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The Falling of Courtmoor

The Falling of Courtmoor

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~ Courtmoor is a continent consisting of four kingdoms, four different house, and a whole lot of mythical beings. ~ || Literate/Advanced rp - OPEN - Many Roles! ||

1,359 readers have visited The Falling of Courtmoor since BrokenInk created it.

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this role-play is loosely based off got, although most work comes from the brain of yours truly. :p https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/game_of_thrones

Introduction





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The continent of Courtmoor is inhabited by a wide variety of mythical beings, and has but only four kingdoms: The kingdom of Dracfort, which is to the West. The kingdom of Southege, which is, naturally, to the South. The kingdom of Eriborough, to the East and, lastly, the kingdom of Norhurst, to the North. These kingdoms, although on the same continent and fairly close, are vastly different.

Dracfort is ruled by House DeGray, and Dracfort is also the ruling kingdom of the whole continent. It is the biggest in number and Arlo, who was simply the Lord of house DeGray and now the King of Courtmoor, conquered the other three kingdoms nearly two decades ago. The land of Dracfort is heavily inhabited by dragons. With this being said, the DeGrays’ have heavy control over the dragon species.

Southege is ruled by House Falkov, and is actually the smallest kingdom in all of Courtmoor. Southege is sort of like the “joke” among the whole continent due to its small size. Within this kingdom many unicorns and pegasi reside, and due to this, House Falkov has bonded with them more than any other kingdom.

Eriborough is ruled under the stern hand of House Kerrigan and is the second smallest house in Courtmoor. Eriborough is the most disliked among the kingdoms due to the Lord of House Kerrigan being bitter and cruel. The beings that most inhibit Eriborough are gryphons and they are fairly close with House Kerrigan.

Norhurst is ruled by House Lacroix, the second largest kingdom in all of Courtmoor. The houses Lacroix and DeGray are fairly close, the Lords being similar in personality and views. The beings that roam most of Norhurst are dire wolves. Most are wild and untamed, besides those who are owned by the Lacroixs’.



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The Plot

Although only at the age of fifty-two, King Arlo has fallen deathly ill and his eldest son, Lathan, is in line to take the throne. Lathan is unmarried and Arlo finds this to be a problem. So, to Lathan’s detest, the King is on a mission to find his son a bride, even if it (quite literally) kills him. Arlo says a King cannot rule without a Queen by his side, although Lathan does not see eye to eye with him when it comes to this. The King also wants his son marrying “royalty” since he is indeed royal. Arlo has sent letters to all three other Houses, inviting them to House DeGray for a week of festivities where Lathan can meet and get to know each of their eldest daughters. But.. Things don’t always go as planned, do they?
If you are anything but human in Courtmoor you are immediately looked down upon. Most of the mythical beings are but slaves (kept mostly as pets) by the humans. There is an uprising brewing among them, and the first plan of attack is House DeGray. Upon catching swift wind of the festivities going on, where all four houses will be together, it is the perfect plan of attack. Some of the houses beloved “pets” just might be part of the rebellion as well.
There will be betrayal. There will be forbidden romance, and there will be blood- question is… Where are you among all this?

|| This is just a small plot to go by, so all the Houses will be in one area. I want this role-play to be fairly “sandboxed.” Create amazing characters to move this story along! This is mainly character based. ||


The Creatures of Courtmoor


Nearly any mythical creature you can think of resides all across the continent of Courtmoor. However, the most prominent are the four stated above: dragons, unicorns and pegasi, gryphons, and dire wolves. There's something you must know about all the creatures within Courtmoor... They all have a human form. Yes, for some unknown reason that can only be explained as magic causes every mythical being from dragons to dire wolves to have human forms, to blend in perhaps- call it a survival feature, what have you. But, do not be fooled, they are what they are firstly. Although she may look like an ivory beauty with ruby red lips, she is still surely a fire-breathing dragon with a taste for raw meat. Nothing is what it seems in Courtmoor and it is for you to decide what you do or do not believe in.

I thought giving this "kingdomy" role-play a twist like all beings having human forms would be fun and interesting! If you have any questions about it please feel free to ask me! However, just have fun with this. I'm really open to just about anything for this role-play. :)







The Many Faces of Courtmoor


I'm not giving out any face claims, because like I said I want this role-play mainly character based and I don't want you guys feeling obliged to use a certain face claim because I picked it. So, when you go to reserve a role please give me the name of the face claim and a good-sized gif to use here on the Intro. page, please and thank you. :) (If you need help choosing a face claim you can ask me.. I have a lot of ideas!) Please be creative! I want this role-play to be interesting and unique. The skies the limit! Remember, there are all sorts of creatures in Courtmoor.. Think, think, think! You can create whatever you'd like as long as you run it by me first. However, there some already created roles that need to be filled!

Face Claim || Species || Gender || Role || Age || Status (open/Reserved/Taken)


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King Arlo

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Russell Crowe || Human || Male || The King of Courtmoor, Lord of House Degray, has fallen deathly ill ||52 || NPC

Queen Evelynn

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Nicole Kidman || Human || Female || The Queen of Courtmoor, Arlo’s beloved wife || 45 || NPC

Prince Lathan

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Henry Cavill || Human || Male || The Eldest Prince of Courtmoor, Arlo’s eldest son and in line to be King, is being forced to marry || 23 || TAKEN by BrokenInk

Princess _______

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Lily James || Human || Female || The Eldest Princess of Courtmoor, Arlo’s eldest daughter || ___ || RESERVED by Sorella

Prince ______

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Eddie Redmayne || Human || Male || The Youngest Prince of Courtmoor, Arlo's youngest son || ___ || RESERVED by almostinsane

Princess _______

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SaoriseRonan || Human || Female || The Youngest Princess of Courtmoor, Arlo's youngest daughter || ___ || RESERVED by xNocturnax




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Lord Percy Falkov

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Liam Neeson || Human || Male || The Lord of House Falkov, ruler over Southege || 57 || NPC

Lady Katherine Falkov

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Julianne Moore || Human (yet secretly a witch) || Female || Lady of House Falkov, Percy's "faithful" wife || Fairly younger than Percy, only 46 || NPC

Lord Falkov's Son

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Kit Harrington || Human || Male || Percy and Katherine's eldest child and only son || ___ || RESERVED by Scar.-

Lord Falkov’s Eldest Daughter

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Katie Mcgrath || Human || Female || Percy and Katherine’s eldest daughter, going to Dracfort to be presented to Lathan || ___ || RESERVED by Lostsoulsbleed

Lord Falkov’s Youngest Daughter

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Sophie Turner || Human || Female || Percy and Katherine’s youngest child/daughter || ___ || RESERVED by Scar.-




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Lord Isaac Kerrigan

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William Dafoe || Human || Male || The Lord of House Kerrigan, ruler over Eriborough ||51 || NPC

Lady Sophia Kerrigan

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Michelle Pfeiffer || Human || Female || Lady of House Kerrigan || 49 || NPC

Lord Kerrigan’s Eldest Daughter

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Marie Avgeropoulos || Human || Female || Isaac and Sophia’s eldest child and only daughter, the one to be presented in Dracfort to Lathan || ___ || TAKEN by CaptainHooligan

Lord Kerrigan’s Eldest Son

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David Oakes || Human || Male || Isaac and Sophia’s eldest son, next in line to be Lord over the house || ___ || RESERVED by Bartholomew Finch

Lord Kerrigan’s Youngest Son

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Skandar Keynes || Human || Male || Isaac and Sophia’s youngest son, born fairly later than the rest || ___ || RESERVED by Wiley




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Lord William Lacroix

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Robert Downey Jr. || Human || Male || The Lord of House Lacroix, ruler of Norhurst (loved by most everyone in Norhurst, he proudly boasts) || 53 (but if you ask him he’s the best looking Lord around) || NPC

Lady Rose Lacroix

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Rachel McAdams || Human || Female || Lady of House Lacroix || Maybe a little on the younger side for Lord William, but no matter: 41 || NPC

Lord Lacroix’s Son

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Colton Haynes || Human || Male || William and Rose’s eldest child and only son || ___ || RESERVED by Zoey26123

Lord Lacroix’s Daughter

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Adelaide Kane || Human || Female || William and Rose’s youngest child and only daughter, to be presented to Lathan in Dracfort || ___ || RESERVED by Bartholomew Finch




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Here is where all the other characters will go, the ones that aren’t a “main character” in the role-play, but just as equally important and fun! This is where I’ll place all of y’alls creative work. :P So, get creative! I don’t want 1,000 dragons or unicorns running around. No more than four of the same species, ‘kay? Okay. (: Please get with others when coming up with characters. Have it connect with theirs somehow! Knights, hunters, different species, servants… Personally, I’d love for Lathan to have a pet dire wolf, possibly? Anyone up for that? Just let me know!

Brom’s Dire Wolf

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Gemma Arterton || Dire Wolf ||Female || Rescued by Brom at a younger age, brought into the Falkov house || 22 || TAKEN by BrokenInk

DeGray’s Youngest Son’s Dragon

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Emilia Clarke || Dragon || Female || Brought into the DeGray household as a hatchling and bonded with the youngest DeGray son. || ??? || TAKEN by BrokenInk

Lathan's Dragon

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Asa Butterfield || Dragon || Male || ________________ || ??? || RESERVED by PrettyOddTho

Leader of The Rebellion

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Santiago Cabrera || Gryphon || Male || The leader of the Rebellion against the humans || ??? || TAKEN by CaptainHooligan


Lathan's Guard

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Penn Badgley || Pegasus || Male || Guards Lathan and is his best friend || ??? || TAKEN by CaptainHooligan


House Kerrigan's Pets

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BooBoo Stewart & BooBoo Stewart (; || Mermen || Both Males || Twins and pets of House Kerrigan, ex-criminals || TAKEN by Zoey26123


House Kerrigan's Blacksmith

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Charlie Hunnam || Dragon || Male || House Kerrigan's personal blacksmith, hiding is true form and living the life of a human || TAKEN by BrokenInk


Lathan's Dire Wolf

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Oona Chaplin || Dire Wolf || Female || Rescued by Lathan as a pup and kept around as a protector || RESERVED by Bartholomew Finch


Mr. Sexypants
heehee XD

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François Arnaud || Incubus || Male || Slithers into the DeGray House to disrupt the festivities and steal all the women. || RESERVED by Scar.-


Dragon in the Rebellion

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Ashley Benson || Dragon || Female || Living in the Lacroix house, secretly with the rebellion || RESERVED by Zoey26123

The Rebellion's Messenger

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Gemma Ward || Mermaid || Female || Helps the rebellion leader recruit and spies for him within the houses || TAKEN by CaptainHooligan

Updated when characters are reserved. ^^









Things to Know Before Creating Your Character

|| All mythical beings only have one name and that is their first, unless they have a nickname. Sometimes their parents will give them one, but mostly humans name the creatures of Courtmoor- it’s just how it is. Call it… Making them feel even less human and degraded. ||

|| Remember that all the mythical beings have a human form along with their “true forms,” remember to list that when describing their appearance.. Describe both! ||

|| I want these character sheets nice and pretty! I’m not giving you a coded sheet. It’s another part of really making this role-play your own. Please, make a neat and DETAILED character sheet with all the information I have listed below for you to put on it. ||

|| Be reasonable when it comes to abilities/powers the mythical beings have. Nothing too crazy! ||
|| Will Add On Shortly ||



~ The Character Sheet ~
|| Like stated above I’m not giving you a coded sheet, just a list of things that need to be on your sheet. Make sure everything I have below is listed on your sheet, but feel free to add on if you’d like to. Use plenty of gifs and pictures!!
Erase everything I have written in ( ) parenthesis.
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Full Name: (First, Middle and Last unless a creature)
Nickname: (If they have any)
Gender:
Age: (Be reasonable, think about their parents’ age and whatnot)
Sexuality:
Role: (Kerrigan’s Eldest Son, House Lacroix’s Guard.. what?)
Species: (human, gryphon.. what?)
Appearance: (detailed, please! Remember to list their human and true form if a creature)
Abilities/Powers: (this is for creatures only. Remember nothing too crazy, be reasonable to their species)
Personality: (detailed, no less than three good-sized paragraphs)
Strengths: (At least three)
Weaknesses: (At LEAST three)
Likes:
Dislikes:
History: (at least three good-sized paragraphs. Tell me what made them how they are today, where they came from, things they had to face, etc. It doesn’t have to be a book!)
Other: (just add whatever else you’d like)







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Rules


|| One || Please reserve all characters in the OOC. When going to reserve please give me the name of the face claim you’re using, the role (if you’re taking on one of the roles listed above) or the species, and provide me with a gif of your face claim. Also, if you are creating your own character I’d love for you to explain me their role and run it by me first, whether through PM or OOC. Reservations only last 48 hours, you must at least have a WIP submitted before then. If not, your reservation will be lost, unless you PM me and talk about an extension.

|| Two || That being said above^, if you’d like to take on more than one role, please do so. Of opposite gender would be perfect! I don’t want too many writers in this role-play, so after so many roles (I don’t know how many yet) after the given ones above are filled, I will have a cut off.

|| Three || This is a literate/advanced role-play. If you don’t know what that means, this possibly isn’t the role-play for you. No one-liners, no text talk, and please do not post once and then vanish.

|| Four || With that being said, this is also a mature role-play. If you’re not comfortable with swearing, blood and gore, and mature content (within RPG rules), then please do not join this role-play.

|| Five || Absolutely NO GM-ing. If you don’t know what that means, it means controlling someone elses’ character and making yours almighty. EVERYONE has flaws, even immortal vampires. :P Please be reasonable. If I see otherwise I will handle it.

|| Six || Please no drama in OOC or within the role-play without running it by everyone else first. Don’t be throwing random things about on your own accord! Back to the OOC drama.. If there is any please try to handle it yourselves, but if not I can act as a mediator.

|| Seven || If you have any questions please feel free to ask me either in OOC or through PM, whichever is fine. I know things could be a little confusing, so don’t worry about asking a lot of questions. Also, like stated somewhere above, this is more of a sandbox type role-play. So if you have ANY ideas please let us all know! I want this role-play to be fun and interesting. 

|| Eight || I’ll add onto these rules if I think of anything else, but lastly.. Have fun! Grow as a writer and enjoy this, guys. ^^





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"I don't break promises for I don't make promise I can't keep. A promise from me is always good."

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"Survival is easy, it's having to care for someone else in the process that can break a person."

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James Lacroix

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Re: The Falling of Courtmoor

I vote yes and maybe take one other person from this groups still here to fill in the gone characters. Does someone want to arrange it? I'd keep my two merboys and my dragon girl.

If nobody else responds here messaging them would be best I think.

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Hmm maybe... idk I mean being totally honest this kinda pisses me off because I was so excited for it. I just don't know if I'd be that into anymore.

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What if someone just went ahead and made the OP? It doesn't look like they're coming back, but we can still do some parts of it, maybe switch a few things around to make it work?

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I messaged them but they haven't seen it because they haven't been on. Sucks because I liked this... :/ Oh well

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I messaged them. I hope they're okay. They haven't been on since the 10th. :(

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I'm still here. Someone want to message them? I was so happy for it!

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I have no idea anymore. Which sucks because I was excited for this... But it seems like everytime they say they're going to start it, it never happens.

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Still here. Still happening?

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I'm still here, Ink. :)

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Ahhhh!! Praise Jesus that this is still happening!!! xD

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Hey all..

Really sorry about the huge delay and what-not. My work schedule has been, well.. Crap. And some family issues came up, so... Yeah. That's the reason I haven't been on and this role-play hasn't started. If everyone is still interested it can start as early as tonight or tomorrow.

My characters still need some work- history wise and quotes, but I figured I could just work on them as the role-play goes. I'm still excited about this even though the delay has been a huge bummer. I hope you all are still here and interested. Just let me know! Sorry again. <3 xx

- Ink

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Do we have any new ETA about when this is going to start?

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Oh, I see. I hope things work out for them. :)

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I PMed CaptainHooligan who's friends with BrokenInk and said RL has been rough with school or something... They said it should be starting soon. I really hope it does because I love the idea of this RP.

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I hope this isn't dead already...

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Sorry I just got done with finals and then I had a 4 day weekend and no computer so I'l jump on character editing asap.

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Hey guys,

Just thought I'd let you know even after the push backs and delays, character creation is a real struggle for me. Posting is much easier but describing my characters and putting them into words causes a few mental blanks. Haha so I am still here and interested but the process is a little slow. Additionally it's Australia Day today and then I got a uni tomorrow which will probably just make me really crabby and drained so I probably wont work much on my characters unless I have a lightbulb moment for them.