Captain Ellen "The Green Rose" Turips

Ellen was the oldest daughter to a Guild Master in the Merchant's Guild. Her life was planned out for her. She discovered that her father lost her virginity to a “friend” in a game of cards and decided that she was not property. She used the point of a sword to renegotiate the gambling debt with her would be rapist and took his coin pouch and dignity at the same time. She went to sea as the ship's cook and soon learned how to manipulate and control the crew of the pirate ship for which she was cooking. She became captain of the ship in TK 1043.