Nikotiemus is refined and regal in his demeanor, proud and sophisticated. He is also completely deaf, and so his nonverbal means of communication can make him seem aloof or withdrawn. He communicates through a combination of sign language and/or telepathic speech, but despite being deaf, he is keenly perceptive to the vibrations of sounds around him. He has, in a sense, developed an ear for this, and has become quite a prodigal musician due to his unique ability to craft sound based on the vibrations it creates. Music is his greatest skill and certainly one of his greatest interests, but in general, he finds himself incredibly bored with the stuffiness of nobles, and is more intrigued by those who act outside of such molds. This is probably why he's so drawn to Arseni, who is perhaps the rudest person in existence. He finds that to be a breath of fresh air, and endlessly entertaining.
Pronunciation nick - oh - TEE - muss
Class Bard, Sorcerer
Subclass College of Glamour Bard
Subclass Aberrant Mind Sorcerer
- In any outfit (existing or otherwise) that suits him
Nikotiemus, unlike most changelings, does not actually take the appearance of another creature. Instead, he lives his life in his "true" form, having who and what he is clearly on display, and using his changeling abilities for minor cosmetic things, such as eye color. Because of this, his appearance is quite simple: alabaster white skin and straight, spidersilk hair of the same color, with glacial blue eyes. He has a tall, slender frame, and dresses pristinely, as he is a nobleman and enjoys his finery, typically wearing colors on the white, silver, grey, and blue spectrums. Not depicted in the visuals: His hair is perfectly straight and falls to about his waist.
Despite being polar opposites, Nikotiemus has taken a deep liking to the little angry tiefling. His brazen informality is something Niko finds refreshing and entertaining--even scandalous at times. Through several twists and turns of interactions, he seems to have earned not only the tiefling's trust, but his unwavering loyalty. Shortly after meeting him, he invited the (homeless) man to come live with him in his very nice home. They have been unlikely friends, roommates, and even fuckbuddies ever since.
Owner: Dakota - I host my bestie's characters on this account with his permission; I love seeing art of them, too!