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“Biana dragged her beanbag closer, placing a hand on Marella's arm. 'This probably isn't much help, but... we're here for you, okay? I know we haven't always done a good job of showing that. But we are.'”

Marella and Biana, Barella, or Miana is the romantic/friendship pairing of Biana Vacker and Marella Redek.

Pairing Names[edit | edit source]

  • Marelliana (Marell/a and B/iana)
  • Bianella (Bian/a and Mar/ella)
  • Mariana (Mar/ella and B/iana)
  • Barella (B/iana and M/arella)
  • Miana (M/arella and B/iana)
  • Biarella (Bia/na and Ma/rella)
  • Mia (M/arella and B/ia/na)
  • Bella (B/iana and Mar/ella)
  • Biella (Bi/ana and Mer/ella)

Moments[edit | edit source]

Book 1: Keeper of the Lost Cities[edit | edit source]

  • Marella calls Biana "Princess PrettyPants".
  • Marella wants the details of Sophie's afternoon at Everglen with Biana.

Book 3: Everblaze[edit | edit source]

  • Marella defends Biana after Stina says abilities aren't as important as the elves make them out to be.

Book 5: Lodestar[edit | edit source]

  • After Dex says Marella cried when he asked her about Caprise, Biana feels guilty for not checking if Marella was okay sooner.
  • Biana decides to fix her friendship with Marella.

Book 6: Nightfall[edit | edit source]

  • They went to both the fake Nightfall and the real one together.
  • "'Why didn't you tell any of us?' Biana asked her. 'I know we don't hang out as much as we used to--' 'Uh, we never hang out,' Marella corrected. 'You all pretty much forgot I existed--until you realized my mom knew something about what happened to Cyrah. Then suddenly we were BFFs again.' 'That wasn't the only reason,' Biana argued."
  • Biana asks Marella if it hurt when she manifested as a Pyrokinetic.
  • Biana is concerned about whether or not she can hold Marella's hand.

Book 7: Flashback[edit | edit source]

  • Biana sympathizes with Marella after she says her mum is having a rough day.
  • Biana tells Marella she is there for her and places a hand on her arm.
  • Marella regains control of her Pyrokinesis after Biana says this (see above).
  • Biana reassures Marella she would help her break into Fintan's prison if she needed it.

Similarities and Differences[edit | edit source]

Similarities[edit | edit source]

  • Both are part of the Black Swan.
  • Both are 15 years old in Level 4 at Foxfire.
  • Both are female elves.
  • Both dislike Stina Heks.
  • They both hate the Neverseen.
  • They both speak the Enlightened Language.
  • They both hold the unpopular opinion that their world is getting messy, yet the elves deny it.

Differences[edit | edit source]

  • Marella has ice blue eyes, while Biana has teal.
  • Marella is a Pyrokinetic, while Biana is a Vanisher.
  • Biana has attended Exillium, while Marella has not.
  • Biana has siblings while Marella does not.
  • Biana lives at Everglen, while Marella lives elsewhere.
  • Marella has blond hair, while Biana is brunette.
  • Biana's family is important and well known, while Marella's isn't.

Main Character Ships

Pairings with Sophie Elizabeth Foster

BianaLinh and BianaLinhDexFitzTamKeefe and FitzJensiKeefeMarellaValin

Pairings with Fitzroy Avery Vacker (a.k.a. Fitz)

DexKeefeLinhSophieMarellaKeefe and Sophie

Pairings with Biana Vacker

SophieDexTamMarellaJensiKeefeLinhLinh and Sophie

Pairings with Dexter Alvin Dizznee (a.k.a Dex)


Pairings with Marella Redek


Pairings with Keefe Sencen

SophieTamMarellaDexBianaFitzLinhSophie and Fitz

Pairings with Tam Song


Pairings with Linh Song

SophieMarellaDexBianaFitzSophie and BianaWylieLinh

Pairings with Wylie Endal


Side Character Ships

Pairings with elves

Alden and AlinaAlden and DellaBrant and JolieElwin and PhysicGrady and EdalineCassius and GiselaOralie and KenricQuinlin and PhysicTiergan and PrenticeTam and Glimmer

Pairings With Other Species

Bo and RoCad and RoLur and MityaSandor and GrizelSilveny and Greyfell

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