Veteris is a mystery. Why is a man allowed to work in technology in Bjarmalands? Why does he often speak in riddles or use stories to get to a point? Veteris makes his way among the Serk and the lower levels of the Gard. He has two constant companions: his favorite overalls and his trusted dog, Fidel. He often warns of the impending doom that is The Dark. His rumors and stories spread fear and wonder among the Serk. Some say he just wants to make people scared. Others say he wants to make people think.