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✓ Ray Herald
  • Male
  • United States

✓ Ray Herald's Friends

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  • ✓ Aiden Hale
  • ✓ Jasmine Lennox
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  • ✓ Felix Morris
  • ✓ Macie Black
  • ✓ Miles Evans
  • ✓ Edward Starhawk
  • ✓ Autumn Murphy
  • ✓ Aaliyah Cole
  • ✓ Dexter Malcom
  • ✓ Nayoung Choi
  • ✓ Sofi Zahara ~Admin~

✓ Ray Herald's Discussions

A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)

Started this discussion. Last reply by ✓ Ray Herald Aug 4. 20 Replies

When opposites attract ( Open to Clara and Ray ) COMPLETED

Started this discussion. Last reply by ✓ Clara Carter Nov 5, 2020. 55 Replies

Saturday night fever ( Open to Ray and Katerina )

Started this discussion. Last reply by ✓ Katrina O'Sullivan Feb 28, 2021. 27 Replies

So it begins ( Open to Ray and Sofi)

Started this discussion. Last reply by ✓ Sofi Zahara ~Admin~ Jan 25, 2021. 19 Replies

Mistaken Identity (Open to Ray Herald and Samira Young

Started this discussion. Last reply by ✓ Nayoung Choi Jan 6, 2020. 3 Replies

One Class Finishes Another begins (Open to Ray and Sofi) [COMPLETED]

Started this discussion. Last reply by ✓ Sofi Zahara ~Admin~ Jan 6, 2020. 15 Replies

 

✓ Ray Herald's Page

Name: Ray Herald

Nicname : Lucky 
Age: 25
Species: Initia (Diversified)
Elements: Fire (+2 to be learned by the player in RP)

In a relationship  with Clara Carter
Face Claim: Max Thieriot

Plot with me

Bio:
Childhood memories for most people would involve toys, sweets and games, but not for Ray. All he could remember was guns, drugs and knives. Growing up as the son of a con artist was no walk in the park. he never had a regular childhood and his father never allowed him to go out anywhere for the threat from his enemies and the police were constantly on their heads.
Ray never had a formal education but he did have his father’s many assistants who taught him how to read and write. he was smart and witty and quickly learned many things. One such assistant was Barney, who used to bring him many books to read and tell him many things so that he would never have to face the world unprepared.

Just after his 7th birthday, when Ray was trying to steal a precious necklace, he experienced a stinging pain on him back and when he looked, to his astonishment, he found a tattoo there. Not knowing what to do, he returned back to his camp confused. Soon, Ray felt himself changing, feeling a kind of energy within him that he had never felt before. He felt drawn to fires and anything that contained the energy that fire did. Ray kept it to himself, doing his best to hide the tattoo from everyone, pushing down his connection with fire, he knew anything he did to make himself different would only put himself in danger. he got good at hiding himself from people, only changing when there was no-one around and ensuring him back was always covered.

By the time he was a teen, Ray had seen too many things that a normal person would never even be able to conceive. he hated his secluded life, without friends and having a family of sorts who only spoke the language of destruction. His father used him in many of his crimes and he knew how to steal, break locks and use guns even before he got to learn things kids normally would, like algebra and writing stories. His father was a terrifying man and the fear of his wrath was what made him agree to help him, plus, like any son, the young male always wanted to impress the man who raised him.

One day when he was polishing the guns, him father came in while he was working, he hadn’t even realized his shirt had ridden up until his father commented on the tattoo in an angered tone, strangely disturbed and concerned by what he saw. Initially, he wouldn’t answer him on why he was so bothered by the tattoo, but after getting drunk one night, he revealed to him that his men had taken him in when he was a child, despite him not being their own. He refused to tell him the details of his adoption but he did mention that the last time he had seen that tattoo was on his biological parents.

It was a shock to his system, learning that the parent who had raised him and taught him wasn’t even his real parent. That there was someone else out there in the world that was. He was filled with emotions but he knew better than to show them in front of his father, he always thought crying was a weakness and something men should never do. Every time Ray did so he would be chastised for it. He began to resent the life he led and consistently started sneaking out when his father was asleep, just to see a glimpse of the world outside of the bubble he had been raised in. He was the son of a con man, so sneaking out never got him caught and every morning he would be in bed as though nothing ever happened.

Now, wanting more than ever to know about his real parents, Ray began questioning the men that had been there that day when he was taken in. Gathering the details, he started visiting areas that they mentioned in an attempt to find his parents. However, weeks went by without any success. He had to be careful about the things he did and said, doing his best not to raise suspicion about what he was trying to do. He stole documents to read, to try and figure out where he came from and what the tattoo was, what it all meant.

One day, as Ray was walking through the village to get tobacco for his father and his men, he heard screams and saw many people running and the place in utter chaos. Walking ahead, he saw an apartment on fire and the firemen trying to rescue people. Wanting to help, he entered the building unnoticed and saw a small girl crying in a corner. The fire was all around him, but strangely Ray felt calm and before he knew what was happening, he could feel himself stop the fire from harming the little girl, he didn’t have much time to take in the revelation that somehow he was able to control fire because he needed to get out of there, he scooped the child up in his arms and was about to run for the door. As he turned his head and his gaze collided with a pair of eyes that were so similar to his own that he was shocked. A man in a firefighter’s costume was studying him intently and without saying a word, he removed his jacket and turned around so he could see the tattoo, the same one he had, on his back.

After everything was sorted out at the site, the man approached him and took him aside to talk, it was clear to him immediately that while he was Initia, he hadn’t been trained properly and had very limited control over him powers, to the point where he was worried for his safety if he went back out into the world. he learned about the fact that he wasn’t actually human, he had been born an Initia, a species capable of controlling the elements though he had never managed to fully tap into him because he’d never been surrounded by people like him. The man, named Samuel, offered to take him to the Eternal City. It had somewhat of a reputation for taking in Initia in need, those who were deprived of the structure in their life.

He knew his father wasn’t going to like it, he’d maintained such control over his life so far that he hadn't even known he was adopted. The lies kept piling up, his father couldn’t produce the adoption records, he wouldn’t give him a straight answer and what happened and it became evident to him that he may have forcibly taken him as payment for one of the many debts he collected from people. he was absolutely devastated by the idea of it all and so he made plans in secret to leave. To leave and go to Evermore City.

he packed up in the middle of the night and waited until his father was asleep before slipping out to the edge of the village where he met with Samuel and they sped away into the night. 48 hours of driving later and they found themselves finally arriving in the outskirts of Evermore city. Ray quickly realized however that he had no idea what he was going to do, he had no money, no real education, no knowledge of what he was and he still didn’t even know where to begin on finding his biological parents. Samuel helped him to get set up in a little apartment on the outskirts of the city and brought him to meet the grandmaster of the Evermore tribe. He was finally given his initiation ceremony and allowed access to his affinity element fire.

And then the thought occurred to him, with control over the fire element he could really make a difference in the firefighting field much like Samuel did. He asked him for help in enrolling in the Evermore firefighting academy along with working at a bar in the evenings for the money he needed to afford him training and to keep living the city. It was hard work, but he realized he wasn’t alone, even after Samuel headed back to his post, he had the Initia community, one that had accepted him with open arms, he had never elements to learn and a whole career hopefully ahead of him. The negativity of his past now left behind, he looked to the future.

Secluded, Socially-Awkward, Cynical 

Heroic, Determined, Bold

Latest Activity


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✓ Ray Herald replied to ✓ Ray Herald's discussion A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)
"Ray smiles as he checked on the fish as he smiled " 10. Minutes on the fish" he watch Clara as he smiled. Slipping away quietly  as he. Places candle holders  with candles as  he smiled more  moving back to the fish as…"
Aug 4

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✓ Clara Carter replied to ✓ Ray Herald's discussion A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)
"Clara's eyes scanned the cavern walls the ashy interior soot and residual carbon leaving its marking. "Must have been kind of dangerous with all the smoke in this inclosed space, maybe that doesn't bother fire initias though,"…"
May 1

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✓ Ray Herald left a comment for Bryen Reed
"Hey Bryen welcome to ECRP"
Apr 24

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✓ Ray Herald replied to ✓ Ray Herald's discussion A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)
"Ray gently took Clara's hand as he lead her gently into the cave  the walls black with smoke  and the ground  covered in ashes " when I first learnt I was fire  initia I came here and well  experimental…"
Apr 13

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✓ Ray Herald left a comment for GeorgeDeVoe
"Hey George welcome  ti the site"
Apr 13

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✓ Clara Carter replied to ✓ Ray Herald's discussion A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)
"It hurt Clara to hear how Ray had had to hide a part of himself for so long, she understood it though, for she had had the same thing, it had always been hard for her to let people close to her but when she'd found out this part of herself, she…"
Mar 27

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✓ Ray Herald replied to ✓ Ray Herald's discussion A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)
"Ray smiled as he nodded opening his other hand as he focused on a flame forming in his palm stopping as he carefully moved it to the fire again “ true we can but it was like I was saying till I cane to evermore I hid this side of me especially…"
Mar 26

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✓ Clara Carter replied to ✓ Ray Herald's discussion A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)
""It's just like magic," Clara replied inclining her head to the tent, a smile tugging at her lips. "It sounds lovely, but I'm pretty sure wherever the tent is the view will be beautiful, it's amazing out here. Do you…"
Mar 20

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✓ Ray Herald replied to ✓ Ray Herald's discussion A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)
"Ray chuckled slightly as he pulled out two flat tents. One was green and the other was yellow. " If you wish we can set up the yellow tent next to the burnt tree. And we will have a perfect view from there all you need to do is flick the tent…"
Mar 12

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✓ Clara Carter replied to ✓ Ray Herald's discussion A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)
"Somehow the lake looked too beautiful to even exist, it looked like something right out of photoshop, someway she was going to have to wrap her head around that view. "It's so beautiful Ray," she mentioned. In her ear, she could hear…"
Oct 18, 2021

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✓ Ray Herald replied to ✓ Ray Herald's discussion A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)
"Ray smiled as he walked into the clearing as he placed his bag down at the log by the fire as he smiled  holding Clara's bag as he smiled,," ok.  Ve Got it if you would like to disengage from your bag and have a lol around "…"
Oct 14, 2021

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✓ Clara Carter replied to ✓ Ray Herald's discussion A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)
"Clara decided to keep an eye out as best as possible but realized Ray probably had a better idea where all the Rs were hidden. "Definitely the "sleeping under the star" part of the trip, I've never really done it before, and I…"
Aug 23, 2021

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✓ Ray Herald replied to ✓ Ray Herald's discussion A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)
"Ray smiled as he walked into the woods keeping at a normal pace with Clara  as long as the R's are on the left we are good" he smiled " what are you looking forward to this weekend "?  he asked questions  they…"
Aug 11, 2021

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✓ Clara Carter replied to ✓ Ray Herald's discussion A night to Remeber (open to Clara & Ray)
"Clara listened to his story intently, Ray didn't talk about his past a lot, and Clara understood why, but every time he did Clara saw little pieces of who he was being placed, though as much as she loved when he opened up to her, she would…"
Jul 28, 2021

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✓ Ray Herald commented on ✓ Sariah Amelie Holloway ~Admin~'s group Summer Activity Check
"Ray Herald   26th July"
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At 15:40 on February 26, 2021,
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✓ Clara Carter
said…

Better late than never baby, 
I love them so much, almost as much as I love you, 
It was a little late to get you something but here's a batch of valentine's day cookies just for you, (just don't eat them all in one sitting) 

Your Love, Clara

At 23:53 on December 27, 2020,
Initia
✓ Clara Carter
said…

Aww Baby, that's so sweet of you,
My gifts were so thoughtful, (the bear was a cute touch and I'll hold onto it forever but it won't mean I'll worry anyless)
And these Ray are for you,

(You had mentioned this was one of your favourites songs)

(And a fresh batch of cookies, because who doesn't like cookies,)
Merry (Belated) Christmas 

With all my love, 
Yours, Clara

At 20:46 on November 11, 2020,
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✓ Clara Carter
said…

Hey Baby, 
I finally wrote our next starter, can't wait to hear from you,
Lots of Love, 
~Clara 
https://eternalcityrp.com/forum/topics/sound-the-alarms-open-to-clara-and-ray 

At 18:56 on October 19, 2020,
Initia
✓ Clara Carter
said…

*Picks up cellphone and types out a text*

Thank you so much for the flowers, I love them, I'm putting them in a vase on the table so every time I walk by I can think of you.

~Clara

At 19:04 on June 12, 2020,
Initia
✓ Clara Carter
said…

It works perfectly, I'll reply to it once we're finished our current thread,
~Clara 

At 23:46 on February 29, 2020,
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✓ Nayoung Choi
said…

Hey Ray,

Sorry this took so long, but I finally have that starter ready for us. Hope it's okay

Click Me

✓ Ray Herald's Blog

Smoke house Mis Haps

Posted on November 13, 2019 at 15:20 0 Comments

Ray sat at his desk as he watched the training officer explain the route of the route that all candidates needed to take as he as finally he heard the words he wanted to hear " suit up and see you outside the smokehouse in 15 minutes " Ray was one of the first out of his seats as he walked towards the locker room as he quickly put on the firefighter uniform that he was given the first day as he grabbed his Helmet as he closed his locker moving towards the mask and oxygen room.

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