Doctor Adoulla Makhslood

Imagined AI depiction of Doctor Adoulla Makhslood from "Throne of the Crescent Moon" by Saladin Ahmed, encapsulating the essence of this iconic archetype of Protagonist, Mentor in the narrative.
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Doctor Adoulla Makhslood is the protagonist of the fantasy novel ‘Throne of the Crescent Moon’ by Saladin Ahmed. He is the last real ghul hunter in the city of Dhamsawaat, and is on the brink of retirement when a series of supernatural murders force him back into the game. Despite his weariness, Adoulla is a wise and experienced man, fiercely dedicated to eradicating the ghuls and protecting his city. He is both a mentor and a father figure to his mage apprentice, and possesses a sharp intellect and a deep understanding of the supernatural forces at work.


[“\”A wise man once said, ‘The past is a trough from which we drink.’\””,”\”May the sands bury me if I lie.\””,”\”I have faced worse, and by God’s grace I will survive this too.\””]


Doctor Adoulla Makhslood is described as a middle-aged man with grizzled hair and sharp, intelligent eyes. He often wears traditional garments befitting a scholar and ghul hunter from his city.




Extensive knowledge of supernatural creatures, skilled ghul hunter


Protagonist, Mentor






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