Character’s full name: Alarn Cloudbreaker
How old does he/she appear: Middle-aged
Weight: A little bit on the flabbier side
Height: Average for a dwarf
Body build: His body suggests a sedentary lifestyle
Shape of face: Beard shaped
Eye color: Hazel
Glasses or contacts: Occasionally a monocle when interrogating fine details on something
Skin tone: Bronzed
Predominant features: Big dwarven snoz, bald scalp and long braided, greying beard.
Hair color: Invisible
Type of hair: Absent
Voice: His voice is a little higher pitched than average and speaks common with a very mild dwarven accent.
Overall attractiveness: If you're into distinguished gentle-dwarves, he's ok.
Physical disabilities: Sub-optimal cardio fitness.
Usual fashion of dress: Neat, business-casual.
Favorite outfit: A silver-lined vest combined with a white silk business shirt.
Jewelry or accessories: Metal rings accompanying his braided beard, in the typical dwarven style.
Alignment: Lawful good.
Good personality traits: Conscientious, patient, passionate.
Bad personality traits: Easily distracted, prone to going off on tangents.
Mood character is most often in: Pleasant.
Sense of humor: Whimsical.
Character’s greatest joy in life: Building cool things with his own two hands, tied with teaching.
Character’s greatest fear: [TBA]
What single event would most throw this character’s life into complete turmoil? [TBA]
Character is most at ease when: Working.
Most ill at ease when: Dealing with bureaucrats who have more authority than intelligence and/or sense.
Enraged when: Dealing with stupid people in positions of power who willingly sacrifice the long term viability of their organization/project for short term, fleeting gains.
Depressed or sad when: Witnessing charismatic mega-fauna suffering.
Priorities: Teach, drink, contribute to the sum total of mortal knowledge, drink, build useful machines to solve problems, drink
Life philosophy: [TBA]
Character’s soft spot: [TBA]
Is this soft spot obvious to others? [TBA]
Greatest strength: Tenacity
Greatest vulnerability or weakness: Always second guessing himself, undervalues his own contributions.
Biggest regret: Being a lewd lout as a lad
Minor regret: Repeated failure sticking to a regular exercise routine.
Biggest accomplishment: Successfully chasing his dreams and finding work that he's passionate about.
Minor accomplishment: Something technical, related to his field. Something to do with Viscous-inviscid-interaction aerofoil boundary layer modelling.
Past failures he/she would be embarrassed to have people know about: [TBA]
Character’s darkest secret: [TBA]
Does anyone else know? [TBA]
Drives and motivations: Driven by curiosity, stubbornness and an insatiable hunger to push the boundaries of his knowledge.
Immediate goals: To do a damn good job teaching!
Long term goals: To inspire the next generation of engineers and continue contributing to the sum total of mortal knowledge.
How the character plans to accomplish these goals: My teaching, conducting research and supervising doctoral students.
How other characters will be affected:
They might learn something.
Hometown: Thelsamar, Loch Modan
Type of childhood: Unremarkable
First memory: [TBA]
Most important childhood memory: [TBA]
Current location: Stormwind
Currently living with: Himself
Color: Sky blue
Least favorite color: Flamingo pink
Music: Is not particular
Food: Beer blasted boar ribs
Literature: Anything that furthers his understanding of a topic that intrigues him
Form of entertainment: Exploring examples of mortal ingenuity.
Mode of transportation: Flight
Most prized possession: His home-built auto-gyro
Plays a musical instrument? No.
Plays a sport: No.
How he/she would spend a rainy day: Drinking and being merry or indoors and working on something that interests him.
Spending habits: Frugal, for the most part.
Drinks: He is a dwarf.
What does he/she do too much of? Eating, drinking, sitting down.
What does he/she do too little of? Exercise.
Extremely skilled at: Engineering.
Extremely unskilled at: Appreciating art.
Nervous tics: Clicks his fingers repeatedly when inspired.
Usual body posture: Relaxed.
Peculiarities: Is prone to getting distracted and staring off into space contemplatively, at inappropriate times.
Optimist or pessimist: Optimist
Introvert or extrovert: Introvert
Daredevil or cautious? Cautious
Logical or emotional: Logical
Disorderly and messy or methodical and neat: Methodical and neat
Prefers working or relaxing: Working
Confident or unsure of himself/herself: Unsure
Animal lover: Yes
Relationships with others
Opinion of other people in general: Varied, tends towards seeing the best in people.
Does the character hide his/her true opinions and emotions from others: Yes
Person character most hates: [TBA]
Best friend(s): An unnamed dwarf engineer.
Love interest(s): His career.
Person character goes to for advice: Too stubborn to ask for advice unless it's to do with a technical problem, then he approaches a relevant expert.
Person character feels responsible for or takes care of: His students
Person character feels shy or awkward around: [TBA]
Person character openly admires: The professor who supervised his PhD.
Person character secretly admires: [TBA]
Most important person in character’s life before story starts: [TBA]
After story starts: [TBA]