17 October 2014 at 20:57:48 MDT
Feng Yu Xing, Yuxing Feng, or Syng, whichever confuses you most :)
風玉星, Feng Yu Xing (pinyin) or Fung Juk Sing (jyutping), translates as Wind of Jade Star. Yuxing Feng is the English arrangement, often further Romanized as just “Syng”
HEIGHT AND BUILD:
5’7” (1.7m), svelte and elegant
Asiatic banded linsang (prionodon linsang)
GENDER AND AGE:
Male, appears to be mid 20’s.
CHINESE ZODIAC AND ELEMENT:
Born Water Boar, boar being the last of the 12 Earthly Branches, water the fifth stage of Wu Xing and last of the 10 Heavenly Stems. His balance naturally pure Yin and represented by Zhi Ming, the Black Tortoise of the North of The Four Symbols.
Large and almond shaped, chatoyant brown irises, light brown at pupil and progressively darker outwards with flecks. Eyes set in border of black fur, with deep tear ducts and winged outline on the outside corner of his eyes
Coloration and markings as appears in reference drawings. Markings irregular with no consistent shape or size. Notable highlights include eight tapered stripes on the tail, starting with a black tip. Five irregular horizontal bands across the back. Black vertical bands above the shoulder blades that run up the neck, through the hair, to the top of the head, with two bands terminating slightly past the hairline. Two comma or wing-like markings at the shoulder blades. A pair of bands down the side of the neck that ends in a loop or swoop at the top of the shoulders; four blots at the front of the neck at the silver/yellow furline.
Five fingers with protractable claws, muted pink pads.
Digitigrade, four toes with protractable claws, muted pink pads.
Roughly the diameter of his thigh and six feet long, enough to use as a field-expedient scarf or shield his eyes from rain.
Color/pattern-matched raven hair forming black bands down to the midback, separated by gray-yellow streaks. Hair normally worn loose with Western clothes or tied up/back in hanfu/wuxia style with Chinese clothes.
ACCESSORIES TYPICALLY WORN:
♦Glasses, rectangular and narrow black frame, rests bookishly low on his muzzle, if occasionally worn.
♦oxblood equestrian leather half-chaps,
♦oxblood leather longbow archery bracer on left arm,.
♦oxblood jacquard silk sleeve garters on the upper bicep
♦jade bagua talisman on an adorned and braided red silk anklet around right leg on outside of half-chaps
♦Chinese pre-Qing dynasty hanfu. Occasionally with minimal lamellar armor.
♦A hybrid mixture of Victorian,early militaria, aviation, and motorcycling, wasteland explorer, and brown leather straps and buckles with brass-colored metal hardware (ie steampunk minus all of the gears).
♦A mixture of Style 1 and 2, of course!
♦yanyuedao (偃月刀), the "reclining moon blade" polearm also commonly called "guan dao" of "hundred-beaten steel".
♦podao (樸刀), also known as zhan ma dao ( 斬馬刀), or "horse cleaving blade"
♦Chinese and English composite and longbows
♦custom Springfield 1903A1 bolt-action rifle with Unertl 8x
♦natural claws ^_^ which become very useful in the southern Chinese gung fu lineage of Hung Ga Kuen, namely Tiger and Animal Fist forms.
♦his adorable face