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Summary: Let me explain to you exactly what you will do next...

Josiah

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Gender: Male

Age: 43

Group: Delve

Home District

The Delve

Profession

Once a Politician - First Citizen
Now a prisoner of the Delve

Special Skills

Public Speaking
Negotiation and political manipulation
Strategist
Writer
Lightweight Boxer - he just loves the blood

Physical Appearance

Dark brushed back hair and keen blue eyes.

Personality and interests

Narcissist with a viscous streak, hidden beneath layers of carefully constructed charm and misdirection. He is the ultimate product of the system and he will stop at nothing to keep it just that way it is.

He cares for his two hounds and keeps a stables with several rare breed horses. He likes to shoot for sport and fully indulges in the fine food and entertainment of Highholm society.

All that before the Elesians invaded and he was shipped off to the Delve. He was deemed to have failed in his duties and to have betrayed his people.

History

Josiah was born in the Sprawl the youngest of three children. his mother was a factory worker and his father was a conscript in the city militia and was severely wounded in a Steamworks riot.

Little is known of his education but he did learn to box as a young boy and became something of a local celebrity under the name 'the Tornado' He still maintains his boxing until this day.

He became embroiled in the Rose District gang culture in his late teens and started to become interested in the politics of the city. Seeing that he was a charismatic figure the Clockwork king recruited him for something special.

Josiah found himself planted in the government security forces where he could do favours for his criminal sponsors. In turn they aided his efforts to climb socially and made the memory of Josiah the sprawl brat disappear from the local community.

Josiah eventually became High Inquisitor and from there took a position in the City Council. He rise became meteoric and with the help of his friends he managed to win (or perhaps rig) an election to become First Citizen.

A Prisoner of the Delve now he was cast down by the Elesians and has sought refuge in the arms of a woman known as Abigail.

Loves and Hates...

Loves himself

Hates to be wrong

Darkest Secret

He was born in the Sprawl and made a deal with the criminal underworld that saw him rise to prominence in the city.

Posting Frequency

As required

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Mentioned in the post Converging on the Deep Jun 1, 2019, 5:21pm
Mentioned in the post I spy with my little eye Apr 15, 2019, 5:29pm
Updated character profile Apr 12, 2019, 3:45pm
Mentioned in the post A Not So Safe Haven Apr 12, 2019, 3:36pm
Updated character profile Apr 6, 2019, 5:07pm
Updated character profile Mar 3, 2019, 3:16pm
Updated character profile Mar 3, 2019, 3:15pm
Mentioned in the post Beginning of an End - Part One Mar 3, 2019, 3:10pm
Mentioned in the post Blue Mar 2, 2019, 6:07pm
Mentioned in the post Dead Man Walking Pt. 2 Jan 28, 2019, 4:49pm
Mentioned in the post Saving Lina Jan 23, 2019, 5:21pm
Updated character profile Dec 31, 2018, 7:52pm
Mentioned in the post Processing Oct 30, 2018, 4:15pm
Mentioned in the post Caught Oct 15, 2018, 5:46pm
Mentioned in the post No Confidence Sep 17, 2018, 5:28pm
Updated character profile Apr 14, 2018, 4:57pm
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