Ailward Guard
✓ Crane Redthorn
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✓ Crane Redthorn's Friends

  • ✓ Castor Lavender
  • ✓ Elias Braelynd
  • ✓ Olivia Ramsay
  • ✓ Seniah Rose
  • ✓ Venetus Ailward
  • ✓ Theodor Dimitreu
  • ✓ Sebastian “Bash” McKinnon
  • ✓ Phoenix Nikolai
  • ✓ Bexley Dumont
  • ✓ Ridley Sommers
  • ✓ Alexandra Elvira Strömberg
  • ✓ Virindeus Ailward
  • ✓ Kane Crawford
  • ✓ Euphemia Wells
  • ✓ Eden Shaw

✓ Crane Redthorn's Discussions

Bit of an Outing (Crane and Sapphire)

Started this discussion. Last reply by ✓ Sapphire Rizzoli 40 minutes ago. 17 Replies

Crane had been out on a mission and then driven insane by Cora's incessant need to break every rule they had in place, sneaking out and keeping him both frustrated and on his toes. Needing a break he…Continue

Big Oops? Or Good Move? [Crane and Cora]

Started this discussion. Last reply by ✓ Crane Redthorn Jul 29. 8 Replies

Crane’s mind was still trying to wrap around what happened. One moment he was half asleep, fighting a nap, then asleep and suddenly he had volunteered for a position no one wanted. Everyone was…Continue

Open Up [Crane and Bex]

Started this discussion. Last reply by ✓ Bexley Dumont Aug 14. 7 Replies

It has been more than a few days since Crane has seem Bexley, she had stopped coming to the manor completely and more often than not was skipping out on her duties as a Guard. The Diviner has been…Continue


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Crane Redthorn

The Basics

Full Name: Crane Redthron
Nicknames: Craner(Bex)
Age: Looks: 30s | Is: 142
Guard Rank: Ailward Guard | Cora Personal Guard
Occupation: Here
Current Residence: Evermore City, Colorado
Hometown: Here
Sexuality: Bisexual
Relationship: Single


Build: Athletic
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 137 lbs
Gender: Male
Hair: Dark Brown
Eyes: Dark Brown
Faceclaim: Blair Redford
Distinguishing Marks:Here
Tattoo: Here


Weapon: Twin Tomahawks
Affinity Color: Sky Blue
Favorite Rune: Here
Positive: Adventurous, open-minded, perceptive & resourceful
Negative: Impulsive, rebellious, stubborn & defensive
Habits: Here
Hobbies: Here
Skilled at: Here


Cora Ailward — Darkness
Venetus Ailward — Realms
Argent Ailward — Light
Aureus Ailward — Time
Aurantia Ailward — Elements
Erythreus Ailward — Death
Malva Ailward — Magic
Virindeus Ailward — Life


Bexley Dumont — Best Friend
Info here


Like all cultures, the Native tribe Crane was born into had a legend of vampiric creatures which feasted on blood, only am to survive at night. The deity of the moon having pity on them while the deity of the sun despised them for the harm and death they caused to those who dwelled in the sunlight. In the middle of the village a large Hawthorn tree grew, the tribe using it’s branches for weapons while allowing a strange weed known as Daystar to grow surrounding the village. The tribe was a mix of humans and what they called skinwalkers who could shift into wolves in order to hunt along with during the full moon.

Crane’s mother was fearless crossing the protective barrier around the village in the dead of night to feel free. The confines of the village something she didn’t appreciate given her natural free spirit which knew no authority. It was during one such night in her late teens when something much darker found her and she understood why the natural protection around the village was so important. The blood was drained from her body to the point of death before the creature gave her it’s blood infused with shadow magic and she went into transition while she slept.

Hunting scouts found her body and believed her to be dead so brought her to the village doctor who examined her body. It was still human but he seemed to sense something darker. She was moved to the most sealed up hut and kept away from everyone for their own safety. Then everything seemed to be so incredibly clear. That was how his mother became a valkyr, the first and only of their tribe. The blood lust something she was taught to control, the tribe accepting her for the gentle natural she still possessed. The skinwalkers and the blood drinkers were meant to be enemies and yet she caught the eyes of the alpha wolf and the two married, accepting the differences of one another.

Crane was the only child to come of such a union and he was a type of being the tribe had never seen before. The sunlight didn’t hurt him as it did his mother and yet he held the strength of both of his parents other than the wolf side which tended to come out during the teenage years. As he grew he was well loved in the tribe but was also adventurous and mischievous which kept everyone in their toes. Despite it being a peaceful village, when he was five the village hunters began to teach him how to track and hunt to try and get rid of some of his excess energy. When that failed to work they began to teach him how to fight which was something he caught on quickly too able to take down grown men twice his size. However his mother having a soft nature wanted him to also try something else violent and had him learn from the village medicine man who was said to be able to call upon spirits and heal. So Crane learned of both fighting and healing and grew to enjoy both.

When he was twelve things began to change. Other settlers began to move into their hunt land and had a distaste for the tribes which called it home. Having never dealt with that sort of hate before he just kept his distance. That all changed the day he and a few others went out on a hunt, they were done well and had a lot to bring back to the village but as they began to get closer a cloud of smoke could be seen. They all dropped the meat they had spent the day hunting to have and ran towards the village which was ablaze including the hut his mother resided in throughout the day in stay safe since her species was vulnerable while the sun was out. There was so much blood and so many bodies of those he knew of those who had taught him and protected him. Hot metal bit through his skin as he and the hunters with him were shot. They were left for dead but the craziest thing happened, Crane didn’t die. When the stars came out and the moon rose he was beginning to heal, slowly but surely.

There was such rage inside of him as he stood and looked over everyone he had ever known. Everything he had ever known and suddenly a voice which sounded much like his mother’s whispered across his mind for him to run. That was when he began to see the light of torches coming his direction. The young man wanted to fight, he knew that he could but he also knew that death was not the answer. His tribe had been peaceful and believed in the strength and energy of both the living and the dead. So he wouldn’t disrespect the dead and their wishes so instead he ran. It seemed liked he ran all night and as the sun began to rise he found himself on the shores of an island the likes of which he had never seen.

People came to greet him and at first Crane was afraid but they talked him down and told him he was safe. That only those with a pure heart and pure intent could even find this place which left him with even more questions which they agreed to answer but first they provided him with a warm meal and a safe place to rest. He have never seen such a place as the one of the Isle and it utterly fascinating to him and he spent days just wandering.

The Ailward Aspects and Ailward Guard were explained to him and after hearing his story they understood how someone so young was able to find the Isle. He had a choice and instead of giving into violence he had picked the high road which lead him here when he had nowhere else to go. They agreed to train him until he turned eighteen when he would have his choosing ceremony for a weapon and then be able to make his choice on if he wanted to join the Guard. Training with the Ailward was nothing like training with his tribe but they taught him strength of body and mind. How to fight as one and also as a unit and when the time for his choosing came he was nervous but ready. He walked through the rows of weapons waiting for one of them to light up and finally the ruins on a set of twin tomahawks began to glow, a weapon he was well acquainted with. Now it would represent him but to Crane it was a reminder of his father, a strong and patient man who he wanted to be like.

That was also the same day he went from being known as Redthorn, the name his tribe had given him, to Crane, taking his given name as his last. Along with taking his oath and becoming a true member of the Guard. The Guard has given his life back meaning and purpose along with giving him a family again each from different species and backgrounds and he felt completely comfortable there.

As a Guard he’s run many missions and helped to bring peace where he could. The Celestials being a rather sore subject for him since he had once deeply cared for one even so far as to say being in love. So when they had been locked away it broke a part of causing him to fall into himself. It took a long time for him to make peace with it even if he understood the reasoning and necessity. Though he did believe there was always another way, what it was he wasn’t sure.

When the Isle fell he was in Evermore on a mission and the news took another devastating toll on him since yet another home and group of people he considered family was ripped away from him. Crane remembered a saying his mother used to use often those which made it easier to handle, life is what you make of it for you cannot change the past, only how you view it. Now both the Ailward and Celestials reside in Evermore along with a peace treaty and he has no idea what will happen next.


Open up - Bexley Dumont
Big oops? or good move? - Cora Ailward
Bit of an Outting - Sapphire Rizzoli
'all the things' design by mistojen - Altered by Siobhan

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At 15:05 on June 28, 2019,
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✓ Sapphire Rizzoli

Thank you for the ice cream Crane! You are a sweet guy!

At 4:30 on March 22, 2019,
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✓ Sapphire Rizzoli

Oh why thank you! *Teasing back* Replying right away ;)

At 4:20 on March 22, 2019,
Ailward Guard
✓ Sapphire Rizzoli
Youre welcome hun! And no rush on the roleplay, I dont mind waiting :)
At 3:00 on March 18, 2019,
Ailward Guard
✓ Sapphire Rizzoli
Happy Birthday!!!!
At 17:42 on March 6, 2019,
Ailward Guard
✓ Bexley Dumont

Only if you add me as your best friend Craner

At 21:30 on March 4, 2019,
Ailward Guard
✓ Sapphire Rizzoli

I would love to plot with you again.  And I am glad you are back. 

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✓ Sapphire Rizzoli replied to ✓ Crane Redthorn's discussion Bit of an Outing (Crane and Sapphire)
"Sapphire looked at him as she then nodded. "Ok." She said as she chuckled when he said that he wouldnt want Cora to think that he talks alot about her to other people. The phoenix continued to pet Akira as she listened to him about riding…"
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✓ Crane Redthorn commented on ✓ Siobhan Leslie ~Admin~'s page Role Information in the group RP Partner Finder
"Name: Crane RedthornSpecies: Ailward GuardFC: Blair RedfordOccupation: Cora's Guard | works at a homeopathic health storeHobbies: Cooking, gardening, homeopathic healingLikes: Nature, animals, herbsDislikes: Small-mindedness, loud people,…"
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✓ Crane Redthorn replied to ✓ Crane Redthorn's discussion Bit of an Outing (Crane and Sapphire)
"Crane wasn’t always the easiest person to get along with and he knew that and truthfully the same could be said of Cora as well. Which was why things were a bit rocky with them. “It’s alright, she and I will figure it out. Besides…"
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✓ Bexley Dumont replied to ✓ Crane Redthorn's discussion Open Up [Crane and Bex]
"There was a reason Bexley and Crane couldn’t quiet one another. They had their share of lonely nights after they had thought they were going to die on a mission. That was the night that Bexley confided in him her past and how she had never…"
Aug 14

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✓ Sapphire Rizzoli replied to ✓ Crane Redthorn's discussion Bit of an Outing (Crane and Sapphire)
"Sapphire listened to Crane as she sighed alittle as she ate some of her ice cream. "Well it might be a slow process for her to know that you are not trying to meddle in her life. Should I talk to her for you?" She asked as she looked at…"
Aug 5

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✓ Crane Redthorn replied to ✓ Crane Redthorn's discussion Bit of an Outing (Crane and Sapphire)
"Crane was used to bickering with Bex since they two had been friends for far too long if he were being honest. He and Cora? Well that was new and still very much a work in progress. “She resents me for volunteering to be her Guard, she…"
Aug 3

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"I confirm I'm active as Crane Redthorn, Ailward Guard. Cora Being Mean Sunshine Being Sweet"
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✓ Sapphire Rizzoli replied to ✓ Crane Redthorn's discussion Bit of an Outing (Crane and Sapphire)
"Sapphire listened as he talked about Cora. Hearing about bickering like siblings made Sapphire chuckle as she smiled at him. "True that it might be easier to force trust on her but she will be resentful if you did that. How about explaining to…"
Jul 30

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✓ Crane Redthorn and ✓ Olivia Ramsay are now friends
Jul 30

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✓ Crane Redthorn replied to ✓ Crane Redthorn's discussion Big Oops? Or Good Move? [Crane and Cora]
"Crane had spent the majority of his life living with the Ailwards, learning about the duties of a Guard and learning about the Aspects, their abilities and their purpose. It had been a lot for a kid to take in but then again he was a dhampir and his…"
Jul 29

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✓ Crane Redthorn replied to ✓ Crane Redthorn's discussion Bit of an Outing (Crane and Sapphire)
"After sitting down he stuck his spoon into his ice cream and scooped out a good amount before sliding it into his mouth as he listened to Sapphire talk. He was sure that she was right, after all Cora seemed to currently view him as a bit of a…"
Jul 29

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✓ Crane Redthorn is now friends with ✓ Seniah Rose and ✓ Elias Braelynd
Jul 15

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✓ Cora Ailward replied to ✓ Crane Redthorn's discussion Big Oops? Or Good Move? [Crane and Cora]
"One thing that she’s always loved and enjoyed was her freedom, well as much freedom as she was able to have. Still sticking with her loyalties and ties to her siblings and all the other Ailwards. One of the downsides to being an Ailward Aspect…"
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