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Moose is absolutely massive and moves with a grace and confidence that shouldn't fit his size. Though he prefers to go without clothing, he will don clothes for special occasions if a friend or partner asks him to. He has hair that reaches his shoulders in waves, which is tied back most of the time. He wears his thick and long beard proudly. His wiry coat is shiny and sleek, the product of hard work keeping it groomed and clean. Not being a fighter, Moose doesn't have any serious scars, only a few small ones from hunting. Being quite vain, he loves jewelry, and adores earrings and piercings. He has several ear piercings of different kinds on each ear, and he changes them regularly to spice things up. He also has a septum piercing and wears a small silver hoop in his nose.
His muscles are the product of having to do regular hard work, not military training. Rather, he has the body of a dancer, long and lean with well-developed muscles from doing regular performances. He's lost some of this in his time away from Portland, but he'll be working hard to relearn all of his acrobatic moves and regain muscle.
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Speech: Moose tends to mimic however the other person is speaking automatically.
Scent: Sage and pine trees.
Quirks, Gestures, Etc.: Moose gets kinda high-energy when he's nervous, and starts doing all kinds of random shit (pacing, punching the air, jumping jacks, etc.)
General Posture and Body Language: He's pretty laid-back most of the time. Not really the dominant type unless we're talking foreplay. If you piss him off, though, he's always ready to punch a bitch (nongendered).
175 lbs (72 kg)
35 in (89 cm)
Moose is occasionally found in his towering lupus form, though he is more often found in Secui.
225 lbs (102 kg)
46 in (117 cm)
He is often found in his Secui form, enjoying it's massive size and strength for any physical activity. He often hunts in this form, and this is his chosen form for fighting.
280 lbs (127 kg)
6 ft 11 in (82 in / 208 cm)
Optime is the form he uses when in the company of others and when lounging about. Obviously, it is also the form he performs in and the form he used to wrestle in.
Moose is very focused on immediate pleasures. A friendly man, and a handsome one, he's never had trouble finding people to have sex with. He's also never had trouble scoring drugs and booze off these people. He's never had trouble making friends, being attuned to other's emotions and finding it easy to connect with others. An extrovert, Moose is spontaneous and loud, and sometimes struggles with remembering that others aren't as social as he is. He is generally welcome whenever there is a need for laughter and play, and unwelcome in serious situations.
A strange thing he does is play the fool. Generally speaking, he's there for a good time and everyone can see that. But. . . there's something there that hints that there's more to him than that. He'll let slip a dark story from his past, a shadow passing over his face for a moment, before the moment passes and he's back to normal. He'll take on a job and complete it, to the surprise of everyone except himself. He'll say something incredibly insightful and relevant, something that nobody would have expected to come out of his mouth.
It is in these moments that he sheds the mask of the fool he wears. At times he'll even show great capacity for leadership. Then, once the moment has passed, like a balloon he'll deflate, and take on the mantle of the fool once more. Perhaps, one day, someone will get close enough to him to learn why it is he does this.
Bold: Moose absolutely does not mind stepping out of his comfort zone. Whether that means dancing on a table or somehow bullshitting his way through a deep conversation about a subject he has no knowledge on, he truly does seem to be fearless.
Showmanship: Moose is always putting on a show, even if nobody realizes.
Practical: The world is meant to be experienced, and that is what Moose has set out to do. Fantasy isn't something he really thinks about. Everything is about the here and now.
Observant: Considering all his other strengths, it makes sense that Moose is very good at noticing real changes in others.
Excellent People Skills: Moose loves to pay attention to people. Talkative and witty, it is rare that he ever runs out of things to discuss. His own happiness stems from the people he spends time with.
Excellent in a Crisis: For some unknown reason, Moose is an amazing dog to have in any crisis. In these situations, while everyone else may panic, he feels perfectly calm, as if the world has finally caught up to his speed.
Sensitive: Moose is strongly emotional and vulnerable to criticism. When he feels like he's been backed into a corner he can react very poorly.
Conflict-Averse: Moose tends to say whatever he needs to say to get out of a sticky situation. This is partially because of his anger-management issues. He can try to avoid a situation until it blows up in his face.
Anger-Management: Moose has an incredible temper. Though generally very chill and relaxed, sometimes when put into a situation he can't back out of, he will start to feel the fury boil in his gut until it all explodes.
Easily Bored: Part of the reason why he seeks out all of these immediate pleasures like drugs and sex, Moose gets incredibly bored very easily. It is hard for him to realize the long-term consequences of his actions.
Poor Long-Term Planner: Though he generally can bullshit his way in any situation, Moose is a very bad long-term planner. He very rarely has any detailed plans or ideas for the future, preferring to just let things happen.
Unfocused: Any task that requires any moderate amount of tedium will likely be a struggle for Moose unless he truly decides to set his mind to it.
Species: Grew up in a melting pot, doesn't feel strongly one way or another
Non-Luperci: Hasn't ever met one, growing up in a city. Wonders how they survive without dexterous hands.
Gender: Cis-het men make him uncomfortable
Moose is a very sexual being, and tends to value loose sexual relationships more than romantic ones. He would probably identify as demiromantic if he had that vocabulary. He is equally sexually attracted to all genders, though he tends to lean towards feeling romantically attracted to men (something that frustrates him to no end as he repeatedly falls in love with straight and/or toxic men).
Entertainment: To entertain, amuse, and delight others.
Moose is not particularly religious or spiritual, and tends to strongly rebuff any conversion attempts. Why, though?
Acrobatics: Moose truly enjoys pushing himself to his limits, including attempting some rather extreme acrobatics. Growing up he was trained to perform feats of physical skill and even now he performs regularly. Though he can't do some of the moves he was able to do as a boy, he has learned or created new moves to perform that match his adult body.
Dancing: Moose loves to dance. All eyes are on him, he's moving his body, and there is often a sexual component to it as well (at least, when he's dancing).
Juggling: Moose learned to juggle when he was a young boy and has been practicing adding fire to his juggling act, though he keeps on burning himself.
Wrestling: Though Moose considers himself quite terrible at fighting, he is quite the good wrestler. In Portland he competed in regular wrestling matches to earn a little extra money and have a little bit of fun.
Survival: Moose, despite the fact that his best skills are all surrounding entertainment (excepting wrestling, though if you think about the homoerotic implications. . .), is a survivor. He grew up a city boy, where life was harsh, and he had to work hard and do anything he could to make it to the next day. As a young man he left and had to adjust to living in the country. No matter what he has to do, he'll keep on living to the next day.
Fighting: Moose doesn't have any actual training in battle, and is actually quite terrible at fighting despite his great size. He also tends to freeze up when faced with immediate physical danger towards himself. The only exception is when someone else is in danger. In these moments he can usually break free from his fear of fighting and stand up for them.
Debate: Being conflict-averse, Moose can't stand any form of debate. Unless he is incredibly angry, he will do everything in his power to avoid arguments. However, due to his past, when he does get into arguments he tends to stay very calm and can usually stick to his arguments very well. That doesn't mean he enjoys them, however, and the arguments tend to do terrible damage to his psyche.
Animal Handling: Moose does not care for animal friends and doesn't understand why Luperci own horses or pets.
Riding: Due to the above, Moose does not know how to ride a horse or any other animal.
Listening: Sometimes he struggles to stop talking long enough to listen to others. It's the ADHD and the extreme extroversion. ;-;
Leadership: This is a strange one, because Moose would likely be a great leader, if he hadn't built such a deep fake of himself so long ago. That being said, so long as he is playing the fool to protect himself, he will never show this capacity for leadership.
Mother: Who fucking knows
Father: Little bitch. Maybe you'll meet him one day.
Siblings: He doesn't know them.
Extended: More bitches.
Italics indicates an unknown relationship; they may be offboard or the relation is merely uncertain. * indicates character does not know this person by name.
Maybe you'll learn more about Moose's parents as you learn more about Moose. :D
Moose was born and raised in Portland. He never knew his mother or his siblings (if he has any), and his father is the only family he has in his life. Probably best to elaborate more on him later once you get to know Moose more.
He grew up in a tavern and would often perform for the guests there once he'd shifted. A young woman, Ana, taught him everything that she knew. She was employed by his father, who ran the tavern. Ana is very much like his big sister, and he idolizes her. It's been a long time since he's seen her, but one day he hopes to return to Portland to visit her again. She taught him to dance, and to sing (which he isn't very good at, unfortunately), and to entertain a crowd. Her teacher taught him acrobatics, and together they were his students. Those lessons are some of Moose's fondest memories.
He left Portland, and Ana and his other friends, because he had to flee his father. From here he lived mostly on his own, being very hurt and distrustful for a long time. It took a long time (in Luperci terms) for him to be willing to live with Luperci again.