ARCHETYPES

Simple Character Description - "Faces"


Demeanor: How the world sees this character
The Tempest
The Tempest (Reversed) Rebirth after devastation, rebuilding after destruction
Basic Interpretation:
A once-strong keep is ravaged and decimated by a raging Tempest/ The strongest creation of man is powerless before the forces of nature. The storm destroys ancient stones, fertile fields and everything in its path; the only thing it leaves is hope for a new dawn.
Nature: How this character sees themself
The Merchant
The Merchant Commerce, negotiation, material possessions, financial and political reality.
Basic Interpretation:
Swirling in a chaotic blur of color, sound and smells, the bazaar is open for business and the Merchant is at home. Wheedling, arguing, negotiating, and lying, the Merchant conducts business with all the fineness and artistry of a dancer at the ball.
Character Suggestions: A general, a dragon, a ruthless City Planner, a destructive child prodigy.

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