There are a lot of characters to keep track of in “The Korpes File”. Here is a complete listing of their names grouped by location, and a brief description of their role in the story. This list also appears at the conclusion of each book, updated with new characters.
CITIZENS OF KORLUNE
General Ken Galen – CO of Farlen Station, Korlune’s deepest fortified foothold in the Seep.
Major Kerris Galen – Warden of Tantrys prison
Lieutenant Dylan Glass – ‘By-blow’, a half-Korlo – Diasporan. Military Guard, assigned to Nash at Teslem Station.
Colonel Kael Sunde – Tannis Zeria’s uncle. Retired Military, runs Protocol 9 (a discreet health care / extended coverage service for their corporate clients).
Scott Roush – Member of the black-out team dispatched to Astel Diaspora.
KMR&D PERSONNEL: Korlune Military Research and Development
Hal Beldras – Birlo Mech, throwback, Teslem Station.
Daniel Beldras – Birlo Mech, Hal’s cousin, Teslem Station.
Albert Channing – Master-Mech in charge of the Mech-Bay at Teslem Station.
Susanna Dar – ‘By-blow’, a half-Korlo – Diasporan working at Ethos Station.
Ashley Harlo – Med-Tech assigned to project – William and Regina Harlo’s daughter, Kier’s cousin, works on the Armatus Project at Velasco Station. Married to Loren Derval.
Blake Huri – Research assistant to Dr. Kruvic.
Rey Kezlen – Worked briefly with Dr. Tom Sando at Harlo-Fyre, works primarily with Dr. Selwyn Maro.
Nash X. Korpes – Diaspora born prodigy working for KMR&D and assigned as the Master-Tech of The Armatus Project, Velasco Station. Tyran throwback and N01 on the BBS.
Jasper Krane – Comptroller, Royce Malvyne’s boss and friend.
Vivienne Kruvic – Head of Special Projects KMR&D, dying from K’Shar Syndrome.
Chief Inspector Aldus Lang – KMR&D investigator, sent to investigate the escape of James Narcisco from Velasco Station.
Grant Lynel – Med-Tech, Head of a sub-group studying throwback genetics run by Dr. Kruvic and Dr. Maro, Teslem Station.
Royce Malvyne – Comptroller for KMR&D, works on the Armatus Project at Velasco Station.
Selwyn Maro – Head of the Recombinant Genetics Department, KMR&D, working on a cure for K’Shar Syndrome.
Captain James Narcisco – Assigned to The Armatus Project as ‘test subject’, eventual leader of Clan Destine.
Cindy Prcevich – Air traffic controller at Junelle Station
Talim Rand – Director of KMR&D.
Alys Santaro – Master-Tech at Teslem Station, and Nash’s advocate.
Winston Stayne – Med-Tech with KMR&D, throwback, and Nash’s cousin.
Kier Tamsin – Clinical Psychiatrist – William Woodbine’s nephew, Ashley’s cousin, works on the Armatus Project at Velasco Station.
Davis Trent – ‘By-blow’, a half-Korlo – Diasporan prodigy working for KMR&D, works on the Armatus Project at Velasco Station as Master-Mech. Nash’s best friend.
Flynn Wynt – Civilian Employee at Junelle – Bartender, head of the local black market, and older brother of Kalish.
Kalish Wynt – Master-Mech’s apprentice at Junelle, friend of Nash, and liaison for local black market.
KORLO CLUSTERS: Private Sector
Jacob Ason – Head of the largest crime family in all of Korlune.
Jon Ason – Assassin, middle son of Jacob Ason.
Russell Ason – Eldest son of Jacob Ason.
Seth Ason – Youngest son of Jacob Ason – scholar.
Loren Derval – Former Suppression Guard, Bodyguard to Kier Tamsin, Ashley Harlo’s annulled husband.
Clara Fenton – Perry’s Mother, and old love of Royce Malvyne.
Perry Fenton – Former Council Operative, now with Clan Destine.
William Harlo – CEO of Harlo-Fyre, Ashley’s father, Kier, Rose, and Devlin’s uncle.
Regina Harlo – Socialite, wife of William, sister of Edric Mallon, Council member from Thallen Cluster.
Kaspar Isoldrun – Council member from Riva Cluster.
Jasco – William Harlo’s personal driver and bodyguard.
Garren, Lar, and Jex – Harlo-Fyre Security Forces.
Tye Koris – Council member from Merrow Cluster.
Carol Makon (nee Isoldrun) – Daughter of Kaspar Isoldrun, Edric’s wife, dying from K’Shar Syndrome.
Edric Makon – CEO of Makondi Corp, Regina’s younger brother, rival company of Harlo-Fyre, Council member from Lorsa Cluster.
Tom Sando – Former Head of R&D, Harlo-Fyre, committed suicide.
Owen Saunders – Head of R&D, Harlo-Fyre.
Mike Sekkaro – CEO of Sekk-Tech, Council member from Elune Cluster.
Devlin Tamsin – Younger brother of Kier Tamsin.
Rose Tamsin – Archaeologist, sister of Kier Tamsin.
Jack Umbra – Personal legal rep for William Harlo and assorted powerful individuals. Rumored to have ties to the Ason family or be a Council Operative.
Tannis Zeria – Secretary to Director of HR, Harlo-Fyre, Colonel Kael Sunder’s niece
DIASPORAN CITIES: Includes Diasporan and M’Kang
Stan Dros – M’Kang, infiltrator.
Diani Fel (nee Korpes) – Mech, Nash’s older sister.
Vincent Fel – Med-Tech, Diani’s husband, father of Sam and Delayne.
Delayne Fel – Daughter of Diani.
Sam Fel – Son of Diani.
Suna Korpes – Retired botanist, Grandmother to Nash and Diani.
Pari Korpes – Master-Mech, Diani and Nash’s mother, Winston’s aunt.
Rozwyn Kuld – Artist, Fiancée of Nash Korpes.
Ben Kuld – Med-Tech, Rozwyn’s father.
Marissa Yennig – Leader of a M’Kang raiding party.
CITIZENS OF ANKORESH
Field Marshal Hartoum: Military Leader/Dictator of Ankoresh. Responsible for establishing peace with Korlune.
Ed Olivier – Ankor Master Mech, Admin on BBS, friend of Nash, CWM (Chief Weapons Mech) is his official title. E02 on the BBS.
Evan Stannic – Ankor Master Tech, Admin on BBS, friend of Nash, CFT (Chief Field Tech) is his official title. E01 on the BBS.
Commander Suna Tekel – Archaeologist and historian, specializing in military technology. Affiliated with Rey Kezlen and Selwyn Maro.
The Kind Voice – Nash began hearing this after his seizure at Teslem Station.
The Sarcastic Voice – Provides a counterpoint to Nash’s internal banter.
The Darkness – Plays off Nash’s darker instincts. It also emerged after the seizure.
C01 – Also referred to unofficially as ‘Control’; the AI that runs the BBS.
E01 – Evan Stannic.
E02 – Ed Olivier.
N01 – Nash Korpes.