Sapkarl

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Sapkarl Svin'lyza
Status Active
Race Dwarf
Gender Male
Guild Moon Mage
Instance Platinum
Relatives Dwindella, Yacov, Fredrickka

You are G'nar Pethian Sapkarl Svin'lyza, Boulderer, a Dwarf Native of Stone Clan, owns a home in Kaerna Village.
Member of the Prophets of G'Nar Peth


Description

You were born on the 40th day of the 9th month of Dolefaren the Brigantine (ship) in the year of the Bronze Wyvern, 302 years after the victory of Lanival the Redeemer.
You have a square-jawed face with elegant arched eyebrows, close-set steely grey eyes and a classical nose. Your silver-streaked silver hair is shoulder length and thick. You have dark brown skin and a brawny build.
You are very tall for a Dwarf.
You are mature.
You have a thick, evenly trimmed full mustache that droops heavily on your upper lip and a long, thick full beard.
You are wearing a Dwarven mining cowl, a crimson linen blindfold, a jadeite gwethdesuan, a cloudy glass starburst bound to a sunstone-set platinum chain, a tartan choker, a bronze medallion pressed with the image of an open eye, a threadbare purple cloak, a silver and cambrinth pin shaped like a wide blindfold, a delicate sandstone seal embossed with a closed golden eye, a gold scarab with amethyst-inset wings, a large black spidersilk mage's sack embroidered with silver geometric figures, a lumpy bundle, a canvas miner's backpack, a deep blue satin brocade robe tied with braided silk, a deep purple damask robe stitched with a repeating pattern of open eyes, some bloodstained bone armor, a twisted cambrinth armband, a bronze armband inlaid with a cambrinth panther, some blackened steel elbow spikes, a wooden food tray, a cambrinth wristband, some blackened steel spiked knuckles, some patched bone gauntlets, a platinum ring engraved with the Estate Holder's crest, a beaten iron ring, a cambrinth ring, a black leather hand-tooled highwayman's belt, a pitted forging kit with leather straps, a medicine pouch made from the skull and hide of a cougar, a darkened oilcloth telescope case, a silver belt knife with a polished mahogany hilt, a puce and claret plaid kilt, a fringed buckskin thigh quiver branded with the clear outline of an owl, some blackened steel knee spikes, some steel-toed footwraps with dark steelsilk straps, some soft leather boots stitched with a closed eye on the cuffs, and a blackened steel parry stick with sturdy steelsilk straps.


BACKSTORY

Sapkarls ancestors were among the Dwarven soldiers who left Rendstaan after the death of Gwaldhar in 968 BL and founded Staan Stok, commonly known as Stone Clan. Most of the families did not practice any sort of magic until the coming of a mysterious mage who appeared in Stone clan and gave the dwarves the enchanted slabs which protected them from various beasts. There were some Dwarves then who decided that learning magic might give them practical knowledge, so magic was added to the subjects some Dwarves chose to study, along with those who persued trading with nearby areas, craftsmen and miners.
Sapkarls father is still employed by the Dwarves who operate the vaults, and provide Moongates for adventurers who choose to move their vaults from one place to another. Sapkarls mother is among those who perished when Lyras's army invaded, but before that time she had worked in the mines.

Sapkarl joined the Moon Mages as a young Dwarf in 332 AvL. He married Dwindella, a fellow Dwarf and MoonMage, in a small but traditional Dwarven Ceremony in the Oeblicher in the year 340 AvL. They later renewed their vows with the modern Rose ceremony <less traditional for Dwarves> in 406 AvL. Although they both maintain their own homes, and study within different sects of the same guild, they continue to enjoy a happy marriage.

Sapkarl and his wife had their first child, Yacov, in the year 345 AvL. A second child was born, Fredrickka, in the year 353 AvL.
Both children now persue gainful employment, Yacov as a Bard and Fredrickka as a Barbarian.

Sapkarl was unsected for a long time within the Moon Mage guild until one day, after hunting boars in the lands north of the Zaulfang, and just south of the Barren Wastes, he saw a vision, or a dream - he is not really sure which. Within this vision, he saw a sightless Prophet who brought him to the gate of a garden... the likes of which he had never seen before. Colors he had only imagined swam before his eyes. Scents from the flowers tickled his nose. He went to touch a flower, and feeling he never knew existed seemed to flow through his veins. Then the prophet gave him a blindfold, and said... now, see the garden without your physical eyes." And lo and behold, somehow he "saw" this garden... although not with his eyes. He asked the Prophet - "how is this possible?" The prophet said - you must seek the garden always. Seek my brethren in the lands to the north. They will show you how." He awoke, and journeyed to a place where G'nar Pethians were said to dwell, and joined the sect. Many insights were conveyed to him, but there are still more secrets yet to be revealed. Those will come in time, and as a Dwarf with a long lifespan ahead of him - he is content to find them at the appropriate time - as "some truths are dangerous without greater knowledge."

HOME

A sturdy sandstone cottage around Kaerna Village, A Grassy Footpath. It is a freestanding home, with a window located in a middleclass rural area. Any race or profession can live in this home.

The home contains:

Floor: a black pine floor.
Attached: a textured woven grass mat.
Misc Furniture #2: a large granite slab.
Attached: a stack of scholar's handbooks.
Window: a large oak-framed window.
Door: a door.
Misc Furniture #1 : a sturdy oak table.
Attached: an Immortal Kertigen card.
Attached: a stack of magic handbooks.
Fire: a tiny soot-covered brazier.
Wall: a black granite wall.
Attached: a gritty charcoal drawing of a stout Dwarf battling a hoard of S'Lai screamers.
Weapon Rack: a rough-cut silverbirch weapon rack spotted with flowers.
Attached: an engraved steel round axe.
Window: a stained glass Zachriedek window.
Scent: Starflowers.