Varojin Auris is a main character in Under Darkened Skies, the first book in my new adult (NA) fantasy series launching in 2023. He’s also getting his own prequel novel, also releasing in 2023.
Here’s a little more about Varojin in the meantime.
Name: Varojin Auris (he/him)
Nickname(s): Jin, by close friends only; Auris, by Cressida; Captain, by Adi
Formal title(s): His Imperial Highness; Prince Varojin Auris of Helosia; Captain Auris
Age: 26, born in late spring of year 994
Place of birth: Kalama, Helosian Empire
Location in Under Darkened Skies: Kalama, Helosian Empire
Education: Didn’t go to university; pushed into military service by his father at age 18
Occupation: Special forces team lead
Sexual Orientation: Straight, ace questioning
Build: Athletic and muscular
Skin tone: Tan with warm undertones
Eye color: Gold flecked with amber
Hair color, texture, and length: Medium brown, curly and short
Facial hair: Close-cropped beard
Preferred outfit: Although he’s back in the capital and no longer on the war front, Varojin prefers his military fatigues. When he can’t wear those, he wears slacks, button-down shirts, and wingtip shoes.
Accessory he always has on: Gold chain necklace
Identifying marks: Pale, raised scars down the left side of his back; a knotted round scar on his left shoulder; a thin, narrow scar on his right shoulder
Family & Relationships
Mother: Caliste, deceased
Father: Emperor Aelius Auris
Sister-in-law: Thana Auris, Apelo’s wife
Nieces: Velia and Nina Auris, Apelo & Thana’s young daughters
Varojin is the son of Emperor Aelius Auris and his mistress, Caliste. Varojin has never gotten along well with his family except for his younger half sister, Eliana. His relationship with Kaius is antagonistic at best, and though he’s neutral toward Apelo, Varojin loves his nieces. He considers Adi to be his real brother.
Color: Dark blue
Coffee order: Hot coffee, black
Dessert: White chocolate chip cookies
Cocktail: Whiskey, neat
Constellation: The Warrior
Place: Macadian Mountains
Hobbies: Cooking with Adi and hiking in the mountains
Varojin Auris is a Fireweaver. These are mages who can control fire. Varojin is an exceptionally strong mage, and during his time in the military, he’s gone on to teach other Fireweavers how to master their magic.
And that’s Varojin! You can learn more about him in Under Darkened Skies, coming in 2023, and his very own prequel novel, also coming in 2023.