Eight Floors Down

Eight Floors Down

These individuals are things of nightmare - except they walk among us, and drink coffee.

946 readers have visited this universe since The Fake Philosopher created it.

Copyright: The creator of this roleplay has attributed some or all of its content to the following sources:

hellboy, x-men, some tumblr post that i can't find the link to



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The Fake Philosopher

♢ Status ♢
Open & Accepting

♢ Inspiration ♢


Eɪɢʜᴛ Fʟᴏᴏʀs Dᴏᴡɴ

Behind the dim walls of a Seattle apartment lies much more. Far below the first floors is the worlds most dangerous secret...making a cup of coffee. Or taking a bubble bath. These secrets you see, are people. Well, at least some of them are. Some of them turn into wolves once a month. Others hang from the ceiling to sleep. These supernatural individuals have been granted safe harbor by the United States government.

These individuals just want to live in peace. Once a week they are tested upon - they are carefully documented and monitored. The slightest move towards wrong intentions and they would be exterminated. Some of them hate this. Some of them are content with simply remaining alive.

Day to day life can be hard at times, but at least they all have one another.


Pᴏssɪʙʟᴇ Pʟᴏᴛ Dᴇᴠᴇʟᴏᴘᴍᴇɴᴛs:

- Segregation of the secrets, those who want to fight for their rights and freedoms

- Government enabling of these secrets becoming military like units, used for operations

- Simply a slice of life with their circumstances


Tʜᴇ Sᴇᴄʀᴇᴛs



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{ Reservations }
Please reserve characters in the OOC. I won't accept a random submission, no matter how awesome they are. Also, this is not a first come, first serve role-play and you might have to compete for your spot should another person show interest. When reserving please answer their intended species, "personality role", and their occupation - of course their FC as well.
{ Literacy }
Not only will I be looking for details in your character sheet, but proper grammar and spelling as well. This role-play is to be literate, meaning posts are to be kept at a minimum of 300+ words.. Now, I know we are not perfect and we all make mistakes but if you cannot use a proper spell check, it will reflect within your character sheet! So please, be at least semi-literate with the capability to post at minimum one hundred words.
{ Commitment }
I am aware that we all have lives outside of role-playing and our computer screens. Some of us either attend school or have a full-time job, sometimes both. All I ask is that you post at least twice a week. If, for any reason, you find yourself unable to post for x-amount of time, please notify me. I do not bite, I do not get angry, however; should you fail to notify me of your departure, I will boot you out of the role-play. I am also aware that some of us may be in other role-plays, and I understand those come first. Notification of departure and how much time you'll be gone is all I ask for. Reservation password is : What's your favorite quote?
{ God-modding, Bunnying, Meta-gaming }
God-modding, bunnying, and meta-gaming are strictly prohibited. God-modding is defined as cheating the system so your character is virtually invincible. This is similar to the term "mary-sue" or "gary-sue" in a way. God-modding usually involves a character leaving a battle unscathed. This also includes unapproved hits and/or kills. Bunnying is the use of another character, who is neither your own nor an NPC, without the permission of the character's owner. When your character is attacking, assume each hit misses. When your character is defending, make sure to allow a believable amount of punches/kicks/etc. to hit your character. The term meta-gaming refers to accidentally or purposely using outside knowledge that affects the role-play. For example, if your character knows of a sneak-attack, yet wasn't present at the discussion of it, then it is improbable and considered meta-gaming

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Re: Eight Floors Down

Okay guys. I forgot to tell everyone that I will be gone for 12 days. I expect to start up right when I get back, and hope everyone's characters are done by then! Thanks for understanding the delay, and see you all soon!

Re: Eight Floors Down

Hey is this still open to reservations?

If so i'm going to reserve twin characters a male and female.

They will be dæmons (A type of greek guardian spirit.)

The FC's will be Emma Ishta and Alex Pettyfer.

She will be a Police Officer and He will be Therapist.

"In this world its not faith that saves us but defiance." Benjamin Franklin

Re: Eight Floors Down

This is a really exciting looking roleplay! I would love a spot if there any available.

Species: Kitsune
Personality Role: The Romantic
Occupation: Poet
Faceclaim: Song Jaerim
Favourite Quote: 'The curves of your lips rewrite history' - Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Re: Eight Floors Down

hope i'm not too late to join! (sorry about the lack of grammar, i mainly use my phone {which has a fucked autocorrect} for ooc posts but i can promise i use a full amount of grammar in my character sheets and ic posts.)

species: phoenix.
personality role: the brazen.
occupation: tattooist.
faceclaim: ashley frangipane (halsey).
my favourite quote: "nothing kills a man faster than his own head." - twenty one pilots; trapdoor.

Re: Eight Floors Down

I'm glad to see more people joining. I'll just you down for reservations and edit the front page with everyone's characters once they're completed! Thanks guys!

Re: Eight Floors Down

Hey! I'm so impressed. I'd given up on roleplaygateway for a while (years really) but I came back recently and have been scrolling the forums and happened upon this one! I'm so happy to see detailed writing like this and I'd love to join in. If there is still possibly one more spot available, I'd love to put in for it. I'd have the sheet up tonight :)

Species: Succubus
Personality Role: The Aloof but Kind One
Occupation: Exotic Dancer
FC: Stephanie Bertram Rose

Quote: It is like the seed put in the soil - the more one sows, the greater the harvest. Orison Swett Marden

Re: Eight Floors Down

I'm very interested in your role-play. Can I reserve a character?

Species: Werewolf
Personality Role: The Hot Head
Occupation: Garbage Man
FC: Chris Woods (Actor)
Quote: "If you're going through hell, keep going." ~ Winston Churchill

Re: Eight Floors Down

Putting you all down as reserved! Glad to have you folks on board!

Re: Eight Floors Down

OMG ok I kinda love hellboy so much. Can I please reserve an elf with the face claim Lucky Blue Smith?
Personality wise I feel like he'll be the free spirit, and I'll have to get back to you with an occupation.

My favourite quote would be 'Though she be but little she is fierce.' by William Shakespeare.

Edit: Just adding this to say that I've decided to change Ollie from 'the free spirit' to 'the narcissist' (for his role). I hope that's ok - It fits his character much better.

Re: Eight Floors Down

Hey, nice roleplay. I would love to be apart of it! May I reserve a Valkyrie with Lynn Gunn as her face claim? For personality she'll be the sweetheart and occupation, piano teacher (for hire).

My favorite quote; She was chaos and beauty intertwined. A tornado of roses from divine. -Shakieb Orgunwall

Re: Eight Floors Down

Would you mind if I reserved a character?

Species - shapeshifter
Personality Type - The Almost Brutal Troublemaker
Occupation - Student
Faceclaim - Sabrina Carpenter

"I may be on the side of the angels, but don't think for one second that I am one of them." - Sherlock Holmes

Eight Floors Down

Hello all! Thanks for the interest in the roleplay! Please leave the information for your reservation below and well - yeah.