Paladin Exile from the Northern Wasteland
Lyran hails from the eastern northern kingdom, the 3rd daughter of local noble she was sent to the Paladin Order of the North, the order safeguards foreign travelers in the north, mainly from wild beasts, bandits the blight and other dangers. Most towns in the north are underground and farming is largely done in underground caverns due to the hostile environment on the surface.
The Eastern and Western kingdoms have been at a state of hostility for generations, the west generally aligning towards evil, and the east towards good.
After king Harold of the western kingdom ruled for 8 years the Western Kingdom was at such a state of evil that the nominally neutral Order of the North aligned with the eastern kingdom to assassinate king Harold; afterwards as part of a appeasement/deescalation of hostilities those taking part in the strike including Lyran were exiled from the north. boarding the first ship available from the only remaining open port in the north she ended up near where the party began.