Familiar: Brossa the Sentry Owl
Rixenda is more than just a little strange, even by Academagia standards. She sees herself as a pioneer in the medium of colored candies stuck to a canvas with mud in what is usually no particular pattern at all. It would be one thing to put paint to canvas in a fashion that people don't understand... but candy. And mud. Together. It's horrible. Creatures like to attack her artwork in the night, gnawing for the sweet morsels that she's left embedded and out of consumption - artistic or otherwise. People have asked her to stop, stolen her work, stolen her supplies... but still she persists. In fact, she's been scouring the campus for new directions in her art...
Ability: Suffering for Art
Most of us have coping mechanisms we use to deal with life's disappointments and nasty surprises; we surround ourselves with friends, we play games, we think about better things. Sometimes, Rixenda chooses a different approach. One that involves a great deal of shouting and occasional bouts of weeping.
People who don't really like her call this approach wallowing in misery (or something comparable, but much more rude) - and, yeah, it comes at a cost: for four-day stretches, her Temperance is Decreased by 2 points, and her Stress is permanently Expanded by 1. On the other hand, these black moods her artistically, Increasing her Creativity (+2), her Artisanship (+1), and her focus on Illustration and Painting (+2 each).
Every six days, Rixenda can Inform you of a Random Location hidden somewhere within the Academagia or on its dauntingly vast Grounds.
Rixenda's friends can benefit from her constant search for artistically pleasing rubble, even if they don't have the opportunity to come along; she's perfectly happy to describe, in perfect detail, exactly where she found the half-gnawed bark in her hand and why the dirt and scattered paper of the particular field captured her eye
Arithmetic, Botany, Calligraphy, Enchant, Glamour, History
Art Appreciation, Material Knowledge, Painting, Palettes, Passion
Fitness: 1, Finesse: 2, Charm: 2, Strength: 1, Intelligence: 2, Insight: 4, Luck: 2
Likes: Expand Illustration, Expand Materials Knowledge, Expand Relationship - Vernin
Dislikes: Expand Rimbal, Expand Zoology, Expand Malice
- My Gods! It's Full of Art! (Painting, Illustration, Materials Knowledge)
- Defending Brilliance (Debate, Insult, Passion, Persuasion)
- Academic Success (Study)
- Familiarize the Familiar (Bond and Familiar)
- Know the School (Explore)