Headcanons for Aladrian.
And in case you’re wondering, Aladrian is my Nord in Skyrim.
- Aladrian goes out of his way to avoid confrontations with the Falmer. He regrets what his ancestors did to them and doesn’t want to hurt them more. But if he comes across them and they sense him and attack him, he tries to kill them as quickly and painlessly as possible since he doesn’t want to make them feel more pain. And he never loots their bodies… The Nords have already done enough to them.
- He can’t swim very well and doesn’t like going in the water, so prefers to walk around rivers or lakes instead of swim through them.
- Unlike a many Nords, Aladrian doesn’t mind the Khajiits or Bosmer or Dunmer or Bretons or any other race that inhabit Skyrim. He’s pretty nondiscriminatory when it comes to things like that. If they don’t harm him or threaten him, he’s pretty okay with everyone. He likes to think that the actions of few shouldn’t affect his attitude toward the many.
- Like Farkas, Al’s views on the Civil War is simple: It’s too confusing for him, and he doesn’t want to take a side (even if he hates the Thalmor) and doesn’t care too much either way. Just tell him who needs bludgeoning.
- He also believes that no race is better than another, that they’re all equal with their own individual perks and such. A reason he butts heads with the Thalmor, them being Elven supremacists.
- He mostly expresses his thoughts through deeds instead of words. Since sometimes, he can’t find the right word to tell someone something, so he just does it instead.
- He’s not afraid to die, since to him it’s just another part of life. He wants to die a warriors death, though, if he does die. Nothing silly or stupid like stepping on his own trap or something. If he does die, he’ll go out with honour.
- Before marrying Revyn Sadri, Al had quite the crush on Farkas. However, after going with Farkas to Dustman’s Cairn, he realized that Farkas was too similar to himself for anything to ever work out between them. They share similar views and even look alike, so he decided to keep things platonic between them.
- He fell in love with Revyn Sadri at first sight. After seeing the way the Nords in Windhelm treat the Dunmer under the rule of Jarl Ulfric Stormcloak, he felt the overwhelming need to give Revyn a better life outside the Grey Quarter. After obtaining the Amulet of Mara, he went to Revyn and they agreed to be married. He’s never been happier.
- Al was originally born in Windhelm, but grew up in Rorikstead. He returned to Windhelm after the attack on Helgen to see what it had become since he had been gone… And he didn’t like it.
(I’ll keep adding to this list as I think of more and develop Aladrian’s character more in the game. :3)