Physical Description: Salix has two massive horns, one of
which is carved with runes and symbols. He has three fingers on
each hand and two toes on each foot. Salix has a beard and blue-gray
fur. He has pointed, conical ears, red tattoos on his head and body,
and yellow eyes. His shoulder-length hair is a bloody crimson. He
is a very large individual, and now dresses in dark clothing reminicent
of the Jedi. He is usually draped in a heavy black robe with a hood.
Now that he has the robes of a Kanan priest, he looks a little like
an Egyptian god...
Background: Salix Tarandus was a young monk in a monastary
on the distant planet Ber'kana. This monastary was hidden from mainstream
society, as the practices of the monks, namely "black magick,"
were considered highly illegal. One of the young monks, a friend
of Salix's, betrayed his bretheren and revealed the location of
the monastary to the authorities. All the elders were slaughtered,
and the young students imprisoned, where they awaited a horrific
fate. Salix escaped into the wilderness of Ber'kana after nearly
being "sawn" (horns cut off in public humiliation ritual),
accused of heresy. He left several of his fellow disciples behind
to their fate. During his escape he killed the Lord Judge of the
Shard, primarily by goring him to death. The rest, as they say,
Personality: Life in this dark galaxy has taught Salix to
appreciate the stars for their light. There is much he has to learn,
but Salix has come so far. He is driven by this sense of purpose
that the Jedi Way has given him. Honest and forthright, this spiritualist
has a natural affinity for all things the Jedi hold sacred. He has
begun to diverge from the typical Kanan archetype into a well-rounded
hero. Salix has learned humility, and his naivite has given way
to patience and insight. Salix has indeed conquered his instinctive
Objective: To find a Jedi Master to complete the training.
A Quote: "Sometimes, I see the faces of those fallen
heroes in my dreams. Sometimes, I hear them calling me. Do you know
the destiny of the Jedi?"
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