Selnam is a character of a novel that is a joint project between Anna Stansfield and I.
Selnam is a Jehikarian who escaped the planet Jehikar during the radical and horrendous governmental reforms that recently rook place. One of the actual governmental officials, Selnam suffered a powerful spell attack, which wracked his body with heavy burns. As a result, most of his flesh is twisted, and he prefers to keep himself covered as much as possible. Including his face.
After his escape, he managed to join up on a flyer crew as an engineer, along with another Jehikarian named Jeena. The now both work on Roary's flyer.