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  • #116781
    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

    @christlover

    Welcome back!

    I agree, tis fine if you switch from Conner. (:

    Jominkreesa

    Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.

    #116792
    Cathy
    @this-is-not-an-alien

    Does that mean we get to kill Conner?:)

    To be a light to the world you must shine in the darkness.

    #116805
    Dashuri Halad
    @christlover

    Alright, pending approval by @ariella-newheart or @anne_the_noob14, I believe that I will add an ex assassin to the group. Here is a character bio for him.

    Name: Vrahe Rodina

    Age: 37 years old

    Birthday: February 29, 2284

    Height: 6’3″

    Weight: 195 pounds

    Hair Color: Naturally jet black, but usually dyed to a less distinctive color such as a dirty blond or mousy brown when working on a job.

    Eye Color: Naturally emerald green, sometimes changed using contacts or eye-drops.

    Occupation: Ex-assassin. Now lives with his wife and mother and works as a tavern owner.

    Parents: His father was killed during a border skirmish. His mother lives with him at the tavern.

    Siblings: Had a younger brother and a twin sister. The brother works as an assassin hunter, which led to an estrangement between him and Vrahe. The sister was taken in a slaving run and Vrahe hasn’t seen her since he was 11.

    Likes: Peace; Spending time with his family; Hunting; Playing basketball with his friends; Keeping his skills sharp.

    Dislikes: Being disrespected; People not taking him seriously; Stupidity; Failing people who trust him; Being reminded of his sister; Authoritarian actions by the government; WASTED ALE!

    Character Type: INTP-A

    Quirks: Is paranoid about everything; rises at 5:00 every day for a 3 mile swim and 10 mile run; only takes cold showers; can drink anyone under the table, but never gets drunk; Can go from completely calm to raging mad and back within seconds; Acts weaker than he is in order to fool other people; loves classic rock music from the 1980s; Tries to become deadly with any object he comes across.

    Strengths: Is a natural leader; Usually makes the right decisions; Normally keeps his temper under control; Works better under pressure; Can read people really well; Is deadly with pretty much any object;  Is highly intelligent, both in book and street knowledge; Can heal most wounds to himself, and climb up walls without hand holds.

    Weaknesses: Arrogant; Overbearing; Can have eruptions of rage; Level of self esteem can vary wildly, from believing he can do anything to believing he can do nothing; Can be bloodthirsty; Confrontational; Manipulative; Can judge people or situations too hastily; Often tries to show off unnecessarily; No loyalty except to those he truly loves; Does not trust anyone, especially those in authority.

    Greatest Strength: Decisions under pressure

    Greatest Weakness: (Sometimes he just wants to see the world burn.)

    Wants: To live a peaceful life with his wife and mother while running his tavern. To be left alone by the gangs that he worked with. To not be found by the government that wants (and possibly needs) him dead.

    Problems: Taoe, the village loudmouth. Keeping his family safe from his past. Avoiding detection by those who want to use him or kill him, but who cannot afford to leave him to his own devices.

    Clothes: Vrahe’s casual attire consists of cargo pants and a form fitting t-shirt, both made of assassin’s wool (a fabric which can withstand impacts from both bullets and edged weapons. He wears a calf length black leather trench coat with a hood that can be reversed to have a mottled pattern which allows him to blend into the shadows. For footwear he has a pair of what look like normal running shoes. However, the soles are thin enough he can feel through them, and covered in little rubber nubs that give the shoes better grip.

    Items he Normally Carries: Keeps his sword, (Eldur) which will burst into flames at his command, hidden inside his trench coat. A Glock 17 in a shoulder holster and S&W 45 Shield at the small of his back. On his left hip he carries a K-Bar. There is a tactical pen in his right pocket, as well as a zippo lighter. He has a rappelling belt, and keeps a descender as well as some hyper strong rope in the knee pockets of his cargo pants. His back pack is a normal EDC bag with a couple of twists. (I am happy to go into detail on the contents of his bag if anyone wants to know, but I am not going to right now.) Keeps his phone in his left pocket, it can be used as a mobile base for most things he might need to do online. Finally, he has his watch, which includes a garrote wire in the watch band, and a handy sleep gas capsule hidden under the back.

    Description in 1 Sentence: “A mix of contradictions wrapped up in perhaps the most dangerous body on earth.”

    Character Background: The world Vrahe is constantly at war, mainly due to the government of Gormes Herra, the country where Vrahe lives. Vrahe’s father was killed in a battle when Vrahe was only 2 years old. His father’s best friend in the army, Parrin, took Vrahe under his wing on Vrahe’s 8th birthday and began training him to be a world class assassin. Vrahe’s twin sister was kidnapped by slavers when he was 11, and he blames himself for it. He began his work as an assassin when he was 17 and was accepted as the best in the business by the time he was 19. However, he became too good, and the government began to feel threatened by him. They started coming after him when he was 29. He attempted to stay in the job, but one day a little girl got caught in the crossfire during one of his jobs. His guilt drove him to retirement at the age of 31. Since then, he has started a new life with his wife and mother and became the owner and manager of the tavern in his town. Unfortunately, his older brother, by 3 years, was taken by the government 2 years before Vrahe started his training with Parrin. The government trained Vrahe’s brother to be an assassin hunter, and he was put on Vrahe’s case.

     

     

    Alright, I think that covers just about everything for Vrahe. I can bring him in as a possible villain if you want me to. He could also be a part of the group if that would be better. Let me know what role you want Vrahe to play in the castle. I look forward to rejoining you guys.

    "When injustice becomes law, rebellion becomes duty."
    -V

    #116806
    Dashuri Halad
    @christlover

    Sorry, I didn’t see the previous post.

    Yes, if you want to kill off Connor, I am okay with that. I don’t know what Connor’s reaction will be, and I will definitely have him fight back if you try to kill him in a battle situation. However, I think it is okay for him to go out in a violent way, he probably deserves it.

    "When injustice becomes law, rebellion becomes duty."
    -V

    #116819
    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

    @christlover

    Welcome back! (Again,) and welcome to Vrahe. What is the meaning of the name Vrahe?

     

    I also appreciate your quote/tag line at the end of your posts. Tis thought provoking and in most cases true.

    And a question. Why do you follow Jesus Christ?

    Jominkreesa

    Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.

    #116834
    Dashuri Halad
    @christlover

    @kimlikesart

    Thanks for the welcome back. The combination of his full name (Vrahe Milodat Rodina) is a blend of words in different languages that mean “The assassin who loves his family.” I chose those words because I feel like that describes Vrahe’s demeanor the most accurately.

    As to why I follow Jesus Christ, I have grown up in a Christian family. (I am 16 right now) When I was 4 I said I gave my life to Jesus, but I didn’t really know what that meant at that point. When I was 11 I was going through some really tough times and I didn’t feel like I had a lot to live for. At that point in time I hadn’t really been spending much time in the Bible or in prayer. I was pretty much just going through the motions of being a Christian. Well, one day, when I didn’t feel like there was really much reason for me to go on, I opened up the Bible and just started reading in the Gospels. It really gave me hope and turned my outlook on life completely around. I firmly believe that it was Jesus who nudged me into opening my Bible that day, and I would be at a completely different place in life if I hadn’t. That is why I follow and love Jesus.

    "When injustice becomes law, rebellion becomes duty."
    -V

    #116838
    Joelle Stone
    @joelle-stone

    @christlover,

    Yay, welcome!! Vrahe sounds really cool. And your testimony is awesome, and very similar to mine. 🙂

    https://thepeninspired.wordpress.com

    #116845
    Kimmi
    @kimlikesart

    @christlover

    blend of words in different languages that mean “The assassin who loves his family.”

    That’s really cool.

    Thank you for sharing your testimony. It reminded me of my own in a few places as well. (: God is good, yes?

    Jominkreesa

    Love is the wisdom of the fool and the folly of the wise.

    #116880
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    @joelle-stone @everyoneelse

    I like the idea of having the castle send some sort of beasts (for some reason my mind immediately went to wolves of some sort??), and I agree that we should drag characters along.


    @christlover
    Approval of Vrahe given! He sounds like Dharin, in a way… He also lost his sister to slave traders, and blames himself. Maybe he and Vrahe can be frustrated at themselves together XD

    “Enough! Be quiet! I can’t hear myself think! I can’t hear my teeth chatter!"

    #116885
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    @joelle-stone

    Heya! I posted another bit from Dharin’s perspective over on the thread that @kimlikesart (I think it was) started. Hopefully I did ok with Lytt! Lemme know if I had her do/say something out of character 🙂

    “Enough! Be quiet! I can’t hear myself think! I can’t hear my teeth chatter!"

    #116886
    Joelle Stone
    @joelle-stone

    @anne_the_noob14,

    K, thx! I’ll go check it out… 🙂

    https://thepeninspired.wordpress.com

    #116887
    Joelle Stone
    @joelle-stone

    @Livi Ryddle,

    Ooh, nice post!! I haven’t even seen that place, so it’s good that you told me ’bout it. 😛 And yes, you portrayed Lytt very well. 🙂

    https://thepeninspired.wordpress.com

    #116888
    Dashuri Halad
    @christlover

    What is the thought on Vrahe’s role. Should he be a villain or a hero?

    "When injustice becomes law, rebellion becomes duty."
    -V

    #116889
    Joelle Stone
    @joelle-stone

    He could be both. I mean, start out as a villain and reform. Or start out as a hero and reform. Or do villainous deeds and heroic ones. That’d be cool. 🙂

    https://thepeninspired.wordpress.com

    #116938
    Livi Ryddle
    @anne_the_noob14

    @joelle-stone Ok good! I’m glad!


    @christlover
    Personally, I think he would be interesting either way. But maybe start out kinda antagonistic? You mentioned in his bio that he’s suspicious of people, so it might be in character for him to start out really suspicious of everyone, especially those of us (Isaac, Dharin, Will, etc) who have obvious weapons and who could be dangerous. Maybe he goes off on his own, then thinks better of leaving everyone unwatched, and comes back to spy on us all, eventually befriending Dharin (ample opportunity would be given when Dharin goes off for a few minutes down some hallway to let out his emotions when he thinks about his sister). Idk tho, just a thought 🙂

    “Enough! Be quiet! I can’t hear myself think! I can’t hear my teeth chatter!"

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