Dating profile: Ayla Nightshade
JOB/CAREER: Does arguing with my father count as a career? I certainly spend enough time doing it.
WHAT YOU DO FOR FUN: Fly, when I can. I love flying.
GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: I have a lot of theoretical knowledge in a vast range of subjects, and virtually no practical experience at anything. So I'm either highly accomplished or utterly useless, depending how you look at it.
MOST TREASURED POSSESSION: My brother Myrren. Not that I think I own him, you understand. I just don't care a great deal about objects. Myrren is the only part of my life I'd really miss if it were gone.
IF YOU WERE AN ANIMAL, YOU'D BE: I am an animal, of a kind – at least some of the time. I can take on the form of a winged horse.
FIRST CRUSH: I'd rather not say. It was a terrible misjudgment on my part.
FAVOURITE CHILDHOOD MEMORY: Any occasion when my mother was there. I miss her.
EVER BEEN IN A FIGHT OR PRISON? No. My father won't even let me learn how to defend myself, which is frankly ridiculous.
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF CHILDREN? I try not to. If you had a family situation like mine, you'd understand.
GREATEST FEAR: That this is it. The rest of my life. Forever failing to live up to my father's expectations, and nothing ever changing.
Dating profile: Tomas Caraway
JOB/CAREER: I used to be a member of the Helm in Darkhaven, which meant I was part warrior and part bodyguard, I suppose. Now I'm … sort of in between jobs.
WHAT YOU DO FOR FUN: 'Fun' is a strong word. I spend a fair bit of time in the vicinity of inns.
GREATEST ACCOMPLISHMENT: Being accepted into the Helm. Of course, that also turned out to be my greatest failure, so …
MOST TREASURED POSSESSION: Used to be my sword, but for obvious reasons – namely the lack of functional blade – that's no longer the case. Still, it's not as if I own much else.
IF YOU WERE AN ANIMAL, YOU'D BE: Probably a chicken. Even when its life is over, it's too stupid to give up and die.
FIRST CRUSH: Ayla Nightshade. Of course, that was before I failed her in the worst way possible.
FAVOURITE CHILDHOOD MEMORY: In retrospect, I can't think of anything that wasn't good about my childhood. Of course, I spent most of it dreaming I was somewhere else. Funny how that works.
EVER BEEN IN A FIGHT OR PRISON? Usually both. Depends how the evening goes.
WHAT DO YOU THINK OF CHILDREN? I always planned to have a family. Don't see that happening now, though.
GREATEST FEAR: It's already come true. Now I just have to live with it.
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