Bleh. I originally intended to get far more done with this character today but things kept getting in the way, as is their wont. Anyway, this is a couple of doodles of Cass, the protagonist of Overworld, and some scrappy development of Roan, one of the other main characters. Cass is the captain of the ship Jean works on. Roan is a girl who works on her dad’s Beacon Herding ship. Basically, since even the islands that exist in a doldrum (an area with little air movement) move around a certain area and are often obscured by clouds or nightfall, beacon herders take specially designed torches that can stay in one position and set up perimeters around islands so that sailors can navigate to them when conditions are less than ideal. She longs for freedom away from her responsibilities but her father’s fanatical sense of duty won’t allow it. She’s also likely to have some degree of magical power in the story, but I’m still ironing out the details of the magic system so that will have to wait :)

Bleh. I originally intended to get far more done with this character today but things kept getting in the way, as is their wont. 

Anyway, this is a couple of doodles of Cass, the protagonist of Overworld, and some scrappy development of Roan, one of the other main characters. Cass is the captain of the ship Jean works on. Roan is a girl who works on her dad’s Beacon Herding ship. Basically, since even the islands that exist in a doldrum (an area with little air movement) move around a certain area and are often obscured by clouds or nightfall, beacon herders take specially designed torches that can stay in one position and set up perimeters around islands so that sailors can navigate to them when conditions are less than ideal. She longs for freedom away from her responsibilities but her father’s fanatical sense of duty won’t allow it. She’s also likely to have some degree of magical power in the story, but I’m still ironing out the details of the magic system so that will have to wait :)