Gizmo

Gnome, manager of the Clever Man's Works until recruited by Amiable to be Operations Director of the Research Institute.

Oathmate: Fold.
Children: Linkage (wants to go to Clerks' College) and Loom (wants to go to University of Illene).
Secretary at the Institute: Purity (a human woman).

Older than most of the other gnomes at the Works, who call him "Uncle Gizmo". Was in prison with Dignified Printer and taught him Dwarvish and mechanical engineering. He was part of the gnome underground, working with the human underground to oppose the worker-unfriendly policies of Realmgold Glorious, and was caught by the Realmgold's Agents.

Sandy hair and beard, starting to go grey.