The Stenza don't care about realism or verisimilitude! Hell, this guy's fish stories are considered high art!It is widely known that Dihri cannot fish, and has never seen a river or the ocean in his life (but has seen several ice-cold lakes). However, this does not stop him from telling long and elaborate stories about fish he has (almost) caught.
Just like the story of the fish that got away gets bigger with each telling...However, unlike human tellers of fish stories, Dihri and his audience know that Dihri's fish stories are a lower-class, less restricted form of oratorial practice, similar to the training one undergoes to perform Khe'drakha.
Savvies & Ineptitudes
Dihri has an aptitude for free-form storytelling, which he puts to use quite frequently to pretend that he can fish. It cannot be stressed enough that he cannot fish.
Dihri can easily be described as "the life of any party", although not to the degree that he would be "the bride at every wedding and the corpse at every funeral". While extroverted by nature and chosen means of wiling away his time, he makes a great deal of effort toward listening to and mirroring the vocal styles interlocutors in conversation with him, primarily as a form of practice. He tends to be a bit of a barfly, and sometimes gets himself into impromptu storytelling competitions with others wherever he might find himself. This has gotten him punched twice, and he will show you his missing teeth.
Dihri is famous for a grandiose, charismatic style of delivery, despite this being his "storyteller voice". When not telling tales, he is a soft-spoken individual with a habit of mirroring the vocal style of people he is talking to.
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Dr Emily Vair-Turnbull
I love this guy! He sounds amazing.
So do I, and his life as a lark in my mind is so short.