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Salla Vilnia Elessis Candamelia Rolle. (b. Errau, Ghananda, 25 Heatrick, 11941) is an Aesedran noblewoman, the youngest child and only daughter of Duke Drono Rolle of Ghananda. Her mother is the Polatian noblewoman Sibodan, and she is the younger half-sister of Vaeyan Rolle.
This is from Andrew Cowan's book The Art of Writing Fiction (Routledge 2011), from the chapter on characterisation. Cowan suggests finding a photograph and posing it twenty speculative questions. As an exercise, I've posed them to Vilnia, who is the protagonist in a story I'm writing set in Aesedra. I've posed these questions to her just as she's arrived in Heddig after her flight from the Coldfells.
Nia answers twenty questions: