Reani has warm brown skin, sprinkled with golden freckles across most of her body. Her hair is white-blond and long enough to reach her waist, bound up into a high ponytail. Her eyes are bright and gold, and she is crowned with a glowing halo which hovers above her head. She wears a white dress and cloak with gold trim. Reani also has a scimitar and a wand tucked into her belt.
Reani is overtly kind, jovial and optimistic. She's very quick to trust and attempt to make friends, even inviting strangers into her home, sharing her secrets with them, and going out of her way to help them to great personal risk. Reani is willing to do whatever her angelic guide Samliel tells her to, without complaint or questioning. She has an extremely black-or-white moralistic view of evil, believing anything or anyone evil needs to be destroyed - this extends to evil acts, such as those who are selfish or harm others. She can also be surprisingly violent at times, nonchalantly stating she'd have to kill one of the Mighty Nein if they did something she considered evil.
Reani says she was left in Nicodranas as a child by her mother, and was (presumably) raised by an alchemist called Landon who became something of a father-figure. At some point when she was a child, her angelic guide Samliel began speaking to her in her dreams.
Once when Landon tasked her with finding herbs Reani ran into some fey who she says gave her powers, enabling her to do "cool druid stuff".
Growing up in Nicodranas, Reani once snuck into the Lavish Chateau behind her caretaker Landon to watch the Ruby of the Sea perform. Since she was five years old at the time, Jester Lavorre hadn't been born yet.
Now an adult, Reani wandered around trying to help people and stop evildoers whenever she could. This was until Samliel told her to go to Uthodurn, which she did, but he largely remained silent afterwards. Reani began putting down evil by fighting the criminal underbelly of the city in her various animal forms, which accidentally grew over time into a vigilante persona locals called Ivae'ess, or the Lightbringer, while the real Reani remained anonymous and scratched out a living in Uthodurn. A year into her stay, Reani befriended the blacksmith Umagorn Smeltborne and occasionally left him gifts.
In the next five years in Uthodurn, Reani arranged to live in a small home on the Liber Disk thanks to trading done with Master Ava Endlewood of the Plexus Post. The one-storey home was of elven architecture, packed with knick-knacks and plants that she's kept alive through her druidic magic, as well as a dog bed she sleeps in occasionally when in wolf form.
After an attempt to save a trapper outside the city went awry, Reani's life was saved by a Glassblade called Fen. This started a romance between the two. At some point further into their relationship though, a failed excursion into the Savalirwood on behalf of the Vellum Steeple Archive left Reani and one other as the only survivors. Reani's relationship with Fen deteriorated faster the more dangerous missions she went on and finally culminated in the two separating, as long as Reani put her duty to Samliel above her own safety.
"Manifold Morals" (2x74) Edit
Upon leaving the Anvil of Smeltborne blacksmithy, the Mighty Nein were approached by a hooded Reani, who quickly offered her assistance in the group's search for a white dragon. Sharing a common goal after her angelic guide Samliel had told her to find one, and having so much in common already (growing up in Nicodranas, a love of pastries, nature, whiskey, and a strange connection to a powerful entity through dreams), the Nein and Reani became fast friends and agreed to work together. Reani even invited them to her home for tea not long after meeting them, before continuing on in guiding the party around Uthodurn, taking them to Ava Endlewood at the Plexus Post and later the Vellum Steeple Archive.
At the Plexus Post, the group learned more of Reani's rather black-and-white view of morality and attempted to challenge her on it, suggesting bad deeds can be done with good intentions, but to little success. Reani instead said she needed to "talk to Samliel" about it since he hadn't been prepared her for such questions.
Reani let the Nein in on her "secret" identity as Ivae'ess, or the Lightbringer, and used it several times to help the Nein get access to things they normally wouldn't around Uthodurn. When Beau attempted to make amends for the ruckus caused in the archives, as well as purchase knowledge of their Teleportation Circle for Caleb to use, Reani tried to intimidate the Scribewarden into agreeing, but failed. When that didn't work, Reani managed to bargain for a cheaper price by suggesting 'The Lightbringer' accompany another expedition into the Savalierwood, which succeeded and got Caleb access to the archive's circle.
As part of their plan to get to Mythburrow faster, Reani accompanied the Nein via teleport to Rosohna and got a guided tour of the Xhorhaus. While there Reani helped Caduceus' roof garden by encouraging the plants to grow faster with druidic magic. Essek Thelyss arrived to teleport the group to Mythburrow. The spell was successful. They found themselves in a snowy mountain next to a cave heading into the mountain.
"Rime and Reason" (2x75)Edit
Although Fen and Reani have ended their relationship, Reani still has feelings for Fen.
Character Information Edit
Aasimar Abilities Edit
- Celestial Resistance (resistant to radiant and necrotic damage)
- Healing Hands
- Light Bearer
Druid Abilities Edit
- Druid Circle: Circle of the Moon
- Circle Forms
- Combat Wild Shape
- Primal Strike (Circle of the Moon) (Beast attacks count as magical)
- Ritual Casting
- Wild Shape
Druid Spells Edit
Reani knows three druid cantrips and has access to 1st- through 5th-level druid spells. As a 9th level druid, Reani can prepare up to 13 of these spells each day.
- Speak With Animals
- Flame Blade (mentioned)
- Pass Without Trace
Notable Items Edit
- Reani: The rule is that evil dies.
Reani is bisexual.
- ↑ Mica's Tweet
- ↑ Dani Carr mentions on Critical Recap that Reani is a scourge aasimar.
- ↑ See "Manifold Morals" (2x74) at 0:30:25.
- ↑ See "Talks Machina #124: 'Rime and Reason'" (TMx124).
- ↑ See "Talks Machina #123: 'Manifold Morals'" (TMx123) from 0:48:00 through 0:51:50.
- ↑ See "Talks Machina #123: 'Manifold Morals'" (TMx123) at 0:57:17. Mica mentions that Reani has the Lucky feat.
- ↑ See "Rime and Reason" (2x75). Reani uses the Lucky feat to reroll.
- ↑ See "Rime and Reason" (2x75). Reani uses Wild Shape to transform into a giant scorpion, the CR limitation consist with Circle of the Moon.
- ↑ See "Manifold Morals" (2x74) at 0:33:18. Reani casts Druidcraft to make a flower crown for Fjord.
- ↑ See "Rime and Reason" (2x75) at 0:36:41. Reani casts Produce Flame.
- ↑ See "Rime and Reason" (2x75) at 0:44:29. Reani casts Speak With Animals.
- ↑ See "Rime and Reason" (2x75). Reani casts Pass Without Trace.
- ↑ See "Rime and Reason" (2x75). Reani casts Blight.
- ↑ See "Rime and Reason" (2x75) at 0:43:44. Reani casts Conjure Woodland Beings.
- ↑ See "Manifold Morals" (2x74) at 40:37.