“There were silences in my head. I could abandon myself completely to the pleasure of multiple relationships, to the beauty of the day, to the joys of the day. It was as if a cancer in me had ceased gnawing me. The cancer of introspection.”
― Anais Nin
She would eventually fake marry her best friend Nadiya Delphis whom she would fall in love with and actually marry and later have twin boys named Kalyan and Toya.
Powers & Abilities
Qudshu Physiology - Torina is a female Qudshu a distant relative to both Myrgans and the Bao with the ability to manipulate and generate pheromones, enhanced conditions, a tail and green blood.
- Enhanced Dexterity - Torina as a Qudshu can precisely control her movements and muscles, making her unable to be clumsy or fumbling. She can slip through a network of lasers, reach through dangerous narrow tunnels, keep perfect balance, or juggle effortlessly without ever tripping or wobbling. Torina can even move their finger or toes effortlessly, with tendon strain no longer being a problem.
- Mind Entering - Qudshu have the ability to enter another person's dream with their tails. To do this, the end of their tail opens like a flower which they then put on the intended target's head before entering the person's mind.
- Dream Walking - Through her tail she is capable of entering the dreams of others.
- Pheromone Manipulation - As a Qudshu she has complete control over the pheromones, a secreted or excreted chemical factor that triggers a social response in members of the same species, of oneself and others, including releasing pheromones that induce attraction between subjects (or within a subject for oneself), to exuding pheromones strong enough to induce sleep, change/influence emotions, draw crowds, etc. Pheromones may induce a pleasure, or may put subjects into a state of high suggestibility (either of which is useful for limited mind control). Other uses of these pheromones can be used to mark territory (causing people to feel the compulsion to not go into a certain area), or to leave a pheromone path which others can follow. The user's pheromones may even increase stamina, slightly stimulate the healing process or (used offensively) cause foes to become disoriented, violent or extremely sick.
High Pain Tolerance - Torina is a very determined individual and never gives up. She has a remarkable tolerance for pain.
- Xenolinguists Expert - Torina can speak Modern and Old Qudshan, and the dialect of Shenanu as her native tongue. But can now speak human languages such as English, Russian, and French, under she also can now speak Modern Mryganese, Jaisarian, Zivii (both Lesser and Greater), Laguran and Illyrian.
- Medical Pack -
- Torina means "enduring lantern" in Old Qudshun, and her "surname" is Oro which in Modern Qudshun means "exiled, failing, or philistine".
- Her Sykhur Qudshian name is Sylarkini which means "rare bird free from the golden cage" in Ancient Qudshun. The name was given to her by Mother Dyoha so that Torina always remember she is free and will never be forced into slavery and is free to make her own life.
- Torina is associated with the number "8" which is in reference to the tarot card Strength.
- She is also associated with the Page of Goblets.
- She is pansexual.
- Her hobbies are baking, getting other people drunk and model building.
- Torina's favorite dish is called the Seafood Exotica Stir-Fry Dish, and is made of up braised abalone and tempure shrimp, along a variety of vegetables and noodles named from the juice of Ori slug and seasoned with okeo, pguli, soy sauce, and rice wine.
- She loves 19th century horror films.
- Torina loves the rain.
- Her backup career was to become a kindergarten teacher.