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Original Character RP is an RP with original characters in it.

The basic gist is that anyone can just throw an OC into the RP and freely interact with the other OCs. There is no grand plot per se: RPers are encouraged to create their own plots. The RP is based in a large mansion where OCs are free to interact.

Original Character RP contains examples of:

  • Action Girl: Where do we even start?
  • A Day in the Limelight: But of course, with all the main starters usually revolving around someone different each day.
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  • Angst? What Angst?: Theodora.
  • Apocalypse How: Class 4 if the Nephilim ended up winning.
  • Archnemesis Dad: Theodora and Briar.
  • Artificial Limbs: BH has a faulty prosthetic leg due to a heavy shotgun wound. Rain also ends up getting a new right arm from the Hospital merfolk after the events of the Church.
  • Artistic License – Physics Inverted.: When Suvia and Greyscale face off, the former manages to slice apart the latter's antimatter gun, destroying half of the Foyer and leaving the Butler with a huge hole in his side. However, because Greyscale's gun barely had any anti-matter in it, it did not create a large hole or explosion as most anti-matter would. Greyscale survived the blast because during the face off, Suvia hit the teleportation button on the side of Greyscale's gun and he was able to avoid the blast before anything really hit him.
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  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: What the Nephilim becomes at the end of his shared arc, heavily crossed with Eldritch Abomination.
  • Awesome Mc Coolname: Crimson Lucifer! Michael Blackfeather! Adelaide Jackson! Bartholomew Rainhaven!...Screw it, most of the residents here are bound to have this. But...
    • Aerith and Bob: When you come across people with names like Nathan, Donald, and Alex, it tends to be a little jarring.
  • Bad Powers, Good People: Poor Des' withering touch and ability to snap you in half despite having a heart of gold.
  • Bandage Babe: Briar, when she decides to cover her scars with bandages instead of wearing long sleeves or gloves.
  • Big Bad: Nighthollow is shaping up to be one. Later gives way to the Shadow Tyrant, followed by the Nephilim.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Nighty returns to Earth just in the nick of time to help the others finish off the Nephilim.
  • Bloody Murder: Along with a nice big boost to her power, Briar also gets the ability to manipulate blood from her Pact with Thanatos.
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  • The Big Guy: Root. Could also be considered a Gentle Giant. And let's just say that are many other guys in the mansion who fit this trope.
  • Blessed with Suck: Cameron and Root first come to the Mansion because they fear being used by the towns people in their hometown for their abilities like Reanbelle was used. Kyung fits this trope as well, but for a completely different reason. Kyung's ability to channel memories,emotions,and absorb powers through any skin-to-skin contact can be a huge nuisance.
  • Body Horror: The end of the Graveyard visit to a fucking tee. To be specific, Reanbelle gets her jaw and neck broken and is left a shambling mess, Adelaide's spine becomes ruptured and still manages to stand, and Crimson's skull is split open, all by the Shadow Tyrant. They get better though.
  • Body Surf: Suvia does this after blowing up his old body to escape an attack of mantis men.
  • Break the Cutie: Des and Adelaide. Des was abused by foster parents as a child and forced to take part in an experiment that killed hundreds of young people and left her with horrific, uncontrollable powers. Nighty's transformation has also left her emotionally scarred and she has forced herself into isolation. And to think, she used to be a sweet little girl who was quiet and wanted to be a lawyer. Adelaide is the child of Thanatos, the Greek personification of Death. Her mother died when she was very young, leaving her in the care of an orphanage and later, a mental institution after she accidentally burned the orphanage to the ground when she lost control of her powers. Believe it or not, she was pretty sweet as a kid until daddy abandoned her and everything went horribly wrong. Briar is also heading down this path, although she hasn't quite been broken yet.
  • Broken Angel: Alexandria, although she'll never admit it or really show many signs of it. The death of the young soldier she loved during the Blitz still messes her up, and has led to her extreme emotional detachment.
  • Broken Bird: Theodora, due to Archnemesis Dad. She was bred and raised to be his right hand, and growing up she was often forced to help him kill and torture.
  • But Now I Must Go: After the victory against the Nephilim, Korad leaves town in order to better find a purpose for himself now that he has been forced into living in modern society. He comes back to the Mansion after a short time, now the frontman of a band of various demons and devils.
  • Cats Are Mean: At least Imon is when she's in this form.
  • Cats Are Snarkers: Shakir has his moments.
  • Cat Boy: Yoshii.
  • Circus of Fear: The initial landing point of one of the tribes, complete with blood splatters, creepy insignia, and hanging meat!
  • Character Development: Par for the course!
  • Cleavage Window: Sedva's usual dress has this. Not that she really minds it.
  • Complete Immortality: You can chop off her head, rip out her heart, or slit her throat, but Alexandria will always come back. It's not advised to inflict mortal wounds on her, though. The way her body comes back together is definitely not for the faint of heart and she generally isn't very happy when someone tries to kill her.
  • Covered with Scars: Briar, Theodora, and Deryn.
  • Creepy Doll: The doll that the Shadow Tyrant gives to Reanbelle as the foundation to another one of his deals which immediately changes back into Anatolius, the man whose moments of death brought about Nighthollow. Also qualifies as a temporary And I Must Scream
  • Control Freak: The Butler is constantly trying to keep the Mansion nice, clean, and running smoothly. This results in him being somewhat overbearing on occasions to multiple people in the household.
  • Constantly Curious: Shakir can't help it when there's so many things to learn.
  • Cute Mute: Adelaide becomes this after an encounter with a Great Old One ends with her throat nearly mutilated. She gets treated, but loses the use of her voice in the end. However, this is slightly mitigated in that her causticity takes the place of the required innocent naivete.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Nighty when he is not Nighthollow. Suvia also applies.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: Almost everyone.
  • The Dead Can Dance: One of Suvia's favoured pastimes.
  • Deal with the Devil: Crimson once made a deal with Alex in exchange for his soul. He attempted this deal earlier and failed.
  • The Determinator: Deryn. She crawled miles to a police station after having her eye ripped out and her knee cap shot multiple times in order to report the murders of her mentor and boyfriend. She also took down four men while in that condition, and continues to kill and forge a path to her revenge without stopping. At this point, not even death could keep her from her goal.
  • The Dragon: Adelaide. Thanatos usually has humanity's best interests in mind. But he's also very selfish, and if someone slights him, he won't hesitate to take them out. He could arguably be seen as a villain, though, since he's sent Adelaide in to find a person to read the Necronomicon and become a new Seer. And let's just say sanity doesn't usually stay intact after reading that book.
  • Eldritch Abomination: The Nephilim. Adelaide is also fighting a losing battle against a group very interested in taking her out of the picture.
  • Eye Scream: Due to him being partially alien, there is a dark...substance that takes the place of where Reissem's eyes should be, which is why he frequently wears sunglasses.
  • Everybody Was Kung-Fu Fighting: Greyscale, Cameron, the list goes on.
  • Evil Parents Want Good Kids: Theodora's father, despite being Archnemesis Dad, fits this fairly well.
  • Family-Unfriendly Death: Nicol, whose head is split apart before having his soul and brains eaten up by the Shadow Tyrant.
  • Fantasy Kitchen Sink: Most of the residents are supernatural beings in some way or another, ranging from your usual fare of demons, ghosts, superpowered individuals and shapeshifters to priests with the end of the world sealed within them.
  • Fisher King: Inverted. The Butler of the Mansion magically feels everything that happens to it. Including explosions ripping apart the Foyer.
  • Gender Bender: Kyung is a rare female-to-male example; he had to learn how to shift into a male form because of his regenerative healing factor. At first, gendershifting mimics real life HRT until it goes into TMI territory. The Butler also has this trait of shifting genders, it was caused as a result of becoming the Mansion. The female form belongs to that of the daughter of the original owner before Jefferson.
  • Gentle Giant: Etpitaas, the lone monster living in the forest surrounding the Mansion.
  • Go Mad from the Revelation: Briar, eventually. It's happened to every Oracle before her, and she fully expects it to happen once she meets the Old Gods she's reading and dreaming about.
  • God Couple: Crimson and Sedva.
  • Green Thumb: The Grain Maker. Briar as well.
  • Healing Hands: Alexandria and Violet
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: Briar and Leah's friendship is gearing up to be this. Their friendship is super cute, and the two of them have opened up to each other about their respective troubled pasts. Leah is the first person at the mansion that Briar has told about the abuse she went through as a child.
  • Hope Spot: When the Grain Maker of all people helps to fuse the Shadow Tyrant back inside Anatolius, everyone thinks that he'll become dormant again and that Nighthollow will come back. Then it's shown that they only helped to bring out the Nephilim and everything promptly goes to hell.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: Briar is 4'9", thin, and delicate looking. Root is 6'4", muscular, and bulky. There are numerous other examples of this, as well.
  • Hurting Hero: Briar. She will always insist that her dark and troubled past has given her a reason to live and pushes her to better herself, but deep down, she's a really troubled kid who doesn't know how to fully open up and admit that she's hurting. It doesn't help that she's also starting to realize she may be more powerful than she thought.
  • Ill Boy: Alex is this due to a gastrointestinal disease from his time. Jantu and the Grain Maker help to alleviate this.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: Many residences of the Mansion just want to be normal!
  • I Need a Freaking Drink: Imon is constantly drinking to forget or ignore things. Reanbelle also drinks when she is incredibly bored. Theodora's starting to straddle the line between simple heavy drinking and alcoholism.
  • Innocent Flower Girl: Briar.
  • Interspecies Romance: Alex and Jantu.
  • Interspecies Friendship: Many friendships at the mansion fall into this.
  • It's Personal: Deryn Hunter and Eon Cadwallader. Eon's twin brother, Echo, also falls under this to a certain extent. He isn't quite as obsessed with revenge as his sister is, though. And Deryn takes it to an absolutely extreme level, going head to head against her super powered enemies even when she's injured, causing herself to get a shotgun blast to the leg.
  • Kill the God: Adelaide's entire reason for existing is to kill gods that wrong her father or put humanity in danger.
  • Large Ham: Suvia's necromancy rituals that he uses to seal the Doctor, complete with Voice of the Legion and Flowery Elizabethan English. Subverted slightly, as the hamminess was only a ruse to lure the Doctor out of his hiding.
  • Literal-Minded: Reissem is this, to the point that people that have just met him become quickly frustrated with trying to converse with him.
  • Loads and Loads of Characters
  • Mayfly–December Romance: A few couples at the Mansion have this as a kind of ordeal, Reanbelle (human) and Rain (half-elf) as one of them.
  • Magic Realism
  • Massively Multiplayer Crossover
  • Meaningful Name: Crimson Lucifer, obviously. Though on the outside, he appears to be a pretty cool guy. However, this also falls under Names to Run Away from Really Fast
  • The Men in Black: Reissem works for the Men in Black in his home Universe under the United Empire.
  • Mr. Exposition: The Grain Maker and In'am fall into this category. Every now and again Officer Gray plays this role.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Nighthollow, Nicol, Bory, Sodkar (now Korad), the Harbinger, and the Shadow Tyrant are also part of this roster.
  • Never Found the Body: Jefferson.
  • No Social Skills: Shakir. He's a humanized cat and is unfamiliar with socializing as a human, but he's gradually getting better.
  • Occult Detective: Isaiah, Theodora.
  • Odd Friendship: Suvia and Nathan.
  • Our Liches Are Different: Suvia.
  • Our Werebeasts Are Different: Isaiah and Kyung are werecats.
  • Polar Opposite Twins: Echo and Eon Cadwallader. While you can't have one without the other, they are very, very different from each other.
  • Portal Network: The winds that harass the Mansion constantly are renown to blow things into other Universes or times. It's used constantly by the Butler to transport letters.
  • Powered Armor: Eon's combat suit. It's in pretty bad condition, though, so it's out of commission for a while.
  • Precursors: The 'star ancestors', as Jefferson likes to call them.
  • Ragtag Bunch of Misfits: Whenever there's a major threat to the city and mansion alike, you can bet that there's going to be a variety of the residents out there to try and stop it, despite their differences.
  • Raised Catholic: Despite identifying as Catholic, Isaiah had somewhat distanced himself from his religion for a very personal reason that he's still trying to cope with. So far, he only has trusted Kyung with what he kept to himself for 20+ years.
  • Red Baron: Nighty, whose actual name is Nighthollow, and is also known as the Emissary of the Lady, the Smiling Assassin, and recently, the Guardian of Souls.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Suvia very nearly exterminated an entire insect hivebecause BH got shot.
  • Sadistic Choice: The Shadow Tyrant's preferred method of bringing down the residents.
  • Scars Are Forever: While Briar could get the scars on her arms and hands removed with cosmetic surgery, the scar tissue on her back from her run in with Hyde cannot be removed, cannot be covered up, and will never fade.
  • Science Hero: Tribes terrorizing the town? Just ask Rain for gadget supplies! Have a problem with getting things done fast and need extra hands? Nathan's got the tools you need! Jantu can make you a whole army of zombiefied soldier, if you ask politely.
  • Slasher Smile: A common expression for Nighthollow, even when he's just being Nighty.
  • The Spock: Alexandria is incredibly logical (almost to a fault) and always in search of a good story and more knowledge.
  • Stoic Woobie: Only copious amounts of alcohol or a full breakdown would get Theodora to be anything other than dispassionate or dead-pan when talking about her past. Goes hand-in-hand with Angst? What Angst?
  • Sword and Gun: A fairly heroic example in Reanbelle, who uses her pistol in accordance with Zia's greatsword in combat from her trek to the Graveyard onwards.
  • Tall, Dark, and Snarky: Echo. He's 6'2" and was designed by his parents to look like an angel, all sharp cheekbones, pale hair, and silver eyes. He's also got the charisma, incredible skill, and ego to fill the role. However, he usually uses the snark to cover the constant, awful pain he's in from his heart condition. He also resorts to snark to distract from the fact that without the medication the military gave him, he is dying.
  • Tome of Eldritch Lore: Adelaide has one that she keeps well hidden so that wandering eyes won't accidentally learn about things they aren't supposed to.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight: Unless whatever is happening is inherently threatening, most of the residents don't even blink an eye when something weird happens all of a sudden.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The Nephilim declared that he was only consuming the world's souls just so that there would be no more strife and sorrow in the world. Inverted when Sedva and Rean piece together that it just wants to feed and would probably move on to other worlds when it was finished.
  • World of Badass: The population of the Boragdine grounds in a nutshell.
  • World of Symbolism: The side plot that goes on in the RP (for those who are bored) is heavily draped in symbolism. However, the symbolism is up to interpretation.
  • You Wouldn't Believe Me If I Told You: The main basis of why Reanbelle, Cameron, and Root don't talk much about their hometown.


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