Eco is a wandering bard and scholar and is also a main protagonist. He sings people's songs and records history while at the same time teaches. He wishes to sing Belca's song which is all the reason why he follows Belca and helps him. He was first introduced when he saved Belca after he is pushed off a cliff by Lagen and is seriously wounded. Eco tended to Belca's wounds and fed him and hid him from the district soldiers. When Belca ran away in an attempt to reenter the castle and Sana, he helps him from being caught by soldiers and cross-dresses along with Belca. Eco knows a lot of people and has a lot of friends scattered about. He was captured by his old friend Dietrich who back stabbed him but escaped later with the help of an old maid by the name of Anette. His past is unknown but it seems that he has some connection to the Lagen family.