Tanis the elven leader
Name: Tanthalas Quisif nan-Pah (Tanis Half-Elven)
Born: Forests of Qualinesti, in the city of Qualinost
Life:Tanthalas (Tanis) was born in the elven city of Qualinost, in the year AC 247, the son of Elansa Kanan. However, his mother was raped by a human mercenery, and died shortly after birthing him, so Elansa's brother-in-law, Solostaran, the Speaker Of The Sun, raised Tanis along with his children. Due to his mixed heritage, Tanis was an outcast, constantly regarded as a half-human bastard. When he was still a young elf, Tanis, already lonely and miserable by then, met a hill dwarf, Flint Fireforge, who had come to sell his wares in the elven city due to his superior metalworking. They soon became fast friends, as Flint easily recognised the loneliness in the half-elf, and Tanis was a great help as well. However, things soon took a turn for the worse. Solostaran's daughter, Lauranalanthalasa (Laurana) Kanan, fell in love with Tanis, and this caused life for the half-elf to be very unconfortable, as Solostaran and the other elven nobles did not approve of Tanis mixing with an elven maiden. Eventually, Tanis left the city of Qualinost with Flint, wearing a ring of golden ivy leaves given to him by Laurana. They journeyed to the town of Solace, where Tanis met up with the other companions. He became one of the famed Heroes of the Lance, an honorary Solamnic Knight, and eventually, husband of Laurana and father of Gilthas. In the year AC 383, Tanis was slain by barbarians while saving Steel Brightblade's life and defending the High Clerist Tower, stronghold of the Solamnic Knights.
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