Book Twelve of the Sime~Gen Universe
By Jacqueline Lichtenberg
The multi-generation saga of the founding of the legendary House of Zeor, that began with Rimon Farris's story in First Channel (Sime~Gen, Book Three), continued with the story of Rimon's son, Zeth Farris, in Channel's Destiny (Sime~Gen, Book Five), now culminates with the story of Zeth's son, Del Rimon Farris, in The Farris Channel.
Also see: Founding 400 for the full list of the 400 members of the Forts who combined to pledge to the firt Sectuib, Del Rimon, and the first Householding, Zeor. this list was compile from the first 400 fans who originally pledge to buy the book in the late 90s
The Villain of this novel is named Clire Farris, and nicknamed Stonedragon, winners of the Name the Villain contest.
Del Rimon (also known as Delri) Farris --- The Farris Channel
Aipensha -- Delri's eldest daughter
Aislinn -- Fengal's Companion
BanSha -- young boy expecting to become a channel befriends Solamar Grant
Bekka -- confused with Rebecca called Bekka, leathercraft expert
Bruce -- Del Rimon's Companion
Cody -- child who becomes leader of the Fort's messengers
Dakin -- Tanhara renSime specialist in scheduling the channeling staff
Dayyel -- Bruce's wife, Gen but not a Companion.
Endra -- Cobbler from Fort Rimon
Eshala -- one of the Glasil family, a young Gen, works under Cody.
Eskalie -- one of Del Rimon Farris' Postsyndrome partners after his wife dies
Fengal-- channel, father of Bruce's grandson Wade. Married to Bruce's daughter Iriela.
Frevven -- cobbler from Fort Hope
Garen -- Lexy's Companion, Gareth's brother.
Iriela -- Bruce's daughter who presents him with a grandson -- nickname Rella
Jor -- Jor is Bekka's father, traces ancestry to Fort Freedom, leads Church of the Unity
Kaires -- renSime woman who is an accomplished tracker
Kimra -- renSime scout from Fort Hope badly gored by a bobcat
Lexy -- Delri's (Del Rimon's) surviving daughter and his successor
Maigrey -- Fort Rimon Companion assigned to Xanon, a channel who dislikes Rimon
Marliss -- He had been Aipensha's Companion when she was younger
Melina-- has a baby girl in the house owned by the Glasil family; attended by Rushi and Fengal
Merie -- Val's Companion
Mhairin -- Melina's baby girl born in the Glasil family house
Oberin ambrov Zeor -- female renSime - second in command of Fort Rimon Defenses
Pearl ambrov Zeor -- renSime woman in charge of keeping the kitchen supplied
Rebecca ambrov Zeor -- Bekka, the older child who has become an expert in judging grades of tanned leather
Rinda -- Fort Hope Gen woman, retired, elected to represent Fort Hope on the Fort Rimon council.
Shaddyr-- Bekka's mother, direct descendent of Fort Freedom; Church of the Unity adherent
Shani -- channel, wife of Marliss
Sian -- Master Weaver, renSime, partially paralyzed during a battle
ValerieRose -- "Val" -- female channel -- in charge of scheduling
Wade -- Bruce's new grandson, a channel, son of Iriela, named after Bruce's great-grandfather
Xanon -- channel from Fort Butte with opinions
Zedros -- in charge of the laundry, clothing supply, mending operations