Lotan Amaranthe

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  1.   1.  Characteristics
    1.   1.1  Appearance
    2.   1.2  Personality
    3.   1.3  Skills
  2.   2.  Relationships
    1.   2.1  Family
    2.   2.2  Other Relations
  3.   3.  NPCs
  4.   4.  History

Lotan Amaranthe is a wolfdog living as a loner. He is a skilled fighter and well-traveled individual.

Born in Krokar, he was raised alongside his twin sister Tiamat. Lotan is the son of Semini and Nikita. He has an expansive family whose connections span in several directions, though most notably of these is to overseas Onuba. During his childhood, Lotan's parents lived in different packs and this saw his family traveling between them with frequency. Over time, this (among other things) caused problems between his parents, who eventually separated. Directionless, Lotan struggled to find his place within the pack.

After Tiamat left Krokar to look for their absentee-father, a directionless Lotan became isolated from the pack. He spent much of his time with Pazuzu Lykoi, a loner who was friendly with his family, or in the woods with a wild boar. The birth of his mother's second litter coincided with Lotan's decision to leave his home. Alongside Pazuzu, the young man traveled to Portland under the premise of locating his sister.

The two sailed across the Atlantic, stopping in several port cities. Originally meaning to sail north, bad weather altered their plans. Instead they traveled to Al-Iskandariyya, where Pazuzu's near-mythical father had settled. They stayed here for some time, until rumors drew them deeper into the desert – and to both their surprise, Tiamat.

What followed was the first of several violent, bloody incidents incited by Lotan's sister. He was among the party directly responsible for a coup in Onuba, and a fiery disaster in Erie?.

Though a return to Portland saw a return to normalcy, this did not last forever. Tiamat once again abandoned her family and traveled to their birthland for reasons unknown. An ever-dutiful Lotan set forth to find her once more.

Overview

Basics

Date of Birth: 3 May 2016
Gender: Male
Luperci: Ortus
Pack: --
Rank: Loner (?? — Present)
Residence: Transient

Heritage

Epithet:

  • Pronunciation:
  • Etymology: Low-tawn
    • Lotan: seven-headed serpent
    • Amaranthe: unfading

Family: Amaranthe, Volkov
Birthplace: Miramichi Watershed
Species: Wolfdog
Subspecies:

  • Grey Wolf, Russian Wolf, Tundra Wolf
  • Alaskan Malamute, Australian Shepherd, King Charles Spaniel, Husky, etc.

NPCs

cNPC: Pazuzu Lykoi
Minor NPCs:

OOC Info

Plot Opportunities

  • Lotan is on a quest to find his sister -- has your character seen her?

OOC Assumptions

  • --

1.  Characteristics

1.1  Appearance

Physical

  • Species: Wolfdog
  • Fur: Thick, paler towards the roots.
    • Optime Hair: Shaggy and pale, often unkempt but cut short. It falls in waves, which become more prominent when damp.
  • Facial Features: A little more compact in shape than a pure wolf. His ears are larger than average and have a noticeable dog shape to them.
  • Build and Size: Lotan is big; he is tall and muscular, though lean and lacking in heavy bulk. His strength is not as obvious as such. His fur is shaggy looking around his haunches, and his tail is long and thickly furred.
    • Lupus: 135 lbs (61 kg)38 in (97 cm)
    • Secui: 170 lbs (77 kg)48 in (121.9 cm)
    • Optime: 330 lbs (150 kg)7ft 0in (84 in) (213 cm)

  • Scars:
    • --

Gear

  • Clothing
    • Beige tunic
    • Brown trousers
    • Thick leather waistband and belt
    • Painted leather padded chest piece and skirt lined with caribou hair, and leather feet armor (Gifted by Laevisa)
  • Jewelry and Accessories
    • --
  • Weaponry

Interaction

  • Speech: Lotan lacks a prominent accent, but is capable of mimicking them. He totally sounds like Mark Hamill.
  • Unique Scent: Forest, smoke, herbs, salt, leather, macaque.
  • Quirks, Gestures, Etc.: Lotan is left-handed. He tends to take his shirt off a lot, and can often be found staring into the sunset.
  • General Posture and Body Language: Attentive, confident, relaxed.

Coloration Palette

Fur

Outer Space (#2D383A)
Mako (#444954)
Shuttle Gray (#5F6672)
Oslo Gray (#878D91)
Bombay (#AFB1B8)
Porcelain (#EFF2F3)

Optime Hair

Porcelain (#EFF2F3)

Eyes

Reno Sand (#a77012)
Equator(#dcb856)
Colonial White (#ffefbe)

Scars, Nose/Pawpads/Claws

Dorado (#6B5755)
Black (#000000)

Reference Images

1.2  Personality

Summarized: Adventurous, Freewheeling, Impatient, Courageous, Noncompetitive, Disorganized

Traits

  • Outlook: Realistic, generally positive.
  • Sociability: Both extroverted and introverted.
  • Expression:
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
A lawful good character acts as a good person is expected or required to act. He combines a commitment to oppose evil with the discipline to fight relentlessly. He tells the truth, keeps his word, helps those in need, and speaks out against injustice. A lawful good character hates to see the guilty go unpunished.
  • Motivations: Finding his sister, personal improvement, doing good in the world.
  • Fears: Flash flooding, extremely rough seas, sandstorms.

Interests

  • Likes: Exploring, swimming, wrestling, woodcarving, listening to stories
  • Dislikes: Injustice, cruelty

Biases

  • Non-Luperci: Is compassionate and interested in their kind.

Substances

  • Does not partake in substance use very often.
  • Lotan's size gives him a higher than average tolerance, but he has a sensetive stomach and tends to avoid anything with a high alcohol content.

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Lotan may have passing infatuations, but he is unlikely to act on these without forming a strong emotional attachment to a person.
    • He is more likely to act on his impulses of a physical nature when intoxicated.

Spirituality

  • Follows a loose version of Animism, with emphasis on a universal connectivity between all things living and dead.

1.3  Skills

Note: Listed skills are those that the character has some significant talent or interest in to be noteworthy. Skills that have been mastered (and are best expressed as such) are marked.

Main Focus: Combat, Animal Care
  • Combat:
    • Armed (Journeyman): Lotan uses a heavy war hammer, and takes advantage of his own size and strength to deal massive damage.
    • Feral (Journeyman): Equally comfortable on four legs, Lotan is a skilled combatant and uses his superior mass to overwhelm his opponents.
  • Animal Care:
Beyond anything else, Lotan's ability to bond with animals is remarkable. He seems able to calm and control even the most wild beast. Lotan has befriended a host of oddities during his lifetime, including a wild boar and his current companion, a macaque.
Auxiliary Skills and Hobbies
  • Healing:
Having trained extensively under Pazuzu Lykoi for many years, Lotan is capable of first aid and has an extensive knowledge of herbalism.
  • Polygot :
Lotan is capable of speaking several languages. He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Arabic. He is semi-fluent in Russian, and more or less understands Portuguese.
  • Other
    • Swimming (Master)
    • Navigation (Journeyman)
    • Rope Making (Journeyman)
    • Woodcarving (Apprentice)

2.  Relationships

2.1  Family

Note: Italics indicates an unknown relationship; they may be offboard or the relation is merely uncertain.

Extended Family:

2.2  Other Relations

Minor Relations

  • Sex:
  • Friendly:
  • Significant Positive Acquaintances:
  • Significant Negative Acquaintances:
  • Enemies:
  • Kills:

Past Relations

  • Significant Positive Acquaintances:
  • Significant Negative Acquaintances:
  • Parents:
  • --


3.  NPCs

cNPCs:
yNPCs:
  • Current: ---
  • Previous: ---
  • --

Artoo (Barbary Macaque)

Basics Description OOC Assumptions

Active: ?? – Present

  • Gender: Male
  • Species: Barbary Macaque
  • Date of Birth: ??
  • Size:
  • Key Features:
  • Coloration:
  • More Information »

Skills & Abilities:

Description:

monkee

Personality:

beep boop

History:

Captured by traders when he was a baby, Artoo was traded as an exotic pet. His original owner was killed, leaving the young macaque to fend for himself until he was discovered by Lotan.


4.  History

Krokar

Duration:
Ranks: ?? (?? – 1 March 2017)
  • Guppy (1 January 2016 – ??)
Co-Ranks:

Rivers and Runners

The Desert

Onuba

Portland and Erie

Homecoming