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Foxeye

[quote:e08feb994c="nevaratoiel"]Nightfall is actually one of my least favourite characters. I don't know. She's like the perfect member of the tribe. Always follows her leader, never questions him. Perfect mother, perfect life mate, and more perfect blah-de-blah. The only think I like about her is her hair.



I'm kinda in agreement with you....she's not so much a character as the archetype of the "perfect wolfrider woman". Though I do like the headband...it's almost "geeky".[/quote:e08feb994c]

But she's not the perfect mother.

She and Redlance couldn't have a child without Leetah's intervention.

I think Nightfall is reminiscent of Biblical Matriarchs. They are excellent women who love and support their men but cannot have children until an act of God (or Leetah in this case) makes them fruitful. Someone wise, compassionate but ultimately frustrated because she's incapable of the most basic and intrinsict mortal act of reproduction.

But...I happen to like perfection. Wink