I’m still working on building all my writing characters in Aion (and not actually playing Aion). I’ve gone beyond the World Spectrum and created many from my other works, but since you guys won’t be familiar with them, there’s little point in posting them.
Yesterday, though, I went back and made two more World Spectrum characters. You see, the act of world-building never really stops. I’ve already got plans for how Barria evolves in the years following Human Again. I don’t know if I’ll ever make use of any of these plans, but it’s nice to know they exist.
So I now present to you the next generation of the World Spectrum — two children of the previous cast members, already all grown up. In the (very) tentative fourth book idea I have, these are slated to be the main characters.
WARNING: This post will contain significant spoilers for Rage of the Old Gods and Children of the Gods and very minor (very minor) spoilers for Living for the Future and Human Again.
Spoiler free zone.
I once held a boa constrictor. It was really cool.
I like carob. There, I said it.
Let’s get to it.
Abiri Tor Lannis:Named for her aunt, Abiri is the beloved daughter of Yarnig Tor Lannis and Natoma. I made this image based on the idea of her being around eighteen or nineteen.
She’s a very cheerful and pleasant girl, an idealist and adherent to Aya’s humanist teachings. She has a minor magical talent and uses it to follow in her father’s footsteps, making sculptures and carvings of incredible beauty and subtlety.
Hilda Tor Kellis:
A Reborn orphan formerly of the labourer cast, Hilda encountered Eranna Tor Kellis by chance, and the empress took pity on her and adopted her, raising Hilda as her own daughter and even going so far as to name her the heir of the Tor Kellis house. I made this image based on imagining her around twenty-three or twenty-four years old.
Needless to say, the idea of a Reborn potentially taking the throne of Tor Som caused a bit of a stir among Tor nobility. Having them to help rebuild your country is one thing, but bending a knee to a former Arcanid slave is another matter entirely. Ever since, there has been a fair bit of debate over whether Hilda should be considered the true heir to the throne, or Abiri.
Hilda may not be Eranna’s blood, but she is her daughter in spirit: a dour, serious woman who rarely smiles and is prone to brooding contemplation. Unlike most Reborn, who are free-spirited and contented, the dark legacy of the Arcanids hangs heavy over Hilda’s head.
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Hmm, I wonder if enough people read The Wounding for it to be worth making an Enora?