Zach
ZACHARY BRIARPATCH
The hero of the piece and the one who wields the 7STRING guitar sword. Zach lost his Mother at the hand of a despicable man who introduced himself only as one who would start a war. After returning the 7STRING from an unplayable state, Zach ventures out to find this man and have his vengeance, all the while remaining utterly cut off from his emotions by the vile act the murderer committed.

7STRING
THE 7STRING
The mysterious weapon that just fell into Zach’s life one day. When he was young and learning, the sword would regularly glow with the music Zach played… but now, since the murder of his Mother, he can no longer get it glow like it used to.

Nette
NETTE ‘CLARI’ CAROUSEL
A naive, innocent girl, brought up sheltered from the outside world in the Tremor Clef monastery of Arpeggia. Nette was told all her life that she was unable to channel music, that she had no power. But the day a group of Brace Clef vigilantes stormed her undefended home she discovered to her horror that she did indeed have musical ability. She accidentally killed a man. Straight afterwards a strange Hooded Figure appeared to rescue her from the fallout of her actions. This man told her never to go to Triad, the Tremor Clef temple in the North.

Sherbert
SHERBERT
Nette’s pet bubble-dragon. Although super loyal and not afraid of a fight, Sherbert prefers watching animated movies with Nette.

Efex
EFEX PETAL
Highly skilled warrior of the Altern Clef’s underhand fighting force, the String-Ja, Efex was tasked with many questionable missions. She drew the line however at the planned murder of the Conductor of he Brace Clef’s military. She attempted to stop her best friend from going through with the assassination but ultimately failed. She killed her friend and the Conductor still ended up dead. Disgusted with her clef and herself, she ran from her home…

Liph
LIPH STAVEWAY
A genius staccatronics engineer and inventor, born of the Brace Clef. Liph has designed and built his own multi-purpose weapon the Synthstorm Keyboard Blade, a sword capable of sampling other musical attacks and saving them for his own use. When the war broke out in his home city of FourFour his sword was unfinished and he was unable to protect his beloved Lottie. She was killed in an explosion. Minutes later a mysterious hooded figure arrived providing him with the one part his sword was missing… a power supply…

Theremin
THEREMIN GRACE
One of the vigilantes who stormed Arpeggia, who ended up getting Silenced by the mysterious Hooded Figure in the act of protecting Nette. After some treatment he has woken up but is still largely Silent. He can’t create music from himself anymore but his Silence allows him to phase through solid matter. His intentions are unclear but he is furious with Nette and the Hooded Figure…

Tuner
THE TUNER
A strange being who lives within the micro dimension that is the 7STRING’s echo box. He tunes and maintains the 7STRING from within and is able to tell Zach how ‘tuned’ he is, representing his basic emotional state. He seems old and clearly knows more than he is letting on. Though why he is keeping secrets at all is very unclear…

hooded
THE MYSTERIOUS HOODED FIGURE
Little to nothing is known about this person. He seems to be wearing a sort of power suit under the hood and has appeared at very significant moments to all of our cast. His fighting skills are unparalleled but his motivations are a mystery…

Lars
LARS TROUBLECLEF
The self-appointed Emperor of the New World, the man who for some reason has taken control of the scattered and unfocused Troubleclef and transformed them into his war engine. With this new power he spread chaos and discord across a world of peace and harmony and dropped the whole planet into war. In order to ensure his power is unchallenged he was sure to ‘disable’ any talented musicians or vocal leaders in the world before he began his rampage, by killing people close to them and shutting them down emotionally. This is how he controls and rules. But why is he doing all this?

HiHat
HI-HAT (BPM175)
One of the many robotic Hi-Hat units the Troubleclef have built to help fight their war. This one, unit BPM175 is defeated by Liph in battle and so he repairs and reprograms him into an ally of our heroes.

Capo
CAPO FRETT
Efex’s best friend, closest confidant and perhaps more… Capo was the most important person to Efex. But in a tragic series of events Efex ended up killing her best friend for what she believed was right. Efex has never forgiven herself for what she has done.

Lottie
LOTTIE STAVEWAY
Liph’s now deceased wife, killed in the assault on FourFour by the Tambamarines of the Troubleclef. She was always going off-world for secret missions that Liph knew better than to ask about.

Stanza
STANZA
A friend of Efex’s from her mysterious past. One of the Cawrus, a bird people native to Melodia, supposedly descended from the Dragons who used to live on the planet many years ago. The Cawrus maybe the last hope for the forces of the Free in the war against the Troubleclef.

DelaySustainne
DELAY AND SUSTAINNE PETAL
Efex’s twin older sisters. Very unpleasant bullies who always mocked Efex for being friends with Capo, an alien. They were cruel to Capo and many others when they were young. Now they seem to be allied with Lars and the Troubleclef and weild the 4STRING and 5STRING blades.

Arco
ARCO LEGNO
Efex’s old Sensei from her String-Ja training. A man with twisted ideas about how a utopia functions and obsesses over the Altern Clef’s position in a world hierarchy that only he seems to see.