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Unlikely Allies
« on: July 24, 2017, 12:53:14 PM »

The tiny seaside town of Beaumont, North Carolina, is teeming with paranormal activity. There's the generational curse that turns boys into monsters and slowly eats their sanity; the college girls that grow fish tails when they touch water, and then wake up the next day with psychic powers; the dedicated and deadly werewolf hunters; and the very well-hidden witch coven responsible for it all.

Who exactly are these witches? What would it take to get them to reverse their spells? No one knows for sure, but in the meantime, the mermaids need to keep the werewolves clothed and sane, and the werewolves need to keep the mermaids dry. And both need to make sure that the humans don't find out.

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So, yeah, I decided to combine the really old werewolf RP I made and the mermaids RP. So. Here we go.
 
I don't really feel like explaining all of the world building just yet - whether that's my inherent laziness or part of the mystery of the roleplay, you decide - so just trust me. I'll let y'all know when it's time to unleash some major stuff.

I'm planning on having some witch and hunter characters scattered throughout the story, but no one but me and the player will know who they are. In the meantime, let me say this one thing: all the werewolves are boys, all the witches are girls, but the mermaids and werewolf hunters can be either gender. No exceptions. I'm very picky about this kind of stuff. And if you want a regular human, that's cool too.

I'll post a card once this gets some interest.
« Last Edit: July 24, 2017, 12:56:29 PM by BlueberryDoughnut »
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Re: The Magic Bread Crumb Trail
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2017, 12:56:07 PM »

Posting in case the forum does the thing.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2017, 12:57:59 PM »

This is a way better title than mine lmfao
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2017, 01:10:51 PM »

Lol, I tried.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2017, 01:26:57 PM »

IM PUMPED. I'll bet Kieya will join too
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #5 on: July 24, 2017, 01:36:02 PM »

Hopefully! :D
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"Love is a losing game...one I wish I never played..."
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #6 on: July 24, 2017, 06:19:17 PM »

Seems legit!
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2017, 12:32:23 AM »

IM PUMPED. I'll bet Kieya will join too

I'm just too predictable  ::)

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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2017, 02:46:13 AM »

Seems legit!

IM PUMPED. I'll bet Kieya will join too

I'm just too predictable  ::)

MEEE MEEE MEEE MEEE

Yaaaay! :D

Also, guys, I was thinking of having our charries be late teens/early twenties.

Name:
Age:
Species:
Power (if mermaid):
Appearance:
History:
Anything else? :
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #9 on: July 25, 2017, 03:17:22 AM »

Yayyy i don't like having my characters be younger than me lmao
I'm so hyped im gonna start PLANNING
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #10 on: July 25, 2017, 05:05:41 AM »

^^ thisll be my first rp that my characters are the same ages as moi 😭😭
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #11 on: July 25, 2017, 06:28:26 AM »

I don't typically like playing characters younger than me, either. Which is why I like all of these college-aged RPs :)

So, here are my cards!

Name: Sunny Sim
Age: 19
Species: Mermaid (I couldn't resist, lol)
Power (if mermaid): Premonitions of the future
Appearance: Sunny has glossy black hair currently cut in a short, choppy bob. Her eyes are dark brown, and she has olive toned, tan skin. At 5'2", she's pretty short, and has a petite body type. She likes to dress very practically - her typical everyday outfit is jeans and a t-shirt. As a mermaid, her tail is bright yellow, and her fins slowly turn to a light blue.
History: Sunny grew up in North Carolina, but far more inland. She was born in South Korea and was adopted by an American couple as a baby, and so she only knows the US as her home. Her family is lower middle class, and so Sunny took every scholarship and grant she could get her hands on.
Anything else? : She is a nursing major.

(Edit: Made my werewolf charrie.)

Name: Cole Cremley
Age: 21
Species: Werewolf
Power (if mermaid): N/A
Appearance: Cole has wavy blond hair and brown eyes. He's not quite six feet tall, standing at 5'11", and has a medium build. He exercises, but is not bulky or really toned. Cole likes to wear muted colors - mustard yellow is his favorite, although he doesn't realize it - and sneakers. Because life is short, and he doesn't feel like putting a lot of effort into his clothes.
History: Cole grew up in Beaumont, and first turned into a werewolf at nineteen, when the curse took effect. Despite his struggle with it, he's managed to stay relatively calm, and so far, no one has discovered his secret. He didn't trust himself to go to college, so he went to trade school instead and now works as a mechanic.
Anything else? : Around the full moon, Cole becomes almost violently angry and short-tempered (as all werewolves do).

So, if you want a witch or Hunter, mark them down on their card as a human (for mystery and stuff) and then send me a PM and we can work it out :)

(New edit: added Andrew.)

Name: Andrew Shaw
Age: 20
Species: Human
Power (if mermaid): N/A
Appearance: Andrew has very deep, rich skin the color of soil, and dark hair and eyes to match. He keeps his hair cropped short to his head. Andrew usually likes to wear earth tones - browns, greens, even deep reds - with the occasional gray or blue item.
History: He was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, and came to Beaumont to go to college on a scholarship. His parents don't necessarily approve of his path, and though it's hard for him to go on without their support, he's doing the best he can.
Anything else? : He wants to study art therapy, but since Seaside University doesn't offer that specific program, he's double majoring in psychology and art.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #12 on: July 25, 2017, 09:22:39 AM »

Name: Rachel Shoemaker
Age:18
Species: Human
Appearance: purple blue mermaid dyed hair. She's of Half white half Hindu decent and has dark tan skin. She has her dad's electric blue eyes and has a large birthmark on the right shoulder that she swears up and down that it looks like a paw print (which it very vaguely does)
History: Ever since she was little she had looooved monster movies and fairytales! She grew up watching shows like supernatural and H2O and had always been convinced that they were real. Her dad fully supported her, and though there were times when he would wish she would just come back to plain old reality, he could never bring himself to crish her dreams. She graduated at the age of 17 and is now studying Mythology and lore in college.
Anything else? :Her head can frequently be found up in the clouds and despite her vast "knowledge" about werewolves, vampires, mermaids and the like, she fails to notice that her best friend is actually a werewolf.
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #13 on: July 25, 2017, 01:49:03 PM »

I want to hug cole i have no clear reason why
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Re: Unlikely Allies
« Reply #14 on: July 25, 2017, 01:53:01 PM »

Probably because I stole his name from one of the cute kids I worked with in daycare.
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      ~ St. Francis de Sales

"God can write straight with crooked lines. We just have to let Him in."
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"Love is a losing game...one I wish I never played..."
       ~ Amy Winehouse
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