Astaad — First seen in book #1 Angels' Blood and in the prequel short, "Angels' Judgment".

Introduction Edit

Astaad is the Archangel of the Pacific Isles.[1] He is mostly an isolationisist concerning Archangel politics—does not play political games.

About Edit


Allegiance in War Edit

Position / OccupationEdit

Powers & AbilitiesEdit

  • Warrior
  • Cascade Power: has developed the power to control the sea, and perhaps other bodies of water
  • May have developed an affinity to sea creatures

Occupation / Position / Title Edit


Territory / Location / Residence / OriginsEdit

  • Pacific Isles

Court (for Archangels, ruling angels)Edit

  • Dahariel: is as integral to the smooth running of Astaad's territory as Nazarach is to Raphael's.[2]
  • Has a harem.[3]

Ruling Style (for Archangels, ruling angels)Edit

  • Loved his people, would sacrifice for them:[4]

Characteristics / Traits / NatureEdit

  • often harsh and can be cruel [5]
  • He had to be enraged that someone had managed to breach the walls of his harem.[3]
  • often secretive, but believes absolutely in honor
  • treats his women as precious, spoils his harem to outrageous levels

Interests / Likes / ActivitiesEdit

  • has a harem of the most beautiful female vampires in the world

Physical DescriptionEdit

  • stern looking with a small black beard
  • dark eyes

Love Interests Edit

  • favors his concubine Mele

Connections Edit

Other DetailsEdit

  • Lijuan and Michaela, snd likely Charisemnon and Astaad, too, would never understand the kind of loyalty of Raphael's Seven. [6]
  • orange groves grow on Astaad's and Favashi's parts of the Refuge.[2]
  • He showed erratic behavior during the start of the Cascade.
  • decided to to fly his flag with Raphael[7]
  • Sent a barge to aid Naasir's escape with Andromeda. [8]
  • Appears that he has chosen to fly his flag with Raphael’s.[8]
  • One of Astaad's favorite concubines was found eviscerated by the Refuge Attacker.[3]

Other Associated Characters, Groups, Places, etc. Edit

Events in the Series Edit

This section may have spoilers. Think of the book title as a "Spoiler Warning" if you haven’t read it yet.

0.5. "Angels' Judgmemt" Edit

Cadre meeting on new Guild Director—Didn't care if Uram was there or not. He though the Guild should choose the Director without their interference. He asked Simon if Sara was their best Hunter. Invited Simon to tell them the reasons that Sara Haziz is the best possible person to take his place. Simon answers that their best would not make a good director. [9]

1. Angels' BloodEdit

Cadre meeting on the hunt for Uram — tells Favashi she hopes too easily. He killed every one of his servants and retainers. Raphael says the Hunter is tasked with tracking Uram, he will execute him. They all agree and leave. Elijah tells Raphael that he should be leader—he inspire fear without Astaad's cruelty, or Michaela's capriciousness.[5] Cadre meeting Uram's territoryRaphael says he hears them debating how to divide his territory. He says it's more accurate to say that there's a lack of successors. He mentions that one may soon become an archangel, but not now. So most of them discuss who gets what piece, accept Raphael and Lijuan. [6]

2. Archangel's KissEdit

Elena saw Dahariel walked in the direction of the archangel Astaad's territory.[10] Illium tells Elena on a hunt that orange groves grow in Astaad's and Favashi's parts of the Refuge.[2] If the Attacker in the Refuge is Dahariel, he's struck close to home—one of Astaad's concubines was found attacked yesterday. She was branded inside, she was alive at the time. A Guild dagger was found in her. Astaad hasn't informed the Cadre out of pride.[3] He would not move agains Dahariel for holding a torturing a boy vampire.[11]

3. Archangel's Consort Edit

4. Archangel's Blade Edit

5. Archangel's Storm Edit

6. Archangel's Legion Edit


8. Archangel's Enigma Edit

Participated in a teleconference of the Cadre called by Titus; missing were Lijuan and Charisemnon; sitting in was Caliane. Titus presented evidence of Jariel's murder, done by a fire that could only created by one of the Cadre.[13] Astaad assited Naasir and Andromeda's escape from Lijuan's territory by sending a barge by vampires allied with him. [8] Favashi accepted an invitation to attend a festival in Astaad’s territory. During this time, unknown to her, Xi is about to attack her greatest general, Rohan, who is Alexander's son.[14]

See Also Edit

Book References Edit

  1. Angels' Blood, ch.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Archangel's Kiss, Bk 2, ch. 19
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Archangel's Kiss, Bk 2, ch. 25
  4. Archangel's Enigma, ch. 39
  5. 5.0 5.1 Angels' Blood, Book 1, ch. 5
  6. 6.0 6.1 Angels' Blood, Book 1, ch. 39
  7. Archangel's Enigma, ch.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Archangel's Enigma, ch. 21
  9. "Angels' Judgmemt", ch. Cadre of Ten (prologue)
  10. Archangel's Kiss, Bk 2, ch. 9
  11. Archangel's Kiss, Bk 2, ch. 27
  12. Archangel's Legion, ch. 1
  13. Archangel's Enigma, ch. 17
  14. Archangel's Enigma, ch. 31

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