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Alexir the Melancholic

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A melancholy bard, with good reason.

Special Equipment:

An ornately crafted lute from Isend, a gift from the queen there who pitied lonely me. A ring from someone I cannot name.

Appearance:

Why do I not cut my hair? Ask her that. She begged me not to, and I have not cut it since. It flows (elegantly if I do say so myself) in golden streams over my shoulders. Some say I speak resignedly, I say I do not speak at all: rather I think aloud. My attire is comfortable. Why dress up for others’ sake when you could be at ease with yourself?

Background:

My story is a long and convoluted one: my journeys have taken me over all of the known world, and beyond. Why do I travel? Suffice it be known that I once lost a gem to a hideous disease, and I know I shall never find her again. I must fill my life with something, or I shall become restless.

Roleplaying Notes:

A bard I am, though I have a modest smattering of other skills, picked up along the way: Tengrian martial art, proficiency in seven major world languages (and numerous minor ones), Ulisk water-origami, to name but a few. I could never get my head around reading, nor magic. I’m a Jack of Most Trades, I suppose.



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Comments ( 8 )
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ephemeralstability
March 11, 2003, 11:48
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Thought I'd give the 1st person method a go like in Crow's last post. Do you prefer this or a 3rd person approach?
Barbarian Horde
July 31, 2003, 10:22
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First person definitely.
CaptainPenguin
July 31, 2003, 18:02
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I prefer 3rd person.
Barbarian Horde
August 19, 2003, 20:38
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Dont care this one was most unhelpful.
Barbarian Horde
November 10, 2003, 18:32
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I like the air of wispfulness you created. I gives a wise DM or player a way of determining who the character will act.

But I would have liked a little 3rd person background.

Again I am beginning to see your name as mark of quality.

Tim C.
Voted valadaar
March 4, 2014, 17:26
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1st person is interesting, but oh so brief.
Voted Cheka Man
March 4, 2014, 19:40
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This is the seed of a great idea.
Voted axlerowes
March 4, 2014, 19:42
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twas a different time,

what cheka said


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       By: Pariah

An example of a mythological worldview misinterpreting scientific practices occurred in Africa, where an aid organization, focusing on slowing and stabilizing population growth, distributed abacuses with red and white beads corresponding to a woman's menstrual cycle. Women were instructed to move one bead a day, only having intercourse on days represented by a white bead. However, the experiment failed, and the population grew in the households using the abacus. The women believed the abaci were magical, and that they would be protected from pregnancy by moving a white bead into the place of the red bead before intercourse.

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