Lilia Alkaeva (LIH-lee-ya al-KAH-yeh-vah) is a protagonist introduced in Grigory's Gadget. She is a student of literature and history from Lodninsk, Morozhia who embarks with her friends on a journey to start a new life in Mirgorod, Vernulaia. On their way to their new home, their ship is attacked by pirates led by Captain Edmund Sokoll of the Ocean's Legend.
Lilia - cognate of Lily, from the flower which is a symbol of purity
Alkaeva - from the Russian verb alkat "to wish, to be wished"
Lilia is in her early 20s. She has tan skin, brown eyes, and short thick black hair. She occasionally wears glasses.
Lilia's hometown is Lodninsk, Morozhia. She is an orphan. Her father and brother died in an airship crash and her mother died from a plague that swept through the city. In college, she is studying literature and history.