Pearce was born and raised in Brevoy. His father was a rich merchant and his mother a spoiled debutante. Pearce was mostly raised by servants and he repayed his parents' neglect by rebelling as soon as he could. He joined streetgangs, got tattoos, ran …
Sarayah never knew her mother. She was raised by her father, a logger, untill she was 12. She lived in a small cabin near the edge of a village near the Kyonin woods in Galt. Her father never mentioned her mother and refused to talk about her.