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Your Field Guide to Spotting Atalanta

Atalanta might be a little hard to spot because she's a super-fast runner. A lot of times, she'll just be that blur zipping by in the blink of eye. If you ever catch her sitting still, though, you'll see that she's a handsome woman, usually dressed in hunting clothes. Yeah, she was all about hunting, and used to get a lot of crap for being too "manly." She doesn't give a flip what anybody thinks, though. This lady does exactly what she wants.

Sex: Female
Age: Twenties
Build: Toned
Complexion: Tan
Hair Color: Brown or black
Facial Hair: None
Scars/marks/tattoos: None
Jewelry and accessories: None
Clothing: Hunter's clothes
Armor: None
Type of Weapon: Bow and arrows, Spear, Sword

Typical Companions

Jason and the Argonauts

Known Hangouts

The woods

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