the apprentice

avatar-hangedman Engineering apprentice, assistant to Trismegisto Herbert Taraxi, a youth showing much potential but lacking discipline. His apprenticeship is a part of a corrective process designed to transform Mithrodin’s selfishness into selflessness. He lives and works in the crafts workshop, acting as a guard and receptionist, while taking any opportunity to join fieldwork expeditions, where he often gets lost. He is a clumsy experimenter, throwing the workshop into chaos and disorder. Although he is eager to help, he also relentlessly questions the patabotanists' work and turns their hypotheses upside-down and inside-out.

Interests: sacrificial rituals, con-artistry, pain management, optical illusions, vegetal poisons.

Personality traits: clumsy, helpful, thoughtless, greedy, regretful, broad-minded, shabby.

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