Melissa Zosimus was a noblewoman from Tyre. By her husband Gavin Zosimus she mothered William and the future queen Laura Stirling.


Gavin and Melissa in the forest after his return to Tyre.

During the War of Succession, her husband sided with Claudius Stirling. Angry at this betrayal, Aldous sacked the Zosimus' home and took the family captive after Gavin's death.

Melissa was separated from her children shortly after. According to legend, Aldous gave her to his soldiers to do with as they pleased. Her fate is unknown, although it is presumed that she was killed not long after her disappearance.


After bidding goodbye, Melissa and Gavin's final kiss is interrupted by a messenger.