MENTAL STABILITY: ★★★★★☆
EMOTIONAL STABILITY: ★★★★★☆
PHYSICAL STABILITY: ★★★★★☆
CLOSE RANGE COMBAT: ★★★★★★
CLOSE RANGE WEAPONRY: ★★★★★★
MID/LONG RANGE WEAPONRY: ★★★★★☆
SURVIVAL SKILLS: ★★★★☆☆
THE ARTS: ★★★☆☆☆
1. Full name
Nanao Ise. No middle names, and she doesn't remember what her name was before her death. Her name references her birthday and the fact that she was the seventh child in her first family.
July 7, 18??
Originally: London's East End
Rukon: No fixed address, roamed the streets.
Seireitei: Eighth Division Barracks
Second-in-Command of the Eighth Division of the Gotei 13.
6. Canon powers
Expert reishi manipulation (kidou, shunpou), increased strength, ability to see/communicate/interact with spirits, skilled with katana, wakizashi, polearms, and hand-to-hand combat.
Body and Appearance
1. Describe the character's height and build. Is she heavyset, thin, short, rangy?
Nanao is 5' 4 1/2" tall, and fairly slim - some might say petite, but that isn't quite true, as her frame is well-muscled. Not overly so, of course, but certainly more than one might expect.
2. How old is she?
Roughly 140 to 150 years dead, and she was in her mid-twenties when she was killed. Physically, she looks to be in her mid-twenties.
3. Describe her posture. Does she carry himself well or does she slouch?
Her posture is military in precision when she's in uniform, but it relaxes a little when off-duty. She rarely slouches unless she is literally at the end of her mental and physical tether and completely exhausted, which is quite rare.
4. How is her health? Is she fit or out of shape? Any illnesses or conditions? Any physical disabilities?
Despite wearing glasses, Nanao is not short- or long-sighted at all, and has no physical disabilities.
5. How does she move? Is she clumsy, graceful, tense, fluid?
Purposefully and gracefully. She wastes no energy at all.
6. How attractive is this character physically? How does she perceive himself in the mirror?
7. Describe her complexion. Dark, light, clear, scarred?
8. Describe her hair: color, texture, style.
9. What color are her eyes?
10. Does the character have any other noteworthy features?
11. What are her chief tension centers?
12. What is the character's wardrobe like? Casual, dressy, utilitarian? Bright colors, pastels, neutrals? Is it varied, or does she have six of the same suit?
13. Do her clothes fit well? Does she seem comfortable in them?
14. Does she dress the same on the job as she does in his free time? If not, what are the differences?
15. You knew it was coming: Boxers, briefs or commando?
1. What does this character's voice sound like? High-pitched, deep, hoarse?
2. How does she normally speak? Loud, soft, fast, evenly? Does she talk easily, or does she hesitate?
3. Does the character have a distinct accent or dialect? Any individual quirks of pronunciation? Any, like, you know, verbal tics?
4. What language/s does she speak, and with how much fluency?
5. Does she switch languages or dialects in certain situations?
6. Is she a good impromptu speaker, or does she have to think about his words?
7. Is she eloquent or inarticulate? Under what circumstances might this change?
Mental and Emotional
1. How intelligent is this character? Is she book-smart or street-smart?
2. Does she think on his feet, or does she need time to deliberate?
3. Describe the character's thought process. Is she more logical, or more intuitive? Idealistic or practical?
4. What kind of education has the character had?
5. What are her areas of expertise? What, if anything, is she interested in learning more about?
6. Is she an introvert or an extrovert?
7. Describe the character's temperament. Is she even-tempered or does she have mood swings? Cheerful or melancholy? Laid-back or driven?
8. How does she respond to new people or situations? Is she suspicious, relaxed, timid, enthusiastic?
9. Is she more likely to act, or to react?
10. Which is her default: fight or flight?
11. Describe the character's sense of humor. Does she appreciate jokes? Puns? Gallows humor? Bathroom humor? Pranks?
12. Does the character have any diagnosable mental disorders? If yes, how does she deal with them?
13. What moments in this character's life have defined her as a person?
14. What does she fear?
15. What are her hopes or aspirations?
16. What is something she doesn't want anyone to find out about her?
1. Describe this character's relationship with her parents.
2. Does the character have any siblings? What is/was their relationship like?
3. Are there other blood relatives to whom she is close? Are there ones she can't stand?
4. Are there other, unrelated people whom she considers part of his family? What are her relationships with them?
5. Who is/was the character's best friend? How did they meet?
6. Does she have other close friends?
7. Does she make friends easily, or does he have trouble getting along with people?
8. Which does she consider more important: family or friends?
9. Is the character single, married, divorced, widowed? Has she been married more than once?
10. Is she currently in a romantic relationship with someone other than a spouse?
11. Who was her first crush? Who is her latest?
12. What does she look for in a romantic partner?
13. Does the character have children? Grandchildren? If yes, how does she relate to them? If no, does she want any?
14. Does she have any rivals or enemies?
15. What is the character's sexual orientation? Where does she fall on the Kinsey scale?
16. How does she feel about sex? How important is it to her?
17. What are her turn-ons? Turn-offs? Weird bedroom habits?
1. Do you know your character's astrological (zodiac of choice) sign? How well does she fit type?
2. Is this character religious, spiritual, both, or neither? How important are these elements in her life?
3. Does this character have a personal code of morals or ethics? If so, how did that begin? What would it take to compromise it?
4. How does she regard beliefs that differ from his? Is she tolerant, intolerant, curious, indifferent?
5. What prejudices does she hold? Are they irrational or does she have a good reason for them?
1. What is the character's financial situation? Is she rich, poor, comfortable, in debt?
2. What is her social status? Has this changed over time, and if so, how has the change affected her?
3. Where does she live? House, apartment, trailer? Is her home his castle or just a place to crash? What condition is it in? Does she share it with others?
4. Besides the basic necessities, what does she spend his money on?
5. What does she do for a living? Is she good at it? Does she enjoy it, or would she rather be doing something else?
6. What are her interests or hobbies? How does she spend her free time?
7. What are her eating habits? Does she skip meals, eat out, drink alcohol, avoid certain foods?
1. Give a description of her genitals (if any)
2. Any size preference?
3. Sexual orientation?
Probably a 2.75 on the Kinsey Scale, meaning that while she prefers men, she definitely won't turn down a woman without good cause.
4. Describe her best sexual experience.
5. Describe her worst sexual experience.
6. Is she a dominant or submissive partner?
7. What is her favorite position in bed?
8. Describe her number one fantasy.
9. Does she have any sensitive areas or turn-ons? How about areas not to be touched/triggers?
10. Does she masturbate? If she does, does she use toys or just her hands?
11. Where is her favorite place to have sex?
12. Describe something she wants to try out but hasn't had the chance to.
13. What are her kinks/sex acts?
14. Does she sleep naked or in pajamas?
In a nightgown ninety percent of the time, or naked when it's ridiculously hot.
15. What was their first time like?
REALLY AWKWARD. But only mildly painful, happily. She's not really the type to sleep around much, either.
16. After-sex habits?
Cuddling, sprawling over her partner, just a lot of physical contact.
17. Anything else to elaborate on?
Rich autumnal shades, purples.
Ink, magic, and old wood.
3. Time of day?
Twilight, just after the sun goes below the horizon.
5. Book? Movie?
Piano pieces, celtic.
Bird of paradise.
Scottish fold cat.