Grand Prince Vladimir
The first Grand Prince, leading the early expansion of the Rus. He has found the Holy Grail after taking Oleshe. At the end of his life he retired and transferred the power to his son and heir, Mstislav. He died in peace in Kiev.
Grand Prince Mstislav Danislav Severskii
The second Grand Prince, and the oldest son of Vladimir. He fought against the Cumans, and conquered Smolensk in the north overthrowing the Novgorod-friendly council. A skilled politician and determined leader with a vision to expand toward the Baltic Sea.
Faction heir, Mstislav's oldest son, the governor of Pereyaslav.
Mstislav's second son, the governor of Ryazan in the east. He is leading the royal troops the Caucasus campaign.
Mstislav's third son, the governor of Kiev.
The second son of Vladimir. Veteran commander, leading the Lithuanian campaign and acquiring territories for his sons.
Yaropolk's oldest son and second in command. The governor of Vilnius. He is fighting in Poland.
Yaropolk's second son, governor of Mensk.
Yaropolk's third son, former governor of Smolensk. He died in battle against Poland at Mensk.
Yaropolk's youngest son, the governor of Riga.
The third and youngest son of Vladimir, Lord of Azaq. It was difficult for him to be in the shadow of his two brothers. He made an alliance with the Patrikeev clan and married the clan leader's daughter, Natalia to start building his own princedom in the east, including his attack on the Caucasus.
Yurii's oldest son, governor of Caffa.
Yurii's second son, governor of Sarkel, commander of the Caucasus campaign.
An exile from Novgorod who became Mstislav's vassal and the governor of Smolensk. He died in battle against the Lithuanians.
Dobrozhir Severskii Milogost Fominskii
The only son of Danislav. He managed to revenge his father and kill the Grand Duke of Lithuania, but died in battle shortly after.
A Kievan noble who married Dobrozhir's oldest sister. Governor of Baia.
A Kievan noble who married Princess Eupraxia, Vladimir’s only daughter and thus became a member of the royal family. He is the governor of Zhytomyr. He saved Kiev from two Polish invasions and was wounded severly in battle.
Governor of Tmutarakan in the east, and an ally of Yurii who married his daughter. He died peacefully in Sarkel.
The oldest of three brothers who as children were rescued by the Kievans after a Cuman raid. He is a cleric and a chronicler in the Court. He is in Trebizond looking after his brother, Rurik.
Alexios’ younger brother. Trained as a warrior, he used to belong to Yaropolk’s bodyguard escort. He was wounded in Trebizond in a battle and was thought to be dead for a long time.
The youngest brother of Alexios and Rurik. He disappeared in a Cuman raid and was sold as a slave in Azaq. His brothers have been searching for him for years until they were reunited in Trebizond. Currently he is the chief supply officer for the Court, and the author of the Miloslavich Diary.