Character’s full name: Thallea Smith
Character’s nickname: Tala
Reason for nickname: Thallea is just too many syllables.
How old does he/she appear: 22
Body build: In shape but on the thinner side.
Shape of face: Round and soft.
Eye color: Dark gray
Skin tone: Pale
Distinguishing marks: Freckles litter her face. Her left eye is dull and hazy with an almost impossible to see slice through it.
Predominant features: Dramatic hair styles and many piercings. Specifically her large gauges filled with black plugs and feather hanging earrings.
Hair color: Platinum blonde with dark roots.
Type of hair: Straight.
Hairstyle: Generally worn in two buns with large bangs and the rest of her hair straight. Her bangs cover her left eye and feathered layers fame her face.
Voice: Nothing special, just an average feminine voice.
Overall attractiveness: Rather attractive, if you can get past her unusual eye.
Physical disabilities: Limited eyesight out her left eye.
Usual fashion of dress: Fancy shirt and pants. Generally preferring clothes that are tight but with flowing sleeves and ankles.
Favorite outfit: A purple shirt with flared sleeves and matching pants with tall dramatic boots.
Jewelry or accessories: At social events, she often wears colorful feather earrings hanging from her gauges and many different earrings sprinkled across her ear. Most notable an industrial piercing on her left ear.
Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
Good personality traits: Carefree, excitable and flexible.
Bad personality traits: Procrastination, struggles to let stuff go and terribly nosey.
Mood character is most often in: Cheerful, Thallea basically always has a smile on her face. Whether this happiness is forced or not, she always tries to stay in high spirits.
Sense of humor: Thallea will basically laugh at anything, though, she finds her own jokes to be the funniest. A joke where everyone else is laughing is her favorite kind of joke.
Character’s greatest joy in life: Making someone laugh.
Character’s greatest fear: Wasting her life, having never done anything worth being proud of.
Why? Haunted by the memory of her brother, she feels guilty for surviving. She has to find reason in why she is alive and make it be something he would be proud of her for.
What single event would most throw this character’s life into complete turmoil? Losing the connection with her brother. Never seeing him again is one of her biggest fears.
Character is most at ease when: Sketching or talking with her brother.
Most ill at ease when: She can’t sleep at night, spending the whole night anxiously worrying about the future and the time she'll never get back.
Depressed or sad when: Thinking about the past or her time on the streets of Stormwind.
Priorities: Keeping herself alive and sane.
Life philosophy: Just as the sun rose, it too will set. All days come to and end and tomorrow is always a new start.
Why? Thallea has replaced her old philosophy of only look out for number one, to one that gives her hope for the future. She believes if she keeps saying it, change will come.
Character’s soft spot: Those who struggle to move past mistakes they've made in the past. And animals.
Is this soft spot obvious to others? She disguises it as being nosey but it can be very obvious by how attached she becomes to someone based on relating to them in that way. Her love of animals, however, is very obvious.
Greatest strength: Her ability to hold her head high even when she is depressed or very stressed.
Greatest vulnerability or weakness: Her past.
Biggest regret: Not dying with the rest of her family and wasting the time she was given.
Minor regret: Her makeup mugging slightly before an event and not noticing in time to fix it.
Biggest accomplishment: Surviving her time as a pickpocket on the streets and then in the merc group she joined.
Minor accomplishment: Perfecting the elusive art of symmetrical cat eye makeup.
Past failures he/she would be embarrassed to have people know about: Resorting to being a thief rather than searching for a real job.
Why? Thallea feels this life choice is one of her greatest failures and fears she will be ostracized if others came to know about it.
Character’s darkest secret: That she made a "living" by stealing and manipulating people.
Does anyone else know? No and she plans on keeping it that way.
Drives and motivations: Thallea is motivated by her want to make her brother proud.
Immediate goals: To become more sociable. Less anxious and uncomfortable around new people.
Long term goals: She strives to become someone worth being.
How the character plans to accomplish these goals: By putting her criminal past behind her and putting everything she has into her new job.
How other characters will be affected: They will notice her dedication to teaching and making new friends with her colleagues.
Type of childhood: Basic, she had a loving family and with animals all around her, she was rarely bored.
Pets: The family had some dogs and other small livestock.
First memory: Eating dinner with her family. It's a faint memory where all she remembers is how happy she felt.
Most important childhood memory: Spending time with her brother while he helped her draw flowers from their garden.
Why? She desperately holds onto memories of her brother, fearing soon she will even forget what his voice sounded like.
Current location: Stormwind.
Currently living with: No one.
Pets: Nope, but she really wants one, specifically a rabbit.
Religion: Thallea has never felt connected to any religion.
Occupation: Brand new hire as an art professor.
Finances: She basically lives "paycheck to paycheck" but has a small amount hidden away just in case her situation went south.
Mother and Father: Plumah Smith (Deceased) and Issuna Smith (Deceased)
Relationship with them: Thallea's parent were loving but often too busy with work to spend much time with her. She has little memories of them but hold them close to her heart.
Siblings: Lyraes Smith (Deceased)
Relationship with them: Thallea and Lyraes were very close, always by each other's side.
Color: Lavender Purple
Least favorite color: Dark brown.
Music: Basically all kinds. If it is fun to sing along to, Thallea is all about it.
Food: She tends to like hearty meals. Roast or some other meat, with a big hunk of bread and some boiled or steamed veggies.
Literature: She honestly hasn’t spent much time reading, only taking the time to finish a couple horror books.
Form of entertainment: Thallea does a good job of keeping herself entertained. She does this by finding new people and places to draw. She also enjoys just simply walking the land, lost in thought or conversing with Lyraes. She has, however, recently found great enjoyment in watching live performances.
Mode of transportation: Her own two feet.
Most prized possession: A pair of earrings that are now far too small for her ears. It is the only thing she still possesses from when she lived in her hometown.
Hobbies: Sketching and painting. She is also working to try and become a better singer and along with learning new skills.
Plays a musical instrument? Not yet, but she is working on learning how to play one.
Plays a sport: Nope.
How he/she would spend a rainy day: Chatting with friends, drinking something warm and sketching the damp trees.
Spending habits: Most of her money goes towards arts supplies and travel expenses. She doesn’t leave much to spend on herself though she does her best to make it look like the opposite.
Smokes: Will rarely smoke alone, but will while hanging out with a group of others who are.
Drinks: Not super regularly, probably just your average drink or two on the weekends to relax.
Other drugs: Not really.
What does he/she do too much of? Thallea spends too much time focusing on how she looks.
What does he/she do too little of? Thallea tends to put off her issues or distract herself rather than deal with things that stress her out.
Extremely skilled at: Activities that involve fine motor skills.
Extremely unskilled at: Social situations, she compensates by being loud and extra.
Nervous tics: Thallea is rarely standing still. Basically always fiddling with something or tapping her foot.
Usual body posture: Thallea keeps her head held high with rather good posture.
Peculiarities: Thallea tends to overreact or move in a dramatic fashion, often in the hopes for a laugh.
Optimist or pessimist: More of a realist with some pessimist outlooks on things.
Introvert or extrovert: Extrovert. As long as the group is made up of people she already knows.
Daredevil or cautious? Cautious but she isn't scared to try new thingsnjust as long as there are few consequences.
Logical or emotional: Emotional but she tries to not let them control her.
Disorderly and messy or methodical and neat: She believes in organized chaos. Her room is neat and orderly but her art and makeup supplies can be found everywhere with no seeming logic.
Prefers working or relaxing: Relaxing.
Confident or unsure of himself/herself: Fake it till you make it. Thallea tries to present herself as someone full of confidence though this is mostly just to cover how anxious she really is, especially when it comes to her art.
Animal lover: She has already met and petted every horse at the campus stable.
How he/she feels about himself/herself: Thallea is proud of herself for making it as far as she has but also can't shake a deep sense of regret in some of her life choices.
One word the character would use to describe self: Fake.
One paragraph description of how the character would describe self: Thallea would describe herself as mostly controlled chaos. Her mood, while in actuality fluctuates wildly, is made to always seem excited and energetic. She is uncomfortable with how two-faced she has become, but it is so ingrained in her very nature that she isn't sure if she will ever be able to tell the truth again.
What does the character consider his/her best personality trait? Her ability to laugh at anything.
What does the character consider his/her worst personality trait? Carelessness. She can be rather empty headed or obviously unaware of social cues.
What does the character consider his/her best physical characteristic? Her big, eye catching, round... Eye.
What does the character consider his/her worst physical characteristic? Her damaged eye.
How does the character think others perceive him/her: As a carefree soul, but somewhat aloof and clumsy.
What would the character most like to change about himself/herself: Thallea wishes how she presented herself from the outside was closer to how she actually felt.
Relationships with others
Opinion of other people in general: People can be terrible and are not to be trusted till she can judge their character.
Does the character hide his/her true opinions and emotions from others: Thallea does her best to but can get carried away by her emotions.
Person character most hates: Angriff Diebin. He was the leader of the mercenary group she became a part of before working at the school.
Best friend(s): Her brother. Having joined the school, however, she hopes to become closer with the other staff. Having already taken a liking to Maureen and Elvae.
Person character goes to for advice: Lyraes has always been the first person she comes to when something is troubling her.
Person character feels responsible for or takes care of: Only herself.
Person character feels shy or awkward around: Anyone she hasn't met before.
Person character secretly admires: Those who come from a similar background as her but have found their way into being respected in society.
Most important person in character’s life before story starts: Lyraes.
After story starts: She hasn't become close enough to anyone else to be important.