Rise of the Runelords Anniversary Edition - Garner NC 2013
A red-headed helf-elf wearing light chain, a rapier and a VERY large shield
Naronel was the son of Henric, one of sandpoint’s town guards that worked alongside Belor Hemlock under sheriff Casp Avertin. His mother was a temple dancer of Cllistra that Henric dallied with in earlier adventuring days..Naeronel was left in the custody of his father, who grew up idolizing the town guard, and was close to “Uncle Belor,” who enchanted the young boy with stories of life among the Shoanti barbarians. Naronal dreamed of one day growing up to be a paladin and becming a mighty adventurer, but it soon became apaprent that he got his temperment more from his mother’s side of the family and had a tendancy to ignore rules he thought unfair, much to his father’s frustration. He was also close with Nualia Tobyn…she was a foundling, he was a bastard, and they were both outcasts on a certian level thanks to thier heritage. Naronel developed quite the infatuation with Nualia, and in emulation of his father and “uncle Belor” appointed himself her guardian, trying his best to deflect some of the unwanted attention her aasimar heritage brought her. His efforts did NOT make him terribly popular around town, as when pushed (or when someone pushed Nualia around) he had a marked tendancy to push BACK, regardless of thier station. This got him into more than a few fights, and things reached a head when one day, when one of the townsfolk trying to snatch an involuntary clipping of Nualia’s hair(for a supposed fertility cure) got careless with the knife he was holding and drew blood, Naronal lost his temper entirely and managed to shove the man into a nearby cookfire. The man survived, but was badly burned. Naronel’s father paid for the damages (and healing), and it wasdecided that naronal might benefit from some time spent with his mother’s side of the family..which naronal didn’t care for at all. He attempted to get Nualia to run away with him to magnamar, but was inercepted by her father and was prohibited form seeing Nualia agian before he was carted off in a carriage to live with his relatives.
Naronal developed a flair for martial trianng while he was away, and also developed a keen intrest in the elven sword-mages he saw..though he didn’t prove quite talented enough for trianing, according to the instructors there. Determined to prove them wrong, naronal learned what he could where he could, but was distracted when word arrived form sSandpoint about the fire at the cathedral which apparently claimed the life of his first love..this on the heels of the death of his father, who was killed in pursuit of serial Killer Jervis Stoot, aka “The Chopper.” Naronal returend briefly to pay respects for his father, found out what details aboutevents he could, and distraught, left sandpoint with the intention of never returning agian, though he kept correspondance with Belor Hemlock, now town sheriff. When Naronal heard abut the dedication of the new cathedral, including the statue of Nualia, agianst his better judgement he decided to return to Sandpoint, if only so he could get “one last look at her.”