Colm Erskine

Table of Contents (hide)

  1.   1.  Appearance
    1.   1.1  Basics
    2.   1.2  Miscellaneous
  2.   2.  Personality
    1.   2.1  Ideals
  3.   3.  Relationships
    1.   3.1  Family: Families
    2.   3.2  Relations
  4.   4.  Skills and Inventory
    1.   4.1  Abilities
    2.   4.2  Inventory
  5.   5.  History
    1.   5.1  Achievements

Has stolen a prized warhorse and has a bounty on his head. cNPC of Cartier Inferni


Overview

Basics

Heritage

NPCs

Etc.

  • Date of Birth: 5 January 2009 (six years old)
  • Gender: Male
  • Luperci: Ortus
  • Residence: Areas, Packs
  • Mate: Characters
  • Pack: Packs (DD Mon YYYY)
  • Rank: Rank (DD Mon YYYY)
  • cNPC: Characters
  • yNPC:
  • Xenophon (gray Lipizzaner draft mix stallion)

PLOT OPPORTUNITY!

OOC ASSUMPTIONS!

  • None at the moment, sorry!

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

  • n/a
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1.  Appearance

1.1  Basics

Essentials

  • Species: Pure coyote but hybrid of sub-species
  • Fur: Medium thickness of fur, multiple tawny and gray shades.
    • Optime Hair: Short brown with slight waves
  • Facial Features: Has grown out some slight facial hair on lips and chin.
  • Build and Size: Very lean, small guy
    • Lupus: What does their Lupus form look like? I guess you could stick a Secui section under here.
    • Optime: How about Optime?
  • Humanization: Describe the level of humanization your character has, e.g.: Often wears Accessories.

Coloration

  • Fur:
    • Primary coat color
    • Secondary coat color (tertiary etc. continue below)
  • Markings:
    • One type of marking here: TBD
    • Second type of marking here: TBD
  • Eyes: Deep earthy brown with some gold flecks
  • Optime Hair: Brown and with some waves
    • Nose and Paw Pads: Dark brown almost black

1.2  Miscellaneous

Modifications

  • Scars: Scarred, missing most of left ear and parts of right; scar over left brow and jagged mark on right cheek, left lip
  • Piercings:
    • Maybe your character
    • has a lot
    • of piercings
  • Tattoos: No.

Adornments

you can stick more description about their humanization and how they practice it here. or don't! by the way, you might want to adjust the cell widths here: 33/33/33 gives you even columns etc. do the math out of 100% of course :D

Jewelry and Accessories

Kharma necklace Vesper necklace
  • something

Clothing

  • something
  • something
  • and another something

Forms


xx lbs (xx kg)
xx in (xx cm)

Lupus

maybe describe how often they use the form


xx lbs (xx kg)
xx in (xx cm)

Secui

maybe describe how often they use the form


xx lbs (xx kg)
xft xin (xx in / xx cm)

Optime (Preferred)

maybe describe how often they use the form and don't forget to change their form preference

Interaction

  • Speech: Slightly off due to an old injury to his jaw from when he was kicked by a horse
  • Scent: Coyote, Inferni, Horses
  • Quirks, Gestures, Etc.: Walks somewhat bowlegged, grinds teeth sometimes
  • General Posture and Body Language: Expressive in his body language, lots of ear movement even if their isn't much there

Images

2.  Personality

Quiet, reserved, loyal, devoted to horses before anything else. Doesn't really care about coyotes, individuals, groups, etc. He likes horses more than most coyotes -- though he is not unfriendly!

2.1  Ideals

Traits

Quiet, reserved, loyal, devoted to horses

  • Outlook: Optimistic
  • Sociability: introverted, dominant
  • Expression: Dominant
  • Alignment: True neutral

Motivations

  • Becoming a better horseman
  • Teaching others better ways of horsemanship

Fears

  • Something: something something
  • Something: something something

Biases

  • Packs: TBD
  • Species: TBD
  • Non-Luperci: TBD
  • Gender: TBD
  • Color: TBD
  • Sexuality: TBD
  • Age: TBD

Sexuality

Very low desire for a relationship but would most likely be heterosexual and if he did find a special lady, she must love horses.

Interests

  • Likes: Horses
  • Dislikes: A list of single or few-worded dislikes
    • Maybe a BIG DISLIKE HERE

Substances

Most likely would not try substances. He needs a clear mind when working with his equine partners.

Spirituality

Describe your character's spirituality. What do they believe? Do they believe in (a) higher power(s)? Do they perform rituals? What do they believe after death? Do they have a creation myth? Maybe this section is long enough to require more space.

3.  Relationships

* Does not know this person by name.

3.1  Family: Families

3.2  Relations

Key Relations

  • Characters IS YOUR CHARACTERS FAVORITE THING EVER!!!1111one

Positive Relations

  • Characters is also your character's buddy-old-pal-old-friend-of-mine

Neutral / Negative

Minor Relations

4.  Skills and Inventory

4.1  Abilities

Skill

  • Education and Learning: how'd your character learn this?
  • Warhorse trainer/combatant (Master): describe skill
  • Horse caretaking (Master): describe skill
  • Breeding and husbandry (Master): describe skill
  • Horse Racing (Master): describe skill
  • Reading (Master): describe skill
  • and over here go some weaknesses~

Skill 2

  • Education and Learning: how'd your character learn this?
  • Skill (Master): describe skill
  • Skill (Master): describe skill
  • and over here go some weaknesses~

4.2  Inventory

Trade

blah blah blah

  • Offering: what kind of stuff does your character trade?
  • Accepting: what do they want?

Items

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5.  History

5.1  Achievements

Catacombs

go get yo' catacombs template, son

Colm was seen as lower class thanks to his being born with an unknown father. He was used as a scapegoat/punching bag/training dummy/target. Would be forced to stand about and let himself be practiced on when younger. His left ear was mostly cut off when a sword nicked him during practice, his right ear was split when a knife caught the center of his ear.

Came to be a horse trainer after accidentally displaying a natural tendency of being able to connect with and understand what the horses are thinking and feeling (partially low speech, partially natural inclination and intuition). Ended up going from being used as a target to stable boy to actually breaking colt with in few short months. Early on he sustained a kick and several bites from these broncs, the worst being on that he took to his jaw, which slightly offset it.

At first the methods he was taught were despicable. He would ride the bucks out them until the animal spirit was broken. Colm did not like this work but at the time thought he preferred this work over being a dummy target so he kept his own thoughts to himself for a short while. The coyote ended up meeting a stranger who offered him a job as a rider for races, since the male was small and had a confident hand. So he left his colt breaking practice and left his family to travel with this stranger.

For a year Colm traveled aboard his boss’s top horses, eventually winning more often than he lost. There was something thrilling about having control of such a fast and powerful animal. The sport was addicting and he thought for sure he would work for this fellow the rest of his life, until he met a real horseman with the finest animals around. His horses were not just well trained, they were willing to do anything to appease their riders because they wanted to. Colm became infatuated with this trainer and would apprentice him for nearly a year.

When his old mentor passes away early winter, he was deeply affected but the premature death of his idol. So in his plight for solitude he left everything behind and took his late mentor’s steed out into the rolling hills where he would study and live with wild horses for months. He learned everything about their natural behavior. The lead mare of one of the bands was a curious equine and Colm eventually captured her and trained her for his own mount, setting his mentor’s horse with the band in her place. Nothing had been as challenging as humanely gentling and starting the wild mare but in the end his patience paid off and Colm ended up with one of the best horse’s he’d ever rode. Whenever he could get his hands on a training book, he’s reading it. Usually pages are missing or the words are hard to read but just a glimmer of information was better than nothing. Building from what his mentor taught him, the coyote eventually was the best horse trainer in the area.

His talents were recognized by many and before long he was getting many clients wanting him to train their war mounts. It took a special type of horse for such demands, one physically capable and one mentally able to handle the chaos of battles. That’s when he first met Xenophon, the greatest war stallion in his opinion.

Xen was of grand breeding and had an excellent mind, but flames and fast moving shadows would spook him and cause him to dump his riders. Colm was able to work through it, much to his owner’s grand surprise. Colm was sad to see the stallion go but glad to have helped. However the stallion’s owner was not nearly trained enough for the level his horse was and Xen severely injured his master. The owner swore that he’d kill Xenophon and would not listen to what the horse master had to so say, so Colm took the initiative to steal the stallion to save his life.

Timeline

2009

  • DD Mon: your character was born hooray!

2010

  • DD Mon: they turned a year old hooray!

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