, in the novel Hexwood
are five beings who control our galaxy. They are the heads of the [House of Balance]?
, which is one of a number of Houses, and live on a planet near the centre of the galaxy known as the Homeworld?
. They have, to some extent, magical or supernatural powers, but appear human.
The Reigners are referred to by the numbers one to five, although Reigner One has a name and the rest presumably do as well.