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Child of Melinoe ~ Friend to the Ghosts
(Owned by: TheMysterious26)
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"If the dead can't rest in peace, how on Earth can the living?"

–Cheri Revai

Basic Info
Full Name: Daniel Abel
Titles: Son of Melinoe

Reader of Ghosts

Location: Camp Half-Blood
Affiliation: Camp Half-Blood, Melinoe's Cabin
Status: Alive
Relationship Status: Single
Born: 13 October 1997
Age: 16
Species: Demigod
Nationality: American
Sexuality: Confused
Accent: Neutral
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Family Info
Mother: Melinoe
Father: Frans Abel
Half Siblings: Other Melinoe Kids, Samuel Abel
Full Siblings: None
Other Relatives: WIP
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  • Mother

Appearance
Model: Noel Valmore
Gender: Male
Eye Colour: Blue
Hair Colour: Blonde
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 156 lbs
Ethnicity: American
Handedness: Bidextrous
Shoe Size: 8
Blood Type: A-
Voice: Tenor
Distinguishing Marks: None
Body Type: Skinny
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OOC Info
Owner: Myst
Inspiration: None
Relationship & Interests: Single/None
Active RP's: None
Created On: 30 April 2014
Last Updated: 30 April 2014
Future Plans: Has plans, see below
Powers: 3/6/9 Month Locked
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Possessions
Bedroom: None at the moment
Pets: None at the moment
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Weapons


Skills/Abilities
Special Skills: WIP
Preferred Weapons: CB Spear that turns into a ghost keychain upon will
Strengths: Knowledge, Agility
Weaknesses: Strength, Power
Missions/Quests Led: None
Missions/Quests Been On: None
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Early Childhood
Hometown: WIP
Earliest Memory: Seeing his brother for the first time
Best Memory: Discovering books
Schooling: Up to 10th grade, Reads on a regular basis
First Kiss: None
First Sex: None
First Love: None
Other Firsts: None
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General Info
Nicknames: Son of Melinoe

Reader of Ghosts

Native Language: English
Character Flaw: Lack of strength
Fears/Phobias: His own feelings
Hobbies: Reading
Personal Motto: "There are ghosts everywhere. That one says you could lose some weight."
Things He Won't Do: Train intensely physically
Most Admires: Samuel Abel
Most Influenced By: Melinoe
Moral Compass: Points north.
Most Important Person Before: Samuel Abel
Most Important Person Now: Himself
Reacts to Crises: Hiding
Faces Their Problems: By hiding
Reacts to Change: Well
Alignment: Camp Half-Blood
Dream Job: Writer
Current Job: None
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Likes/Favourites
Likes: Shades, Books
Dislikes: Conflict, Threats
Colour: White
Music: Soothing songs
Food: Ice cream
Animal: Bat
Book: Read so many, he doesn't have one
Quote: "Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know."-Daniel J. Boorstin
Drink: Water
Song: None
Movie: None
Sport: None
Other Favs: None
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Habits/Traits
Vices: None
Bad Habits: Antisocial
Sleeping Habits: Normal
Quirks: Reads while intangible
Attitude: Shy
Special Talents: Knowledge
Social Skills: Bad
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Self-Perception/Medical
One Word to Describe: Shy
Best Physical Trait: None
Worst Physical Trait: None
Mental/Emotional State: Neutral
Things to Change: Social Skills
Mental/Emotional disorders: Dyselxia, ADHD
Medical Problems/Ailments: None
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Other Info
Most at Ease When?: Reading
Main Priorities: Read and hide
Past Failures: None
Biggest Accomplishment: None
Darkest Secret?: Secretly is slightly annoyed by his brother at times
Secret Known by Anyone?: No
Personal Tragedy: None
One Wish: To be able to socialize well
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"Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one."

–Albert Einstein

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Personality

Daniel is rather shy and reserved, not wanting much attention. He often produces small talk in conversation, unless he is talking to his brother or a friend of his. He is very dark and often talks with ghosts during conversation with a living person. He is hesitant to trusting people. He looks up to his older brother Samuel. He is a fairly quick learner as well.

History

His father, Frans Abel, was an avid fan of stargazing. He had met a woman earlier and had a child named Samuel. One night, he chose stargaze in a graveyard with Samuel. He met another woman there, though this one seemed darker. He promised to meet her there again a week later, without Samuel. When he did come that next week, the woman asked to make love less than an hour later. He accepted, and he was very willing. When he awoke, the mysterious lady had disappeared. The woman appeared 3 months later, just as the other did, with a child. She handed the child to him and said, "His name is Daniel. And when he is ready bestow upon him this." And with that she rested on the boy a small key chain and left.

Daniel grew up a very shy boy, while Samuel was more or less the opposite. Daniel grew very attached to reading books, which was strange since he had been diagnosed with dyslexia and ADHD at the age of 5. And despite the differences between his brother and he, they got along really well. One thing they both enjoyed was going near a river by their house to play around and sometimes stargaze. In fact, Samuel and his father really seemed to be the only people Daniel would open up to. He had always admired his brother as a role model. He was so good at everything it seemed. Daniel continued to live a fairly normal life, except for the fact he thought he sometimes heard very faint voices. Before he knew it, he was 7. Things were moving by incredibly quickly.One day when he and his brother were out at the river, and they were doing their normal routine. Samuel was off boxing, and Daniel was reading, as usual. Suddenly, he heard a loud bang, and Samuel came running towards him in a panic. He saw the hole in the ground and wondered what it was, but he ignored it. He knew he had to act calm here. So, he walked back home with Samuel and was told to go away, so that Samuel and his father could talk. Of course, Daniel sneaked nearby to listen in. He was amazed by how interesting his brother actually was. He wished he could have something the same. He turned and left. His next 5 years of his life were seemingly nothing, but his brother had become stronger. He observed him from a farther distance now to avoid harm. His brother and he still remained close enough. Little did Daniel know, his brother and he were really special.

Daniel decided one day at the age of 12, he'd enjoy a day in his house's library. He was certainly enjoying himself, until his brother stumbled in and collapsed. He worried about what could've harmed him. He dragged his brother outside. Out there was a single flaming horse that obviously was aggressive. It snorted at him, which wasn't very comforting. He dropped Samuel with his own mouth gasping at the fact of this horse. Daniel ran away from his brother, drawing attention away from him. Suddenly, the horse charged at him but went through him somehow. The horse stumbled down afterwards. He attempted to deliver a final blow to the horse with a shovel, but it did not harm the horse. He ran over to his brother to try to wake him up but to no avail. He decided to pull his brother's gauntlets off. He was absolutely positive his punches would be very weak, so he instead threw the gauntlets while very close to the still fallen horse. Daniel ended up having to really drive the gauntlet down into it, but it eventually puffed into some golden dust. He limped over to his brother, probably tired from disappearing. He made sure to return the gloves onto Samuel's hands. He then fainted from exhaustion.

He woke up in his bed. He walked around the room for a moment, thinking over what had happened. He knew he wasn't the same as Samuel, as Daniel had used something different than what he had observed Samuel do. He wasn't certain about anything anymore. He went to the kitchen to find his brother making sandwiches. Samuel looked over at Daniel, and he tossed Daniel a key chain that turned into a spear midair. He was lucky enough to catch it well. His turned and said something about toughening up. Perhaps, Daniel thought, strength is not my path. Once they got there, Daniel explained how he wanted no part in training on physical combat yet. Instead, Daniel read books on battle strategies. He eventually began to help Samuel train, yelling combat moves as he worked. Of course, Daniel still came out at some points to try out his spear, but he wasn't anything like his brother. They became quite the team, Daniel yelling commands at his brother in combat. All felt as if it was in place. Still, Daniel could not shake the feeling that something was wrong.

One day when Samuel and Daniel were training as usual, a strange hissing noise was heard by them. Two snake ladies came out of the trees, looking fierce and hungry. Samuel yelled at Daniel, telling him to go back. But Daniel ignored him, knowing he would be needed later. He watched as his brother moved swiftly and was able to daze one of them against a tree. Daniel thought everything was okay, but Samuel got caught off guard. The second one wrapped him in her serpent trunks, which Daniel could tell was a sign she was going for the kill. Daniel stayed calm and threw his spear, letting it fly towards the snake lady. In this short window of time, Daniel went intangible and possessed the spear, forcing it to fly faster. It landed straight in the snake lady's back, causing her to crumble to dust as Daniel left the spear. He felt a bit dizzy, but he noticed the other snake lady getting up. He shook his brother, desperately trying to wake him. He was then swatted out of the way by a snake lady. He hit against a tree, feeling a sharp pain go up his spine. He screamed, but then some weird goat human came playing a song to trap the snake lady. He held a pitchfork in hand, with the same type of metal his spear had. The human goat lunged at the snake lady, embedding his pitchfork in her heart. She yelped and crumbled into dust. His brother had passed out by then. The goat human walked over to Daniel, though he didn't look angered. He told Daniel everything there was to know about his life. All the questions that remained were answered. He was a child of Melinoe, the goddess of ghosts, and his brother was the child of Asteria, an astrology goddess. He told them he would take them to a safer place known as Camp Half-Blood, where others like them live. The satyr picked up Samuel with ease and gestured for him to follow. "What are you waiting for kid? I already told your dad about this!" The satyr also gave him a backpack, filled with necessary stuff. He also had one for Samuel too. With that, Daniel followed him to an airport, where they got tickets to Long Island. Daniel and Samuel were very excited about this. The satyr was a very good guide. He brought them straight to camp, where they would live a good life.

His Life at Camp

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Additional Information

Daniel Abel ~ Son of Melinoe
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"Please be quiet, I'm trying to read."

More Info:


-Reader of Ghosts

 Age: 16  Height: 5'11"  Weight: 156 lbs
 Sexuality: Confused  Relationship Status: Single
 Birth Place: Unknown  Main Weapon: CB Spear
 Accent: Neutral
 "There are many spirits around you. That one says you should lose some weight."


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Offensive

  1. Children of Melinoe can create weapons made of solid ectoplasm in order to aid them in combat. Only one weapon may exist at a time ,the longer the weapons are maintained, the more energy is drained. They can also coat their existing weapons in ectoplasm in order to temporarily strengthen them.
  2. Children of Melinoe can send shockwave-like blasts made of solid ectoplasmic energy which feel like a very powerful punch on contact, also momentarily stunning whoever it contacts.

Defensive

  1. Children of Melinoe have the ability to become intangible for short periods; making them immune to attacks but also unable to attack naturally.
  2. Children of Melinoe are able to manipulate the tangibility of ghosts around them to form a shield, that is no larger than the user, to protect themselves.

Passive

  1. Children of Melinoe are innately able to talk to and command ghosts, they can also help ghosts with any unfinished business that is keeping them tethered. They can also use this ghost to spy for them, or gather information.
  2. Children of Melinoe make the people around them uneasy and sometimes fearful as a result of their ghostly aura; they can turn this off for a long time if they desire.

Supplementary

  1. Children of Melinoe have the ability to summon a single poltergeist which will fight for them for a short time.
  2. Children of Melinoe have the ability to summon a banshee, which will instantly begin wailing and stun anyone who is not intangible for a short time before vanishing.
  3. Children of Melinoe, while intangible, can travel in this manner as a ghost would, disappearing and appearing in another location, however the longer the travel the more it drains the user.
  4. Children of Melinoe have the ability to transform a weapon into an intangible state for a short time, making it so no one can touch it. They also have the ability to possess an object for a short time and then attack or defend with it. If the object is struck, they are expelled from it.


3 Months After Character is Made

  1. Children of Melinoe have the ability to cause ghosts (up to 4) to attempt to possess a single other person’s body. The ghosts can then be commanded to temporarily control the body if it is an ally, or for an opponent the ghosts will only be able to hinder the possessed person from what they are doing. This only lasts for a short time, and the more ghosts that are summoned, the greater drain the user feels.

6 Months After Character is Made

  1. Children of Melinoe have the ability to shed their human nature and appear as either a demon or angel, as their mother has dual chthonian and heavenly aspects. As a demon, the user has the ability to strike fear and despair into the heart of the enemy and emit a scream similar to that of a banshee's. As an angel, the user is granted flight (as angels are often depicted as having wings), and have the ability to instil respect and peace into whomever they come in contact with. The use of this power is extremely draining, and the user can only chose to be either angel or demon, never a combination of the two. After use, the user cannot use the power again for 24 hours.

9 Months After Character is Made

  1. Children of Melinoe have the ability to enter a intangible ghostly apparition, in this state, they are immune to attacks, and can control up to 15 ghosts at a time. In this state they are also able to use ghostly power to lift, throw, move, teleport, or possess objects; They are also able to command another ghosts to possess an object, and control the movements of that object through the ghost possessing it. This ghostly state only lasts for a short time, and after exiting it, the user will be drained and unable to move, or possibly faint. However, the amount of ghosts the user controlled in this state, will attempt to protect the user for a small portion of the time that the user is incapacitated.


Traits

  1. Children of Melinoe usually enjoy talking to ghosts, preferring their company over the living.
  2. Children of Melinoe often have two sided personalities, one angelic and bright. The other demonic and dark.
  3. Children of Melinoe typically enjoy scaring people and are not easily frightened themselves
  4. Children of Melinoe sometimes grow up to be paranormal investigators.


Plans/Quest Ideas

WIP

How He Relates to Others
Ever Cheated? No
Relates to Others? Not well at all
Perceived by Strangers Antisocial book nerd
Perceived by Lover WIP
Perceived by Friends He is very intelligent. Go to him if you have a question.
Perceived by Family An outgoing and intelligent girl. She brings out the best in others.
First Impression Shy
Family/Friends Like Most? Frans, Samuel
Family/Friends Like Least None

Relationships
Name Relation Feelings
Melinoe Mother She gave me the life I have. I am grateful for her even though I cannot see her.
Frans Abel Father He is a very wise man. I believe he raised me well.
Samuel Abel Half-Brother He's very confident and head-strong. I don't want to be like him, but he is a very nice person.

Favourite Quotes & Misc

WIP

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