Meet Nulli Para Ora’s characters from Rhuul’s Flame. Nulli has granted me the pleasure of speaking to her characters.
Nikki: What are your main characters names?: Nulli: Rhuul and Avalea
Nikki: Do they have nicknames/pet names?: Rhuul: "I call her, Lea, but it’s my nick name for her. I do not allow anyone else to use it."
Nikki: What was your life like growing up? Avalea: "I had a great childhood. My parents are very into the outdoors and nature. We spent a lot of time outside, learning, loving, and respecting life."
Rhuul: "I despise my family. If they all died today, I wouldn’t bat an eye. They never wanted me, treated me like I was beneath contempt. It’s not my fault that I was born as I am."
Avalea takes his hand and holds it in her lap.
Before your story began, what were your hopes for the future? Ruul: "That’s easy. Get the hell out of Karn, my father’s realm. I’m an outsider there. A half breed in a society obsessed with its own so called greatness. Bunch of narcissistic bastards." *Lifts his large leathery wings high on his back* I’m not like anyone else there, especially with these."
Avalea: "I am also a child of two very different races. I didn’t experience any shame for what I am, but balancing the powers of my heritage can be hard." *runs her fingers through the green flames of her hair* "Being half fire elemental can—"
Rhuul: "She’s a hot head with a temper like you wouldn’t believe."
Avalea rolls her eyes and let’s go of Rhuul’s hand. "Well, if some people wouldn’t spend so much time trying to piss me off."
Rhuul: "See what I mean?"
Nikki: What changed that?
Rhuul: "Nothing changed for me. I still hate them, hate Karn, and have no use for the people of that realm."
Avalea: "Still? After what you’ve learned?"
Rhuul stares deep into Avalea’s eyes, his face hard and unyielding. "You’re not going to change a lifetime of disgust by performing one act."
Nikki: How would you describe your personality?
Avalea: "I’m usually pretty easy going."
Avalea: "What? What’s that mean?"
Rhuul: "Easy going? You’re about as laid back as a rock slide."
Avalea narrows her eyes and folds her arms across her chest. "Well, you’re a stubborn brute with no respect for anything."
Rhuul: "Respect is earned, Lea. I respect you, but it doesn’t mean I’m going to turn into some tree hugging Omala like you."
Avalea: "We don’t hug trees!"
Rhuul chuckles while Avalea blows out a breath. "Careful. You’re going to burn something." *looks up at the flames of her hair whipping near the ceiling*
Nikki: How would you describe your looks?
Rhuul: "My looks? I look like a cross between a Celestan and an Eidon."
Avalea: "They don’t know what that means, Rhuul." *shakes her head* "He’s pretty tall, around 6’5" with deep bronze skin, a medium, muscular build, large wings, as you can see, eyes like cinders, and he’s bald." *smiles* "And as sexy as he is rude."
Rhuul smirks. "No one’s that rude, Lea."
Avalea: "I swear…"
Rhuul: "Since she described me, I’ll describe her. Lea’s just a bit shorter than me. She has long green hair that’s usually on fire and brown skin. Her eyes are green too, and they flicker like little balls of flame. She’s narrow at the waist, but her hips are round and fit my hands just right. She has the most perfect breasts you’ve ever seen and—"
Avalea rubs the back of her neck and blushes. "Rhuul, I don’t think she needs that much detail."
Rhuul: "When we leave here, I’ll go over all of the details."
What’s your greatest talents? "Rhuul: "I’m a conjurer. I use my magic to summon weapons, money, and other items.
Avalea: "If we’re talking about our powers, mine lie in nature and fire. I can use the power of life around me to gain energy, heal illnesses, and nurture the earth. I can also channel my fire and use it to attack."
Who are your closest friends? Avalea: "Ghena is my closest friend. He’s a fiend, a tiny, furry being. He’s been with me through a lot."
Rhuul: "I don’t have any friends."
Nikki: Who do you love?
Rhuul: "I didn’t love anything or anyone. I had no reason to. But sometimes things change." *looks at Avalea and grins*
Avalea: "Yes they do. Who would have guessed my life mate would be a killer?"
Nikki: Who do you hate, and why?
Rhuul: "I hate my father and grandfather for the way they treated me."
Avalea: "I hate what they did to him."
Nikki: What do you think is going to happen next?
Rhuul: "I’m going to find a realm of my own to rule. There was no place for me growing up. I’m going to make one."
Avalea: "And I’ll be by your side."
Nikki: What do you love about the hero/heroine?:
Avalea: "I love how driven he is, even if it’s sometimes single minded."
Rhuul: "I love her ability to think on her feet. She’s not weak, and that’s something I admire."
Nikki: What do you think of your author Nulli Para Ora?
Avalea: "She could have chosen to make me a simpering, helpless twit, but she didn’t. I’m grateful for that. I like thinking for myself and putting my foot down."
Rhuul: "She put me through a lot creating me as she did, but she made me strong and resilient. As much as I hate to say it, I’m glad she created a few of the other characters too. I learned a few things on this journey she set me on, and I think I’m better for it."
Nikki: Did she get your story right?
Rhuul: "Well, she could have put more emphasis on my muscles, but for the most part, I’d say yes."
Avalea sighs. "The story is called Rhuul’s Flame, not Rhuul’s Muscles. I see your Eidon megalomania is getting the best of you."
Nikki: Do you want another story to show what happened next?
Avalea: "From what I know, this is the first of several adventures. There is more to see after we leave off."
Rhuul conjures two swords into his hands. "Who wouldn’t want more of this?"
Nikki: Thank you Rhuul, Avalea and most especially Nulli Para Ora for this fantastic character interview.
I’m a romance author who writes in multiple genres. A lover of languages, anime, martial arts, video games, nature, and music, I am inspired by everything from the profound to the mundane.
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