Tace is a wizard of advanced years. He once served on Good King Omund's court. After the war with the Invincible Overlord he traveled to Capital and became an instructor at the Academy of the Arcane. Many wizards studied under Tace, but as times grew more troublesome in Alexandria he was summoned back by the baron of Bedegar, Taebold.
Iarno has been a long time cohort of Tace. They first met at the Academy of the Arcane where they were both instructors. When Tace was called back to Alexandria by Taeobald he asked Iarno to come with him. Now Iarno offers his services to the people of Bedegar. There is much work for a wizard in such troubling times. Iarno was called in by the townmaster of Phandalin to deal with the Redband Ruffians, but shortly after coming to town the wizard went missing.
Sildar Hallwinter is a kindhearted human male of nearly fifty years who holds a place of honor in the famous cavalry of the Barony of Tor. After the war with the Invincible Overlord Sildar settled down in Bedegar. As an accomplished warrior he found work quickly.
Sildar met Gundren Rockseeker in the City of Bedegar Keep and agreed to help him with his business venture in Phandalin. Sildar wants to assist Gundren in reopening the old mine, and help restore Phandalin to a civilized center of wealth and prosperity.
Gundren Rockseeker is eldest of the Rockseeker brothers. He has the heart of an adventurer but the head for commerce. Always ready with a genuine laugh and listening ear, he’s a dwarfs dwarf. With his brothers, Nundro and Tharden, formed the Three Picks Delving Co. years ago and they have parlayed success after success into a thriving mining, salvage, and treasure finding operation.