Iskra Firestorm

Basic Information
Level: 0
Race: Abandoned
Nationality: Natural
Citizenship: Halo
Profession Woodcutter

I will be your lighthouse

Character Information
Face Claim: Thoren Bradley Strength: 12 /30
Age: 26 (Flowerbirth 291 PC) Dexterity: 10 /30
Height: 5'9" Endurance: 12 /30
Weight: 180 lbs Luck: 2 /30
Gender: Male Intuition: 0 /3
Orientation: Straight Deity Alignment: None
Relationship Status: Single
Hair: Brown, tousled, trimmed beard and mustache
Eyes: Brown, needs glasses to read
Physique: Well-muscled due to his work and because he works out often
Fit: Boots, jeans with suspenders, basic shirt, coat/cap/gloves as needed, usually has an axe nearby, everything's covered in dog fur and wood scraps
Notable: Varied tattoos, scars, and usually some recent scrapes from his job
Playful -- Curious -- Loyal -- Stubborn -- Considerate

His mother sunk into a heavy depression when he was born due to the passing of his father. This colored Iskra's early view of the world, in which he decided he never wanted to create more pain or misery for others. Instead, he reveled in the rare moments when he could get his mother to smile, or even better, laugh! He quickly took to playing a fool to lighten the mood of others and is often up to mischief to achieve this end.

His easy smile and frequent humor shouldn't belittle the seriousness with which he carries his own grief and burdens. He thinks happiness is the utmost important thing so never wants to be the cause of suffering; often this has made him very closed off to others, unwilling to share bits of himself with them, and therefore unable to get much past basic acquaintances. Because of this aversion to causing unhappiness, Iskra also actively tries to avoid remembering his past and his family by doing the opposite, both in terms of where he lives and what he does for a living - rather than ocean-warmed sands and mercenary work, he chills himself in the coldest region and works as a woodcutter. The one thing he can't seem to avoid is his mother's fondness for drink, which he hates himself for, but she had it right - it does dull the misery a bit.
Iskra was born into a time of sorrow, as his father had just passed. The grief hung heavy, especially on his mother. He grew up cared for, but it was like walking on eggshells around her, trying to do whatever he could to help keep her from slipping into the dark. The rare moments she was lighter are some of his happiest and most cherished memories. His innocence at this time, and desire to play jester for his mom, made him always game for adventure and play in his youth. He was often getting into trouble, but not intentionally; he just stuck his nose where it didn't belong and was somewhat of a nuisance to other families who didn't have time to help parent him. He usually got along great with the other kids though, who wanted to go on grand adventures with him, and he always welcomed them.

Around 12 or so his mother also passed away. He won't speak or dwell on the cause of her death to any degree, but as she was the only one he really had, it wore heavy on him. Old enough to survive alone, it certainly wasn't easy, and it was even harder to bear. Iskra withdrew into himself and slipped into his own reclusive depression. Gone was the laughing, mischievous boy. Around 16 he left his homeland and moved to Halo, specifically because it was as opposite as he could get from his home. He hated the daily reminders that staying in his childhood home brought up, and so he started doing everything he could to forget. Originally repulsed by alcohol given how much he saw it affect his mother, it nonetheless always seemed to be around the revelry he craved to escape into, and so he began to partake and found it worthwhile as a method for numbing the worst. Although he truly hates it and it reminds him of her almost every time he drinks (whether he realizes it or not).

Young Adult
He found Goose as a stray dog one day, alone and scared. Iskra took him in, and that dog was the one who saved him. As Iskra aged into adulthood, he found a steady and destructive rhythm of drinking, partying, and escaping. Goose suddenly became someone who needed him, loved him, and was there for him through the good and the bad. They became inseparable and the boy inside Iskra gradually began to crawl his way back out of the hole he'd fallen into the past few years. Iskra still has a ways to go, and his hand is still heavy on the drink, but now he wakes up with purpose and works in the woods with his dog to contribute in some peaceful way. He's finding some inner calm, and through that starting to reach back out to others when he'd walled himself off for so long.
Has a pet dog named Goose, he's a grey and white Alaskan Husky. Basically Iskra's shadow/caretaker/reason for living still.

A rough estimate of this character's damage potential is as follows:

HP: 1

Unarmed strike:6

Physical attack with a basic weapon/attuned shifts: 16

Physical attack with an upgraded weapon/attuned shifts: 26

Physical attack with a mastered weapon/attuned shifts: 36

Magical attack with basic magic/mythical shifts: 16

Magical attack with upgraded magic/mythical shifts: 26

Magical attack with mastered magic/mythical shifts: 36

  • Fire Manipulation: Can manipulate flames. Must be within a 5ft radius, control is weak and unstable and requires concentration.
    Type: Dark | Rank: Basic

  • Citizenship Ability
    Halo has hardened you against her weather and her terrain. Once per PQ/PQ+/KQ/Drop, you can ignore an environmental effect that would otherwise hinder you (rough terrain, cold, wind, etc). (In order to use this ability, you must put a clear note in the bottom of your post immediately following the effect you want to ignore).
    Regional Score bonus: +3 in all shrine visits, drops, PQ+s, KQs, etc. (You must post this at the bottom of any post where a +3 should be included)


    Player Post Count: 45
    KQs: 0
    PQ+s: 1
    Mini Events: 1
    SWEs: 0
    PQs: 0
    Player MP: 20
    King's End
    • The Barrows - No thread
      • The Last Step - No thread
      • Meadowreach - No thread
    • Queen's Gambit - No thread
      • Eye of Fire - No thread
    • Mourn - No thread
      • The Dreaming Well - No thread
    • Boondocks - No thread
      • The Castaway Exchange - No thread
      Explored: 0/9
    • The Citadel - [se] midnight palettes
    • Tundra - No thread
      • Sea of Glass - No thread
      • The Fangs - No thread
      • The Frostfields - No thread
      • Svaturis Bay - No thread
      • The Hollow Forest - No thread
      • The Greenwing - No thread
      Explored: 2/10
    Hollowed Grounds
    • Inner Quarter - No thread
    • Outer Brambles - No thread
      • The Labyrinth - No thread
      • Levinsward - No thread
      • Peekaboo Rise - No thread
      • Glade - No thread
        • Oasis - No thread
        • The Spire - No thread
    • Outer Islands - No thread
      • Bone Bridges - No thread
      • Jack Tar Landing - No thread
      Explored: 1/16
    • Ahi Coast - No thread
      • Kaiholo Port - No thread
      • The Rainbow Road - No thread
      • Aumakua - No thread
      • Miana Pool - No thread
    • Haulani - No thread
      • The Hanged Man - No thread
      • Rae's Fingers - No thread
    • Arclight Ocean - No thread
      • Underwater City - No thread
        • The Spiral Marketplace - No thread
        • Drowned Gardens - No thread
        • Razortooth Basin - No thread
        • Moonkissed Reef - No thread
      • Kuali'i Isles - No thread
      • The Maw - No thread
      • Apopo - No thread
      • Metacarpal Island - No thread
      Explored: 0/18
    • City Area - No thread
      • The Celestine - No thread
      • The Tower - No thread
      • The Spyglass - No thread
      • Judgement's Needle - No thread
      • The Archive - No thread
      • The Collegium - No thread
      • Pacifist Plaza - No thread
      • The Silk Houses - No thread
        • The White Hart - No thread
        • Mother Molly's - No thread
      • Trinity Temple - No thread
      • Eye of the Storm - No thread
    • The Falling - No thread
      • Skyport - No thread
      • The Grotto - No thread
    • City Gates - No thread
      • The Righteous Climb - No thread
      • The Dragon's Nest - No thread
      Explored: 0/19
    The Draig Cordillera
    • The Draig Cordillera - No thread
      • Amphitheatre - No thread
      • Infinity Fields - No thread
      • Caido's Lighthouse - No thread
      • Weightless Waterfall - No thread
      • Summit - No thread
      Explored: 0/6
    Hak Etme
    • Hak Etme - No thread
      • The Furnace - No thread
      • Boneyard - No thread
      • Sunshine Pools - No thread
      • Sea of Dreams - No thread
      • Suvahasi - No thread
      Explored: 0/6
    The Feverlands
    • The Feverlands - No thread
      • The Hanging Tree - No thread
      • Tar Pits - No thread
      • The Sallow Swamp - No thread
      Explored: 0/4
    • Oerwoud - No thread
      • Tanglefoot - No thread
        • Leap of Faith - No thread
        • The Mistbanks - No thread
      • Undergrove - No thread
        • The Peepholes - No thread
      • Brittlebone Bridge - No thread
      • Wishtide Waterways - Hotel California
      Explored: 1/8
    The Climb
    • The Climb - No thread
      • The Crust - No thread
        • Angel's End - No thread
        • Lava Pits - No thread
      • The Burrows - No thread
        • The Mountain's Roar - No thread
        • Soulfire Reach - No thread
        • Obsidian Cathedral - No thread
        • Frey's Breath - No thread
      Explored: 0/9
    • Greatwood - No thread
      • Sidhe Village - No thread
      • The Stone Symphony - No thread
        • Sunken Gardens - No thread
        • The Saltkiss Estuary - No thread
      • The Wildwood - No thread
        • Ludo's Woods - No thread
        • Crimson Cataract - No thread
        • Mathair - No thread
        • Eyes of Vi - No thread
      Explored: 1/13
    Iskra's Threadlog
    1 active · 8 closed · 1 need replies · 9 total
    Thread Participants Posts Last Post
    [PQ+] prose and cons
    in The Citadel on 09-16-2023
    Deimos, Hotaru 43 Last post by Deimos
    on 10-14-2023
    These shots don't ricochet
    in VlamVloed on 09-15-2023
    Melita, Serendipity 13 Last post by Melita
    on 10-03-2023
    feel the essence fill the void
    in Temple on 09-11-2023
    Noah, Bartholomew 10 Last post by Noah
    on 10-21-2023
    [se] you're just the only what-if
    in Snowcloak on 09-08-2023
    Flora 11 Last post by Flora
    on 10-04-2023
    [SE] Blame it on the a-a-a-a-a-alcohol
    in Kraai on 09-06-2023
    Soleil, Soleil 6 Last post by Soleil
    on 10-10-2023
    [Mini Event] [se] midnight palettes
    in The Citadel on 09-05-2023
    Deimos, Evie, Sah, Alys, Soleil, Hotaru 12 Last post by Deimos
    on 09-16-2023
    Hotel California
    in Wishtide Waterways on 09-05-2023
    Koa 12 Last post by Koa
    on 11-02-2023
    [SE] A light by the door
    in Snowcloak on 09-03-2023
    Sah 7 Last post by Sah
    on 10-06-2023
    [SE] i think i am finally clean
    in Observatory on 09-02-2023
    Liam, Hadama 13 Last post by Hadama
    on 11-06-2023
    1 active · 8 closed · 1 need replies · 9 total

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