"He had high cheekbones and a pointy chin; his left eye wonderfully dark and his right a distinct blue. His long eyelashes skimming his sharp cheeks, the scent of patchouli clung faintly to his skin. In his short, black hair, he wore a white flower with open petals. The thorns dragged uncomfortably across his scalp as he moved, drawing beads of blood. He rarely spoke, preferring to communicate through action rather than words.

Iero is the protagonist: a human male in his mid thirties.

is her mortal son.