High Seas and Fallen Stars
- A recent arrival in the Pirate Isles who has gained much favor.
- A deposed Chessentan noble who fled to the Isles with three ships almost a decade ago.
- Has announced dreams of unifying the pirates into an army at the recent Hurricane Court.
- His following is weaker than Vurgrom’s, but it is growing, particularly since he gained the support of the well-known intriguer Crammar.
- Gasteban is more politic (and, many say, wiser) than Vurgrom Fafnir.
- Conflict between Vurgrom and Gasteban is inevitable, as they both seek the same power base.