Age: 36 (although can pass for mid twenties)
Hair: Brown and Wavy, usually kept cropped short to the head due to the heat in Tear
Height: 5’ 10’’
Other physical attributes: Regardless of where he has been or what he has been doing, Moss can always seem to look neat, yet at home. He is of medium build, although his seems to possessive strength in his upper arms. He prefers wearing dark colored clothes when not performing and shuns amour of any kind. His boots are of the highest quality.
Gifts: Musical. His attention to detail seems to be excellent.
Personality: Moss makes a great first impression, being welcomed quickly and regarded as friendly and safe. He seems to be almost ‘intuitive’ to the mood of others and has a number of songs, jokes and anecdotes to improve any situation. He can keep his temper in check but always remembers those who slight him. People often remember him as a nice ‘normal’ guy but other details such as who he left with or what time or has anyone seen Gan since last night are always sketchy…
Power: None that he is aware of. He has had vivid dreams recently..
History: Moss was born in southern Salidar (or what
makes up current southern Salidar) and was a bright child. Although born to
common folk (His father was a horse farrier), he was
schooled with nobles of the area due to his quick intellect. He showed a
natural talent for music and was fascinated by the Gleeman that passed through
the village. Shortly after he turned 14, he left home (never looking back) to
become a Gleeman of his own right. He committed his first murder shortly after
and arrived in Tear with blood on his hands and a gleeman’s cloak on his back. With
an excellent memory and a strange ability to read people, Moss’s reputation as
a Gleeman quickly rose. He has performed for nobility as well as the common
folk. He is fascinated by the legends of the Third Age and constantly
researches more and more information. When questioned, he laughs and says that
he is working on a new song yet his research is always of a dark nature. He has
collected knowledge on the forsaken, the legends of light and Tarmon Gai’don.
His famous epic is on the fall of the Whitecloaks although he often favors the
side that they were cheated out of their true destiny by the
Moss is a
Weapons (swords, knives, etc.): Moss can use many weapons, but prefers short stabbing weapons and those he can conceal easily. He is yet to meet his match with a throwing knife.
Skills (hunting/tracking, blademaster, etc.): Tracking, Juggling (general gleeman stuff) and Information dissolution…He is adept with a sword but no blade master.
Warders/companions/pets: Moss shuns most companions but has contacts in Tear that he relies on.
Would you be willing to kill this character off should the storyline dictate it? Not yet!!!
character-related desires: What does all men
want? Power, a seat next to the