Job: Desert Sabbatical

Name: Hugo Dangant
Race: Human
Sex: Male

Hugo Dangant is a bestselling author with a wandering heart. He's written seventeen of a planned twenty-two novel series entitled The Captain Rumrack Chronicles. Rancor House, his publisher, keeps him under lock and key, so he recently hired Pintsize Procurements to spirit him away for a vacation.

Name: Corr and Lera Daraay
Race: Human
Sex: Couple

The Daraays are an elderly couple. They've been happily married for twenty years and decided to celebrate that fact with a trip about Mara's Rose. Unfortunately, they were instead mugged by Pintsize Procurements.

Name: Martam Dorrend
Race: Human
Sex: Male

Martam Dorrend is a shady Imperial Procurement agent, and formerly Garm Antik's supervisor. His reputation for ill deeds inspired Hugo Dangant to create the character of Malakter Destraukt, the antagonist of The Captain Rumrack Chronicles.

Name: Captain Allastair Rumrack
Race: Human
Sex: Male

Star of The Captain Rumrack Chronicles, Captain Rumrack is a disgraced former Imperial pilot, cast out due to the machinations of Malaktor Destraukt. He's pursued redemption for seventeen of a contractually-obligated twenty-two novels. In the next chapter, he'll take up a career as a singer, attempting to rebuild his fortune recently lost in a bad sabaac bet.

Name: Hore Elnen
Race: Human
Sex: Female

Hore Elnen is Captain Rumrack's first mate, with whom she's shared rather a lot of sexual tension, as long as the author has remembered to write it in [books 3-6, 9, and 11-13, as of this writing]. A former restaurant waitress turned extreme athlete turned courtesan turned intergalactic assassin turned first mate, she's a complex character. In book twenty-one, she'll sacrifice herself, rather than kill Captain Rumrack when the two are forced to do combat in a gladiatorial arena.

Name: Pana Zapall
Race: Human
Sex: Male

Pana Zapall is Captain Rumrack's gunnery officer. He is a relentless tinker and has created a number of unique weapons for Captain Rumrack's various ships. He's known for a calm demeanor that vanishes as soon as combat begins, at which point he becomes a one liner–spewing, death-dealing madman.

Name: Sion Waldorf
Race: Human
Sex: Male

Sion Waldorf was the subject of secret Rebel biological experiments, which resulted in this super smart yet volatile scientist. As long as Sion is able to retain access to his self-created medication, he's reliable. However, without that medication, he is known to slip into bouts of murderous rage, abject self-pity, or giddy madness.

Name: Malaktor Destraukt
Race: Human
Sex: Male

Antagonist of The Captain Rumrack Chronicles, Malaktor Destraukt is a malicious, destructive Imperial Procurement officer. He destroyed Captain Rumrack's career so that he could steal his wife, Belatia and inherit her family fortune after her untimely death. In book twenty-two, he and Captain Rumrack will finally meet, at which point Rumrack will say "You've killed my wife, you've killed my sister, you've killed my sister again, you've killed my crew, and you've killed the only other woman I ever loved. And now—I'm killing you."

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