Create a Character Challenge #52

Discussion in 'THREAD ARCHIVES' started by Kitti, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. This challenge is one about making characters based on the setting that they're destined for and also just a fun romp with one of the most creative aspects of roleplaying: character making. Based on the image posted, my challenge is for you to create a character for that setting and post it here!

    This week's image:


    Feel free to utilize this character sheet or create your own:

    Current Goal/Purpose:

  2. Name: Gilly Highhill
    Gender: Female
    Age: 37
    Species: Halfling
    Family: the Highhill's are not really blood-related but a group of dastardly thieves who train young halflings to be assassins, diplomats, entertainers...all for a bought hand in human politics. Currently, there are 12 members of Highhill: 4 elderly mentors, 5 active members, and 3 trainees.
    Gilly may be one of the youngest members of Highhill, but her quick wit and observations make her a swift candidate when subtly is needed and exploitation is wanted. Outwardly, she's quiet but it's the only sign you'll receive before she's taken everything you're worth. She's not anti-social but she's not readily trusting either, making her lack a sense of loyalty even among her comrades. Her flaw? She's slightly...daring. If the halfling thinks she can take the mission a step further, she'll walk a whole mile before she'll finally call it finished.
    History: The halfling was a rarity of Highhill, being born in the family rather than a bought slave or bribed orphan. Even so, she doesn't have the information of who her parents are or, perhaps, were in the organization. Her earliest memory involved receiving acrobatic drills for Master Ienia, a bitter crone with saggy wrinkles and a permanent frown. Gilly trained, and gambled, for the next 19 years before she was given her first mission, stealing a stack of correspondences from a local noble woman. They turned out to be love letters -- and not from her noble husband. The Highhill's used this as leverage for funding in another "adventure" Gilly would take part in. It earned her a busted wrist and two scars, but she never lost that fight. Now she was on the ledge of a window, waiting for the opportunity to make her entrance.
    Current Goal/Purpose: To not get caught, but that is the advantage when the roof-tops is the escape route.
    Appearance: Gilly is lithe being. Not even 4 feet, she's the size of a small child. She has dark leather skin, even darker eyes, and freckles across the bridge of her nose. Her ears stick out a little too much, short brown hair with a cowlick, and a gap between her front teeth. She isn't beautiful, not even pretty, but she has a sort of charm about her that draws people in despite her odd looks.
  3. name: Amarth Bones
    gender: Male
    age: 20
    species: he is wolf/ can be human.
    family: none, lost all family cuz of his problems.
    personality: he is witty, very very playful, can be serious at times but tries to have fun, has a lot of problems which is why the last name is bones ((will be covered in appearance.
    current goal/purpose: just to keep living maybe a pack if he can, but no one accepts his problems.
    appearance: black wit a purple streak. his bones can lock and go out of socket ((which mine do in real life, due to no cartilage in my joints))
  4. <!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> Name: Sara Cadweth

    Gender: Female

    Age: 19

    Species: Human

    Family: None

    History/Personality: Sara doesn’t know what happened to her parents. She was abandoned when she was a baby. She was brought up in an orphanage in the city of Muradra with six other kids. During her time there, she spent 90% of it by herself and didn’t associate with anyone else there. She taught herself how to read and was always seen with a book. She dreamed of going on adventures and seeing what the land outside of that city was like. The week before her 12th birthday, she started preparing to leave on her journey. She gathered up the small amount of money that she had, the few belongings that she owned, and food which she snuck into her things after meals, then left the night of her 12th birthday, making sure to leave no trace that she was ever there. Over the next few years, living on the streets a neighboring city called Dreia, she had to learn how to survive on her own. She became decent at thieving and was quick to read people so she knew what she needed to do in order to get what she wanted. Even though she was a loner, she managed to make a friend in the city, an elderly man who also didn’t have a home. He had helped her when she first arrived in the city, and after learning the man was slowly dying, she decided to hold off on her journey and stay and help him anyway she could.

    Current Goal/Purpose: To help her dying friend.

    Appearance: About 5 ft. 4 inches tall, thin, bright blue eyes, long black hair, and always wears a red cloak.
  5. Name: Rory Ryder
    Gender: Female
    Age: 17
    Species: Human
    Family: Her mother was slaughtered when she was five, her father was never in the picture. Brothers and sisters died of disease young.
    Personality: She is very tough and doesn't normally take no for an answer when she asks for something. She's very ambitiouse since the kingdom is so poor and weak, so she's trying to bring strength back to it by stealing from the rich and giving to the poor.
    History: Her family died young, a man called Robin took her in and raised her like his own, taughed her to fight with a sword, and even showed her how to become a better archer than him. She could hit anything within 500 ft without fail.
    Current Goal/Purpose: She is currently trying to give the power back to the poor, and it's working so far, so wish her luck!
    Appearance: She has short red hair, grey blue eyes, stands at 5'10", wears a green cloak, a pointed green hat, and green shoes. She is skinny and climbs and jumps from tree to tree for transportation.
  6. Name: Eldar

    Gender: Female

    Age: Old

    Species: Wood elf/High elf

    Family: Father (wood elf) and mother (high elf).

    Personality: Daring and ambitous. Always looking for a worthy opponent.

    History: When you're immortal life tends to get boring. That's why Eldar decided to hit the road and travel the world and hire her sword to those who needed it. She was already a skilled swordswoman when she started traveling but after few decades of battles (there was always a battle somewhere) she became truly exellant and ordinary little skirmishes between power-hungry noblemen weren't enough anymore. It was too easy, since often the opponents were bearly peasants who were given a sword and an order to fight for their lords. So now she travels from place to place in the search for worthy opponents who would give her the challange she needs to get away from the boredom of immortality. She travels with her friend, and elf man called Celion Smallears and his cougar friend Blacktail. Celion is skilled hunter and their guide through the wilderness.

    Current Goal/Purpose: Fight a worty opponent.

    Appearance: She is tall (about 5.9 ft) and has long dark brown hair. Her blue eyes are always serious, even when she smiles. She's always wears a beatiful elven made scale armor and dark green cloak without any insignia. The scales of the armor are decorated to look like leaves. On her back she carries a wooden shield and her sword is also beatiful and elegant (elven made) with ornate pictures. The sword is sharp and well crafted and it never seems to be stained, not even after a battle. Dispite her lithe build, the weight of her gear doesn't seem slow her down and she's always fast and agile.
  7. Name: Garen James
    Gender: Male
    Age: 24
    Species: Human
    Family: Surrounding him with love and being the inspiration for his creations
    Personality: Extremely light hearted and creative, always delving into new worlds or expanding his own
    History: When he graduated high school, he didn't know what he was going to do. He went to culinary school for a while, but eventually went to video game school to pursue a dream of his. He used to think it was silly, but when he realized he had actual talent, he was all over it.
    Current Goal/Purpose: To finish the production of the game "Nightwish"
    Appearance: short, brown hair. Blue eyes. About 5"7, glasses, nerdy, skinny. Slightly muscled.
  8. Name: Lucien aka Stefan Meyster

    Gender: Male

    Age: 30

    Species: Human

    Family: A Meyster noble, one of the last living male in the family, his father was murdered due to his betrayal against the Inner Circle. The rest of his family are hunted, so most are either dead, missing, or in hiding.

    Personality: Playful and cynical, he finds life amusing, and enjoys going against society rules. In his heart, he is in despair, shamed and disgusted of himself that he alone could not save the name of the Meyster family, making him guarded when approached about his past.

    History: The Inner Circle was the government of the city, monarchy was dying and the noble families were becoming a thing in the past. Stefan's family were the last of true noble blood living, and wholeheartedly believed the Inner Circle was the death of what rights purebreds should automatically be guaranteed. Stefan growing up was a spoiled child and when he reached his teen years, it was then his father was assassinated, accused of a plot against the Circle. The rest of his family was hunted, and to save the last blood in the line, Stefan was forced to go into hiding under their servants, who were highly paid to keep him safe until he could fend for himself. They treated him like an outsider and he lived the rest of his teen years roughly, learning the way as a poor man for once in his life. He joined the organization called Chain Blades, and took up a new name, Lucien. The organization was a rival to the Circle, believing that they were worse than a monarchy, but dictating the entire population with their lies of equality. He rose up in the organization as one of the most revered Leaders in their movement, making a name of himself in the city once again, hiding his true identity.

    Current Goal/Purpose: To bring down the Inner Circle and avenge his family's death.

    Appearance: He is very tall and regal, despite his ragged clothing. His eyes are a piercing pale blue and his hair is long blonde which is always tied in a braid. He has chiseled features, possibly handsome if it weren't for his wild beard.
  9. Name: Isabel Edeson
    Gender: Female
    Age: 20
    Species: Human
    Family: She has a younger brother, Thomas. She was left alone to take care of him when her parents were taken away to work.
    Personality: She's always on her toes, paranoid about everything and trusts no one. But every once in a while, she might find a reason to relax. And if that reason's good enough, she might let go and forget about her life for a while.
    History: When she turned 18, old enough to watch over her brother. Both her parents were taken to work for the King, miles from home. Since before then, she'd been learning to work on her own, in the city, baking for an income. She never asked questions, she was just like all of the others living there like slaves to the King. Her brother on the other hand, was a curious one. The most stress she's ever had was from worrying what Thomas was getting into when out of her sight.
    Current Goal/Purpose: To keep her brother safe from the guards and out of trouble in order for them live as long as possible.
    Appearance: Long straiight black hair and dark green eyes. Her skin is pale and she's 5'7 and very thin.