Bastien De Rosieres


 

Basic Information
Level: 3
Race: Ascended
Nationality: Outlander
Citizenship: Hollowed Grounds
Profession Guildmaster / Artist
Primary Organisation ☆ Artist's Sanctuary Guild
Secondary Organisation
Character Information
Face Claim: Adyita Kapur Strength: 15 /30
Age: 33 (Longheat 276 PC) Dexterity: 22 /30
Height: 6' 2" Endurance: 13 /30
Weight: 12.9 st Luck: 6 /30
Gender: Male Relationship Status: Dating Rexanna
Orientation: Pansexual Deity Alignment: The Voice
Appearance


Bastien is tall with natural good looks and grace. He sometimes lets his hair grow but usually it is cropped at least above his shoulders and is thick and black. He often wears bright and eccentric clothing designed to accentuate his body. He has a large scar on his left hip.
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(FC: Adyita Roy Kapur)
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Personality
Bastien has good intentions in general, but his tendency to wax lyrical and act pretentious about most things can rub people up the wrong way. Everything he does is a kind of performance with an effort to charm and attract those around him - residual from being a performer for much of his youth.
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If he is passionate about something he can quickly grow angry and insistent but never violent. He is knowledgeable on many subjects relevant to 1700s Earth, but none in the Hollowed Grounds. Still it is clear he is intelligent and willing to learn.
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A naturally creative person, he spends a lot of time painting, drawing and making up performances.
History

Bastien was born in 1700s Venice to 3rd generation Indian immigrants to France. He grew up not poor but hardly a prince, spending much of his childhood performing tricks in the streets of Paris with travelling circus troupes to make money. In his teens he earned a scholarship to a college of the arts in Venice and stayed there for the rest of his life.
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At 22 he began the 'Lost and Found Refuge', a bohemian shelter for young artists and creatives. The deal was simple - room and board and support in return for 50% of artistic profits and a mention of Bastien's name. Within three years he was one of the most important men in the countries art scene. Dealing his students work and making his own was rewarding and profitable; before long Bastien was rubbing elbows (and other things) with the elite nobles.
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Ten years passed before he knew it. His work had begun to get stale, his paintings dull, when his entire life changed. He went to sleep in Venice and woke up being spat out into the Hollowed Grounds. Such a change was difficult to adjust to, having no idea where he was or why he was there, but Bastien was pleased to see that this place had alcohol to help him adjust to the idea.
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The Rathskeller was familiar enough he could almost forget he wasn't home, at least sometimes. Getting work there as a bartender, he now spends his time trying to charm the patrons in order to forget the aching homesickness and confusion in his gut.

Bastien made friends with Rexanna, Remi, Ronin. He worked briefly as a bartender at the Rathskeller, where he had a...experience with Edrei, in Where Everybody Knows Your Name.
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Bastien met Safrin and began a church dedicated to her ({PQ} Dionysus Reborn) involved in plenty of hedonism and orgies and drinking. However, eventually he ran foul of Safrin and was cursed by her to be an old man in Lost Potential.

Bastien decided he had had enough of being cursed and took up The Voice on an offer to ascend in {God Quest} Delivery. He showed Rexanna his fangs and to his great delight (because he has a crush on her) was allowed to bite her in Ascended to Greatness. He then began the 'Artist's Sanctuary', an artist's guild, in {PQ} The Artist's Sanctuary.
Other

Abilities
  • Magic: Hypnotic Pulse | Bastien is able to emit a pulse of energy at a distance of around 5ft. Any mortal standing within range will feel soothed and at ease. Useful for feeding. (Can only be used once per thread).
    Type: Grey | Rank: Basic
  • Magic: 20% Sunlight Resistance
    Type: Light | Rank: Basic

  • Items
  • Type: Grey
    Hover Plate | A thin sheet of elegant metal that acts as a hover board when stood upon by an ascended. Ascendeds can control the height (max. 3 ft) of the board, as well as its direction and speed (speed is equal to the rider's). To a non-ascended, nothing happens when it is stood upon.

  • Type: Light
    Safrin's Light Conjuration Ring | An opal ring that emits a starry-light up to a radius of 20ft and works in magical darkness

  • Type: Grey
    Optical Upgrade | Can see through god-created illusions such as the barrier around the Hollowed Grounds.

  • Type: Grey
    Illusory Paint: When used to create things that have movement (waves, leaves, grasses, hair) this paint will cause those aspects of the canvas to appear to move.


    Companion
  • Bastien's Threadlog
    9 active · 74 closed · 5 need replies · 83 total
    Thread Participants Posts Last Post
    opportunity knocks
    in The Artist's Sanctuary on 07-14-2019
    Ronin 5 Last post by Ronin
    on 07-15-2019
    [Mini Event] we're only human, after all
    in Devas Bakery Basement on 07-12-2019
    Amalia, Ronin, Remi, Kiada, Deimos, Jigano, Rory 19 Last post by Remi
    on 07-16-2019
    [DROP] ar hyd y nos
    in Crimson Cataract on 07-08-2019
    Remi, Random Event, Ronin, Rory, Phoebe, Deimos, Rexanna, Amalia, Jigano, Melita, Kiada, Peter, Jiao, Arduinna 43 Last post by Random Event
    on 07-15-2019
    [PQ] palm to palm is holy palmer's kiss
    in Domiciles on 07-08-2019
    Edrei, Rexanna, Lily, Lucas, Ezra 9 Last post by Lucas
    on 07-15-2019
    little light one
    in The Settlement on 07-07-2019
    Rexanna 12 Last post by Bastien
    on 07-15-2019
    [Mini Event] Greet Your Queen
    in Temple on 07-05-2019
    Remi, Edrei, Ronin, Rory, Phoebe, Roana, Zariah, NPC, Deimos, Rexanna, Amalia, Jigano, Melita, Kiada, Emmett, Peter, Are, Melinoë, Sascha, Niambh, Eli 47 Last post by Zariah
    on 07-12-2019
    Panflute at sunset
    in Domiciles on 07-04-2019
    Kheelan 6 Last post by Bastien
    on 07-11-2019
    By Any Other Name
    in Shrine on 07-02-2019
    the VOICE 10 Last post by the VOICE
    on 07-10-2019
    love bites so deep
    in Ironbolt Penitentiary on 06-26-2019
    Rexanna 23 Last post by Rexanna
    on 07-06-2019
    Till The Morning Comes
    in Ironbolt Penitentiary on 06-22-2019
    Rexanna 8 Last post by Rexanna
    on 06-24-2019
    The Count of Monte Caido
    in Ironbolt Penitentiary on 06-20-2019
    Roana 11 Last post by Bastien
    on 06-27-2019
    A Formal Army for the Birth of a Nation
    in Temple on 06-18-2019
    Remi, Ronin, Rory, NPC, Deimos, Amalia, Melita, Lucas, Peter, Adam, Are, Nate, Sascha, Niambh, Arick, Eli, Vynter 36 Last post by Nate
    on 07-05-2019
    [Mini Event] so it has come to this
    in Temple on 06-18-2019
    Remi, Edrei, Ronin, Deimos, Amalia, Wessex, Jigano, Kiada, Lucas 23 Last post by Deimos
    on 06-21-2019
    [Mini Event] Bad Times, Good Art
    in The Artist's Sanctuary on 06-13-2019
    Edrei, Jigano 6 Last post by Jigano
    on 06-21-2019
    [Mini Event] Woods of the Rising Sun
    in The Wildwood on 06-01-2019
    Remi, Court Official, Ronin, Ianto, Deimos, Amalia, Jigano, Melita 12 Last post by Ronin
    on 06-08-2019
    [SWE] Capturing the Sun
    in The Wildwood on 06-01-2019
    Remi, Court Official, Ronin, Ianto, Safrin, Deimos, Amalia, Wessex, Jigano, Melita, Lily, Virion 33 Last post by Lily
    on 06-21-2019
    [SE] Criss-Cross
    in Domiciles on 05-31-2019
    Remi 16 Last post by Remi
    on 06-19-2019
    Fine Detail [SE]
    in The Artist's Sanctuary on 05-16-2019
    Zariah 10 Last post by Zariah
    on 06-05-2019
    [SE] Capturing a Likeness
    in Fields on 05-07-2019
    Ronin 15 Last post by Bastien
    on 06-04-2019
    A Chance to Stand in Your Light
    in The Underground on 05-06-2019
    Random Event 7 Last post by Bastien
    on 05-21-2019
    [SE][OPEN] Singing for Safrin
    in The Underground on 05-05-2019
    Beatrix 16 Last post by Bastien
    on 05-15-2019
    [Mini Event] flying too close to the sun
    in Fields on 05-01-2019
    Remi, Ronin, Ianto, Roana, Zariah, Beatrix, Wessex, Lily, Killian 20 Last post by Ianto
    on 05-06-2019
    [PQ] we are the music makers, the dreamers of dreams
    in The Settlement on 04-25-2019
    Remi, Rexanna, Lily, Lucas 21 Last post by Lily
    on 06-23-2019
    Grim Omens
    in Crimson Cataract on 04-25-2019
    Rexanna 14 Last post by Rexanna
    on 06-26-2019
    [Mini Event] show me what you got
    in Wishing Wagon on 04-24-2019
    Remi, Ianto, Phoebe, Roana, Rexanna, Wessex, Lily, Nate 10 Last post by Ianto
    on 04-27-2019
    25 God-Becoming Tips You Must See To Believe!
    in Monster Hunters Guild on 04-24-2019
    Ronin 25 Last post by Bastien
    on 05-16-2019
    Ask Not What The Voice Can Do For You
    in Shrine on 04-22-2019
    Random Event 3 Last post by Bastien
    on 04-22-2019
    Problems and Solutions
    in Monster Hunters Guild on 04-09-2019
    Remi 14 Last post by Remi
    on 04-24-2019
    Don't Pin it All On Me
    in Domiciles on 04-09-2019
    Lucas 10 Last post by Lucas
    on 04-17-2019
    [SE] You, and you, and nothing but you
    in Fiat Lux on 04-08-2019
    Rexanna 16 Last post by Rexanna
    on 04-23-2019
    you are a fairytale
    in The Spire on 04-04-2019
    Phoebe, Rexanna 20 Last post by Rexanna
    on 04-15-2019
    Happy Little Trees
    in Fields on 03-26-2019
    Rexanna 24 Last post by Rexanna
    on 04-03-2019
    Cheeky Peek
    in The Outskirts on 03-18-2019
    Evie 8 Last post by Evie
    on 04-06-2019
    See through, see far.
    in Shrine on 03-18-2019
    Wessex, Samuel, the VOICE, Lucas, 108, Kristopher, Aedion 16 Last post by Lucas
    on 03-19-2019
    The Next Ten Minutes
    in Domiciles on 03-17-2019
    Rexanna 28 Last post by Rexanna
    on 03-26-2019
    welcome to the dark side, we've got cookies
    in Domiciles on 03-17-2019
    Wessex 8 Last post by Bastien
    on 04-01-2019
    [PQ] The Artist's Sanctuary
    in Domiciles on 03-16-2019
    Rexanna, Lucas, Caiside, Seiji 18 Last post by Bastien
    on 04-19-2019
    bella notte
    in Domiciles on 03-10-2019
    Lucas 18 Last post by Bastien
    on 03-31-2019
    Roll me in designer sheets I'll never get enough
    in Domiciles on 03-08-2019
    Edrei 12 Last post by Bastien
    on 04-06-2019
    Ascended to Greatness
    in Domiciles on 03-08-2019
    Rexanna 16 Last post by Rexanna
    on 03-18-2019
    [God Quest] Delivery
    in Shrine on 03-07-2019
    Samuel, the VOICE 14 Last post by Bastien
    on 03-08-2019
    A Better Deal
    in Shrine on 03-05-2019
    Frey 10 Last post by Frey
    on 03-10-2019
    So, About That Funeral...
    in Domiciles on 03-01-2019
    Frey, Rexanna 19 Last post by Rexanna
    on 03-08-2019
    [Mini Event] Bastien, Remembered
    in Domiciles on 02-28-2019
    Remi, Edrei, Rexanna, Lily 13 Last post by Remi
    on 03-09-2019
    Under New Management
    in Church of Safrin on 02-26-2019
    Phoebe, Lily, the VOICE 14 Last post by Lily
    on 03-10-2019
    [SWE] It ends in fire
    in Sanctuary on 02-25-2019
    Remi, Random Event, Edrei, Ronin, Vervain, Rory, Phoebe, Deimos, Rexanna, Amalia, Wessex, Samuel, Jigano, Melita, Kiada, Seiji, Maea, Evie 32 Last post by Rexanna
    on 03-01-2019
    Lost Potential
    in Shrine on 02-22-2019
    Safrin 15 Last post by Bastien
    on 02-25-2019
    [RE] Knock knock
    in Rathskeller on 02-21-2019
    Random Event, Edrei, Ru'in, Lucas 5 Last post by Ru'in
    on 02-21-2019
    Open this FUCKING DOOR
    in Rathskeller on 02-20-2019
    Edrei, Vervain, Deimos, Amalia 14 Last post by Vervain
    on 02-23-2019
    [seasonal event] blindsided
    in Rathskeller on 02-17-2019
    Rexanna 27 Last post by Rexanna
    on 03-01-2019
    9 active · 74 closed · 5 need replies · 83 total

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    Joined: 12-01-2018
    Last Visit: 8 hours ago
    Total Posts: 473 (2.09 posts per day | 2.48 percent of total posts)
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    Total Threads: 41 (0.18 threads per day | 2.97 percent of total threads)
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