Extra Features – Behind the Scenes with Aileen and Connor

Below are photographs that I used to inspire me in The Warrior’s Touch. Enjoy!

Irish hut interiorThis is the interior of Aileen’s hut, as I would imagine it. There were stumps used to sit upon, and the walls are made of whitewashed wattle and daub.

medieval palletAnd here is a medieval pallet, used for sleeping. This is likely what Connor would have slept upon while Aileen tended him.

Aileen's hutThis is what I imagined Aileen’s hut would look like. This picture was taken at Craggaunowen in Ireland, and was a reenactment of a ringfort.