△ HYRULE △ The Golden Era △ [OOC/SU]
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December 31st, 2012 (12:54 PM).
The Wise Lesbian
Join Date: Nov 2012
Khalidah née bint Vir ibn Sonya al Brachina
Mirrorskin, Mirror, Mira
Royalty turned Traveling Performer
Mirror's face is weaved with soft edges and curves, sloping elegantly around high cheekbones to softly pointed chin to form the shape of a heart. Simmering amber orbs sit dominantly in their sockets, shadowed by sets of long ebony lashes that give the otherwise innocent eyes a demeanor of secrets to be discovered. Above them, a pair of slender eyebrows arch, their inner-tips slanting slightly upwards
Her nose is slim and u
sitting above a
set of slim yet plump lips that
rest slightly open,
revealing the slight gap in her two front teeth.
ands of fiery ginger h
air sit closely cropped to Mirror's skull, styled shortly to keep from interfering with her vision
, with rough edges from the
rude way she cuts it.
Few accessories rest
in or on it, though it is often covered by the hood of her cloak, as the color is ra
Long, yet well-formed
scles form Mirror's body, kept from becoming gangly or chubby through
modest eating and constant travel.
egant neck stands tall, along with the rest of her po
sture kept correct from years of
training. Slender curves make up t
he rest of her feminine appearance, modest in their size, save for the
large behind that caused a f
air amount of teasing when she was still amongst the Twili.
n sharp contrast to her attire back home, Mirror dresses in generally simple clothes that resemble those of a merchant's daughte
or a gy
psy, with some minor embroidery along things like long
s, and simple shoes.
She does lavish in the chance to wear something more osten
tatious, though they are rare and she often has to hide such items from whoever she travels with.
One item of particular fondness, that she hasn't parted with sinc
e childhood, is
a Twili cloak that hides the user from scrying.
Image of Mirror in better days.
n first impressions, Mirror attempts to be
cordial without being emotional.
er words are detached and bas
ed mostly on
what she can identify as o
bjective, to hide descriptions of her personality from others.
Along with this, she adopt
s other personalities with every new
At heart, she is a woman of
She has a head for loyalty
and loathes to mistreat others, but
also possesses a general res
entment for invasions of personal space
; she has a phobia of touch.
Were the people of Hyrule her own, she would defend them with equal enthusiasm as
she does the Twili
wise, the people of
Hyrule are second on her list of priorities
, despite the tugging at her he
art with every dishonest a
ction she makes.
The trauma brought on by her powers of prophecy h
many perks into Mirror's mind, whether throu
gh viewing the rivers of time or the nightmares brought on by the dark forces that lurk across
slip past her
lips, which most would des
cribe as quirk
, insanity, or possession by spirits that make her utter words of
the dead or yet-to-be.
The nightmares have given h
er a large amount
which can be overcome with the help of those she trusts.
Despite these setbacks, Mirror has a good sense of humo
r that she uses to defend herself from trauma, and
a passion for landscapes that she
often spots in her tra
She has sometimes attempted painting or sketching, but her way of life doesn't lend itself well to
taking time on the art.
Mirror was born as the niece of
agia of the Twili
Royal House Brachina, whose sister (And Mirror's mother)
disappeared all too suddenly after her birth, leaving her to be raised by the woma
n. Lagia was loving regardless, but
soon ran into trouble when raising the young Khalidah.
She was crying almost constantly,
sleep disturbed by nightmares of the most stirring kind, which resulted in having to be put to sleep with
a spell every night, for her own health
Once she was old enough to speak, Mirror
was put into
standard etiquette training and was, for most respects,
g Twili lady, save for the
whisper of words not her own an
d the nightmares that plagued her sleep.
She was able to sleep
through the night without a spell, but the
horrid dreams only came more potently, as she saw the
wretched hands reaching for her cowering form.
Friends were not in abu
ndance, when Mirror r
en years, for she refused to learn dancing or sparring, for fear of wretched h
twisting from those of her partners.
She was often s
colded by Lagia and her husband, Kunn, for the denia
l of these things,
despite their understanding of the trauma she suffered through each night.
If she could not be talented in
dance or combat, she would be taug
ht magic in particular,
potent nightmares were a
excellent magical potential.
, Shir, was a firm and cynical ma
ge, who began her training by letting her choose what she wished to master, and s
etting her down that path with no straying.
he chose m
utability, so she could both hide from the eyes of those
ize her, but a
se herself as her cousins, and borrow their fr
iends for the camaraderie she could not possess.
training, of controlling her magi
Mirror to cont
ain her nightmares
, and see past their cloud
to what laid beneath; pro
For one moment, s
he could see
everything; all that was, is, an
d ever could be
And it brough
t her to the brink
of death, w
ith Shir by her side for every moment of
recovery in an attempt to control her magic further, though she did not tell him of that part
After much more caution,
Mirror attempted it again, looking with
only a telesco
pe instead of her eyes, allowing her to see only certain things.
It was mentally fatiguing, but possible, to
spot specific events
She could see them more easily, instead, but
it would damage her mind.
eve of her
enteenth birthday, Mirror saw her first prophecy
, of Ganondorf's return; one possessor of the wretched
hands in her nightmares.
e investigated his
history and feared what might come
to her people upon his retur
but couldn't simply announce it to everyone; t
ld brand her mad.
So, she used her
powers of di
sguise to sow hints throughout the
city, branding buildings with warnings and causing attacks by wild beasts. She was discovered with relative ease
, stripped of her family name, and
ordered to leave Twili for
attempting to cause
anarchy among the people.
She was left
cloak left to he
r by her moth
er, and a
markable glass dagger.
The return of Ganond
orf came sooner than she'd expected, within a year
of her time on Hyrule, during which she'd joined with a traveling circus, using her abilities to
perform as a
fortune teller and promoter both,
during which she used her Hyrulian p
instead of showing her true self.
Being away from her people, she could not warn them, so
took the drastic measure of dam
her own ability of prophecy, to keep it from falling i
hands, before hiding
in a series of deep caves and abandoning her circus.
That dilemma came to an end, like all things, but her time in the caves gave Mirror a companion
in the form
of the fairy Apsaras, who she took to traveling with once
again, in the h
opes she could find another circ
us to join.
found few that suited her, and Apsaras' presence
was hard to hide for long, so she took it upon herself to be a so
lo act, never staying in one place for too long.
Recently, rumors of Ganondorf's return h
ave begun to spread; the ones she saw first, on her seventeenth birthday.
e slow healing of her prophetic abilities...
The fairy companion known as Apsaras.
The ability to see into the past and future, v
ery dangerous and likely to cause insanity without ex
consumption: Low to
High, depending on
the method used
ability to change her form in
nlike shapeshifting, she generally
retains her own form, but can change things
, hair, and facial features
, and grow ex
es such as wings or a tail.
(Magic consumption: Lo
Not as drastic as true shapeshifting.
The ability to
e presence of magic or cou
nter the magic of others.
Low to High, depending on the potency of the magic and the availability of movement
Vir's Twili Cloak
saras' sheet will come later.
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