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Sevalda Ginti was one of the most renowned Matis botanists of the 25th century. She was the disciple of Lenardi Bravichi. When the Karavan placed the big trepans in the Grove of Confusion, she left Yrkanis' greenhouse to go and work deep in the jungle. She has done a lot of research and perfected armour crafting thanks to her discoveries of new resins . She disappeared in mysterious circumstances.
It's speculated that the Ancient Dryads are responsible for the mysterious disappearance of Sevalda Ginti.