Tag Archive: The Last Assassin

Character Interview: Charette Audrian

Charette is an Elf from Shae-Nir, Kaloris, but she lives in the capital of the country, Cron Hatal, because she doesn’t care much for Shae-Nir’s values and she much prefers the company of humans with less of a moral code. The phrase “femme fatale” fits her rather well.

Charette: *takes a seat and elegantly crosses her legs* Hello.

Interviewer: Hello. How are you today?

Charette: Fine. How are you?

Interviewer: I’m fine. Shall we get started?

Charette: *nods once*

Interviewer: What is your name?

Charette: Charette Russe Audrian.

Interviewer: How old are you?

Charette: Twenty-five.

Interviewer: Do you have any siblings?

Charette: Not anymore. I left my family behind.

Interviewer: You care about them that little?

Charette: *shrugs* They believe the same things as all the other Elves. They’re narrow-minded and I was stifled with them. They never understood me, I never understood them, so it wasn’t too hard to leave. *she glances at the floor for a moment, then back at him* May we return to the script?

Interviewer: *nods* What’s your job?

Charette: Whatever circumstances require. Most people call me a spy. I say I’m more of a shapeshifter.

Interviewer: Are you an introvert or an extrovert?

Charette: *smirks a bit* Like I said, I’m a shapeshifter.

Interviewer: What is your favorite food?

Charette: Chocolate.

Interviewer: Favorite color?

Charette: True blue.

Interviewer: What is your favorite book?

Charette: Ildren and Miara.

Interviewer: What is your favorite animal?

Charette: Cats.

Interviewer: What are your hobbies?

Charette: Singing. Other than that, I like to mingle with the crowds and observe.

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

Charette: Intelligence.

Interviewer: And honesty or selflessness?

Charette: Honesty.

Interviewer: As a shapeshifter, couldn’t people consider you dishonest?

Charette: *smirks* Many do. You asked me which one I considered more important, not whether or not I truly value them.

Interviewer: I suppose that’s true. What do you value, then?

Charette: Intelligence and cunning.

Interviewer: Is there something you can never leave the house without?

Charette: A tube of lipstick. *she wears a slight smirk*

Interviewer:  That was the last question. Thank you for your time.

Charette: Of course. *she’s still faintly smirking as she glides out*

Character Interview: Trax Shard

Trax Shard is a tracker from The Last Assassin. There’s not much more to say in the intro, so let’s just get into the interview.

Trax: *heads into the interview room and sits down, a cocky grin on his face* Hello.

Interviewer: Hello. How are you today?

Trax: Doing all right. How are you?

Interviewer: I’m fine. Shall we get started?

Trax: Go ahead.

Interviewer: What is your name?

Trax: Tersen Shard, but everyone calls me Trax.

Interviewer: How old are you?

Trax: Twenty-one.

Interviewer: Do you have any siblings?

Trax: No.

Interviewer: What’s your job?

Trax: I’m one of the most skilled trackers in Taur’Tahl. I was trained by Torin Outlander, our very finest.

Interviewer: Are you an introvert or an extrovert?

Trax: *grins* What do you think?

Interviewer: What is your favorite food?

Trax: Bear meat.

Interviewer: Favorite color?

Trax: Stone grey.

Interviewer: What is your favorite book?

Trax: I don’t read.

Interviewer: What is your favorite animal?

Trax: Bear.

Interviewer: What are your hobbies?

Trax: Having contests.

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

Trax: Bravery.

Interviewer: And honesty or selflessness?

Trax: Honesty.

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

Trax: A long knife.

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

Trax: Certainly. *heads out*

Character Interview: Orsa Lars

Orsa is the sweet old lady of The Last Assassin… And also a suspect for murder. I love keeping my audience on their toes with her, because I love her and I love the possibilities with her.

Orsa: *comes in and gracefully takes a seat* Hello.

Interviewer: Hello. How are you today?

Orsa: I’m doing well. How are you?

Interviewer: I’m fine. A bit tired. Shall we begin?

Orsa: *nods once* Of course.

Interviewer: What is your name?

Orsa: Orsa Anise Lars.

Interviewer: How old are you?

Orsa: Fifty-three.

Interviewer: Do you have any siblings?

Orsa: I had an older brother, Aren. He died a couple of years ago.

Interviewer: I’m so sorry. What happened?

Orsa: His heart failed.

Interviewer: I’m sorry to hear that.

Orsa: *nods, looking pained at the memory, but composed*

Interviewer: *waits a moment* Do you mind if we go on?

Orsa: Not at all. *smiles a bit*

Interviewer: *nods* What is your job?

Orsa: I’m the high steward of Kaloris.

Interviewer: And what does a high steward do, exactly?

Orsa: I’m the king’s most trusted advisor, and when he’s gone I’m in charge of things.

Interviewer: It sounds like a weighty job.

Orsa: It is, but I’ve been at it for quite a few years.

Interviewer: I’m sure you do an excellent job of it. Next question, are you an introvert or extrovert?

Orsa: I think I’m right on the line between the two.

Interviewer: Do you know which one you lean toward?

Orsa: Probably introvert. I tend to be rather reserved, observant, and analytical before I know someone.

Interviewer: What is your favorite food?

Orsa: Lamb.

Interviewer: Favorite color?

Orsa: Maroon.

Interviewer: What is your favorite book?

Orsa: The Adventures of Florencine Lily. It’s one I’ve enjoyed since I was a girl, and it’s what got me into herbs and spices.

Interviewer: So you enjoy those?

Orsa: *nods* I’m the leading specialist of herbs, spices, poisons, and remedies in the Kaloran court.

Interviewer: Interesting. What is your favorite animal?

Orsa: I don’t have one.

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

Orsa: *shakes head* No. I’m happy where I am. If I were to get another job, though, it would be as a healer.

Interviewer: What are your hobbies, aside from herbal things?

Orsa: Singing, playing flute, and reading.

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

Orsa: Intelligence, with the bravery to use it well.

Interviewer: And honesty or selflessness.

Orsa: In a way you sometimes have to be selfless to be honest. Sometimes being honest would bring down someone’s opinion of you, and you have to lay aside your pride to be honest.

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

Orsa: My herb bags. You never know when you might need them.

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

Orsa: You’re very welcome. *leaves*

Character Interview: Tren Devlen

Tren is a secondary character in The Last Assassin, and the prince of Kaloris. He and Catessa become friends fairly early on in the book, and he introduces her to what turns out to be her favorite book. I hope you enjoy his interview.

 

Tren: *takes a seat across from the interviewer, looking rather tired* Hello.

Interviewer: Hello. How are you today?

Tren: I’m fine.

Interviewer: Well, let’s get started with this interview, shall we?

Tren: *nods*

Interviewer: What is your name?

Tren: Tren Devlen.

Interviewer: How old are you?

Tren: Nineteen.

Interviewer: Do you have any siblings?

Tren: A sister, Valea.

Interviewer: What is your job?

Tren: I’m the prince of Kaloris.

Interviewer: Are you an introvert or extrovert?

Tren: An introvert.

Interviewer: What is your favorite food?

Tren: I like apple pastries.

Interviewer: What is your favorite color and why?

Tren: Purple. It’s the color of the Kaloris national flag and my family crest.

Interviewer: What is your favorite book?

Tren: Paladins and Sages.

Interviewer: What is your favorite animal and why?

Tren: I like horses. They’re powerful, useful, beautiful.

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

Tren: I might like to be a historian.

Interviewer: What are your hobbies?

Tren: Reading.

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

Tren: Someone strong, loyal, patient, and a reader.

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

Tren: Intelligence. The other two are useless if you don’t have intelligence to guide their use.

Interviewer: And honesty or selflessness?

Tren: Honesty.

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

Tren: A book.

Interviewer: That’s the last question. Thank you very much for your time.

Tren: *nods and leaves*

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