Aria

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Aria
Name: Aria
Author: Tevish Szat
Classification: Ikassian Greater Fae Planeswalker
Gender: Female
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Aria is a changeling: a faerie child who was swapped in early infancy with a human, to be raised by ordinary mortals. Unaware of her real heritage, Aria's life was shattered when the call of the fae finally found her. In loss and despair, she ascended.

Appears In

Mistaken
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G Author: Subject:
Tevish Szat Mistaken for an angel, Aria leads a lost child home.
Content Warnings PG PG-13 R



Lost Things
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G Author: Subject:
Tevish Szat Aria is resting a moment at the strangest bar in the Multiverse when an unfamiliar figure, Mari Gwynn, suggests they might have more in common than meets the eye.
Content Warnings PG PG-13 R


Consider Reading This First: Advent of a Planeswalker, Mistaken


[ Day Trip]
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Tevish Szat Aria would like to have a nice day, but doesn't hold out much hope, seeing as Mari Gwynn has recommended she get an Aubedore reading, then tour a to her unknown plane with to her stranger Illarion Vale
Content Warnings PG PG-13 R
Read This First: Lost Things, The Ring


[ A Wedding on Aralheim]
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Tevish Szat It is the wedding of Illarion Vale and Marina Ells! Invitations make their way throughout the multiverse, but some uninvited figures have an interest in the ceremony, and no compunctions about disrupting a Planeswalker's special day...
Content Warnings PG PG-13 R
Mild Violence
Read This First: Homecoming, The Ring, Day Trip
Consider Reading This First: Parts Unknown, The Hunter, Rangridsaga, Phantoms of the Past, Riddles and Rime


Character Information

Basic Vital Stats

Age: 19 Last Seen: Shadow's Bar, Bogardan Height: 5’8” (173cm) Weight: 120lbs (54kg) Eyes: Green Hair: Auburn Skin: Fair

Physical Description

Aria is slender and pale, about average height, with auburn hair, and usually looks human due to her illusion magic. Her eyes are a vivid, piercing green and her gaze sometimes makes people uneasy. If she drops her illusions or if they are dispelled or seen through in some way, Aria sports a pair of gossamer wings in iridescent blue-green, with sparse yellow highlights.

History

Aria was always a… strange child. She was brought up believing that there was nothing exceptional about her, just an ordinary girl from an ordinary village. Though she never quite acted like other children, her parents tried to care for her all the same, ignoring inexplicable moments like laughing at solemn services or crying over a pruned weed. As she grew up, her strangeness only grew greater, until the day she woke up with gossamer wings.

The truth, as far as anyone can guess it, is as follows: Aria was never the child of her parents… A traveler, passing through one night when “she” was young made an exchange, the human baby now long lost to her parents while this Aria, the Faerie child, grew up in her place.

Aria fled home the very day she realized what she was, running blindly into the local woods. In the depths of the forest, she both became lost and lost herself. What happened in the heart of the wood she insists she cannot explain, but Aria returned three days after she left with a wolf at each heel and the air of the otherworldly around her. When the townsfolk saw her, they attacked as though she was a monster. As her human friends and new wolf friends fought, she begged and cried for them to stop. Somewhere amidst the screams and fear and pain her Planeswalker spark flared and she found herself falling through the Æther, fleeing to nowhere.

Personality

Aria is a suspicious person who keeps the few friends she even starts to make at arm’s length and others even farther. She has learned sophisticated illusion magic to hide her race and mastered the art of a quick escape. She doesn't enjoy this though: she wants to be able to trust people, and to have a home, but humans fear what's different, wolves are poor company, and the fae? There is something about them that always turns Aria away from the idea of returning to them, some revulsion at the thought that she cannot explain and that has itself prevented her from examining it too closely.

Outfit

The rigors of travel are hard on clothes, so all of Aria’s clothing tends to be of more sturdy than comfortable materials: heavy linen or wool, occasionally leather where possible. Typically, she wears a skirt of mid calf length, pleated, and off-white if cloth or simple brown if leather. Her tops have to be altered to accommodate for her wings: illusions don’t remove physical reality. As such, her usual top ties about the back of the neck and the back of the waist, cloth covering her front, sides, and arms with sleeves, while leaving her back open. For a top, she prefers greens and purples when available.

On top of this, Aria possesses a wolf-pelt cloak: It both represents her bond to wolves, having been the skin of a deceased pack alpha she had known, and also shifts and bristles in such a way that it is difficult to tell the garment is bulging from something not quite flat to her back underneath.

Aria's Missing Days

From the point of view of everyone else, Aria spent three days in the forest, but in Aria's own mind, those three days are missing. For some time, Aria hasn't thought about them, the days that changed her life, as though the missing time didn't want to be thought about, as though she resisted knowing what became of her in the woods, in reach of the fey. Slowly, that has come to change. She still cannot remember what happened then and there, but she has realized, with some help, that the time is indeed missing, and she fears that what she's lost may be more important than she can understand.