Post by Raven Credale on Feb 12, 2019 20:05:36 GMT -5
(Aella with her hood off, Only takes the hood off around people she trusts)
Age: 22 Years old (Updated!)
Hair: Dark red
Eye: Hazel (Closer to green)
Date of Birth: 26th of Mirtul, 1361 DR
Personality: Aella is quiet and can be considered docile at times. She will not speak unless spoken to and will keep most of her opinions to herself. She also has very low self-esteem and sees herself much lower on things than she really is. This is also a cause to her saying things such as 'I don't want to burden others' or 'I'll only be in the way of others'. With time and possibly some help, this issue might be resolved or lessened.
Noticeable things: She has a love for cats and the color black. All her clothes and armor are this color and you will not see her in any other color. Do not force her to wear pink or you will get punched through a table. You have been warned. Also her arms and legs are covered in tattoos. Most are your typical Monk tattoos while others have a story behind them. The most noticeable one is on her left bicep and happens to be the Mark of Elvenkind.
Leilah and Aella Malein are not your typical pair of half elven sisters. In fact, their half elven blood stems from the Sun Elves due to their mother. Yet while both were groomed to be proper ladies and take not the path of adventure and danger per their mothers desires, but both sisters proved that they are more of the type to be rascals than that of a proper lady. Leilah had picked up on her mothers talents with a bow and sword at a young age while Aella was just an infant, but as she grew her mother taught her on the side about how to properly use them as the Harper's had taught her. When Leilah was nine years old and Aella was six, both sisters had faced their fair share of bullies in their home of Deepingdale. Aella looking more like their mother, got the worst of the bullies ferocity than Leilah, to which she had grown a need for a hood to hide her more elven features. To this day she only take her hood down to bath, beyond that it is up at all times. On the other hand, Leilah embraced her half elven blood and spat on anyone who would dare to say her mother was in the wrong for marrying a human.
For many years, the sisters grew and practiced their chosen paths. Leilah was determined to be a ranger while Aella desired to be a monk of the neighboring Old Order. As the two worked on their paths, Leilah came across a young wolf pup one day while she was seventeen while out hunting with her father. She had noticed that it was much larger than any other wolf and when her father saw it he warned her that it was a Dire Wolf pup. She nodded to him and approached the pup carefully, noting that it was alone and whimpering. As if it had lost something dear to it. That's when she noticed the larger body near the pup. It's mother, dead. Leilah was compelled to help the pup, but she did not know how to do so. She looked to her father for guidance but all he told her was to help it back to its mother. This did not sit well with Leilah, she didn't think that killing the pup like this was right. Instead, she carefully pulled out a slab of raw meat from kill they had made earlier and held it out to the pup. Upon smelling the raw meat the pup turned and snatched the meat away from Leilah before running off. After that day, Leilah did not see the pup again until recently....
When she reached the age of twenty four Leilah set out on her adventure to see the world that was unknown to her and to see if she could lend a hand to it in some way.
As for Aella, she kept to herself more and more with the passing days. She began to question the gods and their messages, she questioned many things while being with the monks of the Old Order and why they did not seem to worry about the gods like everyone else. She asked if they did not believe in the gods, then would they all be damned? They simply told her in riddles of their opinions and left her with that. To which Aella took this as a meaning of her needing to find out what it is she needed to believe. Either the clergy or the teachings of the order. When it came time for her to set out in search of her truth and reason of being, Aella held thoughts of her sister and the god their parents worshiped, Torm. She recited the Code of Torm to herself before setting out and in the front of her mind told this to herself the farther she became from home:
We are paws of the gods, we are of flesh and blood.
Our actions dictate what end we will face, not which god we worship.
In life we may follow the path of justice and good, or follow the path of wickedness and evil.
There is balance in all that is, and all that will be.
Through our actions will we know which path we are on.
Through our actions will we see which gods we've pleased.
(Will update as things progress and add doodles of the sisters later....maybe, if I remember. And neither of the sisters know the other is in Cormyr.)