Wenric Loudbottle and Leaves-In-Wind

What’s better than creative writing, character creation, and prizes? Why, all three together! Deven Rue, cartographer to the stars, ran a contest in 2018, where she asked people to submit characters to populate Kor’Treum, the world she created. I figured I would submit two characters, because the more the merrier!

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The soldier and the Mote of Fire

Character creation can be a great prompt for creative writing, but it’s rare that the storyteller gets in on the action. Recently, a 7th Sea player needed to reference a very specific folktale. It had to involve an otherworldy being that offers someone a dangerous bargain – specifically, to manipulate fire.

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