- November 8th, 2010
THE CHARACTER RESUME
CURRENT NAME OF CHARACTER:
CITY AND STATE/COUNTRY OF RESIDENCE:
SanIDego, California, USA
DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH:
Always NY USA. Date changes. Corban is always around 30 years of age.
Early 30’s. Usually self imposed, or set on by his teacher/trainer.
SWORD(S) AND/OR OTHER WEAPONS:
Favors guns, but is trained in fencing.
Usually Misha, or David BenJedi
CURRENT WATCHER: n/a
Corban is over six feet and could be described as “lanky” but is deceptively well muscled. He is dark/olive complexion, and always marked by his prominent nose. Usually has longish hair, dark and wavy.
Usually Jewish Is also ancient fae – although thats still questionable.
PARENTS' NAMES AND OCCUPATIONS: Mother is usually Tikva BenJedi. Has been the ancient known as Mena. Father has been both Eros, and Misha benJedi.
OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS: Any Eros/ benJedi.
SPOUSE OR LOVER: Corban is a “player” and other then a few relationships with prominent underlings, no one would dare to try to “claim” him.
EDUCATION OF SUBJECT: Harvard business degree, and usually a related degree in languages/romantic lit.
OCCUPATION/EMPLOYER: Usually the largest library in the area, or self employed.
STANDING IN THE COMMUNITY: Bottom rung, or top rung. Either student/librarian, or World leader. He moves up very quickly through manipulation, sex and careful planning.
JOB-RELATED SKILLS: Diplomat and well versed translator. Master seducer.
POLITICAL BELIEFS/AFFILIATIONS: Corban has extremely strong political leanings, that he usually hides. He firmly believes in “mortal rights” and the superiority of his species. He believes that war is absolutely unnecessary, and ruling with a strong hand, while the individual person should see themselves as part of a whole. Almost leaning into communism.
RELIGIOUS BELIEFS: Man is supreme, and every man, is less then he is.
HOBBIES/RECREATIONS: Romantic and gothic novels. He is an avid reader. He watches politics and the world around him critically, however. He also enjoys playing cards, and is usually a gracious loser.
PERSONAL QUALITIES (GOOD AND BAD): He tends to see the world through rose tinted glasses, and will always claim, that he just wants everybody, to love him. He isn’t Narcissist, but can be wildly co-dependent, once he has actually fallen in love. Has a cruel streak, that once tapped, is unsatable.
AMBITIONS: to have someone who loves him, and him alone. Or everybody to love him... and *Him* alone.
FEARS/ANXIETIES/HANGUPS: He despises being alone, but when he is, shows signs of agoraphobia; preferring dark, closed spaces. Doesnt trust any “organization” and has a perverse fondness for chaos – which he pushes as a regime once in power through his odd mix of communism and autocratic leadership styles.
INTELLIGENCE: Highly intelligent, but very bull headed and stubborn.
COMMON SENSE: very little understanding of what most people would attribute to common sense. He is a “romantic” who rules more by his instinct then by law.
SENSE OF HUMOR: mild. He tends to angst easily, wound deeply, and take most things at how he sees them.
MOST PAINFUL SETBACK/DISAPPOINTMENT: Usually what he sees as a betrayal by a lover, which is anything that he doesn’t agree with. Inevitable.
MOST INSTRUCTIVE/MEANINGFUL EXPERIENCE: Being very young, he usually sees and responds very quickly to friendship, and learned fast that a little bit of adoration is the most powerful way to get what he wants.
DEFINING MOMENT: as of this point, probably when the leader of his current people took him in as consort and advisor.
VALUES: love, above all other things. Privacy and quiet as well, mean a great deal to him.
TASTE IN FOOD AND DRINK: cheap American and fine French. Well prepared Italian. Doesnt like Mexican, or Chinese. Prefers to be vegetarian, but will eat meat – or get cravings for burgers, when human.
TASTE IN ART: Goya, Delacroix, Thomas Cole
TASTE IN MUSIC: Paganini, Lizt, modern gothic themes, Evanesence
TASTE IN BOOKS: Erotic and romantic poetry and novels.
TASTE IN MOVIES: War related dramas, shakesperian remakes.
TASTE IN DECOR: Velvet and lace and satin, rich dark colors. The vampire Lestat on a bad day.
TASTE IN CLOTHING Practical and simple. Likes a lot of pockets and comfortable, soft fabrics.
ATTITUDE TOWARD LIFE: the only thing I have to give is my heart, and I give it to everybody, with everything I have.
ATTITUDE TOWARD DEATH: Romanticises the idea of death to a great deal. Imagines dying dramatically in his lovers grasp – regularly.
PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE (IN ONE PHRASE): There is nothing, without love.