28-DCD Days 15 and 16

Day 15: Modern Day Playlist (make a play list of songs that remind you of your character or your story, or share stuff you listen to while you write, your character’s entrance music, exit music, relationship music, etc.)

Coranil: I can’t think of any modern-day songs for Coranil, and it’s really been bugging me, but I think I figured out why. I think classical music would suit him much better. Even with classical music, though, nothing in particular comes to mind for him. Don’t judge me too harshly.

Kaaley: I don’t have a particular playlist for Kaaley, either, but when I think of her, the type of music that comes to mind is lively, jaunty stuff that I can picture her dancing to. Some Celtic rock, some pop, even some new wave. “Real Wild Child” by Iggy Pop comes to mind, and so does “Can’t Be Tamed” by Miley Cyrus.

I do have a few songs for them as a couple:

Day 16: Inheritance (what would your character do with a large inheritance)

Coranil: Money has never been an issue for Coranil because he never went without before, so things probably wouldn’t change much for him. If he received a large inheritance, he would purchase some luxury items, perhaps fix up the General Goods Store and add some new inventory, and then store the rest of it for use when he needed it. He loves what he does, however, so the extra money wouldn’t prompt him to retire.

Kaaley: Spend it!

28-DCD Days 13 and 14

Day 13: Weaknesses, vices, and/or bad habits

Coranil: Occasionally, the “superiorly bred mer” rises to the surface and Coranil forgets the humility he has learned over the years. He has recently learned that apparently, he has a weakness for certain baby-faced females who bat their eyes at him.

Sweet RollKaaley: Kaaley is a kleptomaniac. She also doesn’t like authority, a notable exception being Ulfric Stormcloak. Her smart mouth has gotten her into trouble in the past, even with the High King. Her dietary habits are odd for a Bosmer, who are mostly carnivorous. She has a sweet tooth and loves nothing better in the world than a stale sweet roll.

Day 14: Relationships [with any NPC or other character of your choice]

Coranil: While Coranil is close to the High King, he has also developed a friendship with his son Dolff. That relationship has been strained lately because Dolff is now lovers with Rowan and tends to be jealous. Although he slips now and then, Coranil makes an effort to maintain boundaries with Rowan so as not to distress Dolff.

Kaaley: Although she doesn’t get back to the Guild very often, Kaaley tries to keep in touch as best she can with fellow wood elves Niruin and Syndus, and with Karliah.

28-DCD Days 11 and 12

Day 11: Hardest Thing Your Character Has Ever Had to Do

Coranil: Walk into the Palace of the Kings and offer his services to Ulfric Stormcloak.

 Kaaley: Bury Rilynn, her mate.


Day 12: Dear Past Me (Write a letter from character in the present to your character at some point in her/his past)

Coranil: To Ondolemar: Mer are not superior to men, Talos is a god, and the Thalmor are nothing but evil. Get over yourself.

 Kaaley: Dear Kaaley: The bond between mates is strong, I know. Since Rilynn died, you believe the world will never be the same and nothing will ever be okay again. It will, I promise you. Go to Skyrim; things will get better there. It won’t happen overnight, but know that in time, you will be able to wake up in the morning without tears in your eyes. Love and kisses, Kaawenyth

28-DCD Days 9 and 10

Day 9: Deepest Kept Secret(s)

Coranil: Few know that Coranil used to be Ondolemar, Skyrim’s chief Thalmor justiciar.

Kaaley: Kaaley doesn’t really have any deep secrets. There is nothing in her past she feels a desperate desire to keep hidden, and she believes in telling people what she thinks and how she feels.

Day 10: Coping Mechanisms (How does your character deal with the world when it’s shitty?)

Coranil: During his time with the Thalmor, Coranil learned to withstand physical pain. When he is troubled, he tries to draw on exercises he was taught to endure torture in order to find his center. He also prays to Talos a lot.

Kaaley: Kaaley also turns to religion when she’s troubled. She is a lover of nature and a hunter; and when the world is shitty, she retreats into the woods, hunts, and communes with her goddess.

Change to Tarot Template, ESO and 28-DCD Days 7 and 8

So much to talk about today! First of all, after some permission issues, I’ve made a minor change to my tarot template, and I’ll be redoing every single one of my damn tarot cards. My followers will likely get a ton of notifications, so I apologize in advance for the spam. If I can figure out a way to do it without notifications, I will, because the change is so minor, people probably won’t even notice it.

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