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    Azalaïs

    One of the orphans sent away from Tolosa in 1229, Azemar is her close friend. Her journey takes her from the Abbey of Bolbona, to Caunes, and to Belascon near Narbona.

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    Azemar

    Friend of Azalaïs, when they become separated he scratches out a living in the woods, then works on farms and vineyards, which leads him to Montpezat, then Narbona.

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    Jordane

    Willful noblewoman in love with the rebel knight, Raimon de Berenger.

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    Fraire Martin

    Dominican monk and inquisitor, enemy of Azalaïs.

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    Raimon de Berenger

    Rebel knight, in hiding from the French. Jordane is in love with him.

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    Tibout

    Older knight who trains Azemar.

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    Johana

    Jordane's distant relative and donzella, she goes with Azalaïs to Belascon.