Paelias One Hundred Questions

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I. The Basics
  • What is your full name? Does it have any significance?
    • Paelias
  • Where and when were you born?
    • 68 years ago
  • Who are/were your parents? (names, occupations, personalities, etc)
    • Father Soveliss, mother Valenae
  • Do you have siblings? What are/were they like?
    • No siblings
  • Where and with whom do you live now? Describe your home and roommates.
    • Traveler, keeping to the woods
  • What is your occupation?
    • Tradesman
  • Describe yourself physically, paying attention to details such as height, weight, hair and eye color, style of dress, and any tattoos, scars, or other distinguishing marks.
    • 5’8”, 150 lbs; hair normally silver, currently dyed black, is nearly waist-length; violet eyes. Wears practical woodland clothing, typically brown or green in color. Deep scar on left side of face, extending from mid-cheek through the missing top half of ear. Wears cloak up unless manners require otherwise.
  • What is your social class?
    • Formally of upper-middle class
  • Do you have any allergies, diseases, or similar physical weaknesses?
    • No
  • Are you right or left handed?
    • Right
  • What does your voice sound like?
  • Do you have any words or phrases you use regularly?
    • No
  • What is typically in your pockets?
    • Seeds or berries to munch on
  • Do you have any quotes, mannerisms, annoying habits, or other distinguishing characteristics?
    • Tends to scratch at the scar and left ear

II. Growing Up
  • What was your childhood like in general?
    • Basically uneventful, still some rebuilding from the orc raids 30 years previous
  • What is your earliest memory?
    • Playing in the woods
  • What kind of schooling did you receive?
    • Full education through “college”
  • Did you enjoy your schooling?
    • Always enjoyed reading, studying not so much
  • Where did you learn your present skills and abilities?
    • After the death of family found an adventurer willing to train
  • Growing up, did you have any role models? If so, describe them.
    • Father; aloof but not arrogant
  • Growing up, how did you get along with your family?
  • As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
  • As a child, what were your favorite activities?
    • Playing in the woods
  • As a child, what personality traits did you display?
    • Extrovert almost to the point of being annoying
  • As a child, were you popular? Who were your friends, and what were they like?
    • To a point, some thought me too outgoing
  • When and with whom was your first kiss?
    • Althaea, who became my wife
  • Are you a virgin? If not, when and with whom did you lose your virginity?
    • No, 52 years ago to Althaea
  • What influences from childhood led you to undertake your current activities?
    • None

III. Past Influences
  • What has been the most important event in your life so far?
    • Death of family
  • Who has most influenced you?
    • Father – stoicism above all else
  • What is your greatest achievement?
    • Having a family
  • What is your greatest regret?
    • Not being able to save family
  • What is the most evil thing you have ever done?
    • Killing a young orc
  • Do you have a criminal record? If so, for what?
    • No
  • When were you the most frightened in your life?
    • During the orc raid
  • What is the most embarrassing event in your life?
    • The looks from other eladrin concerning disfigurement
  • If you could change one thing from your past, what would it be, and why?
  • What is your best memory?
    • Birth of son
  • What is your worst memory?
    • Death of wife

IV. Beliefs and Opinions
  • Are you optimistic or pessimistic?
    • Pessimistic
  • What is your greatest fear?
    • Currently only one, not being able to fulfill vow to find and kill all responsible for death of family
  • What are your religious views?
    • Currently none
  • What are your political views?
    • Apolitical
  • What are your views on sex?
  • Are you capable of killing? When do you find killing acceptable, and when not?
    • Yes, when life is on the line, not for enjoyment
  • What is the most evil thing a sentient being can do?
    • Murder of children
  • Do you believe in soulmates or true love? Why or why not?
    • Yes, because it was lost
  • In your opinion, what makes a successful life?
    • Reaching and exceeding goals
  • How honest are you about your thoughts and feelings? Do you hide your true self from others, and if so, why?
    • Not very, prefer keeping things to myself; mainly due to previous injuries
  • Do you have any biases or prejudices?
    • Orcs
  • Is there anything you simply won’t do under any circumstances? If so, what?
    • Talk rationally with an orc
  • For what or whom would you die, or otherwise go to extremes?
    • No one currently

V. Relationships with Others
  • In general, how do you treat others? (polite, rude, distant, etc) Does this change based on how well you know a person? If so, how?
    • Distant but polite, change is possible
  • Who is the most important person in your life? Why?
    • No one currently
  • Who is the person you respect most? Why?
  • Who are your friends? Do you have a best friend? Describe your friends.
  • Do you have a spouse or significant other? If so, describe them.
    • Not any longer
  • Have you ever been in love? If so, what happened?
    • Yes
  • What do you look for in a potential lover?
    • Currently not looking
  • How close are you to your family?
    • Very
  • Have you started your own family? If you have, describe them. If not, do you want to? Why or why not?
    • Had, all gone now in 460 NE
    • Althaea, wife (15 Watering, 400 NE)
    • Dayereth, new-born son (6 Reaping, 460 NE)
    • ? 10-year-old daughter (19 Mid-Harvest, 450 NE)
  • Who do you turn to for help when you are desperate?
    • Self-reliance; no one
  • Who do you trust to protect you? Why?
    • No one currently
  • Who would miss you if you were to die or go missing?
    • No one
  • Who do you despise most? Why?
    • Orcs
  • Do you argue, or try to avoid conflict? Why?
    • Avoid conflict, not worth the time
  • Do you tend to take the lead in social situations?
    • No
  • Do you like interacting with large groups? Why or why not?
    • No
  • Do you care what others think of you?
    • Yes, but acts like no

VI. Likes/Dislikes
  • What are your favorite hobbies or pastimes?
    • Reading
  • What is your most treasured possession?
    • Wedding ring
  • What is your favorite color?
    • Green
  • What is your favorite food?
    • Raspberries
  • Do you like to read? If not, why not? If so, what do you tend to read?
  • What do you consider good entertainment?
    • Harp
  • Do you smoke, drink, or use other drugs? If so, why, and do you want to quit? If not, why not?
    • No, dulls the senses
  • How do you typically spend a free night?
    • Studying
  • What makes you laugh?
    • Very little
  • What shocks or offends you? Why?
    • Offended by inconsiderate people
  • If you found yourself suffering from insomnia, how would you amuse yourself?
  • How do you deal with stress?
  • Are you spontaneous, or do you need a plan?
    • Plans are preferred
  • What are your pet peeves?
    • Rushing in, except against orcs

VII. Self Image and Miscellaneous
  • Describe your typical daily routine. How do you feel when it is disrupted?
  • What is your greatest strength as a person?
    • Cool-headed, except when it comes to orcs
  • What is your greatest weakness?
    • Reckless when it comes to orcs
  • If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be? Why?
  • Are you introverted or extroverted?
    • Introverted
  • Do you tend to be organized or messy?
    • Organized
  • List three things you consider yourself to be very good at, and three you consider yourself to be very bad at.
    • Good – keeping secrets, honoring debts, goal orientation
    • Bad – unable to keep temper with orcs, dealing with frivolities, not always understanding the need to hurry
  • Do you like yourself?
    • Currently no
  • Why are you an adventurer? Are your real reasons different than those you tell other people? If so, why? (describe both sets of reasons)
    • To find knowledge is what I say; to find killers is the goal
  • What is the most important goal you wish to accomplish in your lifetime?
    • To find the raiders and punish them
  • Where do you see yourself in five years?
    • Hopefully back trying to live again
  • If you could choose, how would you choose to die?
    • Strangling the last orc with my bare hands
  • If you knew you were going to die in 24 hours, what would you do with your remaining time?
    • Go find the nearest orc camp to see how many I could kill before I died
  • What is the one thing for which you want people to remember you after you die?
    • He honored his family’s name
  • What three words best describe your personality?
    • Stoic, quiet, introverted
  • What three words would others use to describe you?
    • Quiet, arrogant
  • If you could, what advice would you (the player) give to your character?
    • Lighten up

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