Sillia Cerano is the owner and manager of a touring circus.
Valan Luca is annoyed when he finds out that Sillia has set up her circus at Samara before he did. He also learns that she has clowns at her circus. Her good fortune does not last long however. When Masema Dagar, self-proclaimed Prophet of the Lord Dragon, has Sillia flogged and Chin Akima beheaded for not leaving Samara fast enough to suit him. In the ensuing chaos, Valan Luca hires the Murasaka sisters away from Sillia's show.