posted Dec 22, 2019 4:11:17 GMT
REMIEL CALCIFETAfter spending over half his lifetime in school and amongst royalty, Remiel has finally managed to tear himself away from Galar to pursue his own goals. As an anthropologist for the Devon Corporation, his job has the capacity to take him pretty much anywhere in the Hoenn region on research assignments and other tasks. Additionally, though currently unbeknownst to the Devon Corporation (or anyone else not in the organization, really), Remiel has aligned himself with the newly restructured Team Rocket as a means to accomplish his objectives. His desire to understand the human condition, find true meaning, and ultimately seize control of 'fate' entirely requires many resources.
Aside from his overarching quest, Remiel is a man who actively seeks challenge to learn and grow from it. Thusly, he does not shy away from the idea of someday obtaining enough gym badges to face the league. Furthermore, his disinterest in becoming the head of his royal family isn't as deep-seeded as most who know him might think.
FEELS LIKE YOU'RE MINE
Like a mustang with its blinkers on, it's hard for Remiel to pursue anything other than his goal for power and knowledge. But that doesn't make him immune to friendship. On the contrary, a deep part of him yearns for friendship beyond what he can share with his own Pokémon. Some of his Pokémon sense this, and purposefully go out of their way to steer him towards a potential friend and (at least, briefly) away from his obsession with his grandiose quest.
Even so, it may not be easy befriending such a fellow. He has spent his life up until this point at an academy and university full of royal heirs and the descendants of wealthy tycoons. The few friends he has managed to make and maintain a good standing with (aside from Reagan) have been what most would consider 'pompous assholes'. That being said, many 'common' folk have regarded him exactly as such as well. Though he primarily maintains a rather calm and observant personality, his tenacity and intelligence can often be construed as egotism and pretentiousness when he finally does open up.
In truth, ever since he had chosen to distance himself from his best friend Reagan, Remiel has come to learn the value of a good friend. He can be awkward and off-putting sometimes with people he is genuinely interested in, primarily because he's self-aware of prior perceptions about him. Some qualities potential companions might find admirable about him, however, include his thoughtful insights, passion for self-improvement, and a stalwart personality that persistently keeps true to his own moral compass and sense of justice.
When it comes to family, there aren't many that particularly care for him except for his mother. The potential for a distant cousin or aunt/uncle to warm up to him through experiences in Hoenn, however, is there. Assuming they can look past his status as a pariah of the royal family for 'abandoning' them. There is nothing he particularly dislikes about his lineage or family, despite what most would believe. His desire to involve himself in the maddening politics of royalty is simply nonexistent, and he finds greater purpose in his current objectives than he ever has a son of the Calcifet lineage.
» FRIENDS OPEN
» ACQUAINTANCES OPEN
» FAMILY OPEN
FEELS LIKE I'M YOURS
His unyielding determination and fervor for challenge were the defining characteristics that drew the attention of an undercover Rocket recruiter. Friends and family can be nice, yes, but nothing (at least, currently) will get in the way of his true ambitions and goals. This, of course, can lead to Remiel burning bridges that he feels may need to be burned. And this can (and has) lead to his fair share of enemies and rivalries. It's easy to portray him as an uncaring, cold, and power-hungry manipulator.
Although those who disagree with his methods and/or ideology may find themselves inclined to interrupt his efforts, however, only those who more or less match his skill and cunning qualify to be considered his 'rivals'. So far, this has only included a select few people from the university he graduated from. He's had plenty of ex-friends as well, but has left most of them behind in Galar. There's no doubt that he's bound to make more during his time spent in Hoenn.
After leaving Galar behind and relinquishing his title as heir to the royal family Calcifet, most of his family were happy to be rid of him and vied for his former position with gleeful greed. But, despite his departure, many of them still carry a seething disdain for their relative. It would come to no surprise if any of them, or their associates, who came across him in Hoenn sought to undermine his position even further or belittle him.
Lastly, despite the fact that he keeps his involvement with Team Rocket well-hidden, the potential for conflict between himself and any other organization that would consider themselves part of the 'good' in Hoenn is most certainly there. He is very much a believer in 'breaking a few eggs to make an omelette' and carries himself with an almost blatant disregard for the feelings of others. Any manner of obstacle (be it trainers, Pokémon, or the inanimate) standing in the way of his goals are nothing more than challenges for him to take down or steamroll. His unsanctioned archaeological digs have already drawn the ire of rangers at least once. And his ruthless approach to battling has left more trainers than you can count on both hands disillusioned.
» ENEMIES OPEN
» RIVALS OPEN
» EX-FRIENDS OPEN
» FAMILY OPEN
FEELS LIKE WE'RE LOVERS
It's hard to tell what kind of woman could end up with a person such as Remiel. He's only had but one romantic relationship in his past, and that ended rather bitterly after she demanded she spend more time with her than with his studies. Aside from that, one could say he's flirted with other potential relationships since... but, almost inevitably, one of his characteristic flaws gets in the way of evolving that into something more. With it being years since his last kiss, he's put up a wall to any ideas of romance and focused on himself.
Humans are naturally inclined to love and want to be loved, however. As an anthropologist, he knows this better than most. It is what drives many people to grow and seek a soul-mate to share their splendors with. From a purely scientific standpoint, he could be convinced to try his hand at dating once more. Unfortunately, he finds most people to be 'inadequate' to such a study and the practice pointless. It would only distract him from his difficult goals.
Yet, as much as he would refuse to believe it, that spark of need for companionship remains alive deep within Remiel. It's hard to say when love will cross his path again, or under what circumstances. It's hard to even imagine the personality of the woman love might take its form as. The one he will eventually come to marry could be right under his nose right now, and he wouldn't know. Unlike his other talents and prodigious achievements, Remiel is an asbolute buffoon when it comes to romance. But he's slowly warming up to the idea of breaking down that wall.
One thing is for certain, however: whomever approaches him for such a relationship, be it a one-time date or a fully-fledged girlfriend, will have to deal with his obsession over his work. The person he is right now is entirely dedicated to his cause. Everything else falls second to it, or lower. One could argue that a woman with equal determination for her own cause, one who could swimmingly handle being apart from her lover for long periods of time or even assist him in his endeavors with as much dedication, would be the perfect fit. Then again, it may have the opposite result. And perhaps he would benefit from someone who could simply help him redefine what he truly wants instead.
» EX-GIRLFRIEND OPEN
» FLINGS OPEN
» SWEETHEART OPEN
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