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Author Topic: Nharkava Wanted: Why should I whistle, when the caged bird sings?  (Read 5609 times)

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Just as a man would not cherish living in a body other than his own, so do nations not like to live under other nations, however noble and great the latter may be.
Mohandas Gandhi

Council of Nharkava

Seat of Nila Claimed by Eleanor
Brother to Devika Ranjana, the voice of the Mother and figurehead and leader of the Rebellion. He sits at the Seat of Nila. He has a known love of travel. He and Devika haven't been close since before she vanished from home and reappeared as the Avatar of the Mother. Their relationship is strained and they do not agree easily, which suits the Council well as they value diversity in opinions.

Seat of Maninder
The youngest member of the Council, he has not even reached the age of sixteen. A young Jeweless blood male who often spends his evenings picking pockets or doing small magic tricks in the streets.

Seat of Carna Claimed by Reid
"It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of nonviolence to cover impotence."
Born an orphan and left on the steps of a monastery, she spent most of her life raised by the men who followed the teachings of Gautama. She grew and lived with them in their peace, but she was never at ease there. She has since left their protection, and now she seeks her own path to Nirvanna, determined to forge it with the battles against Glacia for her Territory. She is highly distrustful of all Blood, and resents the fact that Dayaal was placed in the Seat of Rajendra. She is known as the Master of the Flexible Sword.
Suggested PB: Natalie Portman. Share with Gina. She has given me the okay, as long as the player uses only images with a shaved head and not done up fancy. Images like this.

Seat of Kamini Claimed by Lene
A Landen woman who does not speak out in opposition often. Her opinion on the equality of Blood and Landen is uncertain. Before her position on the Council, she worked as one of the most skilled herbalists in the Territory. She is also well versed in divination and "potions" for example: love potion, luck potion, etc.

Seat of Vishal Claimed by Gina
Know for little else except being a town drunk and a known beggar, he was raised to the Council to ensure that everyone's voice was heard. He has quite an opinion and ensures everyone hears it, even though his opinion is often slurred and full of expletives.
 
Very Light Jeweled Glacian Refugee claimed by Phinneas
A refugee from Glacia, her face and body are scarred from unspoken tragedy, but that does not deter from her exotic fair skin and expressive blue eyes. Compassionate though not innocent, she has taken a few of the orphans under her wing and is trying to provide for the refugees as best she can. Found and hidden by Dayaal, she is now a ward of the Council and Dani's Avatar. Think Mother Theresa.

Yadav Guatama - Landen Male (Could be half-blood though undescended.)

Suggested Play By: Kunal Kapoor
Protector, Advocate and Confessor. He is the monk of the highest order of Guatama. He lived in the highest mountain with the other monks when Devika arrived to prove herself as the "real" avatar of the goddess. He attended the trials of Devika and has since followed her to serve her directly as she is the avatar of the goddess. He was the man who suggested building the council of eight to lead the rebellion. He has been with Devika for the past 8 years.

The General - Caste and jewels (if any) up to writer. Claimed by Dash
The General is a mastermind with tactics and combat craft. He also is quite skilled at non craft weaponry. He often butts heads with the Seat of Carna, but they each have a healthy respect for the other's skill. He is not on the Council, but is a well respected tactician and often consulted about plans.

Territory Court of Nharkava
In an effort to promote inter territory play and fully round out the story in Nharkava, Blue and Dani have created an assortment of characters in the Territory Court.

Mahamari Rien -  the Queen of Nharkava. 40+ years, Tiger Eye to Summer Sky Queen. Claimed by Jamie

Suggested Play By: Hema Malini (63)
Mahamari Rien, the Queen of Nharkava. 40+ years, Tiger Eye to Summer Sky Jeweled Queen. She was in power as Nharkava’s land was dying and when Isyviel Valenkos, the then Queen of Glacia, came to Nharkava. This Queen gave into Isyviel when the Queen said open your borders willingly or else she would take them by force. Mahamari made the choice to yield willingly which many Nharkavians resent due to their huge national pride. Now, as the figurehead Queen of Nharkava, Mahamari is watched day and night by her Glacian advisor. If she resists any suggestions from the man, compulsion and Widow webs make sure she is obedient in the future. She is a prisoner in her position but also accepts her lot in life. She sold out Nharkava and deserves the hell she now lives in. Over the last decade she has lost hope that anything will change, especially since Glacia holds the Darkest Jewels and the most dangerous power around.

The Advisor - Dark Jeweled Prince (Opal Descent or darker). 30+ Claimed by Eleanor

Suggested Play By: Viggo Mortensen
Has been in Nharkava for a decade. This man is directly responsible for relaying the teachings of Glacia’s Dark Religion. He was assigned directly by Isyviel to hold this position and is considered a honor even if he rarely returns to Glacia. The Queen of Nharkava is under his thumb and he reports back directly to Isyviel. Over the years he has been rewarded for his service with lands in Glacia and Nharkava as well as monetary rewards. Also acts as a host to any visiting Glacians who more often than not see Nharkava as a vacation destination.

The Widow - Light Jeweled Black Widow. 30+ years. claimed by Vivian
 Assigned as an assistant to the Advisor. Has been in Nharkava for a decade. She is a master of compulsion webs as well as an adherent to the Dark Religion. Sees her service as a way to prove her worthiness to the Darkness by assisting the Advisor in subduing the Queen and if needed, her Court.

The Priestess - Dark Jeweled Priestess (Opal descent or darker)
She is the sixth Priestess to be assigned to Glacia as the one responsible for providing the enlightened teachings of Glacia to Nharkava. Each Priestess serves for two years before being allowed to return to Glacia. The High Priestess nominates a Priestess and then the Queen of Glacia sends the Priestess to Nharkava. This Priestess just started her term in Glacia and will be there for another two years. How she sees this opportunity is up to you!

Faatima Barthakur- Purple Dusk to Sapphire Priestess. Serves First Circle of Nharkava or High Priestess.  (Jewels rolled from Dayaal's character) claimed by Dash

Suggested Play By: Q'orianka Kilcher
First Circle Priestess in Nharkava Court. A dark jewel, she has completely supported the Glacian philosophy and embraced their ways in Nharkava, even taking one of them as her husband. She made her full descent and was most terribly offended and humiliated by Dayaal's single descent. In addition, she has become extremely upset over his obsession with Landen and was only too pleased when he left their city to go pursue this fascination. Of course, now that there are rumors that he has joined in a Landen Rebellion, she is even more furious. Her position of power is at risk, and she will not allow him to ruin her. She is married to a Glacian Warlord Prince.
 

Eirikur Niskala - Opal to Sapphire Warlord Prince (Jewels rolled from Dayaal's character) claimed by Dani
Married to a Nharkavian Priestess. Completely loyal to the Glacian ideal, and is convinced that the combination of Glacia and Nharkava is a powerful alliance. He serves in the first circle of the Nharkavian Court. Brother to Markus Niskala (Played by Phedre).

The Son - Light jeweled BR, Dark jeweled Descent. Claimed by Blue
Son to the Advisor. He is one of many half siblings but with his Dark Jewel descent he has become important to the Advisor. He now lives in Nharkava with his father to learn about his father’s work and world. He is exploring what the world offers those who possess a dark jewel, as well as what it is to hold a position of power

Open Concepts

  • Make a Landen who is joining the Rebellion or wants to join them! Maybe a Hellephant trainer, or maybe just a farmer who was screwed out of his land by Glacians! The sky is the limit.
  • Glacian joiner. You may be rare in the Rebellion but if your Light Jeweled or Jeweless Blood this is one of the few places you can express your desire for change. How did you escape? Are you being chased? What is your story?!
  • Nharkavian Blood. You have power, maybe less with Glacia's doctrine overrunning the North but you are proud of your heritage. Are you Light Jeweled and worried about the future? Jeweless and concerned you will be no better than slaves in the future? Are you Dark Jeweled who have heard the call of honor and equality and want to lend your strength to the Rebellion? Join! There is always more room.
  • Any of the Queen’s inner Court or Triangle. Some of the previous members could have resigned and been replaced with Dark Jewels. The advisor may have promoted you to First Circle because you have a Dark Jewel! Who are you to the Court of Nharkava and how do you react to the encroachment of Glacia on the politics and policies of Nharkava?


If you are interested in any of these, feel free to contact either Blue or Dani in regards to the character and the politics surrounding each of them. There will be more to come in the future!

NOTE: All claims have been released. If you would like to reclaim your character, please do so here ^^







Offline Eleanor

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Just a note that I would really like someone to pick up Faatima Barthakur for a plot with Otso Oskari!

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Why hello there little miss plot temptress.
//sticks her flag on the Widow role.

Officially claiming, barring any unexpected circumstances.
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Hereby do I claim The Advisor. Apparently I hate myself.

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Seat of Carna, dibsies!!






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The Seat of Vishal is minesies
mostly i am an absentee parent to all my fictional creations.
sometimes i have inappropriate public reactions by which i am later mortified.





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I will try out the Seat of Kamini

and for some insane reason, my muse is nagging me now to take the Priestess too.







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by the by, still totally doing the advisor! Can someone PM me about what's going on with Nharkava plots?

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Ditto to what Cally said







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Eleanor & Lene: the Plot Leader is Dani. Please feel free to reach out to her via PM if you are interested.










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Tentative claim on Mahamari...


"There is, I think, humor here which does not translate well from English into sanity."
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Offline Eleanor

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Is Seat of Nila still available? I'd like to post a tentative claim.

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It is not claimed if you do in fact want it. ^^
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Offline Eleanor

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Blue were you still planning to do the Advisor's son?

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Dani, could I maybe make the seat of maninder a woman?
mostly i am an absentee parent to all my fictional creations.
sometimes i have inappropriate public reactions by which i am later mortified.





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@ Gina -- rock it out! We will work offline.

Everyone else: With the new Landen and Jeweless Blood bounty its a perfect time to embrace the Rebellion!!!
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Don't tempt me Dani.

I already found a face I want to use.  So don't tempt me, it wouldn't be fair.
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Ok, everyone else BUT Vivian Claim someone :P
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Thank you Dani.  I appreciate it.
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claiming Seat of Nila

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Hit me up sometime Ele! :D
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Tentative claim on Mahamari...

My muse is a bitch. Releasing my claim with my apologies.


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Thank you Raissa. Don't feel bad, I would rather you do what you find appealing instead of trying to force your muse. <333 THANKS LOVELIEST RAI!
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    • Tower, this is Ghost Rider requesting a flyby...

I'd like to take a stab at the Glacian refugee, aka Mother Theresa.
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Phinneas has her claim in place!

I am going to expire everyone's current claims in One Week (April 22nd) unless you reply to keep your claim.

Current claims:
Seat of Nila - Claimed by Eleanor
Seat of Kamini - Claimed by Lene
Seat of Vishal - Claimed by Gina
The Advisor - Claimed by Eleanor
The Widow - claimed by Vivian
The Son - Claimed by Blue

Exempt due to recent claim:
Very Light Jeweled Glacian Refugee - claimed by Phinneas
The General - Claimed by Dash

As a reminder, you can speak to Blue or I, as Blue is my proclaimed 2nd in Command!
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Per our conversation I've taken on the Queen.










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I'm totally keeping my seat :D

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I'm totally keeping my seat :D

You have the advisor as well. Do you want that one too? XD
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yes! My goal is one character in each section and I totally have a muse for both, just life has been super ridiculous the last ~two weeks.

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Yesss everyone come plot with Raja.






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Claiming Faatima
Email: Dash@Bloodrites.net   Discord: Dash#6159

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I will be claiming Eirikur Niskala. :D
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I'd like to keep my seat as well please







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If you're still looking for someone to write him, I'd be interested in the Landen Monk Yadav.

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sweet I actually just started working on my landen character for here.

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I'm still working on Kamini too....now that my time is much more free, I'll have more progress!







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