This prompt invites you to delve into the rich history and unique experiences of your character's Kijikaiaku or Subtalleon generation. Through writing or artwork, tell the story of your character's age group, focusing on one of the following prompts (If your character's memories or lore does not work with the prompts for their generation, see the note listed under the following prompts):
Echoes of Conflict: Describe a ritual or memory that connects your character to their war-forged past. How does this legacy impact their present and future?
Beyond the Blade: Explore a moment where your character grapples with the ethical complexities of their actions during the war. What do they learn about empathy and forgiveness?
Whispers of Lost Souls: Your character experiences vivid dreams or visions connected to their past life. Explore the memories and emotions embedded in these echoes, uncovering a hidden truth about the war or the nature of their existence.
Rebirth and Renewal: Show your character's internal struggle as they come face-to-face with their own potential fading. How do they find meaning and purpose in the aftermath of their past lives?
Building Bridges: Show your character engaging in a meaningful conversation or debate with a different generation. Explore the clash of perspectives and contrasting experiences – curiosity vs. wisdom, idealism vs. realism – and how this exchange shapes your character's worldview.
Echoes of Harmony: Imagine your character encountering a Beta-Kin or older generation kiji. What forgotten stories or forgotten knowledge do they share, and how does it influence your character's ambitions for the future?
Unveiling the Past: A chance encounter with a reclusive scholar or mystical being grants your character glimpses of the world before the war. How do they respond to this knowledge?
Bridging the Divide: Show your character attempting to forge a connection with another species, be it a humanoid or a magical creature. How do they overcome cultural barriers and build understanding?
A Touch of Harmony: Your character encounters a wounded or frightened creature from a species known for its animosity towards Kijikaiaku. Use your character's innate empathy to bridge the gap, understanding the creature's perspective and finding a way to co-exist or even offer aid.
Lessons of Empathy: Illustrate a moment where your character confronts prejudice or injustice towards another species. How do they use their empathy to advocate for understanding and compassion?
Kindred Wonder: Capture the playful spirit of your character through a story of their first encounter with a unique animal, a breathtaking natural phenomenon, or a surprising act of kindness.
Innocence Incarnate: Show your character's playful naiveté in its purest form. Perhaps they stumble upon a hidden festival of another species, participate in a harmless prank that unexpectedly brings laughter, or simply experience the joy of discovering something new and wondrous in the world.
The Guardian’s Tale: An elder Kiji shares a story of their own past, revealing a hidden danger or a valuable lesson learned the hard way. How does this story guide your character's first steps in the world?
Dreams of Tomorrow: Imagine your character's vision for the future of their species and the world they inhabit. What hopes and fears do they carry, and how do they plan to contribute to a brighter future?
Duty and Questioning: Explore your character's internal conflict between their loyalty to Yile and their growing understanding of the world beyond their initial programming.
Seeds of Cooperation: Your character encounters a Kiji who challenges their preconceived notions about their species. How does your character respond and react to this? Be it hostility, defending Yile, or open dialogue?
Rite of Passage: Witness your character's official entry into their generation through a test or ritual. Your character faces a series of challenges designed to test their loyalty, each reflecting the values of their generation. What unique tasks or tests must they complete to earn their place among their peers?
A Dance of Defiance: Witnessing an act of aggression against the Kijikaiaku, your character is faced with a choice: follow orders or defy Yile and fight for justice. What path will they choose?
For characters with memories or lore that does not conform to the above prompts for their generation:
Reach out to an admin to see if your character qualifies. If you do, you may follow a different prompt of a different generation above, however the rewards you can recieve will still be of your character's generation.
Rules: The art/lit must be true to lore for all characters in the piece, including background characters. True to lore means not only keeping them in character, but keeping accurate to the world and species in the world. Spinoffs and AUs are not allowed to be submitted here. There is no limit to the number of characters submitted per piece or pieces submitted for lore per week.
Requirements: Art submissions must include a intermediate background, and either be in color (Shading not required) or shaded monochrome. Art must be accompanied by at least 200 word literature and all characters must be over 50%. Literature only must be at least 1000 words, and all literatures must show enough detail in the writing about the scene.
Rewards: Completing this prompt will grant your character faction points as well as a unique reward based on their generation of your choice:
Echoes of Fury: Harness the lingering energies of conflict! Earn the Battle-Hardened Blade skill, granting your attacks a 5% chance to inflict additional damage and weaken your enemies.
Gaia’s Seedling: Nurture life and hope! Receive Gaia’s Vestige, a figment of Gaia that inspires love, strength, and peace for those in your den.
Spectral Guidance: Offer solace to the fallen! Earn the Restful Touch skill, allowing you a 15% chance to gain a Core Soul from defeated enemies.
Past Spirits: Hear the voices of your past! Earn the Spiritfarer skill, allowing your character to call upon their past life and have a 40% chance to receive a temporary bonus to their stats.
Gaia’s Essence: Rejuvenate yourself with lost lifeforce! Gain a reusable Gaia’s Healing item, a blessing that will assist in recovery of your character.
Wanderer’s Lore: Uncover the world's mysteries! Earn the Lore Seeker skill, granting your character bonus Player Tokens from being included in other’s lore submissions.
Curiosity's Compass: Never get lost in the unknown! Earn the Eye of the Explorer skill, granting you a 75% chance to find a new location when exploring.
Tales of the Ancient: Unearth forgotten secrets! Earn the Stories of Old skill, a skill that resonates with remnants of ancient technology and lost civilizations, granting you bonus rewards when around ruins or discovering hints of long ago.
Heartfelt Harmony: Forge unexpected bonds with nature and creatures! Earn the Whisperer's Charm skill, adding a 30% chance for you to calm aggressive mobs and bring them to your side temporarily as an ally.
Shared Strength: Friendship always prevails! Gain the Symbiotic Resonance skill, which averages your stats between yourself and your allies.
Playful Pranks: It’s all fun and games till someone gets hurt! Earn the Trickster's Flame skill, unleashing illusions and distractions on your opponent and gaining a 30% chance to evade hits.
Mimic's Playground: Learn through playful imitation! Earn the Adaptive Mimicry skill, allowing you to observe and learn boosts and techniques demonstrated by others and granting you a 12% chance to increase tiers of boosts owned by the character if others have it.
Nature's Playful Embrace: Command the whims of the natural world! Earn the Sprite's Dance skill, allowing you to briefly manipulate small elements like wind, leaves, or flowers, which has a 15% chance to distract an enemy.
Personal History: Even your story has its pages! Gain the Young Spirit skill, which increases your rewards for lore prompts.
Coordinated Maneuvers: Fight stronger together! Earn the Synchronized Strike skill, granting 10 bonus damage when attacking alongside another Subtalleon, regardless of their generation.
Yile’s Scion: Praise be to the mother! Receive Yile’s Vestige, a figment of Yile that inspires willpower, strength, and determination for those in your den.
Unexpected Ally: Bridge the divide with reciprocation. Earn the Give-and-Take skill, allowing you to gain a small bonus to a random stat when working alongside other Subtalleons or even Kijikaiaku.
Bridge of Diplomacy: Build bridges between species! Earn the Mutual Understanding skill, granting your character bonus reputation when interacting with Kijikaiaku and other species.