For any new readers, Jeptha Berengar is a hero in our story who refers to himself as Beast. He was driven from his home after false accusations were made. He returned with the citizens of Northwich to break the siege against La Longi and was awarded a prestigious place to live. He found his name to be cleared. In fact, it was cleared shortly after he left.
Jeptha is somewhat unstable in nature. Here are a few points to know about Jeptha.
-The Man with the Shepherd’s Crook taught him a few points of etiquette and how to read.
-James the Bastard taught him the Montante method of greatsword fighting. Being a visual learner, Jeptha was quite adept in this skill, but prefers to fight with his hands.
-Ahusaka of the Heron tribe taught him a good bit about the outdoors. The tribe call him, Yenaldooshi or skin walker
Additional Insight Can Be Found Here.
(You can also read the story.😏)
“I AM BEAST. I EAT THE FLESH OF PREDATOR!
“THE PEQUIN ARE TASTY MORSELS I DESIRE.
“THEY FEED ON FEAR. I HATE MEAN THINGS THAT CAUSE FEAR.
“IT IS DARK. THE MOON IS FULL. I SEEK A CURE.
“STEWART THE MAGISTRATE SAID THE TIDE AND MOON AFFECT MY THOUGHTS. THIS IS CONFUSING.
“HE SAYS I ALWAYS BE BEAST.
“I RUN. I RUN THROUGH THE MOONLIT NIGHT. I FEAR NOT DARK. I AM BEAST IN DARKNESS!
“I THINK OF MOM AND DAD. WHEN I SEE THEM THEY ARE EMBARRASSED. THEY SAY THEY DON’T KNOW ME.
“I RUN. I CRY.
“I WILL RUN TO NORTHWICH TO SEE BROTHER. THEY HAVE MY KITTEN. SHE IS A NICE FRIEND. SHE LOVES ME MORE THAN MOM AND DAD.
“I AM SAD FOR LOSING WISPY SAPLING. I LOVE HER. I HAD TO LET HER GO.
“I LISTEN. I CRY. I STRIKE FEAR IN THE PREDATOR.
“THEY SAY WOLFMAN HOWL.
“I SAY LITTLE BOY INSIDE CRY.”