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ChevalierMalFet's Vaurca Application

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BYOND Key: ChevalierMalFet

Character Names: Sarad Amrapurkar, Calonice deNomikos, Chen Yiwei, Chadrakhar Gokhale, Subhash Gokhale

Species you are applying to play: Vaurca

What color do you plan on making your first alien character (Dionaea & IPCs exempt): Black, black as night

Have you read our lore section's page on this species?: I have.

Please provide well articulated answers to the following questions in a paragraph format. One paragraph minimum per question

Why do you wish to play this specific race: Since my youth, I have been fascinated by myrmecology - the study of ants. Eusocial hive-creatures, like ants, bees, and termites, have always filled me with wonder, along with the strange amalgam intelligence that they embody. This is my first species whitelist, and I think that starting with something I know best (I know a great deal about ants) is better than something more alien.

Identify what makes role-playing this species different than role-playing a Human: Well, playing a Bound one is, according to the wiki, very similar to playing a cyborg - they are essentially organic machines. Also interesting to me is the idea of dealing with discrimination; in general, I find myself leaning more towards playing "officer-class" characters, and being a down-trodden Vaurca would provide me with a fresh perspective. (If I may draw by way of comparison, a long time ago, I was involved with playing Vampire: the Requiem online; there was a general understanding that a person would play as one vampire, to prey on mortals, and one or more mortals, to be preyed on by the vampires. Playing the former without the latter was seen as poor sportsmanship. I see it as the same principle.) Finally, the idea of being a kind of "splinter" of a hive-mind - having memories of being a part of the grand, Protean We - it seems very sad and poetic.


Character Name: Ka'akaix'zishik Zo'ra.

Please provide a short backstory for this character, approximately 2 paragraphs

The Virtual Realm provides infinite pleasures and opportunities for creation; it is a universe unto itself, completely free of the limitations of flesh. Therein arose Zishik, the Thinker; in the cathedrals of light, he established first principles of truth and of beauty and of goodness. The interrelation between entities in the Realm is impossible for the written word to convey; it is enough to say that in their Protean Intelligence, there came a demand for one to voyage into the This-World and see what it held, to see if the elegant structures of thought they had developed there could exist outside.

Thus were generated five bodies, and in them were poured five intellects - Zishik among the brave philosopher-astronoughts that would penetrate into the This-World and see if its rude matter could support their spiritual creations. Others went into schools and lyceums, to interact with the greatest academics of Humanity. Zishik, however, chose to go not high but low, to see, as he put it, the dreams of extremis, the thoughts of those at the precipice of death. Armed with medical knowledge he gained from within the Virtual, he flowed on the waves of affairs as a doctor and ended up working on the Aurora.

What do you like about this character? Zishik is sensitive and thoughtful; he puts tremendous energy into thinking about why he and others do the things that they do. He also possesses compassion and charity, placing himself beside the sick and the dead in order to aid them - even if it is ultimately for his own purposes. Medicine is what he does, but philosophy is what he /is,/ and he carries that attitude with him wherever he goes.

How would you rate your role-playing ability? 9 out of 10. I'm quite good at what I do, I think.

Notes: N/A.

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