Danilo-Felix Kennard Syrtis-Ardais
Vital statistics
Sex Male
Laran Ardais Gift (catalyst telepathy)
Father Felix Syrtis
Mother Melora Castamir
Siblings Rafael-Felix Syrtis (paternal half-brother)
Family Syrtis
Occupation Paxman to Regis Hastur, for a time Regent of the Ardais Domain
Novels The Heritage of Hastur, Sharra's Exile, The World Wreckers, The Hastur Lord, Exile's Song, Traitor's Sun, The Alton Gift, The Children of Kings

As a young boy Danilo Syrtis-Ardais discovered he possessed laran, he was a rare catalyst telepath.  Because of this he was kidnapped to be used in the Sharra Matrix rising.

Danilo served in the cadets with Regis Hastur and unknowingly awaked Regis's laran.  They became close friends and Danilo swore to be Regis's paxman and served him till his death in that capacity.  The Syrtis family served the Hasturs for many generations, Danilo's grandfather, Dom Felix, was the hawkmaster at Comyn Castle in Thendara and Danilo's father, Raphael, served and died protecting Regis's father.

Danilo also was the appointed Regent of Ardais by Dyan Ardais.

Danilo was Regis Hasturs paxman(on Darkover they help and protect who they serve) until Regis death. Now he helps Mikhal and Domenic and looks for unknown people with laran.