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darknightrei
12/14/2006 1:45 PM

Plotline:

Just a little info on the story, The setting is an almost prehistoric jungle in a villiage where the surviving races have gathered to live. Other than that, feel free to subplot for yourself so long as it doesn't interfere with the main story or the enjoyment of the other players.

I am going to ask that while I want to see a variety of races (i will allow any intelligent race that is not naturally chaotic to be played or if you wish, abberations of races not normally played. Please PM me about any race requests prior to posting character info)I would like to remain true to the barbaric, postapocolyptic feel, so please keep characters low tech and as a general rule use appropriate things for the period. (example: a scavenged healing ring and sword are ok, possibly even armor found in the ruins... but gleaming platemail, polished longswrds and wands out the proverbial "wazoo" are rediculous in a fight for survival story of this genre.) Lastly a few important notes: the bartering system has replaced money, tibesmanship is commonplace, and the lush jungle ruins are home to many beasts so there should never quite be that cozy, down home feeling.

also note, the story takes place in the time in which the original dieties have died and the successive avatars have yet to ascend to godhood. Therfore divine abilities or gifts may be boosted, weakened, or nullified completely until which time an avatar is determined.

These are a few of the tribes of the Lost Realms:

-Snowfire: Mainly human healers, medics, surgeons, etc.
-Shadowfox: Drow survivors, hate the rest of the community, but coexist for survival
-Ungarth: Barbaric remnants of all of the races, mainly comprised of those rescued from the forest. Live like nords or barbarians.
-Reyearth: civilized upperclass of all of the races who have lost everything and still struggle for superiority.
-The legion of 10: the last of the tribes are the legion of 10, ten tribes under one leader united by their gifts. (if you create a tribe it will fall under this category for the sake of argument.)

It is quite safe to assume that we're not the only ones left, however for the sake of the RP our characters have only briefly considered the possibility due to their focus on survival. A VERY integral part of the progression is in the possibility that there may be some hope of rebuilding and discovering other survivors as well as the fight to maintain what we've attained in the past year since the Fall of the Gods.

Other than that, feel free to push the envelope and take strides to improve upon the story in any way that you can. I value everyone's input so if you have a request, suggestion, or anything else, PM me or post it here and I will address you as soon as possible. I look forward to seeing where this one will go.
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Dieties:

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Races:
(click each link to jump to the races wikipedia page)
Dwarves (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dwarf_%28Dungeons_%26_Dragons%29" target="_blank)
gnomes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gnome_%28Dungeons_%26_Dragons%29" target="_blank)
halflings (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halfling" target="_blank)
Elves (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elf_%28Dungeons_%26_Dragons%29" target="_blank)
Lizardfolk (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lizardfolk" target="_blank)(for this RP, Lizardfolk can speak)

You can also combine race to make your own, but be sure you have my approval and a damn good reason. If you would like another race, simply request it and get approval.
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please post the following information so that it can be approved.

Name:
Race:
Age:
Alignment:
Diety: (very important as it will determine many events in the story)
Brief bio: ( no more than 2 paragraphs. so as to allow flexibility in storytelling)
Appearance:
skills/specialties:
tribe:

teutonicknight
12/16/2006 4:09 PM

Name: Kreel

Race: Goblin

Age: old (rougly 50)

Alignment: Chaotic Neutral

Diety: none: Kreel renounced his faith in the gods of goblins when the world turned upside down and vowed he would survive on his abilities alone.

Brief bio: Kreel is an old goblin, shunned even by his own. He was always abnormally smart for his race, trying to keep in the background as much as he could. Whenever the orcs went on a raid and brought the goblins along, Kreel would intentionally take a slight wound and feign death. This is how he survived to the ripe old age of fifty, extremely rare for a goblin.

Kreel never felt a great urge to kill like most others of his kind. Instead he always just wanted to be left to his own to do whatever he wanted. He was called a "wimp" within the hoard, but he never cared as long as he was alive. He saw too many strong fall victim to a knife in the back or an arrow to the neck. Strength didn't ensure anything. Wits was what kept him alive.

After the world turned upside down, Kreel found himself amidst a raging confusion. Greenskins were killing each other all around. He knew that to survive he would have to leave and find solace elsewhere. Fleeing the safety of the hoard, Kreel found his way to the jungles. He has survived mostly by avoiding contact with others, but as things begin to settle down and people are building society back again it is becomming more and more difficult to avoid contact with anyone else. So Kreel finally decides he needs to find a way to survive with the emerging society.

Appearance: Kreel is an old goblin with wrinkly dark green skin. His hair has long since turned completely white, what little of it remains. His sunken eyes still give off a vibrant life, though. If you look at his body you would think him ready to fall over dead, but a glimpse of his eyes will tell you that there is more there than you would expect from his kind.

Kreel wears an old set of rags that has been mended and sewn together so many times you can't tell what it was supposed to be originally. There are many hidden pockets in the rags, though, where Kreel stores some rather intriguing items. Though the smell of filth hangs on him like the rest of his kind, he actually makes an effort to bathe every month or so.

skills/specialties: Kreel has learned how to survive in the wild by himself. While his body is getting old and not quite as quick as he used to be, he is still quite nimble and his eyesight and hearing haven't dulled with age. He has learned to notice even the most minute detail that might save him from death. He can also hear someone breathing from across the room. Kreel learned to read orcs' minds quickly and has a good general sense of empathy.

Kreel never developed his killing skills very much, instead relying on his wit to survive an encounter. He developed thievery skills such as pickpocketing and lockpicking from an early age. Nothing ever comes free in the hoard, and what you get you have to take. So Kreel took what he needed and became very gifted at placing blame on others. Deceit and deception are valuble tools for survival in the chaotic hoard.


Side note: I'm not exactly sure the average life span of a goblin. I'm going on a life span of 80 years, so 50 would be the human equivalent of 62 on a lifespan of 100. Just at "retirement" age.

(here's another copy/paste :P Just to keep things consistent)

darknightrei
12/16/2006 8:28 PM

To quote the worst character concept in history "dissen lubberly" *shoots self for saying that*

Ok, a little more background for the world of in game fun-ness. The catastrophy that left everyone in the jungle has only recently been recovered from (1 year give or take). It will only be referred to as the "Breaking" and will be revealed in-game through both my narrative and some flashbacking.

Other than that thing seem in order, so when I have some char sheets up in here and a little phenominal cosmic power, I shall create life only to take it away in very pretty sepia
"...the bloodshed begins soon...the Tree of Life grows restless in it's containment and the roots...the bloody roots will mark the new era of the living gods"

Mablung_Surion
12/17/2006 2:39 AM

Name: Eledhwen Surion Stormrage

Race:Winged Elves Elf Aril'Tel'Quessir
Age:100 years old (typically young for a elf being almost immortal, so about 18 if she was human)

Alignment: Lawful Good

Diety: Aerdrie Faenya

Brief bio: Eledhwen Surion Stormrage is the daughter of the bastard son of Illidan Stormrage, a powerful elven mage She chose to folloiw the path of the priestess and thus trained her skills of bowcraft and light magic as well as the gifts from Aerdrie.

She has recently been accepted into the ranks of priestesses of the sky as an accepted, not yet fully tested and unable to be called sister by other priestesses of the sky. her travels though have taken her from the ancient home of the winged elves and has brought her close to the edge of the mountains and here she has seen what many of her race have not.

Appearance: Eledhwen dresses in tattered elven robes as any of the accepted would wear, she stands at 6' so is tall to most humans, her skin shines with elven beauty and her eyes are the colour of the sky on a bright summer's day.

skills/specialties:Eledhwen is a marks woman, just like all elves Eledhwen is skilled in the art of archery, not only that she has embarked on the path of Aerdrie, although she has much to learn (will learn new spells as time goes on) she has already learnt how to heal minor injuries and how to bend the holy magic to damage others.

This ok?

[Edited by Mablung_Surion on Tuesday, December 19, 2006 10:58 AM]

Setsuna
12/18/2006 7:14 PM

Name: Cadry of the house of Surles.

Race: Drow

Age: 76

Alignment: Chaotic neutral (much to the horror of her peers.)

Diety: Eilistraee ( A really odd follower.)

Brief bio:
Cadry was born to the house of Surles, daughter of the weaponmaster and a commoner female. Due to the weapon master's (Jael) exemplory service, the house matron had granted him the right to raise her. Due to this, she spent more time around males then females,which led her to the mind set of simply not caring about the female being better then the male thing. She spent much of her childhood reading and learning things that interested her, and in fights with those her dad trained.

When the Breaking occured her father died, and she had to flee to the surface. When she made it, after travelling through the underdark for a time unknown, she was nearly blinded by the moon. As soon as her eyes adjusted, she fell in love with the silvery orb, and began to understand the follower of Ellistraee's odd ways (of which she had read about in one of her many books). While she is hardly an exemplory follower of the goddess, seeing as she is much to obstinate to truly follow any higher power, she still does try to follow Ellistraee's path...just in her own way.

Appearance: Tall for her kind, but still rather short, barely 5'5, and only then if you count her hair. Has the same frail and slender build of all elves, and has the same obsidian skind of all Drow. The only part about her that is particualarly odd is the fact that her eyes are a silvery red color, as if someone has put a film of very very thin silver oclored lace over her eyes. Her hair is the normal white color for Drow, with perhaps a hint of silver to it, normally held in a rather severe looking braid that hangs to her shoulder-blades.

skills/specialties: Knows the most random bits of information one could possibly ever think of not wanting to know, and knows how to read obscure languages (not so good at conversing in them, though can manage to throw a few decent insults in most of the ones she knows)
While not extrodinary at swordfighting, she can do more then hold her own.
A good go between between the tribes, from the sheer fact she could care less about most things.
Knows basic first aid and the theory behind some other kind of hands on healing, has no talent with magic beyond her innate abilities though.

tribe: Shadowfox (from the sheer fact that no other tribe has accepted her yet._

darknightrei
12/19/2006 7:11 AM

MS, great character, one small fix from fine robes to one she managed to salvage during the breaking and you'll have been accepted into the ranks of faerun's finest!

Setsuna is it? I must say that it takes alot to impress me...and I'm impressed. You truly have a very original character design and I love the twist with her following Eilistraee! Our characters will definitely have a bit of interaction and I wouldn't be suprised if the gods find favor in such a unique elf...;)

Flark
12/19/2006 10:52 AM

Name: Gimral Farfinder

Race: Dwarf (Wild)

Age: Unfortunatley I can't remember the equivalent in Dwarf age but around 50 in Human years.

Alignment: Chaotic Good

Diety: Thard Harr

Tribe: Somewhat a self chosen outsider of the Barbaric tribe Ungarth

Appearance: Gimral has the typical dwarven features including a large nose and a waist long double platted beard which he tucks into his belt. His beard is now more grey than it's original earthy brown colour. He is dressed in loose fitting earthy brown and green coloured clothing and wears an old pair of evil looking rusty spiked gauntlets. Tucked into one of the old worn out leather boots he wears is a small dagger and across his back is a self made bow and quiver of arrows. Physically Gimral is still extremely fit for his age and his lean wiry appearance does nothing to hide this.


Skills/Specialties: Being a Wild Dwarf by nature and following the Diety of Thard Harr, Gimral is a skilled hunter, keen explorer and master in the art of jungle survival. Through both his natural ability and experience he has a good understanding in the ways of wild animals and a good knack of calming them. He also has a vast knowledge of strange exotic plants, herbs and their special properties. Followers of Thard Harr also have the ability to summon the divine power of Sin-Wrath in which their wisdom is temporarily reduced in exchange for enhanced physical strength.


Brief bio: Gimral Farfinder has been a loner and wanderer for as long as he can remember. For all his skills in survival and the great outdoors, he is severely in-adept in the art of dealing with other intelligent beings. From an early age it was apparent to him that he never enjoyed or desired the company of other people and instead sought out his own solitude. Obviously spending so much time on his own has only resulted increasing this problem as well as slightly unhinging the old Dwarf's mind. An obsession with experimenting in the effects of many a strange herb or fungi could be another reason for his unorthodox way of thinking.

Gimral is currently lurking around the outskirts of the village and has recently developed a mutual respect towards the Ungarth tribe.

[Edited by Flark on Tuesday, December 19, 2006 11:09 AM]

Setsuna
12/19/2006 1:45 PM


Setsuna is it? I must say that it takes alot to impress me...and I'm impressed. You truly have a very original character design and I love the twist with her following Eilistraee! Our characters will definitely have a bit of interaction and I wouldn't be suprised if the gods find favor in such a unique elf...;)

Awww! I feel loveded. Thank you.

Benjmn
12/19/2006 6:01 PM

Name: Gabriel Erronel

Race: Human

Age: 18

Alignment: Nuetral Good

Diety: Deneir

Brief bio: Gabe was the third son of his house. His oldest brother was a paladin of Tyr, and the second brother was something of a casanova, but was charismatic enough to pull it off without too many angered fathers. Gabe was something of a bookworm, spending much of his time at the temple of Deneir and Oghma, though he was dutiful enough to not neglect his lessons with the master at arms. He was considering joining the priests of Deneir, but the disaster put such plans to an end.

After the disaster, he finds himself as the only heir to his ruined house. His brothers dissappeared, though they may still be alive. His father is old, and the disaster did not help his health. His mother is fifteen years younger than his father, and so not so near to death, and quite bitter about the loss of fortune and luxury.

Appearance: He stands at about 6'1", with the large frame that he and his brothers inherited from their father. He has not worked at developing his strength, though, so his frame is far from musclebound. His hair is a dirty blonde and his eyes are grey.

skills/specialties: Can use basic weapons, learned of the composition of music and literature, as well as some math, at the Temple of Deneir.

tribe: Reyearth

darknightrei
12/20/2006 4:38 PM

Keep an eye out soon as I will be posting the initial setting information, bios of both the important figures and my character, and the first post of this RP around Wed.

Everyone thus far is accepted and if you want to post your first RP segments you can so long as you only post once until I post and you use it only to describe your characters and setting. Most decisions as to what the camp looks like and who's in the tribes will be a first come first serve thing. However, the absolute truths are as follows:

-the temples to all the gods are caves in a mountain dead center of the camp.
-The camp's leader is named Errolvin and he's a human with no tolerance for incooperation between tribes, a pet illithid (via enchanted mythril slave collar), and a grudge against Rayearth.
-the leader of the legion of 10's name is Petra, a small woman who is actually a powerful warlord in her country, an unequaled fighter...

Everything else is up to you guys to begin with because I want you all to build the perfect world for each of you and feel more of a reason to fight for it.

darknightrei
12/21/2006 4:03 AM

Nice first post! Just a few things:
-try to keep OOC convo out of RP altogether andpost it here. OOC kinda puts a hiccup in the flow of the story. :)
-be careful of spelling and punctuation (spaces). You did good for such a long post, but try putting posts in a WP and spell-checking them first.
-always post that wonderully...;)

Setsuna
12/22/2006 1:36 PM

hhe, sorry bout the Ooc. I'm used to RPing on AIM or etc where you don't have the option of posting somewhere else.

Thankies ^^

Just edited post for spelling errors and space errors.

[Edited by Setsuna on Friday, December 22, 2006 1:46 PM]

darknightrei
12/29/2006 7:06 AM

I'm Back!!! Let's get this party started!

Setsuna
12/30/2006 6:38 AM

Is the drow dead or unconcious? I'm presuming dead...but i'd hate to make a post about a dead drow only to find out 'oh yeah, still breathing. ' ^^'

darknightrei
12/30/2006 6:57 PM

Very, Very dead indeed...but note that a dying person has a tendency to say something important.

darknightrei
12/31/2006 10:35 PM

I want to see some posts from Mablung, Ben, and my dearest Flarkeepoo! Are you guys still in?

teutonicknight
01/01/2007 8:52 AM

Corpse looting! It's what goblins do, ya know.

So, would there be anything on the boyo's being that would help illuminate any of the mysteries, or is he like every other fugitive and all he has is a spool of thread, a roll of duct tape, and a fluff of cotton with which he made his daring escape with?

darknightrei
01/01/2007 10:12 AM

He's a Drow not MacGuyver! Good question my little goblinkin, I wouldn't be suprised to find a few salvageable gems of a magic nature, some scrolls detailing a few minor events involving this "Laucien" character (his arrest and execution, as well as the slaughter of an entire town by one man who remains identified only as the "Gillidriil" >pronounced 'gee-eyed-reel'<)

Almost forgot to mention, there is a rig on his left forefinger with the face of an owlbear and it will try to bite you if you touch it.

[Edited by darknightrei on Monday, January 1, 2007 10:15 AM]

Benjmn
01/04/2007 2:14 PM

Sorry it took me so long. Hope it works.

teutonicknight
01/05/2007 12:38 PM

I'll be going on vacation to visit my friends in Colorado for about a week or so. DK, I give you permission to NPC Kreel until I get back. I assume he'll survive that long under your care? ;)

darknightrei
01/05/2007 2:08 PM

Maybe...*wink* actually, you may be suprised at him when you return.. :)

Mablung_Surion
01/06/2007 3:31 PM

sorry i've had to spend time in different places e.g families house and girlfriends so had no internet access for a while

Mablung_Surion
01/07/2007 12:55 PM

Also Eledhwen doesn't share the same language as the drow, well the root language is the same but it has changed greatly.

And thanks for coming to my rescue, but Eledhwen doesn't really like deamons and she wasn't unconscious, so she will probably try to escape

darknightrei
01/11/2007 5:48 AM

Ok Mablung and Tbone,
A: you DID NOT submit a character sheet for approval...
B: Use of preestablished characters from the realms is strictly forbidden in almost all RP's So, leave them to the GM, aka me...
C: If you want to participate you will have to go through the same appklications as everyone else.
D: I want those last two posts by you two deleted and only after these previous requirements are met will you be allowed to continue.

(I'm not mad, just matter of fact. You must be fair to everyone else...)

Mablung_Surion
01/11/2007 12:56 PM

'I want to see some posts from Mablung, Ben, and my dearest Flarkeepoo! Are you guys still in?' quote of what you said.


err, i did get approval.... in fact one comment you made was asking me to make a comment, so i don't see why you were involving me in all that

I think i deserve an apology, i feel very hurt :(

[Edited by Mablung_Surion on Thursday, January 11, 2007 1:01 PM]

darknightrei
01/11/2007 2:00 PM

Just went through my emails...sorry M S...To be honest I saved your char in my mail and didn't see it in ooc here. It was all pretty much directed at Tbone anyways. so, my formal apologies...been stressed...

Setsuna
01/11/2007 6:03 PM

Quick question to Mablung...did your chara fall to where Cad is? I think thats what your post said, but for some reason my mind is refusing to focus on the words and impart them to my brain properly.
Just wondering if she feel in the same clearing as Cad and the goblinand...corpsey thing. Or near them, or no where at all within hearing distance or etc. ^^
Did I mention i'm frazzled tonight?

Mablung_Surion
01/12/2007 5:05 AM

Yeah, she landed very close by, but not in the clearing, you seem quite farazzled too :)

also apology accepted

_Freohr1_
01/12/2007 6:24 AM

Name: Freohr De'Vir
Race: Drow
Age: 127 (Appearing about 21)
Alignment: Neutral
Diety: Sveltarm

Brief bio: Freohr is master hunter and tracker, also a skilled assassin and warrior. He holds a very high ranking in the Shadowfox, second only to the High Priestesses. He grew fast, quickly surpassing his fellow students in his training and intellect. Although he holds himself in high regard as being neutral, he still prefers some races over others.

Appearance: He's about 5'7, 135 lbs. He wears a pitch black cloak which envelops his entire form from the neck down. This cloak hides his many primitive weapons, which include things such as knives and a wooden staff that he wears along his back.

skills/specialties: The usual Drow set. (Infravision, Shadow Orb, etc.)

Tribe: Shadowfox


Sorry I don't have four hours to write a two page summary of every second of this dudes life, I'm short on time. (About an hour a day, sometimes less, and I can't post on weekends...)

[Edited by _Freohr1_ on Friday, January 12, 2007 6:27 AM]

[Edited by _Freohr1_ on Friday, January 12, 2007 6:27 AM]

Flark
01/12/2007 8:01 AM

Hey Rei, sorry about my current no-show. Between a totally non RP related project I'm involved in as well as trying to organise a major event, I've barely had the time to even log into this place recently.

Just for the record I'm now up to scratch with the RP so far and if it's still okay should be joining in when I see a suitable opportunity.

darknightrei
01/12/2007 1:33 PM


also apology accepted

Thank you so very much...I'm sorry bout all that...


Name: Freohr De'Vir
Race: Drow
Age: 127 (Appearing about 21)
Alignment: Neutral
Diety: Sveltarm

Accepted...we seem to be very Drow-heavy...lol


Hey Rei, sorry about my current no-show. Between a totally non RP related project I'm involved in as well as trying to organise a major event, I've barely had the time to even log into this place recently.

Just for the record I'm now up to scratch with the RP so far and if it's still okay should be joining in when I see a suitable opportunity

FFLLAARRRRRRKKK!!! Sorry, just that I missed you round here man! I've been waiting for you to show up man and you can definitely hop in whenever you want...aka...soon and very soon ;)

With that said, we should be getting another player soon as he makes up a charcter and deletes his first post as Drizzt...*hint*

[Edited by darknightrei on Friday, January 12, 2007 1:34 PM]

teutonicknight
01/17/2007 2:14 PM

I'm back! (as if you couldn't tell)

....and I am surprised with Kreel, he seems to be getting manhandled by a chick. ;) Poor, poor little sop.

(not that I'm upset about it at all. if anything, that's what I had expected to happen)

_Freohr1_
01/19/2007 6:27 AM

I could always change to a human.

darknightrei
01/25/2007 12:51 PM

Sorry guys, the overabundance of comp problems left me RPGC-less but I'm back, Freohr, I want you to rp what You want because that's what the experience is about.

Zanen
02/01/2007 8:49 PM

Name: Zanen larthion

Race: Wood Elf

Age: 121(about 21 in human)

Alignment: neutral good

Deity: Bahamut(yes he follows a dragon, simply because he believes wisdom is more important than any other trait. And because dragons are kool >.>)

Brief bio: Zanen Was born before the breaking he was a young adept thief in a large town, after the breaking he woke up in a camp far away from his loved town. He misses the old days with all the people , the hustle and bustle. He spent his childhood perfecting what skills he has now. When he was 60 he saw a majestic dragon fly across the sky and has been obsessed with having a very long conversation with one for many a year.
Zanen prefers the easy quick kill don't let them feel a thing way to killing his enemies and hunting monsters, Thus he is an adapt thief/rogue. He also enjoys sitting in a tree for 10 mins sniping a monster with a bow before he lets a single arrow fly.

Appearance: Zanen is about 5'7, 135lbs. He has mid length black hair that he wears a black bandanna over. He has Dark green eyes. He wears all black clothing with black leather armor.

skills/specialties: Zanen has a very effective back-attack that he can perform but it takes him time to set up his position, he can also snipe with a bow(the longer he waits the better the shot) Zanen uses swords, daggers, and bows

tribe: rayearth (he doesn't partake in tribe fights, because he wishes for peace between all the tribes. He is free to enter other tribe camps without harm because he has expressed his ideals for tribe union many a time)


I hope this is acceptable.

[Edited by Zanen on Thursday, February 1, 2007 9:35 PM]

[Edited by Zanen on Tuesday, February 6, 2007 4:54 PM]

Zanen
02/02/2007 12:18 PM

I know you didn't want anyone else to post but i couldn't resist now that i made my character

Setsuna
02/02/2007 8:32 PM

..Is the daemon even still following her? I assumed that when Drizzt was taken away the deamon was as well...as...the..daemon was Gwuenahvey(I sorry for butcherin the name!) I think. Maybe...

Clarify?

Zanen
02/03/2007 12:08 PM

i read the ooc posts first and disregarded anything "drizzt" said. I just reread everything and "drizzt's" pet was not the daemon, how ever the daemon was not seen following the winged elf (i must of missed this) if it is ok with everyone i would like to leave this as is and continue with killing the daemon. That is if you want to...

[Edited by Zanen on Saturday, February 3, 2007 12:16 PM]

darknightrei
02/03/2007 5:13 PM

sounds good... I'm finishing my post now...

darknightrei
02/03/2007 5:13 PM

sounds good... I'm finishing my post now...

Benjmn
02/03/2007 9:45 PM

Sorry I have not managed to get to where everyone else is, but I couldn't think of a way to do it that I liked. Hope where I am will work out alright.

Setsuna
02/04/2007 12:19 AM

Cadry...Not Setsuna.....But love ya anyways ^^;

teutonicknight
02/05/2007 3:04 PM

Zanen, nothing against you personally, but most don't like being called names by complete strangers. Especially when they have new god-powers to play with. :P

darknightrei
02/05/2007 4:16 PM

Everyone liking it so far?

Setsuna
02/05/2007 4:41 PM

I love it ^^ *grins* Of course, I'm a bit sadistic when it comes to my characters...I love putting them through hell.

teutonicknight
02/05/2007 8:12 PM

Yosha. Is greatness. I've never really played with fire. I, personally, am a water-element type person. And that's usually reflected in those I RP. I wanted something different this time, and I got different. ;)

_Freohr1_
02/06/2007 6:01 AM

I'm not getting into this RP, m'self. I think I'll resign, I've haven't got an important place anyway. Thanks for letting join, much appreciated. :-)

Zanen
02/06/2007 3:09 PM

I'm really enjoying it! It reminds me of a game of D&D i played one time. Sorry about the "retarded goblin" thing, my character has a thing for intelligence and i couldn't think of anything else at the time. i didn't mean it personally. Freohr we'll miss you!

darknightrei
02/06/2007 3:58 PM

We'll miss you Frehor, with your permission I'll put him to rest peacefully...

Benjmn
02/06/2007 6:35 PM

All the action seems to be in the clearing...do I need to be thinking of a way to get over there, or are events going to shift?

darknightrei
02/06/2007 7:07 PM

You need to find a way to us...and soon...you play a key role, as does every player and the upcoming event is one you will want to be a part of. It is still up to you in the end though...;)

Zanen
02/06/2007 8:25 PM

you could just kind of stumble through the woods, hear voices, and carefully come into the clearing. That kinda thing usually works.

Benjmn
02/07/2007 7:44 PM

Okay, done. I could not think of a way to do it quickly,but what I wrote should work. Hope I did not miss anybody in the clearing.

Setsuna
02/10/2007 11:48 PM

Sorry bout that Zanen. It's just kind of hard to tell what was thought and what was dialogue. It might be easier to figure out if you had one ' instead of the " that's used for talking, or * around, or italicize thoughts. Just a suggestion ^^

Zanen
02/11/2007 5:40 PM

ok, thanks for the tip

_Freohr1_
02/13/2007 6:10 AM

Argh. Another black out. You have my permission to kill m'character.

vicus
02/17/2007 4:35 AM

Alright heres my character.

I should probably mention that I've never played forgotten realms before so I won't know all the names of besties etc. Please bear with me. :)

Name: Thuls Malorne
Race: Human
Age: 29
Alignment: Chaotic good
Tribe: Ungarth
Diety: Tyr
Brief bio: Thuls seems quite carefree and often whistles to himself as he hunts or fishes. Anybody who met him might think that he had no troubles but he has. Thuls is just very good at burying his emotions. He lost his wife and child four years ago in a birthing accident and since then he has had terrible nightmares. Thuls is unable to grieve for his lost loved ones because he can't face the truth that they are gone. Instead he packed his things and went "walkabout" forcing himself to keep moving and trying never to think about what happened.
This means that there is a lot of pent-up grief and anger within Thuls but he tries constantly to keep it bottled up, a struggle that is getting harder with each passing day.

Appearance: Thuls is 6'2" and weighs about 14 stone. He has tanned skin, long brown hair and brown eyes. He wears a light woolen tunic under brown, studded leather armour. He has woolen trousers with patches of leather here and there and comfortable leather boots. At first glance he seems at ease with himself and his surroundings but on closer inspection the signs of sleep deprivation can be seen around his eyes and at times his hands shake.

skills/specialties: Thuls knows how to catch fish and other food in the wilderness and also knows many of the local plants and animals. He is fairly strong and can handle himself in a fight. The thing he's really good at though is throwing. Thuls has an almost uncanny aim with pebbles that he learned from his father when he was a young boy.

Is this acceptable?

[Edited by vicus on Saturday, February 17, 2007 4:35 AM]

darknightrei
02/18/2007 4:56 PM

quite acceptable, now find a way to get to the celaring...and soon...I have a gift for your marksman...;)

Velvet_Nightmare
02/19/2007 8:56 AM

I used to be a huge Role Player but i havent played in a year or two. Really wanted to get back into the swing of things and this seemed like the perfect place. Hope my characters ok! Just let me know if i need to change anything and when i can weave myself into the story :)

Name: Dryden Tor

Race: Half drow, Half Avariel elf
Age: 18

Alignment: Chaotic Neutral

Deity: Shar

Bio: Dryden's mother was a powerful Avariel priestess, extremely talented and adept at what she did. But in her early years, she was attacked and raped by a rogue drow, causing her world to disintegrate around her as she found herself pregnant with a winged, half drow abomination. In the months after she gave birth to Dryden she was driven more and more insane by the perfection around her and the abomination of her child, finally banishing herself to a back water part of the country to live with whoever she could.

With her mother half mad, and her "foster father" uncaring and vicious to the point of abusive, Dryden learned early on to keep herself out of sight. Her only friends were the ravens that seemed to flock around her, even though they made it harder for her to interact with other people; she didnt care. In the years fending for herself she has learned to protect herself with makeshift weapons, and trust her ravens to look out for her.

After the breaking occurred, she found her mother killed and her house destroyed. Taking the opportunity to leave her current life, she did what she knew best and used her skills to disappear into what was left of the world. Having only her ravens to help guide her along and her scythes to protect her, she doesn't wander around with a purpose, rather because she has nowhere else to go and nothing else to do.

Appearance: Thick black almost dread-locked hair falls around her face down to her shoulders, in stark contrast against her pale grey skin. Her eyes are a deep black with an almost oily film that shivers across them when you look closely. She wears a deep purple shirt and black pants that are a bit ragged and torn with pockets sewn down the sides. Her black cloak is long and flowing, seeming to be made out of raven feathers with 2 long slits cut into the back, allowing her wings to protrude through and be unnoticeable from the rest of the cloak; preferring to keep hidden the fact that she has wings.

Skills/specialties: Dryden has always had a strange bond with ravens, and they follow her around everywhere, one almost always being on her shoulder or perched somewhere a few feet away, allowing them to flock and help protect her when shes in danger. She almost completely disappears into shadows, mostly because of her dark cloak and hair and also because of her natural ease in darkness. She carries a pair of scythe heads joined by a length of chain, being able to throw one scythe and pull it back like a boomerang effect. She hardly ever uses her wings, mostly because they aren't strong enough to carry her high or very far due to lack of use and growth, but she does use them to hover above the ground or enhance the speed of her movements.

Tribe: Dryden has mostly stuck to the outskirts of the village, but has had one or two interactions with the Legion of 10

Zanen
02/23/2007 3:04 PM

sorry i have been gone so long im back i the game now : )

darknightrei
02/25/2007 6:01 PM

Vicus...DON'T post my monster's actions...You will post only for yourself. This is simply a friendly warning, don't break the rules thus further however since you may not have known before.

Zanen
02/25/2007 8:03 PM

am i still co-dm? (just wondering)

Mablung_Surion
02/26/2007 2:12 PM

what will it take to kill this S.O.B

Zanen
02/26/2007 4:41 PM

yeah for real, this things a beach

darknightrei
02/26/2007 7:10 PM

Yes Zanen...in my abscence only you are co-gm for now though, stick to being a PC lol ;) As for what it takes to kill the beast...I cannot tell.

vicus
02/27/2007 4:43 AM

Just a question but how am I supposed to write about my character fighting monster if I can't even mention what the monster is doing? I did try not to mention it doing anything other than attacking us which you yourself said it was doing.

If you're going to leave our characters in a glade fighting a monster that we cannot kill until you post and then not post for days how do you expect us to make posts and not mention what the HUGE fekking monster is doing?

I think I'm going to drop out.

I thought it would be a bit different. Sorry.

[Edited by vicus on Tuesday, February 27, 2007 4:55 AM]

[Edited by vicus on Tuesday, February 27, 2007 5:00 AM]

darknightrei
02/27/2007 5:03 PM

Don't be that way sir Vicus! I have posted my character's actions specifically to meet a certain goal. If I don't post my character's actions, it's for a reason and besides, as GM if I have to wait for a day or two before I can post then it isn't too much to ask that anyone respond to my post and wait. I am the weaver of the backbone of this tale and in the end, the calls that I make are final. No one else has taken issue with it since the thread started. I hope you continue to play as I enjoy the prescence of ALL my Players but if you wish to leave I am sorry if My RP was unsatisfactory. If anyone else has an issue with the way RBR runs, please bring it to my attention now.

Setsuna
02/27/2007 9:12 PM

So...^^ Would Cadry be finding anything on the remains of Vicus...besides more bloods and guts that is?

darknightrei
02/27/2007 9:14 PM

Well, since he opted to explode...a rather blue gemstone seems appropriate...also, you may want to check the remains of the beast to find that thing that's breathing (HINT)

Max
02/28/2007 9:18 PM

Is there still room for another character?

If so, I would like to join. I've read the whole story so far, and I like it.

Thanx!

darknightrei
02/28/2007 9:21 PM

Submit a character sheet for my approval and then just be sure to work your way over to the clearing.

Max
02/28/2007 10:01 PM

Name: ??? Doesn't have one

Race: Wood Elf

Age: Unknown *For OOG purposes, is around 50-75...over a half-century, but not quite a full century*

Alignment: Neutral

Diety: None

Brief bio: His people undergo a rite of passing which consists of the members of the family (they call everyone in the village family) are taken away from the village and left alone for a year as a small child (around 5 or 6). This is done to "weed out" the weaklings. While he was undergoing his rite of passing, his village was destroyed and all the members of his 'family' were killed, thus leaving him alone in the wilderness for his entire life, except for his animal companion. More than a pet, it goes with him everywhere, and is his surrogate family. It is a black panther that has been with him since it was a cub.

As such, he has only a vague sense of language (a few words here and there that stuck with him from his childhood), but has a strong sense of body language, and many bestial sounds. He can use these to communicate with animals, since that is all he has been around for his entire life. (He can use this to communicate with people to an extent, but it's difficult).

Also, just for some info about him for everyone to know as a result of his background.

Pro's: He has developed amazing accuracy and range with thrown weapons, and has incredibly quick reflexes. He is faster than normal elves, and can move through trees and other heights as fast as he can on the ground. He is an expert tracker, and consequently very difficult to track, has keen senses, has some healing ability (he heals faster than normal and is resistant/immune to most poisons, but it is not conscious magic, just natural magic that has formed from his experiences and because he is an elf), has great jumping abilities, can climb almost anything and is good at reducing fall speeds, so long as there is something within arm's reach to slow down his fall.

Con's: Is illiterate, does not speak any language, is not great at melee fighting despite quick reflexes (jungle life doesn't really allow for close quarter fighting), can't stand open spaces (sort of anti-claustrophobia. He is afraid of open spaces because he is afraid that there is nowhere to go and nowhere to hide), and will not condone killing for sport.


(sorry, I lumped skills and bio together, to hopefully stave off confusion)

Appearance: Wild, strong, lithe. Dark tan skin, red hair, although skin and hair are dirty and grungy, so looks almost all-brown. If one looks closely, one can tell that he would be quite handsome if he cleaned himself once in a while. Eccentric eyes (the iris is blue on the outside, with a ring of yellow in the middle of the iris, and green on the inside)

Skills/specialties: see above

Tribe: none

[Edited by Max on Wednesday, February 28, 2007 10:50 PM]

Max
02/28/2007 10:03 PM

is that acceptable?

darknightrei
02/28/2007 10:36 PM

I like the concept, but There are no "jungle elves" in Forgotten Realms, so I would suggest that you go with a wood elf and just rub mosses on your skin to MAKE it green. I'll PM you with the specifics but after that, you're accepted.

Max
02/28/2007 11:40 PM

For my first post:

I apologize, Setsuna and DarkNightRei, if I erred in my first post.

I am waiting for a reply from DarkNightRei, but have to get offline.

All I did was distract you Setsuna, but if you would like, you can continue and ignore my post and I will delete it once I get a reply.

I was trying to put a healing aid for you to use, without revealing my character, hence the need for a quick distraction.

Again, if I erred, I apologize and just ignore it, and I will delete it and post later.


~Max

darknightrei
03/01/2007 12:02 AM

No need to apologize, besides you did the right thing, just need to make a few adjustments involving the things we discussed in PM ;) I'm sure Setsuna's as good a sport if not better than I am after the crap I put her through daily. lol

Max
03/01/2007 12:40 AM

fixed...

:-D

Setsuna
03/01/2007 4:38 PM

I'm cool with it ^^ It makes more sense than posting 'something brushes against Cadry's shoulder..'
And than wait for my reply which would be uber shot and...it would take forever. ^^;

Zanen
03/01/2007 8:00 PM

i might miss a few posts in the next few days but im not dead yet, rei you have my permission to rp zanen if need be

darknightrei
03/04/2007 8:43 AM

Sorry I was gone so long.

Zanen, I took the liberty of fixing a bit a situation with your character. That stone...well you need to remember that the gods are dead and so there are many things that just don't work anymore...like enchantments. Only innate magical abilities have remained in existence. I'm sorry I haven't specified this before and see it as one my failures as a GM but I hope you can forgive my lax inability and inattention to detail. The point is...the solution should never be so simple as "I heal all of us" even in the God-filled world of FR healing is a major ordeal requiring great energy. I'm putting you all through hell, why would healing be any different? Also, Zanen, at some point in your reading of the posts before yours, you should have noticed that there was not only a new player getting involved and trying to accomplish something, but that there is a healing expert here, and even he asked for nonmagical things in understanding of my goal to make you guys a unit through trial and tribulation. I'm not bashing you my friend, in fact I enjoy your charcters prescence in the RP, just an update so that we can all RP the story to its fullest demented potential. :D Rule of thumb for this thread from now on: if it's not mundane...it probably got destroyed in the breaking. ;) You all are doing awesome BTW.

[Edited by darknightrei on Sunday, March 4, 2007 8:57 AM]

Max
03/05/2007 6:06 PM

About my post...

I put that to give you guys an idea of what I'm doing and why I'm there...

Also, when I write, I will refer to everything as he would think it in italics, symbolizing his thoughts, but in narrative I will use terms we would use. Just ask if you have any questions.

I used first-person due to the nature of the character...if you have an objection to that, tell me and I will give him a name, since it is hard to refer to a character that has no name, and I will revert to third.

Nyght is the name of his panther companion *plot seed, anyone? ;-)*

Umm...I think that was it...if there's anything else I'll be back, or you can ask.

teutonicknight
03/05/2007 7:47 PM

If you've not been able to notice that my posting isn't quite as regular as some others'. I've got a really busy schedule at school. I'll definitely keep posting as I can, but just keep in mind it may be a few days between my posts.

I definitely look forward to spring break.

Zanen
03/06/2007 4:09 PM

thank you for that update Rei, i have been out of it lately and my post was not thoroughly thought out.

darknightrei
03/06/2007 4:26 PM

It's perfectly ok my friend, we all have slumps ;)

Max
03/14/2007 7:36 PM

I haven't posted yet because I am waiting for a reply from darknightrei. I think he had a certain point that he wanted my character introduced, and until then to remain behind-the-scenes, kind of.

I was just trying to give character to the behind-the-scenes guy. ;-)

If I haven't received a reply by tomorrow, I'll write something so we can continue with the story and the thread doesn't die.

:-)

darknightrei
03/15/2007 8:19 AM

Ok, guys, I'm so sorry for the hiatus. I am now computerless for the most part, so I'm borrowing a comp from A friend of mine so I will still be on, but just bear with me if I can't post for an lil bit. I'll be sure to check in and post as often as possible. I am by no means gone...lol

Zanen
03/15/2007 3:09 PM

OK, that's good to know, if you foresee any future problems were you might not be able to post send me some info. and I'll fill in what i can.

Setsuna
03/20/2007 8:11 PM

I don't think Cadry ever got a stone Zanen. Also, Cadry did reply when Zanen asked her (belatedly, sorry bout that) She said she didn't think it was time to bother with gems. If Cadry did get a gem/stone, thing, someone just tell me. I'm not going to change her reply though.

Max
03/20/2007 8:16 PM

Someone did, from the pulp of the blown up guy. I forget who.

Zanen, why don't you post again, 'insisting' on getting the stone?

Setsuna
03/20/2007 10:11 PM

okay, I'm an idiot. Cadry did pocket a gem. Uh...Shh. I forgot. *hangs head in shame* My post still stands though ^^;

Zanen
03/21/2007 3:55 AM

I'm sorry for the trouble, I wasn't trying to sound like an arse, but it's probally important : )

Setsuna
03/21/2007 11:44 AM

oh it almost definately is important, Cadry is just a bit preoccupied and isn't a big fan of sharing anyways. ^^

Max
03/21/2007 7:37 PM

whoa...wtf was that?

I'm a little confused there, Darknightrei, could you go back and separate it so I can understand a little better?

Is it a new creature made of brimstone and whatever else you said, that came from the skin of the elf, or is it still in the same body, with 'holes' in the elf covering through which you can see the other creature?

Like I said, a bit confuzzled...

[Edited by Max on Wednesday, March 21, 2007 8:46 PM]

Zanen
03/25/2007 11:30 AM

Ah, now I understand. thank you Rei

Mablung_Surion
04/04/2007 11:00 AM

I've had to go to France, for rp terms Eledhwen as either collpased and become unconscious, or someone can look after her... your choice

Zanen
04/05/2007 5:10 AM

this has kinda died in the last few days -.-

Max
04/05/2007 9:55 AM

I'm kinda stuck, cuz I can't get online much, plus I have to wait for DarkKnightRei to do something to bring me into the group.

I don't know what he has planned, but he asked me to go to the edge of the clearing and wait, so I am.

Setsuna
04/05/2007 10:02 AM

Only thing I could say right now...well I could wax on about what moves Cadry is doing but that is hardly exciting or...really helpful to anyone. ^^;

Max
04/16/2007 1:47 PM

So is this dead? I hope not...

darknightrei
04/16/2007 3:11 PM

By NO Means is it dead!!!
Post damn you...post!

Max
04/16/2007 3:17 PM

Mine is the last post! I'm waiting on someone else!

Max
04/17/2007 5:39 PM

Hey setsuna, did you mean Gabriel in that last post? You typed Benjamin.

Setsuna
04/17/2007 5:45 PM

What are you talking bout? I put Gaberiel! See? Seeeee? ....no one notice the edit to the post. Nope. Shhh.

[Edited by Setsuna on Tuesday, April 17, 2007 5:48 PM]

Max
04/19/2007 10:31 AM

Hey Setsuna...

I was going to Kreel, not Eledhwen...

lol

Setsuna
04/20/2007 11:26 AM

ARGH! ><

Benjmn
04/23/2007 2:19 AM

Just posting to let ya'll know that I have not left. I just can't think of anything to post that would not simply be a retelling of other people's posts. I am still following though, and will post when inspiration strikes or I have to respond to something.

Only have about a month though before I will probably be unable to participate in any threads...which kind of sucks, but it is for a good reason. And I may still be able to post, but it would be like once a week, tops.

Mablung_Surion
05/17/2007 2:30 PM

Err can the GM post an event otherwise i will to get this thread moving somewhere

darknightrei
07/12/2007 6:03 PM

I can't believe this is still around...I miss you...

Max
07/13/2007 4:58 AM

That's all well and good, but...

POST!

Let's get this moving again.


:)

darknightrei
07/13/2007 2:49 PM

WELL ALLRIGHT!!! I'll allow some time for everyone who wants back in to post in the ooc and let me know, and then we'll roll this mutha' lol

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