Kahrin Quirke - A guardswoman he met by chance in the forest, who he fell in love with very quickly and messily.
Constance Yorath - Connor supported her bid for the teyrn's seat of Gwaren and has been rewarded in return by being asked to serve as the Arl of Dragonreach and the teyrn-regent of Gwaren until Constance's son comes of age.
Moira Reese - Noreen's former lover and handmaiden. She and Connor have been friends since childhood, though the nature of their individual relationships with Noreen has made it a somewhat unusual friendship.
Padraig Brynmor (NPC) - Maternal uncle who served as Blackwood's regent after his mother's death until the boys came of age.
Deirdre (NPC) - Head of Connor's personal guard and a trusted friend
Emrys (NPC) - Member of Connor's personal guard who privately works as his spymaster
Liadan (NPC) - Member of Connor's personal guard; Deirdre's younger sister
Roisin (NPC) - Sister of Deirdre and Liadan; popular seamstress in Blackwood responsible for most of Connor's wardrobe