Alright so recently, today infact, I found myself watching the most intriguing double header of movies, Pirates of the Carribean: On Stranger Tides
and The Mask of Zorro
. What do those two have in common? They have me in the mood for a lovely adventure based sword-slashing RP.
I don't have a specific plot in mind, but I have several pairings that I found very interesting.
I couldn't help enjoying the robust personalities of Angelica
and I loved the cute pairing of Phillip and Syrena the mermaid
This leaves me with two different RP's, so to speak.
They both can overlap and are, as always, very flexible.
The first is a sort of swashbuckling pirate-y tale. Either involving a female pirate masquerading as a male pirate or simply a female pirate. This would take place in the 1800's I feel. It would center on the adventures of said pirate and either her captain/first mate or a rival pirate. The innitial quest would be for a treasure of significant size however it would only be the first clue in a larger scheme for a even greater mystical prize. With it either being a race between the two crews or the adventures of this male-female team trying to find this elusive bounty while eluding the royal navy themselves.
The female character would resemble Angelica and ElÚna in personality and spirit. Both gorgeous beauties in their own right but cunning and as skilled with a sword as with their wits.
The male character would be an equal in both intelligence and swordsmanship (or there abouts, maybe one would be slightly superior to the other) but he is not used to being equalled let alone bested by women.
The two I hope will eventually devellop a certain degree of romance both aesthetically and physically.
The second would sort of be a mermaid-human story. The mermaid was captured by pirates who, like in the movie, needed a tear from her. However they have also captured and taken prisoner, a young Catholic Missionary. He was used as bait to capture the mermaids as he was left out in the ocean to be attacked by the mermaids, he somehow escaped alive, perhaps this mermaid helped him, but then she was captured so she might blame the missionary for her capture.
In all accounts the two travel together with their captors the pirates, him to bring them luck, her to give them tears. At first he doesn't approve of mermaids as they are 'ungodly', but he feels something for her. He grows protective of her as she is mistreated, deprived and such by the pirates, who think she is just a creature. The story will revolve around this captured missionary and his relationship with this mermaid.
I do like the way it goes in Pirates of the Carribean but I do want to tweak the plot slightly. I like the idea of her being out of water and her tail turning to legs and once immersed waist down in water, reforming her tail.
These plots are also availible our of forum if that suits you better at this time.
If anyone has any interest in playing any of the characters...
-Female Pirate Masquerading as a male captain
-Female First Mate
-Rival Male Captain
-Male First Mate
or if you have a similarily swashbuckling idea, you think I might like, please let me know either in response here or via PM.