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So a while back, I realized just how cringy and stupid the old description of this picture was. But I never changed it for some reason. So I'm going to try this again, and see if I can make it better.
And yes, I did flip the image. Mainly because, ever since I made him in this dollmaker for the first time, I had gotten into the habit of drawing him backwards. So I figured I'd just keep it that way.
Keep in mind, that I do not remember the mindset I was in when I made him. I don't even remember why I made him in the first place. I can only assume that the Others in Encephalon were a subconscious inspiration for him, seeing as how he bears such a strong resemblance to them. And I say 'assume' because I don't remember anything about his creation. It's kind of an enigma in my memory.
Dane is Rosewood's demon. He is an amalgamation of all of Rose's negative qualities, those being: lust(which she internalizes), violent/murderous urges, urges to self-harm/commit suicide, her fear of people, and her desire to alienate/seclude herself.
Dane is obviously an extremely morbid, and twisted little thing. He's extremely perverted, violent, and can sometimes be slightly manic depending on Rose's mindset/mood. And no matter what he says, he'll almost always say it in a low, cold, and yet seductive voice. Whether it be a death threat, describing a murder fantasy, or just flirting, it will always sound sultry with an unsettlingly threatening undertone.
Dane has the ability to mildly morph his appearance, such as changing the length and size of his arms, legs - even being able to slightly change his height and weight. But he can't fully shape-shift into something else, nor can he possess objects, or people other than Rose. I considered this a possibility once before, but trashed it because it didn't make sense.
Dane has the ability to generate long, giant shadow tendrils that come from his back, and he can use those as weapons or restraints if he chooses to do so. He can also completely disappear undetected into shadows of any intensity. He actually almost always hide's in Rosewood's shadow.
He can also turn into a large, canine-like shadow beast with three tails, and ungodly long teeth and claws. In this form, his is incredibly powerful, and actually can't speak words. He only becomes this monster when he - or better yet, Rosewood - becomes unstable, and he loses control over his power. He is extremely dangerous like this, and could potentially cause a fatality if left unchecked.
This version of him is actually thought to be his base form. It's theorized that this is what he truly looks like, but chooses to take on a human figure.
His relationship with Rosewood began just after she turned 14, which wasn't too long after her life, as she describes, "turned for the worst".
It was in the middle of the night, all of her bedroom lights turned off, and her room only being lit by the light of the moon shining in through the window next to her bed - which was surprisingly bright. She had been crying and harming herself that night, simply sitting upright in her bed and staring blankly at the wall. She kept feeling these flashes of cold and hot all over her body for about half an hour by this time, and had given up on trying to fall asleep. All of a sudden, she got this feeling that she was being watched. She got this sudden feeling of paranoia, as if there was something or someone that she needed to run from. It felt like someone had stroked her shoulder with their fingertip. She flinched hard, but found herself unable to actually get up and leave the room despite how afraid she was. When she focused on the darkest corner of the room in front of her, next to the door, she saw two very small, red, horizontal lines right next to each other. After a few seconds, they got larger; Rose coming to the realization that they were eyes that just opened up.
She tried to gulp down some sort of a whimper, but her throat was bone-dry. Then, before she could do anything else, a shadowy, humanoid figure seemed to build itself of black smoke drawn from the shadows themselves. It took one step forward, seeming to wait for Rose to make some kind of attempt to run away.
Rosewood instead, in a foolish, blind panic, grabbed the knife she had used hours before, and held it in front of her, as if she were preparing to use it to defend herself, which she jokes about these days as being one of the dumbest things she's ever done. But the shadow figure let out a low, cold chuckle that had a mild echo to it, and it took another step. And another, and another, until it was standing mere inches away from Rose. As the light illuminated the figure, Rosewood found that it looked like a human male with pale skin, and jet black hair swooped over and slightly obscuring it's right eye. It opened its mouth to try and speak while taking another, larger step forward, and it was at that moment that Rose shut her eyes tight and swung upward to the right with her knife, leaving a long slash across the thing's face.
It's growled lowly, not seeming to react or even register the pain for what it was. Though it did flinch back into the shadows, wiping the black blood off of it's face and snarling at Rosewood.
And that was when they met. For some reason, that first cut was the only injury from that point on that managed to leave a scar. You could cut his head off and there wouldn't be a scar, but that one slash on his face stayed in the form of a scar for some unknown reason.
Dane and Rosewood's relationship has changed and morphed a lot over the years that they've known one another. They started off absolutely hating each other, and Dane actually tried making Rose take her own life, and even tried killing her himself. And Rose used to despise him as well. She used to wish he would disappear and leave her be, but she's gotten into a love-hate relationship with him, and has grown to almost appreciate his existence in her life. Nowadays, she says that she couldn't possibly imagine living without him, even though he does cause her a lot of trouble. And she admits that she actually does rather enjoy his company when she's all by herself.
And no. Despite what's in the image, he does not actually have wings at all. Those were probably an impulse addition I added when I made him. Not only has there never been a recorded instance of his wings being utilized in any RPs or stories, but after so long of having him, I can't imagine him having them at all anymore. So those wings certainly aren't canon to his design.
And after some fanart of him that was made a while back, I decided to officially give him spiked black bracelets that match his choker.
I might even end up altering his clothes at some point too, but I haven't decided on that yet.
I'm currently very sleep deprived and creatively shot in terms of writing. I'm also working on a request that needs to be finished soon, so there's still probably a lot here that could be either changed, or expanded upon.