Simeon Sibaruse

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Simeon Marcial Zillac Xenophan of Sibaruse
Ser Crotch-Spike
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Apparently, I'm part of the <Fancy People>. Amusing no?

Simeon Sibaruse


Vital Information

PRONUNCIATION... simɔ̃ maʁsjal zijak ksənɔfɑ̃ sibaʁyz

NICKNAMES... Ser Crotch-Spike. Ser Wormspit. Tin Can. Fancy People

RACE & CLAN... Elezen, Ishgardian

GENDER... Male

AGE... 49

NAMEDAY... 22nd Sun, 2th A Moon, #### S.A.E.

ORIENTATION... Doesn't care

MARITAL STATUS... In a relationship with his "Dragon". Beware.

Other Statistics

NATIONALITY... Ishgardian

CITIZENSHIP... Ishgardian

FAMILY... Lord Geoffroy of Sibaruse [Father]. Lady Mirabelle of Sibaruse [Mother]. Amandine of Sibaruse. [Aunt]

RESIDENCE... Ishgard, the Mists where he own a house, travelling around

OCCUPATION... Roaming knight.


HEIGHT & WEIGHT... 6 fulms, 6 ilms. 229 ponze.

ALIGNMENT... Type # Loyal Neutral (tend to Good) Alignment.

General Information
Simeon is an Elezen of Highborn actually roaming the roads of Eorzea under the banner of his House, even if he keep it as far as possible from himself. Burdened with being the last remaining child, he had to take up duties as the Heir, despite how unsavory it was for him. After a while roaming around the land aimlessly as a mercenary and a living magnet for troubles, he recently seemed to settle down a bit more, returning more often to Ishgard and seeing toward the future again.
A proper Ishgardian?
Purple Long, Black Tanned Wolfish Strangely deep
Straight Ambidextrous Too many Tattoos (Face, body) Upright
Hair & Eyes
When it come to hair, one should recognize that Simeon keep it pretty practical. If he used to have pretty long hair, his mostly nomadic style of life out of late have pushed him to keep it simple, with hair as short as possible not to hinder when wearing a helmet. Spiky as hell, his black hair seem always ruffled, whatever might be his efforts to comb it. So he mostly stopped to do it.

Yet lately, he returned toward that longer hairstyle, letting it grow during the last moon he spent in Ishgard and after that. He seems quite fond of that return to such lengths, while not as practical being quite amusingly good looking. Maybe it's a new start about something?

Those knowing Simeon from long should be surprised by his eyes though, as they have changed from his old ice blue gaze to some strangely fiery purple hues, a change he would likely prefer not to talk about. Bad memories are involved here. Though, one advantage of those eyes is to reflect perfectly his emotions, be it concern, affection or more like, blazing anger. Quite the stare.
Physique & Markings
If there is a word to describe Simeon build, it would be <wolfish>. Usually joking himself about being "only sinews and bones", he is a tall prick with the trademark muscles of his kin. Though, extended physical training and a liking to it have made him to be mostly made of those, able of a surprising strength and some good weight. Strangely, many seem to find him good-looking when he would simply qualify himself as Sharp. He have an angular and serious face, only accentuated by his often furrowed brows, broken way to many times nose and thin lips. Several scars run down over his face, only to make him look even more serious, when he is a clusterfuck of them under the neck. One doesn't make the most of his years battling without taking quite the number of scars and Simeon was a seriously reckless one. He even stopping counting them (and caring sometimes too).

Lately, he got some tattoos thrown in the melee, from a very drunken night with adventurers. When he wake up, his face was inked with maze-like tattoo on his left cheek and about almost the whole of his left torso side. As shameful as it was before, he finally grow accustomed to those and wouldn't have them erased for any cost, even if he often can be found idly following their pattern, lips pursed in thoughts about the signification of this design.
Hygiene & Attire
Simeon have been worked to the bone about clothing and anyone can see it. Proper clothing is a must have for him and if his outfits have grown lighter from going out of Ishgard, he is still rarely seen with even shirts with more than a single fold. The title of Fancy People could indeed apply to the man that take great care of his well-being, cleaning himself as soon as possible and trying to keep his clothes neat. Well, given his rough ways around, he have a thing for practical and solid clothing more than fine ones, easy to maintain and to change, for it to be often damaged from his fights.

He own too several armours, mostly heavy plates, fighting with a strange swiftness only allowed by extended training when it come to handling those hellish cans. Yet, he is slowly adapting to the climate of southern countries, more and more using light plate and leather mixed together if nothing ask for more protection. Way more agreable.
Psychological Profile
Simeon is quite the instinctual type for sure. Blunt as a hammer even. Impulsive, quick to anger and forgive as well, reckless just as equally as caring when it come to others, he could easily be categorized as a bulldozer. Or things goes his ways and follow his choices or he usually make them. Simple of character, he simply do what he want to do, fairly ignoring the consequences if they bother him. Thrill-seeker just as well as born warmonger, he is quick to resort to whatever he think a situation may take, be it to mostly sacrifice himself. Few things can stop him once on his tracks, unless he admit being seriously wrong.

Yet, when it come to everyday life, he is a quiet and calm guy, jester by choice, making fun of almost everything if he can. Life is already grim enough and his hands are far from clean, there is no use to get all gloomy about it. Man liking simple things, he is perfectly happy with a nap under the sun or a good meal as long as it fill his stomach. Of course, coming from nobility, he do appreciate the finer things but he mostly think them as good for special occasions. One grow dull when he let himself be immersed in earthly pleasure.

The only exception about this rule come to relationships. Simeon is a man that -need- to touch others, to establish friendship with an accolade, to pat someone shoulder when sad. And of course, that make him a quite passionate man when it come to attraction. He doesn't shy himself from what he feel about people and seek company wholeheartedly. Loyal once in a serious relationship, he won't hesitate to have a one night thing if the impulse take him and is bound to no one.
Definitively not a melodic one. Simeon got a voice rugged by too many shouts and laughs, strangely deep given his build, moulded to be heard over a battlefield. He mostly conceal the more commanding edge of it if the situation allow it, highly conscious of his twisted place in Eorzea. Yet, no one could mistake the tone of one with an highly precise education, tone and prononciation as strict as hell. Quite unusual to hear him use any slang. Even his laughter is closer to a bark than a trill, loud and explosive. When seriously angry, it easily goes to a growl or a snarl, with again some unearthly resonance given his build.
Philosophy & Mannerisms
Do what you feel is right. One mostly could decipher Simeon's views over life choice like that. Bad or good, it only depend of who and how its looked at. It doesn't need reflection. When a friend is wounded you take care of it, when someone try to get you to fight you fight, when shit is raining down, you make the best of it. It goes pretty well with his usual blunt behaviour, making him just as much friends as enemies. Saying your mind without any kind of gloves on can be a double edged sword.

Proud and impulsive, he is the kind to get head first into troubles and consider it a necessity. Well, it happen, you understand?

When it come to mannerisms, he does have a couple of odds habits. Sniffing his food and drinks for having a keen nose, tilting his head to the side when puzzled, scratching his tattoos when uncomfortable or touching his ever present necklace when brooding are a few of them. Yet, the most meaningful might be the most discreet, shifting to stand on his left foot when he get angry. It come from being a spearman, to be able to trust forward in a flash.
●Honesty. Someone honest is a good one.
●Doing the right thing. Amazing isn't it?
●Pragmatic people. Dream chasing is good, but not too much.
●Training. As strange as it is, he like to sweat and hone himself
●Gear management. He does complain about it but he loves his gear.
●Songs of old tales. Remind him of childhood
●A good book. Easiest way to relax in a comfy eve.
●Mulled wine and warm bread. Even more by a snowy night
●Stargazing. Always been inspiring.
●Politics. Mostly politician talking bullshit.
●Any form of bribe. He is not for sales.
●Lalafell. They go on his nerves, it's visceral.
●Sweets. Denied as a child. It's the enemy.
●Any kind of dragonkin. Well, he FOUGHT them. And lost people from it.
●Heat. And sand. Yet have to do with it.
●Spear and sword play.
●Heavy armour proficiency.
●Chocobo care. You're Ishgardian or not.
●Creating jewellery. A growing interest of him
●Singing. He doesn't sing often, but he does know how to do it
●Hunting. Have grown as a seriously good trapper. Not a bowman though.
●Chess. Might be surprising, but he genuinely appreciate a good game of chess to pass the eve.

Combat, Abilities & Weaponry

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Basic Statistics (Every value regarding standard Elezen)
High: Strength, Willpower
Above Average: Dexterity, Balance
Average: Resilience (as tough as nails as he can be, some injuries [Losing an arm] took a toll on that], Speed
Low: Magic power.
Aetheric Abilities
Mastery: None
Expert: Jumping abilities
Average: Levinomancy
Novice:Cryomancy, Easing of pain
Weapon Training
Mastery: Almost any type of spear (Halberd favoured though)
Expert: Hand to hand combat, axes and maces (much better to open someone can)
Average: Bow, long/bastard sword.
Novice: Knives.
Combat Relevant Skills
High: Jumping around, Drawing attention, Armor use.
Above Average: Taking blows(It's a skill to dampen them enough), Tactics, improvised weapons
Average: Acrobatics (like a forward roll), Tracking, Riding.
Low: Magical defence, Retreats.
Non-Combat Abilities
Limited Aetherical Knowledge: Even if he do spend time by now studying and practising about magics, Simeon did got any kind of education in those subjects before he left Ishgard, for being drawed toward the soldiery ways. Under the guidance of a friend, he managed to overcome his issues about aether after some time and still take some medication to avoid itch from magic, learning slowly how to do some more advanced magics. Learning some Thaumaturgy, he is now able to do a few things, but even there, it's more raw power than mastery, taking up a lot of power without proper focus, hence, making him endurance in those arts. He is though getting pretty good with Levinomancy, thunder magics, that fit his character pretty well.
Field repairs: One can't really consider it an ability, but for sure, Simeon is quite the skilled guy when it come to repairing on the spot his gear with whatever he can find around. Bit of a scavenger maybe but useful when you fight often whatever might be the condition around. From piecing back together a broken spear shaft with a couple of metals rings and leather to tinkering a plate back in a wearable shape with a rock, he have great deal of experience on these emergency repairs. Just don't ask about anything magical or too technologically advanced. He ain't a walking god.
Don't know how to swim: It might sound dumb, but Simeon can't swim. The reasons behind it seems to be touchy and personal. Despite owning a house beachfront in the Mists!
Combat Abilities
Ishgardian Dragoon: Simeon is in all earnest a typical Ishgardian Dragoon, even if he never made it to their rank. He did followed the training but conflictual behavior and his ties toward politics, willing or not kept him from joining it. As such, he can, by tapping into the awakened dragon blood coursing in his veins, draw forth the signature jumping powers of that Order, though without the full range of those and practical applications. Using them to charge people head-first or avoid an obstacle, he is a highly mobile combattant as such. Yet he try to keep as a minimum his use of this ability for it to be taxing over the body and dangerous. Everyone know about the Change and he doesn't tap in a dragon-eye but his actual dragon blood from being a pure-blooded highborn.
OOC Note
Open for any type of combat, I don't play a combattant to evade it. From random to more advanced system like FATE-14 and freeform, I'll do everything, as long as it keep logical. Wounds and death doesn't scare me, a character grow old, sustain wounds and die like everyone. And wounds hurt.

Still, please keep to yourself any void-god abilities, demon-summoning on the spot or being able to block a Giga's club bare-handed unless you have a really good explanation.

Disclaimer: .
Sixth Astral Era
Born into a House.

Simeon is the second child of Lord Geoffroy & Lady Mirabelle of Sibaruse. As such, he received what may be qualified as... A sheltered education. Truth to be told, he didn't even left the house estate before his twelve. No matter how much he begged the guards or tried to sneak outside. As expected of a noble, from a responsable family, he was worked to the bone more than instructed regarding a large amount of subjects. All those proper things that nobility must know. From religious scriptures regarding Halone, to playing the harpsichord or reading a table dressing. A whole bother he would have gladly skipped if not put under heavy surveillance from his parents. That more or less coming from having an older brother already seen as a waste. At least, the more practical duties expected of a son from a warmonger House were way more enjoyable, kind of formatting the young blood into a reckless individual living through combat.

There is only but little more to say regarding Simeon early years. Burdened by becoming the back up of his House, head first into the his studies and training, he had only but little ways to get some idle time. Taking care of his bastard half-sister or leaving for Mer' House. Kinda dull isn't it?
Continuing later!
Seventh Umbral Era
This is typically post calamity information, or information since the turn of the era (Domans & others not in Eorzea proper).

In Recent Times
Moving Forward

Relationship Status Legend

Former Acquaintances
NPC Rumors

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

◢ Common Rumors - Easily overheard. Use these freely!
"The last son of the Lord? Never seen him much to begin when he was in the Convictory, but now, it's even worse. Like he is avoiding coming home for some reason." _ A Sibaruse House servant.
" Ah, you mean the man in the plate armor uh? Yeah, I see him often. He come, read the board and go. I wonder what he do exactly though. Come about half the time battered and bloody." _ An adventurer's guild personal.
◢ Uncommon Rumors - A little more difficult to hear. Use sparingly or ask first!
"The sharp with purple eyes uh? Seen him being almost chased from the Alchemist guild a couple of times. For me, he must seriously need his potions to get high." _ A Brass Blade.
"Him? Bhwaha. Seasick as fuck. Made a few travel between the mainland and Limsa in the same boat. Strangely, he look like the kind to have money and travel alone, wonder why he take a ship." _ A Lominsan trader.
""Did ye hear that one about th' posh sod? Tha' long necked knife-ear?"

"Yar, that lanky landlubber who bought passage wearin' naught but a towel. Where was he keepin' th' gil?"

"Cor Mate! Yer nay kiddin'?"

"He pulled th' gil out o' his arse 'n booked passage. All th' way t' th' isles. Said some lass wit' nice thighs had stolen his clothes while he was havin' a bath. So he was goin' t' get them back. In a towel. A bleedin' towel! Th' cap'n even offered 'im somethin' t' wear 'n th' loony bastard said no!"

"Bah, them longnecked arse!"" — A sailor of the Seagulf to a patron of the Wenches..
◢ Rare Rumors - Very rarely overheard. Please ask before using!
"Oh, I've heard rumors about his family. From a couple friends in the frontlines. Bloody warmongers all of them, but both his brother and his bastard sister look like they had a hand in some really weird shit and died. Wonder if he played a part." _ A Temple Knight.
"Rumor" — Rumormonger.
PC Rumors

Feel free to add your own rumors to this section.

◢ Player Character Rumors - Some of these are more rare than others!
"Cinnamon? He's good, sweet, honest, and fun. I cannot imagine a better man to have as a friend, or more. He can be a little stubborn sometimes, but that is part of his charm." — Roka Chan.
"Rumor" — Rumormonger.

RP Info

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Location & Probability
Places where the character is very likely to be seen
Ishgard: Kinda rarely for now, make quick trips home and depart as soon as possible
Coerthas: Strangely, Simeon is way more easily found into the lands around Ishgard than the city itself. Some business for sure.
The Shroud: Mostly while travelling between Ishgard and the rest of Eorzea. He is a known patron of the Bobbing Cork and often take part in whatever events happen around the way. Can't say it happen this often.
Gridania: Almost never. If you see him there, he is here on business matter. Or too wounded to move from it after a fight in the vicinity
Thanalan: More or less. If he likely evade the horrible heat of the place, he is often found around, running on various errants.
Ul'dah: The Jewel of the Sands have a pretty strong attraction over the Ishgardian, often found in the streets of the Sultanate. Yet, he is often quite cautious around those parts, for his own personal history with it to be pretty bad.
La Noscea: Recently, that's where you have the biggest chance to find him. Having settled in the residential areas around Limsa Lominsa, he is a common sight roaming around or training in his signatures plate armours.
Limsa Lominsa: Having settled in the vicinity, he is quite often there, for work or to relax a bit away from his den.
Each of the following affiliation are perfectly known. Feel free to use as you wish.
Ishgard: Born there, serving it since his sixteen as a fighter for his home. His home and country even if he dislike the ongoing politics. Nothing is more precious to his eyes, even if he keeps it from being known.
The Convictory Knight: After his initial training in the Dusk Vigil for his family to serve under the Durendaire, Simeon chose to break the traditions and engaged into the Convicotry Knights rather than his House retinue. It made a scandal back then, opposing him and his father bluntly over the subject. Yet in the end, he kept in, serving on the frontlines for decades, rather than to simply shield the interests of a few.
The Knight Dragoon Order of the Holy See: Simeon tried to join the Dragoons. To be fair, he dreamed of it like every other young boy with their sights on the martial path. He managed to join the training, willing to become one but never to manage in the name. His thunderous temper and political ties kept him from being able to be chosen to join the Order. He did learn a great deal though, still using those abilities with great pride.
House of Sibaruse: The second son of the House, he was predestined to be the replacement of his black karakul of a brother. If things turned sour for a while, he started to embrace that path once more, acutely aware that he can't run from such responsibilities. Mostly for he would never respect himself if he did.
Rhapsody: An heteroclit Free Company of the Thanalan, constitued visibly randomly from people coming of the world at large, without a single things to tie them up on the surface. He though seems to care a great deal for them when the occasion call for it. Their headquarters, is, amusingly, a Café
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 him 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).

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Coinpurse: A simple coin purse made of soft leather, containing a few hundred gil.
Necklace: If there a thing that never leave him, even between the sheets, it's his necklace. The story behind it is pretty long and secretive, but the value he give to this small piece of jewellery is obvious once one remark how often his hands come to tinker with it when thinking. Made of a handful of dragonkin fangs, it's a pretty discreet thing.
Dagger: If not roaming around in armour, Simeon usually keep on him a flat dagger. If a first he ostensibly showed it, time have made him to grow cautious about (and mostly Ul'dan folks), pushing him to conceal the blade tucked against a hip. As thin as possible, it's hardly a blade, far from being able to parry anything with. But that thing got some nasty point and keen edge for sure.
Compass, some parchment and coal: For having teleported around by crazed mages more than his share and left to rot in some completely unknown places, he have now the habit to travel around with always something to record his position and direction. Proved useful last time someone just dropped him in the middle of the desert. Like that. Usually, the whole is in a pouch hanging on his belt, just under the shirt.
Waterflask: When you travel, carry water. That's an imperative
Bandages and antidotes: If going around in the wilds? He'll be sure to take some with him, just in case. He get wounded and see wounded people often enough.
Arm maintenance supplies and tool: Having lost an arm to a job, Simeon managed to get his hand (singular!) on a couple prosthetics over the year, for various uses. As such, he always carry in a pocket a set of small sized tools (for an elezen), to ensure the arms run smoothly. tweezers, screwdriver, a magnifying lense, a rag and some oil.

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: About everything. I've roleplayed for long and can see that my character isn't me. As such, I'm fine with it being roughed up or roughing up people. More even, he is a warrior. And a seriously short tempered man. He is the kind that actually try to wound people. Not just slap them in the face and consider himself done. Though, a particular point regarding intimate scene, as much as I have nothing against it, they have to be logical and useful. Sex for sex, I have RL for that.
Ask about As much as I'm open to almost everything, asking about if you can cut an arm to Simeon never hurt. Don't expect me to just blindly follow your lead if you go all extreme without a reason. Compromises work with two peoples.
I won't play ERP for ERP (see statement above). No use, no interest. Blatant lore-bullshiting. You and I are playing FF14, not our own imaginary world. Don't go all crazy and spawn me magical thingies or primals on the face cause you like it to be shiny.
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.
■ Of Highborn. Quite textbook. He's from a House and holds a position of some power with it. He's tied up to have some political runs from it
■ Former Soldiery. Maybe you knew him as a soldier. He served mainly on the frontlines and stood there for decades. He saw hundreds of comrades over the years and trained with much more.
■ Former Dragoon Trainee. He followed the Dragoon training but wasn't chosen. He still retains interesting abilities from it.
■ Mercenary/Pathfinder/Adventurer. A veteran of the War, he found himself naturally dragged toward those kinds of things when he exited Ishgard for the first time. He's been doing so without stop since the last four turns and built himself quite the reputation in those fields.
■ Avid collector of stuff. Never to have known what it is to lack coin, Simeon tends to pile up stuff of all sort. He loves books, jewels (to transform it), armours and weapons and needs way too much space to store all of those. Toss in something exotic in the batch? He'll love to take it from your hands and have fun with it.
■ Jester. Whatever happens or almost, Simeon always has a joke ready to toss in the fray. Some people love it, some people hate it. Not his problem.

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