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[DnD] bladesinger

Hollowed life, new rebirth,
Set forth a soldier consumed by the earth.
Burdened down, last to die,
Laden with monstrous souls deep inside.
Sacrificed into flame,
Now fed as kindling they all burn the same.
With warmth to stave off the end,
I'll quench the cinders' desire
To let there be fire again.


I've honestly forgotten how fun DnD is. I haven't been playing it much - if at all - since the KA DnD campaign stopped, so I was really excited when Mr. Cat told my PTU group that we'd be having a oneshot DnD session in between PTU sessions. We cobbled together a group of players, then formed an Elf Dream Team of adventurers.

So, meet DnD!Dove! He's the shortest in the group but has received the ironically fitting nickname of "High and Mighty" thanks to his mightier-than-thou attitude - he's a High Elf Bladesinger Wizard who thinks he's the best just because he's a High Elf Bladesinger Wizard. He holds academic intelligence very highly and is generally a small and insufferable know-it-all, especially towards those who aren't as smart or cultured as himself.

Such an outlook, however, does have its roots. Dove comes from a community of high elves who prefer to detach themselves from society - haughty and reclusive, they believe themselves to be superior to non-elves and even other elves. Members of said community have taken on various classes and jobs... but none is held with as much esteem as the Bladesingers.

Bladesingers are elves who bravely defend their people and land, wizards who master a school of swordfighting grounded in a tradition of arcane magic. In combat, a bladesinger uses a series of intricate, elegant maneuvers that fend off harm and allow the bladesinger to channel magic into devastating attacks and a cunning defense.

Dove's older twin siblings, seven years his senior, are both experienced Bladesingers: Arjuna with his swift handaxe-throwing Eagle style and Aksara with her graceful whip-wielding Viper style. Dove is always striving to get out from under their shadow and be respected as an equal, with something different that's truly his. That's why he didn't only take up the scimitar-wielding Red Tiger style, but also chose to wield two blades at that, training under a dual-wielding Fighter mentor before becoming a Bladesinger proper.

Luckily, being a Bladesinger has made Dove more than just haughty - it has also trained him to be dutiful and honorable as Bladesingers are expected to rise up to protect the people and the land whenever it's needed. Resilient and resourceful, he'd sooner be run to the ground than fail to deliver what he said he would; his words are a promise that he'll do everything in his power to keep. All in all, in spite of his awful attitude, deep down he does care about his allies and will try to protect them from harm.


I honestly can't help but imagine Aviators' "Let There Be Fire" playing in the background whenever Dove executes his dancelike swordfighting techniques. It's epic and awesome. qwq
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vvampire1234's avatar
He looks amazing!! :0
nautical-mile's avatar
Ahh thank you vvamp!!

I’ve missed you btw qwq