*Verge of War* Character Page

By silkiecuddles, Aug 27, 2015 | Updated: Sep 27, 2016 | |
  1. silkiecuddles
    Here is the link for the roleplay:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/995736/the-verge-of-war-a-medieval-rp

    Come join us!

    Kings-Queens

    Name: Audric Edinburgh
    Age: 49
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Serious, loud, ferocious, opportunistic, over bearing
    Skills: Strategizing battle plans, leading, swordsmanship
    Side: Edinburgh
    Rank: King
    History: Inherited the throne from his great grandfather
    Description: Icy blue eyes, curly brown hair, bushy beard, tall, broad shouldered
    User: Crazychicklady7

    Name: Mariah of Edinburgh
    Age: 42
    Gender: Female
    Personality: Patient and outwardly kind, but can be very demanding and condescending if she chooses to be
    Skills: Embroidery, reading and writing,
    Side: Edinburgh
    Rank: Queen
    History: Before her marriage to Audric, she was a duchess. She married Audric strictly for political advantages, but slowly grew to love him.
    Description: Wavy golden hair, green eyes, short and slim.
    User: SilkieCuddles


    Name: Serenity of Alnwick
    Age: 36.
    Gender: Female.
    Personality: She is very strict and rigid when in public, but behind closed doors she is quiet and kind, she loves her children very much and her husband the King, she likes to do many things herself, she hates the fact that they need servants, but knows it is needed to keep the castle in order. She despises people who own slaves, she thinks it is despicable and disgusting, and she refuses to have slaves in her home.
    Skills: Swordfighting, Reading, Writing, Horseback Riding.
    Side: Alnwick.
    Rank: Queen.
    History: Her father was a friend of the kings father, he was a wealthy lord and his best friend and closest advisor. When she was born and his son was born her father and the king arranged that they would be married. When she was told she would be married off the the kings son, she was not that upset, they we're good friends and spent most of their time together. When they got married she found out all her training to be a queen was highly impractical, having to figure out much on her own, she liked working herself, and she took up swordfighting, not wanting to be one of those women who couldnt defend herself, and she enjoyed it, and was proficient with it, when she was in her early twenties she and he husband we're riding back to the castle from dealing with a town who was trying to start a rebellion, they were attacked by assassins, she had killed two men that day, and though she didnt like doing it, she knew it was necessary for her own protection, and had no qualms with killing in protection of her husband, children, or herself. When Gwen was born she was the happiest woman alive, she had been in labour for nine hours and she felt like tearing the skin off of someone the whole time, but after it was done, she didnt care it was all worth it. her second daughter Adreienne's birth was much easier. She always takes the time to go for a walk in the day and train in swordfighting, and She still enjoys running the household and making sure things go smoothly.
    Description: Waist length Fiery red hair, straight. Emerald green eyes, freckles, tall, strong frame, lightly tanned skin.
    User: Essence

    Princes-Princesses

    Name: Gwen Alnwick
    Age: 17
    Gender: Female
    Personality: Kind, caring, courageous
    Skills: Musically talented. Plays flute harp, horse backing, speeches
    Side (castle name): Alnwick
    Rank: Princess
    History: Grew up in the castle knowing that her marriage would be arranged, but hasn't come to embrace the fact until just recently
    Description: Fiery red hair, curls,porcelain skin, freckles, medium height, delicate frame, green eyes
    Picture: [​IMG]
    User: Crazychicklady7


    Name: Alan
    Age: 16
    Personality: Annoying younger brother sometimes, and determined to be the best swordsman
    Skills: Black smith and sword combat
    Rank: Prince of Alnwick
    History: ?
    Description: Sandy brown hair, blue eyes, white skin, average weight, 5 foot 8 inches tall, a slightly muscular build
    User: Flock Master64


    Name: Elaina Alnwick
    Age:13
    Gender:female
    Personality: Bossy, intelligent, prefers to be the one in control
    Skills: Horseback riding, chess, leading
    Side (castle name):Alnwick
    Rank:princess
    History: Born and raised in the castle, but isn't betrothed yet like Gwen. Twin to Thomas
    Description:fiery red curls, ice blue eyes, fair skin
    User: Crazychicklady7

    Name: Thomas Alnwick
    Age:13
    Gender:male
    Personality: Loud, rambunctious, social, happy-go-lucky
    Skills: Archer, swordsman ship, scaling walls (that's a talent?)
    Side (castle name): Alnwick
    Rank: Prince
    History:born and raised in the castle. Twin to Elaina
    Description: Tall for his age. Dark red, curly hair. Green eyes.
    User: Crazychicklady7

    Name: Adrienne Alnwick
    Age: 8
    Gender: Female
    Personality: Happy, energetic, optimistic, and wants to be in on everything
    Skills: Eating sandwiches and getting into trouble
    Side (castle name): Alnwick
    Rank: Princess
    History:
    Description: straight red hair, bright blue eyes, slight build, and a crooked smile.
    User: MadamPoofyBrow

    Name: Edwin Edinburgh
    Age: 19
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Spoiled and a bit selfish so he's used to getting his way, but also caring and kind
    Skills: Very skilled at archery, sword fighting, horseback-riding, hawking
    Side (castle name): Edinburgh
    Rank: Prince
    History: Betrothed to the princess of Alnwick whom he has never seen more than a couple times.
    Description: Tall, muscular, short sandy-colored hair, green eyes
    User: SilkieCuddles

    Name: Lariah
    Age: 20
    Gender: female
    Personality: very elegant and graceful; she is usually calm and has a mask of the 'perfect princess', but inside she is fierce and very independent
    Skills: she has a strong, almost 6th -sense like intuition and can see pretty well in the dark
    Side: Edinburgh
    Rank: princess
    History: She doesn't talk about it
    Description: pretty; dark blonde hair; green hazel eyes; pale bronzed skin; thin but well built
    User: Casper101popcor

    Name: Jenel
    Age: 20
    Gender: Female
    Personality: Energetic,rebellious,free willed, courageous,very annilitical in thought.
    Skills: Forensics, sword and bow skills, knowledge of various poisons.
    Side (castle name): Edinburgh
    Rank: Princes sibling
    History: Grew up in castle, wants to be of it all and be free to live as she pleases.
    Description: Tall, thin but well built, very long auburn wavy hair. Light skin with some freckles. Blue eyes, thin but well structured nose, medium full lips, long dark eyelashes.
    Picture: [​IMG]
    User: Beaky Buzzard

    Name: Cliffton
    Age: 15
    Personality: Kind, though stubborn. If he doesn't want to do something, he casually avoids getting it done. He gets along with practically everyone, unless, for some reason, he has decided not to like them that day.  Skills: Riding horses and staying in trouble.
    Side (castle name): Edinburgh
    Rank: Prince
    History: Grew up as a spoiled prince in a castle.
    Description: Tall, slender, dark green eyes, and short light brown hair.
    User: MadamPoofyBrow


    Noblemen-Noblewomen

    Name: Peter Nicholson
    Age: 18
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Daring, reckless, brave
    Skills: Swordsmanship, archery, horsebacking
    Side (castle name): Edinburgh
    Rank: Nobleman (prince's best friend)
    History: Grew up in a wealthy noble family, his mother died when his little sister was born
    Description: Dark, curly hair, suntanned skin from always being outside, strong athletic build, medium height, brown eyes
    User: Crazychicklady7


    Name: Linnet Belgard
    Age: 18
    Gender: Female
    Personality: Kind, gentle, quiet, patient
    Skills: Hawking, archery, sewing,
    Side (castle name): Alnwick
    Rank: Princess' best friend
    History: Daughter of a baron, brought up with the princess as her companion
    Description: Medium height, pale, slim, dark wavy hair usually adorned with flowers, brown eyes
    User: SilkieCuddles


    Name: Jane Forster
    Age: 20
    Gender: female
    Personality: Intelligent, refined, and gentle, but she's also quite clever and knows how to get people to do what she wants
    Skills: Embroidering, horse back riding, archery, dancing.
    Side (castle name): Edinburgh
    Rank: Noblewoman. Lady in waiting to the queen
    History: Her father is a very wealthy duke. Her mother, a dame, is a distant cousin of Mariah, so Jane was sent to Edinburgh to be lady in waiting to the queen, and in hopes of making a good match for her.
    Description: long brown hair, green eyes, medium height, slender.
    User: Silkiecuddles


    Name: Edmund
    Age: 24
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Chivalrous, cheerful, brave
    Skills: Sword fighting, horse riding, archery,
    Side (castle name): Alnwick
    Rank: Baron
    History: Son of a baron and lady; He has his own castle not far from Alnwick castle given to him by the King of Alnwick. XD
    Description: Tall; short black hair; green eyes;
    User: SilkieCuddles


    Name: William Hughes
    Age: 29
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Soft spoken and gentle but firm and unchanging in something he believes in enough; prone to be slightly sarcastic if talked down to.
    Skills: Speaks French and German fluently, can read Latin, but was never required to speak it so he can't. Rides fairly well and is good enough with a bow and arrow or a sword if necessary, but is more fond of the arts and dancing.
    Side (castle name): Alnwick
    Rank: Duke: King of Alnwick's advisor
    History: William is the eldest of five children and is the only son. Therefore, he is the heir to his father's immense dukedom.
    When he was seventeen, he was sent to live with the court of Alnwick. Soon after, he gained the attention of the king and was often invited to give his opinion in political matters. He very quickly gained favor and eventually rose to be the king's most trusted man and advisor.
    Description: Slightly taller than average height; medium build. Dirty blonde hair and bright blue eyes.
    User: silkiecuddles


    Knights

    Name: Kat Willson
    Age: 20
    Gender: Female
    Personality: Alert, protective, loyal, caring, smart
    Skills: Archery, swordsmanship, knife throwing, not so much hanf to hand combat.
    Side: Alnwick
    Rank: The only female knight
    History: She was forced to train harder than the guys if she wanted to be a knight, and many times had to rely on her brains to get through. Even with the extra training, she wasn't dubbed a knight until she was 19. Kat still struggles to prove herself.
    Description: Wavy brown hair kept at shoulder length, chestnut colored eyes, olive skin, medium height.
    User: Crazychicklady7

    Name:Arthur Worthington
    Age: 19
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Flirty, daring, courageous, brave, talkative, social
    Skills: Archery, hand-to-hand combat, swordsmanship, horseback riding,
    Side (castle name): Alnwick
    Rank: Knight
    History: Trained for years at the castle, and was dubbed a knight at 18
    Description: Tall, muscular, curly brown hair, blue eyes
    User: Crazychicklady7

    Name: Richard Andrè
    Age: 25
    Gender: male
    Personality: Cheery, boastful, brave, full of himself
    Skills: Archery, sword fighting, hand-to-hand combat
    Side: Alnwick
    Rank: Knight
    History: Sent to serve as a squire to King Alnwick when he was a boy, became a knight when he was 18. Won't discuss his past.
    Description: Strong, tall, brown hair, green eyes
    User: SilkieCuddles


    Name: Vale.
    Age: 19.
    Gender: Female.
    Personality: Strong willed, independent, loyal, intelligent.
    Skills: Hand to hand combat, Swordsmanship, Horseback Riding, Bushcraft.
    Side: Alnwick
    Rank: Knight.
    History: Vale was always shunned and mocked when she said she wanted to become a knight when she was young, but she ignored them and worked her hardest, it was the most difficult thing she had done in her life, but she persevered and made it through, finally being dubbed a knight on her 19th birthday, though she was never really accepted among her peers.
    Description: Vale is 5'10 with dark blue eyes, bronze skin and golden blonde hair that goes down to her mid back.
    User: Grymoyre.


    Name: Grandle
    Age: 27
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Tough, menacing, mean, smart, can be nice
    Skills: Archery hand-to-hand combat, swords, many other weapons
    Side: Edinburgh
    Rank: Knight
    History: Secret
    Description: Burly, blue/green eyes, handsome, muscular
    User: casper101popcor


    Name: Jephry
    Age: 19
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Friendly, determined, and dedicated
    Skills: Archery, swordsmanship, and hawking
    Side (castle name): Edinburgh
    Rank: Knight
    History: TBR
    Description: Tall and thin, straight brown hair, and light blue eyes
    Picture:
    [​IMG]
    User: MadamPoofyBrow

    Name: Alfric
    Age: 17
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Quite, secretive, shy, kind
    Skills: He isn't very good at fighting - much to the kings disappointment. Sings very well, though does not do it in front of other people.
    Is good with animals.
    Side (castle name): Edinburgh
    Rank: Knight (In training? Knights were very young sometimes)
    History: Was born into a noble and respected family, however there was a scandal when his father was found out to be plotting against the king. He was executed and his mother was taken away and locked up. He was six years old at the time, and was going to be sent away to an orphanage, but the king saw something in him and wanted him for himself. So he took him in and raised him. (Really the maids raised him, or perhaps someone else in the castle? open to change.) But he never let him forget his origins, and never treated him as a son. He did odd jobs around the castle, and was trained as a knight, he is very unhappy. Though he is not mistreated.
    Description: [​IMG]
    I did a really quick doodle, I know it sucks but hopefully it gives you an idea of what he looks like.
    His features are softer than usual, he has a mop of curly light brown hair, and hazel eyes. He's about 5'11.
    User: Lsky


    Assassins

    Name: Fent Raven.
    Age: 19.
    Gender: Male.
    Personality: Talkative, competitive, fun, but stern.
    Skills: Knife throwing, bowman, etc.
    Side: Alnwick.
    Rank: Assassin.
    History: Hidden.
    Description: Blonde hair, light freckles, bright blue eyes. Tall, with a thin figure.
    User: Crazychicklady7

    Name: Redd Hazzic.
    Age: 26
    Gender: Male.
    Personality: Grim, grumpy, gruesome, enjoys watching people squirm.
    Skills: Hand-to-hand combat, etc.
    Side: Edinburgh.
    Rank: Assassin.
    History: Hidden.
    Description: Short, brown hair, pale skin, bright green eyes. Slim figure, tall.
    User: Silkiecuddles

    Name: Heleman Lorecron
    Age: 22
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Wry, confident, persistent, and maybe even a bit on the prideful side, but not by much. He can get annoyed easily if the other person is condescending, bias, prejudice, or ignorant. Other than that, he's usually good-natured, and it's not difficult getting along with him, even if he is a bit on the sarcastic side.
    Skills: Crossbow, his speed at l loading one is unmatched. He has a fair knowledge of poisons, but he is no master in the subject. Camouflage and unseen movement comes easily to him, especially when in trees or near rivers.
    Side (castle name): Edinburgh
    Rank: Assassin
    History: When he was very young, he lived with his parents on a small farm, right along the edge of the border where the two kingdoms met. During one night, a raiding party assaulted their house while Heleman's father was out, leaving his mother dead, and him hidden in the cellar. Moving closer to the main center of the kingdom, his father decided that his son would fight for this kingdom. Heleman started his training around the age of 14, becoming one of the more skilled Assassins in the kingdom, and after four years, he pledged his work to the king. He's had an eye for Jenel Edinburgh, for about as long as he has known her, (well, seen her,) that being part of the reason he wanted to get closer to the royal family.
    Description: 5'8", broad shouldered, blonde Ivy League crew cut, skin tanner than hair, and is usually wearing dark earth tones. He carries his bolts in a quiver on his left hip, along with the draw cord, and keeps his crossbow hon his back.
    User: Dragapacacorn

    Name: Fawn Anfadil.
    Age: 22
    Gender: Female.
    Personality: Tough, secretive, hidden, quiet, can be mean, but has a soft side once you get to know her
    Skills: Swordsmanship, camouflage, master of disguise, etc.
    Side: Alnwick.
    Rank: Assassin.
    History: Hidden.
    Description: Long, black hair, usually kept in a tight bun. Pale skin clash with bright green eyes. Quite short, thin figure.
    User: SilkieCuddles

    Name: Sembil
    Age:19-20( almost there!)
    Gender: Female
    Personality: tough, mean, clever, tricky, can be a sheep in a wolf's clothing, funny, loyal,kind(only to people she likes)
    Skills: Great at archery, disguise, hand-to hand combat, swordmanship, horse-riding( she doesn't do it a lot), knows how to trick people into doing what she wants
    Side: Edinburgh
    Rank: Assassin
    History: She fought until she got into the rank of assasin. Her family was chaos
    Description: Long, dark brown hair, tan skin, thin, but well built, has hazel eyes, and she is very pretty
    User: Casper101popcor


    Guards

    Name: Alexander (Alex)Durinham
    Age: 21
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Shy at first, loyal, caring, overly protective
    Skills: Archery, swordmanship, hand-to-hand combat, the typical guard skills
    Side: Edinburgh
    Rank: Guard
    History: All the castle knows is that he recently became a guard, but he has had a very troubling past
    Description: Tall, blonde hair, blue eyes, tan skin,
    User: Crazychicklady7

    Name: Jade
    Age:18
    Gender: Female
    Personality: Strong willed, outgoing and sarcastic
    Skills: Archery swordsmanship horse riding
    Side (castle name): Alnwick
    Rank: Guard
    History: To be played out
    Description: Long black wavy hair; blue eyes .
    Picture: [​IMG]

    User: Beaky Buzzard


    Name: Genevieve
    Age: 23
    Gender: Female
    Personality: Kind, courageous, generous, and fun-loving
    Skills: Archery, swordsmanship, and horse riding
    Side (castle name): Edinburgh
    Rank: Guard
    History: Has lived at the castle as long as she can remember.
    Description: Fairly tall, long wavy black hair, and lively blue eyes
    User: MadamPoofyBrow


    Name: Azor
    Age: 25
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Quiet, good at following orders
    Skills: Horse riding, archery, sword combat, black smithing
    Side: Alnwick
    Rank: Guard
    History: Grew up in the Alnwick castle town
    Description: 6 foot tall, brown eyes, black hair, white, athletic build
    User: Flock Master64


    Name:Israel
    Age:19
    Gender:male
    Personality:quiet, loyal
    Skills:horseman and sword fighting
    Side:Alnwick
    Rank:guard
    History:
    Description: Dark curly hair, greenish blue eyes, tall athletic build.
    User: chickluvinfreak


    Servants

    Name: Alena
    Age: 17
    Gender: Female
    Personality: Sweet, kind, loyal, caring
    Skills: Sewing, cooking,
    Side: Edinburgh
    Rank: Servant
    History: Her father died when she was 10. Her mother became unable to care for her, so sold her to the king and queen to be a servant. She is the prince's primary caretaker.
    Description: Thick brown hair she keeps in a servant's braid, blue eyes, tan skin.
    User: Crazychicklady7

    Name: Katrina
    Age: 16
    Gender: Female
    Personality: Clever, talkative, always sees the positive side of things
    Skills: Practical sewing, horse riding, natural medical knowledge, wildcrafting
    Side (castle name): Edinburgh
    Rank: Servant/maid
    History: Daughter of Anna. She moved to Edinburgh castle from the countryside and has been Princess Jenel and Lariah's maid since she was 11. Despite living at the castle, she visits her mother often.
    Description: Short and slim; shoulder length orange curly hair, hazel colored eyes
    User: SilkieCuddles

    Name: Maud
    Age: 48
    Gender: Female
    Personality: Chit-chatty, obedient, kind, motherly
    Skills: Sewing,
    Side (castle name): Alnwick
    Rank: Servant
    History: Has been the princess' and princess' best friend's ladies maid since they were young girls
    Description: Short, rather plump, brown hair pulled back into a bun, brown eyes
    User: SilkieCuddles


    Villagers

    Name: Gavin
    Age: 17
    Gender: male
    Personality: Confident (a bit overly so), spunky, mysterious, and a bit of a goof off.
    Skills: Robbing Royalty and Stealing Stuff.
    Side (castle name): N/A
    Rank: Village Thief
    History: Has roamed the streets for several years, gaining an infamous reputation for being sneaky
    Description: Short and slight, scraggly black hair, grey eyes, unkempt appearance, and the countenance of mischief
    Picture: [​IMG]
    User: MadamPoofyBrow


    Name: Cedric
    Age: 32
    Gender: Male
    Personality: Loud, obnoxious, and intolerable
    Skills: Thievery, and talking himself out of situations
    Side (castle name): Villager
    Rank: Thief
    History: Has lived in a shack, robbing the world, since he was 19. Met Gavin when he (Gavin) took to the woods as a kid. Offering him a place to live and guaranteed survival, Gavin took a job working as Cedric's sidekick. After Cedric proved to be a worse criminal than Gavin ever wanted to be, Gavin snuck away from their shack one night. Cedric has been spiteful toward Gavin ever since, and has taken it upon himself to steal as much stuff from Edinburgh castle as he can.
    Description: Tall and muscular. Short blonde hair, hazel eyes, and a scar on the left side of his face. He is very creepy.
    User: MadamPoofyBrow


    Name: Anna
    Age: 39
    Gender: female
    Personality: Quiet, positive, encouraging and gentle. Not a mean bone in her body.
    Skills: weaving, sewing, herbal medicine, wild crafting,
    Side (castle name): Edinburgh
    Rank: peasant
    History: She and her younger daughter, Katrina, left her husband sixteen years ago due to his aggressive behavior. Her daughter, Emilee, remained behind with the husband, something Anna has regretted ever since. She now lives alone in a cottage north of Edinburgh, but Katrina visits her often. She is well trained in healing with herbs, and is often called for by the castle to tend to the servants.
    Description: Medium height, not heavy but not slim (?); brown eyes; blonde wavy hair kept in a chignon most of the time.
    User: Silkecuddles

    Name: Emilee
    Age: 19
    Gender: Female
    Personality: Flirty, flamboyant, rebellious, acts smarter than she is
    Skills: cooking, cleaning, sewing, riding
    Side (castle name):
    Rank: Peasant
    History: Her mother disappeared when she was 3. She was left with her very commanding father who over works her
    Description: Shoulder-length blonde curly hair, brown eyes, average height, slim
    User: Silkiecuddles


    Name: Harmony.
    Age: 16.
    Gender: Female.
    Personality: Shy, very distrustful of everyone, enjoys working and a good challenge.
    Skills: Carving, Singing, Wildcrafting.
    Side: N/A.
    Rank: Peasant.
    History: Harmony was born shortly before her father was killed by a group of thugs on his was home from working in the nearby fields, her mother died when she was 13 for a unknown reason. (Cancer) and she was to be sold off as a slave but she escaped. Now she works hard to survive and is very wary of everyone and everything. She trained her voice to go lower and sound more like a mans.
    Description: 5'5, Wears very plain clothes, old worn out trousers and a loose worn out tunic, she keeps her face covered in dirt and her figure as to keep the appearance of a young man to find work for food.
    User: Essence





    Name: Herja
    Age: 27
    Gender: female
    Personality: boisterous, commanding presence, ruthless in battle, extremely loyal to those she aligns with.
    Skills: Sailing, basic survival skills, sword and board, prefers a halberd.
    Side: hasn't picked one yet
    Rank: warrior
    History: participated in Viking raids of shoreline kingdoms with her husband, but a storm off the coast has wrecked their dragon boat. She washed ashore alone, and is heading inland. She speaks some English.
    Description: very tall, muscular, not thin, blonde, blue eyed, wears a breastplate, arm guards, and shinguards. Keeps her hair braided and piled up out of the way, but it falls like silken gold when she lets it down. Lost her helmet during the swim ashore, but managed to keep her halberd. Has several prominent scars due to various battles and raids.
    User: Bantambird

    Share This Article

    About Author

    silkiecuddles
    wut.

Comments

To make a comment simply sign up and become a member!

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by