There are approximately five weeks left until the launch of The Last Empath of Doctsland. I hope you're all as excited as I am for the release! To help pass the time until we can all have the book in our hands, I thought I'd share a bit about the main cast of characters in the upcoming novel, as well as who I think would play them in a movie.
Lisalya is the title character as she is, quite literally, the last empath in Doctsland. She's an introvert at heart, and being around too many people can be painful for her until she's able to better control her empathic powers. Her family, full of magical healers, expects her to carry on with their medicinal traditions. Her fate, however, may have more in store...
In a movie, I would cast Anya Chalotra as Lisalya.
The recent death of his step-mother means that Viktor is poised to ascend to the throne as King of Doctsland, but he feels he needs to prove himself as a worthy leader before he can expect the respect and loyalty of his subjects. All his doubts will prove fruitless, however, if he fails to defeat the neighboring country of Bushand, which is threatening to conquer Doctsland.
In a movie, I would cast Kim Taehyung as Viktor.
Viktor's best friend and closet confidant is Jion, who also serves as a member of Viktor's small personal guard. Jion has a hard time taking anything seriously, and the two things he cares about most in the world are food and his husband, Hope.
I'll be honest, I have no idea who I would cast as Jion. Robert Sheehan would embody his character well, but his age isn't right. If you have ideas after reading the book, please let me know!
Siofra is the captain of Viktor's guard, and another close friend of both him and Jion. Her serious nature has her often butting heads with Jion in particular. Her loyalty knows no bounds and no matter what arguments arise she will always put her duty first as a formidable warrior.
In a movie, I would cast Mackenzie Davis as Siofra.
Let me know what you think when you read The Last Empath of Doctsland - I'm excited to find out who you would cast as these characters.