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:

Shea Zhen

The Lotus Demon

  • Height/Weight: 5’10”, 182 lbs
  • Hair: Dark Brown
  • Eyes: Amber
  • Commonly Worn Clothing: Ref Picture Outfits
  • 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:
The Lotus Demon 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. The Lotus Demon’s real name, Shea Zhen, is known to none.

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 related to 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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