Arie is the son of Lord Min-drear and his Kendar randon Warder Kethra. As of "Stranger Blood", he perhaps the next lord, being the last of the Min-drears, but a half-Kendar bastard, and crippled.
Arie is, as all who rule or seek to rule a House must be, able to bind Kencyr to him.
- ↑ Blood and Ivory: A Tapestry, "Stranger Blood" — " 'The last of the Min-drears? This boy…' she looked at Arie. 'He has the build of a Highborn and the Min-drear hands. Isn't he the old lord's son?' 'Yes,' said Kethra, as if the word hurt. 'But not his consort's.' "
- ↑ Blood and Ivory: A Tapestry, "Stranger Blood" — " 'Kethra put me on a half-broken colt when I was a child. I—it reared and fell on me.' "