Famous alchemist that lived in The Crossing. His magical house sunk into the ground following his apparent death in a magical experiment.
Unknown. Rich, eccentric, and acutely asthmatic.
Aesthene's Close holiday is celebrated in remembrance of the upheaval caused by the disappearance of Aesthene's house.
Timeline (dates are AV)
40 Aesthene arrives in Crossings
42 Aesthene departs on another journey
42 Aesthene's Close is completed
62 Aesthene returns to Crossings, begins magical research
81 Aesthene's Close destroyed