convenience are collected some details
Sunnoads who are mentioned at various points in the history
section. They are listed in chronological
723: the 723rd Sunnoad.
Commanded the Great
Fleet which tried to conquer Fyaym at the end of the
Era. He was killed in the disaster which overtook that
His second incarnation is also recorded: he was a
distinguished Noad of Jador during the latter part of the Vanadium Era,
showing none of that arrogance and hubris which had brought on the
doom of era 15. It is an example often cited, of how it is
possible to learn from history.
Nalre Zitpoidl 4854: the 4854th Sunnoad. He was the last Sunnoad of the Argon Era and he
survived into the Vanadium
Era, though some argue that he had been legally deposed by
that time. Possibly the most controversial holder of the
sunnoadex, he is notorious for the murder of the avian,
Tjoren, whom he believed to be threatening Syoom with
the misleading offer of help against the White
Sun. See Nalre Zitpoidl and the Great
33337/45329: in his two incarnations,
the 33,337th and the 45,329th Sunnoad respectively. The only
person ever to become Sunnoad twice in two lives, RZ reigned, moreover,
during two crises, transitions between eras. As 33337 he defeated
the besiegers of the Other Syoom in the Gallium Era. See The Age of
Spies. In his second life he was the mountaineer who
conquered Mt Gnemek, the highest point on the planet, the peak which
reaches out into space. During that expedition he underwent the
adventures which ended with him being elected the first Sunnoad of era
69. See The
It is possible that the Restiprak Zentonan who lived
later, in the Tantalum Era - the great detective - was a third
incarnation of the same person. Third incarnations are rare but
not unknown, like third sets of teeth. However, in the somewhat
decadent Tantalum Era it was fairly common for people to be named after
other people. The uniqueness of names was not as jealously
guarded then as it was in most eras. See Holding the
Jad Darkal 35480: the 35,480th Sunnoad, whose great victory over invading forces
saved Syoom after the fall of the Rubidium Fort. See The Age of Spies
Dynnt Gilvar 48559:
the 48,559th Sunnoad. He reigned
at the transition between the Lutetium and Hafnium Eras. It
was he who made the crucial decision to follow Simulator advice and
"appease" the Fyayman powers by ceasing the prospecting for ell-light crystals which
had characterised the Thulium Era. SeeThe 'Dassan
. In his second incarnation, in the Actinium Era,
Dynnt Gilvar was captain of a Nemyuran airship.
64,702nd Sunnoad. He was equally renowned as a secret agent before
he acquired the golden cloak. He lived in the midst of the Osmium
Era's spy-craze, but as Sunnoad he tried to institute a permanent
Syoomean Navy which might help calm international tensions.
His efforts unravelled at his death, but were taken up again much later,
and the Navy ideal triumphed during the Iridium
Era. Zdinth Hall, Skyyon, scene of the Rhenium Moment, was
renamed Norkoten Hall in his honour.
Norkoten's second incarnation occurred at the end of the
Radium Era, when he became the nemesis of Tu Rim.
Hevad Notoxt 69546: the 69,546th Sunnoad and probably the second most famous
woman to hold that office (the first being Hyala Movoun 1). She
was a psi, able not only to read minds but to operate on moods.
Her great service to Syoom was the overthrown of the
cyborgs, but she bears much responsibility
for the subsequent persecution of the Ghepions.
Cyborgs and The Era of Psi.
77062: the 77,062nd Sunnoad. He
was murdered and then impersonated by Nehal
Fozdak; this crime, and the other events associated with
it, brought the Bismuth Era to an end. See Impostor
: the 78,860th Sunnoad.
Reigned at the end of the Radium Era (era 88). For most of the
era, much of Syoom had been subjugated by non-human races (the only era
of history in which this was the case); Tu Rim was part of the
movement to recover human control, but the methods he used - trying
to convert the sunnoadex into an authoritarian empire - brought
upheaval and chaos to Syoom. Tu Rim was overthrown by a movement
headed by the second incarnation of Taldis Norkoten, who convened a
conference to decide how a repetition of these events could be avoided
for all time. The outcome was that the Sunnoads after Tu Rim were
never allowed, or never allowed themselves, to dwell in
Skyyon. They always subsequently held it a point of honour to
have their official dwelling in a "hut" in Melikon, a mere village
Nyav Yuhlm 80438: the 80,438th Sunnoad. A rare example of a man who
belongs to two planets. His soul possessed two bodies; his Earth
self was Neville Yeadon of 1970's London. When that self was
murdered, its consciousness was transferred to the body of Nyav Yuhlm
and superimposed on the latter's mind.
Iyen Noom 80525: the 80,525th Sunnoad, currently reigning today at the beginning
of era 92. He led the Second Great Fleet to
Arclour, succeeding where Fiarr Fosn
723 had failed. See The Assault on Arclour.
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