Samandahl, call "Sam" most of the time, was a solider in human's losing war against the Saurians. The 400 year was at a stalemate at the beginning of the his main series, Sigil.
Powers & Abilities
Sam's sigil appeared on his chest and has both gold and red color, indicating that he was once of the first gifted with a sigil.
Sam's sigil gives him the power to transmute matter into what he wishes,to teleport and some energy manipulation power. He appeared to have retained his sigil at the end of Crossgen's story but this may be changed latter.
Due to Sam's brash and violent manner he has so far not gotten along with most other sigil-bearers and First such as Sophie and Trenin but was able to befriend Brath.