Jul262010

Character Study: Lord Conall Maccon

Character Study: Lord Conall Maccon, Earl of Woolsey, Head of HRM Bureau of Unnatural Registry (BUR)

“Mark my words, I will use something much, much stronger than smelling salts,” came a growl in Miss Tarabotti’s left ear. The voice was low, and tinged with a hint of Scotland. It would have caused Alexia to shiver and think primal monkey-thoughts about moons and running far and fast, if she’d had a soul. Instead it caused her to sigh in exasperation and sit up. ~ Soulless

Lord Conall Maccon, Earl of Woolsey, was yelling. Loudly. This was to be expected from Lord Maccon, who was generally a loud sort of gentleman – the ear-bleeding combination of lung capacity and a large barrel chest. ~ Changeless

He was not drunk in the halfhearted manner of most supernatural creatures, wherein twelve pints of bitter had finally turned the world slightly fuzzy. No, Lord Maccon was rip-roaring, tumble down, without a doubt, pickled beyond the gherkin. ~ Blameless

Original Notes
Human
Dark brown hair
Tawny eyes

Wolf
Dark brown fur, brindled gold and cream
Yellow eyes

Other
Smells of open grassland and wet trees
Just over 200, born 1673
20 years in London

Here is a collection of images that remind me of Conall.






Gail’s Daily Dose
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Sherlock Holmes: Vintage Video & Free Audio Book

Fiber Reflections says, “Reading Soulless, by Gail Carriger, was like finding a surprising little crystal dish of fresh strawberries, when you were expecting a lump of heavy bread pudding.”
SPOILER ALERT! Changeless blurb gives away ending of Soulless. Hilarious review in which Renay concludes with, “Final thoughts: *proposes marriage to book*”
Out September 1, 2010! Even bigger SPOILER ALERT! Really, DON’T READ THE BLURB ON AMAZON if you haven’t read the other books first.
Heartless: Rough Draft done. Working first draft. Final draft due Nov 1.
Super Secret Project F: Under revision. Updated proposal delayed.

Quote of the Day:
“There are few more impressive sights in the world than a Scotsman on the make.”
~ James M. Barrie

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