■ RACE & CLAN... Miqo'te, Keeper of the Moon
■ NAMEDAY... 24th sun of the Second Astral Moon.
■ GENDER... Female
■ AGE... 27
■ ORIENTATION... Heterosexual
■ MARITAL STATUS... Attached
■ NATIONALITY... None
■ RESIDENCE... Typically, The Black Shroud
■ OCCUPATION... Hunter-scholar and Scout
■ PATRON DEITY... Menphina the Lover
■ HEIGHT... 5 fulms
■ WEIGHT... 105 ponz
Appearance & Personality
Jet-black hair, blue eyes and alabaster skin. Kiht has a slight but athletic build. She is five fulms tall, but carries herself as if she were six fulms tall.
Kiht is confident and outgoing, sometimes crossing the line into cocksure. But she is often friendly to strangers who mean her no harm. Despite being a Keeper of the Moon, she takes a strong interest in people. Her etiquette and demeanor are often key signs of her wilderness roots but she can surprise people with how well-spoken she is, and how civil she can act.
Kiht isn't afraid to speak her mind and can be impulsive when angered. However, she isn't a typical feral hunter. She observes, learns and plans. Her lifestyle of hunting and learning eventually lead her to being a Hunter-scholar. She is enthusiastic for her work and will take on any wilderness jobs from the mundane antelope hunt to finding a missing person in a monster-infested landscape.
(Sketch by Session Zero)
Kiht grew up in a "clan". Her family known as the Jakkyas lived alongside a family known as the Kaatahs. The two families formed a hunter-gatherer society that migrated about in the Twelveswood. They moved from settlement to settlement trading hides, meat and gathered materials from nature. The group was Matriarchal and traditional. Kiht's role in the family was chosen for her at toddler age and her training in hunting, scouting (since she was chosen to be a scout) and combat began before her age reached the double-digits.
Life was never easy for the group of rustic hunter-gatherers, but Kiht's childhood was mostly peaceful. It wasn't until her teen years that conflict with Gridania, Ixal and eventually the Garleans turned her life into one of war and danger.
Just as Kiht reached adulthood, the Calamity struck. Her "clan" lost most of its members to war and the destruction. Faced with a severely damaged forest home and enemies on all sides, Kiht and many of her sisters and cousins joined the Twin Adders. The reluctant alliance with Gridania had her fighting Ixal, Garleans and all manner of monsters in the aftermath of the Calamity. Kiht had to transform from care-free forest nomad to hardened soldier in a matter of years.
When the crisis following the aftermath began to abate, Kiht gathered what was left of her "clan" and tried to restore the life they had before. However, too much had changed. Kiht set off into the rest of Eorzea to find a solution but all she found was more problems. The Kaatah family eventually split off from the Jakkya family, leaving Kiht and her kin of fourteen to find a new life for themselves.
(art by Hutarin)
Kiht was new to everything outside The Black Shroud when she first emerged, but in the last four and a half years, she made and lost friends, learned all she could about the lands around her and became a Hunter-scholar. She tried forming a new "clan" twice and fought conspiracy, people and monsters alike. Most has not gone her way, but she has survived by being a swift step ahead of the worst the fates could throw at her. And her family continues to rebuild their lives in the new era.
Now, the Jakkya family has joined with the Mioni family to make a new "clan". It is small, but they have found a new niche in the salvaging of tek and materials from war-torn lands and selling those materials in addition to hunting goods.
Fang Earrings made by Kendha'to Burwani, her first Keeper friend outside her "clan". Worn to this day.
Wolf Fang necklace made by Yehn'a Epocan, Kiht's father. Worn to this day.
An old, leather-bound booklet with most of its pages written in Keeper script. It is a journal made by Kiht's mother, Yabi Jakkya.
Raptor leather ring with the words "I forgive you" carved into it. Rinette Molkoh bears a matching ring with the words "I am sorry". In memory of a time Rinette left without saying goodbye. The rings are an endless apology and forgiveness between two friends who may never meet again, but will always remain friends. Worn to this day.
Lock of blonde hair cut from Rinette Molkoh. Kiht forcibly took it as a protest to Rinette's stubborn need to face a great danger alone. It was a way for Kiht to always have Rinette's scent. Kept in her room at her lodge.
One and a half vials of Morbolvine Clan morbol toxin. A reminder of a "toxic" time, and a trial of faith. Kept in a secret location.
A silver bracelet with a lapis lazuli gem. Given to Kiht by Rio Ashentyr. It's kept in her room at her lodge.
An Ishgardian ring given to Kiht by Reilan Orycia. Description: "It's a bit on the larger side, obviously meant to be a status symbol as much as a family heirloom. It's silver, and the signet on the top is a shield divided into quarters with crossed swords in one corner and the Fortemps unicorn in the opposite corner. Along the edge is engraved text in Eorzean script which reads, 'In Glory We Reside'". Chained to a bracelet that she now wears.
A Bow of Owls design short bow made by Kiht's mother, Yabi Jakkya. Used to this day.
A steel flower hairpin given to Kiht by Rinh'li Nelhah. Kept in Kiht's room in her lodge.
A mythril hunting knife with an Ice Core in its hilt. Always on Kiht's belt.
A steel hunting knife given to her by Pyralis. Always hidden on her person.
A letter from Roen which had accompanied a box of spiced, dry meats.
I saw this at the market. You seemed to favor them greatly over any other kind of fruit when we used to watch the Grindstone together. I know we have grown much since those days, but I still treasure those fond memories.
May the Starlight Festival find you well.
A simple, hand-woven leather bracelet that held a steel frame at its center. The frame itself held an aetherically attuned crystal which its wearer can utilize to ward against magics without the need to learn a warding spell themselves. It was a gift of friendship and thanks to Kiht. For Zanzan, it was a way for him to watch over a close friend who would otherwise scout and travel alone. Worn to this day.
A leather-bound journal detailing out the geographical regions of La Noscea. It also has the description of animals and fauna found on the island yet in a broad and simple outline. A starlight gift personally written by Zanzan, and only contains a single poem.
Dirk A male La Noscea Grass Raptor.
Estoc A female Black Shroud Raptor.
Blackie A juvenile Black Coeurl (usually kept with Kiht's family).
Haru A Coerthan Falcon.
RUMORS AND RELATIONS
Some of these rumors are untrue or are greatly exaggerated. Please feel free to add your own rumors under PC!
Family (or -like- Family)
Kiht has NPC members of her actual namesake family as well.
Additional Info and Fun Stuff
(art by Meghatron)
- Template adapted from Bancroft Gairn