"A little place called Hardrock"; or the story of how Hardrock came to be
ability – empathises with animals – trains animals to do tasks – fights as ranger (dual hand crossbows) – tracking – alchemy – healing – good sense motive
Abu comes from Calimshan, where he was a desert ranger in the Calim desert.
Abu has fallen in love with Jim. Platonicly, he claims. But he did say, as he and Jim were about to die from falling off a waterfall “I love you Jim”
He is looking for a less nomadic lifestyle, and has chosen to sign up for a position in the guard.
Abu has specialised techniques against humans, genies, beasts and animals