Skull and Shackles
Ranger Rikk Intro
Rikk was born in a small sea-side encampment. His family had for many generations been secluded from the larger communities of elves wich gave many advantages and some draw backs. When he was the age equivalent to teen age in humans, his secluded encampment was raided by a tribe of human barbarians. They destroyed and slaughtered most of the community. In a stroke of luck Rikk happened to be out in the seaside areas surrounding his home swimming and exploring the caves (this was his most captivating activity , he would loose himself for hours and sometime even miss dinner ,to his mothers scorn) and was spared the pillaging but lost the whole of his family and friends. For the following years he subsisted off the forest and sea that he had learned about ,as all young elves do, gaining much more knowledge and an amazing ability to swim and predict the ways of the sea. From time to time he would venture into town (Port Peril) and procure different necessities that where unavailable to him normally. During these excursions to the alien world in town he would stay away from contact of human kind as much as possible ,but also study their ways from afar so as to be prepared if he ever met with the marauding barbarians that had destroyed his former life (a fact that had kindled a hatred for humans). Rikk was always more observant than most of his siblings and this had come in handy often when he was on his own for locating herbs, hunting and surviving. Trips to town where always short and he tried never to get into any altercations. Sometimes trouble would come to find him. On his latest excursion to Port Peril he was at the sea-side taking in the view of the sea and………..