He has traveled extensively, including two years in Zapad Oblast.
From the Books: "Darijus pointed. A man dressed in a black tunic and black pants entered Kraiderevnya. Mail glinted under his tunic. He had a triangular shield slung on his back and a sword with an onyx hilt at his side. His only adornment was a silver scallop-shaped pin. Even from this distance, the man’s merry smile reminded them of late nights and songs of joyful death.” - Brief Is My Flame , p. 165.