The Lotus Runners are the foremost messengers guild in the empire, holding a monopoly in the capitol. Trained acrobats and athletes, most of the Runners are orphans purchased from Orphanage the organization that the Orphan Legion also recruits from. The Lotus Runners use their honed skills mostly traversing rooftops to take the most direct route. Many city officials and merchants keep several Runners on hand.
Rea hails from the Irondust Desert to the South-East of the Empire. Her parents died during a diplomatic mission between her people and the Empire leaving her stranded in a foreign land. Taken in by Orphanage her athletic prowess soon discovered, she was immediately sold to the Lotus Runners.