Editors note: Before I begin with the sub, let me give credit where it is due. The idea for this submission came from Cheka Man asking me if I could think of a few characters for his 30 Tavern Wenches. Inspiration struck and I came up with two decent ones. This is one of them. So thank you Cheka for re-starting my imagination :)
Hurrying along the dark path, hood drawn close around her face, she dragged her brother behind her. Telling him to keep moving. The lights of the town they had been forced to vacate already dimming behind them.
With a petite frame, standing at a little over 5'4". Alexandra stands out, and she makes every effort to put her good looks and allure to use. Her hair is a flowing river of blonde, slightly wavy and scented with rose water.
Her eyes are her most beautiful feature, if one can stop staring at her ample cleavage for long enough, a thing she know will distract them. When playing her lute she makes sure to jiggle about a bit, knowing that this will further excite the patrons and distract them for those precious few seconds.
When working she intentionally dresses up a little, a tight corset, a short skirt made of leather, and a pair of snug fur boots.
Her everyday/travel attire is simpler and somewhat more modest. Warm leggings, a pale green tunic and a pair of well worn, yet sturdy boots. She also owns a dark green, slightly grubby cloak which she will only wear when she travels.
Her parents rejoiced when their first child and daughter was born, on the eve of Wlastem Njar. A very small baby, the village midwife was sure she wouldn't survive the harsh winter they had all been forced to endure thus far. Luckily the little girl made it, thanks to much care, love and prayer, and perhaps the eve of her birth.
A mischievous girl as a child with a gift for languages, something her mother was very proud of and did everything she could to support her daughters passion.
As a teenager things were