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Topic Subject:The Mist of Time - Character Detail
Civis Romanus
Angel
posted 09-29-01 13:14 ET (US)         
COMPANION CHARACTER DETAIL THREAD FOR THE MIST OF TIME

HOW TO USE THIS THREAD:

Each writer is asked to make one post per character in this thread giving a thorough description of each of his/her personal and non-personal character(s). This is not a discussion thread. It is intended to be a reference thread where writers can go, using the links, to get information about another writer's character beyond the brief description in the story thread header. By posting to this thread himself or herself, the writer can keep the information on the character up to date as the story progresses.

Some of you have already completed a version of the following format (Thanks, Arithmial):

Character Type:(Indicate Personal or Non-personal)
Character Name:
Gender:
Age:
Physical Description:
Brief Bio:
Most often known to say:
Described by others as:

To make it easier, simply copy and paste your already completed version and update it through Edit. Otherwise, feel free to copy and paste the outline above and fill in the information as described.

This should be a one time activity with only a few minor edits required as the story progresses. It is not necessary to complete every element of your character description.

Please do not use special signatures or insert photos or illustrations in this thread. Thank you for your cooperation.

LINKS TO RELATED THREADS:

STORY THREAD and DISCUSSION THREAD

[This message has been edited by Civis Romanus (edited 10-01-2001 @ 09:46 PM).]

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Micah Aragorn
Pleb
posted 09-30-01 01:52 ET (US)     1 / 17       
My character:
Name: Blaez -means 'wolf'
Origin: Celt
Features: mid thirties, dark hair, dark eyes, dresses in earth colors to blend in with terrain. Keen sense of smell and exceptional eyesight.
Weapons:Bow and quiver, knife for hunting.
History: tracker and hunter for Jos, chieftan of a northern tribe of Celts. Married to Elara and has one child,Mikael.
Wife and son were said to have been taken by a mystical creature into a "Mist" no one has been able to find. He searches for his family and the "Mist.
ZigZac
Pleb
posted 09-30-01 05:05 ET (US)     2 / 17       
Character Type: Personal

Character Name: YSBRAND

Gender: Male

Age: Unknown, but he appears to look in his late 20's.

Physical Description: Broad shouldered, tall; short brown hair; blue/grey eyes. Charismatic. Travels with menagerie. Carries a twisted wood staff and enchanted weapons. He wears a long, flowing deep navy rob.

Brief Bio: The Saxon Warlock, Ysbrand. He has a strange accent, it seem Irish, but still is different from an Irish person. One day a group of Romans invaded his village. Kander and his wife made it out alive, as well as Budra and Ysbrand. But Ysbrand's parents were killed by the Romans, who tried to invade Ireland after conquering most of Britainnia. Seeking revenge he tried as hard as possible to get Kander to teach him all he knew. Kander saw the rage in Ysbrand's heart, and said no. Ysbrand left warning Kander, his wife and Budra never to get in his way. Budra found out many years later that a woman saw Ysbrand's strangth and taught him all she new. The woman was known as Queen Mab. An evil woman. She had more power in her little finger than any of the other mystics in the world. He has a very commanding presence. When he enters the room everyone usually becomes silent, but only for a few seconds. He is generally nice to people, at least to their faces. He doesn't like people very well, although there are a select few that he genuinely likes. He epecially doesn't like Horsa or Hengist because if it weren't for them, he would be a free man. He seeks to conquer those who have imprisoned him. He wants revenge on the ones who killed his parents, took him away from his homeland. He wishes to get a hold of Cerridwen's Cauldron to put the Saxons under his rule and to eliminate all who stand in his way.

Most often known to say: "Why am I cursed with these idiots?"

Described by others as: "A very strange man. When he looks into your eyes, it sends a chill down your spine; its almost like you know he's plotting something. But who am I to judge a man on the way he looks?"

[This message has been edited by ZigZac (edited 10-22-2001 @ 06:53 AM).]

Duan Xuan
Pleb
posted 09-30-01 05:14 ET (US)     3 / 17       
Can someone help Feimar think of a proper bio? HELP!!!

D XUAN
Cyber Paladin
Pleb
posted 09-30-01 05:22 ET (US)     4 / 17       
Character Type: Personal
Character Name: Aurelius
Gender: M
Age: 20
Physical Description: dark brown eyes; long, unbound, fine black hair. Elegant face and behaviour
Brief Bio: Originally he came from a place called Azeroth (forgive me). He was called upon by The Mist to team up with other paladins from the other worlds and help defending a great artifact from worthless people. The transiton from Azeroth to this place called "Earth" has wiped his memories, as well as his briefing from The Mist. He himself knows little about his own past in Azeroth. All he knows is that he had to defend the Village in order to get home. And he often mediates, trying to remember about his past.
Most often known to say: "Calm down."
Described by others as: A quiet but warm and helpful man. A living symbol of virtues. A fierce fighter. A good healer. Avoids magics.
Jayhawk
Eminence Grise
posted 09-30-01 05:29 ET (US)     5 / 17       
Personal character
Name: Jayhawk
Gender: Male
Age: Several thousand years, looks early thirties
Physical Description: Tall and slender, with sea-green eyes, and shoulder long dark hair. He's always nattily dressed, fastidiously clean and has made some reputation as a wandering minstrel (not just in this age ) His eyes can change colour (to pure gold) depending on mood and use of inate abilities. His glamour normaly hides his ebon wings.
Rides a black stallion named Aran and plays a 12-stringed lute.
Brief Bio: Immortal celestial, Jayhawk is one of those that loves humans enough to 'meddle' even though this has caused him trouble with the Powers That Be more than once. It has never stopped him, though.
Most often known to say: Are you sure you want to do that?
Described by others as: Somehow he's always there when you need him.
Favourite expression: an enigmatic smile.
Windplume
Pleb
posted 09-30-01 13:02 ET (US)     6 / 17       
Character Type: Personal (Windplume)
Character Name: Wulf

Gender: Male

Age: late 20's

Physical Description: Big and strong, long beard and hair, very hairy person in general. Appears stupid. Smells worse than a landfill on a hot day.

Brief Bio: Wulf is a travelling woodsman/barbarian of unknown origin. He's big and strong and hairy and smelly. He appears stupid, but it actually quite intelligent. He is uncommunicative, using short sentences/fragments or grunting. He'a also a skilled hunter/outdoorsman. His hobbies include eating raw meat and hitting things. Called Wulf because he has a natural link with wolves, and can speak with them and command them. Carries only a tent and bow(and clothes).

Most often known to say: *grunt*

Described by others as: Smelly, big, stupid, hairy, strong.

(Note: changed from a Saxon to a traveller, in order to integrate better and possibly be of use to celts AND saxons AND whoever else)


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[This message has been edited by Windplume (edited 09-30-2001 @ 11:04 PM).]

Cian McGuire
Member
posted 09-30-01 23:19 ET (US)     7 / 17       
Character Type: Personal

Character Name: Cian OhEaghra

Gender: Male

Age: 28

Physical Description: A little taller than the average, Cian stands at about 6 feet tall, with long, unruly black hair and bright snowflake-blue eyes. His hands and fingers are long and slender, hinting at an aptitude for musicial instruments. He wears a hauberk of mail underneath a thick green cape emblazoned with the seal of the OhEaghra Clan, leather boots, gauntlets and breeches complement his attire, and he carries a the Clan Falchion given to him by his father on his left and a skean on his right.

Brief Bio: Cian OhEaghra: the son of Olioll Olum, King of Meath; the son of Eoghan (Owen) Mor, the 110th Monarch of Ireland; direct descendant of Heber Fionn, first monarch of Ireland.

In Meath King Olioll still holds the throne at Tara- though nearly pushing the venerable age of sixty- but there is something rotten in the state of Ireland. Enemies of the OhEaghra Clan seek to overthrow the rightful OhEaghra rule of Meath and dispute their legitimate claim to the Crown of Ireland and in attempting to do so, they managed to 'convince' a group of corrupt Bishops to that Cian was guilty of heresy and abomination and they ordered his arrest.

A young family friend who was a priest learned of this and warned the OhEaghras of this, and Cian escaped through Wales to England to gather support for his return and to enforce his claim to the Crown. The story picks up with the priest, Ruadan of Leinster, and Cian OhEaghra making their way across the stormy Irish Sea on a small, oared ship...

Most often known to say:

Described by others as: Impetuous, dashing, regal, honorable


In vino veritas

[This message has been edited by Cian McGuire (edited 10-03-2001 @ 04:45 AM).]

Cian McGuire
Member
posted 10-01-01 04:54 ET (US)     8 / 17       
Character Type: Personal

Character Name: Ruadan of Leinster

Gender: Male

Age: 24

Physical Description: Standing at about 5 feet and 6 inches, Ruadan is at the average height for the men of his tribe and time, yet he was possessed of a constitution much weaker. Frail, somewhat prone to sickness, Ruadan was a natural for his chosen profession as a priest. He wears the Black Robes of Iona, carries his crude crucifix, a few assorted parchment full of parables, and his role as the professor of his faith with dignity.

Brief Bio: Ruadan is the cousin of Cian, but fathered different Clan. Yet, since he is considered part of the royal Meath family he was allowed the same educational priviledges as Cian and his siblings and he grew up revering the older Cian and his exploits.

Yet, when he came of age he had no where to go- he had no place in the castle and no Clan to go to, and his frail and bookish nature held no place in the adventuring world- so he decided to go to Clonard to study under Finnian in his monastary. It was here that the a few of the elders of the Church had met to plot to convince the rest that Cian OhEaghra was guilty of heresy and Ruadan overheard it and rushed home to Tara to inform his childhood hero of his impending doom.

One step ahead of the Church and the men of Diarmat macCerbaill, the accuser, Ruadan followed Cian to the docks of Dublin, then in a move sure to shape his life, he decides to abandon the rest of his schooling in an attempt to save himself and boarded the ship with Cian.

Most often known to say: May His blessings go with you.

Described by others as: Pious, shy, quiet, bookish


In vino veritas

[This message has been edited by Cian McGuire (edited 10-03-2001 @ 04:47 AM).]

Jaguar
Pleb
posted 10-01-01 10:41 ET (US)     9 / 17       
Character Type: Personal

Name: Kyrin

Gender: Female

Age: looks early to mid twenties, but could be much older, as her experience may imply.

Physical Description: Short. Very pale skin and red hair that is always worn down, hiding her ears. Kyrin is usually dressed in greens. Her current wardrobe includes a pale green dress withyellow trim and a forest green cloak that glimmers. She has many pouches sown in the inside of the cloak and also has a few pouches hanging from her belt. She does carry a quarterstaf and a sling, but they do not look like they are used much.

Brief Bio: Kyrin's background is a mystery to most that meet her. She speaks with a funny accent that many can not seem to place. She almost seems to think she is better than everyone else, but this does not often show through in her personality. Nobody has known her for many years, but she appears to be looking for adventure and something else...


Most often heard musing to herself: "I wonder what I can use this for?"

Favorite weapon: magical missiles that mysteriously always find their target.

[This message has been edited by Jaguar (edited 10-01-2001 @ 10:42 AM).]

Civis Romanus
Angel
posted 10-01-01 21:54 ET (US)     10 / 17       
Character Type: Non-personal
Character Name: LESTRA
Gender: Female
Age: 20 Years Old
Physical Description: Comely, auburn-haired with reddish highlights; grey eyes. Average heighth.
Brief Bio: Eldest daughter of Klax, Chieftan of a tribe of Angles allied with the Saxons. Previously betrothed to an Angles warrior. The warrior was killed by Celts in a battle forced on the Angles by invading Saxons. Refuses to marry except on her own terms. Has threatened to flee the tribe if Klax should force another match on her.
Most often known to say: "I shall know the man I want by the look in his eyes."
Described by others as: Attractive, but headstrong.

[This message has been edited by Civis Romanus (edited 10-01-2001 @ 09:56 PM).]

Civis Romanus
Angel
posted 10-01-01 22:08 ET (US)     11 / 17       
Character Type: Non-personal
Character Name: NYLA
Gender: Female
Age: 18 Years Old
Physical Description: Radiantly beautiful milkwhite-complexioned face with blue/green/grey eyes, framed by longish red hair. Average heighth. Trim figure, narrow waist; pleasantly proportioned bust and hips.
Brief Bio: Youngest daughter of Klax, Chieftan of a tribe of Angles allied with the Saxons. Outwardly a flirtacious distraction to young men of the tribe. Inwardly, a scheming, manipulative vixen intent upon gaining power through her beauty and dabling in mysticism. Seeks to ally herself with a powerful man for her own advantage, not his. Is exceedingly jealous of Lestra's rank and privileges as the oldest daughter.
Most often known to say: "Wouldn't you like to know me just a little bit better?"
Described by others as: Delightful (by males); despicable (by females).

[This message has been edited by Civis Romanus (edited 10-01-2001 @ 10:13 PM).]

Cian McGuire
Member
posted 10-03-01 04:43 ET (US)     12 / 17       
Character Type: Non-personal

Character Name: King Olioll Olum of the Clan OhEaghra

Gender: Male

Age: 59

Physical Description: An aged, bent old man, Olioll still possesses some of the vitality that has sustained him through so much hardship. With long, flowing white hair, and rheumatic light blue eyes Olioll looks as though he ought to be named 'ancient', as opposed to his son, Cian. He wears the Torque of the Clans, and still carries his family's sword, while adorned in a green, fur-lined cloak.

Brief Bio: Olioll has seen much in his life- of his 9 sons, only 2 remain, Cormac-Cas, the elder, and Cian, the younger. This is all the direct result of a lifetime of strife with a son-in-law, Lughaidh, who when they were both much younger declared war on the OhEaghra Clan determined to secure the Right of Succession for himself. Lughaidh retreated to Scotland after being banished from the Isle and returned with his friends and family- the resulting Battle of Magh Mucromha left the then High King of Ireland, Art-Ean-Fhear and seven of Olioll's sons dead, and the OhEaghra Clan in shambles.

Yet Olioll persevered, and thirty years later Lughaidh died without a legitimate male heir, and Olioll regained all the land he had lost after the Battle of Magh Mucromha, along with the claim to the throne of the High King. Clan OhEaghra and King Olioll now contend with an illegitimate son of Lughaidh, Diarmat macCerbaill, in this latest round of machinations.

Most often known to say: And that is my will!

Described by others as: Proud, stern, just, melancholy


In vino veritas

[This message has been edited by Cian McGuire (edited 10-03-2001 @ 04:44 AM).]

Jayhawk
Eminence Grise
posted 10-03-01 07:29 ET (US)     13 / 17       
Character Type: Non-personal

Character Name: Owen Ironheart
Gender: Male

Age: 42

Physical Description: Not very tall, but with wide shoulders, black hair with a touch of grey, pale skin (somewhat soot stained) and grey eyes.

Brief Bio: Owen is both the smith of Glynden as it's main priest/druid and thus de facto 'ruler' of the village. He's a devout believer in the true gods and an old friend of Talisien,whom he met while still a kid.

Most often known to say: Why don't we all calm down and have some mead?

Described by others as: Kind, just, patient, a true leader.

Arithmial
Pleb
posted 10-06-01 07:04 ET (US)     14 / 17       
I suppose I should update here too:

Name: Arithmial
Gender: Male
Age: Approx. 26
Physical Description: Tall, with steely grey eyes, and very short cropped hair. Arithmial is ambidextrous. Carries a long bow, two quivers of arrows, and two small throwing daggers. Wears an amulet engraved with a 'A K'. Light, leather armour, covered with a long black silken cloak, always hooded - never showing the face.
Brief Bio: 'A loner with a past', Arithmial is the proverbial traveller. For many years Arithmial has been searching for 'the truth', whatever that may be. Interestingly, whilst questing for truth, Arithmial hides a most intriguing secret. Arithmial will always sleep alone, prefering "...the solitude of night spent by one's self and nature..." Rides a pure white Stallion, named Brandis.
Most often known to say: "Friends? My only friend is my horse..."
Described by others as: Something not quite right, a stranger amongst friends carrying a heavy burden.


ZigZac
Pleb
posted 10-08-01 05:48 ET (US)     15 / 17       
Character Type: Personal

Character Name: His name is Cedric, but likes to go by Bevan. He only likes the people he really knows well to call him Cedric.

Gender:Male

Age:20

Physical Description:Blonde mildly curly hair, Bright blue eyes, tall, broud shoulders, very handsome

Brief Bio:Not any of the Saxons or Angles know anything about Cedric. He perfers to go by Bevan. He is strong willed, and doesn't do anything willingly that would ruin his honor. He is shy around Lestra, but warms up after a few minutes. He would rather be around Lestra than Nyla because Lestra can carry on a normal conversation, at least this is what he thinks. Ysbrand wants Bevan to do his bidding, but finds his will a little harder to "control" than he had first thought.

Most often known to say:"ummmm...nothing."

Described by others as:"Very handsome young man.
Wish my son was more like him."

[This message has been edited by ZigZac (edited 10-16-2001 @ 02:07 AM).]

The Phoenix
Pleb
posted 10-22-01 00:17 ET (US)     16 / 17       
Character Type: Personal

Character Name: The Phoenix (aka Auriga)

Gender: Male

Age: Several thousand years. Appears twenties.

Physical Description: Average to tall; rather thin. Black hair. Dark eyes, normally cold, but occasionally full of humour, and sometimes appear to literally be on fire. Right-handed, with nervous fingers.

Wears a long black cloak with a hood, which covers the face. No visible armour. Carries a sword with a hilt in the shape of an eagle, but rarely uses it.

Brief Bio: The Phoenix's background is a mystery. He, too, has a strange accent, and is from a land unknown to any of the peoples of Britain or Ireland, or even the Continent. Able to communicate in several languages. Appears to have certain "powers". Cold and sardonic, but not callous or evil. Instinctively suspicious and unfriendly, but once befriended, a loyal friend. Sometimes appears to have little regard for life. Often suspicious of prevailing opinion or convention (i.e. would immediately be suspicious of/dislike Nyla [or at any rate, definitely not be infatuated with her]).

Most often known to say: Indeed?

Described by others as: Cold/cynical, sarcastic, strange/mysterious, but loyal and sometimes jocular/friendly/humourous.


For when my outward action doth demonstrate/the native act and figure of my heart
In complement extern,
'tis not long after/But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve
For daws to peck at.
I am not what I am. (Iago.I.i.67-71)
ZigZac
Pleb
posted 10-31-01 03:55 ET (US)     17 / 17       
Character Type: Personal

Character Name: Liam

Gender: Male

Age: 23

Physical Description: A very tall man, with broad shoulders. Light Brown hair; green eyes; He uses a double-bladed longsword. He wears enough armor to cover his body, but the metal its made out of is light and durable. he is also experienced with lances, maces, knives and any other kind of swords.

Brief Bio: He has a warm smile. Very gentle to children and people. He can't stand seeing injustice. He loves his family with all his heart. He is generous and kind. He loves to guard Glynden. He considers it the most honorable assignment he has ever been given and would love to do it forever.

Most often known to say: Nothing, he pauses a lot and stares into space.

Described by others as: Handsome, loving, kind, generous, devoted, wonderful father and husband, loyal, honest and trust worthy of anything.

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