The Warrior archetype is just as connected to the female psyche as to the male. Women have long been defenders of their families, and the Amazon tribe of Warrior Women has become legendary because of their ability to engage in fierce battle--even sacrificing part of their female physique to facilitate warfare. Loyalty to the family and tribe is among the Amazon's notable characteristics, along with nurturing their young and transmitting lessons of power and self-defense.- Carolyn Myss
This adds some ideas for another forest tribe/population - warriors who contrast and often clash with the far more peaceful valley elves. Character inspiration from mythical
Warrior Princess in Training - love my son but raising a beautiful, smart, tough, independent woman, wish I had the chance.
Celtic Warrior Princess Hairstyle.... so badass :P
Native American angels are not always depicted with wings. Spirit animals usually surround them and are a sign of their heavenly presence.
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