Tuesday, April 30, 2013

April A to Z Characters: Z

Z is for Zephros.

Zephros is a seed wizard from Solitude, a short story published in Tales of the Talisman. He must work the magic that the twenty-five wizards before him were unable to work. He is, as you will know if you read the story, is totally fitting character to end this month of alphabet fun with.

The lives of thousands depend on him doing what others before him were unable to do. Being a savior is a lonely endeavor and he must use all his wits to solve the problem his predecessors have had with the spell or the remnants of humanity will sleep forever.

No one wants a nap that long.

Likes: Fresh air, success, conversations with the food replicator.

Dislikes: Failure, being alone, endless meals of fortified oatmeal.

Thank you to everyone who shared this challenging month with me. It's been a fun ride through characters past and present.

Spending a little time with all of them has got my percolator working hard on fixing stories I haven't giving much thought to since setting them aside. Now if only my cloning machine worked I'd have time work on them all at once.


  1. Did the 25 wizards before him have names beginning with A-Y, by any chance? :)

    It's been fun reading your posts. You certainly have a lot of irons in the fire in terms of characters - I'd happily read a book featuring any of them!

    1. Ding ding, we have a winner. :)

      Thanks for all your visits this month. I hope you'll continue to stop by from time to time.

  2. If you get that cloning machine up and running, can I have a go too?

    Well done getting through the A-Z. It's been great getting to know your characters.

  3. yes Jean forever is a mighty long time to sleep - the challenge seems to have gone on forever so it's nice its over - thanks of all your visits - do keep stopping by now and again :)


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