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Quentin is the High Lord of Attica. See Maps for Codex Alera Series

  • Discrepancy: In book 3,Cursor's Fury, he is named Elios, but in book 1, Furies of Calderon a letter is planted for Amara to find with Quentin’s name on it as commander of the renegade Legion. It is false.

High Lord Atticus is Caria’s father. Caria is the very young wife of the First Lord. Atticus is apparently not a conspirator in the assassination of Gaius Septimus but he despises the First Lord, Gaius Sextus, who married young Caria as a political pawn.

His teenage daughter Elania Minora (call me Minoria) was kidnapped while having dinner with High Lady Parcia at Vorello’s Pool, an upscale dining grotto in Ceres. Lady Parcia was killed at the same time. Eliana was kidnapped as a political hostage by High Lord Kalarus Brencis in book 3 Cursor's Fury. Team Amara rescued her, and also rescued the kidnapped Lady Placida Aria:

“Atticus Elania Minora was injured during the escape, but not seriously. A broken ankle. We’ll have it crafted well again soon.” Gaius nodded. “And Lady Placida?” “Exhausted but otherwise well, sire.” (CF chapter 50).
“I gave one daughter to Gaius already,” Atticus said, his voice bitter. “My Caria, taken to wife and held hostage in the capital. Now Kalarus has taken the other daughter. I see little difference between the two. But Gaius asks me to sacrifice men and blood, while Kalare wishes me merely to stand aside.” He bared his teeth, biting off the words. “So far as I am concerned, you can all cut each other to shreds and let the crows pick clean your bones.”

Spoiler bk 6[]

It seems likely that the High Lord of Attica survived the Vord War apocalypse. He is still alive behind the walls of Garrison near the end of book 6. Unlike Antillus, Phrygius, Placidus, and even Cereus, old Atticus isn’t much use in a fight.

“Maybe we should bring Forcia, Attica, and Riva.” Cereus shook his head. “They’ve never been fighters, I’m afraid. In a close-quarters fight, they’d be more dangerous to us than to the vord.” (HLF, ch 43)
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