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Elisha Harshwin – Female Dark Elf Wizard

STR 13 INT 19 WIS 13 DEX 11 CON 5 CHA 8

Born in Pasht (Grabisco Kingdom)


Elisha was born in the city of Pasht. She was a happy child, and her carefree attitude was infectious. Her parents were wealthy merchants, and they loved their daughter dearly. It didn’t take long for Elisha to realize she had a gift for magic. Her parents were thrilled, and they hired the best tutors money could buy.

Elisha excelled at her studies, and her parents were overjoyed. It didn’t take long for Elisha to decide she wanted to see the world. She ran away from home and ventured out into the world. She’s traveled to many different kingdoms, learning all she can about magic.


Elisha is a free spirit. She has a tendency to speak before she thinks, and she’s not afraid to tell it like it is. She’s a good friend and a great ally.


Elisha has long brown hair and bright green eyes. She has a petite build and is quite attractive. She wears a green dress and carries a staff.

Start of Character:

Elisha has decided to travel through the kingdom of Grabisco, intent on seeing all there is to see.

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Egean – Male Wood Elf Wizard

STR 7 INT 18 WIS 7 DEX 15 CON 11 CHA 12

Born in Yatla (Grabisco Kingdom)


(Egean was born in a small village called Yatla, in the Kingdom of Grabisco. As a child, Egean was always looking for a good time and a way to make a few coins. He was always getting into mischief and causing trouble wherever he went. One day, after running away from home, he met a wizard. The wizard took him under his wing and taught him everything he knew. As Egean grew older, he became a wizard himself. He decided to set out on his own and find his fortune in Grabisco.


Egean is a free spirit and is always looking for a good time. He is a flirt and is always trying to pick up girls at the local taverns. He is a very friendly and outgoing person and he loves to make friends.


Egean has short brown hair and green eyes. He dresses in brown and green clothes that match his Wood Elf heritage. He is a very agile and strong fighter and he is always looking for a good fight.

Start of Character:

Egean has decided to adventure throughout the Kingdom of Grabisco and beyond, in search of a good time and a way to make a few coins.

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Zantar – Male Human Wizard

STR 12 INT 11 WIS 12 DEX 13 CON 10 CHA 16

Born in Juntz Jahnz (Juntz Village) (Grabisco Kingdom)


Zantar is the son of a woodcutter who was the leader of a small village. He grew up knowing that he will one day take over his father’s business. Zantar was a well-respected person in the small community because he was well liked. He was always helpful, and he was kind to everyone.

One day, a group of people from the city of Juntz arrived in the village and started to take a liking to Zantar. They offered to make him a member of their group, but he refused saying that he would like to remain a woodcutter. On that fateful day, a group of evil people attacked Zantar’s village and killed everyone.

Zantar was able to escape, but he was injured and lost. He wandered the land for a while until he ran into a priest of the light. The priest took him in and gave him food and shelter. Over time, he taught Zantar how to use magic. Zantar was very grateful, and he vowed to use his new found powers to help people.


Zantar is very kind and caring. He is very polite, and he always tries to help people whenever he can. He is very kind to children. He is always eager to help people, but he is cautious and often thinks before he acts. He has a great sense of humor, and he is always willing to make jokes.


Zantar is about 5 feet tall. He is muscular and has short, brown hair. He has blue eyes and a very fair complexion. He has a very friendly, but serious expression on his face.

Start of Character:

Zantar is currently traveling the land of Grabisco, helping the people wherever he can.

Fae – Female Human Wizard

STR 13 INT 16 WIS 13 DEX 14 CON 7 CHA 19

Born in Lutea Happiness (Grabisco Kingdom)


Fae grew up in an orphanage near the Kingdom of Grabisco. She never knew her family, but she was surrounded by a lot of love and support. She was a very happy child, full of energy and cheer. She became a well-known member of the community, and she was always ready to lend a helping hand. She dreamed of adventure, however, and she decided to go on a quest to find her origins. She was never heard from again.


Fae is a happy, adventurous person who loves to help people. She’s very outgoing and friendly, but she can be a bit of a gossip at times. She is a very devoted friend and always tries to do the right thing.


Fae has long brown hair that she wears in a ponytail. She has a very pretty face with a smile that lights up a room. She’s a very capable warrior and has a good sense of style.

Start of Character:

Fae has decided to adventure throughout the Kingdom of Grabisco and beyond, intent on finding her origins and helping people along the way.

Tarlina – Female Half-Ogre Wizard

STR 19 INT 17 WIS 16 DEX 12 CON 17 CHA 6

Born in Yondor’ (Grabisco Kingdom)


Tarlina is the only child of her ogre father and human mother. Her father was a respected warrior and a member of the Grabisco Royal Guard. Tarlina became an accomplished wizard, becoming the first half-ogre to do so.

After the death of her mother, Tarlina became a member of the Grabisco Royal Guard, serving as an advisor and a bodyguard to Princess Elsia. She is very loyal to the princess, and she would die to protect her.


Tarlina is always polite and kind, even when she is alone. She is very quiet and doesn’t speak unless she has something important to say.


Tarlina is very tall, standing just under eight feet. She weighs almost five hundred pounds. She has light brown skin, with small, dark brown spots covering her body. Her face is very human-like, but her ears are very small and pointy.

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Her hair is very long, hanging down to her shoulders. She wears a blue robe, which is embroidered with gold thread and decorated with gold trim. She wears a belt around her waist, and she carries a staff with her at all times.

Start of Character:

Tarlina has been tasked by the princess to travel throughout the Grabisco Kingdom, learning more about the people, the history, and the politics of Grabisco. She is very surprised to see how different people are from one another and how much she has learned about the people of Grabisco in such a short time.

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