Ravenna

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Ravenna


"Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, fearing,
Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before..."
~~ Edgar Allan Poe


Ravenna
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Name: Ravenna Williams
Date of Birth: December 21, 1991
Nationality: American
Occupation: Student / Librarian
Height/Weight: 5'11" / 140lbs
Hair/Eyes: Black / Blue
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Race: Changeling
Name: Dínenah
Kith: Sluagh
Seelie Legacy: Sage
Unseelie Legacy: Knave
House: None - Commoner
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Stats

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Merits and Flaws

  • Friend to Spiders: Ravenna may have a bond to birds, but she is still a sluagh, and thus, closer to spiders. They are her friends, her confidants, and some might say, her spies.
  • Winged: Her wings are the most glorious thing about her, she might say. They allow her to fly high above everything.
  • Curiosity: Ravenna has a curiosity that sometimes gets the best of her.
  • Surreal Quality: Though the Mists still protects her from mortal detection, there is something about Ravenna that mortals find fascinating. At inappropriate times, they will stare at her and strike up conversation in hopes of getting to know her better. Worse still, those mortals who are of less savory nature will choose her over other potential targets for their illicit acts.
Soundtrack
  • Nightingale by Norah Jones


Dedicated to Locke and Slaine

Sonnet XVII
by Pablo Neruda
I do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz,
or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off.
I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,
in secret, between the shadow and the soul.

I love you as the plant that never blooms
but carries in itself the light of hidden flowers;
thanks to your love a certain solid fragrance,
risen from the earth, lives darkly in my body.

I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where.
I love you straightforwardly, without complexities or pride;
so I love you because I know no other way

than this: where I does not exist, nor you,
so close that your hand on my chest is my hand,
so close that your eyes close as I fall asleep.
Overview
Mundane:

A transfer student from the east coast, Ravenna has arrived in Prospect at the start of spring 2014. She doesn't seem to know anyone, just another student running around campus. Easy to miss, really.

Changeling:
Ravenna is just another commoner to arrive in Prospect. So far, the Sluagh doesn't seem to be looking to Oath herself to any particular noble, preferring to keep to herself overall. There's whispers that say she's good with birds, easily understood with those wings of hers.

Roleplay Hooks
Mundane
  • Student: Ravenna is taking classes at the local university. Liberal Arts.
  • Library: Ravenna can be found hanging out there. She seems to work part-time on campus as well.
  • Bookstores: Ravenna enjoys going to bookstores of all kinds.
  • Frost Security: Ravenna works as a receptionist here.


Changeling

  • Snow Fang Peak: Ravenna may be found around this commoner freehold, especially in or around the Rookery. It is said she's been named Rookery Master, taking care of the large Eagles that nest there.
  • High Tea: Ravenna enjoys a good formal tea.
  • Commoner: Ravenna holds no title in any House.
  • Kingdom of Willows: Ravenna is said to have come from this eastern Kingdom.
Contacts
  • Locke: Tinyheart.png Warlord. Someone I knew from the past, but now follow proudly. He commands, and I obey.
  • Slaine: Tinyheart.png Seer. Your passions have taught me what need is. A connection lies between us, a mystery I look forwards to finding out more about.
  • Seline: Captain of the Guard. We shall see how this goes. A sidhe with no House, no title? Most interesting.
  • Itzal: Friend. From the start, I was curious, and you answered my questions. "
  • Oubliette: Friend? Perhaps next time we might talk further. My curiosity is awaken.
Retainers
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Skinny: Sluagh Kinain. Recently, this goth has started hanging out with Ravenna and often found around her or Snow Fang Peak. He tends to enjoy old bookstores, new age shops, and cemeteries in true goth form. He tends to wear black, including thin gloves on his hands, and keeps to himself when alone. There are those that say he may have a crush on Ravenna.
Companion
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Spider Companions: Even in the Dreaming, Ravenna's little friends follow her in a cluster of chimerical spiders. More often than not, the little creatures are found upon her gaunt form, offering themselves as unique accessories to clothing and hair. They range in all colors, shapes and sizes, from those that look almost real to the eye, to those like bits of carved ice, a puffy bit of cloud, or a clod of dirt.
Gallery
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RP Logs

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