Charles Kane


Thing Two
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]General Information:
Name: Charles Kane
Other Names:
Titles: Duke of Kalstaat, 'Architect'
Age: 21
Race: Human
Gender: Male
Sexuality: Heterosexual
Current Residence: Queensport
Relationship Status: Single
Social Status: High Nobility

]Physical Appearance:
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 220 lbs
Eye Color: Green
Skin Color: Pale, unblemished by the northern sun.
Shape of Face: Square
Distinguishing Features: Charles has the physical characteristics and demeanor that identify him as some significant degree of nobility before he's introduced. He bears the distinctive characteristics of his lineage, with a well-carved face and sturdy figure that deny a subtle presence.
Build of Body: Well-built, muscles growing to fill his frame.
Hair Color: Black
Hair Style: Swept back
Complexion: Fair
Posture: Charles rarely relaxes or breaks stance. His posture reflects his confidence and vigilance.
Scars: Has a few scrapes from reckless sparring, but nothing visible when clothed.
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Beneficial traits:
>Determined: Once set upon a goal, he will rarely forfeit at any cost.
>Self-assured: Charles does not comprehend the notion of failing because he is inadequate, and rarely considers a situation too dire for him to salvage.
>Calculating: Charles has a keen mind for strategy and preparation, and approaches problems from many angles until he is satisfied with a solution.
>Diplomatic: Words carve a wiser course than blades, and Charles can be charismatic when he needs to be.

Detrimental traits:
>Arrogant: Charles believes himself to be the standard for greatness. He considers very few to approach being his equal.
>Uncompromising: There is no length, no depravity Charles is unwilling to plumb in order to obtain what he wants.
>Overconfident: Charles sometimes does profoundly dumb things because he thinks he'll be able to pull them off.

Mood character is most often in: Serious.
Sense of humor: Dry and well-cultured.
Character’s greatest joy in life: Moments of peace amidst the turmoil.
Character’s greatest fear: Dying alone and unaccomplished.
Why?: Charles is fixated on the notion that he will only be satisfied by accomplishing something extraordinarily beyond the abilities of a mortal man. It would be a shame to fail before he's done.
What single event would most throw this character’s life into complete turmoil?: The ultimate loss of his sister.
Character is most at ease when: With his sister.
Most ill at ease when: He thinks he alone can't deal with a threatening situation.
Depressed or sad when: Reprimanded, or when presented with avoidable death.
Life philosophy: A foe is not truly defeated if you must adopt its ways.
If granted one wish, it would be: Wishes are for those incapable of claiming what they desire.
Character’s soft spot: Suffering that he can relate to. Fair-haired women.
Is this soft spot obvious to others?: Reasonably
Greatest strength: Determination
Greatest vulnerability or weakness: Hubris, ambitions that may outweigh his means.
Biggest regret: Elizabeth's death(s).
Minor regret: Aleksandar
Biggest accomplishment:
Minor accomplishment: Probably brother of the year, after holding vigil at the Sisterhood temple for her return.
Past failures he/she would be embarrassed to have people know about: Why he ended his relationship with Raalvara
Why?: It indicates a particular aspect of his dysfunction that he would prefer to keep guarded.
Character’s darkest secret:
Does anyone else know?:

Short Term Goals:
>Destroy the plague

Long Term Goals:
>Unite the realm

Wardrobe: Charles usually wears a finely made gambeson, with additionally padded sleeves with some spare bits of armor on them.
Jewelry: Fleur's ring
Prized Possessions:

Pets/Animals: None
Owned Homes: Kalstaat
Carried Inventory: Some coin, a satchel for any odds and ends he encounters.
General Inventory: More or less what he carries, with a few extra sets of clothing.
General Wealth: Will likely never have to worry about running out.
Weaponry: Various, usually a longsword or spear. Occasionally: Saber, dagger

Illnesses: None
Allergies: None
Injuries: None
Sleeping Habits: Fairly minimal, but enough to function.
Energy Levels: Average
Eating Habits: Healthy.
Exercise Habits: Disciplined
Memory: Strong
Unhealthy Habits:
Drinking Habits: Low

Birthplace: Queensport
Childhood: Charles spent the formative years of his life being raised by Brennard and Alison. Though with his share of fond memories, he internalized his parent's greatness from a young age and set high expectations that he assumed were theirs. His main solace was in his sister, who was the only other to fully appreciate the context of their childhood.
Teen Years: His teen years were spent pursuing what he believed would make eventually support his ambitions. Also spent mostly in Queensport.

Family History: Charles' mother was the first generation of Kane to hold a royal title. Though their claim has dwindled, Charles wishes to succeed this legacy.
Past Places of Residences: Queensport palace/castle
Places Traveled: Most corners of the continent.
Languages: Common, Rede, Lavoye.

Peaceful or violent: Charles prefers to avoid needless violence, but has no qualms with it when it is convenient.
Weaponry: Most accomplished with swords, but holds basic competence in most styles of weaponry.
Combat Training: Charles has received a comprehensive education befitting his stature from a relatively young age. Tempered by practical experience, he has grown to be a well-developed swordsman.

]Training & Skills:
>Fencing (Classically trained+experience)
>Horseback riding (Trained+experience)
>Strategy (Trained+experience)

>Throwing weapons (Experience)
>Spears (Experience)

]Other Trivia:
Occupation: Duke
Favorite Types of Food:
Favorite Types of Drink:
Hobbies/Pastimes: Horseback riding, cartography
Favorite Colors: Gold, blue

Relevant Family Members: Brennard, Alison, Elizabeth, Aleksandar
Romantic Interests:
Trusted Friends: Jaden, Podric, Otto
Friendly With: Raalvara, Leofaren, Kopii
Loose Acquaintances:
Disfavored Individuals: Tirius, Prochazka
Wary Of:

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]Detailed Relations:


Alison Kane (Mother) Elz
Charles wishes she had been something different, and quietly hopes she will be. But she does not seem to have changed enough for him to forgive her.

Brennard Westmay (Father) Mitch
Charles' father has finally found peace in death that he never had in life.

Elizabeth Kane (Sister) NIAH
Elizabeth is the closest loved one that Charles has. He feels whole when she is near, and though his proximity is often protective, she is one of the few comforting presences he keeps in this time of strife. Elizabeth's arcane talents provide safety, the confidence that those around them are who they say, and he relies on her as a gut check to ensure things are well. The unfortunate circumstance is that in times of turmoil she seeks solitude, while he seeks to never be alone.
Their talents and proclivities may differ, but he regards her as an equal partner, and he is determined to walk her paths with her to see where his may be of aid.

Aleksandar Kane (Brother) Solus
Charles' notions of guilt over his departure were shattered when his brother returned from the past. He understands most of his decision, agrees with some of it, but the years Charles spent in solitude were not how he wanted it to go. At least he had the decency to disown himself before he went.

Jaden (Right hand) CloakedReaper
Jaden is one of the few that Charles can leave in charge of a situation with no doubts that it will be taken care of. His intuition rivals Charles' own, and he takes quiet relief when Jaden matches his own conclusions and observations.

Leofaren (Duty) Shankster
Charles knows they have disagreed, and does not assume that Leofaren has forgiven him. Despite this, Leofaren saved his life, and fulfills his duties diligently.

Podric (Crusader) Luam
His strength lies in his conviction, but it too can be a liability. Charles respects his determination, but knows now to measure it carefully before utilizing it.

Raalvara (Volatile) Raal
Charles remembers in equal measure why he left her, and why he fell for her. He cares for her as a friend, and hopes she finds happiness.

Francis (Reliable) BoredBrit
Francis has the uncanny ability to do what Charles wants before he asks it. His humor is a welcome relief from the tension of their surroundings, and Charles further thinks him canny for this.

Fleur (Intriguing) Smurf
It was passing curiosity.

Gael (Storyteller) Scardrac
The man always seems to have a story to share, which Charles enjoys. Beyond this, he knows little of the man beyond the fact that he had a history with his parents.

James (Lecher) TheDeester
Elizabeth tolerates him. Charles thinks him rude and arrogant, and though he understands why he lied to the council about the conflict between Raalvara and Oskar, he does not appreciate or trust him for it.

Grey (Self-righteous) Estes241
Charles has spent more time staring into this man's eyes than he did with Raalvara. .

Ashna (Receptive) Solus
He has beset her with a terrible hardship. He hopes she can keep the wisdom to endure it with their aid.

Otto (Determined) Paint
The boy is capable and brave. Charles hopes he can teach him to think critically of those above him, and not follow quite so blindly. Convenient as it may be.

Lilith (Helpful) Arcana
Charles knows little of the woman beyond her readiness to aid him after his brief flight and rough landing. He is grateful that she and the others were there, and owes her one back for it.

Nikoloche (Double-edged sword) Niko
Far too careless with his powers. He may be useful, but Charles is not inclined to rely on him.

Melarue (Compassion) Elz
Clever enough for him to endorse Elizabeth's trust in her, but she shows a tendency to enter situations without appreciating their risk.

Ater (Carefree) Magiik
Charles enjoys his humor in doses, but the Sooleran has perhaps grown too comfortable with it. Charles thinks him useful, reliable, and largely agreeable, but thinks he lacks the necessary respect.

Olive(Mildly Crazy) Smurf
You could probably make about half a brick wall out of the Formists' various stone limbs, and conversing with her is like talking to a full one.

Lisbet (Polite) Elz
Loyal, and does her duties well. Charles is intrigued to see what she may become, and where her talents may grow. Her company is entertaining, and Charles catches himself taking glances more often than not. He has no great stake in his interest, but he would not be opposed to seeing where it goes.

Gilligan (Healer) Samwych
A curious fellow, and not entirely disagreeable. The display in the final cave was like meeting a whole new person. He will Killigan.

Kethron (Naive)
He did not even understand why we chided him. Charles considers him a fool to place such stock in an agent of their great foe that has already lied to them.

Kitrana (Insubordinate)
The woman has displayed a stunning capacity to neither understand strategy nor place stock in those who do. Charles will not rely on her further.

Tirius (Conspiracy)
I trusted my instincts. If only Father had.

Alexander Prochazka (Barbarian)
Only dogs do not know discipline, honor. You seem unfamiliar with either.
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"Charles' Private Moments"

"Sensual Seduction"

"Did I leave the stove on in Queensport?"
-Commissioned by Niah
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Lord of Altera
Distinguishing Features: Charles looks like the teen antagonist of an 80s movie where the protagonists are scrappy and the main character is a dog.
Beautiful. Absolutely stunning.

Edit: Fully read the profile, already my new favorite character.
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