Wednesday, December 26, 2007

Thirteen Characters -- TT #3

Thirteen Characters in Forging a Legend
in no particular order

  1. The god's god - a mysterious entity who sets into motion a game among the gods.
  2. Abriel - Divorced woman of antiquity who seems to be the perfect candidate for the divine contest. Has a stature of heroic proportions, but might have become an artist if she had not been challenged to become a warrior.
  3. Verit - Abriel's patron deity. He is determined to make Abriel a winner in the divine contest -- the forger of the legend, so to speak.
  4. Illian - Abriel's former husband. He gets tangled up in the contest as well.
  5. Danor - The man Abriel loves. He wants nothing to do with any of the gods, and his and Abriel's religious differences provides some major conflict.
  6. Naria - Abriel's first sword mentor. A cranky thirtysomething spinster with secret desires in her heart.
  7. Rendell - Abriel's protogee, a young boy of about eighteen.
  8. Leordis - The current favorite as winner in the divine contest. Self-made king of Hull. A combination of Alexander the Great, Hercules and Adonis. Larger-than-life. Seems unbeatable.
  9. Thesk - A god with a fanatical following who takes an interest in Abriel.
  10. Ysande - Abriel's closest friend. She has an unusual skin condition.
  11. Loqui - Abriel's second sword mentor.
  12. Yevin - A man who comes into Abriel's life and makes an unexpected impact.
  13. Eddis - A cringing priest of Thesk who will do anything for him - or so Thesk thinks.


10 comments:

  1. Hey! Stop leaving comments on my blog while I'm reading yours! *grin*

    I'm intrigued by all this. How close are you to submitting it?

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  2. I was just over at Jolie's blog, saying how I got 32 rejections on it last year (including a few at the end of 2006). I did some major rework and hope to have it ready to send to a local writing contest by the end of Jan. And of course, back to agents!

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  3. Best of luck with the submissions in 2008!

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  4. Good luck with the writing. Happy TT.

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  5. Cool. I would never have that good of an imagination.

    Thanks for stopping by my TT!

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  6. Great names! I really struggle naming people. It seems like such a BIG task. Then once they have a name, I struggle changing them. Good for you! It's exciting to see your journey!

    Happy TT!

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  7. I'm glad you like them! I'm especially proud of "Leordis". I just love that name, and I'm wild about the character.

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  8. "Leordis" gets across the Greek hero/amazing physique idea very well. Is he single? ;)

    You've inspired me and I think I'll post thirteen of my characters on my blog sometime soon (even though it's no longer Thursday). But now I'm hoping I have as many as thirteen!

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  9. He's sort of single -- he has concubines!!!

    I'll look for that post, Raven!

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