Gareth 'Griff' Taylor

Dark and terrible Spring, Shaper of Dreams, Bastion against the night

Description:

Name: Gareth ‘Griff’ Taylor
DoB: 1984/09/12 (25) DoC: 2006/05/18 (21) DoR: 2008/12/14 (22)
Concept – Dark and terrible Spring, Shaper of Dreams, Bastion against the night

Seeming: Darkling Kith: Leechfinger
Court: Spring Entitlement:


SHEET -

Attributes:
Mental (5): ¦Physical (3): ¦Social (4):
Intelligence 3 ¦ Strength 3 ¦ Presence 3
Wits 4 ¦ Dexterity 4 ¦ Manipulation 3
Resolve 3 ¦ Stamina 3 ¦ Composure 3

Skills:
Mental (7): ¦Physical (4): ¦Social (7):
Academics 3 ¦ Athletics 1 ¦ Animal Ken 1
Accounting ¦ ¦
Computer 1 ¦ Brawl 4 ¦ Empathy 4
¦ Touch ¦ Indulgence
¦ ¦ Oneiromancy
Craft 1 ¦ Drive 0 ¦ Expression 2
Investigation 1 ¦ Firearms 0 ¦ Intimidate 1
Medicine 2 ¦ Larceny 1 ¦ Persuasion 2
¦ ¦ Indulge
Occult 3 ¦ Stealth 2 ¦ Socialise 3
¦ ¦ Spring +1
Politics 3 ¦ Survival 1 ¦ Streetwise 1
Bribery ¦ ¦
Science 1 ¦ Weaponry 0 ¦ Subterfuge 3

Merits:
Power Stat (Wyrd) 4
Mantle (Spring) (• to •••••) 4 #Lo323/#603

Shared Pool Barfly (•) 1 Bureaucratic Navigator (••) Asy p51 2 Emotional Detachment (•) Asy p50 1 FS: Boxing (• to •••••) 2 {+/- defence?} FS: Social Manoeuvres (• to ••••) GmF63 1 1 (Sugar Lips, Honey Tongue) – Observe target for 20min, then deliver a compliment as the first thing said to the character. Roll 9 (Mani + Soci + (Half Empathy round up)) vs Pres + Comp. Success means the target suffers a -3 to further Social Resistance traits or rolls. Harvest {Dreaming} 3 Harvest {Emotion} 3 Harvest {Pledges} 1 Ingratiating Wanderer (••) MR p58 2 Meditative Mind (•) 1 Natural Immunity (•) 1 Prophet Circle (• to •••••) RoS p94 3 07 Wits + Occu Resources (• to •••••) 2 Soul Sense (••) RoS p96 2 Visionary Dreams (••) RoS p97 2 07 Inte + Wits Wisdom of Dreams (•••) RoS p97 3 07 Comp + Wits Shared Pool Hollow (Home): Amenities (• to •••••) 1 Archive (• to •••••) 0 Doors (• to •••••) 0 Size (• to •••••) 1 Wards (• to •••••) 2 Workshop (• to •••••) 0 Fiddler’s Rest: Amenities (• to •••••) 2 Gareth 1 Archive (• to •••••) 0 Doors (• to •••••) 2 Gareth 1 Size (• to •••••) 2 Gareth 2 Staff (• to •••••) 2 Gareth 2 Housekeeping / Desk Restaurant / Kitchen Wards (• to •••••) 2 Gareth 1 Workshop (• to •••••) 1 Gareth 1 Kitchen

Contracts: Dots Cost Pool
Darkness (AK) 3
Creeping Dread 1gl 7 Mani + Wyrd – Reso
Subtle Distractions 1gl 6 Stea + Wyrd
Balm of the Unwakeable Slumber 1gl 7 Mani + Wyrd v Reso + Wyrd
Den (K) WM p19 3
Trespasser’s Spoor 1gl N/A
Trapdoor Spider’s Trick 1gl 8 Wits + Wyrd
Cuckoo’s Ruse 2gl 7 Mani + Wyrd – Ward
Dream (A) 5
Pathfinder 1gl 7 Inte + Wyrd
Forging the Dream 1gl 8 Wits + Wyrd
Phantasmal Bastion 1gl N/A
Cobblethought 1gl 7 Inte + Wyrd
Dreamsteps 1gl 7 Inte + Wyrd
Eternal Spring © 2
Gift of Warm Breath 1gl 8 Reso + Surv + Mantle
New Lover’s Kiss 2gl 8 Inte + Surv + Mantle
Fleeting Spring © 2
Cupid’s Eye 1gl 8 Wits + Wyrd v Comp + Wyrd
Growth of the Ivy 2gl 11 Mani + Wyrd + Mantle – Reso
Hearth (A) 1
Fickle Fate 1gl N/A
Hours (A) RS p102 5
Restoration of Dawn Beauty 1gl 5 Craf + Wyrd
(Restore an old object)
Frozen Moment 2gl 8 Wits + Wyrd
(Freeze an object for up to a scene)
Thief of Days 2gl 5 Inve + Wyrd
(1 damage per success, ignore durabilty. Appears to age)
Flickering Hours 2gl+1wp 8 Wits + Wyrd
(Change rate of time in the Hedge)
Leaping Toward Nightfall 4gl+1wp 5 Inve + Spec + Wyrd v Comp + Wyrd
(Send target into future: 1 sux – One turn, 2 sux – One minute,
3 sux – One hour, 4 sux – One day, 5 sux – One week (plus 1 per sux))
Separation (K) WM p40 2
Tread Lightly 1gl 8 Dext + Wyrd
Evasion of Shackles 1gl 5 Larc + Wyrd
Vainglory (K) 3
Mask of Superiority 2gl 7 Inti + Wyrd – Reso
Songs of Distant Arcadia 2gl 5 Pres + Expr + Spec
Splendour of the Envoy’s Protection 3gl 7 Pres + Wyrd
Verdant Spring © LS p39 1
Font of Inspiration 1gl 12 Wits + Empa + Mantle
Wild (K) RS p111 2
Wildwalker 1gl 6 Pers + Wyrd
(Negate -1 environmental penalty per success)
Nature’s Curse 1gl 7 Inti + Wyrd
(-1 environmental penalty, up to -2. Max of -1 if no penalties to start with)

Tokens:

Pledges:
Vows (3 + Wyrd):
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Oaths:
True name, obscured –
True name, unsullied –
Name of Keeper –
Name of Higher Power –
Corporal:
Mortal Emblem –
Seeming Emblem –
Courtly Emblem –
Title Emblem –
Personal Emblem – Horn and Bone (Custom variation on Horn and Bone, C:tL p187) #605
“Go ahead and sleep. I promise you’ll rest easy. Even when you’re dreaming, I’ll watch over you. Your pleasant dreams are all the reward I need.”
Tasks: Dreaming (-2, Changeling); Forbidance, Medial (-2, Changeling may not speak of what he sees in the mortal’s dreams to another); Lesser Endeavour (-1, must perform Dreaming task at least four times a month)
Boons: Glamour (2, Changeling)
Sanction: None (
0)
Duration: Year and a Day (3)
Invocation: 1 Willpower
Personal Emblem – Hotellier’s Bargain (Custom pledge for the Fiddler’s Rest) #637
“Tell you what, just this once, I’ll let you stay for free. No cost – it’ll be good for business. Just sign this form and I’ll get you your room key.”
Landlord
Tasks: Endeavour (-1, Hotellier puts them up for their stay (max of 1 week))
Boons: Blessing (1, Resources for the hotel)
Sanction: Poisoning of Boon (-1, Hotellier must give the room for up to 1 week for free)
Guest
Tasks: Endeavour (-1, Guest recommends the hotel to others)
Boons: Adroitness (1, Guest gains +1 to Expression to express their like of the hotel)
Sanction: Poisoning of Boon (-1, Guest must recommend the hotel)
Duration: Month (
2)
Invocation: 1 Willpower
Other: Form has details of the room they want (double, twin, single… etc.), their details – or what details they have, that sort of thing.
Nemesis Pledge – Dunasheen Freehold pledge (Commendation, C:tL p189)
Tasks: Fealty (-3, both)
Boons: Vassalage (3, vassal); Glamour (2, vassal must render a tithe of Glamour equal to the liege’s Wyrd at some point during the year)
Sanction: Banishment (-3, vassal); Poisoning of Boon, Medial (-2, liege must off up an amount of glamour equal to what he would have drawn)
Duration: Year and a Day (3)
Invocation: 1 WP (both) + 1 WP dot (liege, paid only when he first takes part in the Oath of Fealty as a liege)
Nemesis Pledge – Custom Dunasheen oath written for Ruby #2464
“I swear, by this token of my liege, that I shall be faithful to him, to cause no harm unjustly, and to give of my skills to the best of my ability for the good of the freehold. I shall render up to him the proper homage of Glamour in its proper time, and if I be forsworn then may I be banished forever from the warmth of his hearth. While this pledge lasts, may we both speak more freely about what is in our hearts.”
Tasks: Fealty (-3, both)
Boons: Vassalage (
3, vassal gains the Fortitude blessing); Glamour (2, vassal must render a tithe of Glamour equal to the liege's Wyrd at some point in the season); Adroitness (1, both gain 1 Expression)
Sanction: Banishment (-3, vassal); Poisoning (-2, liege must offer up an amount of Glamour equal to what he would have drawn)
Duration: Season (
2)
Known:
Discreet Landlord (Mortal) #909
“Discretion is the better part of valour, and your stay here will be treated with the utmost discretion. For a month I vow to tell no more about your stay than we agree upon and all I ask in return is that you bring no harm of any kind upon those who live, stay, or work in the hotel. All I ask in return is your gratitude.”
Type: Vow
Landlord
Tasks: Forbiddance, Medial (-2, changeling may not speak more than is agreed upon about his guest)
Boons: Glamour (2, changeling gains 1 glamour a day)
Sanction: Curse, Medial (-2)
Guest
Tasks: Fobiddance, Minor (-1, guest may not cause harm (physical or otherwise) to anyone who lives, stays, or works in the hotel)
Boons: Adroitness (
1, guest gains Stealth)
Sanction: Poisoning of Boon (-1, Adroitness); Curse, Minor (-1)
Duration: Moon (2)
Invocation: 1 Willpower
Discreet Landlord (Lost) #908
“Discreation is the better part of valour, and your stay here will be treated with the utmost discretion. While the moon turns, I vow to reveal no more about your stay than we agree upon and all I ask in return is you bring no harm of any kind upon those who live, stay, or work in the hotel. May my tongue be quick to aid me, and may you hide all the better. If we break our words, may our boons sour upon us.”
Type: Vow
Landlord
Tasks: Forbiddance, Medial (-2, changeling may not speak more than is agreed upon about his guest)
Boons: Adroitness (
1, changeling gains Subterfuge)
Sanction: Poisoning of Boon (-1, Adroitness)
Guest
Tasks: Fobiddance, Minor (-1, guest may not cause harm (physical or otherwise) to anyone who lives, stays, or works in the hotel)
Boons: Adroitness (1, guest gains Stealth)
Sanction: Poisoning of Boon (-1, Adroitness); Curse, Minor (-1)
Duration: Moon (
2)
Invocation: 1 Willpower
The Truthspeaker’s Pledge
“I swear that I shall answer the questions put to me regarding [scope agreed] completely and unsullied by deception, else let my liar’s tongue be stilled.”
Type: Vow
Tasks: Endeavour (-1, The Questioned to tell the complete truth); Forbiddance (-1, The Questioned not to deceive); Forbiddance (-1, The Questioner not to exceed the scope agreed)
Boons: Blessing (3, The Questioned gets Emotional Detachment, Trained Memory, Trained Observer 1); Adroitness (1, The Questioner gets 1 Investigation)
Sanction: Flaw (-2, mute); Curse (-1)
Duration: One Day (
1)
Invocation: 1 Willpower (both)

Morality: Lost Gained
10
9
8
7 1
6 *
5
4
3
2
1

Other:
Virtue: Fortitude
Vice: Lust
Flaw:

Seeming Blessing – 9-again on Stealth, spend Glamour 1-for-1 to increase pools with Wits, Subterfuge, or Stealth. Seeming Curse – -1 to all contracts when the sun is in the sky, -2 if the sun is visible Kith Blessing – Spend 1gl, cause 1L damage to touched target and heal 1L or 1B, or turn 1A into 1L. Wyrd (4) times per scene. Mantle Bonus: 1 – +1 Socialise 3 – Half cost Allies and Contacts 5 - Health: Size(5) + Stamina(3) = 8 | | | | | | | | | Wound: -1 -2 -3 Willpower: Resolve(3) + Composure(3) – Freedhold Oath (1) = 5 | | | | | || | Glamour = Max 13, 4 / turn | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Size: 5 Defence: Min(Dexterity(4),Wits(4)) = 4 Armour: 0 / 0 Initiative: Dexterity(4) + Composure(3) + FR = 7 Acting Speed = 5 Speed: 5 + Strength(3) + Dexterity(4) + FoF(0) = 12

Approvals:
Return of retired character to play #Lo322/#602

Notes:
Dreams spun:
Jun ~ 1 dreams – potency 4
Jul ~ 4 dreams – potency 5, 3, 5, 2
Oct ~ x dreams – potency
Nov ~ 2 dreams – potency 4, 3 ,
Dec ~ 3 dreams – potency 5, 3, 5
Jan ~ x dreams – potency
Total 10 4×5, 2×4, 3×3, 1×2
For Andy Greig

Oct ~ x dreams – potency Nov ~ 3 dreams – potency 4, 4, 5 Dec ~ 3 dreams – potency 5, 4, 4 Jan ~ 2 dreams – potency 2, 3 Total 8 2×5, 4×4, 1×3, 1×2 For Mairi White Spare: 6, 7
Bio:

1985/08/12 – Gareth Taylor is born to Harry and Margaret Taylor.
1995/03/14 – Margaret Taylor leaves Harry, and goes off with another man to get married.
1999/09/04 – Harry Taylor marries Elizabeth Francis.
2001/01/25 – Thomas Taylor is born.
2001/11/02 – Elizabeth dies. Harry begins to drink heavily.
2006/05/18 – Gareth is abducted, and Gareth left in his place.

2008/12/14 – Gareth returns from the Hedge. Now read on…


KNOWN BIOGRAPHY -
  • Name – Gareth Taylor
  • Known as – Gareth, Griff
  • Age -
  • Other ‘facts’:

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