- Located on Eylot, a world with roughly parity between Terran and Liaden population.
- Anlingdin's official language is Terran
- continues as they have for three hundret years.
- Otto El - Glider Instructor
- Johansen - (f) History of Piloting
- Therny Chirs - (m) Commerce and Transport 111, long-retired full-terran cargo master, lanky
- Truffant - Math instructor, pilot
- Orn Ald yos'Senchul - Piloting instructor, Liaden, misses right arm, nicknamed "Short Wing"
- Commander Ronagy
- Kern Vallee - Student Pilot, flies the shuttle that brings Theo to Anglingdin
- Theo Waitley - sponsored to Anglingdin by Scout Captain Cho sig'Radia
- Chelly Frosher - command track, blue eyes, Theo's room-mate
- Asu diamond Dayez - Theo's room-mate, tall, black curly hair, brown eyes, her family owns Diamon Lines
- Kara ven'Arith - friend of Theo
- Hap Harney - Chelly's former room-mate, killed when his ship was shot down