NJO Questions: (Expanded backstory following)
1)How did you discover your force sensitivity?
Zheza had always felt something calling to him just outside of his Den's walls. It was almost like he could feel the breath of something through the burrowed walls, almost like he could hear the heartbeat of other living creatures just out of his reach. However, it wasn't until he escaped his Den that he discovered he felt connected to the living beings on the planet around him, that he could feel and share his emotions with them.
2) Describe a moment where you fell prey to your moral weakness or experienced a tragedy/horror that still haunts you.
On the day of his escape Zhesa was confronted by a guard as he was running along in a Tunnel Worm's new burrow. She approached Zheza to apprehend him, he panicked, he was terrified but something more...He needed to see the outside world. This guard was in the way, because of her he couldn't experience the world he felt calling to him. He screamed and threw his hand up in defense, his fear and anger at the guard caused the Tunnel Worm to stir with his connection to it, angering it as it proceeded to rip apart the guard with its caustic spit and tendrils.
3) How did you come to join the NJO?
Scared to return home Zheza kept running, he stowed away on ship after ship travelling between many different planets. Until one day he felt..almost drawn to a certain ship. This ship was delivering supplies to the Massassi Temple and feeling the Force call to him stronger than ever on this planet Zheza sought to learn the nature of what was always pulling and guidling him.
4) Name one NPC your character has a strong connection with. This could be a family member, a friend, a work contact, or a bitter rival.
For most of Zheza's life, Mirca was one of the guards assigned to his room. She was an older, sterile Selonian who did much to stoke Zheza's curiosity. She would constantly tell him of what she had seen outside of the Den before she was stationed as a guard to him. After his escape she was blamed for his drive of curiosity and was banished from the Den and forced into the life of a Wanderer.
5) [Optional] Describe a pivotal moment in your life where you demonstrated your moral strength despite adversity.
During the two months that Zheza spent stowing away on various ships he was amazed at how these vastly different looking species seemed to communicate and be connected with each other. As he continued with his travelling and hiding, Zheza worked to be close to his unsuspecting crew mates to listen and learn. He would continue to stay close to the crews he stowed away on in his attempts to learn and grasp the simplest understanding of Basic.
Male Selonians lead a simple but sedentary life. All that is expected of them is to live safely in their section of the Den and to help the fertile females to produce offspring. Some males strive for more though, asking for jobs around the Den to feel at some importance besides breeding. However Zheza was different, unbeknownst to him he was born with a connection to the force which connected him to the living beings and planet just outside of his Den's walls.
This young Male wouldn't stop begging for more jobs, looking for anything to get him even a glimpse of this outside world. Eventually this curiosity led to an obsession, he needed to know what this feeling connecting him to things couldn't even see was. Even if it was to the detriment of his Den, Zheza had to leave, he needed to know what was happening outside.
His escape was a messy one that ended in the loss of a guard's life and Zheza's first experience with fear and the darkside. He had connected emotionally for a brief moment with a large Tunnel Worm, he had transposed his fear and anger at this guard blocking his escape to the large beast. This lead to the Worm being agitated and afraid, causing it to violently attack the unsuspecting guard.
Now that he is free to experience the outside world, Zheza has a new, renewed drive now. Feeling the force connect him to the universe, he wants to explore, experience, and learn. He wants to learn just how to be part of this vast open expanse, and see just what his place can be now that his doors are wide open.
Moral Strength: Curiosity
Moral Weakness: Obsession
Zheza is covered in dark blue fur and has the same dark black eyes of his race. He stands short of an average human male at about 1.6 meters tall. Despite being more comfortable travelling and walking on all fours, he tries his hardest to always walk on his hind legs to emulate those around him.