Amber Lough

Young Adult Fantasy Author

Name Pronunciation Description
Aaliyah a-LEE-yah the caliph’s highest-ranking wife
Ahmed AH-med friend of Kamal
Anji AN-ji Zayele’s baby brother
Atish a-TISH a jinni training for the Shaitan
Cyril SYR-il member of the Shaitan
Dabar da-BAR member of the Shaitan
Delia DEE-lia Officer in the Eyes of Iblis Corps
Destawan al-Himza DESS-ta-wan al-HIM-za a Kurdish boy
Evindar al-Rahman EV-in-dar al-rahk-MAHN a human murdered in Zab
Faisal FA-e-zal Commander of the Eyes of Iblis Corps
Farhad FAR-had a jinni boy who wants to be in the Shaitan
Gal GALL keeper of the boats
Hamza HAMM-za Kamal’s cat
Harun al-Mansur ha-ROON al-man-SUR the Caliph
Hashim al-Rahman ha-SHEEM al-rahk-MAHN Grand Vizier of the Caliphate
Iblis e-BLEES the first jinni
Ibrahim al-Mansur EE-bruh-heem al-man-SUR first son of the Caliph
Irina ee-REE-na a weaving student of Laira’s
Janna JAN-na the Caliph’s dead wife, Kamal’s mother
Kamal al-Mansur ka-MAL al-man-SUR second son of the Caliph
Laira LAY-ra Najwa’s mother, a jinni weaver
Mariam MAR-e-am a jinni murdered in Zab
Melchior MELL-kee-or a jinni imprisoned by Caliph Muhammed al-Mahdi
Mohammed mo-HAMM-ed Najwa’s guide and escort in the palace
Mohammed al-Mahdi al-Mansur Mo-HAMM-ed al-MEH-dee al-man-SUR former caliph, father of Harun al-Abbas
Najwa NAZH-wa a jinni training for the Eyes of Iblis Corps
Qaa’ed KAA-ed a Captain in the Caliph’s Army
Rahela al-Rahman ra-HAY-la al-rahk-MAHN Zayele’s older, unmarried cousin
Rashid ra-SHEED Captain of the Shaitan
Sergewaz al-Rahman sayr-gay-WAZ al-rahk-MAHN Zayele’s father, al-Rahman tribe leader and king
Shirin shee-REEN a jinni training to be a healer
Yadigar al-Rahman YA-dih-gar al-rahk-MAHN Zayele’s mother
Yashar al-Rahman YA-sher al-rahk-MAHN Zayele’s blind brother
Zayele al-Rahman za-YELL al-rahk-MAHN a Kurdish princess chosen to marry a Prince of Baghdad