Raul de Parthon: Your Favorite Character

Raul, by Natalie Kelly

Raul de Parthon as illustrated by Natalie Kelly

This is Raul de Parthon, your favorite character from the webcomic I’m writing. He’s a swashbuckler, a bon-vivant and the Dean of Vampires at a Military Academy in an Empire of Monsters. He likes dancing, fencing, gallivanting, and wearing a bigger hat than you.  His favorite way to enter a room is via swinging chandelier. He has strong opinions regarding mustaches. He thinks that there aren’t enough “sexy” dances. He may have, at one time, owned a pirate ship. He’s made out with everybody.

Last week I fell down a story hole and did little else but write. Raul de Parthon and 14k is what came out of all that.

Natalie Kelly (artist!) and I are planning a webcomic. I’ve got Chapter One down, and Chapter Two coming along nicely, with further scenes and structure hammered out down the line. It’s a coming-of-age story that takes place in a Fantasy world. I like to think it’s like The Prince and the Pauper (one of the first books I ever read) meets Harry Potter meets Lord of the Rings meets your favorite YA book where everyone makes out.

I can’t wait to introduce you to the other characters. I haven’t had this much fun in a long time.

6 thoughts on “Raul de Parthon: Your Favorite Character

  1. I don’t know anyone else but you that uses the phrase “making out”… is that just because I don’t run around in your social circles, or because you really are the only person using it?

    • I can hardly wait to have more to share! Character designs are speeding along, and I’m really looking forward to sharing them with people. So exciting!

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