Pasha Syan al Derak, whose full name was Syan yn Asraf al Derak yi Volothamp,[1] was the leader of both the Guild of Gemcutters and the Guild of Whitesmiths in Teshburl.[2]

Secretly, Syan was a notable member of the Knights of the Shield, being the seventh member of his family in that clandestine organization.[2]

He fled from his native city of Volothamp during the Darkstalker Wars, when seven of his relatives were killed in a single night.[1]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Steven E. Schend, Sean K. Reynolds and Eric L. Boyd (June 2000). Cloak & Dagger. (Wizards of the Coast), p. 75. ISBN 0-7869-1627-3.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Steven E. Schend and Dale Donovan (September 1998). Empires of the Shining Sea. (TSR, Inc), p. 177. ISBN 978-0786912377.