Character type: Candidate
Appearance: Carthage is an atractive young man. He is dark complexed with black hair and green eyes. His curly black hair always looks tussled and if he had just rolled out of bed. His face has a classic roman sharpness to it, slim aqualine nose and full lips. His chest is practically hairless and well formed from working on his family's farm.
Personality: Carthage is a rather quiet person. He doesn't initiate conversations very often. Which might be a problem except that people are always trying to talk to this rather dark and brooding individual. He has a charisma that draws people to him like moths to a flame. He is bisexual and has more lovers in his young life them most people, outside of a weyr, have in their whole lives.
History: He and his sister grew up on a farming cothold to loving and devoted parents. Their mother came down with a fever when they were young and it caused her not to be able to have any other children, which caused the family some grief. But other then that the family seemed to live charmed lives. The children were bright and did well in school. When he and his sister were 14 an older neighbor boy initiated them into the world of sex. They were swimming in a nearby lake and the boy had brought a wineskin and gotten the pair drunk. Then talked them into experimenting. The pair found that the enjoyed making love to the same person, but were always careful about not touching each other. Just after their 17 turn birthday they met I'llirn, a Searchrider from Arolos, and seduced him. Afterwards I'llirn gave them both Searchcoins and brought them to Arolos.
Carthage is a candidate. His colour preference is blue,green
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