Baron Ragnar Gilthaar
Half elf Cavalier
1. Give a two or three word description of yourself. (Describe your concept.)
A: Confident, commanding, intense
2. What is your full birth name? Do you have any nicknames, street names, titles, nom de plume?
A: Ragnar ‘Gilthaar’ Silbertung
3. Describe yourself as someone meeting you for the first time would see you. Do you try to emphasize or hide any of these features?
a – How old are you? What is your gender? What is your species/race?
A: 22 years old, male, half elf.
b – How tall are you? How much do you weigh? What is your general body type, frame, bone structure, and poise?
A: 6’5, 200lbs, stocky. A typical pose would be standing proud as befits his training and status as a Knight
c – What is your skin colour? What is your hair colour? What is your hair style? Do you have any facial hair? What is your eye colour? Does it change? What is your handedness (left/right)?
A: Lightly tanned skin with some duelling scars. Shoulder length corn row braided golden hair. Slight goatee beard, eyes are blue/grey. Right handed.
d – How attractive are you?
e – What is your most distinguishing feature?
A: Golden hair – hence his adopted surname Gilthaar.
f – What kind of clothing do you wear? Do you wear a uniform? What is your clothing’s style or level of sophistication? Do you wear makeup? Do you wear glasses/contacts?
A: Fine adventurer’s garb and half plate armour. His surcoat, banner and shield bear his personal crest .
4. What other details would someone notice on a closer look? Do you have any scars, tattoos, or birthmarks? If so, how did you acquire them? What do these distinguishing marks look like? Do they have any special significance? Where are they located?
A: Several duelling scars one by his left eye and one on the right by his mouth are the most notable. Unusually Ragnar does not have the delicately pointed ears associated with half elves.
5. Do you have a distinctive way of speaking? Any mannerisms or other memorable behaviour?
A: Ragnar speaks in an authorative but polite manner, he does have a piercing gaze which some find uncomfortable.
Ragnar hails from the city of Restov overlooking the Shrike River in the Kingdom of Brevoy.
Born to an illicit union between Gusto Silbertung (a Restov Merchant Lord) and Varien Brielle (an Elven Diplomat from Kyonin) Ragnar was deserted by a mother too ashamed to acknowledge him and a father who would rather he had died at birth.
When Ragnar came of suitable age (6yo) Gusto called in a few favours and had Ragnar taken on as a stableboy in the lands of House Lebeda in the former kingdom of Issia in a bid to win lucrative trade concessions. Over the course of the following year Ragnar proved his worth and graduated to Groom. It was while acting as a Groom for Lord Haldur Hugin during a weeklong festival that his strength of personality won over several of the knights within Hugin’s retinue and he was petitioned as a Squire to Sir Mimir Volka. Ragnar stayed in service to Volka until he won his spurs at 18years of age and was inducted into the order of the Dragon as a knight errant.
During this period, a mission to Skywatch in the East, Ragnar befriended the reclusive Corwin Dendro an ostracized wizard’s apprentice. They became fast friends and a devastating combination of sword and alchemy!
Alejandro? What can be said of Alejandro? He seems to have an uncanny knack of finding trouble as Ragnar witnessed on their first encounter. Ragnar and Corwin were pursuing the leader of a band of rogues when Alejandro complicated matters by running pel-mell into the middle of their pursuit fleeing from the leaders wife having been caught bedding the daughter! The wife was not only irate that Alejandro had been sleeping with her daughter but also that he had slept with her but two nights before! All of which took a lot of explaining to the City Watch after their being forcibly apprehended. Seeing the humorous side of the whole situation Corwin, Alejandro and Ragnar soon became fast friends and have had many scrapes together, many of which have been the result of Alehandro’s well intended mishaps…
It was during the celebrations of his ascent into Knighthood that he first met Freya Muninn, a fellow half elf and ward of Volka. All were agreeable to the match and both Ragnar and Freya’s fondness of each other grew into friendship and finally love.
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The Order sponsored Ragnar to study the art of the Aldori swordlords and both he and Freya travelled to Restov were they were betrothed to one another.
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Before he can be accepted into the vaunted ranks of the swordlords Ragnar must complete his final test – an expedition into the Stolen lands!