"The Companions of the Avatar" is sometimes used to describe just the 8 characters from Ultima IV, but other times is used to describe anyone who is currently joining the Avatar at the time. Spark is not a "Companion of the Avatar" under the first sense, but he is definately a companion of the Avatar by the second. In the future, should we be more careful to link to the appropriate page, such as Party Members in Ultima VII on pages like fairies, or should we expand the concept of "The Companions of the Avatar"? Dungy 15:12, September 19, 2010 (UTC)

I THINK (though I don't have proof right here) that "Companions of the Avatar" has been officially used ONLY to describe the 8 U4 ones. It seems to me that this wiki has started expanding that concept. I would prefer to keep The Companiosns for the original 8, as use "party members" or "possible party members" or the like for the rest of the joinable NPCs.--Sega381 23:50, September 19, 2010 (UTC)