Lord Fleck Blackstar, often remembered as "Captain Blackstar", was a miner-turned-soldier who served King Whitson Mariner and became the first Lord of Blackstar Citadel. He was the originator of Blackstar's oath.
The Green Ember prologue
Fleck washes up on the shore of Ayman Lake without his sword. He had been thrown into the water off the ship upon which his King, Whitson Mariner, and Prince Lander are fighting desperately against the Lords of Prey that threaten to overwhelm them.
Fleck renews his commitment to the King and Prince and wades back to the ship to aid them in their fight.
Massie Burnson recalls the events of the Battle of Ayman Lake and how Fleck Blackstar had risked his life to save King Whitson Mariner. It is revealed that Fleck had been promoted to a lord shortly before the king left Kingston. Whitson had charged Fleck with keeping the coal mine running and building a war burrow for future raptor attacks.
Personality and traits
Fleck is described as being loyal and kind. He served his king, queen, and prince faithfully, even going so far as to be willing to lay down his life in protection of the royal family.
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