I've named my villain!
So, here's my basic characters, in order of importance:
Name: Kyenna Sarrel
Physical Traits: maroon brown hair, long in a braid, sea-foam green eyes, slender but not a stick, 5'4", muscled but not obviously, smallish feet, oval face, soft chin and cheekbones, pretty not beautiful, light freckles, tan skin
Personality quirks: speaks her mind, dancing feet, bites her lip, likes to keep moving,
Background: her parents are both honored soldiers, she is of noble birth but her lifestyle doesn't speak of it, when at home she has private teachers and wears dresses,
Dialect: she speaks with authority and correct speech, though she doesn't always realize it. In certain crowds she slips into slang, often caught using "dregs."
What power does she have? language
What virtue will she embody? Unconditional love
What character trait does the hero demonstrate that might seem negative? Impulsivity and bluntness.
What undeserved misfortune has the hero suffered? Her brother was stolen from her.
How will the setting of the story affect the hero? She will have to rise to the challenges that attempt to bring her down every step of the way.
Name: Kyerin Sarrel
Physical traits: brown hair, straight, muscular but still slim, 5'10", long face, blue eyes, tan skin
Personality: easy-going, sharp mind, joking, strong, honorable, loyal, hard worker
Name: Mordsmonde "Wild-eyes"
My villain - a twisted, half insane warlock who misuses magic and whose experiments can be deadly.
Physical: white, spiky hair, yellow eyes, medium brown skin, stick-like body and limbs, wears long, tattered robes of red, grey and yellow.
Name: Aldrian Bainard
My mentor - a soldier in the Sarrel house. He travels with Kyenna on her quest.