Pulvis et umbra sumus - The Motto of House Raa, meaning "We are but dust and shadow" in Latin

House Raa are the ruling Gold family of Io and one of the most prominent Houses of The Rim. Together with House Cordovan of Ganymede, they control a sizable monopoly in the ship-building industry.

Standard[edit | edit source]

The Raa family standard is a four-headed white dragon.[1]

Involvement[edit | edit source]

Note: Years are based on the Official Red Rising Wiki Timeline.

Pre-Golden Son[edit | edit source]

  • 0 PCE
  • 739 PCE

After Octavia organizes the murders of her Reformer daughter and her husband, Anastasia au Lune and Brutus au Arcos, Octavia sends Fear Knight Atlas au Raa into the Kuiper Belt to wipe out the Ascomanni because of his close friendship with Brutus. To cement Atlas' exile, she appoints Asmodeus au Carthii as the Fear Knight.

  • 740 PCE

Golden Son[edit | edit source]

  • 741 PCE
  • 742 PCE

The Second Moon Lord Rebellion[edit | edit source]

  • 742 PCE
  • 743 PCE

Morning Star[edit | edit source]

  • 743 PCE

The Solar War[edit | edit source]

  • 743 PCE
  • 744 PCE
  • 745 PCE
  • 746 PCE
  • 747 PCE
  • 748 PCE
  • 749 PCE
  • 750 PCE
  • 751 PCE
  • 752 PCE
  • 753 PCE

Iron Gold[edit | edit source]

  • 753 PCE

Dark Age[edit | edit source]

  • 753 PCE
  • 754 PCE

Members[edit | edit source]

Biological[edit | edit source]

  • Akari au Raa - Founder of House Raa during the Conquering Era, and best friend of Silenius au Lune.
    • Revus au Raa - Father of Romulus, murdered at Darrow's Triumph.
      • Romulus au Raa - Former ArchGovernor of Io and former Sovereign of The Rim Dominion. Died in ceremonial suicide.
      • Atlas au Raa - Brother of Romulus and Vela, Fear Knight of the Society and Society Remnant.
      • Vela au Raa - Sister of Romulus and Atlas.
  • Fabera au Raa - Cousin of Seraphina, Diomedes, Paleron & Thalia. Killed by Cassius au Bellona in a duel. Parents unknown.
  • Bellagra au Raa - Cousin of Seraphina, Diomedes, Paleron & Thalia. Killed by Cassius au Bellona in a duel. Parents unknown.

Marriage[edit | edit source]

  • Gaia au Raa - Aging mother of Romulus, Vela & Atlas. Wife to Revus.
  • Dido au Raa - (nee Saud), wife of Romulus originally from Venus. Co-Consoul Sovereign of The Rim Dominion.
  • Unnamed Wife of Bellerephon - Originally of House Norvo.

Employment[edit | edit source]

  • Aurae - A Pink. Has the trust of Diomedes.
  • Aruka - Brown Steward, loyal to Gaia.
  • Goroth - Elderly Obsidian, walking guide and loyal to Gaia.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Morning Star - chapter 40
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