On Tarie Beyworth, my OC: the elfin spiritual path

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Tarie Beyworth is a secondary protagonist in Ethereal Seals. He is a short blond youth in his early twenties. As an orphan of a church, Tarie is schooled in the ways of the mind and soul, rather than the body. He is a meek and genial person who supports the main heroine, Pepper Slyhart. Other than his timid nature, his greatest obstacle is acknowledging his dark past and his late parents, though he has yet to forgive and forget his sorrow.

Through the contrasting attributes of Pepper, Tarie accrues wisdom and inner strength. Pepper’s emotional and fierce mien challenges Tarie, invoking his faint childhood memories and spurring growth to his character. The two transition from friends to lovers and the stakes rise higher. Tarie weighs his confined life in the abbey against Pepper, now unsure of his traditional complacencies. Friction develops between home and his love, and Tarie arrives at a crossroads, unable to choose both his adopted family and Pepper.

Tarie comes to a startling realization about the main antagonist and his dead family.  Like Pepper, he inherits a family artifact, which scales in power relative to his ability to accept and forgive himself. His worldview twists around, and he faces the residue inner demons that plague him. Tarie regards Pepper more than a friend and his lover but like his twin soul, destined to help Atlas recover from its morbid age of decay. After traveling with the redhead, Tarie unexpectedly and uncontrollably parts ways with her, facing his own quest and aiding Pepper from afar. He matures into an independent youth later, with his heart forged and renewed, destined to reunite with his love and end the madness on Atlas.

 

Thank you for reading this short reflective essay! I hope you enjoyed it. 🙂


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3 thoughts on “On Tarie Beyworth, my OC: the elfin spiritual path

  1. Hi Flux! Sorry for being absent these past weeks! 🙂 I’ve put my reading on hold for the moment, but I think I’m about one-third through. Say, do you have any idea on what you want to do after Ethereal Seals?

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    • Nice! Glad to hear you’re pushing through it. How are you enjoying my chicken-scratch?

      Ethereal Seals will be a trilogy, with each part around 110,000 words; this first volume is around 300,000 words at present. I have ideas for additional volumes that expand upon the universe, traveling to other planets or lands within Atlas, the first world.

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      • I like that the plot moves fast and there’s a lot of action. It helps a slow reader like myself!

        I see! I’d be interested to hear your ideas about the additional volumes, once you get to them. 🙂

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