The Character Quiz for Bludi 1 (Unwanted)
Character’s Full Name: Bludi Illiene
Reason or meaning of name: Illiene is his mother’s last name and the current ruling name for Leagende.
Birthdate: He doesn’t have one? Yet book one starts on his twentieth birthday.
Age: Unwanted: 20
How old does s/he appear? older than average because of his human blood
Eye Color: the royal green
Hair color: brown, very average for elves. very long.
Typical hairstyle: ponytail
Height: 172cm; average for elves in his area. This is never mentioned. it’s only mentioned he’s average.
Weight: 60kg. He’s heavier than the average elf, but still rather light weight compared to humans.
Type of body/build: lean, but not elfish lean. He’s bulky for an elf. He’s lean for a human.
Nationality: Leagende royal
Skin tone: green, med shade, forest elf
Shape of face: never mentioned. oval
Distinguishing Marks? the royal green eyes; not quite as pointy ears
Accent? none. has perfect capabilities of elven language including song.
Physical abilities (what is character good at? sports, etc.): He’s extra strong compared to elves. He is faster generally as well and he can sing. His human half really cannot be called a weakness.
Hometown: Kee until he was five, then a small town in Tourmaline forest
Type of childhood: poor. He was called Crown prince as an insult. Yes, it can be said with insult intentions.
First memory: He recalls his mother’s smile. He boosts him to think of her.
Most important childhood event that still affects him/her: His mother offering him his own royal ring for easy access to the castle in Kee. The second most would be when another elf in his class spits gum in his hair forcing his uncle to chop it off. That wouldn’t be a positive memory, but his mother sends someone to hack off all of the elf’s hair who did it. Don’t mess with the queen’s offspring. It solidifies Bludi’s desire to see his mother.
Why? It means she cares.
Lower education: royal tutors. He had tutors sent from Kee to teach him everything his mother wanted him to know. He also gained singing lessons through this.
Higher education: royal tutors; mage court; high court; self study. He never gained a degree, but he was probably the best person to ask about how anything is run in the castle. Because if he didn’t know, he knew the person who would.
Booksmart or streetsmart? both. had to be. His booksmarts ends up surpassing his streetsmarts since he stopped really needing his street skills after earning his title of prince.
Greatest fear: Never being connected to his family. Losing the connection with family.
Character is most at ease when: He isn’t insulted for being his father’s son. His human father was marked by a demon. He did not ask to be born and people need to stop acting like he decided to be the half elf with demon marks.
Most ill at ease when: He is insulted. He still stands tall and proud even when threatened.
Priorities: His family and the country are his top considerations.
Philosophy: Equality is everything; fairness is required. Lawful good.
How s/he feels about self: He doesn’t think his non elf ancestry is truly a problem. He doesn’t have the highest self esteem, but he has people who help him be confident. Ellone being the biggest one to boost his confidence.
Daredevil or cautious? Cautious almost to a fault.
Greatest source of strength in character’s personality (whether s/he sees it as such or not): The abuse gave him the backbone necessary to stand before a courtroom of haters without breaking down.
Greatest source of weakness in character’s personality (whether s/he sees it as such or not): The inability to think that people like him for himself not for his title or family or abilities. He has a low self worth that needs constant building because of the abuse.
Talents (hidden or not)? he can sing as if a high class elven singer.
Extremely skilled at: everything he tries. he is the type to keep at the task until he’s good enough.
Extremely unskilled at: communicating his emotions, needs, and wants.
One word character would use to describe self: Before book one: Worthless. After: Prince
One paragraph description of how character would describe self: Think of the average Forest Elf. That’s not me. That’s who I wish I was. My ears aren’t as sharp. My build’s bulky. My skin may be an average green. My hair’s the long average brown. The only thing anyone would consider worth anything is my eyes. It’s the only part of me that has gained compliments. Because I carry my mother’s royal green eyes. Every time I look in the mirror it reminds me of her.
What does character consider best physical characteristic? His eyes.
What does character consider worst physical characteristic? His not as pointy ears.
Are these realistic assessments? yes.
How CHARACTER thinks others perceive him/her? He thinks everyone considers him ugly. Like extremely ugly. On a scale of 1-10, he’d assume he’d get -2.
How does character relate to others? He assumes the lesser stance until he reaches a position that makes him higher. So when he’s acting as prince, he places himself in the higher consideration position. Otherwise, he automatically thinks he’s the lesser in a conversation or situation.
How is s/he perceived by strangers? You’d be hard pressed to find people who’ve never heard/seen the half elf prince. Those who do wouldn’t know what to think of him. They’d either point out he’s a half elf or an ugly elf or he’s an elf without any realization to the previous two statements.
Friends? Daphne was his only friend before he reached 20. He gains friends slowly after adulthood.
Position: Bludi is the protagonist. And the supporting role after his time in the spotlight.
Immediate goal(s): See Mother; gain acceptance by the country.
Jewelry? His royal ring is the only real jewelry he wears and cares about.
Where does character live? He lives with his uncle to begin with. He works as a live in nanny for a while. Then he moves into Ellone’s apartment. Finally he transfers to the castle. He stays there until death.
Spending habits (frugal, spendthrift, etc)? He isn’t against spending. He just isn’t used to it. He ends up not needing to spend money once in the castle. Most is taken care of for him. He can focus on his family and his job as prince.