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Elite Four Will


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Post by Starbits Sat Aug 08, 2015 12:31 am

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Willam "Will" Hawthorne
Text Color ce3453
Theme(s) If The World Should End - Jennifer Damiano
Item Whenever Will ventures outside of their home, he carries a number of supplies;

When inside their home, Will carries his pokeballs on hand at all times, but otherwise leaves his survival gear where he stores it. Given that the villa has been their home for awhile now, Will's room is personalized with things he enjoys; though large, the villa didn't have enough bedrooms for everyone to avoid taking a former occupant's room, and thus, Will chose the one already full of comic books, which he tends to lovingly along with the many other books he has brought into the room. Besides the books, he has a number of sewing materials, including a long table and some bolts of cloth.

He has neatly put away all of the former occupant's things in boxes in the closet except for a framed photo of the boy and his friends, which he keeps on the windowsill out of respect for the likely-dead. He has laid a little flower he made of cloth beside it.
Weapons His pokemon, a knife, a pistol, and even his psychic abilities to a degree
Biological Sex Male
Gender Identity He | Him | His
Birthdate October 1st
Age 26
Species Human
Weight 128lbs
Height 5'9"
Region of Origin Sinnoh
Religion Arceist; prays to Mew
Accent American, but he can flawlessly switch between a number of accents and sometimes does so just because he wants to
Occupation Elite Four Member | Pokemon Trainer | Actor
Party Will's Elite 4 team is not his personal one, as he prefers to use Johto native Pokemon for the Elite 4 as it feels appropriate to do so. His personal team he built to compliment Lucian's, the two having matching sets of Pokemon as a result. While he was able to save all of his personal team and keep them safe through four years of epidemic, his beloved Elite 4 Pokemon perished as they had been left at home when he went on vacation to visit his brother right before the outbreak.
Pkm 1
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Elite Four Will Pokeball
Xatu | Ophelia (F)
Text Color: daa520
Level- 70
Type- Elite Four Will Psychic Elite Four Will Flying
Ability- Early Bird
Attack list-
-Psychic (Learned)
-Shadow Ball (TM)
-Confuse Ray (TM)
-Quick Attack (Learned)
Pkm 2
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Elite Four Will Loveball
Gardevoir | Emilia (F)
Text Color: 80e972
Level- 69
Type- Elite Four Will Psychic Elite Four Will Fairy
Ability- Trace
Attack list-
-Psychic (Learned)
-Moonblast (Learned)
-Calm Mind (Learned)
-Charge Beam (TM)
Pkm 3
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Elite Four Will Pokeball
Espeon | Lady Mcduff (F)
Text Color: 7c7093
Level- 69
Type- Elite Four Will Psychic
Ability- Magic Bounce
Attack list-
-Psychic (Learned)
-Morning Sun (Learned)
-Shadow Ball (TM)
-Signal Beam (Learned)
**Called "Duffy"
Pkm 4
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Elite Four Will Heavyball
Bronzong | Cressida (sexless; female pronouns)
Text Color: 87d9d2
Level- 65
Type- Elite Four Will Psychic Elite Four Will Steel
Ability- Heatproof
Attack list-
-Psychic (TM)
-Flash Cannon (TM)
-Payback (Learned)
-Gravity (Move Tutor)
Pkm 5
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Elite Four Will Loveball
Gothitelle | Desdemonia (F)
Text Color: 4c4c4c
Level- 68
Type- Elite Four Will Psychic
Ability- Competitive
Attack list-
-Psychic (Learned)
-Calm Mind (Learned)
-Thunderbolt (TM)
-Payback (Learned)
Pkm 6
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Elite Four Will Pokeball
Meowstic | Juliet (F)
Text Color: b01e00
Level- 67
Type- Elite Four Will Psychic
Ability- Infiltrator
Attack list-
-Psychic (Learned)
-Shadow Ball (Learned)
-Signal Beam (Learned)
-Sucker Punch (Learned)
Quote "I can only keep getting better! Losing is not an option!"

"Losing has never been an option for me, not ever. I have to keep getting better; Lu needs me and the stakes are higher than ever. I can't let him or my Pokemon down... This is bigger than... than... ah, well, never mind."
Born in Sinnoh, Will had the unfortunate luck of being born a boy instead of the girl his parents had hoped for. The couple hadn't really wanted another child, but when his mother ended up pregnant anyway, they'd reconsidered the idea if their baby would be a girl. But when they had a son instead, they left their son in the care of other people and resumed their lives. It was Lucian, Will's older brother, who stepped up to provide the emotional nurturing the baby needed, spending time with him and, as Will grew, making sure to encourage his blooming personality and interests. He guarded him from their parents' indifference as best he could, though not always successfully-- their parents' favoritism of Lucian was painfully obvious.

Will fell in love with acting, participating in school plays, Lucian expressing pride in his brother's hard work, always willing to help the boy practice or do his homework, and never missing a single production he and his classmates put on. This continued until the boy was around fourteen  

Appearance -hair is purple and hasn't changed much, as he's kept it the same length
-his eyes are purple
-still has the fancy clothing, but leaves them at the villa and doesn't really wear them much anymore, though he has kept the mask and that he wears religiously
-when the mask is on, his eyes can't be seen
-long black coat with gold buttons, magenta pants, purple shirt beneath the coat, sturdy black boots
-gestures a lot when speaking
-usually smiling
-tends to have at least one Pokemon out
  • excitable
    -the epidemic has not yet killed his ability to become giddy over things that he enjoys, or things that remind him of what he enjoys
    -even things he's not personally interested in, he'll be pleased to see if he knows someone he cares about enjoys them
  • a little silly
    -laughter is the spice of life
    -he loves to make others laugh
    -he teases his brother quite a lot, but he's also not above making childish faces
  • passionate
    -Will throws himself wholeheartedly into what he loves, and he will not be swayed from disliking the thing just because someone thinks it's a waste of time
  • creative
    -he made a lot of his own costumes
  • a touch naive
    -he wants to believe the best in people and often does
    -though he has his limits and if something feels wrong, he will trust that instinct
  • thick skinned
    -while he would obviously be hurt if someone he loves turned cruel words on him, Will otherwise does not give much of a fuck about what others think of him
    -he's very aware that many people assume he's gay due to his over the top way of dressing and will react accordingly sometimes with homophobia but eh fuck them
    -though he cannot deny he's slightly annoyed when people are surprised to find he's a nerd because they thought him being an actor meant he would consider himself "more sophisticated than that."
  • a bit fearful
    -though he tries to remain cheerful, he cannot deny that he is afraid this hell may never end
    -he keeps this hidden in order not to worry Lucian, though he's sure his brother at the very least suspects it anyway
  • can be impulsive
    -Will relies heavily on psychic instinct, but this instinct is not foolproof
    -thus, while he often goes with just feels right within the first few seconds of thought, it can (and sometimes will) backfire spectacularly
    -pre-epidemic, this strategy often actually worked for him, but now the world is different and he has not adapted fully to it yet
  • love of learning
    -with Lucian as the man who mostly raised him, it was difficult not to pick this trait up
    -while easily bored with dryer subjects and having not been a super great student, Will nonetheless loves literature and wholeheartedly agrees with his brother's passionate desire to save as many books as they can
    -his particular favorites are fiction, specifically the classics, and he also enjoys history as it lends context for fiction
  • warm
    -Will greets everyone he meets with a smile
    -is genuinely happy to meet new humans and pokemon
  • subconsciously, he's kind of scarred
    -though Lucian did his best to protect Will from his parents giving no shits about him, Will is not blind and did indeed notice it
    -to cope, he buried it as much as possible and just waved it away with "our parents are busy people"
    -he never faced the reality of the situation and slapped band-aids over the wounds with his bond with Lucian and his acting and battling interests, convincing himself that his brother, his Pokemon, and acting were all he needed to be happy
    -as a result, Lucian and their Pokemon are the only people in the world whom he truly trusts, sharing with Lucian a bond he has with no other human
    -said bonds are very difficult to form because even with his psychic abilities, he cannot know a person's heart and mind until they are close
    -and he is deathly afraid to find out the relationship was nothing more than a lie, so he makes no real effort to get close and keeps to casual pleasantries
  • Affiliations
    Will's Relationships:
    :libra: Lucian: His brother and the person who raised him, Will adores Lucian and shares a strong bond with him. Like most siblings they enjoy teasing one another and occasionally argue, but despite their differences in personality and where life has taken them, they remain close. Though amiable enough with others, Lucian is the only human who Will truly trusts, and the notion of losing him or being separated from him in these end times terrifies Will to no end. He holds no ill will towards his brother for being their parents' favorite, but all the pretending in the world will not erase from his memory the faint realization that, should one of them be fated to die, his parents would wish death on Will, a fact that Will feels deepest shame over. His parents' dislike of him is one of few topics he would never willingly broach with Lucian.

    He called his brother 'Lucy' all the time as a child but now only does so when the two are alone to avoid embarrassing him. 'Lu' is a nickname he'll use in public.

    :libra: Bertha: Met her through Lucian. Bertha is the closest Will has ever known to a mother, the woman fussing relentlessly over him and Lucian whenever she is given the chance. In many ways she filled the hole inside him left by his parents' absence from his life, but in other ways it just made it--and continues to make it--more pronounced. Despite Will's best efforts, it has not escaped him how desperate he is for her approval, and deep down he's aware it's because unlike his mother, she seemed eager to get to know him. Will regrets not allowing her to get as close as he could have, and refuses to admit it's because he feared putting her in a position from where she could hurt him.

    :libra: Karen: Met her at the Elite 4 shortly after becoming a member; Karen and Will had a very brief romantic relationship when Karen approached Will and confessed she thought he was cute and wanted to try dating. Having been searching for a wife in order to give his parents the grandchildren that Lucian had no interest in providing, Will was more than happy to accept, especially as he was flattered by the fact that Karen had approached him-- no one ever had before. Unfortunately he found out pretty quickly that he was not attracted to her in any sense besides friendship, with Karen adding that there was a good chance he was gay. Though not entirely sure he was, Will admitted that at the very least he was not attracted to her and the two ended the relationship on amiable terms, remaining friends. He worries for her but at the same time, like with Bertha, he's convinced himself that she's simply far too strong to have been killed.

    :libra: Lance: The Kanto-Johto Champion started as a peer and became his boss. Though Lance kept to himself at first, Will didn't mind his company and began to enjoy it when Lance returned years later to become the Champion, becoming more social in the process. Despite this, the two were never close the way Lance was with other gym leaders and E4 members, and Will did not push to try to change that, respecting Lance's apparent choice to keep their relationship at the friendly acquaintance level.

    :libra: Cynthia: His brother's boss. Will has met her a few times and thinks she is a strong, capable leader. He also finds her to be pleasant company and a brilliant mind; could listen to her talk about her mythology studies forever.

    :libra: Gold: Met him briefly when Gold came through the E4 to challenge Lance. Will was impressed by his battling skill and enjoyed his warm and friendly personality for the few minutes he got to witness it, but was exasperated at his low intelligence. As it has been many years, the psychic specialist has mostly forgotten him.
    User Notes
    -Will levitates his pokeball in his Gold/Silver/Crystal sprite, so we assumed he had psychic abilities like that of Sabrina.
    -he is the only one of the brothers to have notable psychic powers, as Lucian's are still dormant
    -he can't fight with his psychic powers quite like a Pokemon can, but he can use them to chuck something sharp at an attacker and has used his knife as a long ranged weapon this way
    -he is a huge comic book nerd and based his Elite Four outfit off of a superhero called The Masked Magician
    -has a habit of singing or dancing whenever Lucian plays an instrument
    -unfortunately that version of the song is the best I could find, or else I would have used a normal lyric video; proceed with caution if you've never seen Homestuck or you might get spoiled
    -the theme feels very much like a 'Will' song but doesn't completely fit grumble grumble


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    oh, captain, let's make a deal
    where we both say the things that we both really feel
    i feel scared and i'm starting to sink
    and i'll only sink deeper the deeper i think

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