Lukain is one of the few half-elves not to feel the full sting of his mixed heritage. His mother Radiana Pelotti lived in the small town of Whistledown, known for it's strange racial cultural mix of humans and gnomes. As a young man, he helped his mother clerk the village library, where he grew to love lore, old books, and the legends they contained.
After discovering a spellbook in the library, Lukain yearned to discover the wonders of it's pages. A gnome magus took him under his wing and taught him the ways of the arcane.
Born and raised in Sandpoint, Ismira is the only daughter of Hayliss Korvaski, the owner of the Sandpoint Boutique. Besides one day inheriting her mother's store, Ismira has also inherited her mother's devotion to Abadar and dislike of the Scarnetti family.
Raised a devout worshipper of her mother's deity Abadar, Ismira's fervor has caused her to become one of Abadar's favored chosen. The day Ismira showed her gift, her uncle Jasper bequethed his old adventuring gear to her.