Imagined AI depiction of Calla from "That Game We Played During the War" by Carrie Vaughn, encapsulating the essence of this iconic archetype of Nurse in the narrative.
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Calla is a nurse from a non-telepathic nation involved in a war with a telepathic nation. She shares a deep connection with Valk, a telepathic comrade, and their meeting is about exploring their bond, trust, and understanding of each other in the aftermath of the war. Calla is portrayed as empathetic, strong-willed, and resourceful, navigating the complexities of post-war life and relationships.


[“There are some games you can never play alone, some wars you can’t fight without an ally.”,”In the end, the only opponent we truly face is ourselves.”,”Sometimes, the most powerful move is to simply hold your ground.”]


Calla has a fair complexion with hazel eyes and long, chestnut hair. She is of average height with no distinguishing marks.




Empathy, Resourcefulness







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