Sculpt: Iplehouse SID Claude NS
Faceup: By me
Eyes: Handcrafted by Eevee, my daughter
Wig: Handcrafted by me
Mods: Slight point added to ears
Date of Arrival: October 15, 2011
Character is from: Snakesblood Saga
About the Doll
Vahn was my first impulse purchase. When Iplehouse released the Elemental Guardians promo images, I immediately thought of the character and realized I wanted to add him to my collection. He was also my first and only doll purchased on layaway. Our meeting had a bit of a rocky start, as he arrived with a moldy box, which soured the arrival experience. I had difficulty feeling any sort of fondness for this doll for a long time because of it, but I eventually warmed up to him.
The doll was purchased direct from Iplehouse and I am his first owner. He has received only a small modification, adding a point to the tops of his ears. This is less pronounced than some of the other elf-eared dolls in my collection, meant to show his diluted Eldani bloodline.
Despite seeing little use and spending most of his time put away, he developed a crack in one eyelid that will eventually need to be repaired.
About the Character
Vahn is one of the characters from the Snakesblood Saga. He is the son of Ilmenhith’s Captain of the Guard, and serves as part of the guard himself. Though well-educated, he claims to feel ill at ease among his noble peers, preferring the companionship of his fellow guardsmen. He also carries a bit of a bad reputation as a skirt-chaser and troublemaker, both traits he swears he doesn’t possess. He is dedicated to his family and strives to be a man of his word, though is occasionally given to selfishness.