Escape from Orlais!
Warren DuCarde is the son of Karelle and Randall DuCarde. Once, the DuCarde name was held in high esteem among the aristocracy of Val Royeaux, spoken with praise and pride. The DuCarde Vineyards produced dulcet grapes for exclusive clientele. However, when it was discovered that Randall was aiding the Orzammar Carta in smuggling illegal drugs through the vineyards, Duke Gasparde seized all DuCarde family holdings and had Randall executed for his crimes.
So it was that Karelle, Warren, and his young sister Beatrice became outcasts from Orlais
Warren and his family scraped by on whatever work they could manage to land. His mother adjusted poorly to a destitute life, ultimately abandoning both Warren and Beatrice to escape from her responsibilities as a mother. Warren knew, however, that she had been forced to turn to prostitution in order to afford to keep them alive, and what she truly ran from was not her children, but her shame. When a kindly family offered to take Beatrice in as their own daughter, and Warren’s young sister seemed amenable to the prospect, he made her a promise: to find a way to restore a sense of honor to their family name and, one day, bring both Beatrice and their mother to live with him once again.
Warren heard of opportunities in the Anderfels and sought out the Gray Wardens with hopes of joining their ranks
After months of arduous travel, the young man from Orlais came to a tavern just a day’s travel from Weisshaupt, the fortress home of the Gray Wardens. There, in the tavern, he met a young Gray Warden named Duncan…
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