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Beckett

"By the Way of the warrior is meant death. The Way of the warrior is death. This means choosing death whenever there is a choice between life and death. It means nothing more than this. It means to see things through, being resolved."
— Yamamoto Tsunetomo



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“Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when you move, fall like a thunderbolt.”
— Sun Tzu, The Art of War

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Name: Bastian Beckett
Apparent Age: Late 30s
Occupation: Scholar

Birthdate: December 1st 1976
Nature: Defender
Demeanor: Traditionalist

Themesong: Too Close
- Alex Clare
Soundtrack: Carry on Wayward Son
- Kansas

The Tenets of Bushido
Rectitude (義 gi)
Courage (勇氣 yūki)
Benevolence (仁 jin)
Respect (禮 rei)
Honesty (誠 makoto)
Honour (名誉 meiyo)
Loyalty (忠義 chūgi)

Stereotype
Changeling ""
Demon "There can be no light without darkness."
Hunter ""
Mage "Only a fool doesn't believe in magic."
Mortal "Humanity also has it’s monsters."
Vampire ""
Werewolf ""
Wraith "Spirits surround us all."


Warriors are not born and they are not made…Warriors create themselves through trial and error, pain and suffering, and their ability to conquer their own faults.

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History of a man...


xxxxxProspect, CA: Beckett's mother, was from Prospect. His father too, though he never met the man. Stands to reasons if he has family, this might be the place.


xxxxxDaughter: To live in this World of Darkness, you must be able to do three things: love and protect your family; hold them against you knowing their lives depends on you; and, when the time comes to let go, to let them go. He's still working on the last part.


xxxxxEducation: Beckett is a trained academic, with a specialty in the existence of psychic phenomenon among varied cultures.


xxxxxJapan: Beckett has spent the past twenty-nine years of his life living in Japan.


xxxxxBushido: When one adopts the Way of Life, it means that they make a promise that they will stay loyal to their master, uphold self discipline, and conduct themselves morally. These dark modern days are forever corrupting. The path is treacherous and foreboding.


xxxxxPsychic Phenomenon: The Tenshin Shoden Katori Shinto Ryu is a sacred place. Beckett witnessed the impossible there. Feats beyond comprehension. He was told that the mind was the most potent tool that man possessed. Through the use of it a man could do unexplainable things. His Mind's eye has opened to the impossible.


Soundtrack



Titanium - by David Guetta ft. Sia
Carry on Wayward Son - by Kansas
Thunderstruck - by AC/DC


Contacts

The below section is used to keep track of who Beckett has met and those he deals with frequently.



Those I associate With

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From the Latin Primum non nocere: First, do no harm.
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Gallery


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OOC


1. ST: I enjoy running a scene now and then. My ideal setting is 2 -3 Mortal / Mortal+ characters that enjoy roleplay that involves dark horror, action and emotionally charged situations. One hitters are fine, as are longer enduring plots. Shocker! I like to play too, and I appreciate when a scene or a plot is ran for me.

I choose Mortal and Mortal+ because I don’t know all the rules in Vampire or Werewolf/Shifter. I know some. I don’t ST any of the following:

  • Changeling
  • Demon
  • Mage
  • Wraith
  • Bygones

That doesn't eliminate you from participation, just understand the story will very likely be underpowered for you. Please consider all the Mortal characters attempting to be the hero when you use your celerity 6 to decimate all the NPCs.


2. OOC Drama: I want none of it. Period. That’s what +pageblock <name> is for.


3. Multi MU*: It’s completely fine if you can manage it. If you can’t: don’t do it. Step out of the scene or something. I dislike putting effort into a story and getting one to two lines in return. The same thing goes for continuously long idle times between poses. RL happens. That I understand. However note the word: CONTINUOUSLY. I will pose around you and move forward. It’s unlikely there will be future RP if that's how you roll.


4. Rating: Rated A for adults only – Graphic depictions of violence are appreciated. This is World of Darkness, not My little Pony.


5. Logs: I like keeping a record of really good scenes, or anything that further develops the personality or story of my PC. I’ll ask first if it’s okay. If I run the scene: Expect a log.


Logs

No pages meet these criteria.

2013.12.26:Traffic Accident

2013.12.27: Turfwar Part 1

2013.12.28: Kendoka

2013.12.29: Trufwar Part 2

2014.01.01: Summoning Irochka - The Five Questions

2014.01.06: Turfwar Part 3

2014.01.09: Turfwar Part 4

2014.01.11: Summoning Granpa – The End to Afterlife

2014.01.18: Meet the Neighbors – Or not.

2014.01.19: Turfwar Part 5

2014.01.24: Turfwar Part 6