Amar (a·mär) m. (India).
Meaning: "Immortality" in Sanskrit
Symbol: The cross of infinity, symbol for eternity.
Ranking: Amar holds the coveted position of King Sirus right hand in his “Inner Circle”. His spiritual relationship with Chalmecacihuilt, goddess of the underworld, along with his mastery of sacrificial ceremony has given him this prestigious position.
Amar was born in India into a wealthy, aristocratic Indian family. As an only child, he was adorned in the most exquisite silks and jewels by his doting parents. From birth, his future as a royal of Indian society was assumed and cultivated. At age three he began rigorous schooling in the arts of manners and proper etiquette. His demeanor and gestures were so precise and graceful as to be mesmerizing. A beautiful child with skin the color of bronze, by age five, Amar could walk into any room and totally captivate an audience.
Shortly before his seventh birthday, Amar was walking in his families’ courtyards amongst the many exotic plants and flowers. Even surrounded by nature’s elegance, Amar stood out as a unique treasure. A wealthy South American trader, who had come to India in pursuit of spices and jewelry, became instantly obsessed with the boy as he watched him from afar. Certain that he could exploit Amar’s beauty for wealth and power, he made a daring incursion into the gardens and kidnapped the child. Amar would never see his parents again.
Amar’s journey was long and dark as he was hidden in the cargo bay of the man’s ship. For months, his only interaction with another human was when the trader would come below to sparingly feed him, stare at him, and gloat over the prize that he knew would captivate and enthrall the gods of the South American Indians. Greater riches and power would soon follow. Of this the trader was certain.
After intense bidding, Amar was sold for an exorbitant price to the king of a powerful tribe in Central America. Although originally intended as a sacrificial offering to their gods, they marveled at Amar’s impeccable dress and breeding and instead turned him over to the king’s women because of his effeminate characteristics.
Amar quickly distinguished himself by preparing and dressing the victims of the sacrificial ceremonies. The tribe’s prosperity grew since his arrival, and the king took particular note of Amar’s exquisitely presented offerings, thereby, postponing Amar’s sacrifice indefinitely.
Amar devoted himself to the study of the Aztec/Mayan gods of the underworld. The Indians respected his homage to their culture and soon the tribal priests began to pass onto him the sacred secrets that were kept from the outside world. As his knowledge increased, Amar cultivated his growing connection to their gods.
The goddess and spirit of the underworld, Mictlan, was Chalmecacihuilt (Kal•meca•kahilt). Chalmecacihuilt was stirred by Amar’s devotion, but embarrassed and fearful of her attraction to the beauty and form of one who was merely flesh and blood. She would be the one to grant Amar the immortality that the tribe sought but only if he remained loyal and celibate to only her for the rest of his natural life. Amar was now the closest connection to the dark lords that the Indians revered as gods.
In commemoration of his high ranking status, the tribe’s king presented Amar with a special dagger made of fine gold and silver that was a gift from their gods. Embedded within its handle was a special orb, serving as a direct gateway to goddess Chalmecacihuilt. She had granted Amar a power that not only channeled her spirit, but her sensuality as well. It was this bond by which she would look at Amar and have her beauty revealed to him. If angered, Amar could unleash deadly powers through the dagger's’ orb that were harnessed by the goddess herself. With this dagger, Amar would begin performing the sacrificial ceremonies himself.
Amar’s exalted position attracted the fury of Chalmecatl (Kal•me•katl), god of the Underworld. He was repulsed by the attraction of a Goddess to a human. She was allowed to protect Amar, but her actions caused Chalmecatl to limit her powers. This restraint was the obstacle that kept Amar from achieving what he felt he deserved...to become a God himself. Chalmecatl bides his time as he seeks for a way to destroy Amar.
King Sirus knew of the legendary powers and skills of Amar. He envied Amar’s spiritual connection to the gods and his extrinsic relationship with Chalmecacihuilt but was challenged by the conflict with Chalmecatl. Still, Sirus was confident that he could win the acceptance of Chalmecatl and offered Amar a seat within his Inner Circle and to join him in his Campaign of Destruction.
Inner Circle: Amar’s powers and relationship with the goddess Chalmecacihuilt are vital to the inner circle. He adorns, prepares and performs the sacrificial ceremonies during the common rituals. Amar’s immaculate offerings delight the goddess Chalmecacihuilt, thus strengthening Sirus’s plea for immortality. Though Sirus values the mutual admiration that they share, he remains cautious of Amar’s connection to the dark lords, second only to Sirus’. Amar’s personal quest for his own God-like powers is a continual source of conflict between himself, Sirus, and the other disciples.
Specialties: Dressing and adorning the sacrifice to an impeccable state before performing a ceremonial sacrifice by which he can surgically remove the subjects heart while still beating.
Fetishes: His undying quest to preserve his own youth and beauty. Amar sent for subjects, often very young to be used in his experiments held in his personal chambers. He drank the blood of his victims and mummified them afterwards with various techniques in study of preservation and slowing down the process of decay.
Immortal Curse as a KillerPumpkin: Plaguing the world with the never ending wish to be young forever. Vanity stricken! An endless and hopeless pursuit of understanding mortality, growing old and that we must die. What Amar could not have, no one would, ageless beauty!
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