This article needs additional citations for verification. Psychometrer Eiji, tome 3 PDF fantasy novels by Nahoko Uehashi. It has since been adapted into numerous media, including radio, manga, and anime adaptations. Scholastic released the first novel in English in June 2008.
Balsa, spear wielder and bodyguard, is a wandering warrior who has vowed to atone for eight deaths in her past by saving an equivalent number of lives. On her journey, she saves Prince Chagum, and is tasked with becoming his bodyguard. His own father, the emperor, has ordered his assassination. The two begin a perilous journey to ensure the survival of the prince. Played by: Haruka Ayase A skilled warrior from the faraway land of Kanbal. Balsa is pragmatic and intelligent and she does not hold much regard for class distinction customs.
The second prince of the Imperial Family, who bears the egg of the water spirit making him the ‘guardian of the spirit’. At first it is believed to be the reincarnation of a demon defeated by his ancestor, the first Emperor. Convinced that it would bring misfortune and destruction to the country, Chagum’s father secretly condemns him to death. Played by: Masahiro Higashide An herbalist who lives in the mountains. His skill as a shaman are lacking, but he is an accomplished doctor as he would always tend to Balsa’s injuries suffered in battle as they grew up together . He also works as a traveling medicine man, trading his wares with the local towns and cities. Played by: Reiko Takashima An old shaman and Tanda’s teacher, who proves to be incredibly competent at taking care of herself.