Nicos Masalis is a main character in Under Darkened Skies, the first book in my new adult (NA) fantasy series launching in 2023.
Here’s a little more about Nicos in the meantime.
Name: Nicos Masalis (he/him)
Nickname(s): Nic, by Eliana only
Age: 26, born in the summer of year 994
Place of birth: Narizon, a city near the Macadian Mountains in the Helosian Empire
Location in Under Darkened Skies: Kalama, Helosian Empire
Ancestry: Helosian and Delian
Education: Didn’t go to university; joined the imperial guard at 20
Occupation: Personal guard to Eliana Auris
Sexual Orientation: Straight, allosexual
Skin tone: Light tan
Eye color: Light brown
Hair color, texture, and length: Auburn, straight, and shoulder-length
Facial hair: Close-cropped beard
Preferred outfit: As a full-time imperial guard, Nicos doesn’t have many opportunities to dress in anything besides his crimson and black uniform. He likes neutral colors.
How he wears his hair: Pulled back in a neat bun
Identifying marks: Freckles all over his body & face
Family & Relationships
Mother: Iryne Masalis
Father: Nikolaos Masalis, deceased
Best friend: Eliana Auris
Both of Nicos’s parents were military officers, so he moved around the Helosian Empire as a child. He grew up as an only child, and thanks to his job, doesn’t have many friendships outside of the palace. Even if he did, he’d consider Eliana his best friend. Though he works for the Helosian government, he’s loyal to Eliana and Eliana only.
Color: Light blue
Coffee order: Dark roast, black
Dessert: Chocolate cake
Hobbies: Long naps, listening to mage sports matches on the radio, and walks on Kalama’s beaches
Nicos Masalis is a Fireweaver. These are mages who control fire. As a member of the imperial guard, Nicos must maintain a high skill level with his magic.
And that’s Nicos! You can learn more about him in Under Darkened Skies, coming in 2023.