Soneste Otänsin is a human inquisitive in Sharn, Breland and is the main character in the Darkwood Mask novel. She was originally of Starilaskur, her father and mother both serving in the Brelish military. She now works at Investigative Services, the inquisitive agency of the half-orc, Thuranne d'Velderan, in Middle Menthis.

She has resolved several high profile criminal cases and is a person of growing fame among inquisitives in Sharn. Among her more famous cases are the Blackfeather case, in which she discovered the aristocrat serial killer, Aldem ir'Shorem, among Breland's nobility and Sharn's Sixty Families, and the Shauranna Rokesko kidnapping, in which the Brelish royal aide was kidnapped by Emerald Claw agents.

She has psionic abilities, taught to her by the kalashtar, Veshtalan, which she uses to aid her investigations.

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Major CasesEdit

  • Blackfeather Case
  • Rokesko kidnapping
  • Ebonspire murders (ir'Daresh family)


The Darkwood Mask. Jeff LaSala (2008). Wizards of the Coast.