Not to be confused with Chord.

A saecular artisan living near the Concent of Saunt Edhar; Fraa Erasmas' sib, whose acquaintance he renews at Apert. Later in the book, she enters into a liaison with Yul.

Cord is instrumental in securing the assistance of the Ita, Sammann, when Erasmas and his colleagues are evoked to attend the convox at Tredegarh, and is present for the landing of the Geometer probe at Orithena, which she helps to examine before the site is destroyed by the Pedestal.