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Persona Profile: Corowal

Writer: Paula

Name: Corowal
Age: 52
Birthday: m3 d15
Rank: Lord Holder
Location: Emerald Falls Hold

Awards
Crayon Awards: Favorite Male Persona (March 2013)
Crayon Awards: Favorite Villain(ess) (June 2009)
Crayon Awards: Favorite Villain(ess) (August 2008)
Crayon Awards: Favorite Villain(ess) (February 2008)

Physical Description of Persona:
Corowal is man of average height and normal body built. His brown hair is almost auburn and eyes are brown with some green flecks. He has an aquiline nose, firm jaw and mouth, bronze tanned skin and pleasant, open face. The lining on his face and first touches of grey in his hair tells heís not a young man anymore. Vigour and joy of living radiates from him.

Emotional Description of Persona:
Corowal is light-hearted man with good sense of humour (it tends to lean towards practical jokes). Most people who meet him canít but like him. He has good social Ė and diplomatic skills. He gives the impression of being honest and fair. Corowal considers himself a brave man and he hates being bullied or when people try to intimidate him. He sometimes resorts to sheer bravado. Corowal is also voracious reader and enjoys mental challenges and good discussions. Raised in port hold, heís view of the world is more liberal. To Corowal morals had always been more a guideline than a rule. Heís smart enough to be discreet and not offend anyone. He has his hidden depths and dark secrets.

History of Persona:
Corowal was the only child of Corovan and Walrea. Corovan was Lord Darielís youngest son and Ziadrielís brother. He married a woman his father didnít approve. She was too low born. Walrea didnít feel very welcome in Emerald Falls, she was generally shunned and forgotten. When Plague killed Corovan, she took her two turns old son and moved to her native hold, Coral Bay. Corowal had very little contact with his kin in Emerald Falls after that.
Corowalís childhood in Coral Bay was rather normal one. His mother re-married and he got a bunch of half-siblings. His best friend was Zandan, a guardís son. Together they were a mischievous pair of ruffians and always in trouble for their pranks.
Corowal became assistant steward almost by accident, when the Coralís Bayís steward noticed him.
His career progressed slowly but surely. He was already 36 when he finally married. Ofelia was Coral Bayís Lord Holderís grand-niece, already 25 and considered spinster. She was unmarried because she is badly nearsighted and wears eye-glasses and is plain looking. But in Ofelia, Corowal found a partner he had been looking for, woman who could have meaningful conversations with and who beat him in the chess game. It didnít take long after their wedding when Ofelia told she was pregnant. She gave birth to Corofel. Two turns later Ofewal was born. He was born five sevendays too early and suffers from lung-problems caused by the premature birth. After Ofewal Ofelia had a miscarriage before Corolia, their daughter was born. She was later followed by another son.
Walrea started to urge Corowal to seek the position as a steward of Emerald Falls Hold, after she learned the job was vacant. Corowal was more than little surprised when his cousin he didnít even know, accepted him to the position. So, he set out to Emerald Falls, his wife, again pregnant and children joining him later.
Ofelia died during the birth of their daughter Wallia on month 13, day 24 of Turn 3.
Corowal became Lord of the Emerald Falls and later married Lady Felyna.

Family and Friends
Corofel, 15, Hold Resident, Amber Hills Hold (son)
L'cor, 20, Wingrider, Hurricane Wing, Dolphin Cove Weyr (son (illegitame))
Erilite, 23, Holdless, Emerald Falls Hold (daughter (illegitimate))
Felyna, 28, Lady Holder, Emerald Falls Hold (wife)
Walrea, 73, Hold resident, CBH (Mother)
Ofelia, 41, Deceased (Wife)
Ofewal, 13, Hold resident (son)
Corolia, 10, Hold resident (daughter)
Felcoron, 7, Hold resident (son)
Wallia, 4, Hold Resident (daughter)

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Last updated: September 23rd 2016


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