EXERCISE The One Word Test: Character Interview #6

Discussion in 'DEVELOPING CHARACTERS & CULTURES' started by - Falcon -, Nov 8, 2014.

  1. I will ask a series of questions. Your character is confined to single word responses. One word only.
    The point of this exercise is to convey as much about the character with as few words as possible.

    Need an example? This video should help explain.


    Remember you can answer questions abstractly. For example:
    What do you wear to work? Honor


    What do you live for?
    Why?
    What is your heart's desire?
    What do you fear?
    Why?
    What is your own personal quest?
    What do you bring with you?
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?


    Sorry all, I know it's late. I'll try to have next month's up on time.
     
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  2. Interviewee: Melanie Gains (currently in a Walking Dead roleplay)

    What do you live for?
    Freedom

    Why?
    Survival

    What is your heart's desire?
    Him

    What do you fear?
    Walkers

    Why?
    Infection

    What is your own personal quest?
    Survive

    What do you bring with you?
    Pistol

    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    Teamwork

    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    Communication

    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    Life

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    Dad
     
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  3. Sasha Keren

    What do you live for?

    Nothing.

    Why?

    Avolition.

    What is your heart's desire?

    Freedom.

    What do you fear?

    Limitation.

    Why?

    Independence.

    What is your own personal quest?

    Autonomy.

    What do you bring with you?

    Discretion.

    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?

    Money.

    How do you handle the troubles along the way?

    Head-on.

    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?

    Principle.

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?

    Booze.
     
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  4. Tiana Koul

    What do you live for?
    Others.

    Why?
    Anomaly.

    What is your heart's desire?
    Contentment.

    What do you fear?
    Isolation.

    Why?
    Existence.

    What is your own personal quest?
    End.

    What do you bring with you?
    Confusion.

    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    Life.

    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    Indecision.

    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    Anomalous.

    (forgot the bonus thing)
    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?

    Restart.
     
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  5. What do you live for?
    Wisdom.

    Why?
    Curiosity.

    What is your heart's desire?
    Clarity.

    What do you fear?
    Connection.

    Why?
    Trust.

    What is your own personal quest?
    Understanding.

    What do you bring with you?
    Bravery.

    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    Experience.

    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    Calmly.

    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    Restoration.

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    Truth.
     
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  6. What do you live for? Forgot
    Why? Unsure
    What is your heart's desire? Remembrance
    What do you fear? Relapse
    Why? Mind
    What is your own personal quest? Attention
    What do you bring with you? Heart
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest? Illusions
    How do you handle the troubles along the way? Lies
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile? Truth

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for? Memory

     
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  7. What do you live for? Kill
    Why? Fear
    What is your heart's desire? Trust
    What do you fear? People
    Why? Untrustworthy
    What is your own personal quest? Searching
    What do you bring with you? Justice
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest? Weapon
    How do you handle the troubles along the way? Kill
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile? Children

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for? Peace
     
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  8. YES! EVEN BETTER THAN THE LAST FOR UNA!

    What do you live for?
    Life
    Why?
    All
    What is your heart's desire?
    Marriage
    What do you fear?
    Death
    Why?
    Sadness
    What is your own personal quest?
    Friendship
    What do you bring with you?
    Myself
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    Myself
    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    Undoubtidly
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    Friends

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    Another
     
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  9. Lacey Evans

    What do you live for?
    Survival.
    Why?
    Family.
    What is your heart's desire?
    Vengeance.
    What do you fear?
    Eternity.
    Why?
    Loss.
    What is your own personal quest?
    Mother.
    What do you bring with you?
    Alone.
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    Hatred.
    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    Alone.
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    Peace.

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    Repeat.
     
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  10. What do you live for?
    Love
    Why?
    Compassion
    What is your heart's desire?
    Peace
    What do you fear?
    War
    Why?
    Loss
    What is your own personal quest?
    Salvation
    What do you bring with you?
    Willpower
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    Friendship
    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    Tact
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    Redemption

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    Forgiveness.
     
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  11. ((Second antagonist post, because I never seem to be able to remember to do these things whenever I'm supposed to.))

    So stood there the bespectacled man known throughout his peers as Cotton. This was his last errand before leaving for the cafeteria, on a request by a certain junior - another round of tests on the software of his own design. The historical program - 'Pontificate'. Cotton smiled.

    "Let's begin!"

    Infinitia
    What do you live for?
    "...Lineage."
    Why?
    "Love."
    What is your heart's desire?
    "Knowing."
    What do you fear?
    "Straying."
    Why?
    "Corruption."
    What is your own personal quest?
    "...Ending."
    What do you bring with you?
    "Legacies."
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    "Inheritance."
    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    "Steadfast."
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    "Hope."

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    "...D-Dream..."


    AB - Aleph Balzac
    What do you live for?
    "Life."
    Why?
    "Thusly."
    What is your heart's desire?
    "Escape."
    What do you fear?
    "...Fate."
    Why?
    "Unjust."
    What is your own personal quest?
    "Comrades."
    What do you bring with you?
    "...Them."
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    "Skill."
    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    "Unleash."
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    "...Life."

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    "Eyes."


    Sazaekihel
    What do you live for?
    "Power."
    Why?
    "Order."
    What is your heart's desire?
    "Brilliance."
    What do you fear?
    "None."
    Why?
    "Absolute."
    What is your own personal quest?
    "...Stagnancy."
    What do you bring with you?
    "Tomorrow."
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    "History."
    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    "Thoughtfully."
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    "...Overdue."

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    "...Privacy."


    Sabnac
    What do you live for?
    "...Happiness."
    Why?
    "...Everything."
    What is your heart's desire?
    "...Pleasure."
    What do you fear?
    "...Fear?"
    Why?
    "...Fear...?"
    What is your own personal quest?
    "...Mine."
    What do you bring with you?
    "...Power."
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    "...Myself."
    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    "...Kill."
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    "...Why...?"

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    "...Music..."


    Anthrope
    What do you live for?
    "Truth."
    Why?
    "Only."
    What is your heart's desire?
    "Solitude."
    What do you fear?
    "...Him."
    Why?
    "He."
    What is your own personal quest?
    "...Death."
    What do you bring with you?
    "...Elegy."
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    "Numbers."
    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    "Fine."
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    "...Else?"

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    "Blood?"


    Juvang Aiwes
    What do you live for?
    "Work."
    Why?
    "Food."
    What is your heart's desire?
    "Hmm... Cottage..."
    What do you fear?
    "...M-Misunderstandings..."
    Why?
    "Trouble..."
    What is your own personal quest?
    "Personal...?"
    What do you bring with you?
    "No..."
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    "Ingenuity."
    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    "Necessarily."
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    "Better..."

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    "Hmm... Mansion..."


    Yaharuach
    What do you live for?
    "Revenge."
    Why?
    "Lies."
    What is your heart's desire?
    "Birthright..."
    What do you fear?
    "...Unwise."
    Why?
    "..."
    What is your own personal quest?
    "...Me."
    What do you bring with you?
    "...Never."
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    "...Y-You."
    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    "W-Will."
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    "...L-Lose...."

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    "..."


    The smile turned into a slight frown. The software seemed to be failing towards the last simulation, producing erratic answers like it did.

    It was strange. He could've sworn it's near-perfect now...

    "Maybe it is..." thought the man, paying the interface one last glance before he escaped the doors. The interface glitched exactly once.
     
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  12. What do you live for?
    "Knowledge."
    Why?
    "Thirst."
    What is your heart's desire?
    "Peace."
    What do you fear?
    "Emotions."
    Why?
    "Pain."
    What is your own personal quest?
    "Save."
    What do you bring with you?
    "Experience."
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    "Knowledge."
    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    "Smiling."
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    "Habit."

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    "Company."
     
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  13. Character: Matthias Draper

    What do you live for?
    Observation

    Why?
    Hope

    What is your heart's desire?
    Satiation

    What do you fear?
    Hunger

    Why?
    Hurt

    What is your own personal quest?
    Lost

    What do you bring with you?
    Where?

    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    Gramps

    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    Bitterness

    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    Faith

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    Life
     
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  14. Renji Koyama

    What do you live for?
    Survival

    Why?
    Betrayal

    What is your heart's desire?
    Freedom

    What do you fear?
    Myself

    Why?
    Demons

    What is your own personal quest?
    Life

    What do you bring with you?
    Nothing

    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    Logic

    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    Game

    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    Living

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    Truth
     
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  15. Avani Page

    What do you live for?
    Master.

    Why?
    Gratitude.

    What is your heart's desire?
    ...Reunion.

    What do you fear?
    Lust.

    Why?
    Sister.

    What is your own personal quest?
    Improvement.

    What do you bring with you?
    ...Notepad.

    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    Decorum.

    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    Quickly.

    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    Someday...

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    ...Rewind.
     
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  16. What do you live for?
    Adventure

    Why?
    Wanderlust

    What is your heart's desire?
    Universe

    What do you fear?
    Abstention

    Why?
    Restriction

    What is your own personal quest?
    Self-discovery

    What do you bring with you?
    Determination

    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    Willpower

    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    Release

    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    Results

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    More
     
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  17. Interview subject: Paul Lyons - Mobile Suit Gundam Those Who Correct
    What do you live for? - Family

    Why? - Duty

    What is your heart's desire? - Peace

    What do you fear? - Loss

    What is your own personal quest? - Vengence

    What do you bring with you? - Resolve

    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest? - Emotion

    How do you handle the troubles along the way? - War

    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile? - Opportunity

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    Contentment
     
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  18. Flynn Barker

    What do you live for?
    Tomorrow

    Why?
    Friends

    What is your heart's desire?
    Happiness

    What do you fear?
    Endings

    Why?
    Goodbyes

    What is your own personal quest?
    Justice

    What do you bring with you?
    Morals

    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest?
    Courage

    How do you handle the troubles along the way?
    Determination

    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile?
    Friends

    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for?
    Peace
     
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  19. Kalandra: Self Proclaimed "Overlord of the Multiverse"

    What do you live for? Domination
    Why? Fun
    What is your heart's desire? Candy
    What do you fear? Depetion
    Why? Gluttonous
    What is your own personal quest? Conquest!
    What do you bring with you? Destruction!
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest? Finger
    How do you handle the troubles along the way? Laugh
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile? Vanity

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for? Refund
     
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  20. Character: Megara

    What do you live for? Blood
    Why? Curse
    What is your heart's desire? Love
    What do you fear? Nothing
    Why? Boredom
    What is your own personal quest? Overcome
    What do you bring with you? Nothing
    What do you rely on in order to complete your quest? Myself
    How do you handle the troubles along the way? Strength
    Why do you think continuing is worthwhile? Hope

    Bonus:
    If a Fairy offered to gift you with one thing, what would you ask for? Love
     
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