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Online Vergil TannerTopic starter

Hmm...ok. So, when would she have joined in the year? At the start of the year, or partway through? Would she have been a completely unknown quantity, or did she maybe know one or two people there, do you think? What group would she have gravitated towards in the beginning, or would she have sat awkwardly at the side of the room? :P

Hmm...not sure about that. We have a fair few scientific characters...would you mind picking one to specialise in, so she can be a little differentiated from the rest of the Scientific Crowd? :-)

Hmm...and what if somebody elses view of what is right conflicts with hers? Obviously everybodies interpretations of morality is subjective even if morality itself might not be (not getting into THAT debate right now :P ), so what if she tries to push somebody towards something they think is wrong, or not as morally correct as something else? I mean, trying to be the moral centre for a diverse group of people with different opinions is gonna be difficult, so how might she reconcile that difference of opinion with somebody? In general, how does she deal with people who disagree with something she views as objective fact?

Offline Jarick

We'll say halfway through fall semester of sophomore year was when her family finally finished getting everything together and getting her information properly into the system.

For a STEM spec... we'll say physics.  Concrete enough to have a grounding in applications, but also comparatively abstract!

Lastly, Nadra's not unused to disagreements -- and to being on the minority side of an argument.  Per her understanding (though she wouldn't really be able to articulate it this way), the applicability of Objective Fact is only good as your ability to perceive it, and only as good as your assumptions.  She doesn't see herself as -responsible- for other peoples' spiritual well-being per se -- but if someone is going to do something liable to get themselves or someone else seriously hurt, she owes it to her fellow human being to at least try to convince them to do otherwise.  This circles back to what I mentioned in the bio: she's much less concerned with violations of curfew, smoking, trespassing, and the like than she is about stealing, vandalism, bullying, and other forms of violence, physical, social, or otherwise.

Online Vergil TannerTopic starter

Mmmk....so, last question and I think we're good to go;

Looking at the various characters in the game at the moment, who do you see her hanging out with the most, and who do you see her avoiding? Who do you think she'd get along with and who do you think...well, not so much? Are there any connections that immediately strike you as leading to a nice little niche for her to settle into? :-)

Offline Jarick

At a look...

If there isn't an International Students Association at this school, then Nadra would agitate to start one; to that effect, she'd at least try to recruit Ai and Nuo (to probably varying degrees of success).  Arek she would know through the church network, both of them being faithful Orthodox Christians.  Juniper is probably a little too esoteric for Nadra to be able to understand, Joshua would come off as a layabout and not be someone she gravitated to, and Grace would be everything her parents are afraid of America for and Nadra would probably politely avoid extended interaction with her just to keep off their radar (though she -could- handle Dante, once she saw how protective he was of his sister).  Those are the ones that leap out at me!

Online Vergil TannerTopic starter

Ok, well...that's it from me, I think. Do you have any questions for us?

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Hey, you didn't mention me, did you forget me?  Lol seriously though, I'm happy to have you I know that and I hope we can spend a fair amount of time in the same group Jarick.

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I didn't forget!  :D  Billie is probably a little scary though for poor Nadra, what with the whole girl fighting champ and all.  Very much open to later interactions in-thread though.

A few!  Kind of random, but plausibly worthwhile.

Has there been any ad-hoc separation of characters into groups with similar posting rates or interests?  And for that matter, how frequently do GM-move-the-story-along posts happen?

If and when things degenerate into violence, how free-form are things going to get?

Have there been any really-awesome things happening that are worth going back into any thread archives to find?

Online Vergil TannerTopic starter

1) Not really, no. Not that I've seen, anyway...people tend to congregate into groups, then go into other groups in my experience, and people sometimes set up one on one scenes to bounce off of characters in an isolated setting :-)

2) Fairly freeform within the posting order. I'll trust people to be sensible and considerate, and if they aren't, out comes the GM Hammer. :P

3) Not reeeeaaaally, though you might want to go check out the Earthquake Event just so you know what happened :P

Offline Jarick

All sounds good to me!  Is there anything else you'd like to ask me, or are we more or less good to go?

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I think we should be good to go! When you're ready, send me the bbcode ( [ code] ) for the Bio, I'll post it, then send you the links to the OOC's. You pop up there and start working out character connections.

In the Next Phase, you'll chat to the current members of the game and come up with your "Yearbook." This is a list of how your character knows the otehr characters. It chronicles first meetings, important events, turning points and what their relationship is like at the time the game begins. Once you have the majority of that done and approved by me, you should be good to jump straight into the game!

Any questions? :D

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It's Buffy, not Billie, ya jerk lol.  Second of all, Buffy might be a fighting champ who's also pretty straightforward and blunt about most things, she DOES have a softer side to her so she's not a badass all the time.  :P  Still, it's cool if she and Nadra don't really know each other well.  Sorry I didn't respond to this sooner, been trying to get over a bad sinus infection that I only just started some medicine for yesterday, so hopefully it'll be better before too long.  Had kind of a rough night yesterday though which sucked but meh, what do you do right?

Anyway Jarick, glad to have you, but just so you're aware, most of us that are still active for the group do have a Yearbook section for our profiles, where we've listed our associations with the other characters since they've at least been attending MWH for a year if not more together.  As such, you'll likely still get a message or two from me if no one else, wanting to establish at least a small connection with Nadra if not something more lengthy and detailed.  If you're cool with that and Tanner approves you, which I think he will soon, I look forward to making a connection with your little lady.  ;D  See ya in any event Jarick and good luck!

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I'll make sure you get messages from other people establishing YB connections, don't worry.

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Once the finalized yearbook is posted, I will definitely be contacting you. Nadra and Arek will get along quite well, I imagine.

Online Vergil TannerTopic starter

You'll need to contact him before then, Birch...y'know, to work out the Connections. :P

Online Birchleaf

Oops, I meant finalized profile.

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I'll have it up later tonight or early tomorrow; the past few days have been surprisingly busy, but I've got a weekend more or less off.

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Please send me the Accepted Bio; so I can maintain control of edits, and take down bios of players that have gone inactive or left, I post all the bios in the Character Thread. P&Q!

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Naturally -- apologies for any confusion due to my wording.

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No problems :-)

Offline Selenity Rose

Are you still accepting characters for this? I would love to propose one :)

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Far as I know yes we are madam.

Offline Selenity Rose

NAME: Selenity Dawn Lawrence

AGE: 18, Sept. 11th Bday.

SEX: Female

APPEARANCE: Slender hourglass figure. 5'3

Face Claim Miss Mosh


ORIENTATION: Heterosexual

RELATIONSHIP STATUS: Single/Polyamorous (open to switching to dating if I get that far)

TYPE: Pretty Theater Group/School Choir Girl.

POWER THEME: Plant Control.

Selenity is able to control plants within a minimum of a ten feet radius around her up to a mile. She can cause them to grow at a faster rate, reverse decaying of plants, and as a personal benefit reverse the UV rays of the sun so that they do not burn her. A cosmetic effect really. She can do some slight manipulation of plants so far the most she's been able to do is have a vine stretch across to trip someone and a weeping willow hit the ass of a guy that was catcalling her but that was explainable enough by the wind. Plants benefit from simply being in her presence and if it is a dying plant, should she spend at least 30 minutes near it, it will begin reversing the decaying/dying process. (Restoring a plant by presence alone will take a full weeks time of 30mins to an hour exposure to her.


CHARACTER FLAW:
Personal:
Ice Queen:: People only want you if you're beautiful, powerful, or rich. If you let them they will take advantage of you so in order to protect herself she tends to put distance between herself and others. This offers her a mysterious presence at times.

Condescending:: Selenity has a way of speaking that may suggest that she thinks she is better than you. Despite that not being her actual thoughts.

Overcommitted:: Perhaps to make up for her manner of speaking she has a hard time saying no to her friends and those she looks up to. If they ask her to do something she will almost always say yes and then scramble to make it happen. This has led to her sometimes forgetting something and causing her to have to cancel at the last minute. If she hasn't even written it down she may just not show up.

Soft Hearted:: Despite her ice queen persona she is a rather soft hearted person. This gets her into a lot of trouble. A kitten, animal, or child is in danger? Help them! Oh no those kids over there look really down and that group over there just bullied them? Jump to conclusions and retaliate on the definite bullies indirectly. (Meanwhile, those kids had actually instigated the whole thing and are looking down because it just backfired on them.)

Power:
Sunlight:: Selenity must spend a minimum of 4-8 hours a day in the sunlight. Otherwise, she will get tired and lethargic. This has her going for the window seat almost at all times to make sure she gets the full hours. If only 4 hours she can basically get through the day but any use of her powers will have her tiring quickly. To have enough with slight power usage she will need to be at that six-hour mark. For heavy power usage 8 hours or more. Should she get 12 hours or more she is able to have energy in reserve. Should she get to that point

Battery:: The sunlight Selenity consumes powers not only her powers but also herself. If she uses her powers to frequently or has not gotten her minimum 4 to 8 hours of sunlight, she will find herself becoming lethargic or continued overuse of her powers will have her pass out. If she pushes herself too far she could die.

Rapid Growth:: With some focus, she can cause plants to grow slightly faster. She has to really concentrate and either be looking at them or physically touching them. For example, staring at a venus fly trap to have it grow larger or standing on someone's yard to make the grass go overgrown.

Reverse Decay:: Selenity can heal plants, or reverse the decaying process to have them last longer. In a way, she can renew them. On the other side of this power, she can take the health of a plant and use it to heal. Proportionate to the plant. For example most small to medium plants she would be able to heal minor cuts, bruises, scratches, and scrapes. Anything more than this is currently beyond her capabilities and she may never be able to do more than this.


BIOGRAPHY:
Selenity is the only child of her parents. All of the expectations they have for her she is expected to meet and succeed. Her mother was a dancer who's career ended early due to an accident. Her father a former ambassador now turned businessman due to a small scandal that was quietly covered up. Sel took well to the pageants her mother brought her to and she quickly learned that women were not to be trusted. They would smile to you and say one thing and then they would do another. The pageant circuit was strict and always in motion so at first Selenity was home schooled. Something she didn't really enjoy however to make up for it, her mother had her in a dance class as well to get socialization. A budding friendship she had with a girl from dance had her begging to also take the martial arts class her filipino friend did. Having found out that she was only doing dance to keep herself flexible for her martial arts class.

Wanting to encourage a friendship, and her father thought it would be a good idea for her to know how to defend herself just in case, they agreed. From childhood through middle school Selenity and Tailia were inseparable. Starting high school Selenity felt as if her best friend was drifting from her as Selenity was still homeschooled but she had competitions, pageants, modeling, and by this point local theater that kept her busy. Not to mention private tutors for singing, an actual etiquette tutor, and making appearances to charity events with her mother and playing the dutiful daughter to her parents.

After some time it seemed like she was becoming withdrawn despite her success and their therapist suggested after she had a tearful session about losing her only friend, that her parents might consider enrolling her into the same school and that it could be good for her. Her parents said they would consider it but it wasn't until her agency suggested that it might give her a better depth to be able to realistically portray some of the roles that they were hoping to have her audition for that they agreed. Ecstatic she picked her friend's school and joined it junior year, transferring in at the start of the school year. At the end of Junior year she was on a field trip with the Botany Club to a botanical garden where they were also meeting with a botanist that was experimenting with hybrids and attempting to create a 'true' black rose. While they were in the lab a crazed eco-terrorist had set some of the generators with explosives. Most had gotten out of the lab when Selenity realized her best friend was still inside and trapped. She rushed right back in amidst the confusion. Getting further exposed to the chemical compounds that had been released. By the time she'd reached Talia she was unconscious and Selenity had to fireman carry her friend out only to fall short and also succumb to the fumes. When she awoke she was in the hospital and informed that firemen had arrived not too far long after and gotten the pair of them out. Talia was in a coma and remains in one to this day. Selenity blames herself that she hadn't made sure Talia was with her from the start.

Now that she's starting her senior year she refuses to get close to anyone else and remains aloof.

Miscellaneous:
Modeling for H&M clothing line. (Occasional)
Theater/School plays
Show Choir/Singing/Dance
Botany Club
Martial Arts:: Filipino Escrima
MMO Gaming (secret)

THEME SONG: Wicked Games (Corey Taylor Cover)

Writing Prompt One: It's the day of the big exam. Whether your character revised or not is up to you, but it's on the subject that your character hates. Guide us through his or her experience leading up to and during the exam.

History. American History. She was never going to use this on demand. If anything she would be more likely to research a role. Hadn't she tested out of this subject? Why did she have to take it still. She knew the answer to that. It was one of those stupid no child left behind required courses. Oh she'd pass it, she'd studied it for her whole life. Her Father of all people had made sure she knew this subject backwards and forwards. Maybe that's why she hated it so much. She could remember the look of disappointment still when a seven-year-old Selenity had gotten her first test printout where she'd gotten a 9 out of 10. He'd looked at it and zeroed in on the answer she'd gotten wrong and said, "Tell me, oh daughter of mine, how a daughter of mine got that the date of the Gettysburg address was on November 18, 1963?"

She'd looked to her father confused as he leaned forward and said, "I want you to go and write lines on November 19th, 1863 and give me an essay on why that date is important and how are you going to remind yourself of it from now on."

Selenity realized her mistake then, a simple transposing of numbers, yet she still had Abe, a teddy bear that was on her bed with a ribbon that said Gettysburg address November 19th 1863 and it's fur was white with black scrolling letters. An excerpt of the Gettysburg address. She was brought out of her thoughts as the test paper was placed in front of her. The word given to flip over their papers and begin and the first question brought a smirk to her lips, "Who gave the Gettysburg Address and on what date?"

Her head bowed, hair curtaining as she focused on her test paper. The answers flowing well enough. A glance up as she gazed outside of the room and then went back to the first question as she hovered. She could change the date... instead, she wrote at the bottom of her answer three additional lines.All three read: The Gettysburg address was not given on November 18th, 1963.


Writing Prompt Two: This is it! The night of the big date with your big crush! The first one, in fact! How does the character prepare? How do they react? Show us some of the emotions running through their head.

"Wear something casual... like how casual does he mean? Did he really mean this as a date? What if he's expecting it just to be a hang out as friends type thing?" Selenity muttered as she went through her clothing rack.

A pair of jeans was the only thing selected so far. Dark wash, flared bootcut, non-decorative. There were decorative ones with lace and rhinestones in her closet as well but well... he'd said casual? What if he wanted to go and do something active? Thus her conundrum on a shirt. Should she go with a nice top or one that would allow for a nice range of movement? That was the problem with not having a set thing in mind paired with 'it's a surprise' date.

"I still don't even know if this is a date or a let's hang out as friends type thing." Selenity grumbles as she finally just grabs a plain camisole top to wear beneath one of her nice tops.

"Why did I say yes?" Selenity thought as she moved from her walk in closet to her vanity. Yet she knew the answer to that too. "Because you're hoping he's finally noticed you. The real you."

Shaking her head, as the outfit is laid out on the bed, lingerie as well, ivory lacey stuff. These were for her, to feel pretty and perhaps slightly wishful thinking. Outfit laid out it was time to do hair and make-up. This part was easy, muted tones for a more natural look. The primer, foundation, and conceal are applied with a practiced hand. Eyeliner is simple outlines to have her eyes pop since she was foregoing the eye shadow. Waterproof mascara. That was important just in case it turned out to be a date near water. Heck, she had a swimsuit in the inner pocket of her bag for that contingency as well. Hair was going to be the hard decision. Her robe is dropped as she looks at her reflection... what should she do with her hair that was still soft and feminine but appropriate for casual? A hair magazine was opened and flipped through, she'd bought it from one of the salons she'd gone to with her mother, and that's when inspiration struck. The Gibson tuck style required you to pull it into a bit of a ponytail before tucking it in. She could do that! Then take a couple of loose curls and wrap it around either side... yes that would look quite nice and she could put her outfit on without wrecking the hair style.

With a pleased look on her face, she finished the rest of the motions. Doing her hair as she sang one of her favorite numbers. The song of Mary Magdelena from the musical, 'I don't know how to love him.'

By the end of the song she was dressed and ready to go. Eyeliner, mascara, lip gloss, chapstick, and contact solution with a backup pair of contacts in the cosmetic bag then her wallet and mini first aid kit into the purse, after checking suit and goggles and cap were all in and she was ready to go. A pair of flats tossed into the bag as an afterthought before putting her combat boots on. Shined to perfection and a kiss pressed to her fingers and those to the aphrodite statue by her door. Here she went, there was no looking back now.


Writing Prompt Three: Choose any situation or prompt you wish; this is your chance to select your own Prompt and go wild with your imagination. Basically, this is the one where we want you to show off your creativity and all of your writing ability. :-)

Selenity was starting to hate the hospital. Here she was at Talia's hospital room, holding the hand of her best friend, her only close female friend. It wasn't fair. They were finally in the same school and... why hadn't she made sure Talia was with her when they were running. Why was she still asleep. It wasn't fair. Tears slipped down Selenity's face as she bowed her head and kissed the hand of her friend before looking to her sleeping face.

"You're never going to catch up if you don't wake up soon. We're supposed to go to Princeton or Harvard together. Stanford if we don't get in at the other two. We were going to change the world together. Brawn and Beauty with a little bit of nerd for flavoring." Selenity whispered, "Teacher is pushing all of us really hard. He wants me to fight in your place for the competition this year. I said that wouldn't be necessary because you're going to wake up. Don't make a liar out of me."

Another tear went down her face as she sniffled, "I made you another discbound book, well another few I should say. I assumed you'd take the same electives as me so now in your little library shelf, you have this years course notes and syllabuses as well. I'm trying out a creative writing course. You love writing right? I'm not you but I'm writing a story. Don't tell anyone but it's about me and you as our guild characters taking on the world. You have to read it before I turn it in okay? Tell me how wrong I have your character and give the fighting scenes some pizazz."

"Ehem..." A male voice sounded behind her.

Selenity turned around to see Talia's parents and she dried her tears before letting go of Talia's hand. She nodded her head to them before looking back to Talia, "It's time for me to go to school. I'll see you again tomorrow. I'm going to borrow your bathroom okay?"

As she stood to rise she felt Talia's mom pat her on the back and give her a hug while Talia's dad took the seat on the other side of the bed.

"I'll be with her all day today. Talia's sister will be coming this afternoon. Stop by if you can. She's been missing her big sister and she looks to you as a stand in." Talia's mom murmured.

"Of course. I'll leave study hall early." Selenity replied, adding a reminder into her phone immediately.

A quick stop into the bathroom and her make-up was done to perfection and then it was out the door and down that long sterile hallway. Thoughts of later the day running through her mind. "Maybe I should just skip study hall entirely. Stop and get Leia another unicorn thing. I did see a unicorn horn necklace at the mall at that goth store's window display. I think she'd like that."
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Online Vergil TannerTopic starter

Ooooh, nice! We used to have a Plant Controller, but she left a while ago. I like the looks of her, so lets go through quickly!


Selenity is able to control plants within a minimum of a ten feet radius around her up to a mile. She can cause them to grow at a faster rate, reverse decaying of plants, and as a personal benefit reverse the UV rays of the sun so that they do not burn her.

Ok, so, how does Plant Control match up with UV manipulation? And since this is a Day One game, maybe start her at a lower level and have her build up to her Max Potential. Y'know, have her struggle to manipulate a plant from a couple of feet away at first and build up. :-)


Plants benefit from simply being in her presence and if it is a dying plant, should she spend at least 30 minutes near it, it will begin reversing the decaying/dying process. (Restoring a plant by presence alone will take a full weeks time of 30mins to an hour exposure to her.

Can she bring back dead plants?


Ice Queen:: People only want you if you're beautiful, powerful, or rich. If you let them they will take advantage of you so in order to protect herself she tends to put distance between herself and others. This offers her a mysterious presence at times.

If she's an Ice Queen, then how do you see her getting involved in the social aspect of the game? Are there people she's warmer towards?


Overcommitted:: Perhaps to make up for her manner of speaking she has a hard time saying no to her friends and those she looks up to. If they ask her to do something she will almost always say yes and then scramble to make it happen. This has led to her sometimes forgetting something and causing her to have to cancel at the last minute. If she hasn't even written it down she may just not show up.

So how does one get past her Ice Queen demeanour to become her friend? What criteria does she have for getting along with people?



Those are the main things for now, and once you've answered those questions, I'll go a little more in depth :-)

ALSO:

Can you get me a Writing Prompt ASAP please? Ta! :D

Offline Selenity Rose

I'm excited to join this (hopefully). I'm still working on the prompts but thought I'd post this so far. I will remove WIP from the prompts as they are completed.

Ok, so, how does Plant Control match up with UV manipulation? And since this is a Day One game, maybe start her at a lower level and have her build up to her Max Potential. Y'know, have her struggle to manipulate a plant from a couple of feet away at first and build up. :-)

I was going for a bit of a photosynthesis thing with the UV manipulation. I wasn't quite sure how to explain it. It isn't a major thing for the character concept and I'm fine with dropping it in case someone else wants to use it. And aye for the day one at first thing definitely can start with within a couple of feet. In my mind the plants in her presence thing was how she was going to first discover/realize.

Can she bring back dead plants?

Not at first... i think maybe in time she could but at first there needs to at least be some little spark of life in the plant for the reversing process to initiate.

If she's an Ice Queen, then how do you see her getting involved in the social aspect of the game? Are there people she's warmer towards?

She is aloof yet she does gravitate towards hanging out around people as at heart/subconsciously she doesn't really want to be alone. Crowds she's most likely to sit near: Cheerleaders, any of the pageant girls, theater kids, or other rich kids. With theater kids and ironically the rich kids she seems to be the most genuine around, she loves theater and singing and is more than likely to join in on an impromptu performance. With other rich kids it's more of a camaraderie thing. Often times just silently sitting with someone as a I see you, i understand the expectations on you. She tends to tolerate the ones that wield their privilege around freely and is more likely to gravitate towards those that don't. Double points to those that actively try to help someone freely. Cheerleaders and pageant girls there is usually a polite smile/facade present.

So how does one get past her Ice Queen demeanour to become her friend? What criteria does she have for getting along with people?
Persistence in hanging around her. She is also more likely to respond well to those that seem more selfless than selfish. Those with martial arts training are likely to earn her respect as she understands the discipline that takes. Depending on their style she may want to spar. Honesty will earn big points, doubly so if they have to admit they were in the wrong or were wrong about something as she understands how hard that is to do. A love for theater or conversations about a musical or a play are good ice breakers.


As an ooc note:: I thought I'd try not being a complete social butterfly. Almost always I end up playing those types so will do my best to kind of even her out eventually. I admit I may have gone for an opposite extreme of my normal type.

Writing Prompt One: It's the day of the big exam. Whether your character revised or not is up to you, but it's on the subject that your character hates. Guide us through his or her experience leading up to and during the exam.

History. American History. She was never going to use this on demand. If anything she would be more likely to research a role. Hadn't she tested out of this subject? Why did she have to take it still. She knew the answer to that. It was one of those stupid no child left behind required courses. Oh she'd pass it, she'd studied it for her whole life. Her Father of all people had made sure she knew this subject backwards and forwards. Maybe that's why she hated it so much. She could remember the look of disappointment still when a seven-year-old Selenity had gotten her first test printout where she'd gotten a 9 out of 10. He'd looked at it and zeroed in on the answer she'd gotten wrong and said, "Tell me, oh daughter of mine, how a daughter of mine got that the date of the Gettysburg address was on November 18, 1963?"

She'd looked to her father confused as he leaned forward and said, "I want you to go and write lines on November 19th, 1863 and give me an essay on why that date is important and how are you going to remind yourself of it from now on."

Selenity realized her mistake then, a simple transposing of numbers, yet she still had Abe, a teddy bear that was on her bed with a ribbon that said Gettysburg address November 19th 1863 and it's fur was white with black scrolling letters. An excerpt of the Gettysburg address. She was brought out of her thoughts as the test paper was placed in front of her. The word given to flip over their papers and begin and the first question brought a smirk to her lips, "Who gave the Gettysburg Address and on what date?"

Her head bowed, hair curtaining as she focused on her test paper. The answers flowing well enough. A glance up as she gazed outside of the room and then went back to the first question as she hovered. She could change the date... instead, she wrote at the bottom of her answer three additional lines.All three read: The Gettysburg address was not given on November 18th, 1963.


Writing Prompt Two: This is it! The night of the big date with your big crush! The first one, in fact! How does the character prepare? How do they react? Show us some of the emotions running through their head.

"Wear something casual... like how casual does he mean? Did he really mean this as a date? What if he's expecting it just to be a hang out as friends type thing?" Selenity muttered as she went through her clothing rack.

A pair of jeans was the only thing selected so far. Dark wash, flared bootcut, non-decorative. There were decorative ones with lace and rhinestones in her closet as well but well... he'd said casual? What if he wanted to go and do something active? Thus her conundrum on a shirt. Should she go with a nice top or one that would allow for a nice range of movement? That was the problem with not having a set thing in mind paired with 'it's a surprise' date.

"I still don't even know if this is a date or a let's hang out as friends type thing." Selenity grumbles as she finally just grabs a plain camisole top to wear beneath one of her nice tops.

"Why did I say yes?" Selenity thought as she moved from her walk in closet to her vanity. Yet she knew the answer to that too. "Because you're hoping he's finally noticed you. The real you."

Shaking her head, as the outfit is laid out on the bed, lingerie as well, ivory lacey stuff. These were for her, to feel pretty and perhaps slightly wishful thinking. Outfit laid out it was time to do hair and make-up. This part was easy, muted tones for a more natural look. The primer, foundation, and conceal are applied with a practiced hand. Eyeliner is simple outlines to have her eyes pop since she was foregoing the eye shadow. Waterproof mascara. That was important just in case it turned out to be a date near water. Heck, she had a swimsuit in the inner pocket of her bag for that contingency as well. Hair was going to be the hard decision. Her robe is dropped as she looks at her reflection... what should she do with her hair that was still soft and feminine but appropriate for casual? A hair magazine was opened and flipped through, she'd bought it from one of the salons she'd gone to with her mother, and that's when inspiration struck. The Gibson tuck style required you to pull it into a bit of a ponytail before tucking it in. She could do that! Then take a couple of loose curls and wrap it around either side... yes that would look quite nice and she could put her outfit on without wrecking the hair style.

With a pleased look on her face, she finished the rest of the motions. Doing her hair as she sang one of her favorite numbers. The song of Mary Magdelena from the musical, 'I don't know how to love him.'

By the end of the song she was dressed and ready to go. Eyeliner, mascara, lip gloss, chapstick, and contact solution with a backup pair of contacts in the cosmetic bag then her wallet and mini first aid kit into the purse, after checking suit and goggles and cap were all in and she was ready to go. A pair of flats tossed into the bag as an afterthought before putting her combat boots on. Shined to perfection and a kiss pressed to her fingers and those to the aphrodite statue by her door. Here she went, there was no looking back now.


WIP---Writing Prompt Three: Choose any situation or prompt you wish; this is your chance to select your own Prompt and go wild with your imagination. Basically, this is the one where we want you to show off your creativity and all of your writing ability. :-)

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I'm excited to join this (hopefully). I'm still working on the prompts but thought I'd post this so far. I will remove WIP from the prompts as they are completed.

No problem! Just give me a prod when they're done :D


I was going for a bit of a photosynthesis thing with the UV manipulation. I wasn't quite sure how to explain it. It isn't a major thing for the character concept and I'm fine with dropping it in case someone else wants to use it. And aye for the day one at first thing definitely can start with within a couple of feet. In my mind the plants in her presence thing was how she was going to first discover/realize.

I can see the photosynthesis thing as an eventual evolution of her powers, but not for a while; like, a Mastery Level passive rather than a Day One thing. :-)


Not at first... i think maybe in time she could but at first there needs to at least be some little spark of life in the plant for the reversing process to initiate.

So the plant needs to be only mostly dead?
[Cookie if you get the reference]
But yeah, sounds fair! :D


She is aloof yet she does gravitate towards hanging out around people as at heart/subconsciously she doesn't really want to be alone. Crowds she's most likely to sit near: Cheerleaders, any of the pageant girls, theater kids, or other rich kids. With theater kids and ironically the rich kids she seems to be the most genuine around, she loves theater and singing and is more than likely to join in on an impromptu performance. With other rich kids it's more of a camaraderie thing. Often times just silently sitting with someone as a I see you, i understand the expectations on you. She tends to tolerate the ones that wield their privilege around freely and is more likely to gravitate towards those that don't. Double points to those that actively try to help someone freely. Cheerleaders and pageant girls there is usually a polite smile/facade present.

Just you see, Grace will melt that facade. :P But yeah, that sounds reasonable. So you just hang out with her and she defrosts over time...I don't see an issue there :D

 
Persistence in hanging around her. She is also more likely to respond well to those that seem more selfless than selfish. Those with martial arts training are likely to earn her respect as she understands the discipline that takes. Depending on their style she may want to spar. Honesty will earn big points, doubly so if they have to admit they were in the wrong or were wrong about something as she understands how hard that is to do. A love for theater or conversations about a musical or a play are good ice breakers.

Hmmm, ok. So, in the current cast, who do you see who she might hang out with or have a particular affinity for? Who is she likely to gravitate towards?


As an ooc note:: I thought I'd try not being a complete social butterfly. Almost always I end up playing those types so will do my best to kind of even her out eventually. I admit I may have gone for an opposite extreme of my normal type.

Nah, it's fine! It takes all types, after all! The important thing is you feeling involved. If you feel like you can properly interact with people with her, then she should be fine :D