Concept art of Dahlia and her siblings, Jasmine, Cedar, and Yarrow.

I was thinking about what the Queen’s family was like, so I made some designs! Outside of whoever’s currently ruling, the princes and princesses aren’t necessarily involved in the government unless they choose to be. Usually they stay outside of politics and are just celebrities. I’m also planning on writing a chapter where Jasmine is a big character in it…

The current reigning queen of the seiki is Dahlia. She’s ruling because she’s the oldest girl in her family. The throne in this kingdom always goes to the oldest female. If something happens to Dahlia and she has no daughters, then Jasmine would be next in line to rule. In the current time, Dahlia has no children and no partner. She’s been in rule since she was rather young, and since before Mae was born. She’s very strict and regal, and can be rather manipulative to get her way (which is how she sent Mae out on her journey). She’s very close with Noble and often spars him in her free time.

Jasmine is the second oldest, and next in line to rule the kingdom. She’s a model, working with fashion designers and is the topic of many magazines. She’s married to another celebrity, a popular jazz musician. She and her husband had a nest of eggs, but it was kidnapped, and the royal guards could only find and return three of them. Dolly really looks up to Jasmine and wants to be able to design for her one day.

Cedar is the only one of his siblings besides Dahlia to stay in government. He’s the chief of economics, and worked his way up in the government from since he was little. He’s quite stern and critical, and doesn’t play around. He takes his job seriously and stays quiet, working to make his kingdom better.

Yarrow is the youngest of his litter. He’s very charismatic and loves to joke around. He’s a cook and a famous food critic, and despite being very amiable, can be quite honest and harsh with his reviews. Beverly looks up to him and dreams of being able to cook for him.