Neben and his crow Obi deem themselves as knowledgeable about the goings on of the [[Mortain woods]] and other points about the region. Neben is friends with [[:82673 | Ruth Longwanderer]] and [[:82674 | Noah]] both of whom travel in these regions.
Nicodamus hails from the northern part of Haverstan where he grew up the son of a Gnome Scrivner. He discovered that he was different from the other gnomes and the humans of the area in his 40's. His father took Nicodamus to a human sorcerer whom he had …