Roslyn Underhill



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    Race: Lightfoot Halfling

    Age: Approximately 29

    Height: 2'10"

    Weight: 28 pounds

    Eye Color: Brown

    Hair Color: Black, with purple highlights

    Skin Tone: Tanned. On skin that is normally covered by clothing, she is fair skinned.

    Recognizable Features: Ros is almost extraordinarily plain-looking, having no tattoos or other distinguishing marks that would set her apart from a crowd, and only a few scars.

    Commonly Spoken Languages: Common (with a heavy hinnic accent), halfling, Damaran, Sign, Dwarven, Elven

    Equipment Worn: Ros wears an odd suit of armor which, at most times, appears to be a dull grayish-green. While attempting to hide, though, an effect much like a heat shimmer passes over her, before all of her worn gear takes on colors more appropriate to her current surroundings. While it's not a perfect camouflage by any means, it does allow her to adapt to hide more effectively in nearly any environment. This gear is paired with this is a grayish mask which, she claims, is made from doppelganger hide, and a thick green cloak made of wyvernskin and clasped with a small pink and silver brooch.

    Around her waist is a toolbelt that further matches the colors of her armor, and is filled with a positively obscene array of tools and equipment used for both setting and removing traps, all of which are set in pockets lined with a lustrous black fur to dampen any noise of them moving around. Cinching this toolbelt together is a round, bronze buckle bearing an engraving of an upright, open flayed palm.

    Around her neck is a thin golden chain suspending a round disk of obsidian with a darkened dreamjade fringe and three gold clouds set within. This piece of jewelry is the only bit of finery she seems to wear openly, though she does have rings on each of her hands that are visible if her brown leather gloves are removed. While they look ordinary at first, Ros is often seen flicking a large variety of trapping tools out from the fingertips of each. How they are hidden on there and whether they are hidden by mundane or magical means are things that Roslyn generally does not elaborate on.

    Known Relatives: Though she openly speaks about having grown up in the dock district, it doesn't seem as though any of her family survived (or, at the least, have been seen since) the Nexus War.

    Known Associates: Ros has an eclectic assortment of friends, and quite unabashedly associates with all manner of druids, elves, humans, monstrous humanoids, halflings, and many others. Most frequently, she is seen in the company of the bard Isolde Garibaldi and Princess Bess Fisher, better known as Reyhenna Jorino, though those two are by no means the be all and end all of her associates. She's as likely to be seen in a rundown Dock District tavern with others of her kin, as she is to be found in the noble manors of the Residential district doing contract work for the city's nobles. More recently, she's been seen with various labor leaders and other figures from the working class of the Docks District.

    Reputation: At this point in her life, so many stories swirl around Roslyn's exploits that it is difficult to separate fact from fiction. Some - including Roslyn herself - would say that she's Narfell's greatest detective, and has spent the better part of her adult life squaring off against a mysterious cabal of mages that have plagued the upper echelons of Peltarchian society. Others say that she's the pirate captain of a flying ghost ship, last seen destroying an ethereal, cloud-borne castle, or that she's used her wit and guile to almost single-handedly prevent an invasion of Peltarch by yuan-ti. Still others claim to have seen her turn into an avariel or a sea elf seemingly at will. She's even been one of the central characters in a best-selling novel. More concrete and verifiable information says that she's the representative to the crown for the people of the Docks District, and that she's been the main force bankrolling the construction of a new halfling castle town that's been erected between Peltarch and the Nars Pass Crossroads.

    One thing that's common to all the rumors about her, however, is that she has a penchant for trying to turn enemies into allies - and that while that does often put her at greater risk than she ought to face, she also succeeds far more often than one might expect.

    If even half of the stories about her exploits are true, then it can be certain that while she may die young or she may die old, she'll never die of boredom.

    Theme Song: Blood in the Water by Oh He Dead



  • Edited to clean up the description, make it more relevant to Ros as she is now, and to add a new character pic