How many times over the years as I was growing up, did I look in the mirror and think, “Who is Lavender Jade?”
If a member of the public asked me that question, then I would reply… I am the Protector of The Sea Witch, the flagship vessel of The Jade Crusaders Guild. However, if I’m being brutally honest, then I would give you a totally different answer.
I am a woman with a stupid name, which really doesn’t suit me… I may be pretty enough, but I am a complete and utter tomboy, who relies mostly on my skill with a sword and pistol to get by in life. To make matters worse, I have no obvious, discernable talent for magic; in this world where having powerful magic is essential to rank up in caste. Finally, the clincher is that I am a half elf, which generally means that my ears are a little too pointy for most humans, and not fricking pointy enough for those snobby elves.
Oh yeah, I forgot… I have a temper, and I swear like a sailor too... This is w