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Gilroy Grayhope

Nobody ever got rich by being honest.

Social Rank: 8
Concept: Definitely not a con man
Fealty: Crownsworn
Family: Grayhope
Gender: Male
Age: 26
Religion: Pantheon
Vocation: Huckster
Height: 6'0"
Hair Color: Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Skintone: Olive

Description: Gilroy is a good looking enough guy, with the brown hair and the blue eyes and the cheekbones and the shrewd expression, though something about him just looks sketchy as hell. Smiles come easily, though they don't often last long. Of average height, he's got the languid grace of someone exceptionally at home in their own selves, but the twitchy demeanor of a guy who doesn't like standing still for long.

Personality: Gilroy Grayhope is engaging, friendly and convivial. Always smiling, always with a joke, so damn friendly one might miss that he has no friends. He doesn't let people getting close, cutting them off entirely if they do. But for everyone else? Gilroy's a man with an answer for everything, a story for every situation and a lie for every question.

Background: What's there to know? Drifters come into the city of Arx all the time. Especially handsome, charming, troublesome drifters. Claims to be a distant Grayhope cousin from somewhere out west, or maybe south? Certainly looks Lycene, but his accent is as neutral as it gets. Says he's come to the city to strike it rich, but hasn't really explained how that's going to work. Guy doesn't have the hands of a crafter, doesn't have the bearing of a courtier or the anything for hard work. Other than that? If there's a story to tell, he's not telling it. But you know how the Lowers are. People show up every day and not all of them are interesting enough to even have a story. Sometimes they've come here to start one.

Name Summary
Adora Stupid, overly chatty, and annoying. Like everything I hate rolled into one guy that won't shut up. I violently dislike him.
Aella I liked how he insulted other people. He better not insult me when I'm not with him, though.
Aethan A Grayhope. Seems similar to the rest of the family.
Agostino A courageous man, to be sure. And generous with the spoils of his labor.
Ajax He seems like a silk prat. Heard he was decent at throwin' knifes or some shit. Oh, well. Maybe he'll have work.
Alarissa Who? A very foregetable Grayhope.
Alessandro My second favorite Grayhope -- though first, I believe, in terms of having to keep an eye on my silver when he is around.
Alrec I have seen this man around town and reminds me of me. Who's his mother again?
Amari He doesn't seem so bad, for a turtle-slapper.
Andry Is he doomed? Probably
Arthen Sometimes you meet a man you can just tell is goin' places. This guy you can tell is goin' to dinner. Ain't that just the fanciest fork and knife set some eyes have ever seen? Remember that name, Gildroy. He's goin' places.
Auda Another Greyhope, and yet another that seems to like a good afternoon of drinking too much. My kind of guy!
Avary Insolent beyond all reason and without the luxury of self-inspection. Takes any mild critique as a personal affront.
Beatrice The finest dressed, most eloquent hedgehog of my acquaintance.
Bliss Who? Oh, Gilroy Grayhope. He seems to want to make a point out of being noticeable and different and entertaining, but I really see little reason to care right now. As far as I can tell, he is mostly just hot air.
Caith Oh! What a wonderful heart he has! So charitable and giving! Just knowing that he is in the world, doing good, well! It makes my soul burst with happiness!
Calandra Seems like a nice fellow, with a sharp wit and a devotion to family.
Carmen Impossibly quick-witted and dryly funny. I don't know if he even has a trade, but the odds are that it's 1) not entertainment and 2) a missed calling.
Caspian Diamondplate silverware AND delishious chicken?! My new best friend!
Clover Was that... a diamondplate /fork/? This is surely a very rich man.
Daniella I think he only wants to set me on fire as part of a proletariat uprising a little tiny bit.
Delilah This one is bold as brass, sharp as a tack, and possibly one of the more disreputable gentlemen I've met who still manages somehow to be absolutely amusing. Though no one I would trust further than I can throw him. About a foot.
Domonico He seems to genuinely be concerned for the well being of others. Commendable
Draven Snide! Rude! Unkind! He fits with the Compact! Very Compacty!
Elgana I heard of this one long before I met him. Lives up to his reputation and that isn't at all a bad thing! It was enjoyable listening to him to compete with the others in my sister's game.
Evaristo I truly enjoy that dry humor. It goes so well off my own sense of humor. A Grayhope too - I look forward to seeing him in action. Perhaps we'll work together on something sometime.
Fatima He's at least the second Grayhope I've met suspiciously decked in pyreweave. Somehow I feel there's business we could do together, even if he's shy of admitting it!
Faye Lenosian Grayhopes? Is that a thing? Still, he seems like a pleasant man, with some creative ideas about attending to historic figures. I wouldn't mind speaking with him again.
Fiora He was better when he he moved the coins around fast.
Galen I've never launched a pirate raid over cutlery before but never say never...
Gianna Ambition will take you far in Arx.
Grazia A very polite Grayhope with a sense of style and good taste in beverages.
Gregory A man who seems pleased with himself, and of whom I am instantly wary. Maybe it is the casual use of miracle and claiming to cure all ills. I am no mercy, but he seems one to be wary of. None the less, I feel that he is one who will find Skald's favour
Gretchen Did we just become best friends?
Gwenna Master Gilroy Grayhope attended the reception and was a man and character hard to miss. As well, he has the most exquisite cutlery set I have ever seen. I simply have to find out where he came by it!
Harlex Good at darts. Tried to act like he wasn't. Thought it mighty funny myself.
Helena Quite witty and quite at ease in a room full of royalty -- hopefully that ease doesn't get him in too much trouble.
Helle He'll probably kill me with his tonic. Probably. But at least he's not honest about it. It's nice to see someone lie unapologetically. It means they're not a tree.
Ian I'm pretty sure Magpie didn't send him, but it was a lot of fun watching him try to dodge snowballs.
Jeffeth He said a mean thing to Adora. I can't tell if she's going to try to kill him or kiss him. Mean people are so weird.
Jennyva Far more smooth and well spoken than I am. Has an adorable pin with a Queen and weasel - it's just as endearing as him!
Joscelin A ... Grayhope? Truly? And so very polite, and why haven't I met him before?
Josephine Grayhopes. Well. That's enough said on that.
Juniper He seems a perfectly clever and thoughtful fellow! Anyone related to Legate Aureth must be good people... right?
Kaia What a mean yet amusing man!
Kaldur I have the distinct impression that he could kick a chair back and balance on two legs.
Kenna I'm pretty sure he was trying to scam a potential patron... which kinda makes me want to be his patron. I know, it doesn't make sense.
Leif Smart mouthed, but I think in a good way.
Liara He is probably Gilroy Grayhope and he probably does something or another, judging by his introductions. A merchant of some fashion seems the most likely thing.
Lore Perceptive and well-informed.
Lorenzo What an exceptional bit of cutlery he carries. One day I hope he will tell me the story of it.
Lou Another Grayhope. It was fun to debate with him the wonders of the world, and the various other things that might be out there, and whether they might be friend or foe.
Lucita Bold, skillful in unexpected ways, a touch of whimsy perhaps. He wore his prize at an event, a woman's gown!
Lycoris Cheeky and determined. Must be very popular with the Lords and Ladies.
Martino Comfortable at the bar of the Black Fox and able of holding good conversation
Melody Friendly and playful; the best combination for something fun. Definitely not a bear.
Meriah Ah, a Grayhope through and through.
Miella Good with his hands, definitely not local, but somehow still such a Grayhope
Miranda This one's a character! Charming, certainly, and likely to prove quite entertaining. I wonder, does he have a serious side? Perish the thought!
Norwood Well, he doesn't seem to be at all afraid of voicing his opinions.
Nuala I've never seen a man able to make a smile look like something he's about to slit your purse and cut your throat with. All rather exciting really. As long as he stays over there.
Nurie Oh the joy of being part of providing a handsome man with his very first gown! Perhaps with his fine example and charm he will inspire others to follow suit!
Oswyn It's always wise to bring snacks to large meetings, and it's kind to share them.
Ouida Irreverent and sharp of tongue. Of course, this means an excellent tablemate at a long gathering. Seems to have his wits about him, when it comes to curiousity and desire to get up close to supernatural things.
Petal Seems like an okay man. Gave his hat to Adora! Seems friendly. I am sure there is more to him than meets the eye.
Reese Magpie is famous for being related to him! He seems to be a bit on the impish side. Clearly talked to Issy. He seems to be an okay man.
Renata Seems a bit of a chancer, but he's welcome to come back and sleep on the benches whenever he wishes.
Rendyl A coward in training with the high ambitions of harming more honorable men. At least he's funny about it.
Rinel I wonder why he didn't wait for his lover to get out of prison...
River Interesting and snarky in equal measure. Too bad he has a stick up his ass.
Rukhnis A man with a highly irreverent demeanor, yet he seems dedicated to his work. And brave. If nothing else, most surely that.
Rysen Not the most virtuous fellow, but clever and amusing as any man I've ever met.
Sabella Gregarious and clever, he seems like he's ready to take on the city! Though I'm still not exactly sure what he's selling, I know it'll be great!
Sabine I think there must be some gods who properly appreciate an opportunist.
Saoirse Replied to a job offer from the Crown with the word "what" and then interrupted a meeting. Not impressive thus far!
Selene He has a healthy appreciation for the benefits of fireweave and worrisome treatment of orphans. A cynic with sardonic humor, but it's enlivening to see he has an appreciation for it. Plus, he saw Mirella's writing has such talent, and she does.
Sophie What a peculiar gentleman. I will certainly make it a point to meet with him again at a later date. After all, he seems knowledgable in the area of herbs and apothecary. The Mercies can always use input into new uses for herbs we already know.
Sorrel He's a bit crass. A bit crude. But he's got style and a set of diamondplate cutlery to set him apart.
Sparte Saw him at the Spirits when someone had invited me there on my break to talk riddles. He didn't really have much to say in all of that, but he got on well with Miss Petal. That tends to be a sign of good character, hopefully I get to meet him properly next time.
Thorvald Like many of the youths these days, he lacks respect. I hope he will learn to have a care for the things people believe in before he has to have the lesson drubbed into him.
Tris I didn't take him for an actor but he hides more talent than he lets on. Not sure I'm the one to test the depth of that well.
Valenzo Bit of a squirrel, ain't he? But a new forever bosom buddy nonetheless!
Vanora He certainly seems amusing, and if he is as wonderful as Countess Carita says, she is blessed indeed to have him in her service.
Venturo A man who knows how to sway a crowd, from all I've heard, and he lives up to it in person.
Willow Squirrely as hell. Not remotely trustworthy, but pretty amusing if not taken seriously.
Zeriax Silent the fox walks, sharpened teeth and tongue with laughter it his wake, so sure of what he stalks.