I read an article on the Atlantica front page about the Puppeteer Rin. I found one part very interesting:
Rin can be recruited during the Bunraku Festival event, June 27, 2012 through July 26, 2012.
I have not played games where the recruitment of a unit (mercenary in this case) is dependent on real world time. Is there a list of the various known mercs in Atlantica with
- times of the year that they can be hired
- cost or other requirements to hire
- difficulty to acquire for a new or beginning character