Reagan is the face of Goblin Fires. A half-Sidhe "Child of the Morrigan", she is both a part of the goblin Court of Autumn, and part of the Unbridled, unaligned fae. More importantly, to me, Reagan was a voice. She started out simply as "The Knight"—a concept of a servant desperately in love with her charge, the Lady of her Court. I knew I wanted to write this story after reading Cold Days, by Jim Butcher (one of my favorite authors). At the same time, I wanted Reagan and he
For most demons, being born into their nation is a terrible disgrace. True demons are chosen and brought to ascension, not grown in a womb like a parasite.
Rhiannon Donovan is perhaps the most famous disgrace of the vampire world: the kin-born daughter of the nation's queen. Most of her kind see Rhiannon as virus and usurper, but the Viking warrior Sölva saw her as an opportunity. Volunteering to take charge of the infant 'parasite', Sölva ingratiated herself to the vampire