He can Mage-read. Born as a Fighter, he's been training in the art of battle since he was a hatchling. From a very young age he picked out his weapons - a sword and shield combo - and he has never wavered from that choice. To him, the best Fighter is one that can survive battle and come out victorious with minimal wounds of their own. His shield carries a mark of magic which gives it the ability to block/dispell magic - so magic used against him can be blocked by the shield, which will negate it's effects on him. His sword is made of silver, but he doesn't have any aspirations to be a Slayer of fight in the Raveen's war against the Shades. It's simply silver in case the day comes when he has to defend or fight against such corrupt creatures.