The cerulean sky was free of a single cloud, crystalline waters of the Topazial Sea stretching out forever, glittering in the morning sunlight. A fresh, salty sea breeze filled the air, and the distant calls of sea-birds (and the cursing of seagull harpies) could be heard if one listened carefully.
A Rosic Neko, Lisali cut a lean if not especially tall figure, her medium length brunette hair currently wound into a convenient braid. Her skin was a smooth almond color, and she wore nothing but shorts and a simple linen top, more to keep from distracting the people she worked with than because the weather demanded it. The ship she worked on now was large and well-manned, primarily a trading vessel that did its business throughout the islands of the Topazial Sea. She earned her wages singing for the crew, her music talents also providing a bit of extra protection should a giant predator attack. A few more months and she'd have saved up enough to carry her thro