A small dockside orphanage, home to among others, the protagonists Mace and Whip. In addition to housing orphans and being ran by a shark named Grunn, it also produces banders, which the children are required to catch. Volume 1 of Dreamkeepers begins here as well as the start of the Prelude webcomic. Other characters include Paige and Randy. Vi and Bobby begin at the orphanage in Prelude.