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Character Spotlight [Konner]

Sketch by Julia (my sister)
Konner Strand
age:  20
height:  6'
weight:  180 lbs.
eye color:  grey-blue
hair color:  sandy-blond
home country:  Norska

Strong character.  Confident.  Adventurous.  Reckless.  Arrogant at times, but quick to correct his mistakes. 

Merchant sailor aboard the Lady of Leif.  Serves as a gunner and swordsman against possible raids.

Worst Fear:
Disappointing his captain, who has been the father he never knew.  Being unable to protect Safia.

Personal Quote:
"Take care of her, mikheim.  Her father's enemies are now hers."

Role in Safia:
Konner acts as Safia's big brother.  He's her protector and guardian when her father's not around, and her best friend any other time.  Aboard ship, he works as a gunner and guard against possible ambushes.  (Being a large and wealthy merchant vessel, they are prone to attacks, though the name of his Captain Leifson is known to most folks along the seas and ports in which they harbor.)  He is a master swordsman, and wields twin blades with deft accuracy.

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  1. Hello, Konner, nice to meet'cha! Or should I say Hvedrim? ;D

    Nice sketch, Julia. :)

  2. Tenanke, Lady Risa! Hvedrim (greetings) to you as well!


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