Varna, Wife of Raus
The duke’s wife is a likable, attractive woman of 35 years. She appears to be too delicate for this frontier, however, and she does not conceal her dislike for its unsavory customs.
She is single-minded in her devotion to the well-being of her husband and daughter, now as
always. Her aristocratic upbringing allows her to maintain a mask of formal good will even in her
wretched surroundings. Unless shocked, she is cheerful and reserved, ever-gazing on her beloved
Her household screens any contact with foreigners from her.