Shea Zhen

Shea Zhen - The Lotus Demon


Character Name:

  • Name(s) and Titles: Shea Zhen
  • Nickname(s) or Alter-Egos: The Lotus Demon

Personal Information:

  • Race: Human
  • Age: Unknown
  • Gender/Lack of Gender: Male
  • Sexuality/Lack of Sexuality: Asexual
  • Nationality/Ethnicity: Lyconian
  • Religion/Lack of Religion: Worships none, but has a begrudging respect for Joban

Appearance:

  • Height/Weight: 5’10”, 182 lbs
  • Hair: Unknown
  • Eyes: Brown
  • Commonly Worn Clothing: Ref Picture Outfit
  • Physical Mannerisms: None
  • Scars/Injuries: Unknown
  • Voice: Calm, casual, and calculating

Family and Friends:

  • Father: Lord Tashi Zhen of Fae-ruhn, Deceased
  • Mother: Probably a nobody
  • Siblings: Unknown
  • Extended Family: The Zhen Clan of Southern Fae-ruhn
  • Children: None
  • Friends: None
  • Alliances: None

Backstory:
Known as the Lotus Demon, Shea Zhen is a notorious killer throughout much of Fae-ruhn, a folk tale parents use to force their kids to go to sleep at a reasonable hour. Shea Zhen’s name, however, is only known to a few, and none recognize him as being the same as the Lotus Demon. At the moment, Zhen is a little-known painter traveling throughout Lyconia proper, painting what he views as beautiful. Some of the cities he’s visited have had unfortunate incidents which have absolutely nothing to do with the Lotus Demon.

Characteristics and Personality:

  • Occupation: Painter
  • Education: Mentored by an esteemed painter, Nicholas Rosario
  • Strengths: Murder, Resolve, Stealth
  • Weaknesses: Overconfidence
  • Likes/Hobbies/Values: Art, beauty, lotuses, the number 4 (:thinking:)
  • Dislikes/Phobias: Lowbrow culture, alcohol, elitism
  • Fatal Flaws: They view emotions as tools, underestimating the lengths people are willing to go for each other
  • Skills: Archery, Performance, Painting
  • Dreams/Long-term Desires: Eternal freedom
  • Mental Stability/Lack of: Psychopath, lacks empathy and a conscience
  • Secrets: He doesn’t believe he has anything to hide, though some would argue he has to hide his face with his mask for a reason

Extra Questions:

  1. What is something your character cannot live without?: The capacity to perform
  2. What is in their way in life?: Social norms and the Law
  3. How has this character developed within the last few years?: Their reputation as a heartless killer and assassin has grown
  4. What matters most to your character?: Freedom
  5. What’s your character’s type or archetype?: Closest one is murder hobo
  6. If you could describe your character in one sentence, what would you say?: Life is a show, so let’s make the most of it.
  7. What would break your character mentally?: Implying they aren’t already mentally broken.
  8. Who influenced your character the most?: His mentor, esteemed painter Nicholas Rosario
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