Lady Rosella/Primrose Rosalind May 24, 2014 6:17:34 GMT
Post by rosella on May 24, 2014 6:17:34 GMT
Player Name: Regina
Player Age: 24
Face Claim: Rebecca Ferguson
Character Name: Lady Rosella / Primrose Rosalind
Character Age: 25
Kingdom of Birth: Camelot
Likes: nobility of character, bravery, roses
Dislikes: drunks, flirts, people who assume she’s weak because she’s a woman
Strengths: dedication (once Rosella has decided something nothing will make her falter from her path), quick reflexes, ability to keep a cool head in a crisis
Weaknesses: terrified with fire, poor sense of self preservation, inability to keep her mouth shut if she sees injustice no matter how dangerous her opinion might prove to be
Personality: Rosella has the spirit of a knight without the training. She is brave and values honor above all else including her life. She’s clever and quick witted, often picking up details others overlook. She’s very much a go with the flow type of person. She doesn’t need lengthy plans and is capable of responding to situations at a moment’s notice. This does not distress her in the slightest. She’s curious and inquisitive which can get her into trouble. She wants to know things even if such knowledge can get her into trouble. She has a taste for adventure which she will follow through regardless of what would make sense in terms of self preservation. She can’t stand puzzles. They must be solved. She has a sharp tongue capable of cutting to the heart of matters. She’s caring but would rather speak frankly and truthfully. Flowery words tend to be deceitful. She is an extremely loyal person. Once she befriends someone she will do absolutely anything to protect them.
History: Rosella was the daughter of a black smith. Her father could be strict but was truly kind. Her mother had a warm heart but a spirit as fierce as the iron her father smelted.. Rosella had an older brother, Lucien. He was sweet but mischievous, loving to play pranks on everyone, especially his younger sister. Despite this the two of them were quite close. She played with him constantly, taking part in rather unlady like activities. Even though the two weren’t supposed to, they often borrowed the swords father made to practice. The two of them loved to unofficially duel. They would run around in the forest near their house so she became quite familiar with forest terrain. Rosella’s family was well enough off that hunger wasn’t a problem. With a loving family she had quite the happy childhood. But things changed when she turned 13.
One night she was woken up by a strange sound outside and saw a weird light. Being both curious and adventurous, wondering if she’d spied a fairy, she sneaked outside as she was apt to do when she got board or couldn’t sleep. After a while of wondering about the woods, feeling quite exhausted, figuring she’d never make sense of the noise she heard, she headed back home. When she made it back she saw her house in flames. Not hesitating she ran inside the building to help rescue her family. She couldn’t find her parents but she saw her brother, passed out on the floor. She grabbed him and dragged him outside. She planned to run back inside for her parents but a neighbor held her back while the rest of the village did their best to put out the fire. Their efforts weren’t enough. Their house burned to the ground and the brother and sister soon found themselves orphans and penniless.
There was no extra work to be had in the village. But some kind neighbors scrounged enough money together to rent a horse for Lucien and Rosella to travel to Camelot and find work. Camelot was supposed to be more prosperous and thus have more opportunities. Sadly her brother never made it to Camelot. They were ambushed by bandits on the roads and rather than let the men take his sister and do with her as they pleased he created a distraction and ordered Rosella to run. She didn’t want to leave her brother behind but he insisted that there was no point in them both getting in trouble and he was the older brother. He was supposed to protect his younger sister. Realizing that boys wouldn’t be raped, she ran, hoping to catch up with him later. But the bandits, furious of having lost out on a pretty girl, killed him in their wrath. When she tried to get back and find him later all that was left was a corpse.
When she saw another man on the road without armor she assumed he was a bandit too. She utilized her quick reflexes and promptly knocked him off his horse. She pulled a knife on the man and then herself, telling the man she’d rather die than let him take her. She wouldn’t lose her honor like that. Fortunately Percival was able to show her that he was actually a knight and she put the knife down. He escorted her to Camelot and helped her find work as a maid. Given the fact that she no longer had a family to look after her and he’d run across her in the woods the man seemed to feel responsible for her. He checked up with her frequently. But soon Rosella thought there were more to his visits. She found someone who was gentle, kind, courageous and loyal. The two grew closer and eventually she was sure he loved the man. She was saddened by this as he was a knight and her just a maid. He could never marry someone like her. Fortunately, however she was elevated to lady of the court after overhearing a plot against the king and reporting it at great personal risk. Now she could actually dream of marriage with Sir Percival. She was grateful that he treated her the same even after she was a lady. But she expected that. He’d always treated her with care and respect.
One day before he rode to battle he finally confessed his feelings for her. They kissed and he showed her a rose he’d painted on his armor. He told her that she would always be with him to protect him. She was waiting for him so he would definitely come back. He did return to her but he couldn’t stay for long. When Guinevere’s and Lancelot’s betrayal was brought to light, Percival being a most noble knight was convinced he had to go on a quest to make things better. He wasn’t sure how but he thought that perhaps he could find a magical item that could help. Rosella didn’t want him to leave but she understood it was a matter of honor and so let him go and wished him luck despite her fear for him and the loneliness she knew would ensue after he left. Before he left he promised to return and marry her when he did. And he asked that she look after his sister. She promised he would. But one day she heard rumor of a magical artifact that could relieve men of their burdens in this world. She feared such a thing was too good to be true but she had to investigate. If it was true then perhaps Percival’s quest could end and he could come back to her. Unfortunately the item turned out to be a portal that relieved men of their burdens in this world by transporting them to another one. She found herself in the Enchanted Forest. Not long after her arrival the curse hit and she was transported to Story Brook. She lost all memories of the life that came before, believing she was Primrose Rosalind, a bar waitress at the Rabbit Hole. She didn’t remember her love who was now the bar tender of the Rabbit Hole. She despised him as his Story Brook persona was very different from the noble knight she had once loved.
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