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Chi Lin: A Character Study

Chi Lin had green eyes, a fine pair of boots and a weakness for lost causes.

Chi Lin in Sinop. Designed and rendered in DAZ Studio, Postworked in Photoshop. John Hughes, Jan 2011.

From the “Waterfall” draft …

Chi Lin had green eyes, a fine pair of boots and a weakness for lost causes.

Her boots were what you noticed first.

Her eyes, if you were lucky enough to be close and hold her gaze, were a shimmering cascade of jade and jungle green, flecked with the blue of high mountain lakes and the elephant blue-grey of monsoon clouds. ‘Aji eyes’, her friend Sharak had once described them, ‘eyes of promise’.

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