Character Interview: Pellan Shyle

Pellan is from the first book of the Dark War Trilogy, The Last Assassin, and he likes to cause me issues in writing. But he’s still a really interesting character, and I find him to have one of the two coolest outlooks on life I’ve written. Enjoy. :)


Pellan: *comes in and takes a seat, shaking the interviewer’s hand* Good morning.

Interviewer: Good morning. How are you?

Pellan: I’m doing well. How are you?

Interviewer: I’m doing very well. Shall we get started?

Pellan: Let’s.

Interviewer: What is your name?

Pellan: Pellan Shyle.

Interviewer: How old are you?

Pellan: Twenty-two.

Interviewer: Do you have any siblings?

Pellan: No.

Interviewer: What is your job?

Pellan: I’m an Kaloran ambassador.

Interviewer: Are you an introvert or an extrovert?

Pellan: An extrovert, though many wouldn’t guess it.

Interviewer: What is your favorite food?

Pellan: Apricots.

Interviewer: What is your favorite color?

Pellan: Pale orange.

Interviewer: Why?

Pellan: It’s the color of apricots.

Interviewer: What is your favorite book?

Pellan: Xandolar’s Journals.

Interviewer: What is your favorite animal?

Pellan: Limul.

Interviewer: I’m not sure I’ve heard of those. What are they?

Pellan: They’re like giant gold lizards with long, knobby limbs, long snouts, and leathery wings. I like them because most people don’t know much about them. *half-smirks*

Interviewer: Is there a job you’d rather have than the one you have now?

Pellan: Not particularly. I like what I do. *smiles*

Interviewer: What are your hobbies?

Pellan: Studying plants and reading.

Interviewer: What traits do you look for in a potential wife?

Pellan: Someone smart, beautiful, and attentive.

Interviewer: Which of these is the most important to you, kindness, intelligence, or bravery?

Pellan: Intelligence.

Interviewer: And honesty or selflessness?

Pellan: Honesty.

Interviewer: What is something you can never leave the house without?

Pellan: My journal. I like to make note of things I notice through the day.

Interviewer: *nods* That’s the last question. Thank you for your time.

Pellan: You’re welcome. *shakes the interviewer’s hand before leaving*

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