"Anyone can be a hero, even if their mom says they can't."
Lily is in her second year as tenderpaw, after her adoptive mother Sable refused to promote her. She is especially notable among the Mouse Guard for being the only mouse who is friends with a weasel noble. With Marx's shield in hand, her pet spider Stencil at her side, and her new mentor Zeke leading the way, Lily is more determined than ever to prove herself.
"Take action, against all odds."
Lily spent 1148 in the South, West, and Weasel Patrols. She is played by Eliza.
"Everyone can achieve bigger and better things, if they really believe!"
Tander is a newly promoted Guardmouse, and picked up a shiny new short sword to match his fencing blade. Having survived several intense combat situations in 1148, he is confident in who he is and what he's capable of. A skilled boatcrafter, carpenter, and swordsmouse, Tander is prepared to make his mark on the territories wherever he goes.
"I do everything with style!"
Tander spent 1148 in the North, East, and Moose Patrols. He is played by Drakkel.
"Mousekind can only prosper when its enemies are destroyed."
Isolde is a skilled science mouse and patrol guard, reliable but plagued with anxiety. But behind the scenes, she is working for the Spear, a secret organization determined to remove all weasels from the mouse Territories. Isolde hides a tempered anger that gives her the strength she needs to get the job done.
"Understand that merely beginning a conventional fight is already a failure."
Isolde spent 1148 in the South, West, and Moose Patrols. She is played by Poor Weather.
"There is always a peaceful solution."
Sable is an experienced patrol guard, but she has a few regrets. Her last patrol in 1148 went poorly, and Marx's death weighs heavily upon her. Sable is haunted and unsteady, but more than ever she knows what she has to protect, and refuses to let any more patrolmates come to harm.
"I will always put myself between my patrolmates and danger."
Sable spent 1148 in the South, West, and Weasel Patrols. She is played by Arden.
"Friendship is more important than fear."
Years ago, Zeke was cursed by an owl, and it continues to haunt him to this day. But in 1148, he found something stronger than a curse: trust, companionship, and teamwork. Taking over as Lily's mentor from Sable, Zeke is preparing her for anything that might happen.
"I must not let it happen again."
Zeke spent 1148 in the South, West, and Moose Patrols. He is played by Devious Vacuum.
"The sweat we pour now prevents blood spilled later."
Francisca is in her 18th year in the Guard, and her second as a Patrol Leader. 1148 saw her raise a skilled tenderpaw to graduation and find a lead on the mythical Black Axe. With her new axe forged in cooperation with her previous tenderpaw Tander, Francisca is ready to charge into danger and conquer the foes of the Mouse Guard, like she always has.
"Legends are the stars that guide my path."
Francisca spent 1148 in the North, East, and Moose Patrols. She is played by Riley.
"The children are the future."
Captain Ivy Waxwort, affectionately nicknamed Granny, has un-retired into active duty this year. She was the head apiarist of Lockhaven for over 20 years, and brings her bees with her on patrol. A gambler, a beekeeper, a Guard Captain, a wax-worker, a hunter, and a witch, Granny is many things and not to be underestimated.
"I never leave things up to fate."
Granny did not appear in 1148. She is played by Gnome.