Couladin the Mage (sor 2; later sor 3) is a bandit who was captured by Alexsandr at the Thorn River Camp. He had been hired by the Stag Lord as a mercenary to take care of the party. They made him and offer he couldn't refuse and he now works for the Adventuring Group.
He is a bit sour, but brightens when asked to demonstrate his magical prowess. He loves impressing Svetlana with his magical prestidigitation and other cantrips. Oleg is not as impressed. He has also tried to hit on Anastasia, but has gotten slapped for those advances.