Aurrick is a thief, who was abandoned in Qasala by his father, the Krawk Braggart, at a young age. He later moved to Sakhmet City, and got tangled up in Lyra's escape. He exchanged her scimitar for money, allowing him to escape the city and set out in search of his father.
At some point in the future, he will end up on Krawk Island and accidentally free the Claymaker from a magical prison. He will then set out on a journey to set things right. Before moving to Krawk Island, he looked more like this:
He claims that the only thing he ever purchased was his hat.