Though these two were not the first characters I created for this world, they both hold a very dear place in my heart!
They are my first pale of gay own characters, and I do love them dearly!
What gender are you? Zen: *smiles, amused*Male Bastian: Me, too.
What is your age? Zen: I'm 25. Bastian: *blushes and looks away* You make me feel old. Zen: *smiles sweetly* He's 30.
Do you want a hug? Zen: Depends on who it's from. Bastian: *blushes* Zen: I think Bastian is too shy, Sins.
Do you have any bad habits? Zen: I choose relationships based purely on sex. It's rather… empty… Bastian: I don't have bad habits, really, but I do have pretty bad nightmares…
What is your favorite food? Zen: Uh, I really like sushi. Bastian: I love tofu in preserved egg. Smells awful, but tastes delicious.
What is your favorite ice-cream flavor? Bastian: Chocolate. Zen: Rocky Road.
Are you a virgin? Zen: No, dear, I'm not. Haven't been for several years, and I suspect the same of Bastian. Bastian: *blushes* Haven't been a virgin since high school…
Have you killed anyone? Zen: *grimaces* Once, but only in self-defense. Bastian: Never. I've never had cause to.
Do you hate anyone? Zen: The bastard who killed my sister. Bastian: The people who killed De.
Do you have any secrets? Zen: Always. Secrets keep me alive. Bastian: I have secrets, too. Zen: *cocks his head at Bastian* What about? Bastian: *smiles* If I told you, they wouldn't be secrets.
What is your favorite season? Zen: Uh, spring, because that's when my sister's visit me. Bastian: I love all of the seasons, the beautiful rebirth of spring, the lovely flowers of summer, the falling leaves in autumn, and the white snow and ice-dipped tree branches in winter.
Who is your best friend(s)? Zen: I don't really have friends. I have family, exes, business associates , and ...well, Bastian. Bastian: Zen's the closest thing to a friend I have, as well. I don't like to befriend people, because they always seem to die.
What are your hobbies? Zen: I read old books. And I dance. Bastian: I… don't really have hobbies.
What is your favorite drink? Zen: I really love lemonade. My sisters used to make it all the time. Bastian: I like rum. Zen: *smirks* Yeah, my sisters put that in the lemonade.
When is your birthday? Bastain: *blushes*February 14th… Zen: You were born on Valentine's Day? I didn't know that! My birthday is May 1st.
Are you nice or mean? Zen: *snickers* If nice is white and mean in black, I tend to be dark gray. Bastian: Uh, I think I'm light gray, there.
Are you social or shy? Bastian: *blushes* Zen: He's shy. I never have been.
What do you think of your parents? Zen: My parents were killed when I was young. My older sisters raised me. Bastian: My parents disowned me when I told them I was gay.
What's your weakness? Zen: *blushes uncharacteristically* Uh, quiet artistic men, quite truthfully. Bastian: *blushes darker than Zen* I love a guy with long hair.
How long can you stay under water? Zen: *amused* Oh, six or seven minutes. Bastian: Um, eight minutes, I think. Sins: Do I want to know how you know this? Bastian: I was bullied in high school. Enough said. Zen:… And I gave head in a hot spring.
What do you do on a regular day basis? Bastian: I paint almost everyday. Zen: I… go dancing. Sins: He means prowling for skank. Bastian: *blushes*
Do you love someone? Zen: Yes. Bastian: *blushes* Yes. Sins: *gives a long-suffering sigh*Who? Zen: *eyes Bastian* Bastian: *eyes Zen, blushing*
Ever worn a dress? Zen: Yeah. It was made of leather, actually… Bastian: You have a strange thing for leather. Zen: Well, have you worn a dress? Bastian: *blushes* De dressed me up like a gothic loli once. Black silk and lots of lace.
...Willingly? Zen: For my then-boyfriend, yeah. He left the dress when he bailed. Bastian: *blushes* No, not at all.
What do you consider fun in the day-time? Bastian: Painting. Zen: Reading, because I don't get much chance to.
At night? Zen: Dancing. Bastian: *blushes* Uh, not answering this one…
Ever kissed anyone? Zen: Hell yeah. I've kissed lots of people. Even Bastian. Bastian: *blushes* I've kissed several people, as well.
...Of the same gender? Zen: *chuckles* ALL of the same gender. Bastian: *blushing still* Me too.
Anyone love you? Bastian: *shyly* I hope so. Zen: I've spent so long without love… I'm praying that someone does love me…
What's your favorite color? Zen: Black. Bastian: Blue.
When was the last time you cried? Bastian: *in a small voice* The last time I had a nightmare. Zen: The last time my heart was broken.
Do you have a pet? Zen: No, too high maintenance. Bastian: Same here, although I love animals.
Are you crazy? Zen: *thinks about it* No, not really. Bastian: Nope.
What are you? Bastian: Um, genetically modified human, both of us.
What's your nickname? Bastian: I'll answer to various endearments. *blushes* Zen: Well, I've been called Z before.
Do you consider yourself a happy or a down person? Zen: I'm a rational person. It's not the same thing. Bastian: I'm usually pretty happy.
What is your current occupation? Bastian: I'm an artist. Zen: I… I'm a businessman.
Who do you know that bugs you? Zen: My sisters nag me, but they don't really bug me. Bastian: My ex-boyfriend. It's a really long story…
Have you 'done it' in the past month? Bastian and Zen: *blush* Yeah. Sins: With each other? Zen: *nods*
Ever think about getting married? Zen: No, not really. Bastian: Marriage isn't necessary for commitment.
Have you ever had a sleepover with someone of the opposite sex? Zen: Yeah. Bastian: Yes.
When was the first time you 'did it'? Zen: High school. In the locker room. Bastian: High school. In a lecture hall. Sins: Was there a lesson going on? Bastian: *blushes* Yeah. Sex Ed.
Choose one word to describe yourself. Bastian: Reticent. Zen: Jaded.
Do you have any family? Zen: I had three sisters, but now I have two: Amiria and Fate. Bastian: I have a sister named Sebina that I talk to, but my parents and my older brother Martian don't speak to me at all.
Boxers or briefs? Bastian: Boxers. Zen: Uh… neither. I don’t wear them.
What’s your opinion of male prostitution? Bastian: *blushes* Sins: I don’t think this question is suitable for Bastian. Zen: *smirks* Well, if you love what you’re doing… Sins: *smacks Zen* Inappropriate!
Creamy or crunchy? Bastian: Crunchy. Creamy sticks to the roof of my mouth. Zen: Also crunchy. I hate feeling like a Pomeranian with my tongue stuck to the roof of my mouth.
If you were the opposite gender, how would you dress? Zen: Mini skirts and halter tops and short little dresses. Bastian: *blushes* Like a goth-lolita probably…
What color is your toothbrush? Zen: You know what? I wanna know why they have to make the fucking things vibrate. Seriously! It’s like having a dentist drill in your mouth while you brush your teeth! Bastian: I know, right? Mine’s orange.
What do you think of when you hear the word white? Bastian: Paint. Zen:… Bodily fluids. Sins: Zen! Zen: Fine. Semen. Sins: *glares at Zen*
If you were an animal, what kind of animal would you be? Bastian: A cat. I love to cuddle. Zen: *smirks* A dog. I like chasing cats.
Do you have your ears pierced? Zen: I have my lobes pierced twice. Bastian: I have my cartilage pierced three times.
Do you have anything else pierced? Bastian: Uh, no. I had snakebites once, though. Zen: Thought about it, but no. You’d look good with snakebites, Bastian. Bastian: *blushes*
Favorite song? Zen: *blushes* Had Enough by Lifehouse and Chris Daughtry Sins: AWWW! *hugs Zen tightly and kisses his cheek* Bastian: *blushes a darker shade of red than Zen* Open Arms by Journey. Sins: *glomps Bastian*
Do you guys (as a couple/bromance) have a song? Bastian: I don’t think so… *looks at Zen* Zen: *smirks* Yeah we do. Hands All Over by Maroon 5 Bastian: *blushes and hides under a table*
Do you wear glasses? If you do, describe them. Zen: I wear reading glasses. They’re rectangular and black. Bastian: *smiles cutely* I like your glasses. I don’t have any, though.
Do you smoke, drink, or do any other kind of drugs? Zen: I drink often, smoke occasionally, and don’t use drugs anymore. Bastian: I drink, don’t smoke, and used to have a small drug problem… Sins: How small, love? Bastian: *blushes* Can I not go there? Zen: Fine. What drug? Bastian: Special K.
Do you have any special talents? Bastian: Yeah, I guess. I’m an artist and I make a pretty good living. Zen: *smirks* I’m told I have lots of talents… Sins: Any that aren’t rated PG13, T, R, or M? Zen: *thinks about it* I’m a computer wiz.
Any nervous habits? Bastian: I tap my nails. Zen: I play in my hair.