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Giraud Brune

From Dark Age Redemption

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Full Name Giraud Brune
Status Active
Concept Loyal Swordsman
Race Human
Origin Coventry
Age 24
Height 6'4 (~194 cm)
Build Muscular, Broad
Hair Dark Brown almost Black; Swept back
Eyes Steel-Blue
Profession Man-at-Arms
Affiliation House Draven
Discord SharpGn2


Overview

An aimless existence coming to conclusion. Giraud, son of a Cordwainer in Coventry - the young boy who would never gain enough note to become a squire, and despised the path set upon him for the cloth. Once an overconfident, overbearing caravan man, Giraud has gone on to serve two Noble Houses, and now resides as the Man-at-Arms for the Great House Draven. At times stoic, other times cackling away at whatever nonsense he percieves. If anything, he takes his Duty seriously.

Hooks

  • Man-at-Arms - Oversees the defense of Verdant Point and the House Guard; Charged with protecting members of the Household; Personal Guard of the High Lady and Lady-in-Waiting.
  • Loyal - Giraud can be Loyal to a fault - he has time and again forfeit his well being for those he is charged to defend.
  • Educated - Giraud is literate and surprisingly well-read for an armsman
  • Laborer - Giraud is an able worker, and is not above logging, mining, or digging.
  • Smith - Giraud has some practice with smelting materials and working metals


Description

Four inches over six feet, he is a tall, broad man, in his early twenties. Dark brown hair, almost black, is kept swept back, presenting a clean-cut, narrow face, rounding to a small chin, pronounced by high cheekbones. Fair skin and light blue eyes with a distant gaze compliment a pointed stride, giving the man a troubled look at times.

Public Background

A man of Coventry, Giraud was taught to honor the House of Justice from an early age. Like others, the education he received as a youth focused on faith; unlike others, his chances of advancement were never assured. The son of a Cordwainer, his father was able enough to ensure his education - but never enough to demand note. Not that Giraud helped in that endeavor.

A rebellious streak cut off chances to take the cloth - what his father would have wanted. Giraud was neither pious nor disciplined enough to stay the course. The young adult took off as soon as his educations were reaching their natural conclusions, opting to find his own way, with not a clue what that might be. Odd work here and there mounted frustrations from his father, and soon Giraud signed his life away on a more dangerous caravan route.

More than four years have passed since that first caravan made way. Giraud afforded himself a new education - one of travel, hardship, mortality (even by a Godsworn's standard), and understanding. Some accused him of being fair with weapon in hand - others dared say he was competent. Whatever the case may be, one too many have praised the young man - as ever since, he has taken work as an Armsman.

Contacts

  • High Lady Marguerite Draven: Matriarch of Great House Draven
  • Lord Calderon Draven: Lord of Great House Draven
  • Sashana Sinclair - Lady-in-Waiting to Marguerite and acting Chamberlain of Great House Draven
  • Samael Morningstar - Guardsman of Great House Draven


Stories

2019/05/09 Draven Masquerade Ball (Public Event)
Greycastle - 2019/05/09
Participants: Artura Nemoris, Bainisk Raprasad, Calderon Draven, Giraud Brune, Jane Reynolds, Kaine, Klausghet Balden, Lady Leandra Caliborne, Lucas Wyatt, Marcellus Morstein, Marguerite Draven, Oliver Vale, Sandryne Vale, Sashana Sinclair, Ahlrada
High Lady Marguerite Draven and Lady Leandra Caliborne organized a grand fete - a masquerade ball! Held at the Draven stronghold of Verdant Point, the costume party featured talented musicians, lavish food and drinks, and a sizzling eve of mysterious entertainment. Guests adopted new personas and de...
2019/05/01 Deep Dweller Big Boom (Minor)
Elsewhere - 2019/05/01
Participants: Artura Nemoris, Bryn Cotter, Dame Fionna Bennett, Giraud Brune, Jane Reynolds, Juliet Vayne-Calador, Marcellus Morstein, Oliver Vale, Sandryne Vale, Sashana Sinclair, Rebekka Green
On an otherwise quiet evening... screams came from the Calador soldiers near the quarry. The Dwellers were advancing! Federation forces drove the Dwellers back into their caverns, but not without loses. Half a dozen soldiers were reported dead.
2019/04/06 King Peredhil's Visit to Verdant Point (Minor)
Greycastle - 2019/04/06
Participants: Marguerite Draven, Marcellus Morstein, Sashana Sinclair, Giraud Brune, Lady Leandra Caliborne
King Sirion Peredhil stops by Verdant Point, home to Great House Draven, during a tour of Greycastle and the surrounding lands.
2019/04/04 Blessing The Well (Minor)
Greycastle - 2019/04/04
Participants: Artura Nemoris, Giraud Brune, Li'litu, Marguerite Draven, Oliver Vale, Sandryne Vale, Sashana Sinclair
After a foul demonic ritual was conducted in the cavern beneath the well just south of Greycastle's gates, the Church sets out to bless the well, and ensure its waters are not tainted.
2019/04/03 Trokti, trokti... (Minor)
Greycastle - 2019/04/03
Participants: Marcellus Morstein, Sashana Sinclair, Giraud Brune
While visiting with her parents, Sashana and Marcellus learn that Sashana's father might know the source of the group that has summoned the Troktika. The investigation reveals the house that the "cultists" seemed to be using, along with the corpse of Jimmy Turner, a local.
2019/03/31 Assembly of Peers - Mar 2019 (Major)
Greycastle - 2019/03/31
Participants: Calderon Draven, Cameron Winters, Ethan of Blackmount, Kaine, Rebekka Green, Sashana Sinclair, Uther Drake, Marguerite Draven, Giraud Brune, Lady Leandra Caliborne
The King calls the Peers of the Realm to a meeting. Appointments are made, news is shared, and, most importantly, the King announces his permanent relocation to Greycastle. Things in the Federation are changing.