Thomas Venice was born in the Meranesian Islands. He was the product of two human parents of whom were of the Tuvati people. His mother was a craftsman, while his father a seafarer and fisherman. Thomas grew up learning the ways of fishing, hunting, and sailing small boats from his father. Sailing was one of his favorite activities to do, and fishing/hunting was almost second nature to him. His mother taught him valuable lessons in making several things, from preparing rye for cooking to sewing and making clothing. One time, at the age of 12, Thomas was working on papyrus hats with his mother. His mother made him one, which he seemed to cherish, and has worn it ever since. Thomas seemed to like making things in his spare time, as he made clothing, bows, spears, and even a boat one time (with help of course). Thomas enjoyed talking with people and because of this, he was able to make lots of friends. In school, he was adequate in all fields of education, but mostly stuck to his street smarts when it came down to it. Thomas and his family weren’t all that wealthy compared to the high class dark elves that lived on the paradise islands. As he grew older (around 15 or so), he figured that learning the ways of thievery would be practical for future use, whether it be for a good cause or a bad cause. As a result. he became a pretty good pickpocket, could lock pick doors, and can stage a con pretty well. These skills were not taught by his parents, but rather the friends that he made from when he was a child, of whom face similar economic situations to Thomas. One time, a pack of seafaring orc pirates came by the islands and tried to pillage from the seemingly weak Tuvati. But the Tuvati held their ground, and fought alongside both civilians and soldiers alike. Thomas was only 17 when this happened, and had fought bravely alongside his friends and family. Today, at 20 years old, Thomas now explores the many lands to which he can get to by sea, and lives mostly off fishing/hunting and being a part time craftsman.
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Thomas looked startled for a second, he was surprised by the man’s presence. But after a bit he regained his posture, and said, “Hey! hello there!” He exclaimed with joy, “I hoped to be coming to this place to be able to find some work, either part time as, like, a craftsman. Or set up a shop of my own and sell my stuff for a short while.” Thomas steps back to try to look past the town. “Though if I, like, have the time, I wouldn’t mind going down to the nearby wildlife habitats and do some hunting or exploring! I might even, like, find a dungeon or something, which would be neat!” Thomas began to become excited by the thought, “I’d want to refine my bow and sword first though, that is something I’d need to do.” As Thomas was drifting away into thought, he almost forgot that the man was still there. “Oh man,” He begun to say “I, like, totally forgot you were still there man. Do you have any recommendations about things to do around here?”