Post by Deleted on Jan 3, 2015 23:56:51 GMT -5
"Limitations only exist if you allow them to."
Don’t like what you see? Too bad. Cinthos isn’t ashamed of himself or of his actions and he really doesn’t give two sh!ts what others think about it. He’s audacious: willing to push things to the limit and beyond, and being concerned with other peoples’ thoughts is a ridiculous concept to him. If it’s fun, if it’s necessary, and even if it’s not necessary, he’ll do something for the sake of doing it or for the sake of achieving a greater goal..
He is the brutally honest sort – the sort that cannot outwardly lie but may withhold truth if he expects another to not understand, or if it is not meant for them to know. Depending upon the situation, Cinthos will vow to silence.
In both mind and body, Cinthos is swift, but he may not exactly be the most eloquent upon initial delivery. It might also take him a moment to understand what’s being told or asked of him but once he’s on the field for first-handed experience, he’s able to apply and execute those teachings rather smoothly and painlessly (sometimes). This also helps him remain independent. He can watch how to do something (self haircut, fixing bike, et cetera) and be able to do it. Not as well as a professional.
One of Cinthos’ greatest assets is his unwavering perseverance. If there is a task at hand – a goal – then he will likely be the one to see it through and perhaps even in a timely fashion. He’s not afraid to hold his ground in what he believes in either, which may make him seem dogmatic or poppycock at times though he will yield when an argument makes sense or when his body gives out. And because he is so insistent with his ambitions, Cinthos is not a afraid to improvise if a situation calls for it. And he’s not afraid to break himself and others either.
The two work hand-in-hand. One (strategy) is the essential idea or plan, typically long-term, whereas other (tactics) is the witty execution, and often short-term. Consistently enough: Cinthos is actually stronger-suited to tactics rather than coming up with a long-term strategy (that potentially comes with foresight). However, they need to be a pair and he oft practises them both, even subconsciously.
Chocolates, pastries, cream, and candies! Ugh! Utter weakness. No, don't - don't sucker Cinth in with your sucrose delights, that's a dirty trick!
There's a thrill in pushing the boundaries. Sometimes it's an adrenaline rush, sometimes it's just for boasting rights. Even if it's just for himself, breaking the boundaries can be rewarding in multiple ways.
Aqueducts are those cool water passage ways that don't smell like shit. (Though they can kinda be smelly...)
It's not exactly a known quirk of his, but Cinthos enjoys origami. He likes making 'em, he likes looking at 'em, and best of all: they put a smile on sweet Granny's face. One of his favourite mediums to use is wrapping paper, even though it can be a bit of a b!tch sometimes.
More than graffiti, more than brawling, Cinthos really enjoys gaming. Board games, card games, even video games. He also loves puzzles - the three-dimensional sort, the jigsaws, even sliders. Building things? Very cool. And what's even better: is when he can actually make money off these things (though it sometimes sucks out the fun).
Most who think they know him would argue, but those that truly do would agree: Cinthos is shy. At face value, he truly doesn't care what people think... it's when their connection to him starts to become more intimate, where they can judge and reject him for personal reasons that wards Cinthos off. Rather than coming off as bashful, he likely seems stand-offish and a bit of a snob to most. Personally? Cinthos prefers it that way. Let them think what they want.
Cinthos’ temper is easily one of his greatest personality downfalls. Not only does his temper push other people away, it adds stress. It may also cloud his better judgment and prevent him from easily believing in others.
His patience and tolerance has nothing to do with physically waiting. They’re actually aimed toward other people and other things. Cinthos doesn’t understand the people who quit, or don’t even try. He’ll likely lose every ounce of tact he has if he someone continuously whines about something or another. Peoples’ idiosyncrasies. If they clash with his strengths, his fuse will shorten exponentially. This is mostly derived from his lone-wolf act and lack of maturity, understanding, and possibly even from a lack of discipline.
For the reason aforementioned, his relentlessness can be as much of a downfall as it is a good thing. He will keep fighting to achieve his goal and not know when to stop so he’s likely to push himself to the breaking point if ever put in that situation. His relentlessness (and obstinate tendencies) can render Cinthos inflexible most of the time. If there's a goal at hand to achieve, there's a fair chance he'll endanger someone: himself, and even his partner.
It's not that he overwhelms from an abundance of people (thoughthat sometimes can be the case), it's simply that Cinthos enjoys the company of no other. Even when he should be bonding with his fighter, this one tends to retreat and play it "solo" when he needs a breather. He likes his space. He needs his solitude. And most importantly: he needs to maintain his sense of individuality.
Nothing seemed to hurt his grandmother more than telling the story about his reject-of-a-mother (his words, no one else's). His mother is probably his main motivation for being as ambitious and reliable as he is, and for his intolerance of quitters and "weaklings" in general. At this point in his life, Cinthos probably doesn't realise this.
While he's not about to get aggressive or violent over having his space invaded, he will move away to show he doesn't appreciate the intrusion. If it persists, he'll verbalise to cut the crap.
It's school. It's a necessary evil. Monotonous work, secrecy, and annoying idiots are involved. Need anything more be said?
...Why chase after the same ball when everyone can have their own ball..? (-Words of a retired monk)
It smells like shit down there. (Gee, wonder why?) If you need to escape the popos, it works but... Avoid them at all costs otherwise.
I’ve never understood them. People. It’s like seeing a figure within the distance; obscured by a wintry mist… they’re unreachable. Even with my grandmother – who had raised me in lieu of my parents – I could not connect. I might’ve been lonely as a child, but I had long since grown accustomed to my independence and solitude. It’s comforting. Like a gentle wave of ocean water lapping against my seated figure… chilly water washing over my shoulders in sudsy translucency in the meantime.
Growing up, I always thought I’d be alone. There was an ambivalent nag of being okay with such a fate, and not being okay. Upon joining Blackwood Academy (which paid for my tuition completely), I learnt why I couldn’t connect with other people, and no: I’m not destined to be alone. On the contrary: I’m fated to be partnered for ‘eternity.’
…Which totally blows.
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