She is described as "older than memory," powerful, and mysterious. She operates from the Cloud Spire.
The sphinxes of Old Capenna were never many. Territorial and vain, they competed over public acclaim, fear, and devotion, crafting prophetic forecasts to drive the masses to their temples. As a young sphinx, Raffine could count on half a paw the number of her own kind she knew personally: her mother, who cast her out when she could fly; her rival, whose augury contradicted her own as much as Raffine's did hers; and her lover, whose name and face Raffine can no longer remember.
That changed when they came. Raffine's prophecies - which no one wanted to hear, because they were dark and grim and spoke of a shining metal end - were correct. She alone was raised up, granted demonic investiture by an archdemon, and now in New Capenna's art deco grandeur, Raffine is one of the only sphinxes that remains. Good. She likes it that way. Let her "family" serve her, let them inscribe her dreams in ink as they feed her theirs. Let her prophecy dictate the future of the city. At least this time they might listen when she says another end is coming—she dreams of nothing else . . .
|Title||Author||Publishing date||Set||Setting (plane)||Featuring|
|What You Expect to See||Kaitlyn Zivanovich||2022-03-29||Streets of New Capenna||New Capenna||Kamiz, Queza, Tivit, Raffine, Oskar, Denry Klin, Lagrella|
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- Miguel Lopez (April 28, 2022). "Planeswalker's Guide to Streets of New Capenna". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
- Kaitlyn Zivanovich (March 29, 2022). "What You Expect to See". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
- Doug Beyer, Ari Zirulnik and Grace Fong (April 22, 2021). "The Legends You'll Find in Streets of New Capenna". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
- SEA Exclusive Family Treasure Tokens. Reddit (April 5, 2022).