Please welcome Bion Donkova, intrepid airship captain from Mary Wine’s A Captain and A Corset. After the interview, enter for a chance to win a copy of A Captain and A Corset!
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Describe yourself in five words or less.
[Bion Donkova] Right. Always Right. Never, ever wrong. Ms. Stevenson calls me arrogant. I believe she is ignorant of the world. But that is a given, she’s been raised with the narrow views of Victorian society.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you share a typical day in the life of Bion Donkova?
[Bion Donkova] Dedication to duty. I set a goal to become a Navigator and it is something only achieved by the best. My skills in piloting an airship must be above excellent. Security is a chief concern, so Asian fighting skills are a must and they require daily training periods. Now I have the added duty of instructing Ms. Stevenson in the arts of being a Navigator. I do not mind mentoring her but she is stubborn.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] What three words come to mind when you think of Sophia?
[Bion Donkova] Stubborn, Unfairly fortunate. She encountered a Root Ball, which transformed her sight. It’s something I have been working toward for years and she stumbled upon.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] What was the first thing that you noticed about her?
[Bion Donkova] Madam, that is not fit for public discussion.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] If you could change one thing you’ve done in your life, what would it be?
[Bion Donkova] Hummm, I believe that would involve the night that my good friend Sven and I went drinking at the Red Petticoat. I would decline the wager to seduce the madam who ran the upstairs establishment. Who might have guessed that so petite a woman might have leg irons secured so firmly to the sides of her bed?
[Manga Maniac Cafe] What’s one thing you won’t leave home without?
[Bion Donkova] My integrity. Honor defines a man.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] What do you like to do when you aren’t saving Sophia from the forces of evil?
[Bion Donkova] Raising eyebrow. A gentleman never kisses and tells.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you share your dreams for the future in five words or less.
[Bion Donkova] I could never confine a definition of my new wife to so few words. I expect mayhem but confess I have become addicted to it.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Thank you!
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