Character Details - Peter Durban

Written by GhetsuhmCreated : 18-Apr-2007 5:16:32 am
Last Edited : 18-Apr-2007 5:29:36 am



Name: Peter Durban - known as Pete

Race: Human

Age: 27

Height: 5'10"

Build/Weight: 80kg. Strong and well-muscled, but not large. Middling build.

Hair: Dirty blond

Eyes: Brown

Complexion: Tanned and leathery

Identifying Marks: A small scar on his left cheek where a horse kicked him.

Clothing: Usually trousers (moleskins), rough cotton shirts, and a coat where appropriate. Sometimes a hat and neckerchief.

Pete is a fairly easy-going happy-go-lucky kind of guy, most of the time, but there's a hard edge underneath it. He doesn't like weath, status, or pretentiousness, and he's not shy about it. He's crass and rude, and inclined to give people a hard time, even if he likes them. If someone can handle his teasing, he'll respect them.

He's the child of an outback farmer and a schoolteacher. Having grown up in a pretty rough environment, he's aware that women can be just as mentally and physically tough as men. He has a kid sister, Emily, whom he used to run round with a lot when they were little, but whom he hasn't now seen for years - she married and moved to Sydney.

Pete is strong, though he's starting to get the complaints of a fit, hard-working middle-aged man - occasional arthritis and back pain. He's a good shot with a rifle and he can use a knife, but they're tools, not something to glory in, and he never kills unless it's absolutely necessary. Otherwise, it's a waste. He's not good at reading or writing, but he's good with his hands, an excellent rider, swimmer and climber. He can find drinkable water and edible plants, light a fire and cook game. He also has a surprisingly pleasant baritone singing voice.


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