Friday, April 27, 2012

Oh, My Hero! Bog Hop


Check out Jaycee and Victoria's super fun blog hop!
To play along, post a picture of your hero with a character interview of at least 5 questions.  


As a favor to Finnley, Grayson is taking time out of his busy schedule to help teach Eri the basic skills of a Protector. The three of them are in the middle of a practice session when Eri starts asking questions. Grayson is in blue, Eri in purple, and Finnley is green.


Grayson




I can tell you’re thinking something, Eri. What is it? Why are you resting?
I'm trying to figure out the common qualifications of a Protector.
Ha, you've blown that out the window haven't you?
Whatever. Not my fault I'm a girl. So, if you had to describe yourself in one word, what would it be?
Protector.
No, I know that already. Pick a different one please.
Determined.
Okay. I think that probably applies to all Protectors. How would your friends describe you?
Slow! Ha ha ha!
*rolls eyes* Finnley, you're not the Protector I want to hear from. Control your big mouth if at all possible. Grayson?
Quiet.
Obviously not a quality all Protectors hold. *glares at Finnley* 
You either, blabber mouth! *laughs and nudges Eri*
Are you used to being up at night and sleeping during the day?
I've become accustomed to it.
You weren't always a night person?
No, some Protectors must become nocturnal. You know that.
Right. *tucks hair behind ears* Do you get much time to practice? Is there training required once you're a Protector?
Well, twice a week I'm with you. Sometimes Finnley and I get an extra hour in before our shifts on the watchtowers. 
Do you get any free time?
I do, but not much. Because of my hours, I'm sleeping during my time off after duties at the solar farm and guarding during harvest celebrations, or spending it helping you learn.
*blushes* What would you do if I didn't waste all your free time?
You're not wasting my free time, Eri. 
Whatever. What do you do in your time away from being a Protector?
I'm never away from being a Protector.
Do you think all Protectors feel this way?
Not Finnley. *laughs and hits him in the arm*
I'm so fast I don't have to be a Protector every second of every day, old man.
Are we done? Can we get back to practicing now?
Sure, thanks for taking me seriously.
I always take you seriously, Eri.
You forgot the best question! *nudges Eri in the ribs*
Finnley, what are you talking about? *cheeks enflame* Oh my God, shut up right now!
What?
Nothing, thanks for answering so candidly, Grayson. Now show me how to do a leg sweep.
Good try, Eri. She wants to know if you believe in love at first sight?
*stares off toward the foothills* If you asked me two years ago, I would've said no. 
And now?
*sweeps Eri's legs, pinning her to the ground, staring hard into her eyes* I shouldn’t.


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19 comments:

  1. You've got me wondering about the story, I'm curious about all the characters and what happens. Is that romantic tension at the end or am I reading it wrong?

    I kinda like Finnley too, he seems fun.

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  2. Great interview! I love the question: Do you get any free time? I wouldn't think he did! lol

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  3. Ooh, that was great! Loving the sound of Finnley, and Eri is just awesome!

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  4. Loves Grayson's answers! And you have major tension going on here between your characters. So fun to see! Thanks for joining the hop!

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  5. Love the banter between these guys! Grayson = to die for.

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  6. Love this - especially Finnley ;)

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  7. I'm also wondering about the story ... I want to read it! Need a beta-reader? LOL
    Great interview ;) (and GREAT pic!)

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  8. Eri and Finnley are both so great. It'll be hard to choose between them. I like 'em serious but funny. Hmmm.

    BTW - great job!

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  9. Wowsa. That was awesome. I want to read this right now. Nice job. :)

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  10. Oh my! I'm in love with Grayson. Too bad he has eyes only for Eri. And the heckling Finnley is cute. Good job! :)

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  11. And now everyone will see why I love Finnley! I married a Finnley *huge grins*

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  12. Aw, I got a warm fuzzy feeling at the end there. That was really great. I liked all three of your characters. Haha, I have a Grayson too (spelled with an "e" though) that bears some resemblance to yours. Maybe it's the name. :-)

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  13. Grayson is great! I love the picture and the conversation was cool :)

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  14. Ooh, I wanna know more about Finnley! And what a great pic! YUM!

    Thanks for participating!

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  15. ooo... a handsome protector is always welcome in my book. :)

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  16. Great interview.. I love his eyes! I love the determined quiet types :) It was fun to read.

    Andrea

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  17. GRAYSON!!! Swoon.

    He's all mine. :)

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