I thought it might be interesting for everyone taking a turn to give some creative and insightful back story for our Protag names. Use whatever form or style you so choose.
The RiverTalker first met his muse as a fair-haired lad spending time on the banks of the Chateguay River in Quebec. There beneath the family oaks, I would feel my imagination stir to life in the music of the river. It was if the river was talking to me and I learned that there was joy and peace to be found in my taking the time to enter into that quiet conversation.
All my life, I keep returning to the river to find once more my soul.
Now what is the story behind that mysterious name you use ...