Andvari Laveer

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Andvari Laveer
Aisling
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Tell me what claws in the darkest recesses of your fantasies, tickling at your carnal desires? What does your bestial id dream about? Avail yourself of fantasy...live in the dream.

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Details


Vital Information


PRONUNCIATION... /ˈant.vaːrɪ/ /là-véèr'/.

NICKNAMES... Aisling.

RACE & CLAN... Hyur Highlander.

GENDER... Male.

AGE... 40's.

NAMEDAY... 1st Sun, 5th Umbral Moon

ORIENTATION... Open to Negotiation.

MARITAL STATUS... Single.

Other Statistics


NATIONALITY... Gridania.

CITIZENSHIP... Gridania.

FAMILY... Mother, Father, Sister.

RESIDENCE... Lavender Beds.

OCCUPATION... Dancer/Courtesan for KISS.

PATRON DEITY... Llymlaen, the Navigator.

HEIGHT & WEIGHT... 6 fulms, 6 ilms. 8 ponze.

ALIGNMENT... Chaotic Neutral Alignment.

General Information
Vari's past is mired in fantasy. Traumatic experiences submerged truth under a quagmire of a phantasmic nuclear existence that helped the highlander cope. Suppressing reality to the point where Vari cannot even remember what exactly happened, he explains his life as rather vanilla. He grew up to a humble family in the East Shroud, an older son to a hardworking mother and father. He's a big brother that playfully teased his little sister, but was quite protective over her as the highlander family made the comfort of the shrouds their home. Where are they now? Vari is a man with over 40 seasons weathered in his body, did he have a family of his own? Where are they if so? Vari talks about being a consort, a dancer and performer to pay the bills. He created a persona of the 'Dreamer' called 'Aisling,' but something just doesn't add up. When asked of his scars, he recalls memories of private dances getting rough, or courtesan escorting events going south into a scrape that the mild-mannered Highlander fell victim to. How much of this violence is reality versus the emerald dream conjured up in the wood of Gridania? The performer who takes the stage with whips, fire, and erotic dance; the man who stares into the flames of the fire pit sipping on coffee; the lover who consoles others and takes on their burden for an evening of passion to make them forget about their troubles - embracing an enchanted dream that only Aisling can guide them into.
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Lose yourself
Appearance
Eyes
Blue-green
Hair
Silver streaked brown
Skin
Tanned
Build
Muscular Athletic
Voice
Deep
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Bearing
Practiced Posture
Laterality
Right-handed
Scars
Three on face, various 5-9 ilm scars on body
Markings
Tribal on face, tattoos on forearms
Style
Mixes up fashion for each occasion
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Hair & Eyes
Vari typically wears his hair up in a loose knot holding his mohawk up, but has been known to wear it down at times. His eyes are blue-green like a tropical ocean
Physique & Markings
Vari moves with the grace of a dancer and power of a warrior. Aside from his scars, Vari has a tribal marking the left side of his face and two floral tattoos on his forearms: right has a blue tiger lily, and left has a red lily with whispy stamen
Hygiene & Attire
As a performer and courtesan, Vari has a disciplined diligence to his hygiene. He may be dirty from play, but his skin, teeth, and hair are well taken care of. His attire changes upon mood and the ecosystem in which he is in, so it ranges from erotic, to tribal, and all the way to formal ball suits.
Personality
Psychological Profile
Here is where it gets quite interesting. On the outside, Vari is a well put together mild-mannered performer who lives for the stage, whether that be the boudoir or a platform to perform. Those who get to know him best find out there's something amiss that even the highlander doesn't have consciousness of.
Voice
Aisling's voice is gentle, but deep. It rumbles and quakes when excited.
Philosophy & Mannerisms
He talks with his hands and is extremely outgoing. Vari is charismatic and fun, always smiling.
Preferences
Likes
● Coffee
● Dancing
● Love
● Reading
● Conversation
● Walks in the woods
● Fire
● Cheering others up
● Passion
Dislikes
● Being questioned about his family
● Fiddling with the void
● Violence
● Being alone
Skills
● Stripper
● Whip act
● Adept in many forms of dance
● Poi Dancer
Combat, Abilities & Weaponry


Basic Statistics
High: While 'Lucid'
Low: While 'Dreaming'
Aetheric Abilities
Novice: Lacks attunedment to aether at this time
Weapon Training
Mastery: While 'Lucid' Marksmanship
Average: While 'Lucid' Blades, axes, grappling
Novice: While 'Dreaming' Whips
Combat Relevant Skills
High: While 'Lucid' is adept with a firearm
Above Average: While 'Lucid' is talented with grappling and blades
Average: While 'Dreaming' can hurt you with whips
Low: While 'Dreaming' his unarmed is not very good
Non-Combat Abilities
Dancing: One of the most beautiful, erotic dancers around. An expert male stripper who tantalizes the audience.
Courtesan: Able to make you forget your troubles and ease the burdens of life, submerging you into a dreamlike state of passion and escape.
Combat Abilities
Dreaming: While 'dreaming,' which represents the majority of Vari's existing state, he lacks combat prowess and with poor instincts towards inflicting harm even in self defense.
Lucid: While 'lucid,' which represents a significantly small piece of Vari's existing state, he slips into a coldness that is a direct contrast to his normal demeanor. He is devious, manipulating, vicious, and extremely violent. Pain claims the face that usually smiles, tears swell, and a monster emerges with calculated discipline. He will rarely miss his mark when the Aisling is truly awakened.
OOC Note
Any relevant notes about combat should be added here, such as player preference, system preference, or links off-site to sheets using existing XIV player-made combat systems.


It is important to note that the lucid state is extremely rare, even under dangerous conditions. Vari will sustain substantial torment before he slips into this trance-like alternate personality. Most of the RP with Vari will be delightful, light, and casual. He does have trigger events alluding to the calamity or echoes of his past, but they are few since his mind warps to suppress any memory of these wicked thoughts into imagined phantasms too horrid to recollect. You may see him physically recoil or wince, dismissing the thoughts quickly and painting a more beautiful picture of his life. He peppers in explanations that seem bad to explain the scars and displacement of the highlander's locations. Aisling is a performer first and foremost. Don't be upset if you did not discover the 'reality' since it truly is something I RP that he rarely recollects. In terms of combat, I am good with virtually anything so long as it is appropriate.

History
Aisling
Disclaimer: Written from the 'Dream' Point of View. If there was interest, I will write the reality, which is a much darker tone.
Sixth Astral Era
Childhood
Hazy, Fuzzy Vari grew up in a humble home within the East Shroud. His father, Luneth, was a carpenter and mother, Echani, a blacksmith who forged some of the finest tools of combat around. Both were artisans in their own right, taking time in their craftsmanship honed in Ala Mhigo. When Vari was born, the family left to take their talents to Gridania with promise of work. Without many highlanders around, they opted to drop their native name and replace it with something more neutral sounding. Echani chose 'Laveer,' meaning 'to sail against the wind,' probably thinking it was a romantic notion. To this day, Vari doesn't know if it should have been Flintstone or Grayskull - he just stuck with Laveer. They were travelers and adventurers who wanted to see the world. Falling in love with the verdant life in the comfort of the shade, they planted roots to raise their little Andvari after Echani was pregnant with Dany, their daughter. Luneth found work building furniture, working with the abundance of wood in contrast to Ala Mhigo. Echani crafted bows and blades, even cutlery for the local chefs. Static Vari's family didn't have a lot of gil to their name, but they made it work. It was an honest life where Vari was able to go to attend to his lessons, make friends, get into mischief, and enjoy being a kid. He got into the occasional scrape. He was one of the few highlanders around, so the other children picked on him. His neck was too short and body to bulky. While he had the build for it, Vari wasn't great at sports. He couldn't even stay on the chocobo until he was in his teens! He did have this one duskwight girl who took a fancy to him. INTENSE fog Pimelle was reclusive and shy. As a duskwight, she didn't take a liking to others and spent most of her time alone. Vari would often find himself hiding in this one cave as respite in a secluded hovel to escape the torture of being teased, discovering there was an enchanting dancer who also claimed this fortress of solitude as her own. Pim had dreams of being on the stage of the Amphitheater headlining a show, clawing herself out of the shell she build around herself. Initially, it was a heated discovery as Pim tried to kick the highlander out. The vision of this elezen girl haunted the boy though. He had never seen something so divine in his life. Determined to impress her, Vari insisted on returning to the cave claiming he wanted to join her in dance. When he tried to show off his moves, Pim couldn't help but giggle at Vari's misfortune of being the worst dancer she'd ever seen. The ice was broken and she decided to help this endearing lug. Clumsy and awkward as he was, he was determined to move with alacrity, power, and grace. The highlander trained tirelessly, earning praise from the duskwight girl, which cultivated into friendship. They would take long walks into the wood to dance under the shadows of the comforting trees until the moonlight crept through to barely illuminate the grass. Their companionship curated into a bond that would last well beyond school as their dreams became one - to headline events and conquer the world as a duet dance act! It didn't matter if anyone around them bullied or heckled, Pim and Vari created their own impenetrable barrier where only their own combined happiness mattered.

Seventh Umbral Era
Adulthood
Drowning static As is common for most men, Vari cannot pinpoint where he went wrong in the relationship. Pim and him grew apart, disappearing from his life. Vari was determined to follow in this dream of becoming a star, estranging even his own family, leaving Luneth, Echani, and Dany to their own destines. He's sure it was for the best and is confident they are doing just fine without him their to complicate things. To earn money, Vari would dance at clubs or solicit his services to those in need. He enjoyed the work because he had the unique opportunity to bring joy to those who were distraught after the calamity. Their lives were filled with such horror. Disconnected from those emotions, Vari was able to provide them comfort and companionship. He made his clients feel special, like they were the only ones in the world that mattered. He played the psychologist, the lover, the friend, the nurse, the listener, whatever they dreamed of. He created the persona of Aisling as representation of the dreams he was able to create for people. The years escaped him as he travelled Eorzea headlining both small and large venues. Like peering through a ripple There were a few scrapes along the way. Gil was tight and Vari went home with the wrong people: hooligans and hoodlums up to no good. They took advantage of Vari's kindness and vulnerability. Vari was attacked a few times as Aisling, waking up bleeding in the streets, naked and raped with nothing. These traumatic events took their tolls on him, sure. But Vari put on a smile and continued to perform as the show must go on. Learning many dances across the lands, he continuously strived to hone new skills, training with whips and fire.

In Recent Times
Moving Forward
Now a headlining act, Vari performs at large venues with frequency. His performances bring joy to others Crackle and that's all that matters. Something about fire draws the man in. Nothing is better than a cup of coffee watching the flames dance, flickers of cinder and tinder entertaining him when he's not performing.

Relationships
Relationship Status Legend
Relationship
Attraction
Complicated
Friend
Deceased

Positive
Negative
Neutral
Unsure
Family
● Luneth (father)
● Echani (mother)
● Dany (sister)
Acquaintances
Former Acquaintances
Deceased
Rumors
NPC Rumors

Some of these rumors are untrue, speculation, or are greatly exaggerated.

◢ Common Rumors - Easily overheard. Use these freely!
"I heard he's a courtesan." — Rumor Monger.
"I heard he is an amazing dancer." — Rumor Monger.
◢ Uncommon Rumors - A little more difficult to hear. Use sparingly or ask first!
"He got all those scars from bad dates?" — Rumormonger.
"I heard he sleeps with men and women!" — Rumormonger.
◢ Rare Rumors - Very rarely overheard. Please ask before using!
"I think he's lying" — Rumormonger.
"I think he's crazy" — Rumormonger.
PC Rumors

Feel free to add your own rumors to this section.

◢ Player Character Rumors - Some of these are more rare than others!
"Rumor" — Rumormonger.
"Rumor" — Rumormonger.


RP Info


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Location & Probability
Places where the character is very likely to be seen
Gridania: Likely
Limsa Lominsa: Likely
Ul'Dah: Likely
Ishgard: Less Likely
Affiliations
Most of these aren’t public, and would have to be asked after!
City-State, Region or Organization: Gridanian / It's his primary home
City-State, Region or Organization: The Mists / It's his second home
IC Inventory
The following items are things that this individual carries on their person at all times. These are noted for pickpockets, and those watching her closely. This information is meant to be a prompt for insight and is not to be meta-gamed, though feel free to use this information if it comes up logically in RP (pickpocketing, a search, etc) with use of a simple /tell.

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Coinpurse: A simple coin purse made of soft leather, containing a few hundred gil.
Whips: A weapon or performance tool.
Skysteel Manufactury Gun: A weapon he does not know how to use, but sometimes carries for protection (LUCID: does / DREAM: does NOT).
Cigarettes: Slightly damaged cigs, a touch stale.
Hip-flask: A metal hip-flask sometimes filled with whiskey, vodka, or coffee depending on the mood.
Notebook: A leather-bound grimoire-looking thing he scribbles in. It looks necrotic and eldritch, but it may just be a design.
RP Limits
I like to consider myself a flexible player who is willing to commit to a number of different types of scenes and role-play scenarios, but even I have my limits. If something is on the play list, assume it means yes, as long as it's within the context of the current play or ongoing plot. No's are typically a hard no, and it means don't ask.
I will play MRP, Casual RP, Combat RP, Torture RP
Ask about ERP, Godmodding RP
I won't play Anything illegal
RP Hooks
While the below is by no means comprehensive, it's a kind of spring board for walk-up RP. Longer plots that are meant to run for more than a few quick RP's, please feel free to send me a tell so we can work out a good reason for our characters to get to know one another. I'm always looking for RP, unless I'm actively spamming PvE content.
■ Recognizable Perfomer
OOC Notes
Player Information
Player Note
There is a lot of information on this character wiki, but it is by no means completely comprehensive. There are chunks of backstory that are left intentionally vague so that details can be later added as developed through creative writing or in role-play revelation. Feel free to use Common or Uncommon rumors freely, if you want to use a Rare Rumor as a plot hook or to spark RP, I would ask that you send me a tell first, to make certain it's alright.
Character Lore Adherence
Everything concerning this character that has not been confirmed by in-game lore should be taken with a grain of salt. Anything that has had to be changed because of lore shifting will be noted below.
■ No changes.
Character Concept
Information.
Character Tidbits
Links Out
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■ Tumblr @Adoriel: [1]
Tropes & Explanations
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Credits

Wiki Information
This wiki is constantly changing as the character’s story changes. It was last modified on Month ##th, 2016.
Layout Information
The following is not entirely comprehensive, but contains general credits. Please leave the link-backs if you use this template!
■ Original template by Bancroft Gairn.
■ Adapted by Xheja Rajhera.
■ Tabs by Unnamed Mercenary.
■ Expanded bits by Lucaell Tareth'eian.
■ Header image inspired by D'lyhhia Lhuil.
■ Music bits from J'karu Rhome.
■ Relationships & OOC notes by Glioca Sargonnai.
■ Various formatting inspired by Odette Saoirse & others.