Eden De Le Ulrich

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Eden de le Ulrich is a member of Salsola, currently ranked as a Sanctus Apprentice, a Helper for the Sanctus Tier.

Eden is the son of Faith de le Poer and Coaxoch, along with his sister, Evelyn de le Ulrich. When he was born, his mother suffered complications due to high amounts of stress during her pregnancy. Due to this, she passed away shortly after being able to see her children. They were brought to their father by his aunt, Dahlia de le Poer, and told him of Faith's fate. Eden and Evelyn were nursed by Calla Valentine while being raised by their father with the assistance of his mate, Sebastien Stone, and Dahlia. Unknown to them, Faith's spirit refused to move on, wanting to stay to watch over her children.

Despite the weird circumstances to his family, Eden had a relatively normal childhood. He had a lot of arguments with his father over the subject of his mother, it still being a sore spot for him to talk about. This made him feel frustrated, and looked to get his information from whomever would be willing to share it with him. He got his first taste of his mother's past when he and his sister snuck out with their aunt without her knowing. They came to the grounds of The Cartel, and Dahlia spilled that she was not happy in Salsola. They spent a night with the coyotes before going back home to Salsola, where his aunt was chewed out for them sneaking out.

It all finally came to a head when Eden became old enough to partake in his Cueponi ritual. Prior to meeting with Elphaba, during his first shift, Faith finally made her presence known to her son, finally knowing the identity of the female that visited him in his dreams. When he got his riddle, he knew his mother had something to do with it, and finally got a long break down about Inferni from Andrew Winthrop. It was with this information that he was able to pass his Cueponi and begin his climb in the adult ranks.

Since becoming an adult, Eden had grown a fascination with plants, especially the flowers that come around Salsola every spring. When Grievous Eternity came across him, the two saw this as a good chance to get him into learning how to heal others. He was happy to finally find something he could use to help the other members of Salsola, taking Grievous as his mentor. He has also seen the experience he had with his mother as a chance to try and connect with other spirits. He often found himself at the Blackwoods a lot when he was younger, and will still visit there as an adult. He can feel strong presences there, but one seems to stand out, one that he doesn't know who or what is causing it. It makes him feel a bit on edge. His mother had been the cause of a few bad experiences, and cause his emotions to go unchecked, but it is something he worked on.

Since taking up the mantle of healer, Eden had assisted his teacher with minor injuries, as well as getting help from those like Argive Hemlock. He helped Kaeli Blacksun when she was having her children with Shaamah. The event had caused Eden to become wary of assisting others with this since it traumatized him. During the Curse of the Sanctum conflict, he helped to take care of members that returned to Salsola with injuries when they had killed the Outsiders, as well as brought home the prisoners. He lent a hand to Aani Aston-D'Noires when she was in a high amount of distress. She was the first person he became a sponsor for to Salsola.

Eden continues to expand his skills, as well as keeping a positive attitude around his home. He continues his pursuit of the higher ranks, though is content where he is as a Sanctus Apprentice. He has taken up the job of Witch, becoming a member of the Coven within Salsola. He opens his heart and emotions to those around him, constantly feeding his desire to want to help those around him, and making friends in the process.

Overview

Basics

Heritage

NPCs

Player

  • Date of Birth: Oct 31, 2018
  • Gender: Male
  • Luperci: Ortus
  • Residence: Eastern Watchtower, Ruins
  • Mate: --
  • Species: Coyote-Dominant Hybrid
  • Subspecies:
    • 60% Coyote (Northeastern, Plains, Mexican Coyote)
    • 29% Wolf (Eastern Timber, Great Plains, Mackenzie Valley, Arctic, Common Gray, Red Wolf)
    • 11% Dog
Eden — Paradise (Hebrew)
de le Ulrich — of the (French) / Powerful Heritage (German)
  • Pronunciation: e-den
  • Alias: Haven

Pack

OOC Assumptions

Plot Opportunities

  • Pack: Salsola
  • Rank: Sanctus Apprentice
  • Job:
    • Witch

Salsola members may assume and reference the following without discussion/asking:

  • Having casual conversation with Eden that will not greatly effect roleplay.
  • Feeling a cold chill when standing near him.
  • Dressing in more feminine clothing, usually dresses or tank tops.
  • Seeing Eden...
    • ...around Salsola, at the Clinic, or around his home/garden in the Ruins.
    • ...being in the company of his family members.
  • Eden is currently open for a betrothal plot in Salsola. Interested in having an arranged mateship with Eden or want to use it as a means to create some drama? Feel free to message me!
  • Eden is a healer in Salsola, but is willing to help Outsiders out of the kindness of his heart. In need of having an injury healed or maybe some kind of check up? Maybe looking to learn about healing or some healing herbs in the area? He can teach you about those things.
  • Eden has not been hiding the fact that he is being more feminine lately, especially with what he wears. Show your support or disgust.
  • As one of Salsola's witches, Eden works with spiritual means. He can interact with spirits, and can talk to them/see things to an extent. Want to interact with a spirit with him, or see if he can sense someone that you are looking for? He can do his best to help.
  • Looking for some help with rank threads, post counts, or even jobs? If he fits the bill, then he will help out.

Appearance

Basics

Being a coyote-dominant hybrid, Eden holds many physical features to this part of his heritage. His snout is a lot longer and thinner in terms of height. His body is slimmer thanks to its more coyote like build. Despite this, his ears are a little shorter, more rounded around the top and has a slighter thicker tail in terms of fur length. He doesn't have much in terms of muscle, at least not when compared to other members. His body is much more balanced in his weight. While closer to a larger size for one of his mix, he is a comfortable mix of his giant father and small mother. Eden's fur is shorter than most canines, another thing to come from his coyote features.

He is rarely seen outside of her Optime form, seeing as this form serves her the most purpose in her day to day life. When in optime form, Eden gets long locks of hair, contrary to his gender. He loves his long hair. Sometimes, especially when he is working, he will have it tied, but even then it is tied up loosely and towards the bottom strands of his hair. His hair falls down to his shoulders at its shortest points and part down his back at its longest.

Eden's pelt pattern is a mix of his families and heritage. His primary pelt colors, being shades of brown (especially darker browns) and white come from the combined mix of his families. He shares his mother's pelt pattern of having many places that are speckled with lighter browns, grays, and white. His pattern does not change much when in his winter coat. An oddity among those in his family are his pink eyes. There is always an air of gentleness to them, and are good at conveying whatever emotion he is feeling.

  • Nose and Paw Pads: Kabul (#6d4c40)
  • Claws: Gray
  • Optime Hair: Zeus (#130f0c)
  • Scars: Barely visible puncture scars on left arm from thorns.

Clothing & Other

Eden lives in a highly humanized pack, and dresses to impress. There are very rare times when he isn't wearing anything, and even then he is always wearing his accessories. Since growing more comfortable in them, as well as getting new ones to wear, he is usually wearing dresses, long and short ones. He saves any fancier ones for special occasions, seeing to simple dresses for wearing everyday. He will still wear other outfits, usually ones with tank tops more than anything else. These tank tops are more on the feminine side in terms of design and style. His usual outfit in this regard is a light olive tank top with tan straps and tan pants. He usually wears non-dress outfits when he has to do dirtier work or is taking care of herbs/plants. Eden has two main accessories that he always wears: a necklace with two brightly colored stones and a vine around his arm. The vine is decorated with bright fake flowers and fake buds. He wears this as a representation of real thorns from the Strafethorn punishment to forever wear the burden of his Inferni mother. In the spring and summer, Eden will often be wearing flowers, whether they be tied to his fur or as a crown.

Color Codes

General Colors
Zeus (#130f0c)
Treehouse (#32231c)
Millbrook (#593d32)
Alto (#e0e0e0)
Accents
Zeus (#29201b)
Pine Cone (#5e534d)
Sandstone (#74675f)
Pale Oyster (#9d8b7f)
Zorba (#a7948e)
Sandrift (#b29585)
Silver Rust (#c4bbb9)
Eye Color
Turkish Rose (#bc7a8f)


Optime
195 lbs (88 kg)
6 ft 5 in (77 in) (196 cm)

Secui
127 lbs (58 kg)
40 in (102 cm)

Lupus
39 lbs (18 kg)
24 in (61 cm)

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Personality

Personality

In his youth, Eden was a curious and overly emotional child. He was constantly seeking to learn more about his family, especially his mother, and would get very upset when he would not get any answers. He was a friendly face among those in Salsola, getting along with just about everyone he seemed to come across. He was a bit wary of people touching him when he was younger, but has since broken out of that habit. He grew excited over small things, and loved spending time with his family.

Many of these traits carried over from his childhood into his adulthood. Eden is a person who wears his heart on his sleeve, finding it hard to hide many of his emotions. In high stress situations, or when around things he dislikes, he can still get overly emotional, though he does his best to dial them back once they have broken over the surface, apologizing for his behavior. A friendly face to anyone he comes across, be it in Salsola or an Outsider, though he is slightly wary of the latter due to Salsola's biases. He has a strong desire to help anyone that he comes across, especially if they are injured or hurt in some way. Unable to turn a blind eye, he will offer his best help to anyone while asking for nothing in return. He is still very curious about many things, and is always open to learning. He is well aware that compared to many others, he still has a lot to learn.

That's not to say that there are not moments when Eden can raise his voice, or be stern with someone. This is a trait much more prominent when dealing with patients. If any of them start to get resistant or moody, he can grow a bit stern in order to help keep them in line, or make someone very aware of the situation they are in. It happens rarely, as many seem more than willing to work with him when being treated.

Because of the nature of his skills, Eden can often go through stretches of time plagued by nightmares. When this happens, he tends to force himself to stay awake rather than sleep to sink back into them. When he runs on his lack of sleep, he can grow sluggish, levels of which vary on how much time has gone without sleep. There are slight changes to his personality when like this, one being that he can get a little irritable in day to day life, though he does his best not to. He will always have a look of tiredness, but he will sometimes deny things are wrong. If he has gotten to a particularly low point, he can break down completely, and seek to let out his plagues on those who will listen to him.

Eden can be a little self-conscious about himself, especially when it comes to his decisions on how he looks. There are a few voices that will pop in his head that make him nervous about what others might think of his choices. He grows much more comfortable with his own choices when he gets the support of those around him.

Traits

  • Outlook: Optimistic
  • Sociability: Extroverted, Balanced Dominant/Submissive
  • Expression: Dominant
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Motivations: Social class, being able to help others, acceptance, friends and allies, Salsola (and it's continued betterment)
  • Fears: Nightmares, failure, those loss of those close to him, being taken advantage of, disappointment, lack of acceptance

Interests

  • Likes: Respect, learning, plants/herbs, helping others, tea, friends, clothing and dressing up
  • Dislikes: Lack of trust/lies (especially from those he is close to/family), Sounds of pain/screaming, lack of sleep, being useless in certain situations

Biases

  • Packs: Salsola above all others. Curious of those with connections to Inferni.
  • Species: None
  • Non-Luperci: Doesn't mind them as much as those in Salsola, but being luperci is better than non-luperci.
  • Social Class: A important part of society and high social class should be aimed for.
  • Gender: None
  • Color: None
  • Sexuality: None
  • Age: Elders are to be respected.

Sexuality

With all the relationships in his home, and having grown up around them, Eden is pansexual. He knows there are others that are like him, and doesn't think that love should be relegated to just one gender or the other. If there are those like him, then he would be more than willing to accept their love just as he would anyone of their biological gender. Eden doesn't really favor one gender over the other, and looks for companionship than he does their physical looks. He is not very experienced with his sexuality, and can be a bit shy when it comes to that aspect of his life because of it. When he does find someone he likes, he is more than willing to work with his partner, or partners, to live a compatible life with them. He will not force anyone to do anything they don't want to, and will be as gentle with them as he possibly can. Eden will be transgender, but for now still identifies as male and dresses in a feminine manner.

Spirituality & Substances

After a particularly bad experience, Eden has tossed aside nearly all of his family's traditions, choosing to focus more on the ones that Salsola celebrates rather than the religion that had caused a rift between father and son. He worries that his family would disapprove of this notion, but it is not enough to make him sink into something that personally caused him pain at a young age. His spirituality comes more from his involvement with spirits and paying his respects to them, as well as aiding them in moving on to the afterlife. He is open to other spiritual practices in Salsola, but not any that deal with live sacrifice.

Eden doesn't partake in any substances or drinking unless it is for a special occasion. He will drink more than he will have any substances, as there are rarely times when such a thing would be necessary. If it required for some kind of ritual, then he would be willing to take/indulge in substances.

Relationships

Family

  • Parents: Eden's relationship with his parents is rather complicated. He had no physical relationship with his mother, having lost her shortly after he was born. What little the two share of their relationship is viewed when in his dreams, the two of them making up for so much lost time. He can usually understand her moods depending on how much or how little he senses her around him when he is awake. When it comes to his father, their relationship started off very rocky. The two would often butt heads with one another on a number of issues, most of them centered around his mother. As Eden grew up, their relationship mended, for the most part. He is still slightly on edge about his father, especially when it comes to having a difference of opinion on things, but works to keep that out of conversations. He loves his dads, and couldn't imagine being without either one of them. He works hard to please his father and make up for his mother's invisible burden.
See Key Relationships for information about Sebastien.
  • Siblings: He only has one sibling, but loves her to death. His sister has always been the rock that Eden needed to help keep his emotions under control, especially in his youth. She has always been there for him when he needed her, and will always be there for her when she needs him. He makes it a point to make sure he comes to visit her as often as he can, especially when he is under stress from his nightmares. She goes out of her way to help him when those moments arise, and he can't thank her enough for it. He wants her to be happy, and doesn't want to lose her.

Other Relations

Key Relations

  • Sebastien Stone is his father's mate, and Eden's second father. When his mother passed away, he took up the mantle of being a father to his mate's children, even though they had no connection to him. He went out of his way to make sure both children were raised well, and did so in order to honor Faith. Eden is grateful for everything that Sebastien has done, that he has earned the title of being a parent alongside his biological one. He sees no problem with the fact that he has two parents of the same gender when many in Salsola are not like that. He feels comfortable going to Sebastien whenever something is bothering him, and is glad that his father has been able to find someone to love and take care of him since losing Faith. Where Eden calls Coaxoch his 'Dad', Sebastien is his 'Papa'.
  • Grievous Eternity is a close friend and mentor to Eden. The current Equinest of Salsola had taken it upon himself to teach not only Eden, but his sister about both of their desired skills. He had been the first person to show Eden the ropes when it came to healing as well as much of his knowledge about herbs/plants. He had been at his student's side during a number of situations, and is thankful for all of his help. What makes him stand out from others is his willingness to help, even if it is feeding Eden's bad habits. He had offered something to help keep Eden awake, even though he was already lacking sleep from nightmares. He's one person he knows he can go to if he needs advice or help with something.

Notable Relations

  • Morgana Revlis is the other Sanctus Apprentice in Salsola and someone that Eden has known since his childhood. The two of them get along very well, and want to see that the Sanctus has dependable people as part of it. The pair are often working together, and Eden finds her practices, as well as her rituals, rather interesting. She is also someone that he feels he can go to for advice, and thanks her for being that kind of person for him.
  • Aani Aston-D'Noires is a member of Salsola, but someone that Eden had come across when she was an Outsider. She was in a high state of distress, convinced that she had been pregnant even though he later came to find that she was too young to even do so. He still agreed to help cleanse her body spiritually before offering her a place within his home kingdom. She was the first person he recruited to Salsola and became a sponsor for. The two seemed to have grown a close friendship from there, even if they don't see each other all that often. He is happy to see that she is thriving in Salsola, and can't help but get a little shy at her kind words and gestures.

Minor Relations

  • Enemies: --
  • Murders: --
  • Significant Negative Acquaintances: Kaeli Blacksun

Notable Past Relations

  • Dahlia Winthrop is Eden's aunt, and someone that helped to raise him and his sister after his mother passed away. He loves his aunt, but after sneaking out with her and Evelyn, he learned not only of his aunt's hate for Salsola, but her general unhappiness. It hurt him, but he urged his aunt to go where she felt that she was happy. Not too soon after they all returned, Dahlia fled from Salsola, her niece and nephew being the only two who know the one place she would leave to. He hopes that his aunt is ok and is finally happy with her life, though part of him still misses having her around.
  • Andrew Winthrop was the Proctor of Salsola, and seemed to be the sole key to finding out information about Inferni, as he was once a part of it to. Though most information given to Eden was told in a light that made Inferni look bad, with Salsola looking good in turn, he always wanted to hear anything he could, as it brought him closer to understanding things about his family, especially his mother. His disappearance left him without that source now, and he is sure there are a lot of things he still doesn't know. He will have to find another source to go to now that this one is gone.

Skills

Key: Dabbler --> Apprentice --> Journeyman --> Master

Main Focus: Spirituality, Healing, Mending

  • Spirituality (Dreams/Nightmares) (Journeyman):
Since diving head first into dealing with spirits, it has been the best way that Eden has found to be a means of communicating with them. He can hold conversations with spirits, see events that took place during their lives, and learn what might be keeping them from moving on. This method can be achieved in both his dreams, as well as nightmares, though there is significantly less talking in those. In nightmares, he will usually take the place of the spirit in events, and suffer their pain and loss. These never end well for Eden before he wakes up. See this M.A.P for inspiration.
Realism Note: Eden can only see events that the spirit themselves have been around for to witness. He can not see things they did not see or hear. Same goes for when he is speaking to them or the rare times hearing conversations. This is taken with player consideration in mind. Eden will not know anything unless the player of a spirit character wishes him to. If you have any comments, questions, or concerns when using this skill, feel free to plot out the events with Salena.
  • Healing/Mending (Journeyman):
Coming a long way since he first started learning about healing, but he knows there is still a lot that he can learn. Eden knows about a variety of healing methods, herbs and their uses, and how to do stitching. He has a little experience in assisting with child birth, but is more hesitant to help with this. In turn with healing, he knows how to prepare a variety of plants, and collections that can be made for teas. He has a bit of knowledge on plants used for rituals and their effects.
  • Spirituality (Possession) (Dabbler):
Because Eden has chosen to work with spirits, he offers himself up as a means for spirits to speak through him if they need to. Even in minor possession, they can have a serious affect on him. Most prominent examples come from when his mother's spirit takes hold of him, causing his emotions to go wild. When possessed, he will express the emotions of the one holding onto him, but hasn't have very many instances of possession happening.
  • Counseling (Dabbler):
Always looking out for the betterment of those in his home, Eden has been looking to offer himself as a counselor. Many have already helped him with his own issues, so it is his turn to do the same for others in Salsola, even if they just need someone to talk to when they aren't feeling their best.

Auxiliary Skills and Hobbies

  • Reading and Writing:
Eden had been learning to read and write since he was younger, but found a great use for it when he became an adult. He keeps a record of the plants that are used in Salsola as well as the ones he finds outside their borders so that he can refer to them if he forgets something or is teaching someone else. He has also developed a bit of an artistic skill to sketch out the plants that are in his field notes. He doesn't do much else with his skills, but is more than happy to teach others how to read and write if they need help.
  • Gardening (Journeyman):
What started out as nothing more than a hobby has become something much more to him. Learning from various members in Salsola, he has started a garden at home as well as keeping plants inside his home as decorations. He spends a fair amount of his day tending to his plants, and is always looking for better/more effective ways of taking care of them. He doesn't have as much knowledge about tending to them during the winter, but is sure to learn once the first frost comes and he still has to try and take care of his garden.
  • Animal Care (Apprentice):
Since bringing Clover home, Eden has needed to learn how to take care of animals. This only expanded when he had been requested by a couple of Salsola members to help the communal animals with injuries or some sort of pain. Since then, he has been taking notes on how the plants they have can not only be used for luperci, but animals as well. It is this primary field that he knows he needs to work on, and is looking to take more information on.
  • Combat (Dabbler):
Eden hasn't seen much of a need for combat, since he does not actively volunteer himself to be put into situations like that. Even so, he looks to take up a bit only so that he can protect himself. He is one to help heal others of their pain rather than give it to someone else. He isn't really sure what kind of weapon would be good for someone like him, so resorts to hand to hand combat for the time being.

Residence

The eastern most of the four watchtowers at the four points within the Ruins. It has a brick and stone exterior, especially to the tower itself with ivy growing along the eastern side. The tower itself is connected to a larger living space that has had part of it turned into a storage space. There is no need for the stable space as Eden does not own a horse. The interior of the tower is primarily wood, specifically cedar and teak, and uniquely constructed with a complex and intricate wood-only joinery system. The first floor of the tower contains a hearth and space for cooking as well as access to the living space and storage. The living space holds a strong scent of flowers and drying herbs. It contains a table and chairs, furs along the floor for a resting space, and a spot to the side for Clover. In addition to many potted flowers as decoration, there is an old skull from Inferni's borders with the Ulrich family symbol on it. The second floor of the tower has been made into Eden's bedroom with the third floor giving access to the roof. A straight and narrow staircase connects all the floors of the tower. The bedroom windows were fitted with wooden shutters.
Just to the side of the tower along the exterior of the home is Eden's personal garden. He grows herbs that are not common around Salsola proper or are in low stock. He also grows a number of flowers here as well as berry plants. He is continually adding to this space, and tends to it every day.

NPCs

cNPCs:

yNPCs:

  • Current: ---
  • Previous: ---

Basics

Summary

Can be Referenced...

Clover (Lynx)

  • Gender: Female
  • Species: Lynx
  • Date of Birth: Fall 2019
  • Onboard?: Yes
  • Size:
    • Length: 35 in (89 cm)
    • Height: 24 in (61 cm)
    • Weight: 30 lbs (14 kg)
  • Key Features: Shorter fur and large ears. Short tail, big paws.
  • Coloration: Earthy/cinnamon colored base pelt. White underside and face markings, dark brown/black stripes and spots. Bright blue eyes.

Around Salsola:

  • Seeing her...
    • ...Roaming freely around Eden's home
    • ...Hunting around the front garden for rodents and pests
  • Being greeted in a friendly manner, sometimes presenting a gift of her latest hunt
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Skills & Abilities:

  • Capable of High-Speech
  • Hunting, Tracking
  • Scouting, Stealth, Combat

Personality:

Relatively friendly with anyone that she comes across. She is open to greeting those that come around the Watchtower, at least when she is not lounging around or enjoying a kill. She's often so proud of what she catches that she wants to show it off to the world, show how good she is. It earns her a lot of praise from Eden. She enjoys attention in all forms, especially from those in the Ulrich family and her own family of lynxes. When it comes to Eden's safety, there is no hesitation. If ever a time came up when she would need to protect him at his home, she would not hesitate. She doesn't talk in high speech to anyone unless they are close with Eden.

History:

Clover is one of the daughters of Till Van Ulrich-Lykoi's feline companion, Mirjam. When her latest litter of kittens was born, one was given to each of Coaxoch's children, Eden getting a female one. It was gifted to him along with a couple of other gifts when he turned one year old, to which she was named after a plant/spice. She has been living with Eden at the Eastern Watchtower since then. Looking to put her skills as a feline to use, he sought to improve on her hunting skills, in order to keep his garden free of vermin as well as some scouting to make sure that his home stays a safe place.