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Cameo Brainstorming

Re: Cameo Brainstorming

Postby Junglefowl26 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:54 am

Guilty Carrion wrote:
So you're looking to bring a jovial side to the violent proceedings? Should be an amusing figure to contrast the inherently dark scenario we find ourselves in. xD

Indeed!

Well, to an extent. This is an old idea I am finally making rather than someone new for the chapter, but yeah I do like the contrast, particularly with the other rather stern and serious members of Team Legion.

Plus, I just like the archetype of the friendly enemy. There is a lot of deserved focus on war and hate, but sometimes they can be strange feelings of respect, professional courtesy, and even camaraderie and admiration for an enemy. I originally thought of using him to explore this in regards to the Sarghress-Sharen war, as someone who was pro-alliance because he respected the hell out of the Sharen after fighting them so long, but I think it can work pretty well in a civil war scenario like this as well.

But anyway, I am glad you like it.
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Re: Cameo Brainstorming

Postby Guilty Carrion » Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:49 pm

Junglefowl26 wrote:
Guilty Carrion wrote:
So you're looking to bring a jovial side to the violent proceedings? Should be an amusing figure to contrast the inherently dark scenario we find ourselves in. xD

Indeed!

Well, to an extent. This is an old idea I am finally making rather than someone new for the chapter, but yeah I do like the contrast, particularly with the other rather stern and serious members of Team Legion.

Plus, I just like the archetype of the friendly enemy. There is a lot of deserved focus on war and hate, but sometimes they can be strange feelings of respect, professional courtesy, and even camaraderie and admiration for an enemy. I originally thought of using him to explore this in regards to the Sarghress-Sharen war, as someone who was pro-alliance because he respected the hell out of the Sharen after fighting them so long, but I think it can work pretty well in a civil war scenario like this as well.

But anyway, I am glad you like it.


I think it's something we sorta need, really. Particularly in the conflict that seems to be looming between Sarghress. Characters that just don't despise each other despite their battle lines, they just simply acknowledge where they stand and that regardless of how they might feel, they will come to blows. The weight of that gets lost if one side is only portrayed as villainous or corrupt, so I think it's important to keep a 'human' element to the legion cameos, regardless of how they feel. Makes them better foils to Ariel and her wolf pack. Even if they don't necessarily do nice things.
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Re: Cameo Brainstorming

Postby Guilty Carrion » Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:59 pm

Alright, took forever, I procrastinated, but I think this is Roma's final sheet.

Chosen role: Legion
Character Name: Romakela
Clan: Sarghress
Martial ability: Hunting Wolves. Reinforced Gauntlets to let her fight in close quarters alongside them.
Mana ability: Blood, utilized for tracking.
Race: Drow’lath
Eye color: Gold
Hair color: Black with dark green streaks, long like a Val.
Favorite expression: Wolfish Grin
Favorite things to say: “Live a little.” “Life is short, enjoy it.” “Please. Run. Make it last.”
Favorite activity: Hunting
Quirks, characters flaws and odd behaviors (very important):

Romakela wears her heart on her sleeve, baring her emotions openly and with almost no restraint. Laughs loudly and easily, cries at the slightest sad story, completely revels in her freedom and lacks almost any sense of decorum. Something of a wild child.

Who needs a weapon when you ARE the weapon? Romakela trains herself, and her wolves, rigorously, and has no interest in carrying more traditional armaments that could be disarmed or taken from her.

Roma has a take charge personality, and quickly takes command of situations even when higher authority is present. Chafes against leaders who she feels haven’t earned their place, and will usurp their command.

Born a Nal’sarkoth slave, Romakela despises slavers, chains, and all things related. She has little mercy or care for those who still embrace slavery, and responds brutally to any threat that might see her shackled again.

Romakela deeply enjoys the thrill of a good chase, a violent hunt. The more her prey struggles, the deeper her desire to triumph and claim her prize. And she never takes prisoners.

Equipments , armor and clothes references if any, simple description with chosen colors if not: (Helmet Inspiration) Light armour with signs of battle wear, chipped and scraped. Arms and gauntlets are reinforced for striking.
Paired with, if any:
Inspiration pictures, if any , that remind you of the character: (Hair/Face/Personality) (The Pack) (Body/Build)
The character’s owner name that you wish to see display in the public database: GuiltyCarrion

She gets one new reference picture in this:

Image

She is a fighty lady, and I like how she shaped up. Not too good. Not too evil.
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Re: Cameo Brainstorming

Postby Ra'tatosk » Thu Nov 23, 2017 2:55 am

Finaly I have sent my two concepts to Kern.

First an update:

Araa’toskr Han’dai Val'Illhar'dro
— short called: Toskr

Son and eldest child of Raai’chael Han’dai Val'Illhar'dro, born 1059 – 58 years old - elder twin to (8 minutes) to Raai'chinno

• Name: Araa’toskr Han’dai Val'Illhar'dro
• Chosen role: Wolf pack
• Former clan: Han’dai sub house of clan Val'Illhar'dro.

• Former profession: Military, special operations
• Martial ability: Martial art in hand to hand combat – (dual) horseman’s axes for bird back fighting. He is also skilled in knife battling (carried hidden in his clothing). Leaving the choise to Kern depending of his role (up front battle or special ops).
• Mana affinity: Water affinity - even with ability to move and handle snow - from snowmen to snow avalances.

• Race: Dokkalfar
• Eye color: Traditional Illhar’dro blue eyes.
• Hair color: Hair is dark blue of Vel’Cahal – in ‘Goddess Knight’. Hair in one ponytail bound up as Sandaur’s hair, but a striped band in his favorite colors. Tip of ponytail is white, also white slings of hair in front of ears. Maroon colored beads in his hair like Rei'shiid’s war bird, one behind each ear short tufts of white hair sticking out in the bottom.
• Color: Dokkalfar brown skin.
• Size: As a male dokkalfar he is longer than a normal drow female. I would say imposing.
• Favorite expression: Smirk

• Favorite things to say: We are equals (to females). We are as good as them (to males). Innuendos for the older men and his peers.
• Favorite activity: Tending his bonsai trees, eating roasted chestnuts. Working on his fitness and body strength.
• Quirks and odd behaviors: Flirtatious to males and females. Clothes snob, following the latest fashion (not a chance in Machike). Likes shopping and has a desire to check out new places for inspiration (not possible at this moment, making him a bit lost). Openly gay, with a piece of bi – he will want to have heirs so he is not put of to girls (in his age – not elderly women). He prefers elder men (but dislike the feminine or submissive types) but takes what he got of his own age. He often get bad reaction from the males, therefore is happy when he get an opportunity to befriend a Sullisin warrior.
• Character flaws: Alpha male (not good when preferring elder men) and living in a matri¬archal society. Sometimes pushes his equal rights agenda a bit too hard. As he is known for this and of having sympathies for Sarghress commoner rule – he is regarded with suspicion by traditional Illhar’dros (looking on him in best case oddly in worst case as a potential traitor). He therefore has problems rising in the ranks as his competence would give him credit for. Elder women looking for young studs scare him – especially those who remember young Sandaur (in bed), he does not like the innuendos of that. He doesn’t like to take as he gives.

• Equipment, clothes and armor: In this chapter he is not officially Illhardro so he either use civilian clothes fit for winter and fighting, or left over parts of Sullisin clothes or uniform. He still wears his cape of thick fur (maroon) and Arshin war bird feathers in orange
• Civil costume (if needed): Standard attire for surface living. But still wearing something with his favorite colors of maroon and orange. Still a clothes snob, here in this setting that means that he always keeps his clothes tidy and clean.
• No pairing, which does not mean he doesn't look for someone.
• Name of his Arshin war bird is Moona.

As noted above he is pushing the equal rights agenda and have sympathies for Sarghress commoner rule. As described earlier he has been a student in Orthorbbae under Sandaur and Kel'noz. He developed a puppy love for Sandaur and got influenced by Kel'noz who gave him the first seeds of male emancipation. Kel'noz also nurtured Araa’toskr in diplomacy and the ways of the Sarghress. He has kept contact with his ancestry of his male Sullisin side, especially his father.
As he grew up on the surface, he prefers the open sky to the underground caverns of the drow. He prefers special operations and working under cover. So going to the Sarghress clan in Machike was not a difficult decision. His independent and equal rights streak helped him as well as knowing that Kel'nos was one of the leaders in Machike. His bonds to his Sullisin father added to that - where he wanted to help his father in the defense of the surface colony. Finally knowing that the murderer (Shodun) of Sandaur was one of the leaders of the alliance, he decided that the defense of Machike was more important than his Illhardro ancestry.

Weapons still the same. Kern chose axes or knifes. He can use axes if he is put on the battle field or the knifes if he is put on some special operation going behind the lines.
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Re: Cameo Brainstorming

Postby Ra'tatosk » Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:00 am

Second cameo will be the Sullisin father of the twins Araa and Chinno:

Xann'dor Sullisin'rune

Father of Araa'toskr and Raai'chinno Han’dai Val'Illhar'dro in his mating with Raai’chael Han’dai Val'Illhar'dro, born 908 – 209 years old

• Name: Xann'dor Sullisin'rune
• Chosen role: Wolf pack
• Former clan: Sullisin'rune

• Former profession: Military, Sullisin'rune Tiger guard
• Martial ability: Normal combat with claymore as weapon.
• Mana affinity: Water affinity. On the surface finding out he can handle snow . A ability that his son Araa inherited.

• Race: Drowolath
• Eye color: Magenta eyes.
• Hair color: Hair is white on top and turquoise on both sides, pulled back and ending in a braided ponytail going down to just under the shoulder blades. The end tied with a bow (ends have tassels) - a bit vain he is.
• Size: Normal male drow length, sturdily built body.
• Face: Rugged but handsome, with a strong chin. In younger days he was very handsome, but with age and battles he had become more rugged and gained some scars along. Drowolath skin (Sullisin shade). Tattooed tiger strips on the cheeks, blue and three on each cheek.

• Favorite expression: Normally grumpy after all setbacks for the Sullisins, but shines up when his son Araa'toskr visits him.
• Favorite things to say: What has the world come to? Bah! The younglings are so weak. Look at him, the future of our kin (about his son).
• Favorite activity: Reminiscing of the old days.
• Quirks, characters flaws and odd behaviors: Does not approve of the younger men's martial ability and strength - except for his son (Araa) who he puts on a pedestal. Still a charmer to the females, even without empathy he know the art of getting the women where he wants them.

• Equipment, clothes and armor: Traditional Tiger guard uniform (well worn). Now wearing a bear skin (a gift from his son who is a good hunter of game) in the winter.
• No pairing.
• Inspiration pictures: As an old John Wayne (but grumpy): https://news.usc.edu/files/2008/08/jwstamp.jpeg

He followed Ash'waren when she left Chel for Machike. He was one of the Tiger guards that was loyal to her. In Machike he settled and mixed his time between rebuilding the colony to make it stronger and guarding Ash.
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Re: Cameo Brainstorming

Postby Junglefowl26 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 5:47 pm

@Guilty Carrion: Sorry I didn't respond before, but very well said.

And impressive cameo. I look forward to seeing her in action.

@ Ra'tatosk: Ah very cool.

You know, i was expecting their dad to be Illhardro but in retrospect I am not sure why...

And you know, I could see Xann and Xen being old friends from back in the day, or at least having known each other as tiger knights.
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Re: Cameo Brainstorming

Postby Ra'tatosk » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:42 pm

Junglefowl26 wrote:@ Ra'tatosk: Ah very cool.

You know, i was expecting their dad to be Illhardro but in retrospect I am not sure why...

Well that should be the normal thing to happen. But their mother was the first commander of defense of the newly started colony of Saosh. They met when the Sullisin sent an investigative mission to Saosh to learn of how to recolonize the surface. Xann was in the accompanying guards. Xann charmed the pants off their mother Raai’chael. *lol*
And you know, I could see Xann and Xen being old friends from back in the day, or at least having known each other as tiger knights.

Oh yes, but now it would be one merry knight and one very grumpy knight meeting. But talking of old times would propably make Xann lighten up. *beer* *beer*
Lets hope they don't have to fight each other. :B
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Re: Cameo Brainstorming

Postby Junglefowl26 » Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:34 am

Ra'tatosk wrote:Well that should be the normal thing to happen. But their mother was the first commander of defense of the newly started colony of Saosh. They met when the Sullisin sent an investigative mission to Saosh to learn of how to recolonize the surface. Xann was in the accompanying guards. Xann charmed the pants off their mother Raai’chael. *lol*

Quite literally it would appear.

Given the distance involved, how close are the twins to their father?


Ra'tatosk wrote:Oh yes, but now it would be one merry knight and one very grumpy knight meeting.

That is the best kind of knight meeting.

Ra'tatosk wrote:But talking of old times would propably make Xann lighten up. *beer* *beer*

We can only hope. *beer*

Ra'tatosk wrote:Lets hope they don't have to fight each other. :B

But that is exactly why I want them to fight. }:3

Muhahahahahahahahahahaha!
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Re: Cameo Brainstorming

Postby Vestiline » Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:55 pm

I do have ideas for two cameos on this end, tho I'm not sure if they'd fit in anywhere

Tainted and salty summoner

Name: Ceva'hess Avci (I'm not quite sure what clan she should be in sans Sharen)
Age: 87
Race: Ver'drowendar
Build: Slim
Hair color: naturally white, dyed bronze-ish color
Ancestry: Felden drowlath,
Mana Affinity: Self taught traditional summoner, Self-taught Sealer
Martial ability: hand scythes
Occupation: Former owner of a Luxury Bath house, currently teaches summoning.
Mate: Vaast Kyorl'solenurn/ open to a threeway

Quirks
-Open Dislike for Sharen due to having to flee Felde
-In a fairly loving relationship with Vaast
-Facination with Suls
-Uses summons as extra hands instead of slaves most of the time
-Wishes to reopen her bath-house one day

Conflicted Kyrol hunter
Name: Vaast Kyorl'solenurn
Age: 86
Race: Mixblood, Beld father
Build: Average
Hair color: Dark Grey
Mana ability: Shadow
Matrial ability: Long sword
Occupation: Templar with no current warden
Mate: Ceva'hess Avci (insert clan here)/open to a threeway

Quirks:
-Relationship with Ceva is a secret from his clanmates
-Exceedingly formal in public, pantsless, gadget building gremlin in private
-Considering defecting to the Dutan'vir but doesn't want to abandon his friends
-Going through the motions of Sharess worship, fallen out of the faith
-Often found watching from the shadows or staring off into space
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Re: Cameo Brainstorming

Postby Junglefowl26 » Sat May 05, 2018 4:55 am

With the comic ending soon there is no time (not to mention money) for them, but it can be fun to make cameo ideas for the joy of it.

Sarghress Overseer
Name: Prea'toria Sarghress
Age: 38
Race: Drowlath
Build: Average
Hair color: White with red streaks
Mana ability: light
Matrial ability: katars, patterned after wolf claws
Occupation: Imperial Overseer
Mate: None

Quirks:
-Eager to please and self-conscious (aware that her job position is purely political and wants to prove she is worthy)
-Figits a lot.
-Overthinks her orders
-Overly formal and polite most of the time, curses a lot when frustrated.

Feldian sergeant
Name: Sturm
Age: 218
Race: drowlath
Build: Average
Hair color: white
Mana ability: none
Matrial ability: repeating crossbow
Occupation: Feldian Guard
Mate: N/A

Quirks:
-In public over the top Snad worshiper, in private hates the Nids and wants Felde independence (family was killed in Felde;s takeover by Snad).
-Really into this democracy thing she heard a big guy talk about once.
-Terrified of drowning, avoid water if possible
-Addicted to apples, spends most of her salary on them.


Sharen mana specialist
Name: Ba'al Vel'Sharen
Age: 125
Race: drowlath (tainted)
Build: Tall and thin
Hair color: teal
Mana ability: foci use
Matrial ability: staff with many embed foci
Occupation: Mana specialist in Snad's service
Mate: N/A

Quirks:
-Yandere for Kel (former student of Kel - crush on teacher combined with clan hatred and personal desire to surpass him means very confused and messed up feelings)
-Plan overly elaborate revenge on many enemies (especially Zala - he is a son of Sarv), but never implements them.
-Show off anytime, even battle.
-Challenge people to duels when annoyed.

Ys Soldier
Name: Pum'acon
Age: 64
Race: drowlath
Build: Average
Hair color: white
Mana ability: air
Matrial ability: bow
Occupation: Guerilla fighter against Wolfpack
Mate: N/A

Quirks:
-Hates Mimians
-Collection of pressed flowers.
-Loves rain, but is scared of thunder and lightning
-Thinks surface bugs are tasty


Freed Ysian slave
Name: Velas pyr Rotvled
Age: 38
Race: hermoine (or some other goblin)
Build: Average
Hair color: red
Mana ability: none
Matrial ability: spear
Occupation: Militia in new Ys
Mate: N/A

Quirks:
-Dislikes other hermoine (was sold into slavery as a result of politics)
-halm fetish (likes 'em short)
-Complete braggart
-Creepied out by faeries.
-Loves horse riding, wants to try riding some mounts drow use.
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