-Name: Real name is unknown, goes by the name Black Dragon or 'Hey Long' in Dong Guojia
-Appearance: Dragon is a moderately tall human bolstering an athletic build. He has a penchant for dressing in flowing robes and Donggoujian changpao gowns, usually dressing in black, shades of grey or white (but has been seen wearing other colors on occasion). Dragon is also known for always wearing a hat or a hood that obscures the uppermost of his face in shadow. From what can be seen of his face, he keeps a five'o clock shadow in the spring and summer and a full beard in the fall and winter. He also has dark skin and tribal tattoos of what can be seen of his body.
-Occupation: Formerly a wandering swordsman. He's taking a break from adventuring to hone his craft as a blacksmith.
-Known Family: All known family are back in his homeland. He maintains contact with them on occasion.
-Talents and skills:
-Advanced blacksmith: Drgon is a practicing blacksmith who can so far make crafts of various materials up to obsidian and jade.
-Outdoorsman: Being a former Weeblow scout in his youth, Dragon is adept at camping, fishing and general outdoor survival. This has proven useful in his previous adventures.
-Combat related abilities:
-Expert martial artist: Dragon has spent many years practicing martial arts and has come to develop a personal system he dubs 'Shapeless Fist'
. A blend of various hand-to-hand, weapons and internal energy manipulation.
-Weapons: For this adventure, Dragon has three main weapons.
: Dragon's latest personal project. Bao Ying is a Shuang Shou Jian, or 'Two Handed Straightsword' forged from Obsidian.
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: A staff made from iron wood and brass & gems for the fittings. At it's base length, it goes up to Dragon's eyebrow. This staff is enchanted change length, from as little as six inches to as tall as eight feet.
: A pair of knives, often kept on Dragon's boots.
: A foreign man from foreign lands, the name 'Hey Long' was given to him by the locals. Very little is known about him about save for his martial art skills as his adventures around the continent has allowed him to make a name for himself in the martial arts world.
For the moment, he has taken a break from adventuring to hone his blacksmithing skills. He currently resides in an abandoned temple that has come recently come into his possession. The people in the nearby village has come to know him as 'The Hermit Blacksmith' and give him a steady business.
In the days approaching the Winter Solstice, Dragon is enjoying the peace and quiet, but finds himself beginning to miss the hustle and bustle of adventuring. That is until he receives a letter.