My childhood was full of animal friends helping the story along, so Hevna has it's fair share too.
Writing a smart man, beyond the four walls of a lecture hall.
Empire and Emperor are hard to separate, and in the case of Hevna, are very much linked.
Sarus has perhaps the most pronounced development of any character I have ever written. He is an idealist, and these are my thoughts on writing him.
My thoughts on writing an Adventurer character, and how my character Anka meets that descriptor.