Before Ristie unleashed her powers, her allies would instinctively know to retreat. If they did not, they would be caught up in the ensuing blaze and turn to ashes. With the battlefield transformed into a sea of flames, her foes could do naught but flee in terror. It was because of this fearsome ability that, despite her modest upbringing, she had been granted rights beyond those of nobles.
Ristie is used as surname.
Artwork by John Staub.