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Concepting a Character

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I absolutely love character creation.  I especially love when I get a really interesting character, and it produces all these images in my mind of how they might look like.  (Thank you D&D for all the character inspiration you have given me throughout the years!) I almost always start with an idea and a pen and paper sketch.  I tend to brainstorm faster this way.  This is why I always carry a sketchbook around..I mean literally always.  I just glanced at my google photos for 5 seconds and pulled up mostly pictures of sketches...

Moving on. Here is the starting idea for Keevah, a fallen Aasimar.  She is a human who awakened to her Aasimar blood at a young age.  Shortly afterwards however, she was touched by a great evil and it turned her radiance to darkness.  To fight against this, she became became a paladin, sworn to protect rather than destroy.  Her personal goal is to find a way to cure the sickness she bears and turn the darkness back to radiance.  To protect others from bei…