characters

Date this form was created: July 2009
Full name of Character: Runa Zanim    
Reason, meaning or purpose behind the name: derivation of "runi" which means soul in mandalorian
Nickname:
Reason for nickname:
Race: female Human
Occupation: paramedic
Social class: middle

Physical Appearance

Age: 24
How old they appear: 21
Eye Color: brown
Glasses or contacts? no
Hair color, length, and style: dark brown, short, combed back
Weight and height:160 lb, 5'4
Type of body (build): fit/chubby
Skin tone and type (i.e. hairy, slimy, scaly, oily, fair, burns easily):
Shape of face: round
Distinguishing marks (dimples, moles, scars, birthmarks, etc.):    
Predominant feature:
Is s/he healthy? often lightly ill from weak immune system
If not, why not? Or why are they healthy? working night shifts on Ord Mantell
Do they look healthy? Why/why not? yes

Favorites

Char’s favorite color: purple
Least favorite; why?
Music?
Least favorite music; why?
Food:
Literature:
Expressions:
Expletives:
Mode of transport:
Hobbies: painting
How do they spend a rainy day?

Personality

Are they a daredevil or cautious? cautious
Do they act the same alone as when with someone?
Habits:
Drinks (as in alcohol):
How much:
Greatest Strength:
Greatest Weakness:
Soft spot:
Is their soft spot obvious, why/why not:
If not, how do they hide it:
Biggest Vulnerability:

Background

Hometown:
Type of childhood:
First Memory:
Most important childhood event that still effects him/her:
Why?
Education:
Religion:
Finances:

Family

Mother:
Relationship with her:
Father:
Relationship with him:
Siblings, how many, relationship with each:
Children of siblings:
Other extended family:
Are they close? Why/why not:

Attitude

Most at ease when:
Most ill at ease when:
Priorities:
Philosophies:
How they feel about themselves:
Past failure they would be embarrassed to admit:
Why?
If granted one wish what would it be; why?

Traits

Optimist or pessimist? Why?
Introvert or extrovert? Why?
Drives and motives:
Talents:
Extremely skilled at:
Extremely unskilled at:
Good characteristics:
Character flaws:
Mannerisms:
Peculiarities:
Biggest regret:
Minor regrets:
Biggest accomplishment:
Minor accomplishments:
Darkest secret:
Does anyone know?
How did they find out:

Self-perception

One word they would use to describe themselves:
One paragraph of how they would describe themselves:
What do they consider their best physical characteristic and why:
The worst one? Why?
Are these realistic assessments?
If not, why not?
How they think others perceive them:
What four things would they most like to change about themselves:
Why?
If these were changed would they be the same person; why/why not:
Would changing of the number 1 thing make them more happy? Why/why not:

Interaction with other people

How do they relate to others:
How are they perceived by strangers:
By friends:
By their wife/husband/lover:
By the Hero/Heroine:
How do they view the Hero/Heroine:
First impression most people get of this character:
Why?
What happens to change this perception:
What do people like most about this character:
What do they dislike most about them:

Goals

Immediate:
Long term:
How do they plan to accomplish them:
How will others be effected by this:

Problems/Crisis

How do they react in a crisis:
How do they face problems:
Kind of problems they usually run into:
How they react to new problems:
How they react to change:

General

Favorite clothing; why:
Least favorite; why:
Jewelry:
Other accessories:
Drives:
Where do they live:
Where do they want to live:
Spending habits; why:
What do they do too much of; why:
Most prized possession; why:
People they secretly admire; why:
Person they are most influenced by; why:
Most important person in their life before story starts; why:
How do they spend the week just before the story starts?
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