Character’s full name: Bruce Kirby Bearthorn
Character’s nickname: Papa Bear
Reason for nickname: He favors his Drustbear Form.
Theme: Inis Mona by Eluvettie
Art of character: None
Race: Kul Tiran Human
How old does he/she appear: Mid 30s
Weight: Heavy-set. Weight will shift depending on Form.
Body build: Large and bulky with muscle
Eye color: Brown
Glasses or contacts: Neither
Skin tone: Caucasian Average
Distinguishing marks: Scars across the left part of his lower face
Predominant features: His massive stature
Type of hair: Scraggly and black
Voice: Deep with a Kul Tiran accent
Overall attractiveness: He’d be seen as good looking by Kul Tiran standards
Physical disabilities: Unless needing to squeeze through doorways due to his stature is a disability, none.
Usual fashion of dress: Thornspeaker Attire or Kul Tiran Seafaring Attire
Favorite outfit: Thornspeaker Guardian Armor
Jewelry or accessories: A Drust Ring, Kul Tiran Ring, and Drust Charm Necklace.
Alignment: Lawful Neutral
Good personality traits: Protective, Strong-willed, Optimistic, Practical
Bad personality traits: Stubborn, Headstrong
Mood character is most often in: Relaxed
Sense of humor: Kul Tiran
Character’s greatest joy in life: A night time walk through a forest
Character’s greatest fear: The balance being destroyed beyond repair
Why? Rampant unchecked Life would destroy the world. Rampant unchecked Death will also destroy the world.
What single event would most throw this character’s life into complete turmoil? The Thornspeakers being destroyed or the full return of Gorak Tul.
Character is most at ease when: In a forest or a tavern
Most ill at ease when: In combat or sensing something foul amidst
Enraged when: Lost in combat or the weak are being walked all over.
Depressed or sad when: He is too late to a scene and someone is badly injured. Late as in, he was out doing something and only found out about the attack/incident when he returned somewhere.
Life philosophy: The cycle of Life and Death is a sacred one and must be maintained.
Character’s soft spot: Dogs. Bruce loves dogs.
Is this soft spot obvious to others? Not typically.
Greatest strength: Being an absolute physical unit of a tank. That Vrykul blood be crazy.
Greatest vulnerability or weakness: Outside of Drust magic, Bruce isn’t the most mystically inclined or sharp, or quick-witted. He definitely relies on his physical strength to compensate for his lack of mental strength. Not to say he’s stupid or dull, just a not as versed as he could be.
Biggest regret: Not returning to Boralus and reconnecting with society sooner than he did.
Minor regret: Not going into the caster side of his powers more than he did.
Biggest accomplishment: Driving back the Hearthsbane Coven and Gorak Tul in recent times.
Minor accomplishment: Getting his Merchant’s License
Past failures he/she would be embarrassed to have people know about: Not typically, Bruce is a fairly open-book kind of guy.
Character’s darkest secret: What he had to do to regain his strength after being saved by the Thornspeakers.
Drives and motivations: Preventing another Gorak Tul from rising to power and keeping Azeroth and it’s denizens safe.
Immediate goals: Learn more about the world and people he works to defend.
Long term goals: Maintain the delicate balance and cycle.
How the character plans to accomplish these goals: Traveling the world, making new allies, learning more than what he could have learned at Gol Koval.
Hometown: Oakenguard, Tiragarde Sound
Type of childhood: Pretty average for a Kul Tiran. Say for a couple of Hag attacks, Quillboars, and Sirens.
Pets: A Labrador Puppy
First memory: His father teaching him how to fish.
Most important childhood memory: Wandering too far down the shoreline and being saved from a Siren by a Thornspeaker Druststalker, but not knowing what it was he saw save him until much later in his adult life.
Why? This memory instilled his fascination with the creatures and people of Drustvar, eventually leading him to move there.
Current location: A Burrow in Gol Koval and dorm on SWU Campus to ease commute times
Currently living with: Gol Koval: Fellow Thornspeakers | Campus: No roommate
Pets: A Wickerpup
Religion: Thornspeaker Druid
Occupation: Thornspeaker Guardian | Witch Hunter | SWU Security Bear
Mother: Isabella Oaksail
Relationship with her: Decent. She is kind of salty that he waited so long to return and let everyone think he was dead.
Father: Elric Oaksail
Relationship with him: About the same as his mother, only he’s more understanding of why he did what he did.
Siblings: Bradley Oakensail
Relationship with them: Bad, was one of the Stormsong Loyalist Tidesages. Became a K’thir and escaped death from the Storm’s Wake. Last seen heading into the seas.
Other important family members: Cousins that were Kul tiran privateers. One died to Irontide Pirates in Freehold. Other died during Naz’jatar.
Least favorite color: Yellow
Music: Sea Shanty
Literature: Mythology and Legends
Form of entertainment: Brawling
Mode of transportation: Flying as a Drustwing
Most prized possession: His Drustcharm Necklace
Favorite Holiday: Harvest Festival and Brewfest
Least favorite Holiday: Love Is In The Air
Favorite Season: Fall
Least favorite Season: Summer
Hobbies: Writing, Adventuring, Leatherworking, Herbalism, Stargazing
Plays a musical instrument? Nope
How he/she would spend a rainy day: Inside writing
Spending habits: Almost non-existent outside the necessities.
Other drugs: None
What does he/she do too much of? Stargazing
What does he/she do too little of? Writing
Extremely skilled at: Taking damage for others in combat
Extremely unskilled at: Evasion.
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