AYoungWarthog & SavannaCrash
This will be our OOC where we'll discuss the story and leave notices for each other, like when we'll be absent and such.
Originally Posted by AYoungWarthogName:
23 (going on 24)
Cropped, lightly trimmed, about eyebrow length.
Daniel is a cool, enthusiastic person. He takes everything extremely serious and is typically known for his repetitve saying of the German idiom: "Es geht um die Wurst," meaning simply that life is do or die. He is outgoing, ready to accept any challenge, and is easily one of the most charasmatic and personable people in most groups.
Born and raised in Stuttgart, Deutschland, Daniel attended Karl-Gymnasium Stuttgart after his stint in Grundschule, Hauptschule, and Realschule. Graduating with high marks on his Abitur, Daniel left his home town with his high-school lover and soon-to-be girlfriend for Munich where the two studied the English language together (though each minored in separate studies). For a brief period, he attended a semester of school in Boston for a "Study Abroad" program before returning to his homeland and gratuating college at a young age of 20 and immediately received a job in China for the following school year as an English teacher. While in China, he soon married his girlfriend of 18 months and they lived happily in Shanghai. In 2014, the two returned to Boston to spend some time with Daniel's old friends when the world went to hell, leaving them trapped in a strange world with nothing but themselves and their dog, Karl, a full-blooded German Shepherd of 1 year.
After the Infection:
Post infection, Anja, Daniel, and Karl wandered around the outskirts of Boston for nearly a year, scavenging what they could and defending themselves with stolen military weapons and ammunition. As the months grew longer and longer, Daniel's wife, Anja was not faring well. Within three weeks, she passed on from a respiratory infection that went untreated, leaving Daniel and Karl alone to fend for themselves. After eighteen months, the 23 year old former teacher and his now three year-old dog have been struggling to survive in a world were law no longer exists and even the graves of the dead offer no comfort... For they have long since risen to feast on his flesh.
Daniel is an English and German teacher. He is a natural leader, good with words, and has a high IQ (much higher than average). He can be extremely persuasive with his words, knows how to command a crowd, and he can be forceful to get what he seeks. Also, in his spare time, he has taken up basic martial arts in China, where he worked, and bike touring on his €3.000 Tour de France bike; this has allowed him to stay in premium athletic shape for his casual Football playing as a Striker.
- Faded Jeans, frayed at the bottom, worn slightly loose, about one size to large around the waist
- Wool Socks, black
- Work Boots, brownish-tan
- Dark Grey V-Neck (barely) t-shirt
- White button-down, collared shirt, two front pockets on chest, black snap-buttons on pockets, front, and cuffs
- Black Calvin-Kline jacket with gray hood (detachable), old treasure from time in Boston
- Black knit Beanie with small visor
- Athletic sunglasses with gray and blue frames
- Black gloves
- Black and Gray Scarf
- Stolen G36A2
- Chambered in 5.56mm NATO
- Built-in dual-sight system (Reflex Sight (1x Magnification) and Telescopic Sight (3x Magnification)
- Black Leather Strap
- Tactical Flashlight
- Vertical Foregrip
- Effective Range: 800m
- 30 Round detachable Box Magazine (x6 on person)
- Short-stroke piston, rotating bolt
- Stolen H&K USP
- Chambered in 9mm
- Tactical Flashlight
- Effective Range: 50m
- 15 Round detachable Box Magazine (x3 on person)
- Carried in Blue-Gray Knapsack
- 5.56mm Rounds (x5 Boxes)
- 9mm Rounds (x2 Boxes)
- Assorted Food
- Three Bottles Water
- Blade Sharpener
- Leash for Karl
- First Aid kit
- Zippo Fluid
- Smoking Tobacco
- Rolling Papers
- Carried on Person
- Blue Tennis Ball
- Cigarette Case
- Zippo Lighter
- Folding Pocket Knife
- Nail Trimmer
- Topographic Map of General Area
- LED Flashlight
- Small notebook and three pens
- Basic Tent in Carrying Case, worn on top of the backpack with a small blanket and pillow inside it.
Daniel has superb communication skills, is highly intelligent and has a world-class education. He is fluent in three languages and can communicate basically in two others. He has acquired a strength in shooting over time and is highly competent with Wing Tsun, a form of extreme-close range martial arts employing powerful palm strikes and low, sweeping kicks. Highly athletic, he was a regular recreational football player as a Striker. He is great with planning ahead and taking down mental notes on his surroundings, possessing a superb memory.
Daniel is hard to get along with. He has an overbearing leadership mentality and has the mindset of being of higher intelligence than his average peer. However, once he gets to know someone, he can sometimes be overly friendly, which sometimes make people feel he is generally fake in most situations.
Heights, spiders... Deathly... DEATHLY... Afraid of spiders.
Soccer, writing, reading, drinking, guitar.
Daniel taps rhythms constantly and is known to speak to himself in multiple languages at a time, explaining that thinking in a language that isn't German will help him make more rational decisions.
Daniel is an avid smoker and drinker. Preferring mentholated cigarettes, he carries them in a sterling silver snap-case engraved with the words: "Es geht um die Wurst" and the German eagle (his last name means "Eagle" in German), which is also engraved upon his sterling silver and gold zippo lighter.
Originally Posted by SavannaCrashName:
5 Ft. 3 In.
Long, straight, usually pulled back
Athena is usually quiet and polite, very calm and stable-minded. Though she loves to immerse herself in nature and isolation. She doesn't mind people, but with people comes trouble.
Athena is from a small town in Colorado called Sterling. She lived in the national state park North Sterling Reservoir, which is where she developed her love for nature. At a young age both her parents had died in a car accident, leaving her in the care of her grandparents. After high school, Athena decided to travel around the United States to get a better understanding of life outside the desert. While living at campsites in different states, she soon discovered how horrible people could truly be. She would return to her campsites and find they had been ransacked by thieves. After she had been left with only a few clothes, her tent, minimal camping gear, and her car, Athena was going to head back to Colorado from Maine. Then, the infection hit.
Living in the woods of the east coast for a year, Athena managed to travel south toward Massachusetts. While there, her car had broke down and she was forced to travel by foot. By luck she found an abandoned cabin about ten miles outside Boston where she set up for the winter. Athena lived by herself for another year in the cabin. While there, she developed her hunting and gathering skills. She also kept multiple journals to track the weather patterns, animal behavior, and infected behavior. If the world ever did regain from this nightmare, she wanted history to present of all those lost days. The only times she left the cabin to go to town was when she was despite. Having no guns made trips dangerous and hard; the only weapons she had were sharpened spears and knives.
Athena is very quick on her feet, and doesn't let emotions get the best of her. She is also very resourceful when it comes to finding food and water, knowing which mushrooms, berries, and flowers to eat. She also has a good sense of direction and knows when danger is on it's way.
-Black steel-toed boots
-Green tank top
-Black zip up hoodie
-Grey wool socks
- Many hand made spears
- 5 inch Hunting knife
-Used to gut animals and fish for food
- Multiple 3 inch pocket knives
-Used for fire wood, occasional weapon against undead
-Weapon of choice against the undead
Infected, Snakes, Rabies
Writing, Observing weather patterns, Singing
Makes mental notes of everything around her, thinks outside the box at all times.
Not very trusting of other people, Athena knows she can really only trust herself.