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Element of Air
Alias: Air
Gender: Hermaphrodite
Species: Than-Thre-Kull
Planet of Origin: None
Nation-State: Unknown
Universe/Reality: Andromeda Galaxy
Date of Death: AFC 303
Profession: Mercenary
Ship Position: Leader
Age: Unknown
Status: Dead
Chronological and General Info
Era: Long Night
Affiliation: None
Ally: Highest Bidder


Element of Air, also known as "Air" by her friends, was a Than-Thre-Kull mercenary in the employ of Tyr Anasazi. She was part of a team that helped free the regent of the planet Malani's Haven when a planet-wide coup occurred. She and other mercenaries, including Gerenmar, Glasten, Brexos, and Varastaya, were escorting the king and his wife, as well as some aides, through a tunnel when booby traps set centuries before were encountered. Tyr and Gerenmar stayed behind to deal with oncoming soldiers and traps, and Air led everyone else to the escape hatch at the end of the tunnel. However, there were soldiers guarding the end, and she went ahead to deal with them, so that they would have a clear path ahead of them. She killed 11 rebel soldiers, but in the ensuing fight she was also killed. The scene was apparently very gruesome, as her blood and the blood of the soldiers was sprayed all over the wall. A prayer was said over her body by the regent, to honor her sacrifice.

According to Tyr, she was a formidable fighter, as he expressed surprise at the fact that she had died at the hands of only 11 soldiers. He was saddened by her death because she was reliable, and loyal. ("Destruction of Illusions")


  • Her name is indicative of her career. The "Element of Air" refers to her combat ability to flow around the enemy like air.