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For most of my characters, I look up names that defined them or some of their major traits.

My MC: Cahira:

Gaelic origin

Meaning: Warrior


American-English origin

Meaning: Strong Warrior


Irish-Gaelic origin

Meaning (there are several, but this is the one I’m going for): wise advisor or counsel

The best word to describe him before his character arc is sly not wise.


Welsh origin

Meaning: Liar (I literally looked up “Boy names that mean liar”)


variant of Eliora; Hebrew

Meaning: the Lord is my Light


It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations if you live near him. -Tolkien

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