Beautiful People, Vol. 17: Drasten Kolsteg from “The Keeper’s Curse”

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Beautiful People is a monthly blog meme hosted by Cait @ Paper Fury and Sky @ Further Up and Further In. Every month they pose 10 questions for writers to answer about their writing and give readers the opportunity to learn more about the writer’s characters.

Drasten’s name might sound familiar if you’ve been following my Beautiful People posts for a while. He was featured in last year’s Siblings Edition with his brother Aurek, and was mentioned quite a bit in Aurek’s character interview this past March. But he hasn’t had a solo post yet; and now that I’m focusing on the supporting characters for my WIP The Keeper’s Curse for this series, this month seems like a good time to give him one.

Some quick facts about Drasten: He’s a 19-year-old Mountain Man, with dark brown eyes, long dirty blond hair, and a short beard. He also shares the title of Lord of the Mountain Folk’s Sumanhi Clan with Aurek, and has joined his brother in a mission to retrieve lost relics that once belonged to their people. (The mission serves as TKC’s external plot.) So, let’s see what kind of dirt we can dig up on Drasten.

(Visit the Beautiful People category page to catch up on past BP posts.)

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Beautiful People, Vol. 3: Siblings Edition

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Beautiful People is a monthly blog meme hosted by Cait @ Paper Fury and Sky @ Further Up and Further In. Every month they pose 10 questions for writers to answer about their writing and give readers the opportunity to learn more about the writer’s characters.

When Sky and Cait announced that this month’s edition was all about siblings, I immediately knew I was going to write about Aurek and his younger brother Drasten. Then again, they’re the only siblings in The Keeper’s Curse, so it was an easy choice. 😉 I hope you enjoy getting to know the Kolsteg brothers a little more!

(Quick reminder: Aurek is the eventual love interest of Eva, the protagonist of The Keeper’s Curse.)

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Beautiful People, Vol. 2: March Edition

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Beautiful People is a monthly blog meme hosted by Cait @ Paper Fury and Sky @ Further Up and Further In. Every month they pose 10 questions for writers to answer about their writing and give readers the opportunity to learn more about the writer’s characters.

I’ve written so much about my WIP’s protagonist Eva in my Chronicling The Craft series that it’s time to shine the spotlight on someone else. So, today’s edition of Beautiful People features Aurek Kolsteg, leader of Eva’s travel party and a Lord of the Mountain Folk from the southern kingdom of Sumanhi (and Eva’s eventual love interest).

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