Appears to be in his mid 20's, though is real age is 700 years.Class-
Oliver has quickly accepted modern technology, and as such has no issue with modern firearms. He favors the H&K P30
as his sidearm of choice, keeping one on him at all times. When he requires range well beyond that of a pistol, he tends to use his trusted Accuracy International Arctic Warfare
, particularly when he is asked to preform strategic assassinations for his clan. For the occasions that firepower takes a premium, he chooses to bring out his HK416
, as well as adding a tactical light for his pistol. For close encounters, he often carries a damascus steel broadsword
made for him by a master blacksmith in his youth. It is most often seen during ceremonies and formal meetings, though he wears it on his back during missions involving his kind. He drives a black Audi TTS
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Fire: Cryokensis. He can draw heat away from an area, lowering the temperature to freezing cold, even creating ice as he wishes.Personality-
Oliver is a quiet and peaceful appearing individual who is often caught deep in thought rather than socializing with the others in his clan. He believes that distancing himself makes him stronger, though he also holds strong loyalties to his ideals and those of his clan. When backed into a corner, he will often fight his way out, much to the dismay of the higher ups in his clan. While he can seem cold and distant, he does have a good sense of humor and is more than happy to share a drink with someone willing to approach him. He has always been inquisitive, and has taken a liking to modern novelties such as cell phones and computers, and particularly modern firearms. It is rather clear that he has long since come to terms with his hunger and is more than happy to feed, though never to the point of gluttony.Strength-
Oliver's strengths lie in his physical abilities, which were peak for humans before he was turned, and well beyond after. While he was "alive", he was considered quite the swordsman, and it proves true since being turned. He can lock blades with older vampires and come out ahead due to his natural talent and his strength. His speed is also something to note, enough to cause most to think him nothing more than a shadow before he strikes.Weakness-
Oliver is outgoing to the point of near suicidal stupidity. He often takes risks well beyond what he should, even to the point of having to limp to a blood bank just to heal wounds that he shouldn't have in the first place. He is also stubborn, to the point of questioning superiors, which often gets him in trouble. He also has a fear of drowning, despite his inability to drown.
Bio- Oliver was born in the 1300's to a small family in a village in Durham, England. While he doesn't often speak of his past in England, it is known that he was taken in by a Vampire Lord in his 8th year to be trained to lead his army to conquer England and Scotland. For nearly 20 years, Oliver was taught only violence, the art of the sword and spear till finally he was a lethal weapon to be unleashed on the world. As was his right, he was turned at the age of 27. However, the Lord that took him in was blind to the happenings around him, and soon found himself on the receiving end of a sword to the neck and a torch at his feet. Oliver would have followed if it weren't for the Shade that slain his former master taking pity on the youth, taking him in to teach him that there is more to his new life than what was intended for him.
Master Duncan Sykes took Oliver to the royal family, where he introduced Oliver as his own, and the royal family gave the young vampire his new master's name as a result. For two centuries that followed, Oliver acted as Duncan's personal assistant and closest ally as he carried out the will of the royals. The two did as they were told, though Oliver's youth proved to harden him into a stubborn, impulsive individual, which often left him with only Duncan saving his head from the blade of a fellow Shade. As time wore on, Oliver discovered that his Lord had gifted him something not even Duncan expected, the abilities over an element, though not in the way most would have expected. Duncan knew very well what abilities the now long deceased lord had, and found it unnerving to see his student carry on those abilities.
Eventually, Duncan moved on to join the council, leaving his position for Oliver to take. While it took Oliver a few years to fully accept his position as a Shade, he did so humbly. But without Duncan at his side, Oliver closed himself off to the others in his coven, to the point that most Shades wouldn't even approach him, if they even saw him in the mansion. And as technology soon overtook the old ways, Oliver adapted, as he was taught in his youth. Adapt, or die. He took to the modern world in a way that other vampires of his age couldn't, learning the ways of modern mortals so he could better fit in with the world around him. The last adaptation he made was his hair, which he cut short at great grief.