Paros Koritsi (Apprentice Guardian of
When Damia was seven, she was kidnapped from the fields of her
estate by a tribe of Romani who were passing through. They admired
her fair skin, black hair and silvery-blue eyes and therefore felt
they could get a good price for her if they sold her as a slave
nearer to Rome. As they traveled, the Romani discovered how
quickly she learned and how great her spirit was, so they decided
to keep her for their tribe.
Damia grew up with the Romani, learning their way of life...
stealing from others, dancing and singing, fooling the gullible
into parting with their earnings to learn of their future, making
small cures and curses. It was quite a different lifestyle than
what she had learned at home, from regimented to free.
As she grew, the leader of the tribe decided to marry Damia to
one of his younger sons, Calandro. They were married when she was
fourteen. Once during their marriage, he stole a choker for her
made of malachite beads with a dangling moonstone for her to wear.
Although her life was happy, she sometimes missed her family.
Damia’s life became a little more stifling as time went on.
Her husband was becoming more strict though life with the Romani
was more free than most. She wanted somewhere where she would be
treated as an equal, so she ran away. As far away as she could get
from the tribe of her husband.
She had stolen a horse from the Romani and rode through Asia
Minor in her wanderings. She got to a point near a large river and
she couldn’t care less about where she was. Hungry and
exhausted, Damia fell asleep by the river bank. Awaking with
figures over her head she was ordered to get up and follow the
people. They brought her to an Amazon village called Themiscyra.
It is here she stayed, and it is here she calls home.
Damia has a white Andalusian horse named Drakonite. Damia wears
black, knee-high leather boots in the autumn and winter but goes
mainly barefoot in spring and summer. She wears a bodice that
laces in the front. Sometimes she wears a black choker that has a
point in the middle that holds a garnet stone. The skirt she wears
is short with slits to her hips and she likes to wear kohl around
Damia doesn’t like fighting unless seriously provoked, hates
injustice, and has a weakness for small children. She likes to
write, sing, and draw. She loves to laugh. She’s not easily
intimidated and is skilled at tricking people that really deserve
it. Her chosen weapons are her whip and battle axe. She’s not
very skilled at archery.
Damia's totem is the deer. She shares a hut with her friend
Angelique. She rides Drakonite, a white Andalusian stallion. She
speaks Latin, Romany and Goth.
Tae'Nah athelfi arche:
21 Feb 2004