I love Gellan. He's my favorite character. He's so interesting, and the poor guy's been through a lot. xD
~What is your name?
Gellan Paul Coopen
41, but sometimes I feel older.
~Your specie or race?
Human, of course. Don't you know elves and things aren't real?
~What is your hair/eye color?
My hair is black, but it's starting to gray. My eyes are dark brown.
~Your skin color?
I've stayed inside for the past year, so my skin is pale. However, during the war I was dark as the enemy. It helps to blend in.
~Anything unusual about your appearance?
Those damn Hakallo's finally shot me two years ago, after 12 years of trying. They took out my right leg, so I have a very noticeable limp.
~Describe your personality in one or two sentences.
I just try to get through every day as best I can. Sometimes I wonder why I bother.
~What do you do for a living?
Like I said, I was a soldier for 12 years before I was shot and sent back home. The payment for that, along with the money I inherited from my parents is enough to allow me to be currently unemployed. It's a good thing too, because I'm not safe to be around.
~Tell us more about yourself. (If you want to.)
I don't want to. I keep to myself, and this interview is an invasion of privacy.
~What is your favorite kind of clothes to wear?
Something loose and comfortable. It's not like I need to impress anybody. Not anymore...
~Is there a particular accessory or article of clothing that you NEVER leave home without?
I never leave home.
~Do you have the tendency to wear certain colors more than others? If so, what color(s) is that?
Yes, I wear red a lot.
~Is the above color your favorite color? If not, what is your favorite color?
No. My favorite color is blue.
~Do you have hobbies? If so, name them.
I play Jeta, but that's really less of a hobby than an attempt to keep myself sane.
~Do you prefer cats, dogs, both or neither?
Neither. Both were used as spies during the war, and I don't trust them.
~Is there a particular eye or hair color that attracts you to others?
Ah, I miss the blonde hair and the bright green eyes of my dear Kate. But she's gone now.
~What is your favorite type of weather? (or season?)
Fair weather, but it doesn't matter. I don't go outside any more.
~Do you prefer to be outside during the daytime or nighttime?
How many times do I have to say it? I don't go outside.
~What is your favorite food?
M&Ms. They're like little energy grenades.
~What is your favorite thing to do with your extra time?
I either play Jeta or read Stephen King books. Both help with my...problem.
~What are your strengths? (The things you are good at?)
I'm good at video games and killing.
~What are your weaknesses? (the things that get the best of you?)
I have trouble choosing the right words, and I rarely act the right way in public anymore. If I was better at those things, maybe my daughter, Crystal, wouldn't hate me so much.
~Do you have a love interest? If so, name them.
My wife is dead. How often do you want to rub that in?
~Tell us your biggest secret.
I can't tell you that. I made a promise.
~Give us a little of your background. (or a lot, if you want to.)
My freshman year in college, I met the most beautiful girl in the world. When we graduated, we got married. A few years after that, I was forced to join the army and leave my family. When I came back, I learned that my daughter hated me and my wife was sick and dying thanks to me.
~What is the one thing you desire most?
That I'd never fought in the war.
~Have you ever broken the law?
~Are you renowned for anything in particular?
Kaely's told me I'm known by the other players in Jeta, and some of them actually think I'm Merlin, but that's it.
~Do you get enraged often?
It depends on how recently I've had a visitor.
~Do you have a rival?
~Do you have any artistic talent?
Not really, though I enjoy doodling.
~What is your most-used quote?
I don't really have one.
~Tell us one or two of your bad habits.
~Do you have and brothers or sisters?
~Do you have any pets?
~Who is your best friend?
Charlie. He's the only one who understands what's been done to me.
~Have you ever kissed anyone?
I was married. Take a guess.
-What is the meaning of life to you?
You mean there's meaning to this misery? My pride is all that's keeping me from killing myself right now. And Kaely's helping...a little.
-Do you behave differently in public than in private? If so, how?
I don't go out in public. I don't go outside. How often must I repeat myself?
~~~~WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF~~~~
~Somebody was intentionally bothering you?
If it was in Jeta, I'd probably kill them. If it was in real life, I'd wonder how they got in my house, and then I'd knock him out.
~Somebody random told you they loved you?
I'd ignore it. They don't, really, because they don't know me. How can they love somebody they don't know?
~Somebody random told you they hated you?
I would understand. I hate myself too sometimes.
~Somebody angrily shoved you for no reason?
I'd probably shove them back.
~Your love interest was murdered? (If you don't have any, pretend you do for the sake of this question.)
She's already dead. Thanks for the salt in that wound.
~Your most desired wish came true?
I would be the happiest man on the planet.
~Somebody stole something precious from you while you weren't paying attention?
Precious, huh? Interesting word choice. If you'd said valuable, I wouldn't care. I have lots of valuable stuff. But if, say, somebody stole my pictures of Kate and Crystal, they'd probably be dead.
~Somebody locked you in a dark room?
I live my life in a dark room. As long as I have something to keep me the slightest bit sane, I'll be fine.
~You were about to be arrested for something you didn't do?
It would probably be backed up by something I did do. I said before, I've broken the law a few times.
~Somebody offered you a drink?
~Somebody asked you out on a date? (can be your love interest)
I would refuse. I don't want to give Crystal another reason to hate me.
~You were to meet your creator?
I'd threaten her until she brought my wife back to life.
-Some overwhelmingly powerful foreign army takes over the land where you live, making life hard to live in your country. Do you...
A: Lead or join a rebellion
B: Flee to another land
C: Live life the same way as you have been
I'd lead the rebellion, if that meant I could kill some of the government bastards who gave me that damn drug.
~Your loved one is about to die! You have just enough time to prevent the death...but it could possibly mean sacrificing your life for theirs. (or you could live, but with great injury.) Do you go for it?
If I could have saved her life, I would have. Without a second thought.