Mayfly Asylum

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  1.   1.  Appearance
    1.   1.1  Essentials
    2.   1.2  Miscellaneous
    3.   1.3  Interaction
  2.   2.  Personality
    1.   2.1  Demeanor
    2.   2.2  Ideals
    3.   2.3  Skills
  3.   3.  Relationships
    1.   3.1  Key Relations
    2.   3.2  Family: Lykoi, Desmaraise
    3.   3.3  Other Relations
  4.   4.  Residence
  5.   5.  NPCs
  6.   6.  Thread Archive

by Despi

Mayfly Asylum is the eldest daughter of Saut Asylum and Yara Desmaraise, sister of Sorrel Asylum. Raised under a distant cousin's roof as a woodworking apprentice -- specifically, canoe-building -- May was subjected to a subtle form of emotional and sometimes physical abuse that she reckons as "hardass teaching." She and her fellow apprentice, Happy Boy lived several months together with Sweet and her husband before Hap got fed up with it all and up and left. May quickly followed suit.

They lived with Saut, Yara, and Sorrel awhile, during which time Happy began to lose a concerning amount of weight and strength. Despite Yara's healing abilities, and even the vast knowledge of May's grandfather, Happy continued to fade. Desperate to find a cure for his strange illness, Mayfly and Happy struck out for her father's land of origin. They arrived in the fall of 2020, May considerably harder and Happy considerably sicker. A few months later, just short of starving to death, they joined Casa di Cavalieri.

If you touch her she'll bite you.





Player Info

  • Date of Birth: 6 May 2019
  • Human Age: ~24 Years
  • Gender: Female
  • Luperci: Ortus
  • Residence: Residence
  • Mate: Happy Boy
  • Family: Lykoi, Desmaraise?
  • Species: Hybrid (42.19% Wolf, 37.5% Coyote, 20.31% Dog)

Pack Information

Plot Opportunities

  • Pack: None
  • Residence:
  • Rank: Recruit
  • She needs a draft horse to drag real lumber. Trade?

1.  Appearance

1.1  Essentials


At first glance, Mayfly is unidentifiable as any particular species of canine. She is a thorough hybrid, and though many of her species-specific features are muddled, there are a few quirks in her physique that a keen eye might peg as a bit wolfish, a little coy, and just slightly dog. Most notably she is quite tall and leggy, like her father (she is even taller than Saut) -- but she is also broad-shouldered and solid in a distinctly wolfish way. May's ears are slightly overlarge, and she has a more slender muzzle than her sister; more coyote than wolfish, more wolfish than sighthound. Mayfly's grooming is sporadic. She sweeps her short hair back so it isn't in her face, but she does not style it. Mayfly's eyes look very tired and heavy from lack of sleep.



  • Nose and Paw Pads: Black
  • Claws: Black
General Colors
Chicago (#5F5C57)
Tea (#C0BAAA)
Shark (#303032)
Tutara (#1E1E1C)
Millbrook (#614633)
Jambalaya (#5F3310)
Eye Color
Buttercup (#F5C116)


92 lbs (-- kg)
36 in (-- cm)


Leggy. Mayfly almost never uses this form.

150 lbs (-- kg)
48 in (-- cm)


She's more likely to use Secui than Lupus, for long solo travel or hunting. In Secui she retains her legginess, but gains some brawn in her shoulders and haunches.

205 lbs (-- kg)
7 ft (-- cm)

Optime (Preferred)

Mayfly's a tall tall gal, with broad shoulders and narrow hips.

1.2  Miscellaneous


  • Piercings: None
  • Tattoos: None
  • Scars: Her hands are very rough, calloused, and have a few nicks and old scars that wouldn't be noticeable.


  • Mayfly generally doesn't wear clothes.


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1.3  Interaction

  • Speech: Depending on her mood, May tends to make sounds as much as she uses words - growls, grumbles, grunts, hums. Her voice is raspy and deep, and she uses people's names, often, when she's speaking to them.
  • Scent: Luperci-made alcohol, cigarette smoke, sawdust/wood, lake water, mud
  • Quirks, Gestures, Etc.:
    • May is remarkably still. She doesn't fidget, except to rub her eyes and/or massage her head. A lot.
  • General Posture and Body Language: Slouchy, defensive. She doesn't have to be facing someone to interact with them.

2.  Personality

May inherited Saut's sensitiveness and depressive tendencies and Yara's strong work ethic and stubbornness. Under Sweet's roof, this combination yielded an emotional wall maintained by booze and near-mania directed at carpentry.

2.1  Demeanor

  • Brutish - Not very tactful, this one.
  • Whip-smart - Under the alcoholic haziness, May has a good head on her shoulders. She's perceptive. Not much escapes her attention, and she has an excellent memory.
  • Judgmental - Particularly towards her friends and family. She knows what's good for you, and if you don't do it, you're an idiot.
  • Resilient - Mayfly can take many punches.
  • Hardworking - May pushes herself hard, and her family harder. She stays up very late at night working, thinking, or drinking.

2.2  Ideals


  • Obsessions: Alc, cigarettes, working
  • Likes: Naps (awaken her at your peril), water, woodcraft, quiet companionship
  • Dislikes: Physical contact, hedonists, nonsense, the self-pitying


  • Outlook: Pessimist
  • Sociability: Mayfly is engaging, though not always very pleasant to be around.
  • Expression: Introverted, judging.
  • Alignment: True neutral


  • Intimacy (not a fear, per se, but she struggles with closeness)
  • Disappointing her family
  • Illness


  • Curing Happy Boy
  • Improving her woodworking skills
  • Her spirituality


  • Gender: Men are a little more stupid than women, but women are meaner.
  • Age: Children tend to be coddled to their detriment.


  • Demisexual
  • Slight preference for women
  • Mayfly is not very interested in sex or romance at all


  • Mayfly is a heavy drinker and has very high alcoholic tolerance. She smokes frequently, as well, and rolls her own cigarettes.


  • Beaucoup de Rivières
  • Involves pouring drink onto the earth in offering to the Ancient
  • Reveres natural water bodies as spiritual repositories
  • She often prays silently

2.3  Skills


  • Woodcraft/carpentry (Apprentice): Mayfly learned a great deal from Sweet -- specifically, what timber is good for what, and how to work without metal/nails. She is learning how to build birch canoes, docks, and primitive sheds. She also makes decent bows.
  • Archery (Journeyman): Tad gifted her her first bow and taught her how to use it to hunt small prey and for defensive purposes. Mayfly's strong shoulders and keen (sober) eye lend themselves very well to archery.
  • Fishing (Journeyman): Mayfly grew up on a lake, and much of her food is obtained by fishing with a handmade rod and hand-spun plant fibers.
  • Languages: Speaks Canadian French and English fluently.


  • Alcoholism: At her worst moments, Mayfly is mean and helpless. When she's especially drunk, her archery suffers significantly, but not her carpentry skills.
  • Height: Since she's so tall, she's not at all agile. Her only hope in a fight is to try to pin her opponent down.
  • Emotions: Mayfly is...hard.

3.  Relationships

3.1  Key Relations

  • Sweet Desmaraise: Her mother's cousin, and her mentor. She raised May past 9ish weeks. The source of Mayfly's alcoholism. Abusive.
  • Tad: Her Sweet's husband. Taught her archery, fishing. They shared a lot of suffering in the household.
  • Happy Boy aka Hap: Her Sweet's other apprentice. The brightest life in her life.

3.2  Family: Lykoi, Desmaraise?

3.3  Other Relations

Pack Relations

Family Relations

  • Saut Asylum aka Papa: Her father. Of her parents, she is most similar to him, and feels most understood by him. He was so proud of the work she was doing under Sweet that she could never have told him what she was enduring.
  • Yara Desmaraise aka Mom: Her mother. She isn't very connected with Yara, and deep down she blames her for the abuses rained on her by Sweet.
  • Sorrel Asylum aka So: Her sister. She is fiercely protective of her Sorrel and often feels like she would disappoint her, if Sorrel knew what Mayfly's life had become.

Minor Relations

  • Friendly: Pack?
  • Unfriendly:
  • Sex: Happy Boy
  • Fights: (won) NA
  • Fights: (tie) NA
  • Fights: (lost) NA
  • Murders: NA

Other Relations

4.  Residence

credit, location, whateva

A description of the residence! Where it is, layout, what have you.

Residence Inventory


  • Actual belongings you can list and detail one by one.
  • You can make a Pinterest board for this too and link it here.
  • You can add Inventory icons below this header.

5.  NPCs

Character NPC

Youth NPC

Minor NPCs

Character Name




Can be Referenced...

Old Boy (grade horse) #Old Boy

  • NPC Type: Minor NPC
  • Gender: Male
  • Species: Grade horse
  • Date of Birth: 2007
  • Onboard?: Yes
  • Appearance: Grizzled gray gelding, pink nose
  • Personality: Old
    • Easygoing, sweet
  • Mayfly and Happy Boy acquired the horse on their way east, to make the journey easier on Hap
  • Mayfly did not care to name him. Happy named him as a joke.
  • Accompanied May and Hap to Packs and lives with them there.

Around Packs:

  • Location, doing a thing
  • Location, with So-and-So

6.  Thread Archive

2020 Threads


  1. Muscle connects to the bone (05 January 2016)
    Saut is awakened by Kaena's snores and goes for a night run that turns into a race with Vicira Tears.
  2. And bone to the ire and the marrow (05 January 2016)
    Later in the day, he runs into Crucifix de le Poer and is mean to her. :<