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[Multiverse]Gilgamesh, Weilder of Ten-Thousand Swords

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[Multiverse]Gilgamesh, Weilder of Ten-Thousand Swords

Tips: 0.00 INK Postby Iris Lilium on Sat Mar 24, 2007 10:20 am

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Name: Gilgamesh
Nickname: Thousand Sword Master
Age: Well over 1800 (appears 22)
hight: 6'2
Weight: 175 lbs
Hair: Blonde
Eyes: Blue
Raced: Demigod (1/2 god 1/2 Human. Still can die)

Abilities:

Gate of Babylon: Granted to him upon casting of his sins at the holy altar of the fallen city of Babylon he was granted access to this the vault of lost and destroyed weapons through history. Due to his long and multiple lives he has proficention with many kinds of weapons. His favorite weapons though are among his strongest.

Upon activation of the gate His pupil turns a dark shade of red and the area around him begins to ripple a dimensional portal leading directly in to the vault. From it extends the hilts of hundreds of swords lost and destroyed through the history of man. He simply just reaches his right hand back into the rippling portal grasping the hilt of the weapon there (Which is always the weapon he wants as the Gate knows which weapon he desires) and draws it out

While he can summon the weapon at absolutely no cost to himself opening the gate itself is another matter. At average he is abble to open the gate no more then 3 times in 6 hours. no more then 12 times a day and he may only take one sword at a time

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Example of the Gate of Babylon

Weapons:

Balmung: In Norse mythology, Balmung was the name of the sword that Sigurd (Siegfried) used to kill the dragon Fafnir. It was forged by Weyland the Smith and originally belonged to his father, Sigmund, who received it in the hall of the Volsung after pulling it out of a log into which Odin had stuck it—nobody else could pull it out. Eventually this sword was lost over time and found its way into the Gate of Babylon

Durandal: This gleaming, holy sword is enchanted by three miracles, allowing its blade to never dull even when its user's Mana has been expended. Old legends call Durendal indestructible, and claim it was once wielded by Hector of Troy, a skilled lancer who fought in Homer's The Illiad. Later, this sword became famous as the weapon gifted to the renowned paladin Roland by the Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne, who had originally received the blade from a seraph. As time passed Charlemagne died. The Durandal sword was buried along with his body. The grave become lost and the sword found its way to the Gate of Babylon

Hrunting: A magical sword given to Beowulf by Unferth . Beowulf used it in battle against Grendel's Mother .The sword possessed great power and never failed anyone who used it. When Beowulf met his end the Hrunting shattered unexplained. It found its way to the Gate of Babylon

Hrotti: A sword from Fáfnir's treasure, which Sigurðr took after he slew the dragon. It is a strong weapon but has no unnatural powers. It was lost over time and found its way to The Gate of Babylon. Gilgamesh choses this sword when he wishes to fight for fun.

Spear of Luin: A Spear that was originally forged by the god Lugh for use against Balor of the Evil Eye. In other versions, the spear was brought by Lugh from the city of Finias, one of the four otherworldly cities in the 'Northern Islands' from which the Tuatha Dé Danann came to Ireland. It was this spear that won for Lugh the epithet Lámhfhada, the 'Long-handed'. Whoever wielded it in battle would emerge victorious. It was said to be so intensely hot that it had to be kept point-down in a large barrel of water (namely the Dagda's Cauldron Coire Ansic "Un-dry") so as not to burn down the place in which it was held.The spear constantly dripped blood

Caliburn: The original sword of the king. Pulled from a stone by the legandary king arther. It's holy properties as a holy sword rivaled that of its successor Excalibur. When Arthur commited a Sin in battle the blade shattered thus leading it to the Gate of Babylon

Dyrnwyb: Dyrnwyn or White-Hilt was a powerful sword belonging to Rhydderch Hael, one of the Three Generous Men of Britain mentioned in the Welsh Triads. It was sometimes referred to as "Dyrnwyn, gleddyf Rhydderch Hael" or "Dyrnwyn, the sword of Rhydderch"). When drawn, it blazed with fire; if drawn by a worthy man, the fire would help him in his cause, but its fire would burn the man who drew it for an unworthy purpose. Lost over time it now rests in the Gate of Babylon. Gilgamesh has to be cautious of this weapon unly able to weild it in times of need. He generally avoids this weapon.

Kusanagi: A Katana found in the tail of a massive eight headed snake. It is considered by most a wind sword able to move at tremendous speed and cut the wind even creating air shockwaves. Lost over time finding its way to the Gate of Babylon.

History: He is the legendary Sumerian King Gilgamesh. He is the son of Lugalbanda, the 3rd King of Uruk, and of a goddess, Ninsun. Born into great wealth with more divinity than most demigods, Gilgamesh grows into a conceited and tyrannical ruler. He killed for sport and lived a luxourious life spiting the gods in every way given to him. On one such crusade him and his friend Enkidu killed the "Gate keeper of the gods" scared for their life after hearing about the trial of the gods in which their fate was to be determined, they went into hiding. It was decided that gilgamesh would live and face the grief of losing his only true friend as Enkidu was struck down with an unkown sickness. Affraid that he would follow in these footsteps Gilgamesh set out to find immortallity, after crossing into the underworld he found the leaves of Yggdrisil which he consumed. While this halted his age at 22 and made him impervious to illness he was able to be slain though the power of the leaves threw in in to an endless cycle of reincarnation. It was in his 4th life about 1500 years later that he recognized after losing everything what was truly important so praying in front of the altar of Babylon he cast off his sins clensing him self and attempted to make peace. It was here the gods granted him the power to enter the Gate of Babylon as a gift of acceptance of his repentance. He has appeared on and off throughout history as an unnamed hero who used mysterious blades becoming known as the thusand blade master.

Personality: Was once Arrogant and cold His many long lives has led him to be some what forgiving and generous to others and receiving a sense of justice. He is still cold though killing those he deems "worthy of death".

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