Long-tooth shifter ranger played by Nick
Valkyr is a long-tooth shifter who was abandoned as a child but was discovered and raised by a pack of hyenas. He lived with his pack in the eastern plain-lands of Darunia until one day a group of human bandits slaughtered his pack leaving him alone and with a deep-seated mistrust and even outright hatred for humans. He survived in the wilderness and became a skilled ranger. Eventually he moved east into the outskirts of Ashenwood forest where he fell in with a band of gnolls who accepted him because of his hyena upbringing. Valkyr raided a human settlement with them, but was deathly wounded in the process. He was nursed back to health by a woman from the human town he had attacked. Seeing humans in a new light he becomes confused and saddened for his part in the gnoll raid. He retreats to an island to contemplate his life. During his meditations he discovers Gaia, the spirit of the earth, and revers her as his god. He finally decides he must return to civilization to truly find himself. He joins up with a ragtag band of humanoid adventurers who he hopes will help him relate better to humanoids as he makes his way in the world and tries to discover himself.