About Nemenia Faireyes
This diminutive beauty seems almost angelic in her appearance, with overly large blue eyes and hair that is truly the color of spun gold with locks of rainbow hues, lending a child-like innocence to her demeanor. In some odd way, the innocent gaze is in sharp contrast with the delicate beauty of her high cheekbones and rose-red petal shaped mouth, sexualizing her otherwise child-like appearance in a slightly off-putting way. The combination of childlike innocent and sultry seductiveness creates both an illicit allure and a need to protect the cherubic figure.
At just over three feet tall and slender, Nemenia might be taken for a slender little girl, but closer inspection reveals an extremely feminine figure with perfect curves to please the eye.
Nemenia's remarkable beauty in her petite form, combined with a keen intellect and a rapacious desire for power over those around her set her aside from her peers from a very young age. She quickly learned how easy it was to manipulate her peers and adults, especially those of the larger races, who simply couldn't believe that the innocent beauty was capable of the lies and manipulation that always seemed to place Nemenia at an advantage with those around her. Starting with always seeming to have the best clothes, trinkets, and sweets, and eventually including more insidious plays for power, the beautifully cherubic gnome always seemed to get exactly what she desired. Yet, Neminia never quite seemed to cross any line and authority figures seemed to always believe her to be in the right, no matter what dastardly deed she was accused of.
Growing into womanhood made things even worse, as men of all races seemed to fall prey to her manipulations while her female peers curried her favor. Gifts in the form of coins, jewels, and most importantly favors seemed to always find their way to Nemenia and she always seemed to know just how far someone would go on her behalf. Soon, enemies who gained her ire or attempted to turn her in would find themselves intimidated, beaten, or worse, by those trying to curry her favor... and she was simply never held responsible as no one could believe that pretty little Nemenia could do the things she was accused of. Worse, as her beauty became more sexualized with age, she was all to willing to flirt - or more - to gain loyalty or manipulate jealousy, always to her benefit. To further camouflage her nefarious pursuits, she developed minor abilities at healing and singing and shared these gifts freely in public, adding to her image as an innocent healer and artist and a benefit to society at large.
Eventually the game became boring, and she began to expand her influence and try to gain true wealth and power. She eventually overextended herself when tried to take a mark, not knowing that the target was uncle of Aldon Greylock, who finally found the way to bring Nemenia down. Advised by Aldon and aware of Nemenia's tricks, the mark lured her into a trap and exposed her attempt to steal a large tax-payment owed to the crown by false pretenses. The goal was to frame Aldon's uncle as a corrupt tax collector, but Nemenia ended up caught in her own trap. Incontrovertible evidence overcame Nemenia's many charms and excuses, dooming her to a life of hard labor in the salt mines, with little hope to escape.
But Nemenia's charms proved strong and a guard succumbed, she found herself free in the darkest areas of town outside the local prison she had been held. Penniless and desperate she attempted to hide among the riff-raff, disgusted with herself. Sleeping in the shade of a statue waiting until the morn when she would slip out of down, something happened that she didn't understand. She woke briefly with a blinding pain at her neck and the perception of a powerful presence... then she sunk back into blackness. Until the blinding sun of morning awoke her dazzling her with a piercing headache. Disoriented and weak with a ravenous thirst her wits were slowed through as she crawled towards the shadows, trying to escape the searing light. The guards found her and recognized her as an escapee, shackling, hooding and gagging her to prevent her escape before she reached Branderscar, where hope ends.
Gnome bard (sound striker, songhealer) 1 (Pathfinder RPG Ultimate Magic 27, 27)
LE Small humanoid (gnome)
Init +1; Senses darkvision 60 ft.; Perception +5
Skills: Bluff +12 (+13 vs. characters who could be attracted to you), Diplomacy +10 (+11 vs. characters who could be attracted to you), Knowledge (arcana) +4, Knowledge (dungeoneering) +4, Knowledge (engineering) +4, Knowledge (geography) +4, Knowledge (history) +8, Knowledge (local) +8, Knowledge (nature) +4, Knowledge (nobility) +4, Knowledge (planes) +4, Knowledge (religion) +4, Perception +5, Perform (sing) +9, Sense Motive +5, Spellcraft +7, Use Magic Device +9
Aldon Greylock is a pious young half-elf who grew up with Nemenia and knows her true dark side. Aldon spent a good deal of his youth trying to expose Nemenia's childhood plots before they were truly dark in nature. Frustrated by the boy's constant interference, Nemenia set up her vengeance slowly and carefully in hopes that she would teach him to leave her alone.
As Nemenia blossomed into womanhood and her charms changed to include seduction, she began to see her sexuality as a razor-edged weapon allowing her manipulations to reach new bounds. In one of her darkest plans, she manipulated an obsessed paramour into seducing Aldon Gerylock's younger sister into a false relationship. At Nemenia's bidding, the paramour set up Aldon's sister to meet him at a rather shady inn in the roughest area of town to consummate their alleged love. When the young Greylock maiden arrived, Nemenia contacted a local pimp and sold Aldon's sister as a new whore to be broken in. The pimp send a number of toughs into the hotel room to do the deed, while Nemenia alerted Aldon of his sister's plight. The result was the sister brutally raped, beaten and pregnant with Alson badly beaten in an ill-though rescue attempt. Eventually the duped paramour and pimp were charged and convicted of kidnapping and rape, but Nemenia's role in the affair was only ever known to Aldon...