Finally figured out how to get my party to slow down on trying to EVERYTHING all at the same time.
Gave one of them a parrot as a result of a failed Recruit Supporters check. The whole party then spent most of the day casting spell after spell trying to work out the parrot's alignment, what its Intelligence was, whether it was thinking, what language it was every now and then repeating phrases from...
I am afraid I don't see any mention of Rexus being averse to his birth name. To the contrary, I infer that he would be very open about his time as a girl and his younger identity.
I'm quite open about being trans, that doesn't make it in any way okay to bring up my deadname. Most of the trans people I know who've changed their names feel similarly, regardless of how stealth they are.
There are exceptions, because there always are, but I'm basing a lot of that aspect of Rexus on my own experiences.
Well I wasn't expecting the Shelynite Inquisitor to pop over to Shadowsquare with a cake for the Kuthite High Priestess. Inquisitor had heard that the Nidalese embassy had cleared out, and thought that Aluceda might need a bit of company in case she was feeling abandoned.