FWIW He's tagged as Marco Palmieri.
Hehehehe. I just heard back from Heather Jarman
, who is often mentioned by the other authors as the person they had in mind as a physical template for Vale. She's blushingly in denial.
Warp Coil wrote:
That pretty much looks like how I've imagined Vale so it works for me.
Same here! Being red/green colourblind, I didn't even notice her collar colour until after I scanned the image and posted it.