Olek Skilgannon is a Nashaanite who wields the swords of Night and Day. He is an ex-soldier and was in the service of Queen Jianna. His father was Decado Skilgannon also a soldier. He was raised by Sperian and Molaire after is father was killed at war when Skilgannon was 11 or 12. He had a dancing tutor whose name was Greavas.