Seraph

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Seraph
The Fallen Angel
Demigod
Created December 2002
Status Retired
Retired February 21, 2014
Race Human
Classes Warrior
Cleric
Ordained
Thug
Last Seen 2013
Followed Bliss
Triston
Kerriariadne
Katrana (x2)
Mystaya
Isolas
Spouse Mystaya
Partner Alexis
Parents Unknown
Children Samiyah (repudiated)
Jamilla
Immorted Amb: July 12, 2008
Attend: Nov 10, 2008
Demi: May 9, 2009
Retire: April 14, 2010
Demi: March 5, 2013
2nd Retire: Feb 21, 2014
Following 1st: Vir
2nd: High Order
Image by Liciniosouza, on DeviantArt

Mud Contributions:


Current Description:

The whispering shadows of the Hell he fell to and arose back out of, still 
waft around the imposing Immortal before you.  Dressed from head to toe in
black plate armor, he has the towering physique of one who has spent every
day of his existence, from early childhood to the present, in the struggle
for dominance.  Mortal conflicts shaped his spirit and body into a weapon,
ready to be wielded against foes of every degree of expertise. Dark Suriel
and Angel of the Hunt, evidence of oaths given to Kerriariadne and Katrana
yet glow upon bracers worn on his wrists. Outstretched wings of black make
him even more intimidating but the deep, intense blue of his aura gives an
overwhelming proof of the change he has made in himself. A full-faced helm
is tucked under one arm, leaving his hair to tumble down to his shoulders:
a deep brown at the top fading to pale white at the ends. A narrow band of
cloth covers the horror of his burned-out eyes, the pale linen taking on a
multi-hued appearance from the light of an opaline spark that floats about
his head. It wafts about, almost like a will-o-wisp, and as it drifts near
where his eyes once were, he smiles at it, the expression transforming him
from a being that causes your weakened knees to want to bend in submission
to, into that a loving if firm father. He murmurs some gentle admonishment
in the desert language, and then turns His attention back to you once more.
As he returns your awed stare, you feel a strange tugging in your chest as
if your soul itself attempted to answer His summons. He smiles, a bit more
like the fanged grin of a hunting beast than that of a concerned parent, a
pain briefly wracks you, and the sensation is mercifully gone... for now.
Seraph is bathed in the essence of charisma.
Seraph is in perfect health.

Seraph is using:
<used as light>     (Blue Aura) the radiant glow of an willingly offered soul
<worn on finger>    (Moderate magic) the Ring of Angelic Council
<worn on finger>    (Moderate magic) a ring set with desert opal
<worn around neck>  (Moderate magic) a black plate gorget
<worn around neck>  (Moderate magic) a black iron chain bearing a seal
<worn on body>      (Potent magic) black full plate armor, complete with angel wings
<worn on head>      (Potent magic) a narrow strip of clean, white linen
<worn on legs>      (Potent magic) greaves and cuisses of black plate
<worn on feet>      (Potent magic) sandy boots of heavy black leather
<worn on hands>     (Potent magic) armored gauntlets of black leather
<worn on arms>      (Moderate magic) articulated black plate pauldrons
<worn as shield>    (Powerful magic) a desert-style war shield
<worn about body>   (Potent magic) a voluminous desert robe of black linen
<worn about waist>  (Potent magic) a thick black leather swordbelt
<worn around wrist> (Moderate magic) a black bracer shaped like briars
<worn around wrist> (Moderate magic) a black bracer shaped like a sylph
<wielded>           (Powerful magic) an ancient, bloody longsword
<wielded off-hand>  (Moderate magic) a curved, desert-style dagger
<held>              (Moderate magic) the light of a stolen soul
<worn with pride>   (Moderate magic) the remnants of a tattoo, burned away
<worn with pride>   (Artifact magic) (Glowing) (Humming) the Medallion of Godhood

2012

If Hell itself had a champion, it would look much like the unholy figure
that towers over you. Dressed from head to toe in black plate armor, the
unrelieved sable continues in the inky wings that arch upward.  Weapons,
shield, and armor alike bears the evidence of battle - blood dripping in
a steady stream to pool at his feet. Thick shouldered, bearing the signs
of two gods - Kerriariadne and Katrana - worn still around his wrists, a
clearer picture of violence could not be drawn. His multi-hued hair - an
uninteresting brown at the top, fading to a pale white at the ends - has
been braided back, to stay out of his eyes during combat.  His eyes seem
unusually dark, shadowed, until he lifts his head with an evil laugh, an
unopposed view granted of the burned holes that are all that remains. It
is a horrifying sight and he laughs at your discomfort. His crossed arms
draw your eye to the holy symbols still worn around his wrists:  That of 
Katrana and Kerriariadne - the gods that shaped him the most strongly.

As he returns your stare, you feel a strange tugging in your chest - a
sense of emptiness... as if, by his presence alone, he could steal that
which is most precious - your very essence. With a smirk and a flick of
his fingers, he releases his playful tugging on your spirit... For now.

Seraph is using:
<used as light>     (Weak magic) a softly glowing blue gemstone
<worn on finger>    (Moderate magic) the Ring of Angelic Council
<worn on finger>    (Moderate magic) a ring set with desert opal
<worn around neck>  (Moderate magic) a black plate gorget
<worn around neck>  (Moderate magic) a black iron chain bearing a seal
<worn on body>      (Moderate magic) black full plate armor, complete with angel wings
<worn on head>      (Potent magic) a black fullface helm with no eyeslits
<worn on legs>      (Moderate magic) greaves and cuisses of black plate
<worn on feet>      (Moderate magic) sandy boots of heavy black leather
<worn on hands>     (Moderate magic) armored gauntlets of black leather
<worn on arms>      (Moderate magic) articulated black plate pauldrons
<worn as shield>    (Moderate magic) a black shield, dripping blood of angels
<worn about body>   (Potent magic) a voluminous desert robe of black linen
<worn about waist>  (Moderate magic) a thick black leather swordbelt
<worn around wrist> (Moderate magic) a black bracer shaped like briars
<worn around wrist> (Moderate magic) a black bracer shaped like a sylph
<wielded>           (Moderate magic) an ancient, bloody longsword
<worn with pride>   (Artifact magic) (Glowing) (Humming) the Medallion of Godhood
<worn with pride>   (Token magic) remnants of a tattoo, burned away

WHO Lists:

Hum [       Wa:10       ] Seraph the Boy                                        December 22, 2002
Hum [       Wa:11       ] Seraph the Boy                                        February 24, 2003
Hum [    Wa:18 Cl:21    ] Seraph the Boy *hunt*sin*                             April 12, 2003
Hum [    Cl:26 Wa:21    ] Seraph Excaped from Hellview *cky=wrath* Alexis       May 22, 2003
Hum [    Wa:22 Cl:30    ] Seraph When Love and Death Embrace (Sin Council) Mys  June 21, 2003
Hum [    Wa:24 Cl:30    ] SEraph When Love and Death Embrace                    September 28, 2003
Hum [    Wa:24 Cl:30    ] Seraph When Love and Death Embrace                    October 25, 2003
Hum [    Wa:24 Cl:30    ] Seraph When Love and Death Embrace *dark*             November 18, 2003
Hum [    Wa:26 Cl:30    ] Seraph When Love and Death Embrace *Dark Knight*      November 30, 2003
Hum [    Wa:29 Cl:30    ] Seraph Human Shield of Dark                           December 15, 2003
Hum [    Wa:30 Cl:30    ] Seraph Human Shield of Dark                           December 21, 2003
Hum [    Dark Shield    ] Seraph Arch-Angel of Darkness                         December 22, 2003
Hum [    Dark Shield    ] Seraph Arch-Angel of Darkness                         January 1, 2004
Hum [    Dark Suriel    ] Seraph, Mystaya's Arch-Angel of Darkness              February 29, 2004
Hum [    Cl:30 Wa:30    ] Seraph, Mystaya's Arch-Angel                          April 22, 2004
Hum [    Wa:30 Cl:30    ] Seraph Mystaya's Arch-Angel of Hunt                   May 22, 2004
Hum [    Wa:30 Cl:30    ] Seraph Mystaya's Arch-Angel of Hunt                   October 17, 2004
Hum [    Wa:30 Cl:30    ] Seraph Skylore Angel of Hunt *mystaya*                November 22, 2004
Hum [    Wa:30 Cl:30    ] Seraph Skylore Angel of Hunt *mystaya*                January 20, 2005
Hum [ Wa:30 Tg:30 Cl:30 ] Seraph.                                               January 7, 2006
Hum [ Wa:30 Tg:30 Cl:30 ] Seraph anyone seen my title I lost it                 January 4, 2007
Hum [ Wa:30 Tg:30 Cl:30 ] Seraph making sure the guildhall walls stay up        March 20, 2007
Hum [ Wa:30 Tg:30 Cl:30 ] Seraph, Arch-Angel of the Nashite Magi                May 25, 2007
Hum [ Wa:30 Tg:30 Cl:30 ] Seraph, Arch-Angel of the Nashite Magi                October 31, 2007
Hum [ Wa:30 Tg:30 Cl:30 ] Seraph, Arch-Angel of the Nashite Magi                February 11, 2008
Hum [ Wa:30 Tg:30 Cl:30 ] Seraph Arch-Angel of the Nashite Magi                 June 4, 2008
Hum [     Attendant     ] Seraph it's watching over  Darkclaws followers now    January 10, 2009
Hum [     Attendant     ] Seraph is watching over Darkclaw's followers now.     February 15, 2009
Hum [      Retired      ] Seraph Fallen Angel of Darkness                       December 14, 2012
Hum [      Demigod      ] Seraph Fallen Angel of the High Order                 March 5, 2013
Hum [      Demigod      ] Seraph done like dinner                               February 19, 2014


Character History: 11/18/2012

Seraph raises his hand and a throne of bones rises from the floor.
Seraph sits on the throne.

Samiyah startles, and takes another step backward, gasping as she hits the wall unexpectedly.

Seraph says, 'when I was a child my parents were killed. I was about 8 at the time. I took to the streets of Midgaard doing whatever I could to survive. I meet up with a man and he took me in, fed me, clothed me. Trained me in combat. But everything comes with a price. I worked for him stealing - collecting items for him '.

Samiyah nods slightly, listening.

Seraph says, 'if it wasn't up to his standards I was beaten and it was never up to his standards'.

Samiyah makes a soft sound of sorrow at the image of a starved, desperate child being beaten.

Seraph says, 'One day he told me to go collect from the weapon-smith so I did. When I got back I saw him talking with a huge ogre. I was spotted standing there and was dragged into the room. They beat me with a chain and whips until I was almost dead. They heated up a iron fork and came over to me. He said a person with no eyes has no soul for the eyes are the window to the soul - and pushed the burning rod into my eyes '.

Samiyah covers her mouth with one hand, her eyes reflecting the horror she feels.

Seraph says, 'that moment my soul left my body and I was standing before an angel. He said, ‘I feel the hate in you and I will help you'. He breathed life back into my lifeless body . He also told me how to steal souls for souls kept me alive'.

You say (in common), 'was this the 'Vir' I have read of?'.

Seraph says, 'no'.

Seraph says, 'I was not dead and I was not alive when I came back I was an angel. The first soul I ever took was Marion'.

Seraph pulls a gem from his robe. It glows bright red.

Samiyah stares wordlessly at the gem, shuddering.

Seraph tosses it to you.

Samiyah squawks and catches it instinctively.

Seraph says, 'meet Marion'.

Samiyah holds it in her hands like she would a dead, rotted thing.

Seraph says, 'he was the one who took me in'.

Tears seep from her eyes, staining her veil.

Seraph says, 'as the years passed I killed and collected souls'.

Samiyah begs softly, her voice shaking, 'Please .. please take it back.'
Samiyah extends her hands.

Seraph says, 'Then the Dark lord took me in under him I learned to harness my hate'.

Seraph opens his hand and the gem returns, absorbing into it.

Samiyah lowers her arms, unconsciously rubbing her hands against the linen of her robe, over and over.

Seraph says, 'Kerri made me a helm so I could see again'.

You say (in common), 'How? Magic?'.

Seraph says, 'he used some of his immortal powers to create it'.
Seraph says, 'I became his Ordained and fought many battles for him spilling blood of the innocent. Don’t mistake my childhood as a tale of sorrow. It is a tale of vengeance. I am thankful for Marion - he unleashed me'.

Samiyah nod slightly and asks softly, 'What of your vows to Lady Mystaya?

Seraph eyes glow bright red.
Seraph says, 'hmmmm Mystaya. I loved her but she was my weakness'.

You say (in common), 'do you have children?'.

Seraph says, 'no'.

You say (in common), 'what about your followers?'.

Seraph says, 'After many years of killing and raiding towns my time came to become a god. When I took my rightful place among the gods I was torn apart'.

You say (in common), 'emotionally or literally?'.

Seraph says, 'Both'.
Seraph says, 'I lost my way to the power. I lost my focus. The souls I collected shattered within me destroying my mind and body'.

You say (in common), 'so what is the Vir?'.

Seraph says, 'The Vir is an illusion. Something my mind created and took hold. Once the gods cast me out of the heavens I returned to normal'.

You say (in common), 'so the power of immortality was too much to bear?'.

Seraph says, 'I was not ready'.

Seraph stands up the bone throne crumbles to dust.

You say (in common), 'so if you 'returned to normal'... why do you still steal souls '.

Seraph bends down, looking you dead in the eyes.
Seraph says, 'Because I like to'.
Seraph grins evilly at you.

Samiyah cringes back, her shoulders pressed against the stone wall as if to hide within it.

Seraph says, 'I want chaos and death. I want to stop as many people as possible from entering the heavens'.

Samiyah asks softly, 'Why? Does it make you feel better?'

Seraph says, 'yes it does'.

Seraph hand glows red. As he holds it close to your face, you can feel your soul slipping away.
Seraph pulls his hand away.

Samiyah reaches up and grabs a small, hand-made charm in her hair, and says quickly, 'Away with you!'

Seraph says, 'see, Samiyah? I can collect anytime. But I like you'.

You say (in common), 'Why do you want me to write about you?'.

Seraph says, 'why? Because you are skilled. People listen to you'.

You say (in common), 'Why do you care if people know your story? You hate them all..'.

Seraph says, 'everyone wants to be remembered. I don't hate you. That's why I will not take your soul'.

You look at Seraph.
You shiver.

Seraph says, 'You don't like me very much do you?'.

You say (in common), 'I think the soul is the only thing in life that is truly ours…. and that you would steal that, take it… I cannot fathom.'.

Seraph says, 'nothing is truly yours'.

You say (in common), 'I do not know _you_.. I do not like what you _DO_ You choose to be an instrument of pain. I don't understand that desire.'.

Seraph says, 'you choose to be a instrument of life through song. Same difference'.

Samiyah adjusts her veil to hide a smile, and murmurs, 'Though, to Anduin, one is as evil as the other.'

Seraph says, 'there you have my story'.


Trivia:

  • There was an earlier incarnation named Seraph, who was a Human Mage/Warrior in the Black Conclave in 1998, but it is unknown if it was the same player.
  • Seraph was a member of the Council of Sin.
  • Seraph attended the 2003 Yarmouth GT.


Wiki Mentions:


Player Provided Information:

Samiyah
01/02/2013
While I never got the opportunity to interact with Seraph while he was an active mortal or FLI, I have really enjoyed the creativity and conflict that he brings to my RP as a Retired Immortal. No story is exciting without danger and villains for the heroes to strive against - and Seraph is an excellent 'bad guy.' I look forward to seeing how our shared RP storyline continues and grows.

Samiyah
02/21/2014
In the year span since my last post, Seraph was restored to the Heavens as an FLI, and led the High Order for nine months. It was my pleasure to be his first follower and to work with him to develop the following. He continued to provide some really awesome and some really agonizing RP during that span, and was the Good that folks loved to hate.


Riordan says (in common), 'i'll be honest, i don't trust your father'.

Riordan says (in common), 'and as dependent as i am on my temporal possessions and the lyricals i've acquired, he makes me itch'.

Samiyah sits down and thinks deeply.
Samiyah says (in common), 'Do you think him a liar?'.

Riordan says (in common), 'no, i revere his power and it scares the bejeezus out of me'.

Samiyah says (in common), 'He scares the bejeezus out of me, too.'.

(Samiyah)

Personal Timeline:

2004: Seraph and Mystaya are wed.

[ 10] Seraph: me
Mon Mar 23 13:37:29 2009
To: all
I will be taking a short period off cause of real life problems. I hope all is well and I will try to pick up where I left off but if not thank you all for the great time I had here.
Seraph