Keira

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Postby Claincy » Sun Aug 21, 2016 8:02 am

Concept: Young, cheerfully pessimistic cat-burglar/pewterarm

Name: Keira
Race: Half-breed
Sex: F
Age: 16
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 59 kg

Attributes Standings Resiliences
Physique: 4 Resources: 4/4 Health: 8/8 (13/13)
Charm: 4 Influence: 2/2 Reputation: 6/6
Wits: 5 Spirit: 4/4 Willpower: 9/9

Traits
Drive: Make the world suck a little less
Profession: Cat burglar
Specialty: Singing
Feature: Svelte
Personality: Cheerful pessimist
Other Traits:

Other Stunts:
Urban Racer (I don't mind whether the combat movement stacks with extreme speed, I just think it's an appropriate stunt for the character :) )

Burdens:


Tragedy:


Destiny:
She fully expects to die young with a hook through her throat, but she'd like to make a difference for other half-breeds before then. Probably not so much stop the ministry from ever catching them as she doesn't think that's possible. But making life better before then. In summary: Make a difference before I die.

Secrets known:

Powers:
aPewter 5
-Extreme Speed

Equipment:
-(p) Misting Vial (pewter) +3 extra
-(p) Lockpicks
-(p) Formal Clothing
-(p) Cat (Boxer) [More of an adopted stray than a standard pet.] Boxer got his name because of his frequent attempts to munch on boxings as a hungry kitten :D

Advancements: 2
+1AP to Keira and Lorien for time spent crafting secret new metalminds

Backstory:
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Character name: Keira

: Attr -- Stand -- Res: :
Phy: 4 -- Res: 3/4 -- Hea: 8/8 (13/13)

Cha: 4 -- Inf: 2/2 -- Rep: 6/6

Wit: 5 -- Spi: 3/4 -- Wil: 9/9

AP: 2
TraitsTraits and BurdensTraits & BurdensDrive: Make the world suck a little less
Profession: Cat burglar
Specialty: Singing
Feature: Svelte
Personality: Cheerful pessimist

Other Stunts:
Urban Racer
PowersPowersPowersaPewter 5
-Extreme Speed
InventoryInventoryInventoryProps
-Misting Vial (pewter)
-Lockpicks
-Formal Clothing
-Cat (Boxer)

Other:
-3 * Misting Vial (pewter)

Postby Herowannabe » Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:14 pm

Getting ready to start the adventure, so lets see if we can fill in the last few details of your character sheet.
Here are my suggestions:

Feature: I still recommend "Svelte," like Kara, since you're identical twins and all. ;)

If you want something to distinguish Keira from Kara, I'd go with a scar or some sort of tic like "intense gaze" or "restless."

Tragedy: Never knew my parents

Destiny: (condensing what you wrote) Accomplish some good before I die.
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Postby Claincy » Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:10 am

Feature: I still recommend "Svelte," like Kara, since you're identical twins and all. ;)

Yeah might go with that. Originally kad didn't sound interested in them being identical which is why I wasn't trying to match up like that. I don't think Keira has any sufficiently obvious scars to warrant a trait.

Tragedy: Never knew my parents

Hmm, don't think that quite fits. I've got some thoughts but I haven't quite picked yet.

Destiny: (condensing what you wrote) Accomplish some good before I die.

That fits well, but it's pretty broad. More importantly it's basically the same as the drive.

I'll make decisions on the necessary details tonight sometime :)

Edit: That said about the Destiny, she doesn't really think she can achieve anything more than that so it fits. Destiny's are pretty malleable anyhow and actually discovering a specific thing to aim for could work for character development, so good enough.
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Character name: Keira

: Attr -- Stand -- Res: :
Phy: 4 -- Res: 3/4 -- Hea: 8/8 (13/13)

Cha: 4 -- Inf: 2/2 -- Rep: 6/6

Wit: 5 -- Spi: 3/4 -- Wil: 9/9

AP: 2
TraitsTraits and BurdensTraits & BurdensDrive: Make the world suck a little less
Profession: Cat burglar
Specialty: Singing
Feature: Svelte
Personality: Cheerful pessimist

Other Stunts:
Urban Racer
PowersPowersPowersaPewter 5
-Extreme Speed
InventoryInventoryInventoryProps
-Misting Vial (pewter)
-Lockpicks
-Formal Clothing
-Cat (Boxer)

Other:
-3 * Misting Vial (pewter)

Postby Claincy » Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:35 am

Ok I've got everything but tragedy sorted. I think part of it ties into how she snapped and I haven't quite nailed that down yet. Given the backstory we've been working out I decided that the formal clothes prop would be a good fit and I used the remaining AP to bump her resources so she could have the cat. Who cares about gameplay usefulness, she needs a cat :D

(Oh yes, and I ended up going with the Svelte feature.)
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Character name: Keira

: Attr -- Stand -- Res: :
Phy: 4 -- Res: 3/4 -- Hea: 8/8 (13/13)

Cha: 4 -- Inf: 2/2 -- Rep: 6/6

Wit: 5 -- Spi: 3/4 -- Wil: 9/9

AP: 2
TraitsTraits and BurdensTraits & BurdensDrive: Make the world suck a little less
Profession: Cat burglar
Specialty: Singing
Feature: Svelte
Personality: Cheerful pessimist

Other Stunts:
Urban Racer
PowersPowersPowersaPewter 5
-Extreme Speed
InventoryInventoryInventoryProps
-Misting Vial (pewter)
-Lockpicks
-Formal Clothing
-Cat (Boxer)

Other:
-3 * Misting Vial (pewter)

Postby Strigo » Tue Aug 23, 2016 5:35 am

Yo, I'm in the process of writing a monolith of backstory (because this is what normal people do in the middle of the night, right?), and I'm about to kill off the Mistlets' mother. I'm defaulting to, "Died in childbirth," for the moment, as it's the least disruptive option, but this would be very easy to edit. I mention this because I was looking at your sheet before I started writing, and if you want to incorporate the mother's means-of-death into Keira's tragedy/snapping, that would be very doable (murder by Skaa, murder by Noble, murder by Ministry, murder by crows, shockingly-not-a-murder, whatever clicks). Everything should work out smoothly either way, so I figured I'd throw you a free prompt for tragic ideas XD
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Character name: Taharazad

: Attr -- Stand -- Res: :
Phy: 2 -- Res: 3/3 -- Hea: 5/5

Cha: 5 -- Inf: 4/4 -- Rep: 9/9

Wit: 6 -- Spi: 4/4 -- Wil: 10/10

AP: 2
TraitsTraits and BurdensTraits & BurdensDrive: Bring Down the Steel Ministry
Profession: Steward
Specialty: Meticulous Planner
Feature: Flawless Diction
Personality: Warm, but Strict

Allomancy Scholar
Fastidious Forger
Terris Resistance Fighter

Stunts
I Mean No Harm!

Networks
Terris Resistance
PowersPowersPowersNone
InventoryInventoryInventoryAllomancy Vials (1 pewter, 1 iron) - P
Medical Supplies - P
Steward's Robe - P

Postby Claincy » Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:02 am

Thanks :) My current thinking is that the mother died in child birth, or early enough that the mistlets never really knew her (I think that's the same page Kad is on). As things stand I'm thinking her tragedy is more a combination of factors culminating in a specific instance that lead to her snapping around the age of 10, still working on some of the details of that. But one thing I am fairly sure about is that, whatever details I finalise about it, she never told anyone else, even Kara about it.

Edit: Which is part of why I've been pretty vague about it so far ;)
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Character name: Keira

: Attr -- Stand -- Res: :
Phy: 4 -- Res: 3/4 -- Hea: 8/8 (13/13)

Cha: 4 -- Inf: 2/2 -- Rep: 6/6

Wit: 5 -- Spi: 3/4 -- Wil: 9/9

AP: 2
TraitsTraits and BurdensTraits & BurdensDrive: Make the world suck a little less
Profession: Cat burglar
Specialty: Singing
Feature: Svelte
Personality: Cheerful pessimist

Other Stunts:
Urban Racer
PowersPowersPowersaPewter 5
-Extreme Speed
InventoryInventoryInventoryProps
-Misting Vial (pewter)
-Lockpicks
-Formal Clothing
-Cat (Boxer)

Other:
-3 * Misting Vial (pewter)

Postby Strigo » Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:02 am

Sounds good! Monolith is officially done (so far, anyway). Look on ye mighty, and despair!

Anyway, it sounds like you have a stealth-plan coming together. How dark are you thinking?
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Character name: Taharazad

: Attr -- Stand -- Res: :
Phy: 2 -- Res: 3/3 -- Hea: 5/5

Cha: 5 -- Inf: 4/4 -- Rep: 9/9

Wit: 6 -- Spi: 4/4 -- Wil: 10/10

AP: 2
TraitsTraits and BurdensTraits & BurdensDrive: Bring Down the Steel Ministry
Profession: Steward
Specialty: Meticulous Planner
Feature: Flawless Diction
Personality: Warm, but Strict

Allomancy Scholar
Fastidious Forger
Terris Resistance Fighter

Stunts
I Mean No Harm!

Networks
Terris Resistance
PowersPowersPowersNone
InventoryInventoryInventoryAllomancy Vials (1 pewter, 1 iron) - P
Medical Supplies - P
Steward's Robe - P

Postby Claincy » Tue Aug 23, 2016 7:10 am

Yay! :) Time for some reading.

I'm thinking pretty dark, but not super dark. I don't want Keira to be as messed up as some other character's I've designed ;)
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Character name: Keira

: Attr -- Stand -- Res: :
Phy: 4 -- Res: 3/4 -- Hea: 8/8 (13/13)

Cha: 4 -- Inf: 2/2 -- Rep: 6/6

Wit: 5 -- Spi: 3/4 -- Wil: 9/9

AP: 2
TraitsTraits and BurdensTraits & BurdensDrive: Make the world suck a little less
Profession: Cat burglar
Specialty: Singing
Feature: Svelte
Personality: Cheerful pessimist

Other Stunts:
Urban Racer
PowersPowersPowersaPewter 5
-Extreme Speed
InventoryInventoryInventoryProps
-Misting Vial (pewter)
-Lockpicks
-Formal Clothing
-Cat (Boxer)

Other:
-3 * Misting Vial (pewter)

Postby Kadrok » Sat Sep 03, 2016 12:48 am

Is it weird that I feel more competitive as Kara, especially with regards to Keira? Like, the fact that Keira is better with money (+1 Resources) is really bothering me for some reason. Not that Kara will ever admit it.
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Character name: Kara

: Attr -- Stand -- Res: :
Phy: 4 -- Res: 3/3 -- Hea: 7/7

Cha: 4 -- Inf: 3/3 -- Rep: 7/7

Wit: 5 -- Spi: 3/3 -- Wil: 8/8
TraitsTraits and BurdensTraits & BurdensDrive: Protect my family
Profession: Thief
Specialty: Hard to read
Feature: Svelte
Personality: Inquisitive
PowersPowersPowersAllomancy
Iron 6
-Ironslide
-Iron-sight
InventoryInventoryInventory(P) Formal clothing - Useful when blending in at high society events like Imperial gatherings and balls
(P) Misting vial - Contains 3 charges of Iron
(P) Lockpicks - Useful when picking locks
Misting vial - Contains 3 charges of Iron


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