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Player Characters According to Guild

  • Many characters in the Floating Castle have split into Guilds, while other players work as solo operatives. The nature of the Roleplay allows for all possible combinations.

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    The Church 

Konrad "Kurt" Schweinorg

  • Badass Preacher: Although he's probably not actually in the Church anymore, the disguise has served him well throughout his time here. He also once blessed an entire waterfall in order to wipe out a horde of the undead.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Knight In Sour Armor: Yeah, he'll help you, and complain about your incompetence the entire time.
  • Turbulent Priest

    Heroes Unlimited 

Salvantas Longdium / Mr. Blanks

  • Badass Bookworm: Nerd by day, Vigilante by night.
  • Badass Longcoat
  • Blood Knight: This mostly extends to Mr. Blanks' side of the personality.
  • Karma Houdini: Nice or not, Salvantas is letting Mr. Blank get away with literal murder in the name of a greater good.
  • Split Personality: Salvantas is an idealist with a heart of gold, Mr. Blanks is the more pragmatic of the pair, dealing with the more difficult assignments.
    • After recent events, Salvantas has developed another personality, Jadas, who manages to make Mr. Blanks like one of the good guys.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: Salvantas really does want to help. He's just going about it in a different way. This is even more true of Blank.

Likovya

  • Circus Brat: Her former home was a travelling circus.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Has shades of it.
  • Jumped at the Call: She has taken a liking to being in the castle and fighting anti-guild members.
    "...It’s a good thing I’m starting to like saving them [Storm and Drive] so much."
  • Knife Nut: Which is basically something to do with her former occupation.

    The Lore Knights 

Lori (Lorelei Rhine Swift)

Lovia Tevinter

Fern

    Phantom Thieves Anonymous 

Giselle

Seire "Kaitou" Valefar

    Severed Storm 

Tropes Covering the Entire Guild

  • Breaking the Fellowship: Has taken place since the beginning of the civil war, with Julius going missing, Anjali losing her identity, Eliziya going kind of nuts and Tamar choosing to aid Hector in defeating Luca and Asha rather than ascending to the next floor. Only Marcus is really working to bring the team back together. It remains to be seen whether or not the split will remain permenant.
  • Ragtag Bunch of Misfits: perhaps more so than any other guild, with the roster consisting of a former Street Rat turned Guild Leader, an exiled royal guard, a kidnapped healer with a speech impediment, a runaway member of royalty, a Doctor with parental issues and... Morionem.

Anjali Torvantine

  • Amnesiacs Are Innocent: Without her memories, Anji is far less outgoing, snarky and energetic than she was beforehand and has a pretty bad reaction to any recollections of her past. Thank goodness Ben got to her before anyone else could.
  • The Artful Dodger: Grew up in the slums and was a well-known thief before she met Eliziya.
  • The Chains of Commanding: Comes from running one of the most prominent guilds in the castle.
  • Deadpan Snarker: She is one of the more sarcastic people on the castle, her attitude is nearly as sharp as her knives.
  • Determinator: Is definitely developing shades of this degree of stubbornness.
  • Fiery Redhead: Definitely fits the trope.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: She's not always the most patient or kind person in the castle, but she'll always lend a hand if necessary.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: After she was returned from being stone and healed... she had no idea who Julius was.
  • The Nicknamer: generally gives slightly mocking, affectionate nicknames to people, especially Hector. Has also taken to calling Tamar 'Your Majesty'.
  • The Worf Effect: She and Julius were the first to encounter Kavros's shadow, and were easily beaten.

Ben

Darren

Eliziya Torvantine/Bellestin

  • Beware the Nice Ones
  • Healing Hands: An unusual contrast with her fire based abilities.
  • The Medic
  • Mysterious Past
  • Morality Pet: For Asha, which is supposedly part of the reason why Asha saves Tamar's life after he is stabbed by Tragedy.
  • Playing with Fire
  • Sanity Slippage: Has really been showing up ever since she got her hands on one of the Rage Amulets, but turns out her mental illness is hereditary,
  • Shipper on Deck
  • Shrinking Violet
  • Speech Impediment: Has Echolalia, causing her to repeat the last thing somebody says to her.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Her adventures as Asha's body mean that Asha apparently left a huge repository of power in Eliziya after she died. This power has shown that it as the potential to kill her: rather than freaking out, though, Eliziya comes across as being completely in control of the situation, pulling off spectacular new magical tricks, and while she still has nerves around some others, she is now completely comfortable with Tamar and others she's close to.

Hector Erastus

  • Blood Knight: His love for fighting is perhaps his most obvious trait.
    Tamar: I think all your ideas of fun involve stabbing things.
  • The Big Guy: He is easily one of the tallest and physically muscular characters in the Castle.
  • Book Dumb
  • Broken Pedestal: To Tamar, briefly.
  • BFS: His weapon of choice is a massive claymore he lovingly refers to as Ivory. It is quite unwieldy even in Hector's hands, and he seems more effective with his hands or lighter weapons, even with his immense strength helping him. Regardless, it is his primary weapon.
    • Wrecked Weapon: That is, until it was shattered by a castle guardian.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: It seems to have followed him too as two individuals from his past, Luca and Asha, have also appeared in the Floating Castle.
  • Determinator: Whether it is some kind of magic he doesn't understand, a more powerful foe, or physical disabilities, Hector has found a way to overcome them all.
  • Eye Scream: Had his left eye completely destroyed when a rioter cut a knife through it
  • The Fettered: His moral code specifically forbids him from killing humans, which is a problem when some of those humans have no qualms about killing him. Please note this was not always the case.
  • Heroic Vow: Vowed to never kill another human.
  • I call it Ivory.
    • Cargo Ship: Ivory is the "Love of his life," according to Hector
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Was known as The Jade Devil before he arrived in the Floating Castle.
  • Multi-Melee Master: Prides himself on his knowledge and uses of various weapons and techniques associated with them. His current fighting style involves using a hand axe, his fists, and his massive sword, Ivory. Sometimes his own opponents.
  • Miles to Go Before I Sleep
  • Oblivious to Love: Has about as much romantic awareness as a turnip would. Though Ivory, named after his master Olivia, has been referred to as the love of his life by him. It's likely that he understands or recognizes romance, and just has no interest in it.
  • Taught by Experience: Implied; He has no true discernible fighting style that would have come with direct training, but is clearly one of the most skilled and knowledgeable fighters in battle.
  • Technical Pacifist: While he loves to fight and battle ever challenging foes, he seems completely unwilling to take the life of any human opponent he faces and has even shown hesitation on his ever increasing encounters and battles with non-human opponents.
  • Mentor: To Tamar.
    • Trickster Mentor: Zigzagged. He is straight forward in most of his lessons to Tamar, but he enjoys the more trickster side of things when he believes Tamar should figure things out on his own. He shows more signs of this when he somehow tricks Anji into learning basic swordplay as well.
  • We Used to Be Friends: How Hector viewed his relationship with Asha and Luca, individuals who now clearly hate him.

Marcus Oracon

  • Assassin Outclassin': Killed two members of the Assassin's guild before they started targeting him. He has since been responsible for the deaths of three other members
  • Berserk Button: Has a grudge against kidnappers and slavers
  • Carry a Big Stick: Currently wields a flanged mace he took from the opponent who broke his last weapon
  • Deadpan Snarker: Slips into this sometimes.
  • Genius Bruiser: A capable combatant in his own right who usually comes up with the plan when working with someone else. Also has some proficiency with herbs and medicine due to his backstory.
  • Multi-Melee Master: Has been shown to be competent with spears and maces, as well as a competent hand-to-hand combatant.

Morionem

Tamar Delaney/Erebus Castor

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    Unaligned Characters 

Alexander Curtiss

Genevieve Hunter

Mirae

  • Shock and Awe: Mirae's main powers are electricity based.
  • The Stoic: Is generally very controlled and calm in demeanour, even considering her very first mission involved chasing a lot of cows around the town.
  • Walking the Earth: Appeared to have been doing this before coming to the castle.

Nokir

Pan, aka Timpani Aria Saterne

  • Beware the Nice Ones: Threatening her forest home will probably result in some serious pain for the culprits.
  • Forest Ranger
  • Meaningful Name, her last name, 'Saterne', is a variation on Saturn because her character's staff was once drawn in the shape of the Symbol for Saturn.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname
  • Simple Staff: her primary weapon. The staff is used to channel magical energy, however, and has been used by all magical members of her family in the past.
  • Superpowerful Genetics: Played with, Pan is the first in her family to have magic in a few generations, but other members have been mages within her living memory.

Riffe

Victor

    Non Player Characters 

Adam (The Princeling)

  • The Charmer
  • Spoiled Brat: How he started out
  • Took a Level in Kindness: Adam starts out a spiteful child organizing riots to cause trouble in the newly inhabited city, before Julius taught him some manners. After several encounters with monsters, a somewhat lss violent meeting with a rather nice goblin, and some actual Character Development, Adam returned to the city and is now Legias' second in command.

Arthur, The Late King

Aydin

Black Zess

Elric

Gindred Vaulk

Gwrtheyrn

Hara

  • The Faceless: She has kept her face hidden under a hood in every appearance. Taken to ridiculous levels when her hood fell off...and she was wearing a mask and clot wraps to keep her face concealed.
  • Psycho for Hire: She shows little patience for small talk but excitement at the prospect of murdering someone

Kevin Aqaba

Legias

The Prophet

Tam Ayers

Yester the Goblin

Master Cloth

Comedy and Tragedy

The Assassin Guildmaster

  • The Faceless: Much like his apprentice Hara
  • Psychic Powers: So far has displayed telepathy and telekinesis, along with possible teleportation and/or illusions

    Villains 
These are enemies specifically related to the main story. Player controlled Villains do not go here.

Shardreach

  • Genius Loci: For the entire Castle. The guardians of each floor are connected to him, as he is to them. Until they die or abdicate, that is.
  • The Dragon: To the King.

The King

    Deceased Characters (spoilers) 

Asha, The "Onyx Raven"

  • Alas, Poor Villain: She had a pretty sucky life, and it didn't end happily.
  • Badass Long Robe
  • Death Seeker: Did not start out this way, but by the end of their story arc it's clear she's gotten in over her head and just wants everything over with.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: The moment where she truly falls out of line with Luca's policies is the moment when he allows Eliziya to offer Asha control of her body, essentially killing her.
  • Face Death with Dignity: In a stark contrast to Luca. Asha's death allows her to retain whatever humanity she was left with after years of sacrificing everything for the sake of power.
  • Cool Mask: Her most iconic feature is the large white mask that covers her entire face.
  • The Faceless: She has never been seen without her mask on.
  • Go Out with a Smile
  • Killed Off for Real: Though remnants of her spirit remain within both Tamar and Zi.
  • Lady of Black Magic: Has accomplished magical abilities no other character has been capable of, such as making a labyrinth of mirrors, conjuring high-leveled shadow creatures, to vaporizing a squad of soldiers, even healing fatal wounds of others on several occasions.
  • Moral Dissonance: Averted by the end, she becomes completely aware of the terrible things they've done and the lessons they ignored, and it pains her greatly.
  • Pet the Dog: Saving Tamar's life, and taking care of Zi.
  • The Dragon: To Luca
  • Redemption Equals Death: Tamar destroying the personification of her magic allows her to finally die, returning control of Eliziya's body to her in the process.
  • The Speechless: For most of her appearances she never actually spoke a line of dialogue.
    • This is because she doesn't have a mouth. Or a head, or a body for that matter. By the point in the story she is introduced, she is essentially a spirit.
  • Suicide by Cop: Turns out, this is what she was playing at with Tamar: recognizing his magical ability as innately different to her own, her saving him and following him around was her own twisted way of training him to the point where he could finally kill her.
  • The Unintelligible: Somehow, this did not seem to affect Luca's ability to communicate/understand her. As seen with her encounters with Zi and Tamar, she can speak with other characters through the projection of memories and emotions. This is also a two way tunnel, as she was able to see Tamar's memories when he saw hers.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Had no hesitation in restraining Eliyiza while Luca was threatening to chop off her ears. Though future stories and side stories seem to make it clear that there was never an intention to hurt Eliyiza, at least on Asha's part.
  • You Can Not Grasp The True Form: In that, there literally is no form to grasp underneath those masks and robes. The Personification of her magic Tamar battles may also count.

Luca Maeori, "The Crimson Hound."

  • Badass Longcoat: Sports a a dark blue one.
  • Battle Aura: Luca receives a fiery red one while under the magical effects of Ba'al
  • Blood Knight
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • Even Evil Has Standards: Subverted. Found the tactic of Kidnapping Eliziya to be despicable, but went through with it anyway.
  • Evil Redhead
  • Flaw Exploitation: Used this when he tossed Hector to the rioters, giving him a knife to defend himself knowing that Hector's code would not allow for him to kill his attackers. Even though this almost assured Hector's death, he was visibly upset that he would not break his vow.
  • Heroic RRoD: A villainous inversion, after Luca [[spoiler: finds the source of the rage spell.
  • I Call It "Vera": Luca names the sword he forged from the Minotaur's horn Ba'al, following the same ritual Hector does.
    • Tranquil Fury: can activate this on command thanks to the magic within Ba'al, and also because he's trained his willpower to avoid the negative effects of the rage spell.
  • Kick the Dog: Kidnapping Eliyza and throwing Hector to his death, obviously but also Mortally wounding Legias in battle.
  • Killed Off for Real
  • Magic Knight: Accomplishes this by using magical talismans that give temporary knowledge of casting spells from the ether.
  • City Guard: Holds an officer position in the City Guard, and was even one of the original people to encourage Legias to start the city guard. However, as with his unfettered tendency, this was mostly to advance towards his own goals. Until he finally unfolded with his plan to start a civil war in the middle of the city, and abdicated his position.
  • The Berserker: Has essentially become this by weaponizing the Tranquil Fury of Ba'al.
  • The Man Behind the Man: To Soren's Arc Villain status.
  • Only the Chosen May Wield: A dark version. Turns out his sword Ba'al was created as a projection of the source of the rage spell. It considered Luca a worthy wielder of it's power... until he gives in to his own anger. Upon revealing himself unworthy, Ba'al withdraws it's power and is shattered. The lack of a good channelling system then leads directly to Luca's death.
  • The Unfettered
  • Would Hurt a Child: His threat to Anji upon kidnapping Eliziya, should she have failed to follow his request. Whether he would have actually carried it out, however, may be up to debate
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Julius Valerian

Soren Kavros

  • Arc Villain: As the current leader of the Anti-Guild Army.
  • Big Bad Wannabe: Until he was killed and replaced by a shadow doppelganger.
  • BFS: His shadow's main weapon while fighting.
  • Kick the Dog: His thrashing of Julius and giving Anji a fatal wound even if the 'fatal' part didn't pan out
  • Killed Off for Real
  • Evil Doppelgänger: While Kavros was always an asshole, his "shadow" self is just ruthless.
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