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Summary: A young and foolish Elf mercenary who seeks to escape the shadow of his father.

Vistlend 'V' Blacksparrow

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Gender: Male

Age: 47

Group: Knights/Warriors

Nationality/Loyalties

Born within the kingdom of Aelmere, and has done work in various places around Aeran. Due to working with his father, V knows the region once that of the "Two Kingdoms", Verden and the Dalen remnant well.

Loyal to none.

Title/Rank

The Black Sparrow

Race/Appearance

Elf

V is rather well built, baring a tiger-like frame, thee body of a fighter. He wears his hair in a flat top, and wears a set of plate armor that is only light where it counts. He carries a two hand axes at either side, and a crossbow, adorned with valuable metal bits, some for vanity and some to hold the ancient thing together.

Personality/Interests

Fun-loving, if not a little foolish. When he isn't feeling sorry for himself for not being good enough to live up to the Blacksparrow name, he is cocky and shortsighted. Lacks the "killer-instinct" his father was said to have, but possesses his father's sense of adventure in droves. Works as a mercenary, though he tends to stay away from particularly unsavory jobs. With tutelage from his father, a talented and wise old Half-Elf, V has learned more than most his age, though he mistakes his learned experience for prodigal skill; there is a difference.

Brief History

V was conceived and born within the Kingdom of Almere during his father's tenure there. He was born to the legendary Mercenary Oruvand Blacksparrow, and to the young elven maiden Klairevoss Lazereth, whom he populated with but never married. As soon as V was of age to properly hunt, Oruvand began teaching him, and years later, would allow the young Elf to accompany him on some of his jobs. Dangerous though they were, the experience V gained was invaluable. It was then that he saw firsthand why his and his father's surname had grown to be known all over Aeran, his father was nothing short of professional. Even pushing 120 human years of age, the Half-Elf was a scrupulous and meticulous hunter, and seemed to have a rather strong aspect of luck about him at that. But, at the age of 138, complications arose, though in truth they had been there all along. Two many injuries left unhealed, too many wounds left enclosed, and the man would never give himself a break. His luck ran out, and his body gave way. He passed, and left the weight of the Blacksparrow name for V alone to bear.

Arms/Equipment

-A set of plate armor
-Twin Handaxes
-A couple of Blacksparrow stamina potions
-The Blacksparrow Crossbow, an old weapon held together by precious metals and enchantments, it's likely worth a small fortune. It was once owned by the Legendary Half-Elf mercenry, and V's father, Oruvand Blacksparrow.

Talents/Abilities/Advantages

+Skilled hunter, taught by his father who was a legendary hunter and mercenary.
+Well accustomed to his twin handaxes, and capable of accurately throwing them.
+A skilled improvisor, accustomed to getting himself into trouble and getting out just as often.
+A decent shot with the Blacksparrow crossbow, though not nearly as good as his father.
+Inherited his father's Eagle Eye, can see clearly for rather far distances.
+Has decent knowledge in potion-making.
+Has an affinity towards magic due to his elven blood.

Fears/Weaknesses/Phobias

-Feels he has something to prove in order to live up to his father and the Blacksparrow name, this can lead to him doing risky or foolish things.
-Can be rather naive and foolish at times, despite his age, as an elf he is decades away from maturity and still has a lot to learn.
-Fears death in every respect. His father was said to have a certain "killer instinct", and could end a life without batting an eye; V couldn't be more different.
-Suffers from arachnophobia and katsaridapobia (a fear of spiders and cockroaches, respectively), and as such avoids places where either are likey to pop up.

Favorite Sayings or Quotes

"Your insults are but praises to these elven ears!"
-originally Oruvand Blacksparrow

"Maybe I'm just getting one of my feelings..."
-V Blacksparrow

"...my father would have been able to do this..."
-V Blacksparrow

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