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Leida Castillon
Age Mid-teens
Species Half-Demon
Sex Female
Height 4'11"
Weight 90 lbs
Series Final Kingdom
Combat Styles Oni-hime
Hometown Unknown (Destroyed by the Heartless)
Group Shard Seekers
Occupation/Job Shy Princess
Force: Wandering Force
"W-Wait for me!"


Leida is the sole survivor of one of the many worlds lost to the Heartless. A strange mix of European and Japanese cultures, her home world was a place of feudal lords and ancient legends, each vying for control of the land and its resources. Little is known beyond the scant few details that the girl herself has seen fit to share but at some point a powerful demon manifested itself to her, offering her a bargain in exchange for its freedom from the seal that bound it to her bloodline. Miserable and lonely, she accepted this deal and became the host to a terrible entity that fed upon the sorrow, pain, and fear of everything around it.

The suffering caused by this eldritch horror's awakening brought down the Heartless upon her world and it fell into darkness, depositing the possessed princess upon the unwary shores of Traverse Town. Though luck or fate she managed to wander through the shadowy gaps between worlds and found herself upon the gates of Hollow Bastion. The other Shadow Lords wanted little to do with the demon, most simply shunning her presence. However, a chance encounter with Angantyr led to her meeting with his master, Garland, who placed a geass upon the girl that drove her to seek out strong hearts in the city of Manhattan.

Along the way, she encountered the Twilight Detective Agency and the demon's corrupting influence stirred the slumbering god within Will Sherman - eventually leading to its awakening during the fall of Manhattan to the Heartless.

After this, Leida wandered the worlds, unleashing her madness upon everything that crossed her path. She was driven back several times but it was not until confronted with the horrific mutation inflicted upon Angantyr that something changed. Seeing someone able to stoically withstand their fate of suffering shook the demon's control over her mind and she fled into the forests surrounding the Temple of Fiends.

Here a party lead by Reize of the Shard Seekers encountered the girl as she struggled to regain control of herself - but the demon would have none of that. A confrontation was forced with this diabolical being and through great effort and sacrifice it was sealed within the princess' blood once more.

Alone and helpless in this new world, Leida found that instead of anger, her rescuers offered sympathy to her plight. However, many had suffered from her foolish bargain and she has opted to do her best to set things right as a member of the Shard Seekers.

Over the next few months Leida's timid and sheltered personality managed to win her some sympathy as people began to realize just how naive she really was. She befriended the Shard Seekers as well as several others, many of whom were drawn to the city of Fluorgis during its time of crisis. The most prominent of those these, however, was the collective consciousness known as Legion. Though they each shared their thoughts with each other, Imi in particular managed to connect with the young princess through her rather bold and socially inappropriate methods. These shock tactics succeeded in slowly encouraging Leida from her shell.

In return, Leida pitched in to help Imi and her sisters break free from the deadly game that had followed them to the new world. However, by braving the fields of combat she allowed some of the darkness to slip free of the seal and her body began to mutate with the demonic energies. Determined not to be a burden, Leida continued to hone her skills and throw herself into harm's way but in doing so further pulled herself down the path of corruption.


Hailing from a world where every facet of social interaction was governed by rules and etiquette, Leida is an incredible stickler for tradition and politeness. She dislikes public displays of affection and is easily embarrassed by overt attempts to garner her attentions, much preferring to remain in the background and simply enjoy the company of others. However, she is also incredibly passive and timid, and often acquiesces to the desires of others rather than provoke any sort of confrontation.

Of late, however, the princess has grown more bold in her mannerisms and demeanor, perhaps as a result of the efforts of many to pull down her anti-social barriers that had been built up by years of living in fear. Perceptive individuals will note, however, that these changes in behavior also happen to coincide with the slowly increasing darkness that continues to consume the girl. Is her emotional growth genuine or is she drawing this strength from something less pleasant?


Kyudo Archery - Thanks to some tutoring from her brothers, who were avid hunters and sportsmen, Leida has some basic knowledge on the traditional archery techniques of her homeland. However, thanks to the unnatural powers granted to her by the demon's blood running through her veins, she commands this weapon with amazing skill that far outstrips her meager strength and clumsy nature.

Demon Seal - When the demon was sealed within her blood, a magical engraving was placed upon Leida's shoulder, acting as a focal point for the seal's energies. This mark not only keeps the demon contained but also grants a measure of its power to the princess, allowing her to draw upon a well of strength, endurance, and grace that far exceeds her body's natural capabilities during times of stress.

Housework - Despite being the daughter of royalty, Leida's family had little use for her as an heir and she was often given more menial tasks as a form of teasing and insult. As a result, she is surprisingly competent at both cooking and cleaning - for a princess.

Spirit Channeling - Along with the demon, the hundreds of souls that it devoured have been sealed within Leida's body. These spirits can be called upon to assist her in combat by pouring their sorrow into her enemies. Two of them seem to be able to manifest at will despite her best attempts to get rid of them. She has named these bothersome fellows Lefty and Pochi. This power also allows her to see ghosts and other spirits that might normally be invisible.

Demon Sight - Leida's eyes have altered thanks to the demon's blood, allowing her to see much more clearly at long distances and in near complete darkness. They have been physically corrupted by this change and now appear very lizard-like with slitted pupils and red sclera.

Demon Horns - A quartet of sharp boney horns protrude from the top of Leida's head. In addition to giving her wicked headbutt potential, these demonic accessories act as channels for a large majority of the darkness that she can control. With their appearance she has regained the power to summon forth shadowy arms to do her bidding, though they can only manifest on her back at present, limiting their reach and numbers.


Allies Reize Seatlan, Ivo Galvan, Lily, Lenn, Shiki Misaki, Legion, Luso Clemens, Percival
Acquaintances Will Sherman, Mercade Alexander, Raiya Fujihara, Rhyme, Zia, Seith, Skoll Ulfang, Angantyr Vespar, Elysiana Glyphanos, Faruja Senra
Enemies Priel Aylin


Name Faction Affiliation Summary
Reize Seatlan Forces of Restoration Shard Seekers A wonderful young man who risks himself for others. He saved me from my terrible mistake.
Ivo Galvan Wandering Force Shard Seekers A nice man who always seems happy. He and Reize seem to be good friends.
Lily Forces of Restoration Shard Seekers I don't know much about her. She's scary when she gets mad!
Lenn Wandering Force Shard Seekers I've never met an elf before. She's very pretty. I'm kind of jealous...
Shiki Misaki Wandering Force Players One of Reize's friends, we haven't spoken much. Mr. Mew is cute!
Legion Forces of Restoration TDA Imi is the first person to be my friend since I was cured. She and her sisters are very odd but they make me so happy (I-I don't mind being hugged so much any more)!
Luso Clemens Forces of Restoration Clan Gully Another one of Reize's friends from another clan. He always seems to have energy to spare. He helped free me from the demon's influence so I'm very grateful to him.
Percival Wandering Force Unaffiliated A demon of the same clan as Zia. I was frightened at first but he turned out to be very sweet. He has a dark side that comes out sometimes. I guess that makes us similar in some ways. I wish I had answers to give you, sensei.


Name Faction Affiliation Summary
Will Sherman Forces of Restoration TDA I did something horrible to him while the demon was controlling me. I don't know if I can ever make amends but I promise I'll try!
Mercade Alexander Forces of Restoration TDA Leader of the bold TDA group from Manhattan. I finally got the courage to apologize. Still, I hope he lets me make it up to him some time.
Raiya Fujihara Forces of Restoration AVALANCHE A warrior that looks like those from my homeland! I haven't had a chance to ask her about her origins yet.
Rhyme Forces of Restoration Players A very upbeat girl that I met in the past. My memories from back then are clouded though...
Zia Wandering Force Shard Seekers Some sort of demon from another world! She has a strange accent. I'm a little afraid to talk to her.
Seith Forces of Ruin Shadow Lords A Shadow Lord for certain, I know that now. He seems to have a way with words and I almost gave in to the darkness again. I must be wary of him in the future until I find out what it is he is after.
Skoll Ulfang Forces of Ruin Gaudium Lords A scary looking wolf spirit who can take on the form of a man. He's actually very kind and gave me a wonderful present.
Angantyr Vespar Wandering Force Unaffiliated Another person who claims to know me from the past. He has darkness inside him like me. I've decided to train under this man so I can learn to control the evil contained in my body. I don't want to be a danger to any of my friends any more.
Elysiana Glyphanos Wandering Force Unaffiliated A nice girl I met in the market.
Faruja Senra Wandering Force Glabados Church A Burmecian, one of the strange monster people that come from another world. He is very proper but also very intimidating.


Name Faction Affiliation Summary
Priel Aylin Wandering Force Shard Seekers An evil woman who seems to show up for the sole purpose of teasing me! I think she may be a trickster spirit sent to torment me. But I don't want to make her mad, those claws look scary. She is also a terrible driver.


Lurking Shadows March 11th, 2014 Mere moments after Garland bestows his 'gift' upon the dark knight Kaydin, a shadow who had been eavesdropping decides to ask for a favor of her own.
A Researcher's Inquiry VII February 27th, 2014 Rhiannon calls enemies and friends alike to Shinra HQ to hold an open dialogue. ...Things don't quite go as planned. At all. But nonetheless, this turnout could be interesting as well.
It should have been a quiet night July 30th, 2013 Deelel is just closing up shop at the Arcade one evening, when she gets a large number of unexpected guests. Two people she'd been trying to track down for some time, and someone very long MIA with little memory of what's happened since she's last been seen.
A Researcher's Inquiry IV June 6th, 2013 Missing one final piece to her experiment, Rhia sets out for Manhattan to locate Leida. Things go...better than she expected, really.
Demon in a China Shop May 8th, 2013 Leida has found work at a small antique shop in Chinatown. By chance her friends stop in to make a few purchases.
Breakfest With Tiff--Them May 2nd, 2013 Several people enter the Cafe. One of the is nice. One of them is tall. One of them is Dark and so many more. Just remember when you have a tall woman vs Sherman, things can only get interesting.
Artisanquest: Interlude May 2nd, 2013 Everyone takes a break from training to go see the sights of the Forgotten Island. However, strange things occur that may begin an interesting adventure for Evja...
Artisanquest: Sittin' Around Daguerreo April 28th, 2013 Shiki and friends finally reach Daguerreo! They sit around and she exposits a bit on Sho, and then we meet a moogle.
Artisanquest: Taboot Camp April 26th, 2013 Shiki and her friends begin their quest towards Daguerreo!

Then Sho Minamimoto shows up within five minutes and absolutely everything goes horribly, horribly wrong. A new record!

A Nice Quiet Moment April 19th, 2013 Just a quiet evening of tense planning. For once?
Knock Knock April 10th, 2013 The Dark Knight decides its time to go pay a visit to a 'family'. Battle ensues and turn of events change the set.
Pirates vs. Hawaii March 27th, 2013 Captain Barbossa and his pirates invade Hawaii in search of Captain Redman's lost treasure.
Confession March 26th, 2013 Using the charm she received from Seith, Leida seeks out her close friend in the newly restored Manhattan but gets lost in the incredible size of the city. A chance encounter allows her to deliver the message she crossed worlds to say.
Dark Dream March 23rd, 2013 Leida receives an unexpected visitor in her dreams.
The Last Number March 23rd, 2013 Shiki and her new friends have reunited all of the Tiki Room... except one. That's until she shows up possessed by the darkness. Then, something amazing happens...
Stakeout March 22nd, 2013 Sammy proves that he is rather tenacious when it comes to trying to guilt young girls into getting into his van.
A Dire Encounter March 16th, 2013 During the freeing of Manhattan, there are some people out there pretending to be Avira using a little charm to lure the Shadow Lords away from the Manhattan Restoration party. And one such Shadow Lord finds a fake...

It's the worst Shadow Lord to find this one however.

Reunion March 11th, 2013 Shiki and her friends head off to search for the inhabitants of the Enchanted Tiki Room. A musical medley ensues!
Shinra Off the Clock March 10th, 2013 Montag, Reno and Rhiannon head to a local pub to get dinner after their shifts are over. Also in Reno's case try out the local booze. There they run into Leida with rather strange encounter and as always? Rhiannon wants samples of EVERYTHING!
Taking Flight March 8th, 2013 Shiki and a group of her allies go looking for some macaws, and find themselves in a quarrel with a goddess and a lost world...
A Subtle Shift March 7th, 2013 Angantyr delivers some wisdom to the young princess as she struggles with the difficulties of being an avatar of shadows in a world that detests the dark.
A Strange Offer March 5th, 2013 ShinRa shows a strange interest in the budding powers of what they fear may soon be another Shadow Lord.
Back Alley Banter March 1st, 2013 Wandering through the back alleys of Fluorgis at night leads to some short conversation.
Mountain of a Man February 28th, 2013 A quick trip to Traverse to get replacements for her destroyed clothes leaves Leida in a foul mood. Stopping to rest, she ends up making a new acquaintance from another broken world.
Truth of a Friend In Need February 26th, 2013 After dealing with an exhausting trip at Wutai, Leida returns to he headquarters to hide herself, but encounters Reize along the way. The two have an important discussion...
The Cold Truth February 25th, 2013 Conned into investigating one of the misplaced Mako reactors, Leida ventures forth on her own with Sammy close behind to keep an eye on her. What transpires within is not according to the Turk's plan.
Royal Pardon February 20th, 2013 Leida and Mercade finally meet again and get to talking about things.
The Obsidian Ring February 16th, 2013 As the shadows darken over Fluorgis and spirits fall, and the flickering of the city's power and malfunctioning of water pumps lead to fearful rumors that the Fire Crystal itself is being suppressed, a Legion of lookalike detectives uncover a startling lead. A hooded figure has been spotted on high rooftops unleashing plumes of darkness into the air, leading to the thickening of the black clouds -- and, perhaps, the increasing incidence of Heartless.

The mysterious villain is spotted fleeing to the Sky Port, even though most flights are grounded due to the treacherous skies, apparently aware the jig is up. Acting quickly, the city of Fluorgis puts out a public alert to apprehend the fugitive. A crucial confrontation approaches. Will the force behind the Shadows Over Fluorgis be revealed at last?

Maid Cafe: The Bacon Episode February 16th, 2013 The Shard Seekers and Valkyri put up a Maid Cafe for gaining some coin - for charity
Dress Up February 16th, 2013 Feeling depressed, Leida wanders Traverse Town only to encounter Imi and Emi who assist her in a long-needed wardrobe upgrade and she ends up returning the favor.
Crushatrice Crisis February 3rd, 2013 The infamous crushatrice, Klesta, has descended upon the city of Fluorgis for some absurd reason. Can our intrepid heroes stop him before his rampage levels the city?
Friends or Foes? January 31st, 2013 After discovering the amnesiac on the outskirts of Traverse Town, Ember warns Leida about Angantyr and discusses the value of friendships.
The Wills of Women January 31st, 2013 Beneath blue skies, during a rare respite from the shadows plaguing Fluorgis, some of the Shard Seekers come together in the garden, and Lenn and Raiya show their determination to move forward on their own paths. As the bonds of trust between these different friends grow, so too do their prospects of success. But where does this road lead for the motley crew?
Reize's Decision to Depart January 29th, 2013 Reize made preparations to leave at midnight. However, it was not without getting the notice of those closest to him.
On Cloud Nine January 27th, 2013 A lively cast assembles at Tifa's new joint for drinks and banter.
Enter The Space Raptor? - Part 1 January 27th, 2013 A crash happens outside of Traverse Town. Several people go to investigate the strange ship that has crashed and find a out-of-this world guest.
Demons of the Past January 24th, 2013 After promising to deliver the full details of her background to the Network, Leida finally lets them in on the grim truth.
Part Time Problems January 21st, 2013 Emi performs part time work. Omi informs Leida of certain impossibilities. Deelel marvels at the universe.
Trespassers Will Be Toad January 20th, 2013 A party of adventurers investigates mysterious disappearances and rumors of monsters in the Fluorgis Water Treatment plant. Everyone was Kung-Fu Fighting. HAAAH. Caution: You May Get Wet.
Stocking the Pantry January 19th, 2013 Leida drags Reize out to be a pack mule for food shopping.
Opposite Day January 17th, 2013 Monsters and troubles abound in Fluorgis lately. A lonely hill gigas has managed to find his way to the City of Flowers. Can the heroes handle this giant problem without bringing the house down?
Finding the Lost One January 15th, 2013 Reize went to get groceries at Fluorgis, but got lost and ended up at Damascan Sands. It's up to Leida and Tom to find him.
A Gentle Approach January 14th, 2013 Concerned with the options that have been presented to battle her inner demons, Leida once again encounters the gentle gargoyle as she wanders the desert to think.
Training Day January 12th, 2013 Leida and Angantyr meet for a training session, interlopers happen.
VALKYRI VS Shard Seekers: Racing the Dawn January 12th, 2013 Desert madness! VALKYRI and the Shard Seekers go head to head as they rush through an ancient ruins to secure valuable artifact not only within the time limit, but before the other adventurers get to the final chamber as well. The object? A Desert Rose, a magical crystal rose, a living artifact, that blooms only for one night once every 100 years. Inscribed on the petals themselves are shapes that form a map to an even greater treasure. What awaits the two teams as they race for the goal?!
Manhattan Restoration: Mining for Shards January 10th, 2013 The heroes come to the Woodlands in order to get one of the Manhattan Shards... but run into a bit of trouble.
Time Is Up January 9th, 2013 Time is up. Can the TDA and friends stop Cronus? Of course they can. The trickier question is whether they can save him.
To Be Like You January 8th, 2013 In the aftermath of the Heartless assault on Fluorgis, Leida receives a visit from Imi and her newest sister. A careless accident leads to some important questions and an interesting proposition and Priel manages to walk away with a prize.
Post-Prelude Shenanigans January 7th, 2013 It was after Fluorgis was attacked by the Heartless. The Shard Seekers and the adventurers were resting at the inn, recooperating from the fight. Of course, shenanigans occured.
Prelude ~ Panic in Fluorgis January 6th, 2013 It started off as a normal day for the Shard Seekers, but then the Heartless invaded the city itself. Many adventurers banded together to stop the outbreak with a bit of a mysterious help...
A New Master January 4th, 2013 While trying to control the strange powers that have surfaced with the sealing of her demon, Leida is approached by an old acquaintance who has an unusual offer.
Goug City Car Chase January 2nd, 2013 The TDA track down a scientist working for VitaTech. The Shard Seekers arrive to help. And Goug City residents lodge complaints about the noise. A startling secret...is revealed! But first they must defeat...Mr. Wheeler.
Side Quest: Hold My Hand December 31st, 2012 The Shard Seekers (and friends) accompany the infamous 'Ghetto Knight' into the Mythril Mines. Cue shenanigans.
Dark Secrets December 29th, 2012 Left alone for the day, Leida receives an unexpected visitor.
Legion Infiltrates The Shard Seekers December 29th, 2012 Legion infiltrates the Shard Seekers and passes their trials.
Social Rank Up December 28th, 2012 Leida pauses to rest while shopping and makes a strange new friend.
Training of the Hawkeye December 26th, 2012 After the stubborn insistance of Leida, Reize decided to help Leida develop her combat skills in archery.
Kissing Under the Mistletoe December 25th, 2012 The Shard Seekers are doing community service in Traverse Town, providing the refugees with clothing and soup. Katyna meets with the group and introduces the leader of the Shard Seekers to the wonders of the mistletoe.
Mark: Black Chocobo December 24th, 2012 Luso Clemens of Clan Gully along with several others come together in order to take down the Black Chocobo once and for all!
Revelation of Leida's Past December 23rd, 2012 The story began with Reize letting Dandy out to play at the garden in the Shard Seeker's headquarters. Leida was contemplating about her potential ordeal until the young adventurer asked her about her past.
A Rough Step to Atonement December 22nd, 2012 When Reize arrived back to the Shard Seekers headquarters to resupply himself for his trip to Cornelia, his reunion with Will Sherman ended in dischord as Leida comes into the picture. A girl who accepted a demon in her past, faces one of the peope who had been the most affected by her actions...
Exorcism of The Darkness December 19th, 2012 Reize attempted to journey towards the Temple of Fiends to find answers about the fallen prince. However, in his trip in the forest, he encounters the weeping girl with her inner demons. Unknowingst to him, he had a couple of friends following as well as a random passerbyer.
Save Yourself December 16th, 2012 After her encounter with the mutated Angantyr leads to an unexpected loss of control, the demon carries Leida to a new hunting ground to recover lost strength. However, some heroic refugees who have made this town their new home have something to say about that.
Twisted Memories December 13th, 2012 Angantyr's transformation leaves him a sitting duck for Leida.
Darkness in Junon December 11th, 2012 Luso, taking a break in his journey to the Petrified Forest, stops at Junon. There, he happens to run into a certain strange girl. Needless to say, bad things happen.
In A New York Minute: The Blockade December 8th, 2012 Leida and Ember (Katyna) are tasked with creating a blockade around Manhattan's Central Park Shadow Portal. Our heroes will have none of that.
Biker Battle December 7th, 2012 A program pauses to reflect after a long night but finds little time for respite as a group of Heartless challenge her to a game.
A Girl and Her Blob December 5th, 2012 As Reize received news from Will regarding the situation in Manhattan, Reize explored the streets to see how bad everything had become. Unfortunately, the answer became more apparent as a familiar face arrived.
Inch By Inch November 30th, 2012 Maleficent and Leida discuss events, past, present, and future.
What The Hobo Brought In November 26th, 2012 It's a stormy evening in Manhattan, and sometimes even the King of Hobos brings in a lost one for help. Too bad this time it's Leida...
The meaning of life November 24th, 2012 Rhyme encounters a mysterious girl and teaches her about the true meaning of what it is to be alive.
Black Friday Warzone November 23rd, 2012 Black Friday is a War Zone. It is the time where prices are so cheap and the items are limited that many risk their lives to get the items that they don't need. Who better to exploit such a 'holiday' than Negaduck? Chaos ensues within the mall madness as the store clerks are tied up and unable to manage the area, leaving Negaduck with total control of the chaos. Will you stop it?!
Take All Of The Shadows Away November 22nd, 2012 Mercade takes a rest near a river in a land far from Manhattan, where he meets a strange girl who is afflicted with a terrible condition. Will hope save the day?
Fear the Darkness November 22nd, 2012 And in strange eons, even death may cry. Two Shadow lords meet in a tangled and snowy wood. There is a meeting of minds, and a casting of lots.


Fractured Memories December 10th, 2012 Left to recover in an abandoned hotel after the battle for the portal, Leida awakens on a dark beach as Manhattan falls to darkness.