Warrior, archer, and scout

Trustworthy, brave and determined, Nightfall is defender of all she loves and believes in. She would have no fear of felling a longtooth with just a knife in her hand—but she would prefer to have her bow. A skilled huntress, she kills to provide and protect. While Nightfall embraces her rugged wolf-side, she is also an embodiment of feminine sensuality, and is fond of dancing naked in the moonlight with her friend, Leetah.

A striking counterpoint to her gentle lifemate, the tree-shaper Redlance, Nightfall refused to be parted from him in the Burning Waste, despite knowing it might mean her death as well as his. Like yin and yang, the two complement each other so well they shared their soul names.

Nightfall is Leetah’s staunch supporter and close friend. At least twice, Leetah has come to her aid: first in saving Redlance when all seemed lost, and again years later, in Nightfall’s personal quest to mother a child. By “forcing” Recognition between Nightfall and Redlance-using her healing powers aid in conception-Leetah was responsible for the birth of Tyleet.

Nightfall grew up with Cutter and the two were childhood playmates and lovemates. As adolescents, she did not fully reciprocate his feelings for her, but remained close. Years later, she and Redlance helped Cutter find a measure of peace while he waited for his family to return. They became a second family to him, able to show Cutter that “life could be sweet within the waiting.”

Nightfall is comfortable with the advances her chief-friend has brought to the Wolfriders. While content to hunt, howl and live free, she does not fear change.


  1. Did Brownberry have a previous name: Amber?
    Are the “The Blood of Ten Chiefs” anthropology not cannon?
    Vol. 1: Night Hunt; page 296…”Amber was fair with a knife, but she had an infant, … – the little she-cub called Nightfall”

    • The Blood of Ten Chiefs Novels are canon–until they contradict something in the comics. The best way to approach about them is as stories told by Wolfrider storytellers through the haze of dreamberries. The wisdom and lessons of the story are true, while the factual details might be fuzzy.

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