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Author Topic: Bane Celebrimbor  (Read 1303 times)

Description: Warlord. Purple Dusk to Opal. Played by Dash.

Offline Bane Celebrimbor

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Bane Celebrimbor
« on: Jan 25, 18, 07:43:05 PM »
    The Basics

    Character Name: Bane Celebrimbor
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    Age and Birth Year: 53 (Born PP 141)
    Race: Medium-Lived (Dea al Mon)
    Caste: Warlord
    Birth Territory: Dea al Mon
    Home Territory: Dea al Mon

    Birthright Jewel: Cut Purple Dusk
    Offering Jewel: Cut Opal

    Role: Commander
    Faction: Brood of the True Born

    Appearance

    Play By: Josh McAree
    Distinguishing Features: Bane has the symbol of a Dragon's head on his left palm. It burns into the face of whoever he brands (see below).

    Personality



    Personality: Bane is a soldier first and foremost. He is a strong adherent to honor, loyalty, and family. He is a man who lives and dies by his oaths and takes his promises seriously. He is serious and to the point, especially now that he lives among the Brood. Whereas once he was a man who was capable of levity and softness, much of that has been stripped away these last ten years.

    Grief once consumed him, along with despondence with the Waste. His recent reincarnation into one of the Brood has given him a strong foundation, but he is a man who is living a life he dislikes. Bane strongly hates the Brood and feels distrust for the spirit within him, who offered him salvation at his most desperate hour. The only solace he has is that as one of the leaders of the Brood he can mitigate the damage they do to the Dea al Mon.

    Some part of him thoroughly enjoys inviting challenges to his authority, if only so he can unleash his rage upon a deserving target. Those who think him ‘soft’ find themselves quickly disproven. He is a disciplinarian and a perfectionist, so he dislikes a lot of how the Brood do things. But the Brood Mother, for all of that he resents her, holds a power over him he does not understand. Some of the things she says he feels hopeful for and he finds himself swayed by her voice. For now he is starting to become more swayed to her mission, even if he has contempt for those around him who are helping fulfill it.

    Likes:
    • Dominion Over Others: There is a power in control that he has now over his soldiers he never had in the Ebon Guard. Bane would not admit it aloud, but inwardly he relishes the rush and exhilaration of domination that he has over the less-stable Brood he has forced into service. It is a darkness in him that has started to flourish more in his personality, though he regrets it when he consciously thinks upon it.

    • Discipline: Bane was a soldier before becoming part of the Brood. He values order and has a strict regimen for himself that he instills in others whenever he can.

    • Fruit: During the last few weeks of his time in the Sanctums, Bane had begun to lose his sense of taste. Food held no flavor, and he further spiralled into depression. Now that he has begun to regain some of himself, he enjoys the sweet fruit of Kassel most of all other foods.
    Dislikes:
    • The Brood of the True Born: They killed his wife and his children. While Bane has slain the one responsible for their deaths, he is nonetheless now one of them. Most of them are feral and little more than beasts and earn nothing but his ire and contempt.

    • The Spirit Inside: The spirit that the Brood Mother placed in him, Azuregos, has a strong desire to dominate those around it. An alpha predator, the spirit whispers dark things to him that he finds himself agreeing more and more with as the days go on. All things are justifiable toward the end of a ‘better future’, but Bane recognizes Azuregos’s influence over him and resents it. He needs the Spirit to live and to command power from his Jewels, but he hates it.

    • Kassel: His once beautiful home has been transformed into a dark nightmare land. He sees the structures that once housed his family and his friends warped into shadowy woods and it fuels his need to shape the Brood to become something better than it is now.
    Fears:
    • Becoming Subsumed: Azuregos gains in strength. The rush he gets from controlling another is getting stronger. The Brood Mother’s words make more and more sense as time goes on. He fears that he will lose himself soon to the will of the Brood, and that is a thought that keeps him up at night.

    • The Brood Mother’s Plans: The glorious future Genesis promises sounds like a wonderful one. On paper. But he has seen the methods to which she’ll go to exact her schemes. The final screams of his wife echo in his ears. He knows there will be more bloodshed ahead. He is not sure he is willing to tally the cost of peace.

    • The Old Tree: The heart of Kassel has an ancient, huge gnarled tree. It is the site of many rituals for the Brood and their center of power. The Old Tree is ominous and its whispers make Bane uncomfortable, and he is never still when they have one of the ceremonies there.
    Craft Strengths:
    • Compulsion Craft (Branding): When Bane took on Azuregos he lost his mastery over leadership and social Craft. In its place a mark of a dragon’s claw was burned into his left palm. Through this mark and the Spirit’s aid, Bane can brand a lasting Compulsion of Serve into one of the more feral Brood. In this way, Bane serves as a Commander of the less sane and aware Brood, forcing them to obey his (and the Brood Mother’s) will.

    • Physical Enhancement: A soldier for decades, Bane is a premier warrior. He is able to best challengers to his might in single combat and lay low his enemies.
    Craft Weaknesses:
    • Outer Barriers: Bane’s Outer Barriers are especially weak, making it easy for those who seek to Delve into his mind to pick up his secrets and know his intentions.

    • Social Craft: Once he was very proficient in keeping discipline, rank, and leading men into battle. With the Waste and Azuregos’s possession of him, he is no longer able to access this Craft. He can only seek to dominate others, not sway them.
    Life Story

    Family:
    Mother: Regard Celebrimbor - (Jeweless Blood) Deceased 165 PP
    Father: Diamond Celebrimbor - (Jeweless Blood) Deceased 178 PP
    Wife: Ingenuity Erebil - (witch Purple Dusk to Green) Deceased 182 PP
    Children: Gratitude Erebil -  (Jeweless Blood) Daughter, Deceased 182 PP
    Defiance Erebil - (Jeweless Blood) Son, Deceased 182 PP

    History:

    TW: Cannablism

    Bane was born the only son of Diamond and Regard, a pair of soldiers who had met on joint assignment. Having grown up in Kassel all of his life he knew what it meant to prepare for war. The cult that would one day become the Brood had always existed in Kassel, but they were less in number and less organized. The cult would nonetheless attack the villages and the place outside of Lucerne, the District in which he grew up. The Waste-Ridden were desperate and though they were dangerous, they were not the terror they would become.

    All his life, Bane knew he wanted to defend his people. There was a beauty in wearing the regalia of the Ebon Guard. He joined as soon as he made his Offering, though he’d been training since he took his first steps. He did well in his career, receiving his first posting in Bremen and then in Amaldur. He met Ingenuity, the woman that would be his wife, and Reverie her sister, while in the Province Capital. The two had an instant attraction and a steamy affair -- the tight-lidded soldier finding an outlet for the passion he had for life and for people in the Green Jeweled witch.

    Morwuud grew in darkness, the Cult of the True Born seeming to grow in numbers and ferocity. His mother, Regard, was on patrol near the Morwuud’s border when they were attacked by a sudden savage band, her life lost in the line of duty. His grief sent him into Ingenuity’s arms, and the two soon married afterward and expected a daughter whom they named Gratitude for giving them renewed life.

    Diamond died thirteen years later while defending one of the last villages bordering Morwuud from the more organized forces of the Brood. Their numbers had swelled and whispers came of an Ebon Gray among their number that was controlling the cult to dark ends. Ingenuity had spoken of leaving -- of following some of their family north, but the idea of leaving behind the land his parents had died to protect sat poorly with him. He said she and the children could leave and he would remain, but they stayed with their father rather than split apart.

    When Lucerne fell, Bane and Ingenuity were among those who defended the Province and made a fighting retreat. But along the retreat they were separated as she went to gather their children. He saw a Brood who wore a bear’s skull cut them down as his wife screamed to flee, and it took the combined strength of his men to prevent him from charging headlong into his death.

    His unit retreated to Amaldur, but he had lost much of the will to fight. His grief lead him to resign his rank. His superiors figured he would return to duty once his grief had past, but it seemed to never lift and lasted for over a year. At that point Reverie went to him and discovered that he’d had the Waste, pressing for him to be committed to a Sanctum for treatment.

    For years he languished there; stuck in an downward spiral of despair and growing despondence. Nothing seemed to shake him from his spiritual deterioration. It was only a chance attack upon the Sanctum where the Brood took prisoners that he was brought before the Brood Mother, deep into the Morwuud.

    She spoke to him in her strange voice, her alien features both beautiful and disgusting at once. Clawed fingers caressed his cheek and asked him if he wanted to live or to die. He found his fire, then -- the first time in a decade, and snarled that he hated her and the Brood for what they’d done to his family. “Give me a sword to earn a warrior’s death”, he’d said in defiance, expecting her to end his life.

    Instead, she handed him a sword and put him in a fighting circle with the warrior who wore a bear’s skull, Snarl, giving him his chance for vengeance.

    It was a near-death experience, but the rage at confronting the murderer of his wife and his children was enough to see him through the victory; though he was mortally wounded (or so he thought). He thought that he would be at peace. Instead the Brood Mother laid her hands on him and promised him a new future. All he had to do was consume Snarl’s heart. She reached out and tore into the slain warrior’s chest, and from it she pulled the bloody, still beating muscle of the freshly slain Brood.

    Agony, blood and flesh, and something ineffable transpired afterward. As Genesis Gil-Gannus spared his mortal coil, fed him the heart of the slain warrior, and instilled in him the spirit of Azuregos, Bane found himself entirely changed. When he awoke he was now a member of the Brood, a burning mark upon his left hand, and the Brood Mother reached out with clawed fingers to lift him to his feet.

    When he rose it was to cheers of those he had hated for the last ten years. His eyes fell upon the Brood of the True Born around him. They who were now his family.

    Show Us What You've Got


    Character in Play:

    TW: Cannablism


    Snarl had cut into his torso with a spear and Bane knew the Prince had struck something important. Black spots filled his eyes as he used Snarl’s overextension to allow him to strike the killing blow. His sword went beneath the skull of the bear -- right into the soft neck of the murderer of his wife.

    Snarl crumpled as his head flew from his shoulders, blood gushing from the opening of his neck where the bear skull once lay. Bane fell to his knees, his hand falling to the spear that still protruded from his torso, and he knew he would see his family soon.

    “This is not the end.” The voice of the Brood Mother, haunting and beautiful, came across him as she reached out toward Snarl’s body. One hand was on Bane’s shoulder, steadying him. ”But the beginning. He was a commander. A leader. We are not the enemy, Bane Celebrimbor. We are the future.”

    The Brood Mother’s claws tore into Snarl’s torso, drawing out a still beating heart and bringing it to Bane’s lips. The bloody muscle smelled sweet. Like a fresh peach. He did not remember the last time he could taste a peach. ”Consume his heart. Be reborn and take command of those that served him. Make them yours, and the future will be what you make of it.”

    She brought the heart to his mouth and he found his lips peeling back into a bloody snarl, his teeth touched the muscle and his tongue glazed along the bloody heart. Still warm. So sweet.

    Bane bit down and chewed. His eyes closed and he feasted. The pain in his body grew as the Brood Mother’s clawed hands went to the point where the spear lodged in him. He screamed, but the sounds he made were muffled by Snarl’s heart.

    Petitions (if any): 
    An army worthy of Mordor.

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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #1 on: Jan 25, 18, 07:43:23 PM »
    Random roll me + 5 Family Rolls please.
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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #2 on: Jan 25, 18, 08:12:39 PM »
    Weighed by Mother Night...

    You've risen from the Darkness twice blessed with an uncut Rose Birthright Jewel, and were gifted with an uncut Purple Dusk Jewel at your Offering.

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    Congratulations!



    1. Purple Dusk - Sapphire
    2. Summer Sky - Purple Dusk
    3. Purple Dusk - Green
    4. Summer Sky - Purple Dusk
    5. Purple Dusk - Opal
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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #3 on: Jan 25, 18, 08:17:10 PM »
    Wow look at that synchronized PD formation. XD

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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #4 on: Jan 25, 18, 08:21:30 PM »
    It is indeed very impressive.
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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #5 on: Feb 10, 18, 01:26:11 PM »
    Keeping
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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #6 on: Feb 17, 18, 02:10:15 PM »
    I banked the R-PD here.

    Can I please get a new set? Thank you!
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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #7 on: Feb 17, 18, 02:22:38 PM »
    The Rose to Purple Dusk has been banked. A new roll!
    Weighed by Mother Night...

    You've risen from the Darkness twice blessed with a cut Purple Dusk Birthright Jewel, and were gifted with a cut Green Jewel at your Offering.

    &

    Congratulations!!
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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #8 on: Feb 17, 18, 02:47:50 PM »
    Sigh. Forever stalked. Forever trolled.

    Can I reduce this to PD-O with +10 to Descent please?
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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #9 on: Feb 17, 18, 02:52:52 PM »
    Weighed by Mother Night...

    You've risen from the Darkness twice blessed with a cut Purple Dusk Birthright Jewel, and were gifted with a cut Opal Jewel at your Offering.

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    +10 has been applied for single Descent.
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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #10 on: Feb 25, 18, 02:38:18 PM »
    Ready for Review. I've already added him to the que.

    Would like Star's okay for Reverie mentions, as that will be her character.
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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #11 on: Feb 25, 18, 07:58:54 PM »
    Reverie mentions are a go.

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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #12 on: Mar 06, 18, 09:10:09 AM »

    This application has been reviewed!

    Check your private messages for feedback. When you have made the requested changes please reply to this post and let us know you are ready for the next round!

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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #13 on: Mar 07, 18, 01:37:54 PM »
    Rdy for round 2
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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #14 on: Mar 15, 18, 10:49:57 AM »
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    Re: Bane Celebrimbor
    « Reply #15 on: Sep 10, 19, 09:21:12 PM »
    This character has been marked as Inactive

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    If you would like to reactivate this character they will need to be submitted through the Keep's Registry again as a petitioned character using the Reactivation Petition.
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