The noble centaur ... half human, half horse. Known to be fierce warriors and brilliant teachers.
In the Fantastic Creatures Anthology, Reviving the Sword, by Kandi J. Wyatt features a centaur heroine. Let's find out why she chose a centaur to write about...
My main "character" was a sword. I needed a creature who could use it. I wanted a humanoid to wield the sword. The centaur had the ability and the right characteristics to match a sword that gives the owner foresight and wisdom.
As I decided on a centaur, I tried to figure out more about my character. Was it a male or a female? My daughter wondered why it mattered. So, my centaur became a female, red-headed creature. Red-hair for a student of mine who loves horses. It was her who suggested an Appaloosa. Another friend suggested an Arab. So, I blended the two and she became an Arab/paint.
I've always loved horses, Pegasus and unicorns; so a move to a centaur wasn't too difficult.
Are you excited to read about this centaur warrior?
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