_„The war never changes. Since the dawn of the human race, when our ancestors discovered the killing power of rock and bone, blood shed in the name of everything, the truth of God into a simple, patient rage. But the war, the war will not change …
Noalen is an apostate from Gwaren, the coastal city to the southeast. He was raised by a herbalist, thus his knowledge of various herbs and roots. As the healer of South Reach, he is a respected figure, a good cover for his experiments and madness.