Curse of the Crimson Throne
A blue goatee, big round eyes--one hazel, one pale blue--adorn a round, inquisitive face
The production manager for the Marbledome opera house, the gnome operates the lights and has a hand in developing the practical effects for each production.
Zandu encountered him up in the scaffolding over the stage, where he was directing lighting for an opera in production. After the gnome rushed off to put out the fire the sorcerer had inadvertently started, Zandu took over for him and performed admirably enough that the gnome offered to take him on part time as an effects technician.