Ithilwe

Ithilwe "Ithil" Piligrin

Name Ithilwe
Status
Active
Occupation
Healer, Warrior
Age
Born in the 4th century of the First Age.
Race
Elf
Residence
Wanderer
Kinship
Outward Appearance

Features: Ithilwe stands tall, though he is often thought of as on the short side for his kind. Ithilwe is lithe and lightly muscled, especially in his arms due to his use of the bow.

 

He is gifted with long, shining silver hair that seems to glow like the light of the moon, for which he was named. He usually wears it down, though he does have a few tiny braids pulled back to the sides of his head. In these braids, he weaves gold and bronze strands of ribbon.

 

Ithilwe has pale skin that will blush with a dark pink if he is embarrassed, which is often. His skin is smooth and has no visible scars. He has large, grey eyes which often betray his emotion. His face is heart shaped, but still angular.

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Garments: When hunting, or in battle, Ithilwe wears a set of light armor, gifted to him by a friend. On his back he wears a silver, beautifully designed quiver.

 

His bow changes constantly. His current bow is a bow of black ash wood. Ithilwe wears a beautiful silver ring on his hand, crafted by the Gwaith-i-Mirdain in Eregion. The last thing you can see on Ithilwe, is his golden circlet given to him by his parents as a coming of age present in Gondolin.

 

Ithilwe does not like to wear his armor often, but prefers to wear tunics and light robes of blue and silver. He has a love for silver jewelry and is often seen with tiny silver chains, hanging from his ears and also wears silver cuffs, designed with small birds and the moon.

 

Other Things to Note:

Languages: Exilic Quenya (Fluent), Doriathrin and Noldorin Sindarin (Fluent), Westron (Conversational), Khuzdul (Conversational), Black Speech (Fairly profficient in reading)

Skills: Archery (he has spent most of his life training as an archer in both Gil-Galad's and then Elrond's armies.) Languages (He reads many books and tries to learn as many languages and dialects as he can, so that he may have civil conversations with peoples all over middle earth.) Healer (After seeing Idril Celebrindal healing many survivors of Gondolin, he was inspired to learn all that he could of the healing arts.)

Traits/Qualities: Ithilwe is shy and a bit quiet, and is hard pressed to initiate a conversation, but once you get to know him, he is kind and always willing to lend a helping hand. Ithilwe is seemingly innocent and naive, but he knows the horrors of the world just like anyone else who lived through the first age of the sun. As such, there is an intense anger in him for Sauron and his minions, which will come forth occasionally when darker subject matter is brought up. He is annoyed easily and very obstinate. 

 

Background

 

Ithilwe was born in Gondolin not too long before its demise. He was born to 2 archers of the House of the Heavenly Arch, led by the Lord Egalmoth. His mother was a Sindar elf who hailed from Doriath. His father, a Noldor of old, one who endured the crossing of the Helcaraxe.

When he was young, Ithilwe was only interested in reading and books. He did not have many friends, as he was extremely shy and quiet. It seemed he would become a scholar and advisor in the court of King Turgon, instead of the warrior archer his father desired him to be. 

Barely out of his majority, he fell in love with a member of the House of the Golden Flower. The two were to be wed in the spring of F.A. 511, but then Gondolin was attacked. As he was no warrior, his parents and superiors begged Ithilwe to leave through Idril's tunnel. He never saw his parents or his lover again. 

Young and with nowhere to go, Ithilwe followed the survivors and eventually made the journey to Lindon, where the new High King Gil-Galad ruled. There, he used his anger and resentment of what evil had done to his beloved home and trained to become one of the most fearful archers in High King Gil-Galad's army. 

When Lord Elrond founded the realm and refuge of Imladris, Ithilwe followed him to reside there and became a warrior under his rule. This would also be where he learned the art of healing. When evil returned and elves were called to arms, Ithilwe proudly marched alongside his lords and friends, though he was grievously wounded in the fight.

Ithilwe currently resides in Imladris once again, though he is prone to wandering the lands and protecting the peoples of Middle Earth. At the moment, he has joined the Company of the East Road as a warrior. He is still intent on avenging his family and friends, though Gondolin was ruined long ago.

 

Friends
Very few who tarry on these shores. But Seregrian, Celossiel and Runa have become welcome faces in his life. As for Amathlan, Ithilwë cares very much for him.
Relatives
None remain on this side of the sea.
Rivals/Enemies
None
Loves
Good food, Reading in the Imladris library, All races of the free people, Lavender tea
Hates
Being ignored or talked to as if he does not understand the subject matter. Fire, if not contained, terrifies him deeply.
Motivation
Ridding Middle Earth of evil so that one day he can see his family and friends again in Valinor.
Quotes
The night may be dark and full of terror, but the light of the moon always shines through to bring calm to the world.

Ithilwe's Adventures

Sleeping, Dreaming 1 week 1 day ago
Elaborate Lives 1 week 4 days ago
Fire 1 week 5 days ago
Delicate 1 week 5 days ago
To Tear Asunder 2 weeks 1 day ago
Ithilwe's Adventures

Ithilwe's Gallery

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