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Name: Cicero
Nicknamed: "Cice"

Age: 3 years and 6 months
Starting age: 1 ½ years

Rank:
:bulletred: Fire Empire Gladiator: Assassin Squad :bulletorange:

Gender:
Male

Species: African Serval (Leptailurus serval)

Physical appearance: Cicero is quite tall, above average for a serval, measuring 32 in (81 cm). He is slender built, and is not particularly strong, but fast and flexible. His neck hair is long and scruffy, and he has a light colored hair tuft. His eyebrows are long, and despite his young age, his eyes tend to have a "tired" look to them as a result of stress and trauma.
Scars: The scar on Cicero's shoulder is from a battle in the coliseums. The hair did not grow back, and the skin is therefore exposed. The small scar on his left front leg happened when he accidentally cut himself on a sharp rock while running.


Traits:


Dominant: Serval spots [AA]; white ear dots [Aa]; large ears [AA]

Recessive: Blue eyes [aa]; lighter colored paws [aa]; dark tail tip [aa]

Carrier: Two toned pelt [Aa] dark hair tuft [Aa]



Instability



Cicero suffers from something similar to PTSD (Post traumatic stress disorder). The reason behind this is the fact that he was taken away from his mother too early, and the solitude and terrors of the coliseums. This has made him slightly unstable. Certain situations that make him feel the way he did in the coliseums can drive him into a frenzy. He is not himself in these moments, and can not be reasoned with until he snaps out of it. He goes into a state of mad rage and pure panic, and can attack the cat who triggered it. Cicero's worst fear has always been to attack and harm someone unintentionally, and he therefore avoid situation he feels can trigger it. This is a part of him that will hopefully go away with the help of time.

In battle



A state of frenzy like described above, is something that will most likely happen during a battle, because it's a typical situation that would act as a trigger. This would be both a good thing and a bad thing. Cicero would attack his opponent without holding back and without thinking of the consequences. He would therefore not back off easily at all, and he would not let rationalization get in his way. This might also be dangerous though, seeing as he theoretically might attack a lion or tiger and end up getting badly hurt himself.





Personality

{ I N S E C U R E } - { S E N S I T I V E } - { F E A R L E S S } -  { P O L I T E } - {G E N T L E }

{ I N S E C U R E }
"No, I'm fine.. I'm sorry I bothered you! I.. I'll get out of your way..."

Cicero is very insecure. He has never been proud of himself in any way. He failed in his day as a coliseum fighter and never had anyone to give him acknowledges or compliments. Cicero is a bit quiet, and most often speaks when spoken to.

---- {3 years of age} Cicero is still insecure and keeps to himself if no one approaches him. He doesn't have that many friends, but is happy about the conversations he has had with the other Empire cats. He feels a little bit better about himself now that he has matured.

{ S E N S I T I V E }
"Did I say something wrong?"

Cicero thinks a lot, and may at times overthink and brood too much. He picks up on looks from others around him and comments they make. He can't brush off stuff easily once it's on his mind. He notices details quickly, and always sees two sides of a case. He has some issues with making decisions, so he prefer other's doing it for him. He has the ability to feel deeply about different things and has empathy for those around him, and will be highly concerned if something is wrong.

{ F E A R L E S S }
"What do you need me to do? Yes, anything!"

Having very few fears, Cicero is very brave. He generally doesn’t fear either death or pain. He got used to the thought of death and learned to ignore the pain in his days as a coliseum fighter. He is not a daredevil of showoff, and doesn’t do dangerous things unless he feels like he has to. Being as fearless as he is, is of great use in battles. He will go on as long as his legs can carry him.

{ P O L I T E }
"It's nice to meet you."

Cicero is very polite, and even though he is not sure about how to act sometimes or what to say in certain situations, he always tries to be and sound as friendly as possible. He does not want a cat to be uncomfortable around him, so he always tries to be as polite as he can.


{G E N T L E }
"It's going to be alright, I promise. I'm always here if you need me."

Apart from his rare aggressive outbursts, Cicero is very gentle. He has much love inside of him. Cicero is a people pleaser, and will do his very best to keep the cats around him happy. Due to his lack of social skills, Cicero can sometimes be a bit naïve. He trusts too easily, making it easier for people to use him. He puts others’ needs in front of his own. All he wants is acceptance. 


 --- {3 years of age} Cicero still hasn't quite found his place in the Fire Empire, even though he has been there for quite awhile now. He loves to help and to feel wanted by the other cats. His lonely past still has a great impact on him and he still feels new to things like friendship and acquaintances. Even though he still would go through fire and ice for his empire and the cats in it, a small part of Cicero is slowly getting more and more used to the thought of more or less live in solitude. This is simply because his social life hasn't improved much and he is too shy to do something himself. He is still very gentle and caring though, and if given the chance, he would be the most loyal, kind and gentle friend, mate or even father.





Biography & History




Biography:


Cicero has been a part of the Fire Empire for nearly two years now. He tries his best to be a good gladiator and and is still adjusting to the Empire life and the tasks within it. Cicero still walks around with a fear of his aggression, even though he hasn't had a incident in a while. He'd hate himself if he hurt someone unintentionally and does his best to avoid getting in a situation that might trigger it.

After receiving training, Cicero has found out that his greatest strength in battles is speed. He is a very fast runner and will use that the best he can. His strength isn't the best, so he'll avoid the fight for as long as he can during a battle. Cicero is as good as completely fearless, which is useful for others around him. The consequences of what may happen if he tries something dangerous doesn't scare him. Even if he doesn't stand a chance, he'll try whatever he can, and hopefully it did something good.


History



The coliseums


Cicero was born in Massilia on October 10th 50 BC. Unlike many of his fellow Empire cats, Cicero’s owners were not wealthy. He was stolen from a breeder and taken away from his mother at very young age. He never received proper training and he never got an armor. But, he was, without preparations, thrown into the coliseum and fought cats that where both bigger and better than him. His battles were never about winning, losing or tactics: It was about survival. The young serval was a poor fighter, and was both knocked out and badly wounded after the battles. His owners had the them stopped before he was killed.

After months with battles like these, Cicero was tired, weak and mentally exhausted. In May 29 BC, at 7 months of age, he decided to escape. He knew he wasn’t going to survive much longer if he stayed. When one of his owners was coming to get him, Cicero bit his hand and ran out an open door as fast he as he could. Terrified of getting caught, he ran until his legs failed him.

Joining the Fire Empire

After being on his own, not knowing where he was, Cicero was found by a patrol from the Fire Empire. He was in a poor condition and received treatment from the healer. He became an official member of the Empires in June. After being let into the Empire, Cicero eventually got an armor from the blacksmith. He received training as an apprentice for a couple of months before he was promoted gladiator. His previous experience in battle made him a quick learner and it did not take him long to learn the skills he needed. Prior to joining, Cicero had never heard of the Empires at all.

Cicero's first year in Fire Empire was a quiet one, and the Empire was affected by the Hunter's attack on the Lightning Empire. It was dark times, and Cicero kept to himself most of the time. He tried his best to fit in and not to stand out. He did what was asked of him. He was present at the Last Full Moon gathering, which was when he first, fully understood just how dangerous the Bounty Hunters are and why they're the enemy. His personal resentment and bitterness towards the Hunters began when they killed Soren, the cat Cicero respected the most. Not only did he feel he owed the Fire Empire everything, but Soren personally.  

The Cold Era

Will be added...






Training, Mentors and Apprentices




Past Mentor(s): None

Current Apprentice: Emil

Past Apprentices: Niam  (Training was never completed)



Other facts



- Cicero dreams about meeting his mother again. He loves her so much and he believes she is alive somewhere. It kills him to know that she might still be alone in Massilia.


- Cicero is more comfortable around bigger cats rather than those who are smaller than him. The reason for this is that larger cats have a bigger chance of winning against him and knock him out, should he ever attack them as a result of his disorder.


- Cicero loves the forests of the Fire Empire. He often go for long walks and hunts, when not given tasks by Andromeda. 

:new: - As an assassin, Cicero would kill without hesitating. However, he would refuse to kill cubs and young, inexperienced apprentices. Even if it was an order. 
 




Family & Relations




Relations:


Mate: None
Crush: None atm.


----- Mother: Female breeder serval whose name Cicero never learned
Life status unknown


----- Father: Unknown male serval
Life status unknown 


Siblings: Unknown

Half siblings: Life status unknown


Relationships

:bulletwhite: = Neutral
:bulletwhite::bulletwhite:  = Unsure of
:bulletblue: = Acquaintance
:bulletblue::bulletblue: = Friend
:bulletgreen: = Close Friend
:bulletgreen::bulletgreen: = Best friend
:bulletyellow: = Attraction
:bulletyellow::bulletyellow: = Crush
:bulletpink: = Love
:bulletred: = Dislike / Anger / Resentment
:bulletred::bulletred: = Hate
:bulletorange: = Family
:bulletorange::bulletorange: = Mate
:bulletblack: = Jealous
:bulletpurple: = Respect
:bulletpurple::bulletpurple: = Admiration
No Star = Past apprentice
:star: Current apprentice

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:skull: Soren

[Entry 01]
:bulletpurple: :bulletpurple: / :bulletpurple: "I remember when I came to the Empires, and I knew nothing of the Empires' way of living. When I met this great leader at my arrival, I had no idea what he was going to do or say. He allowed the Healer to help me and to let me join the ranks of the Fire Empire. I will never forget that and not one day will go by where I am not grateful. His death... Hit us hard... We will never forget him though. I will never forget him."


 Andromeda

[Entry 01]
:bulletpurple: :bulletpurple: / :bulletpurple: "I can't say I know our leader personally, but I respect her with the equal amount of respect I had for Soren. I am still so grateful for being here, therefore whatever she may ask of me, I will do it. Following orders is the the very least I can do."


:skull:  Arlian

[Entry 01]
:bulletwhite: / :bulletblue: "I remember running into Arlian a long time ago.. It was when I first joined the Fire Empire. He seemed really nice.. Time sure flies.. I'm.. I'm sorry he's gone.."


 Valuri

[Entry 01]
:bulletred: / :bulletwhite::bulletwhite:  "Um, well... Valuri is... I just don't get her I guess? She doesn't seem too friendly, but.. I don't know her too well. We run into each other occasionally."


:skull: Niam

[Entry 01]
:bulletwhite: / No Star  "Niam was my first apprentice. He disappeared right after he was appointed to me, and we therefore never got to complete the training. He might still come back, but... I should have done something. I-I should've helped him...  Sator be with you, Niam..."


Zeus

[Entry 01]
:bulletblue: / :bulletpurple: (:bulletblack:)  "Zeus is really nice. He seems outgoing and funny -  everything I am not. Talking to him is easy and he seems understanding. He listens, and makes everyone feel included. He's a nice guy."

[Entry 02]
:bulletgreen: :bulletgreen: / :bulletpurple: "What would I do without Zeus?? This cheetah has become a close friend of mine.. He's got my back, and I've got his. I'd do anything for him. We've talked quite a bit! Sometimes about the past, and sometimes he'll just crack jokes until I'm laughing like crazy. He said the funniest thing the other day, about um, th- nah, I can't tell it the way he can."

[Entry 03]
:bulletgreen: :bulletgreen: / :bulletpurple: Zeus is father! His cubs are born! Can you believe it? My best friend has gotten a family of his own! I went to get him once I heard the cubs were coming, and he seemed so scared at first. When he came outside after and let me meet them, I was.. I just.. I'm their uncle! He said so! I've never been more proud. I know he's going to do a great job raising them with Acacia. Congratulations, buddy."

Acacia

[Entry 01]
:bulletblue: / :bulletpurple:  "Acacia is Zeus' mate, and she's truly a nice cat. I know he loves her and I know they're going to be happy together. I could tell by the way he looked at her when he introduced her to me."

[Entry 02]
:bulletblue: :bulletblue: / :bulletpurple:  "Acacia is a mother now! She's given birth to her and Zeus' cubs! I'm sure she's going to be a great mother. Zeus is one lucky cheetah! She allowed me into the nursery so I could meet the cubs, right after they were born. I'm really grateful for that. It.. It meant a lot to me."

:skull: Arenx

[Entry 01]
:bulletblue: / :bulletblue:  "I met this cub in the forest one day. He had fallen down a hole, but luckily, he wasn't injured. He was really nice and so small. I have never been much around cubs, but it was so.. Easy in a way and nice. He made me remember my own cub-hood and.. Well, it was a good day."

[Entry 02]
:bulletblue: / :bulletblue:  "H-he died.. I can't believe he's gone. He got sick and Andromeda said his name at a gathering among the other deceased. Arenx was someone's son.. Cubs aren't supposed to die. I.. I just.. I can't believe it." 


Aranea

[Entry 01]
:bulletwhite: / :bulletwhite:  "Erm.. I met her at the volunteer patrol.. I asked her if she was alright, she said yes, so I was wrong and yet I had just gone over to her and assumed that she... I felt like an idiot.. No her fault though!" 


Minerva

[Entry 01]
:bulletwhite: / :bulletblue: "Heh, this serval is new around here, and she's nice! Erm, it became a little awkward when I brought up her mentor.. Not my smartest move.. She gave me my first nickname though! When I see her again, I'll do better."


Mirum
[Entry 01] Pending...

Sohnii
[Entry 01] Pending...

Kinza
[Entry 01] Pending...

Allora
[Entry 01] Pending...

Subira
[Entry 01] Pending...


:iconebc-lightning:

N/A

:iconebc-air:


Tiberius
[Entry 01] Pending...

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Pallis

[Entry 01]
:bulletred: / :bulletred: "I watched this jaguar attack Sohnii. He mercilessly attacked an apprentice on our own territory. I.. I  just... I hope I never see him again."


Ikean

[Entry 01]
:bulletred: / :bulletred: "This cat came to the Fire Empire and attacked me. She was the first Bounty Hunter I fought. We both got away, but.. I.. I can't remember the last time I was this angry at anyone."







:new: Empire Statistics:

Empire Points: 119 EP
Empire points in use: 41 out of 50

Stealth: 5
Intelligence: 3
Strength: 5
Defense: 8
Speed: 10
Stamina: 10

Strength: Speed and stamina
Weakness: Physical strength
--- After becoming an assassin, Cicero has gotten more muscles and is stronger than before. His main disadvantage in battles now is his size.  

Cicero's EP tracker






Cicero (c) Jackie-GR 2012 - 2014
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:iconcobu96:
cobu96 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
PFFF, I can't believe I JUST saw what you wrote there :iconlazycryplz:

yeess, I am sooo down with that idea, Zeus needs a  best buddy too! |D

now that I think of it..........he doesn't even have male friends x'D hahahahahaha, all his friends are females so far |D
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Jackie-GR Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really? :la: That's awesome! ^^ I can just imagine them getting along so well! :meow: Cicero needs that too D: Let's make it canon! :dummy:

Random? I think not! ;D Ladies man ftw! Ugh, Cicero need more female friends.  
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cobu96 Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
YUS! LET'S MAKE IT CANON! :iconallofthethingsplz:

LOL, ladies man, haha. Acacia would be piisseeddd |D *shot* pff, Zeus can pass the torch to him so Cicero can be the ladies man now :eyes:*shot*
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Jackie-GR Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WOOOOO!! :squee: 

Ah yes, the bachelor is taken! ;D Such an awesome couple!! <3   Haha, wouldn't that be something? xD  One day maybe! :eyes: Probably not before he's a freakin' senior D:
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annabellethesqueaker Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
So adorable! Such a lovely character!

Tryn: Well hi there!
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Jackie-GR Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much! :dummy:

Cicero: Hi...
(He's a bit shy ;))
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annabellethesqueaker Featured By Owner May 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Np!

Tryn: How're you doing?
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Jackie-GR Featured By Owner May 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cicero: I'm fine, thank you. *short pause* Um.. How about you?
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annabellethesqueaker Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Tryn: Pretty good. How're you liking the empires so far?
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Jackie-GR Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cicero: Well, um, I'm.. Ajusting.. But everyone has bern very welcoming. Eh, yes, what about you? Have you been here for a long time?
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annabellethesqueaker Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Tryn: I haven't been here too long, but it's been a while.
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Jackie-GR Featured By Owner May 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cicero: Oh, ok... Do you like it here?
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:iconwingsandfeathers:
WingsandFeathers Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Student Filmographer
Aww so cute! welcome to the fire empire!
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Jackie-GR Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :la:
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YazukyYuu Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Awww I love him! >w<
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Jackie-GR Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :dummy:
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YazukyYuu Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013  Student Digital Artist
You very welcomee >W<
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WingsandFeathers Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Student Filmographer
aww how cute ^^
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Jackie-GR Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :la:
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That-Dodo Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013
8D :iconshaplz: I love his personality o3o Just love it 8D LOVE IT :iconepiclaplz:
The fact that he's a tad mentally unstable catches my eye too 8D <3 He's adorable in my point of view :la: :la:
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Jackie-GR Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!! :la: I think his personality is my favorite thing about him too :D The fact that he's so sweet and insecure, but still could hurt someone in an agressive outburst ;-;

Thank tou agaiiin!! :la: :la:
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