Descendants of Elvarre royalty each possessed their own unique powers known as "Anima." Janesce's manifested itself as the fleet-footed horse Spumador which she rode across every battlefield, trampling over her enemies. Through her many trials, she came to realize the true meaning of chivalry. It was not only to lead others, but to show mercy to all, including her foes, and defend the defenseless.
Janesce is probably a variant of modern feminine names American Janessa and English Janesse, a blend of English Jan or Jane (Hebrew origin, "gracious") and English and German Vanessa (an early-18th-century literary name of English origin created by Jonathan Swift, he rearranged the initial syllables of the first name and surname of Esther Vanhomrigh, his close friend).