Company assassin, 'Veil', Avowed of the Crimson Guard[7]

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Notes and references[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 1, Chapter 5
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 2.28 2.29 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 2, Chapter 5
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 Return of the Crimson Guard, Epilogue
  4. 4.00 4.01 4.02 4.03 4.04 4.05 4.06 4.07 4.08 4.09 4.10 4.11 4.12 4.13 4.14 4.15 4.16 4.17 4.18 4.19 4.20 4.21 4.22 4.23 4.24 4.25 4.26 4.27 4.28 4.29 4.30 4.31 4.32 4.33 4.34 4.35 4.36 4.37 4.38 4.39 4.40 4.41 4.42 4.43 4.44 4.45 4.46 4.47 4.48 4.49 4.50 4.51 4.52 4.53 4.54 4.55 4.56 4.57 4.58 4.59 4.60 4.61 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 1, Chapter 2
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 5.16 5.17 5.18 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 2 Chapter 2
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.8 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 3 Chapter 3
  7. 7.00 7.01 7.02 7.03 7.04 7.05 7.06 7.07 7.08 7.09 7.10 7.11 7.12 7.13 7.14 7.15 7.16 7.17 7.18 7.19 7.20 7.21 7.22 7.23 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 1 Chapter 1
  8. 8.00 8.01 8.02 8.03 8.04 8.05 8.06 8.07 8.08 8.09 8.10 8.11 8.12 8.13 8.14 8.15 8.16 8.17 8.18 8.19 8.20 8.21 8.22 8.23 8.24 8.25 8.26 8.27 8.28 8.29 8.30 8.31 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 1 Chapter 4
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 Return of the Crimson Guard, Prologue
  10. 10.00 10.01 10.02 10.03 10.04 10.05 10.06 10.07 10.08 10.09 10.10 10.11 10.12 10.13 10.14 10.15 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 2 Chapter 3
  11. 11.00 11.01 11.02 11.03 11.04 11.05 11.06 11.07 11.08 11.09 11.10 11.11 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 3, Chapter 1
  12. 12.00 12.01 12.02 12.03 12.04 12.05 12.06 12.07 12.08 12.09 12.10 12.11 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 3 Chapter 2
  13. 13.00 13.01 13.02 13.03 13.04 13.05 13.06 13.07 13.08 13.09 13.10 13.11 13.12 13.13 13.14 13.15 13.16 13.17 13.18 13.19 13.20 13.21 13.22 13.23 13.24 13.25 13.26 13.27 13.28 13.29 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 1 Chapter 3
  14. 14.00 14.01 14.02 14.03 14.04 14.05 14.06 14.07 14.08 14.09 14.10 14.11 14.12 14.13 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 2 Chapter 6
  15. 15.00 15.01 15.02 15.03 15.04 15.05 15.06 15.07 15.08 15.09 15.10 15.11 15.12 15.13 15.14 15.15 15.16 15.17 15.18 15.19 15.20 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 2 Chapter 1
  16. 16.0 16.1 16.2 16.3 16.4 16.5 16.6 16.7 Return of the Crimson Guard, Book 2, Chapter 4
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