The Coast of Swords
What is your Name?
What is your Quest?
Don’t know that I have a ‘quest’.
What is your Favorite Colour?
There’s a blue flower growing up in the mountains back home that I always liked. We called them dragon’s eyes.
Pick an adjective that describes you:
What is your favorite animal?
I like horses, always did.
What is your favorite food?
Cheese and mutton pie, like my wife used to make it…
What do you fear?
My maw used to tell me scary stories of dark magic when I was a lad, I still pray that I’ll never meet that.
What do you admire?
I always liked a person who could tell a good story.
What do you despise?
What is your greatest strength?
What is your greatest weakness?
My wife always told me I had to stop letting people take advantage of me.
What makes you emotional? (Pick any emotion)
Are you a leader or a follower sort of person?
I just do what comes natural.
Are you a virgin?
You’re not very bright, are you? I have…. I had children…
How old are you?
Not as old as Dirk, I think.
Where were you born?
West of the Mountain King.
What was your upbringing like?
I had a good life, my folks were good, decent people.
What’s the most beautiful place you’ve ever been?
The peaks of the mountains back home.
Have you ever been seriously hurt, physically or otherwise?
As much as most folk, I reckon.
Describe the greatest moment in your life so far:
The birth of my daughter… She was… She was my oldest.
Briefly describe a childhood memory:
The first time my father took my up the mountain comes to mind. He showed me where the Mountain King lived.
What is most important in a friend?
What people (if any, you lone wolf people you) are very important to you?
Mostly Dirk, these days.
Have you ever truly loved someone?
You’ve never had a family, have you?
Have you ever truly hated someone?
You’ve clearly never lost a family.
Have you ever been truly lonely?
Only very briefly, after the kobolds…
Whose company did you prefer, your mother or your father? Why?
I’d give anything just to talk to either of them again. Just once…
What do you think about the opposite sex?
To whom, if any, do you swear allegiance and loyalty?
Very fancy words, those, but Dirk, the Mountain King and the memory of my family, I suppose.
Where, if anywhere, would you feel comfortable and at home?
They say home is where the heart is. I don’t know where home is anymore…
Religion & Philosophy:
What do you think of religion?
Not much to think about, it is what it is.
What do you think of magic/sorcery?
I’m glad I’ve never had to encounter it.
Are there any Gods or Spirits especially important to you?
The Mountain King, of course.
Are there any ceremonies or rituals especially important to you?
Again, very fancy words. I talk to the Mountain King when I can, ask him to keep an eye out and such.
What do you think of when you look at the stars?
I think my family is up there somewhere, keeping an eye on me.
For Fightin’ Types:
Who trained you in the Art of War, and why?
Dirk did his best, I suppose.
Why do you use your weapon of choice?
It’s handy, and most of the time I don’t have to.
Have you ever killed anyone?
Only them that forced me to.
Do you enjoy combat, or do you fight only when there is a cause?
Only a fool fights for no reason.
How much do you exercise? In what ways?
I live an active life, always have.
For Smooth Talkers:
Do you feel bad about lying?
Depends on what it’s about I guess.
What sort of people are interesting to talk to?
Never much considered it, really.
Do you like talking about yourself?
Not much to say, really.
Are you a good listener, or are people only swayed when you do the talking?
I like listening.
Have you ever regretted convincing someone of something?
Nothing comes to mind.
Do you get stage-fright?
If you could have one wish, what would you wish for?
Like I said, you’ve clearly never lost family.
Do you play any instruments?
I can whistle?
Do you have any habits or quirks?
I’m sure my wife would have loved to answer that question…
Do you have any hobbies?
Everything I do is a hobby, now.
Is there anything you dream about doing?
My dreams are only ever about one thing.
Do you have any prejudices?
I can’t stand viking kobolds, but that’s about it.
Write down a random fact about yourself that you haven’t mentioned before:
Dirk tells me I snore? Is that interesting?