Florian Authier

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Florian Authier
Debt Collector
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Vital Information


NICKNAMES... Flo, Flotilla, Beetle, Piss-rabbit.

RACE & CLAN... Elezen, Wildwood.

GENDER... Male.

AGE... 36.

NAMEDAY... 2nd Sun, 6th Umbral Moon.

ORIENTATION... Unknown.

MARITAL STATUS... Uninterested.

Other Statistics


BIRTHPLACE... Coerthas.

CITIZENSHIP... Ishgard, revoked.

FAMILY... Parents are knights of Durendaire, only child.

RESIDENCE... Various.

OCCUPATION... Debt collector, bounty hunter, sell-sword.

PATRON DEITY... Halone.

ALIGNMENT... Neutral evil.

General Information
Florian is a roaming debt collector and bounty hunter with a thick ledger of contracts that takes him to all corners of Eorzea. He is an unfriendly presence wherever he goes, quick to violence and conflict. Those he pursues find no peace until he has what he’s been bidden to collect, exploiting every cruel bit of leverage he can find.
Your next word will be gurgled ‘round blood should you continue
Appearance
Eyes
Hair
Skin
Build
Voice
Red. Dark brown with paler highlights. Dark. Muscled. Nasally.
Bearing
Laterality
Scars
Markings
Style
Haughty irritation. Right-handed. Numerous. None. Severe.
Hair & Eyes
Short brown hair, shot through with paler streaks. A small goatee and neatly kept sideburns. He doesn’t seem to get much sleep, judging from the permanent smudges under his eyes.
Physique & Markings
Tall and muscled, but not enough to impede the remarkable agility he employs in his bladework. Scars are the only things that mark him.
Hygiene & Attire
He maintains his traveling clothes and armor well, spending most of his coin in its upkeep. When out of armor he prefers simple, if severe, styles and colors, never displaying much in the way of jewelry or other accessories. Clean as best he can be while traveling, especially when it comes to keeping his hair and goatee trimmed short.
Personality
General
Florian often resembles a walking stormcloud, glowering his way through forests and streets alike. His expression is nearly always on the angry side of neutral, a downturn to his lips beneath narrowed eyes and a furrowed brow. Smiles are rare. He can participate in civil conversation, but should something occur to offend him such apparent politeness quickly disintegrates.
Voice
Low and somewhat monotone.
Philosophy & Mannerisms
He appears to act wholly in self interest and despite his Ishgardian heritage makes a point of spitting on its religious, political, and social institutions.
Preferences
Likes
● Brandies.
● Punctuality.
● Tobacco.
● Fencing.
● Getting his way.
Dislikes
● Chatterboxes.
● Other races.
● Ceremony.
● Dancing.
● Not getting his way.
Skills
● Tracking.
● Brandy distillation.
● Close-quartered combat.


Combat, Abilities & Weaponry


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Basic Statistics
High: Irritation.
Above Average: Strength, agility.
Average: Stamina.
Low:
Aetheric Abilities
Mastery: Fire magicks.
Expert: Thunder magicks.
Average: Ice magicks, conjury.
Novice:
Weapon Training
Mastery: Rapiers, smallswords.
Expert: Greatswords, shortswords.
Average: Daggers, fists.
Novice: Marksmanship.
Combat Relevant Skills
High: Situational awareness, strategy.
Above Average: Reflexes.
Average:
Low: Resistance to mind-altering magick.
Non-Combat Abilities
Brandy Distillation: Hidden somewhere in the Shroud he keeps a makeshift distillery that he makes a point to visit somewhat often.
Combat Abilities
Fire Wreathing: Encases hands or blades in tongues of fire.
Strategist: A sound tactical mind that shines in difficult situations.
OOC Note
I prefer freeform combat, but also rely on dice in situations where both characters seem more evenly matched and it's requested. I've no problem with Florian getting his ass kicked (and often) so long as there's no blatant god-moding that wasn't agreed upon beforehand.



History
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Sixth Astral Era
Childhood
Born to a pair of Durendaire knights, Florian followed in their footsteps and swore himself to the service of the House when he was thirteen. His childhood was severe and filled with many hours of training and squire-work until he was eventually knighted on his eighteenth birthday. He never distinguished himself overmuch from other knights, but he was generally well-liked and had a level head for tactical planning. In his twenty-sixth year his patrol was ambushed by dragons and his closest friend revealed to be a Dravanian spy. Only two survived, Florian among them. Because of his close association with the slain spy, he was accused of collusion. His guard captain, a sympathetic soul, gave him a choice between Witchdrop and exile. He chose exile.

Seventh Umbral Era
Adulthood
Since leaving his homeland, Florian has dipped into a variety of professions, all of which depend on his swordarm. Simple mercenary work lead to bounty hunting which then lead to debt collecting for anyone who would pay him an attractive sum. He travels between the three city-states after various marks and has garnered a small reputation for his often underhanded and ruthless methods.

In Recent Times
Moving Forward
His book is as thick as ever with debts he’s duty-bound to collect, continuing his work and seemingly indifferent to his status as an exile of the Holy See. With the end of the Dragonsong War he may have a chance to appeal his exile, but it would appear he has no desire to go back to his homeland.


Relationships
Relationship Status Legend
Relationship
Attraction
Complicated
Friend
Deceased

Positive
Negative
Neutral
Unsure


Family



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!
"Bit o’ a feckin’ tosser, that one. Had ‘im kicked oot o’ me bar coupla days past. Yellin’ and cursin’ at some poor sod and wavin’ a feckin’ blade in his face." — Limsan barkeep.
"I've never met a bigger bastard." — Limping Ul'dahn gambler.
◢ Uncommon Rumors - A little more difficult to hear. Use sparingly or ask first!
"A coward who fled from his divine obligation at Witchdrop. I do hope you’ve come to tell me he’s dead." — Durendaire knight.
◢ Rare Rumors - Very rarely overheard. Please ask before using!
"He carries ‘round a bag of bones at the bottom o’ his pack. Figurin’ maybe from the bastards he’s gone and killed. Could never get him to say this or that ‘bout it, mind." — Fellow bounty hunter.
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
Ul’dah, Gridania: Very high.
Limsa Lominsa: Medium.
Coerthas: Rare.
Affiliations
Most of these aren’t public, and would have to be asked after!
Debt collector: Various employers, most of them unsavory.
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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RP Limits
I don't have many off-limit subjects in RP as long as my roleplay partners maintain strict IC and OOC separation.
I will play mature themes that include sexuality, violence, or death.
Ask about non-consensual violence of any sort.
I won't play meaningless scenes of violence or sexuality, incest, anything even vaguely resembling pedophilia.
RP Hooks
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■ Bounty hunters.
■ Fellow debt collectors.
■ Those with debts he might pursue.
OOC Notes
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