The character of Ardam (and the locale of Adrost) were both brought over to Black Rose from a high fantasy novel Brandon and I had worked on back in college. In fact, Ardam’s demeanor was primarily based on a college friend of ours!
Black Rose is a weekly webcomic that depicts a fantasy world entering an industrial revolution, a world facing war between the magic-using nation of Ishtakar and the steampunk country of Athelica. The character-driven story follows a brother and sister through the tumultuous evolution of their world. Click here to learn more!