Maverick is currently in love with Ash. Artimiss, (Maverick's friend who saved him a few years back) is now jealous of Ash because she is hanging out with Maverick.
Story: Mavericks parents were killed by bandits who wanted to steal something from them. He had to runaway to survive and later met Artimiss. Artimiss teached Maverick everything she knew from which herbs to heal someone or kill someone with, to how to set up complex traps for prey.