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Milizia: Locke N. Loden by hen-tie Milizia: Locke N. Loden by hen-tie
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CHARACTER APPLICATION


FULL NAME : Locke Nanquil Loden

DIVISION : Intel

CLASS : Freshman

AGE : 20

BIRTHDAY : August 3

HEIGHT : 5'9" ft or 175 cm

WEIGHT : 60 kg or 132 lbs

NATIONALITY : Filipino

STATS :
    STR 1
    AGI 2
    VIT 0
    INT 3
    DEX 3
    DEF 1

LIKES :
  • Family
  • His scarf and pins
  • Cute girls particularly those foreign to him
  • Siesta
  • Beaches
  • Seafood
  • Filipino food (particularly "sinigang", a stew)

DISLIKES :
  • People noticing he has different colored eyes
  • Wasting food and money
  • Cold climate
  • Snow
  • More snow...

PERSONALITY:
Locke is an overall overly nice guy who has a humble and aloof disposition, able to adapt to different people and environments. Despite his friendly demeanor, he's often mistaken as an anti-social and/or delinquent thanks to his looks upon first impression. He's pretty straightforward and honest with his feelings as well, making it difficult for him to lie. Rather than say anything that would put himself into trouble, he'll stay quiet and keep his thoughts to himself especially when he meets people he cannot relate to or understand. Because there are many things he couldn't understand, he's very interested in trying to understand the culture of others, having only known his own and rarely did he meet foreigners other than his father. Thanks to his ignorance of the "outside" world, he's easily amused even by the most simple of things. When at a loss on what to do, he sometimes takes reference from situations found in those cheesy local television dramas he was forced to watch with his mom and sisters - but thanks to them, he also developed a strong sense of respect for women. Such situations that would call for such desperate measures would be things like how to work certain gadgets or how to talk to girls.

Not that he is laid back, he tends to be late a lot especially when it's early morning exercises or anything scheduled after siesta (an afternoon rest or nap that's somewhat a Filipino tradition). Even though he may seem too carefree and naive most of the time, Locke is very mindful and observant of everything happening around him, making him able to learn things very quickly even at first glance. Other than being a quick learner, he has a number of notable talents such as cooking, cleaning, budgeting money, taking care of kids, and being like a mom sometimes.

BIOGRAPHY :
Locke was raised in a family of six, the eldest son with three younger sisters. They live in one of the largest provinces in the Philippines, Palawan, which is home to one of the largest fishery districts thanks to its strategic coastline. His mom was a humble Filipina fish vendor in the market while his dad was an American soldier serving overseas, the two meeting decades before when the dad was part of a military exercise that took place in the island. He had a pretty normal life - not luxurious, but he was happy. His father usually came home once every six months, so his time home was scarce - but as his only son, he spent most of his time with Locke. He taught him how to speak and read in English, and even use a gun secretly somewhere within the vast stretch of forests. His father was so proud, seeing Locke's potential as a marksman; the boy was able to hit a faraway target accurately without needing the scope. A sharp eye ran in the Loden family and Locke's father was overjoyed with his abilities.

One year, his father suddenly stopped returning home. Fearing him dead, Locke’s mom was too grief-stricken to continue work. She spun deep into depression, and was almost unable to care for herself. Locke knew they couldn't go on like this with the little money they were receiving. He was forced to quit school when he was in his senior year at high school. He took over his mom’s job at their small stall at the market while trying to care for the rest of the family, even needing to take his baby sister with him to the fish market. At times, his concerned neighbors who were like family would help him by babysitting every now and then.

Locke had to mature rapidly at the ripe age of seventeen; he was teaching himself how to cook, learning how to care for his sisters, and do every other chore needed at home. Despite being converted to holding up both the roles of a mother and father, he never held it against his mom and wished for her recovery. Thankfully his mom recovered from her depression after a long and arduous year, finally returning to her job at the market. Locke continued his studies but kept some of his part-time jobs to sustain their lifestyle and provide for the family. Life was normal again, and he graduated from high school safely.

Coming back from a late-night shift, he came home to his mother being harassed by a strange group of people demanding money from them. He could tell they were foreigners from their looks and accent especially from the strange language they were using when talking among themselves. They claimed that his father recently borrowed two million pesos (~$40 000) but hadn't paid them back. This came as a shock to Locke and his family, as his father was supposedly missing for more than a year now. Afraid that they would take one of his sisters as compensation or even kill them, Locke persuaded them that he would work to pay their debts; it was a promise that he would come to severely regret.

Forcefully taken and hired, he discovered that these people came from an organization overseas which profits by dealing in military information and probably many other things he wasn't aware of. The organization sent Locke to Milizia as something of a spy, even paying his school fee to get him to pose as a regular student. He didn't understand why these people would go as far as to bother enrolling him but he kept in mind he was doing this for the sake of his family's safety back in the Philippines, Locke's job now is to report back to the organization and stay under the radar.

OTHER :
  • Locke has very sharp vision, enabling him to see things clearly even at a distance.
  • He just wears glasses without graded lenses to appear more intelligent.
  • When he doesn't know someone's name, out of habit he tends to call people who seem older than him kuya (brother), ate (sister), manang (older sister), or manong (old man older brother).
  • To catch someone else's attention, he says "hoy" or "pssst" which for him is the equivalent of "hey". This habit of his tends to annoy others especially foreigners.
  • Instead of saying "yes", he sometimes says po/opo (words that are generally used when addressing elders or superiors, which also denotes a high level of respect).
  • He's quite good and fast in assembling rifles
  • The pins on his scarf were given by his younger sisters.
  • The symbols on the pins are a heart (pink), clover (green), and wing (blue).
  • Locke's scarf once belonged to his dad and was "repaired" by his mom. She has awesome sewing skillz



I drew him the day before, during, and after my birthday. :iconpapmingplz:
Totally not in too many groups///shot


Oh and thanks for the lovely comments, I'll try to find the time to reply to them personally. :iconlazepoolplz:
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:iconthecresantmoonwolf:
TheCresantMoonWolf Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
okay its official.. I have a crush on Locke
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:iconfoxmaiden04:
FoxMaiden04 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
*faints* omg he has the same birthday as me!!! XXDDD
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:iconyu-chyan:
Yu-chyan Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Student Digital Artist
my god!
he. . .  IS WAY TOO SEXY~!!! 

great job! Q u Q)b


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kazutan Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2013
Hi Locke omg he's so cute with his mommy-like personality and talents :icontuzkiblushplz: /smacked
sjhflaw and hehehe new roomies * 3 * //// hopefully our sons can get along well!
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Haha really? Thank you and lmao. He lacks manry that's what. :iconmanlytearsplz::iconsparklesplz://srapped

You have a cute son too and I hope they get along as well. ; 7 ; <333
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:icondylanyo123:
Dylanyo123 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2012
Ah so thats how you spell sinigang

Been eating that dish for most of my life and i didn't even bother to ask how it is spelled
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Student Digital Artist
PFFFT- this comment made me laugh for some reason. x'D

But yeah... at one point I didn't know what the spelling was either. :iconmingteatimeplz:
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:icondylanyo123:
Dylanyo123 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013
My situation exactly
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:iconhenshin-ikeda:
Henshin-Ikeda Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2012
I really like this character My1Heaven :)
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:iconthecrazygreek:
TheCrazyGreek Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Dayuum XD
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:iconohmygob:
OhMyGob Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
He's hot
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:iconanimedumbass:
AnimeDumbass Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
.......... SO GOOD...! :iconuguufaceplz::heart:
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:iconnuttyjigs:
nuttyjigs Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
SHET SHET SHET :iconbleedrainbowplz:

All the Pinoy pros with adorable charas dsjgbishdfdhgbjfgbj this is the best group to stalk ever dsfjgsdjgbsdgbdxf
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
LMAO

glad you think so. x'3
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:iconcapumuffin:
CapuMuffin Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'M SCREAMING BECAUSE WOW WHAT A CUTTTTIEEEEEE come here bby :iconpapcryplz: //bricked I HOPE WE CAN RP SOMETIME because AWLRKWJER PRECIOUS BABY
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
LMAO- x'D

I hope so too and I look forward to meeting your adorable girl. ;7; b
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:iconmochiwadaisuki:
MochiWaDaisuki Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
fmdngs,.hHKJDFHALK HI BOOTIFUL CHARACTER///////
:iconexcitedblushplz: omigod he's a spy ffffff-
If you don't mind I hope we can rp sometime!
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
pfft- x'D

I look forward to rping with u. ;7;/
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:icontsandere:
tsandere Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
He is just so cool :iconloveloveplz: let's rp some time :)
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
mlakwjw thank you. congrats in making it in too and of course! I look forward to it. ;7;
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:iconfaiell:
Faiell Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Student Digital Artist
ahhh HI HEAVEN I DIDN'T KNOW YOU WERE JOINING
HE'S SO BEAUTIFULLL AHHH//
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
HEY FAIII~ I didn't know you were in mz till now lmao. :iconpapmingplz://shot
thank you and your baby is really adorable and charming. >v<
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:iconfaiell:
Faiell Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Student Digital Artist
AND WE ARE ROOMMATES NOW YAY!!!
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Student Digital Artist
LOL YAY~ My derpy awkward babu has a hawt and smexy tsun tsun roommate. :iconletmehugyouplz:
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CelesteBlue Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
HELL YEAH INTEL :iconsparklesplz::iconsparklesplz::iconsparklesplz::iconsparklesplz::iconsparklesplz:
Man he looks freaking hot ahhhh *A* Hope to be able to RP with him!! >v< he sounds like such a nice guy heee~
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
LOLYEAH INTEL :iconlazyroseplz::iconsparklesplz:

andawkjd thank you. I'm happy you think so. I look forward to rp with your adorable girl. ;v;
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:iconcelesteblue:
CelesteBlue Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012
:iconlazyroseplz::iconsparklesplz::iconsparklesplz::iconsparklesplz:

Hnnnng yay~ ; v ; How do you normally RP, may I ask? Notes? Comments? MSN/Skype? o 7 o
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Well, I'm a chat-based rper but as of the moment, I'm gonna just pop up rarely for the next two weeks since I'm having final exams.

Comments get lost in my inbox so... uhh... x'D
Notes are fine although it takes me a lot longer to reply. :iconpapcryplz:
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:iconaimeetanscorpio:
aimeetanscorpio Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Student Digital Artist
:iconreactionplz:THAT IS ONE HOT GUY---Andbjsahbdsad
those pro colors and lines--:iconpapmingplz:
would you like to rp sometime? :iconrlytearplz:
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
dwlajdw not really but thank you. your oc is really cute. ;7;

and sure whenever i have the time to. ;v;
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:iconzerofinite:
zerofinite Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
WHOA a spy, hmm? this is going to be interesting.
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:iconpinkysilva:
pinkysilva Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
Super cool looking Intel boi > <
I'm dying a little bit on the inside ;; A ;;
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
dmwakdw he's not really cool but thank you. ;7;

and fff- no dying. :icontearplz:
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:iconpinkysilva:
pinkysilva Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012
LOL nooo, you kidding ? He's just like //HAH, this thing called the world.
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:iconcheychey145:
cheychey145 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
*looks at birthday* Oh my god i forgot your birthday! lol here! *gives him a card with harts clovers and wings on them saying 'happy birthday!'*
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:iconaddaline:
addaline Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Student General Artist
adoraburuuuuu *A*
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
sankyuu. ;7;
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:iconaddaline:
addaline Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Student General Artist
=w= b
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:iconemi2yam2:
emi2yam2 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Student Digital Artist
His nationality <33333333333 I think he'd be the first filipino in group so ajhdgjhfdghgd Q U Q
And as always your characters look drop dead gorgeous I-I can't :icontearplz: plus his personality <3
Good luck bro! I hope you get in! *^*)9
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
lmao nuu- there's a handful of other pinoys before mine and one of the commanders is one lmao. x'DDD

thank you dear. ;7;
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:iconemi2yam2:
emi2yam2 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Student Digital Artist
PfFFT yeah, Dashi pointed it out to me :iconokayfaceplz: //obviously not updated lkndfklnfk
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:icondashima:
dashima Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
r u kidding there are like 10 pinoys LMFAOFDGFDSKLF :iconmilly-fox:
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:iconemi2yam2:
emi2yam2 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012  Student Digital Artist
PFFF WELP. I NEVER NOTICED- WHATEVEN
//ROLL DOWN IN A PIT IF EMBARRASSMENT :iconsawbplz:
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Wafflegnome Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Student Digital Artist
HOW MUCH YOU HAVE IMPROVED IN THIS SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME IS BEYOND ME :iconslashshockplz:
BEAUTIFUL AS ALWAYS, DEN. ALWAYS, WONDERFUL.
He's one of your most beautiful OC's yet, seriously, you're just getting better and better.
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
LOLWHUT- THE SAME COULD BE SAID FOR YOU. :iconpapmingplz:
and thanks waffu ;7;
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:iconhope-wish:
Hope-wish Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
yaaaaaaaaaaaaaay QLQ finally i got a chance to RP with you huhuhuhuhu (i wonder if u still remember me) Hope to play with your son in Milizia ;A;
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
lool yeah. of course i do, we met in CH chats and I look forward to being able to meet your adorable soon too. :iconpapcryplz:
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:iconchikalru-chanx3:
Chikalru-Chanx3 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Why..Does everything you make so precious? ╥﹏╥
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:iconhen-tie:
hen-tie Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
lolol- whut. not really but thank you. :iconmanweepplz:
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:iconjunshiro:
Junshiro Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012
amazing art!! as always!! he looks so cool~
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