❁ INTRODUCTION ,
the spirits that reside throughout the sanctuary's territory have taken the shape of wisps, little balls of color. what's more surprising is that these wisps can now imprint on members based on like wise personality, as the color of the wisp represents your character. of course it won't be a perfect match, but a lot of development can be made based off of them. your wisp can be any shade of that color, shade representing how much you are like that wisp. for example, if you're a light red, you probably have some traits of the red personality, but not all! (i used this site as a reference).
❁ PLOT IDEAS ,
a rarity among the wisps is for your spirit to flicker between colors, representing a mix of personality. it is considered extremely abnormal for it to do so and some members may think your wisp is broken! wisps can share a character bond with your character, but they do not talk, speaking by emotions instead. it is a disgrace to not be able to see your wisp (aka your character doesn't have the sight), which can lead to your character feeling shame or perhaps being shunned (but not outright) by some members. some members may go as far as associating with only one color of wisp or maybe even thinking their color is the best! lastly, the worst would be not having a wisp at all! most native born members get their wisps at apprenticeship to adulthood. outsiders that join can also receive a wisp once they paint their paw on the gaia's trunk- but to not have one is simply a punishment all on it's own.
❁ THE WISPS ,
red wisps are bold and action driven, confident in themselves! they can be a bit of a loud mouth and tend to rush in without thinking. they are extremely competitive and win people over with their determined nature. a negative quality to this is that they tend to explode rapidly with their short temper, their competitive nature sometimes leading immediately to anger. they are impatient and they want things now!
quick traits; bold, active, confident, loud mouthed, noisy, competitive, insensitive, reckless, determined, short tempered, impatient, judgmental, knowledgeable, admirable, sticks to their guns
gold wisps are charming and actively like to pursue in anything they want. instead of demanding anything, they're go-getters, and draw people in with their self confident natures, as well as kind heart. they are friendly, and generally optimistic, but sometimes they're too confident or attention seeking.
quick traits; charming, a real go-getter, self confident, kind, friendly, optimistic, can be vain or dramatic, tend to overlook the bigger picture, a bit insensitive at times, two-faced
black wisps are serious and independent and very self contained. they aren't very big on attaching themselves to others, simply because they don't want to get hurt. they tend to shelter themselves behind apathy, appearing mysterious to outsiders. they like to be in control of themselves and of their surroundings, which makes change difficult for them, but they'll adapt.
quick traits; serious, independent, self contained, detached, apathetic, mysterious, controlling, reluctantly adaptable, authoritative, stands up to the bully, perhaps shy when it comes to emotions, doesn't like losing control or appearing anything more than calm and collected
silver wisps are introverted, and creative, often motivated by themselves. at times, they get so hooked onto one fantasy that they will lose sense of reality, and may drift from their loved ones. they welcome change, and love to try out different things! generally, they are gentle and pacifistic, but they can be snobbish, or vain.
quick traits; introverted, creative, self motivated, perhaps self centered, absentminded, loves challenges and adventures, gentle, pacifistic, may be vain or snobbish, loving, stubborn, doesn't like to admit wrongdoing
white wisps appear to be shy and reserved, but don't be fooled, they have strong morals and beliefs! they are confident when in a good mood, yet self critical and a perfectionist when not. they are highly independent, and as such, they have troubles with expressing themselves. yet they are also thoughtful, and balanced, they just need to get out of their shells more!
quick traits; sometimes self confident, high morals, may appear to be shy or reserved, self critical, independent, thoughtful, balanced, reluctant for change, isn't afraid to get the job done, don't mistake them for being a pacifist cause they'll show you wrong, persistent
blue wisps are reserved, and trustworthy, and dislike being anything other than peaceful. they are introverted, and have a bad habit of comparing the present to the past. they are stubborn, careful, and sincere. although disliking conflict, they sometimes find themselves the center of it because they've used their ability to manipulate somewhere.
quick traits; loves to chill out, reserved or maybe quiet, trustworthy, peaceful, introverted, stubborn, careful, sincere, may be two faced or manipulative, extremely emotional, would rather watch drama than be drama
brown wisps like to live in their own little world, but they aren't afraid to bring people into that world with them! they are warm and encouraging, and often, people come to them with their problems. they take their duties very seriously and tend to have a dry sense of humor about them. they like things to be structured, but they are no perfectionist ; they are careful, not impulsive.
quick traits; absentminded to the extreme, loves to daydream, warm, encouraging, practically your therapist, responsible, horrible sense of humor, likes structure but can be free, they're careful with emotions, and sensitivities, motherly or fatherly, extroverted
green wisps are nurturing, and selfless ; they even tend to forget about themselves at times! they are open with their feelings, and only want to feel love and be loved. they have high morals, and always do what's right to them. they are always struggling to find balance and peace, which makes them not very action driven.
quick traits; selfless, nurturing, expressive, high morals, just, passive, may be lazy, extremely empathetic, more than likely extroverted, tends to wing things a lot
yellow wisps are happy and cheerful but impulsive and highly independent (or highly clingy). they can be stubborn but dislike pettiness, which makes them a hypocrite when they be petty. they are good at getting information out of others, and they can be stubborn and arrogant.
quick traits; highly manipulative, class a+ actor, happy & cheerful (could be faking this, you never know), impulsive, either independent or massively clingy, stubborn, petty, hypocritical, arrogant, 100% extroverted, tends to whine & complain loudly, could kill someone with their glares
pink wisps can be considered to be shy with their reserved nature, very much cool and collected. like the color, they are sweet but at times can become immature. they are feminine/flamboyant and maternal, sometimes taking their nurturing nature too far as they forget about themselves. they rely on others to love them when they should become self reliant.
quick traits; shy or reserved, acts calm and collected and usually is, sickeningly sweet, immature, flamboyant when they're not reserved, maternal, selfless, can go overboard, obsesses a lot, prone to addictions, extremely clingy, either has confidence or doesn't
purple wisps are dreamers, and tend to ignore reality. if your reality doesn't fit them, they tend to ignore you, in a rather snobbish and self indulgent manner. they are friendly and creative, a free spirit. however, they are secretive and moody, disliking responsibility of any sort. they want to stand apart, not liking to be apart of a crowd.
quick traits; snobbish, self indulgent, easy to manipulate, friendly, creative, moody, secretive, dislikes responsibility, will literally do anything except work, lazy, wants to sleep 24/7, antisocial, vain, can be introverted or extroverted, free spirited
orange wisps are extroverted and flamboyant, extremely sociable. they enjoy partying, and to help others. if not surrounded by people, they can become depressed ; they love anything fun, and mundane things bore them. they want to be popular, and to be liked ; they're extremely emotional and fragile, and will do anything for attention.
quick traits; 100% a crybaby, will throw tantrums, probably not that smart, extroverted, may appear insensitive but never means it, flamboyant, sociable, clingy, emotional, fragile, attention seeking, needs to be sheltered
the wispless are those who do not have a wisp (obviously) due to whatever reason.
examples / plot ideas;
they could have one and be hiding it, in an effort to not cause conflict between their friends.
their wisp could have been 'eaten' / absorbed by the shadowy creatures that inhabit the sanctuary, forever hungry for the spirits that members treasure.
their personality doesn't match to a wisp aka they're 'cursed'.
they could have a wisp but not be able to see it (aka not have the sight).